Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

In this May 31, 2019, file photo, first responders search for the body of an man who died while cliff jumping at the Gunlock Reservoir, Washington County, Utah | Photo by Ryann Richardson, St. George News

ST. GEORGE— In case you missed it, here is your weekend recap of the top five most viewed stories published on St. George News from Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2.

See the related stories at the bottom of this page for the five honorable mention stories.


Responders locate body of cliff jumper at Gunlock Reservoir

Intermountain Life Flight helicopter takes off after searching the Gunlock Reservoir lower falls for a missing 36-year-old man in Washington County, Utah, May 31, 2019 | Photo by Ryann Richardson, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Officials have located the body of a man who went cliff jumping at Gunlock Reservoir.

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Prostitution sting leads to 4 arrests in St. George

Stock image | Photo by Chalabala/iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Multiple individuals were arrested in St. George this weekend after investigators posed online as female prostitutes.

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Foundation devastated after finding nearly completed home in St. George vandalized

Vandalism that was discovered in “The Giving House,” a project by Homes for Hearts Foundation, in St. George, Utah, May 31, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Homes for Hearts Foundation, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A foundation that focuses on giving back to the community is dealing with a “heartbreaking” obstacle after finding one of its projects vandalized Friday morning.

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Downtown St. George among country’s most economically distressed areas that could get ‘Opportunity Zone’ boost

St. George City as seen from the Dixie Rock/Sugarloaf formation at Pioneer Park, St. George, Utah, July 2016 | Photo by Mori Kessler, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A tax incentive program enacted by the U.S. Congress intended to economically boost poverty-stricken areas has implications for downtown St. George and other parts of Southern Utah.

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Bystanders jump to help after car being towed by U-haul bursts into flames on I-15

Passenger car pulled behind a U-Haul catches fire on southbound I-15 near Exit 2 in St. George, Utah, June 1, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Beaver Dam/Littlefield Fire District, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Bystanders jumped to help after a car being towed by a moving truck caught fire on Interstate 15 in St. George Saturday afternoon.

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The top 5 honorable mention stories can be found below in the related stories.

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