Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

The front axle of a UPS truck is lodged in the dirt after a crash on Interstate 15 in Iron County, Utah, April 13, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Utah Highway Patrol, 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, April 13-14.

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


Hurricane Police ask residents to shelter in place as officers deal with ‘high-priority situation’

Police at the scene of a standoff in Hurricane, Utah, April 14, 2019 | Photo by Ron Chaffin, St. George News

HURRICANE — Hurricane residents were advised to stay secured in their homes Sunday evening after a manhunt ended with a standoff at a home.

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Man reported as missing, endangered dies in crash with semi on I-15

A passenger is heavily damaged after a fatal crash on Interstate 15 in Iron County, Utah, April 13, 2019 | Photo courtesy of Utah Highway Patrol, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A Nevada man who had been reported missing was killed in a crash on Interstate 15 in Iron County early Saturday morning.

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Pilot mistakenly lands single-engine plane at site of old St. George airport

Police investigate the scene of a mistaken landing involving a single-engine Rallye Commodore at the site of the old St. George airport, St. George, Utah, April 13, 2019 | Photo by Ron Chaffin, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Dixie Technical College received a surprise visit Saturday when a small plane landed at the site of the old St. George airport on the Black Hill.

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Report of stolen toy-hauler in Dixie Downs area triggers extensive manhunt

File photo of a Utah Highway Patrol vehicle in St. George, Utah, Nov. 2, 2016 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Police say the discovery of a trailer packed with stolen snowmobiles and a motorcycle sparked an extensive search for three suspects that lasted well into the early morning hours Saturday.

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Does weedkiller Roundup cause cancer? The law says yes, the science says maybe

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Henfaes/iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. George News

FEATURE (THE CONVERSATION) — A federal jury in California has unanimously decided that the weedkiller Roundup was a “substantial factor” in causing the lymphoma of 70-year-old Edwin Hardeman, who had used Roundup on his property for many years, and awarded Hardeman $80 million in damages. This is the second such verdict in less than eight months. In August 2018 another jury concluded that groundskeeper DeWayne Johnson developed cancer due to his exposure to Roundup, and ordered Monsanto, the manufacturer, to pay Johnson nearly $300 million in damages.

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

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