Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

Windows are shattered in the Little Caesars on 700 South after the pizza restaurant was vandalized early Saturday morning, St. George, Utah, June 15, 2019 | Photo by Mori Kessler. 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 15-16.

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


Police: Man stabbed while defending dog from knife attack in LaVerkin

Multiple officers respond to an alleged stabbing on 300 North in LaVerkin, Utah, June 15, 2019 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

LaVerkin — A LaVerkin man was arrested Saturday morning after allegedly stabbing a man and a dog.

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UPDATED: Police arrest suspect after windows are found shattered at Little Caesars on 700 South

Windows are shattered in the Little Caesars on 700 South after the pizza restaurant was apparently vandalized early Saturday morning, St. George, Utah, June 15, 2019 | Photo by Mori Kessler. St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Police officers are investigating an early-morning incident at the Little Caesars restaurant on 700 South that left windows in the lobby and drive-thru shattered.

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St. George man faces felony theft charge after allegedly stealing customer loyalty points

Composite image shows St. George Police on Bluff Street in St. George, Utah, Jan. 25, 2018 | File photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A St. George man was arrested and charged for allegedly stealing customers’ loyalty points and using them to purchase merchandise at local convenience stores.

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Officer finds body floating in pond in Mesquite

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

ST. GEORGE — A police officer discovered a body while on patrol in Mesquite, Nevada, Saturday afternoon.

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Prosecutors amend charges against man accused of starting Brian Head Fire

On the first day of the Brian Head Fire that eventually burned 70,000 acres in Iron County and at one time was considered the largest wildfire in the United States during the 2017 fire season, Brian Head, Utah, June 16. 2017 | File photo courtesy of Scott Young, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Iron County prosecutors have amended the charges levied against a man accused of starting 2017’s Brian Head Fire, which has effectively reset the case.

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

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