Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

Defense attorney Trevor Terry gives impassioned closing argument during bar shooting trial at 5th District Court, St. George, Utah, Mar. 6, 2020 | Photo by Cody Blowers, 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, March 7-8.

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

Dirt bike accident in Bloomington Hills sends teen to hospital 

The site of a dirt bike accident where a teenager was ejected and sustained injuries. In the Bloomington Hills neighborhood of St. George, Utah on March 7, 2020. | Photo by Ryne Williams, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Around 5:15 p.m. on Saturday night, a group of juveniles were traveling east on Boulder Springs Road in the Bloomington Hills area when one of the juveniles hit the curb and was ejected from his dirt bike.

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Jury returns guilty verdict on bar murder before packed courtroom with 7 bailiffs standing guard

L-R: Joseph Flynn and defense attorney Trevor Terry stand as the verdict is read in bar shooting trial in 5th District Court, St. George, Utah, Mar. 6, 2020 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Prosecutor Jerry Jaeger told the jury Bronson Joseph Flynn was guilty of murder when he shot and killed 34-year-old Spencer Maluafiti Tafua at the One and Only bar in 2018 — and the jury agreed.

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Injured motorcyclist flown to Dixie Regional after falling into a ravine

File photo shows a Life Flight helicopter on Sand Mountain, Washington County, Utah, September 2017 | Photo by Ron Chaffin, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Around 3 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, search and rescue was called to an area off state Route 9 in La Verkin.

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Report says Latter-day Saints church has $38 billion in investment fund

The Salt Lake Temple at Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Oct. 4, 2019 | Associated Press file photo by Rick Bowmer, St. George News

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Church of Jesus Chris of Latter-day Saints’ largest investment fund had nearly $38 billion in stocks and mutual funds at the end of 2019, according to a filing that sheds new light on the faith’s finances.

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Mandatory shuttle service in Zion Canyon back in operation 

Shuttles for access into Zion Canyon, Springdale, Utah, date unspecified | Photo courtesy of Zion National Park Service, St. George News

SPRINGDALE — Zion National Park visitors may only access Zion Canyon via the shuttle service and access to private vehicles will not reopen until November.

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