Top 5 weekend stories on St. George News

Stock image of Santa Clara-Ivins Police patrol vehicle | 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, May 8-9.

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

Santa Clara man who killed wife on Alaskan cruise blaming brain injury from contact sports

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Santa Clara man awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the beating death of his wife on an Alaska cruise had brain abnormalities a defense expert deemed consistent with injuries caused by playing contact sports, according to a court filing in the case.

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Homeowner finds burglar inside residence in Ivins, suspect charged

Stock image of Santa Clara-Ivins Police patrol vehicle | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A suspect well-known to police is in jail facing felony burglary and other charges after he allegedly entered a home and was found in the master bedroom by officers, who had to taser the man to remove him from the residence.

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ATV crash involving juvenile in Warner Valley turns fatal 

Composite image. Background photo shows Warner Valley from the Hurricane Cliffs, Washington County, Utah, photo undated | Photo by Julie Applegate, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Officials at the Utah Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks and Recreation said that the 14-year-old juvenile who was involved in an ATV crash in Warner Valley Friday has died.

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Quick Quack Car Wash breaks ground on St. George location

Officials turn over dirt with their shovels at Quick Quack Car Wash groundbreaking ceremony, St. George, Utah, May 6, 2021 | Photo courtesy of Quick Quack Car Wash, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Quick Quack Car Wash officials broke ground Thursday on the chain’s first location in the St. George area.

Located at 2828 S. Mall Drive, the location is expected to open in the fall of 2021, according to a press release issued by the company. 

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Youth cheerleaders from St. George win national title in Florida

Raglan Coast cheerleaders from St. George, Utah after winning national title at the Summit competition in Orlando, Florida, May 2021 | Photo courtesy of Raglan Coast Cheer, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — Raglan Coast Cheer’s all-star cheerleading program made their mark on cheerleading history last weekend, becoming the first team in their classification in Utah to win the top prize at the Summit Cheer Championship, an invitation-only national competition held in Orlando, Florida.

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

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