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  • Search and rescue crews respond after 3 inner tube riders fall into Virgin River

    MOHAVE COUNTY, Ariz. — Three people were safely rescued after being swept down the river in the Virgin River Gorge in Arizona Saturday afternoon. The St. George News reports. At approximately 3:30 p.m., emergency personnel from Beaver Dam/Littlefield Fire District were dispatched for a search and rescue on the Virgin River near mile marker 16 on Interstate 15. “Witnesses stated two adults and one juvenile were riding on inner tubes down the river when they were knocked off their equipment and […]

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

    ST. GEORGE — Police say the discovery of a trailer packed with packed with stolen snowmobiles and a motorcycle sparked an extensive search for three suspects that lasted well into the early morning hours Saturday. The St. George News reports. At 4:30 p.m. Friday a man called 911 to report that a snowmobile and utility trailer his family had reported stolen six weeks prior was observed in the Dixie Downs area of St. George being pulled behind a Dodge pickup […]

  • Man flown to hospital after being crushed under vehicle in Littlefield

    ST. GEORGE — A man was flown to Dixie Regional Medical Center in critical condition after being crushed by a vehicle he was working on in Littlefield, Arizona, Saturday afternoon. The St. George News reports. At 1 p.m. emergency personnel responded on report of a traumatic accident on Grand Canyon Road in Littlefield involving a man in his 30s who was injured when the vehicle he was working on fell on top of him, Beaver Dam/Littlefield Fire District firefighter and […]

  • UDOT seeking public input on SR-9 improvements near Hurricane

    ST. GEORGE, Utah — A part of state Route 9 between Interstate 15 and where the Southern Parkway will connect is being studied by state road planners, who said they are seeking public input as part of the process, St. George News reports. The Utah Department of Transportation is preparing a study focused on the 6.5 mile stretch of SR-9 between I-15 and general area of 2800 West (near the current location of Zion Helicopters) as a part of long-term planning for […]

  • Falls in Snow Canyon, Red Mountain prompt rescues involving long treks on foot and ATV

    ST. GEORGE — Two recent rescues in popular hiking destinations in Washington County may be the precursor to a potentially busy season for search and rescue teams as temperatures begin to rise. The St. George News reports. At 10:45 a.m. Saturday, emergency personnel were dispatched to the Red Mountain trail area off state Route 18 near Dammeron Valley on a reported fall involving a hiker who suffered a facial injury, Washington County Sheriff’s Sgt. Darrell Cashin said. Washington County Sheriff’s […]

  • Police: After leaving liquor store, driver suspected of DUI hits pedestrian, drives away

    ST. GEORGE — A man walking on the sidewalk was seriously injured after police say a driver suspected of DUI hit him and left the scene near the St. George liquor store Saturday. The St. George News reports. The driver, 37-year-old Trevor Andreasen Royce, was later arrested after police tracked him down at a hotel. He was charged with felony counts of DUI and leaving the scene of an accident with serious injuries. Police responded to the initial incident reported as […]

  • Man jailed after threatening Fillmore resident with ax, police say

    ST. GEORGE — A Millard County man is in jail after he allegedly threatened a resident with an ax and then led police on a series of pursuits early Friday morning. The St. George News reports. Just before 4 a.m. Millard County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call on Scenic Highway in Fillmore involving a man who was found outside of a residence holding a long-handled ax, according to a press release issued by the Millard County Sheriff’s Office. The […]

  • 1 arrested, 1 sent to hospital after rollover on Dixie Drive

    ST. GEORGE — One person was sent to the hospital and another was arrested after police say an argument in a minivan triggered a rollover on Dixie Drive Friday evening. The St. George News reports. Emergency personnel responded to the single-vehicle rollover shortly before 5 p.m. in the area of 1200 South on Dixie Drive involving a Toyota Sienna with two occupants, a male driver and female passenger. St. George Police Lt. Jordan Minnick said a domestic-related incident occurred between the […]

  • Active rockslide closes Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway

    ZION NATIONAL PARK — The Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway that connects state Route 9 between Springdale and Mt. Carmel Junction is temporarily closed due to falling rock debris. The St. George News reports. The highway is closed from Canyon Junction to the east tunnel entrance after rock and debris were sent falling along the highway, according to a tweet released by park officials Saturday evening. The road will remain closed until it can be evaluated Sunday morning and will reopen once the falling debris […]

  • Head-on crash in Littlefield send 2 to hospital with serious injuries

    ST. GEORGE — Two people were transported to the hospital in serious condition after a head-on collision in Littlefield, Arizona, Saturday. The St. George News reports. Shortly after noon, officers and emergency personnel responded to the crash on Highway 91 involving a white Ford F-250 and a red 2018 Kia Niro, Beaver Dam/Littlefield Fire District firefighter and paramedic Ryan Moore said. The crash took place in front of Beaver Dam/Littlefield District’s Fire Station No. 1, which immediately deployed firefighters and […]

  • Police identify man killed in trench collapse in St. George

    UPDATE: Officer Atkin with St. George Police confirmed Tuesday the man injured in the incident has died. The deceased has been identified as 20-year-old Britton Wilson of St. George. Atkin said OSHA will be taking over the investigation into the incident. No further details were immediately available. Previous story continues below: ST GEORGE, Utah — A man suffered critical injuries after a trench collapsed during a road and utility project in St. George Monday. St. George News reports emergency crews […]

  • Man arrested for allegedly luring 13-year-old with nude photos while on probation for child sex abuse

    ST. GEORGE — A Washington County man previously convicted for child sexual abuse is back in jail after allegedly sharing obscene material with a 13-year-old girl. The St. George News reports. Jacob Clark, 24, of Beryl, was arrested Tuesday evening by Washington County Corrections officers for violating the terms of his probation. Clark previously pleaded guilty to second-degree felony sexual abuse of a child in September 2016. At that time, two other charges of enticing a minor over the internet […]

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