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 to Sunday, Nov. 4-5.

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St. George man and woman involved in fatal incidents on Bluff Street identified as siblings

The accident reconstruction team was dispatched to a fatal incident involving a pedestrian that was struck and killed near the intersection of Bluff Street and West 500 North in St. George, Utah, Nov. 1, 2023 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — The St. George Police Department released an official statement that the man who died after being hit by a vehicle on Bluff Street on Friday night was the sibling of a woman who died in a similar incident on Wednesday night.

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St. George man accused of of uploading videos depicting sexual abuse of children as young as 6

Stock image of the St. George Police Department on North 200 East in St. George, Utah, Oct. 23, 2023 | Photo by Cody Blowers, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — A 21-year-old has been formally charged with multiple felony sexual exploitation counts following a monthslong investigation by detectives who were tasked to follow up on a tip received by a national missing children’s center in January.

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Severe traffic crashes climb in Washington County, survey seeks public opinion on issues

Project team member Nicole Waldheim leads a breakout group discussion at a Safety Subcommittee meeting for the Five Counties Association of Governments, St. George, Utah, Oct. 19, 2023 | Photo courtesy of Sharice Walker, St. George News

ST. GEORGE — If driving in Washington County feels even more white-knuckled than before, it is. There’s been an increase in severe traffic crashes and fatalities over the past five years countywide.

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Milford man arrested by task force for allegedly downloading videos involving child abuse

This file photo shows the Beaver County Public Safety Building, Beaver City, Utah, Oct. 19, 2023 | Photo courtesy of Kali Holyoak, St. George News

MILFORD — A Milford man accused of downloading dozens of images depicting the sexual abuse of children faces multiple felony charges following an arrest by federal agents.

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350 cattle or a bed of hot coals? Another case of mistaken identity in early Southern Utah

Livestock, wagons and passengers, like those shown here circa 1900, crossed the Colorado River at Lee’s Ferry. This is also how the settlers at Moenave escaped to safety in 1874 | Photo courtesy National Park Service, St. George News

SOUTHERN UTAH — In the winter of 1874, having been assured by Jacob Hamblin they would be safe traveling among the LDS church settlers of Southern Utah, four Navajo men left their homes in northern Arizona with pack horses loaded with woolen saddle-blankets and leather bridles.

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