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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Needles Mustangs are going to the State Championship football game after winning against Battle Mountain Longhorns.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Needles Mustangs are going to the State Championship football game after winning against Battle Mountain Longhorns.

Needles High School’s Mustangs from Needles, California are going to the State Championship after winning a varsity football semifinals playoff game against Battle Mountain High School’s Longhorns from Battle Mountain, Nevada on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 at Needles High School in Needles, California.

**** Final Score: ****

– Needles Mustangs: 48

– Battle Mountain Longhorns: 27

This varsity football semifinals playoff game is part of the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association Football Playoff 2018 – Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association 2A State Football Tournament 2018.

ZachNews has learn that Pershing County High School from Lovelock, Nevada won against Lincoln County 7-6 on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 during a football playoff game up north in Lovelock, Nevada.

The Needles High School’s Mustangs will play in the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association’s 2A State Football Championship against the Pershing County High School’s Mustangs at 1:00pm PT on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at Bishop Gorman High School, located at 5959 South Hualapai Way, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

**** Congratulation to Needles High School’s Mustangs!! ****

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Breaking News!!: Fenner, CA: Semi truck rollover accident along westbound Interstate 40.

Breaking News!!: Fenner, CA: Semi truck rollover accident along westbound Interstate 40.

ZachNews has learned that there is a semi truck rollover accident along westbound Interstate 40 just before Route 66 (Exit 107) in Fenner, California.

Firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Station #32 is on scene along with the California Highway Patrol.

The California Highway Patrol is reporting an ambulance is being requested, a code #1141, but the driver of the semi truck is out of semi truck.

At least 150 feet of guardrail is damage.

Active Towing is being called to the semi truck rollover accident.

As of 9:23pm PT, no injuries reported and fire department crews are leaving, but clean up and repair work continues and tow crews are working to remove semi truck.

This is the second semi truck rollover accident today along Interstate 40.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Semi truck rollover accident along eastbound Interstate 40.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Semi truck rollover accident along eastbound Interstate 40.

A semi truck rollover accident occurred along eastbound Interstate 40 just pass the Manzanita Wash Bridge in Needles, California at around 5:00am PT.

ZachNews has learned that the driver is it was uninsured and load that that the semi truck was caring less produce from Walmart.

ZachNews has also learned hazmat cleanup crews is on scene to clean up diesel spill that’s in the center divider area.

As of 12:33pm PT, crews from Calttans and from Active Towing continues to clean up the mess and wreckage from the accident.

The left lane of eastbound Interstate 40 remains closed for clean up.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Train derailment closes U.S. Route 95.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Train derailment closes U.S. Route 95.

There are reports of a train derailment that occurred at U.S. Route 95 just west of Needles, California.

The train derailment after 3:00pm PT on Friday, July 13th, 2018.

These pictures from the Nevada Department of Transportation shows the train derailment.

At least 15 train cars derailed off the track and reportedly onto the road.

The train, a Burlington Northern Santa Fe double stack container freight train, wasn’t carrying hazardous materials.

There are no reports of anybody hurt or killed related to the  train derailment.

According to Caltrans District 8, clean up crews are having a tough time getting to the derailment because of weather.

U.S. Route 95 had earlier flooding from passing storms.

According to San Bernardino County Supervisor Robert Lovingood and Caltrans District 8, U.S. Route 95 is closed from Nevada State Line (Nevada State Route 163) to Interstate 40.

Caltrans District 8 posted the U.S. Route 95 closure area on their website map website.

From California, motorists are being advised to head east along Nevada State Route 163 to Needles Highway or Arizona State Route 95 south to Interstate 40 west get around the closure.

From Nevada, motorists are being advised to head east along Interstate 40 to Needles Highway or Arizona State Route 95 north to Nevada State Route 163 west to get around the closure.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the train derailment.

Live Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Marijuana can be sold for adult use purposes in 30 days.

Live Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Marijuana can be sold for adult use purposes in 30 days.

ZachNews talks with Needles City Manager Rick Daniels regarding the unanimous voted approving marijuana can be sold for adult use purposes in Needles, California.

During the Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018, members of the Needles City Council voted unanimously to approve the 2nd reading of Ordinance 606-AC, that allows the cultivators and dispensaries to sell marijuana to the adult-use market.

There is a waiting period and after 30 days, and if dispensaries and cultivations get their state permits issued, they can sell adult use purposes in Needles, California effectively on Friday, August 10th, 2018.

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Breaking News!!: Fort Mohave, AZ: Vehicle crashes into a house.

Breaking News!!: Fort Mohave, AZ: Vehicle crashes into a house.

According to the Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department, a vehicle has crashed into a house on Aztec Road, between Calle Del Media and Mesa Villas Drive, in Fort Mohave, Arizona.

According to the Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department, no injuries were reported and the cause of the crash is under investigation by the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office.

Authorities have a lane is closed at the crash site.

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News Alert!!: Needles, CA: Candlelight Vigil for Fidel Connacher Live!!

News Alert!!: Needles, CA: Candlelight Vigil for Fidel Connacher Live!!

A candlelight vigil is being held for 22 year old Fidel Connacher, who was struck by a train west of Needles, California on Friday, June 29th, 2018.

The candlelight vigil started at 7:30pm PT on Sunday, July 1st, 2018 at River Edge Golf Course, located at 144 Marina Drive, in Needles, California.

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News Alert!!: Needles, CA: Candlelight vigil tonight at River Edge Golf Course for Fidel Connacher.

News Alert!!: Needles, CA: Candlelight vigil tonight at River Edge Golf Course for Fidel Connacher.

ZachNews has just learned that there will be a candlelight vigil for 22 year old Fidel Connacher, who was struck by a train west of Needles, California on Friday, June 29th, 2018.

The candlelight vigil will start at 7:30pm PT on Sunday, July 1st, 2018 at River Edge Golf Course, located at 144 Marina Drive, in Needles, California.

Shayna Edenfield tells ZachNews that anyone is welcome to come and remember Fidel Connacher.

There will be a donation jar going around that we will be giving to his family.

Moments ago, Needles City Manager Rick Daniels tells ZachNews that he will be attending the candlelight vigil.

ZachNews will be at the candlelight vigil and may broadcast live during the candlelight vigil at ZachNews on Facebook.

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** ZachNews and the community sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of the Fidel Connacher. **

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Community mourns for the loss of Fidel Connacher.

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Community mourns for the loss of Fidel Connacher.

The community of Needles, California is mourning the loss of 22 year old Fidel Connacher, who was struck by a train west of Needles, California on Friday, June 29th, 2018.

Fidel Connacher, a resident of Needles, California, is being described by family and friends as an amazing friend, friendly to people, and was great at golf as a member of the Needles High School Golf Team.

ZachNews received a statement issued by Needles City Manager Rick Daniels on the loss of Fidel Connacher.

“The City of Needles is saddened to hear of the loss of Fidel Connacher. Fidel was a valuable member of the Rivers Edge Golf Course family. Fidel was the first person to assist golf patrons with their bags and carts. He welcomed them with his broad smile and engaging personality. He brightened every room he entered. He will be missed as a friend and colleague. Fidel was a success story; beginning as an intern, progressing to part-time work, and was scheduled to begin this upcoming month in a full time position assisting in the management of the pro shop. He was being trained and groomed to eventually assume golf shop operations and outside services at Rivers Edge. We all share in his loss and extend our prayers and heartfelt condolences to his family. Rick Daniels“.

Family member Selina Lamas posted on Facebook a message on the loss of Fidel Connacher saying, “Woke up to terrible news today! My heart hurts. You were very loved Fidel, especially by my family. I have such great memories of you. I remember when you would come over and we would have the best time playing Nintendo. Or that one time you found out that my sister’s and I had never been to Buffalo Wild Wings, so you decided to take us out to eat there. I also remember the christmas presents you got for my sister’s and I. You were so loving and caring for others. You had such a beautiful heart! You will forever be missed Fidel!”

ZachNews has just learned that there will be a candlelight vigil for Fidel Connacher starting at 7:30pm PT on Sunday, July 1st, 2018 at River Edge Golf Course, located at 144 Marina Drive, in Needles, California.

Shayna Edenfield tells ZachNews that anyone is welcome to come and remember Fidel Connacher.

There will be a donation jar going around that we will be giving to his family.

ZachNews has learned that a GoFundMe account has been set up to help Fidel Connacher’s family with funeral expenses.

https://www.gofundme.com/wggja-funeral-expenses

** ZachNews and the community sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of the Fidel Connacher. **

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Person killed in fatal pedestrian versus train collision identified.

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Person killed in fatal pedestrian versus train collision identified.

ZachNews has just received the identity of the pedestrian killed in a fatal pedestrian versus train collision that occurred west of Needles, California on Friday, June 29th, 2018.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner’s Division, the person has been identified as 22 year old Fidel Connacher, resident of Needles, California.

 

In the press release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner’s Division posted Saturday, “On 06/29/2018, a 911 call was received at 4:37 PM from the BNSF Railroad reporting a man was struck by a train on the tracks 1/2 miles east of Arrowhead Junction west of Needles. Emergency personnel responded to find Fidel Connacher, a 22 year old resident of Needles, dead at the scene. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.

Moments ago, Needles City Manager Rick Daniels issued this statement on the loss of Fidel Connacher.

The City of Needles is saddened to hear of the loss of Fidel Connacher. Fidel was a valuable member of the Rivers Edge Golf Course family. Fidel was the first person to assist golf patrons with their bags and carts. He welcomed them with his broad smile and engaging personality. He brightened every room he entered. He will be missed as a friend and colleague. Fidel was a success story; beginning as an intern, progressing to part-time work, and was scheduled to begin this upcoming month in a full time position assisting in the management of the pro shop. He was being trained and groomed to eventually assume golf shop operations and outside services at Rivers Edge. We all share in his loss and extend our prayers and heartfelt condolences to his family. Rick Daniels“.

** ZachNews and the community sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of the Fidel Connacher. **