Breaking News!!: San Bernardino County, CA: Man from Stockton, California reportedly missing on way to Victorville, California.

July 27, 2015 Leave a comment

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Breaking News!!: San Bernardino County, CA: Man from Stockton, California reportedly missing on way to Victorville, California.

A family is asking for the public’s help to locate a man who was heading to San Bernardino County, California and never showed up.

26 year old Williams K. Maggard was last seen catching a Greyhound Bus from Stockton, California on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 and was to be picked up by family in Victorville, California, but he never showed.

Williams K. Maggard is described as 6 feet, 2 or 4 inches tall, might have brown hair, blue eyes, and may be wearing glasses.

ZachNews has learned that the man missing is a family member of an employee with the Needles Area Transit in Needles, California which is where ZachNews found this flyer posted.

If you have any information, please contact either Stockton Police Department at: 1 (209) 937- 8377 or call Cassandra Maggard at: 1 (928) 768-7974 or 1 (682) 444-9709.

 

Needles, California Weather and Traffic:

July 27, 2015 Leave a comment

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Needles, California Weather and Traffic:

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** Needles, California Weather: **

– Monday:

Sunny and hot, high near 108*F.

South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.

– Monday Night:

Clear, low around 74*F.

South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming northeast after 12:00am PT.

– Tuesday:

Sunny and hot, high near 108*F.

Calm wind becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

– Tuesday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 82*F.

South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

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** Traffic: **

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– Needles, CA: construction work is happening at the intersection of Needles Highway at R Street in Needles, California.

Traffic is being slowed down or stopped as traffic merged around the lane closure.

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**** Monsoon Season 2015: ****

People living in or hanging out around communities in the Flash Flood Watch areas should be prepared and use caution if stormy weather conditions arrive.

Drivers in or around communities in the Flash Flood Watch areas should be prepared, use caution if stormy weather conditions arrive, and if roads, highways, or interstates get flooded, “Turn Around Don’t Drown”!!

In case of any Monsoon weather related problems, you, your family, your friends, and your neighbors should always be prepare for the storms by having an action plan in case you have to evacuate from you home or business and make sure you have an emergency survival kit with flashlights with fully charged batteries, bandages, antibiotic product, rubbing alcohol, medication, drinking water, canned foods and meals ready-to-eat, extra, clothes and shoes, working weather radio, and other emergency survival related items.

** More weather safety tips and information is at the following National Weather Service website address: **

http://www.weather.gov/safety

Stay tuned to ZachNews as Monsoon Watch 2015 will begin early and will be in the storm’s path reporting on the storms as well as posting pictures and videos of the storms when they hit our community.

Follow ZachNews on Twitter and the Twitter Hashtags:

#Monsoon2015 #MonsoonWatch #MonsoonWatch2015 #StormWatch #StormWatch2015 #Storm #Storms #Thunderstorm #Thunderstorms #Duststorm #Duststorms

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** More weather information and weather radars for your area at the National Weather Service website at: **

http://www.weather.gov/

** Weather radar for the Colorado River Tri-State area including for the community of Needles, California is at the National Weather Service website address: **

http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=ESX&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=yes

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Breaking News!!: Duluth, GA: Bobbi Kristina Brown has died.

July 26, 2015 Leave a comment

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Breaking News!!: Duluth, GA: Bobbi Kristina Brown has died.

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of late Grammy winning pop star Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown, has died at 22 year old.

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** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 and NBC News: **

Houston’s Family Spokesperson told NBC News, “Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away July, 26 2015, surrounded by her family. She is finally at peace in the arms of God. We want to again thank everyone for their tremendous amount of love and support during these last few months.”

Bobbi Kristina Brown died on Sunday, July 26th, 2015 at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia.

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** Picture from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 and NBC News: **

The aspiring actress and singer was the only child of Whitney Houston and the fourth child of Bobby Brown.

** More information is still coming into ZachNews. **

Breaking News!!: Riverside, CA: Small plane crashes into a neighborhood.

July 26, 2015 Leave a comment

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Breaking News!!: Riverside, CA: Small plane crashes into a neighborhood.

A small plane has crashed into a neighborhood along the 4500 block of Adams Street in Riverside, California at around 5:00pm PT on Sunday, July 26th, 2015.

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** Picture from Emilythewhale ‏(Twitter Username: @emilythewhalee): **

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** Picture from Timmyg84 on Instagram: **

According to a Federal Aviation Administration Spokesman, the pilot of the single engine Beechcraft BE35 reported a loss of engine power before crashing about a half-mile east of Riverside Municipal Airport, and the aircraft caught fire after crashing and the pilot was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Riverside Fire Department Captain Tim Odebralski, air traffic control tower at Riverside Municipal Airport received a distress call from the pilot to make an emergency landing, but shortly after, they received an additional distress call saying that the pilot didn’t think that he was going to make it to the airport.

The small plane crashed, chipped some utility lines, and went through a fence in the backyard of a home well drivers reportedly devoid debris that were scattered in the street.

Video of the small plane crash began to posted to social media including Instagram.

** Video from Islowram_iest on Instagram: **

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** Video from Nuts_nbolts on Instagram: **

According to the Riverside Police Department, there were no injuries on the ground or damage to nearby homes, but power was knocked out.

According to Riverside Public Utilities, at least 350 people in the area are without power due to the plane crash.

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash.

 

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Mother and daughter injured in boating accident.

July 26, 2015 Leave a comment

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News Update!!: Needles, CA: Mother and daughter injured in boating accident.

First responders received a call just before 1:00pm PT on Sunday, July 26th, 2015 of a boat hitting a jet ski just a quarter of a mile down from the boat launch ramp at Jack Smith Memorial Park in Needles, California.

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Charles Williams, a family member from Ridgecrest, California, tells ZachNews that the family was visiting the Colorado River from Ridgecrest, California that day.

According to Charles Williams, both the watercraft and boat were traveling in the same direction along the Colorado River and the watercraft, with 2 people onboard, was turning into camp along the beach.

Charles Williams described to ZachNews the 2 people onboard the watercraft were a mother and daughter from Ridgecrest California; mother in her mid 40’s and the daughter was 7 years old.

According to Charles Williams, what the boat driver said, saw the watercraft and attempted to move out of the way, but as the boat hydro; to give the boat move power to move, the watercraft switch sides and the boat driver lost track of the watercraft.

Good Samaritans from along the beach as well from the boat that struck the watercraft jumped into the water and rescued the mother and daughter.

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San Bernardino County Fire Department, Baker Emergency Medical Services ambulance, and San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department both rush to the Jack Smith Memorial Park.

According to Charles Williams, as of right now, the woman suffered a severe bruise on her upper right thigh and the little girl suffered a forearm; hopefully not broken.

Both the mother and daughter were transported by Baker Emergency Medical Services ambulance to the Colorado River Medical Center in Needles, California.

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San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputies were seen talking to the boat driver and the people from the boat.

Charles Williams told ZachNews that he was feeling stressed and nervous after what happened, but said that he’s hoping that everybody was okay.

ZachNews asked Charles Williams if he think this was an accident and he said, “Yes, I think it was an accident.”

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Boat and jet ski accident reported at Jack Smith Memorial Park.

July 26, 2015 Leave a comment

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Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Boat and jet ski accident reported at Jack Smith Memorial Park.

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Needles, California Weather and Traffic:

July 26, 2015 Leave a comment

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Needles, California Weather and Traffic:

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** Needles, California Weather: **

– Sunday:

Sunny and hot, high near 107*F.

Light and variable wind becoming south 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon.

– Sunday Night:

Clear, low around 78*F.

South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.

Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

– Monday:

Sunny, high near 104*F.

Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

– Monday Night:

Mostly clear, low around 77*F.

South wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light and variable.

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** Traffic: Interstate 10 is partially reopened in both directions: **

According to California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), Interstate 10 in Desert Center, California has reopen with 1 lane in both directions as of 12:00pm PT on Friday, July 24th, 2015.

In case of traffic when Interstate 10 is partially reopened, drivers can use the detours will remain as work continues on the bridge collapsed on Interstate 10 at the Tex Wash in Desert Center, California that happened on Sunday, July 19th, 2015.

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California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) released this map of detour routes that people can take to get around the Interstate 40 bridge collapse closure in Desert Center, California.

** Picture from California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is at the following website address: **

https://zachnews.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/15pr74_1.jpg

** Immediate traffic reports and real time maps for these detour routes can be found at the following website addresses: **

> For California:

– California Department of Transportation (Caltrans):

http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/

– IE511 (Inland Empire 511):

http://www.ie511.org/traffic

– California Highway Patrol Traffic Incident Information Page:

https://cad.chp.ca.gov/Traffic.aspx

> For Arizona:

– AZ511 (Arizona 511):

http://www.az511.gov/adot/files/traffic/

** More news updates on the bridge collapsed on Interstate 10 at the Tex Wash in Desert Center, California is at the following ZachNews on WordPress website address: **

https://zachnews.wordpress.com/2015/07/20/news-update-desert-center-ca-latest-information-on-interstate-10-bridge-collapse-and-closure/

**** Stay tuned to ZachNews for continuing news updates on the bridge collapsed on Interstate 10 at the Tex Wash in Desert Center, California. ****

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**** Monsoon Season 2015: ****

People living in or hanging out around communities in the Flash Flood Watch areas should be prepared and use caution if stormy weather conditions arrive.

Drivers in or around communities in the Flash Flood Watch areas should be prepared, use caution if stormy weather conditions arrive, and if roads, highways, or interstates get flooded, “Turn Around Don’t Drown”!!

In case of any Monsoon weather related problems, you, your family, your friends, and your neighbors should always be prepare for the storms by having an action plan in case you have to evacuate from you home or business and make sure you have an emergency survival kit with flashlights with fully charged batteries, bandages, antibiotic product, rubbing alcohol, medication, drinking water, canned foods and meals ready-to-eat, extra, clothes and shoes, working weather radio, and other emergency survival related items.

** More weather safety tips and information is at the following National Weather Service website address: **

http://www.weather.gov/safety

Stay tuned to ZachNews as Monsoon Watch 2015 will begin early and will be in the storm’s path reporting on the storms as well as posting pictures and videos of the storms when they hit our community.

Follow ZachNews on Twitter and the Twitter Hashtags:

#Monsoon2015 #MonsoonWatch #MonsoonWatch2015 #StormWatch #StormWatch2015 #Storm #Storms #Thunderstorm #Thunderstorms #Duststorm #Duststorms

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** More weather information and weather radars for your area at the National Weather Service website at: **

http://www.weather.gov/

** Weather radar for the Colorado River Tri-State area including for the community of Needles, California is at the National Weather Service website address: **

http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=ESX&product=N0R&overlay=11101111&loop=yes

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