Category Archives: Countywide News

News that’s happening in San Bernardino County, California.

Breaking News!!: Hesperia, CA: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputy shot by armed robber who’s still at large.

Breaking News!!: Hesperia, CA: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputy shot by armed robber who’s still at large.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, an armed robber shot at a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department deputy in the chest on Thursday, March 16th, 2017 in Hesperia, California.

Deputies responded to a robbery at 12:45am PT near a Chevron Gas Station located on Ranchero Road and Escondido Avenue.

The deputy confronted a robbery suspect at the gas station and tried to pepper-spray the man, who then brandished a gun and opened fire,

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The robber, captured on surveillance video, fled in a black Chrysler 200 with paper plates.

The suspect is considered to be armed and dangerous.

The deputy has been identified by San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department as Pat Higgins, who was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said that the deputy’s bulletproof vest likely saved his life.

The investigation is ongoing and anybody with information is asked to call Sheriff’s Homicide Detail at: 1 (909) 387-3589 or 911 if you spot the gunman.

Anybody wishing to remain anonymous may call the We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 782-7436 or visit the We-Tip Hotline website at: https://wetip.com

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News Update!!: Needles, CA: Westbound lanes of Interstate 40 are slowly reopening after major traffic accident.

News Update!!: Needles, CA: Westbound lanes of Interstate 40 are slowly reopening after major traffic accident.

Lanes along westbound Interstate 40 are slowly reopening after a semi truck has crashed into several vehicles near the Needles Agriculture Inspection Station in Needles, California at around 1:16pm PT on Thursday, March 9th, 2017.

California Highway Patrol as well as firefighters from San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Station 32 responded to the traffic accident.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a semi truck and at least 5 vehicles are involved in the traffic accident and the semi truck is hanging off the roadway at the Palo Verde Wash Bridge.

According to Eric Sherwin, Duty Public Information Officer with the San Bernardino County Fire Department, at least 2 patient with minor injuries were transported to Colorado River Medical Center in Needles, California.

All westbound lanes of Interstate 40 before the Needles Agriculture Inspection Station were closed and traffic was backed up close to the Park Moabi Road exit.

Motorists were seen using County Route 1 near Topock, Arizona to Courtwright Road in Mohave Valley, Arizona as a detour to get to Needles, California.

The cause into the traffic accident is under investigation.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Major traffic accident closes westbound Interstate 40.

Breaking News!!: Needles, CA: Major traffic accident closes westbound Interstate 40.

Semi truck has crashed into several vehicles along westbound Interstate 40 near the Needles Agriculture Inspection Station in Needles, California.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a semi truck and at least 5 vehicles are involved in the traffic accident and the semi truck is hanging off the roadway at the Palo Verde Wash Bridge.

Westbound Interstate 40 before the Needles Agriculture Inspection Station is closed and motorists are using County Route 1 near Topock, Arizona to Courtwright Road as a detour.

Sports Update!!: Needles, CA: Needles’ Lady Stangs brings home the win for Needles, California.

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Sports Update!!: Needles, CA: Needles’ Lady Stangs brings home the win for Needles, California.

The community of Needles, California are celebrating after the Lady Stangs of Needles High School won the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (N.I.A.A.) Class 2A State Basketball Championship Final 2017 against Agassi Prep Stars on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 inside Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada.

**** Final Score: Girls Basketball: ****

– Needles’ Lady Stangs: 64

– Agassi Prep Stars: 54

The Girls Basketball State Championship is a part of the “2017 NIAA Girls Basketball Playoffs – 2017 NIAA Class 2A State Girls” tournament.

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ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez broke the win on ZachNews and was at Needles High School capturing the team’s arrival and all of the celebration and

Families and friends were at Needles High School in Needles, California, with signs posted and held up, welcoming the Needles’ Lady Stangs back home.

As the team arrived off Interstate 40 in Needles, California, they were greeted by the lights and sirens of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and Baker Emergency Medical Service as they were escorted west on J Street, north on Bailey Avenue, east on Washington Street, and north on Park Avenue where their families and friends gathered in the Needles High School parking lot.

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The team got out of the vans and were seen jumping for joy, giving hugs to their family and friends, and holding high to the crowd the championship trophy.

The team then began to all sing Queen’s “We Are The Champions”.

ZachNews spoke with some of the players and coach about the win and the moments leading up to this win.

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ZachNews spoke to the Needles’ Lady Stangs Team about the win and the moments leading up to the win.

Brenna Chavez tells ZachNews that “It felt amazing!!” wining the championship.

So many downs and backs, so much hard work, it was just unreal… it was totally earn,” said Brenna Chavez.

The Needles’ Lady Stangs Team thanked all fo their family, friends, and fans for their love and support.

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ZachNews spoke to the Needles Lady Stangs Coach about the win and the moments leading up to the win.

Needles Lady Stangs Coach Manuel Calderon tells ZachNews that, “To tell you the truth, It’s probably the greatest victories I had as a coach. Tremendous group of young ladies. If tonight is any indication of how much heart they had. You know, we got down and early in the game, and they just relentlessly fought back every minute of the game until we felt that we had a good chance of winning the game and from that point, they just knew that they weren’t going to be denied. Like I said; tremendous heart, tremendous performance tonight, and I’m very proud of every single one of those individuals.”

** Congratulations to the Needles’ Lady Stangs!! **

Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding the Needles Lady Stangs championship win.

Sports Alert!!: Needles, CA: Pictures: N.I.A.A. State Basketball Championship Final 2017: Needles’ Lady Stangs arrive to Needles High School after winning the championship final.

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Sports Alert!!: Needles, CA: Pictures: N.I.A.A. State Basketball Championship Final 2017: Needles’ Lady Stangs arrive to Needles High School after winning the championship final.

Sports Alert!!: Needles, CA: Video: N.I.A.A. State Basketball Championship Final 2017: Needles’ Lady Stangs arrive to Needles High School after winning the championship final.

Sports Alert!!: Needles, CA: Video: N.I.A.A. State Basketball Championship Final 2017: Needles’ Lady Stangs arrive to Needles High School after winning the championship final.

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Sports Alert!!: Las Vegas, NV: N.I.A.A. State Basketball Championship Final 2017: Scores: Needles’ Lady Stangs wins championship final against Agassi Prep.

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Sports Alert!!: Las Vegas, NV: N.I.A.A. State Basketball Championship Final 2017: Scores: Needles’ Lady Stangs wins championship final against Agassi Prep.

The Lady Stangs of Needles High School in Needles, California have won the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (N.I.A.A.) Class 2A State Basketball Championship Final 2017 against Agassi Prep Stars on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 inside Cox Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada.

**** Scores: ****

** Girls Basketball: Final: **

– Needles’ Lady Stangs: 64

– Agassi Prep Stars: 54

The Girls Basketball State Championship is a part of the “2017 NIAA Girls Basketball Playoffs – 2017 NIAA Class 2A State Girls” tournament.

** Video from Mustang Cheer: **

Video uploaded to the Mustang Cheer Facebook Page shows the moment that the Needles Lady Stangs won the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (N.I.A.A.) Class 2A State Basketball Championship Final 2017.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez is awaiting the arrival of the Needles’ Lady Stangs at Needles High School in Needles, California.

The Needles’ Lady Stangs could arrive at Needles High School between 9:00pm and 10:00pm PT on Saturday, Februray 25th, 2017.

** Congratulations to the Needles’ Lady Stangs!! **

Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding the Needles Lady Stangs winning the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association (N.I.A.A.) Class 2A State Basketball Championship Final 2017.