Breaking News!!: Lake Havasu City, AZ: Pilot in F-16C ejects from aircraft well attempting to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport.

Breaking News!!: Lake Havasu City, AZ: Pilot in F-16C ejects from aircraft well attempting to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport.

According to officials at Luke Air Force Base, an F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing was diverted and attempted to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport in Lake Havasu City, Arizona at approximately 10:35am MST on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 during a routine training flight.

During landing, the aircraft departed the prepared surface and the pilot ejected from the aircraft.

The pilot is in good condition and is being transported to Havasu Regional Medical Center.

First responders are on site and there is no immediate danger to the public.

According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, deputies along with search and rescue crews are on scene assisting and are asking the public to please avoid the area until the investigation is complete.

More information will be provided as it becomes available.

Needles, CA: Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting is today.

Needles, CA: Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting is today.

A Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 inside the Needles City Council Chambers located off the J Street, next to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station sign and flag pole, at the Needles Civic Center located at 1111 Bailey Avenue in Needles, California.

Parking is located around the Needles Civic Center just off of J Street near the Needles Recreation Center or just off of Bailey Avenue near the San Bernardino County Needles Branch Library building.

The Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting will start at 6:00pm PT with Executive Session at 5:00pm PT.

The Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting will be broadcast live at ZachNews on Facebook starting at 5:00pm PT and 6:00pm PT.

https://www.facebook.com/ZachNews/

**** You can view the full Needles City Council and Needles Public Utility Authority Meeting agenda packet at the following City of Needles website address: ****

http://cityofneedles.com/2018%20WEBSITE%20FILE%20POSTING/1%20CITY%20COUNCIL/4%20APRIL/MEETING%202/cc_042418-agenda%20ALL.pdf

**** You can view other City of Needles meetings agendas at the following City of Needles website address: ****

http://cityofneedles.com/Pages/Departments-Services/Boards/

For more information regarding the Needles City Council Meetings, please contact Dale Jones in the City Clerk’s Office at the City of Needles at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 345.

Needles, CA: Weekly Arrests by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station.

Needles, CA: Weekly Arrests by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station.

In a press release, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station posted their weekly arrests that were made in the Needles, California area from Monday, April 16th, 2018 to Sunday, April 22nd, 2018.

** Pictures of Press Release from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (@CORiverStation): **

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station said that they remain committed to a proactive approach to suppressing crime in the City of Needles.

Anybody with additional information regarding these investigations or any others are urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

Anybody wishing to remain anonymous is asked to contact We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME or via the We-Tip Hotline website at: https://wetip.com/

** Press Release: **

**** Information: Citizen Complaints: ****

Anybody who feels a San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s employee has committed an act of misconduct should bring the matter to the attention of a department supervisor.

People may make a complaint in person at any San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Station or San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Internal Affairs regardless of where the incident occurred.

San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Internal Affairs is located at 655 East 3rd Street in San Bernardino, California.

If you do not wish to make a complaint in person, you may call San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Internal Affairs during normal business hours at: 1 (909) 387-3726 to have a Citizen Complaint form mailed to you.

** Website for Citizen Complaint: **

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/Divisions/InternalAffairs/CitizenComplaintProcedure.aspx

** Citizen Complaint Form (English): **

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/Portals/34/Internal%20Affairs/citizen_complaint_form_02_english.pdf?ver=2016-12-19-081643-193

** Citizen Complaint Form (Spanish): **

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/Portals/34/Internal%20Affairs/citizen_complaint_form_02_spanish.pdf?ver=2016-12-19-081643-660

Please complete the Citizen Complaint form, print it, and mail it to the following address:

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

Internal Affairs Division

655 East Third Street

San Bernardino, California 92415-0061

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, if you feel more comfortable making a complaint in writing, and there is not enough room on the complaint form to fully explain your concerns, you may attach additional pages along with any documents you feel are relevant.

There is no set format, you may tell your story in the way which you feel comfortable.

Please remember it is important to include details such as when and where the incident occurred, the name of the employee involved if you know it and how we can contact you for additional information.

Please mail all the material directly to Internal Affairs at the address listed above.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, the allegation will be investigated, and appropriate action will be taken.

Through this process, anyone can help maintain the high standards of quality the department demands and the members of our community deserve.

** The weekly arrests press release was release by officials from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station to the public and all news media. Any complaints regarding this official public record documents should contact their local San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department or file the “Citizen Complaints” form as shown above, this includes any ages, names, and locations identified, spelling errors, grammar mistakes, misidentified names, or wrong times and dates. **

Colorado River Tri-State: Just days apart, 2 communities are mourning the loss of 2 people killed in 2 separate vehicle crashes along U.S. Route 95.

Colorado River Tri-State: Just days apart, 2 communities are mourning the loss of 2 people killed in 2 separate vehicle crashes along U.S. Route 95.

A highway along the Colorado River known as U.S. Route 95 have taken the lives of 2 people bring the communities of Needles, California and Blythe, California mourning the loss of the victims.

On Sunday, April 15th, 2018, a vehicle crash along U.S. Route 95 south of Needles, California took the life of a doctor, who was well known in Needles, California and Blythe, California.

The doctor was flown by medical helicopter out to a hospital but later passed away due to his injuries.

ZachNews has learn that the doctor’s names was Dr. Robert Strecker, who was a practicing Gastroenterologist in Needles, California.

The Palo Verde Valley Times reported that Dr. Robert Strecker was a dedicated physician who has worked with members of the medical and hospital staff at Palo Verde Hospital for almost 40 years.

Dr. Robert Strecker was a graduate of Vanderbilt University; received his medical degree from that institute of higher learning, and had a PHD in pharmacology.

Dr. Robert Strecker completed a GI fellowship at University of Southern California in the early 1980’s and worked in private practice from 1984 to 1994 while working in the emergency department of several facilities throughout the years.

The cause of the crash along U.S. Route 95 near Blythe, California was under investigation.

As both communities continue to mourn the loss of Dr. Robert Strecker, another vehicle crash occurs just 5 days later along U.S. Route 95 near Needles, California, taking the live of a woman from Blythe, California.

According to the California Highway Patrol, at 4:28pm PT on Friday, April 20th, 2018, a wireless 911 call was received reporting a 2 vehicle collision along U.S. Route 95 near Needles, California.

The California Highway Patrol say 59 year old Rosa Saldana from Blythe, California was the rear seat passenger in one of the vehicles.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner Division, Rosa Saldana was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash along U.S. Route 95 near Needles, California is investigation.

People who have driven along this stretch of U.S. Route 95 have seen close calls and crashes as well as speedy motorists trying to get by other vehicles.

Well people want all motorists to drive safely along U.S. Route 95, others want to see more be done along the desert highway to make it safer to drive along, especially at night and along curved portions of the highway.

As we get closure to Summer, more people will be traveling along this desert highway for boating fun along the Colorado River, and law enforcement agencies want to remind the public to always obey all driving laws and never drive in a way that endangers you, your family, or others motorists.

** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of both Dr. Robert Strecker and Rosa Saldana. **

Needles, CA: Woman from Blythe, California dies in vehicle collision along U.S. Route 95.

Needles, CA: Woman from Blythe, California dies in vehicle collision along U.S. Route 95.

According to the California Highway Patrol, at 4:28pm PT on Friday, April 20th, 2018, a wireless 911 call was received reporting a 2 vehicle collision along U.S. Route 95 near Needles, California.

The California Highway Patrol say 59 year old Rosa Saldana from Blythe, California was the rear seat passenger in one of the vehicles.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Coroner Division, Rosa Saldana was pronounced dead at the scene.

The California Highway Patrol in Needles, California along with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.

** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of the Rosa Saldana. *

Downtown Needles, CA: Corvettes of Bakersfield rolls down Route 66 for a stop at Santa Fe Park.

Downtown Needles, CA: Corvettes of Bakersfield rolls down Route 66 for a stop at Santa Fe Park.

Several Corvettes as part of the Corvettes of Bakersfield rolled down Route 66 on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 for a stop at Santa Fe Park in Downtown Needles, California as apart of the 21st Gambler’s Classic poker run.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez and Bobby “RJ” Willis captured on camera the Corvettes stopping right in front of Santa Fe Park and the Needles Regional Museum, right along historic Route 66, to get poker run stamp.

** Picture Album: Corvettes of Bakersfield at Santa Fe Park: **

https://www.facebook.com/pg/ZachNews/photos/?tab=album&album_id=2139225059428788

According  to their website, Corvettes of Bakersfield is a local Corvette Club dedicated to supporting our local charities and communities through fund raising events.

Members of the Corvettes of Bakersfield say they enjoyed the poker run drive and stop into Needles, California.

After their poke run stop, some members of the Corvettes of Bakersfield made a stop to eat well in Needles, California, including at Munchy’s Mexican Restaurant on Front Street in Downtown Needles, California.

** More information regarding Corvettes of Bakersfield can be found at the following website address: **

https://corvettesofbakersfield.org

Thank you everybody from the Corvettes of Bakersfield for stopping into our community of Needles, California.

** Pictures from ZachNews and Bobby “RJ” Willis: **

Needles, CA: Giving thanks to all City of Needles employees.

Needles, CA: Giving thanks to all City of Needles employees.

Members of the Needles City Council and volunteers on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 put on a family style barbecue at Jack Smith Memorial Park in Needles, California to give thanks to City of Needles employees for all of the hard work to their community.

The family style barbecue had food and sodas, shaved ice, music, bounce house and a tall inflatable water slide for the kids, and horseshoe play area, all set up for City of Needles employees and their family to enjoy a day in the park near the Colorado River to just relax, come together, and have fun.

Shaved ice was seen being severed to employees and their family by Needles City Council Member Tona Belt well burgers and hot dogs were seen being cooked up the the grill by Needles City Council Member Shawn Gudmundson.

ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez spoke with Needles City Council Member Shawn Gudmundson about the family style barbecue and thanking City of Needles employees.

The community of Needles, California thanks all of the City of Needles employees for everything you do for our community.

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