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A Bakersfield man died Friday afternoon after losing control of his vehicle and hitting a tree along northbound Highway 99.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office reported Saturday that the man, 41-year-old Luis Antonio Mercado, died at 3:47 p.m. at the scene of the accident north of Bear Mountain Boulevard.
Firefighters credited a residential fire alarm for saving the lives of people whose Rosamond home caught fire early Saturday.
A Lake Isabella man suffered major injuries Friday night during an assault possibly committed by his younger roommate, the Kern County Sheriff's Office reported Saturday.
The owner of a Wasco pistachio processing plant recently reached an agreement with federal prosecutors to settle charges he illegally moved money between Iran and the United States, sometimes using a Swiss bank account he failed to tell the IRS about.
Police are searching for a man who may have information regarding a burglary that occurred in east Bakersfield.
Two suspects are wanted in connection with entering a residence in south Bakersfield and stealing property.
The Bakersfield City School District board will soon appoint a new board member to replace exiting Trustee Bill McDougle.
A vacant two-story building in east Bakersfield with a history of transient use and fires started in it was completely destroyed in a new fire Friday.
The Bakersfield Police Department released a 911 tape Friday from the March 10 deaths of Stockdale Estates residents Shawn and Diane Carroll, indicating the deaths of the couple in their 50s are still believed to be a murder-suicide -- but "many questions (are) yet to be answered."
North High baseball coach Tony Silver won his 500th career game Thursday in the Stars' 9-1 home victory against Foothill. He becomes the sixth baseball coach in the Central Section to reach the milestone, according to section historian Bob Barnett.
Sometimes, just getting a win is good enough to spark a late season push, no matter how ugly it is.
A man threatened an employee at the Smart & Final store on Stockdale Highway with bodily harm earlier this month.
A pedestrian was struck and killed Wednesday evening while crossing Highway 99 south of Highway 155.