A motorcyclist suffered moderate injuries Saturday night when he wrecked his bike in the 1800 block of South Fairfax Road.
Bakersfield police said the unidentified man was taken to a local hospital.
According to police, the accident occurred at 7:19 p.m., and closed that portion of South Fairfax until 9 p.m. There were no witnesses to the accident.
Neither alcohol nor drugs appears to have been a factor.
A Kern County Probation officer shot and killed a dog that charged out of a residence where officers believed a suspect wanted on a felony warrant was staying.
A southeast Bakersfield fire Friday displaced seven people and caused an estimated $20,000 in damage.
Yellow police caution tape surrounded Safe 1 Credit Union on Friday afternoon following an armed robbery in which a man ordered all customers and employees to the ground before fleeing with cash.
A shooting victim found Thursday evening near the Highway 58 offramp on Cottonwood Road remains in critical condition.
A father and son allegedly broke into a vacant southwest Bakersfield residence and stole appliances.
A shopper at Walmart stole the wallet of another shopper who left his wallet behind at the service counter.
A man with a gun was reportedly spotted in the northeast area of Bakersfield College's Panorama campus Friday morning, but police later determined there was no credibility to the report.
A suspect who crashed a stolen vehicle near Interstate 5 late Thursday evening allegedly fired on firefighters and law enforcement before killing himself.
A vacant fourplex caught fire Thursday afternoon in east Bakersfield, resulting in $35,000 in damage.
An estimated 80-100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled onto the shoulder of a Highway 65 on-ramp Wednesday evening after a semi-truck hit a metal pole outside Bakersfield.
More than 70 Kern County sex offenders were surprised with compliance checks Jan. 23 by probation officers, resulting in nine arrests.
Two travel trailers caught fire early Wednesday in southeast Bakersfield, resulting in $10,000 in damages.