The woman who died in a Tuesday accident has been identified as 22-year-old Elizabeth Lopez.
Lopez, of Bakersfield, lost control of her vehicle in the 8100 block of Camino Media, according to the Kern County coroner.
Bakersfield police said her vehicle struck the wall of an apartment building.
The coroner said her vehicle struck a tree.
She was transported to Kern Medical Center where she died 11:04 p.m.
Bakersfield police arrested a 16-year-old boy Thursday who was found with his pants down in front of a computer at Plantation Elementary School.
Karen Ortiz, who was reported missing Thursday, has been located, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
Kern County's mountain areas will be able to transition out of fire season Friday thanks to recent rains and cooler temperatures, but residents still need to be vigilant and prevent sparking blazes, the Kern County Fire Department said Thursday.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating an at-risk missing person.
Bakersfield police are searching for the man wanted for stealing a bicycle Tuesday morning.
Taft City School District Superintendent Ron Bryant resigned his post after pleading no contest to two counts of driving under the influence.
The man shot and killed in southwest Bakersfield on Wednesday afternoon has been identified as 37-year-old John Cooper.
A grand jury indicted three men Thursday who were reportedly found in possession of 12 pounds of heroin.
A house fire in central Bakersfield left one home with $50,000 in damage Wednesday evening.
Bakersfield fire crews responded to a Wednesday evening blaze that resulted in $35,000 in damage to a single-story home.
One person was killed Wednesday afternoon in a shooting in southwest Bakersfield.
A motorcyclist injured Dec. 10 in a collision in Lamont, died Tuesday at Kern Medical Center.