As part of the national Drug Take-Back Day set for Saturday, the Kern County Sheriff's Office is offering six locations where residents can turn in expired, unwanted or unused pharmaceuticals and other medications.
It's the eighth year the KCSO has partnered with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration to collect potentially dangerous medications.
The free and anonymous collection will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the following locations:
* Sheriff's Office headquarters, 1350 Norris Road;
* Buttonwillow substation, 181 E. First St., Buttonwillow;
A man found shot to death in central Bakersfield on Sunday has been identified by authorities.
Bakersfield police arrested a gang member late Saturday night after he allegedly fired shots into an apartment and a witness was able to provide his description.
Two Sunday DUI/Driver's License Checkpoints along South Union Avenue resulted in four DUI arrests and 106 drivers with suspended or invalid licenses.
A graduation ceremony for the Citizen Volunteer Unit that will assist the Bakersfield Police Department in a variety of police-related functions, will be Monday evening at 6 p.m.
Dominic Perkins, a 12-year-old boy missing since 4 p.m. Sunday was found Monday at his school, Bakersfield police said.
The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the community's assistance in locating two high-risk sex offenders who failed to report to their respective parole officers upon their release from jail.
A 43-year-old Bakersfield man was shot and killed at a central Bakersfield home Sunday evening.
Two trucks collided early Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Morning and Mills drives near Foothill High School, sending one man to the hospital with serious injuries.
RIVERSIDE -- Homicide detectives are investigating a potential gang-related Southern California shooting on a freeway off-ramp Saturday that left one person dead and two others injured.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Four of five inmates have been recaptured a day after their escape from a central California jail, authorities said.
A 16-year-old Delano boy died late Saturday after being shot near a middle school.
A Shafter man was shot and killed early Sunday and police believe it may be related to an altercation earlier that night.