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  1. No injuries in structure fire in central Bakersfield

    By The Bakersfield Californian
    Sunday, Mar 01 2015 08:01 PM

    A fire in the 400 block of K Street damaged a residence behind a bungalow in central Bakersfield Sunday evening but caused no injuries.

    Bakersfield Fire Department responded to a report of a structure fire at 7:06 p.m., according to Battalion Chief Danny Brown.

    They knocked the fire down in 11 minutes and found no one inside the residence. The incident remained under investigation late Sunday, but was not considered suspicious, Brown said.

    -- The Californian

  2. Two injured when pickup hits GET bus

    A Golden Empire Transit passenger was injured Sunday morning in south Bakersfield when a pickup truck hit a bus.

  3. One injured in southeast traffic accident

    A traffic accident shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday injured one person in southeast Bakersfield.

  4. Kern Canyon Road crash victim identified

    Kern County Coroner's Office officials released the name of a man killed Friday afternoon in a traffic accident on Kern Canyon Road.

  5. Southwest apartment fire suspicious in origin

    A recent fire in a vacant southwest apartment caused no injuries but is being investigated as suspicious in origin, a Bakersfield Fire Department battalion chief said Sunday.

  6. $5,000 loss, no injuries in Tehachapi garage fire

    A garage fire in Tehachapi Saturday night didn't injure anyone but caused an estimated $5,000 damage to a single-family house.

  7. Man killed on Kern Canyon Road

    A motorist was killed Friday afternoon after traveling into oncoming traffic on Kern Canyon Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.

  8. Three arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

    Three were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, conspiracy and firearm charges Friday night, and a fourth suspect has not yet been identified.

  9. Wallet stolen at Greyhound bus station

    A wallet was stolen from the Greyhound bus station after its owner left it unattended on a bench.

  10. Three charged with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine

    A federal grand jury returned an indictment Thursday charging three Bakersfield residents with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

  11. Man dies from medical complication following arrest

    A 44-year-old man arrested on suspicion of being under the influence following a traffic stop died from an unknown medical complication shortly after his arrest.

  12. Man who threatened hospital in 2009 pleads no contest to spousal abuse

    A 64-year-old man whose threats six years ago led to increased security at his former employer has pleaded no contest to spousal abuse in connection with his arrest in October of last years.

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    Man tries stealing purse as woman sits in massage chair

    A man tried to steal the purse of a woman sitting in a massage chair inside the west entrance of Valley Plaza mall last week.

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