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  1. Glennville resident dies in rollover crash

    By THE BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN
    Friday, Aug 22 2014 07:28 PM

    A Glennville resident died Friday when their vehicle rolled down an embankment about two miles east of the Glennville fire station.

    The driver died around 1:55 p.m. at the scene, at 10511 Highway 155, according to a Kern County coroner's news release.

    The victim's name and age were not release Friday evening.

  2. Motorcyclist, 59, dies in crash on Highway 58

    A 59-year-old Bakersfield resident died Friday when their motorcycle was struck by another vehicle.

  3. Five arrested, one stolen vehicle recovered by task force

    A California Highway Patrol task force Thursday recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested five people as part of compliance checks on parolees and people on probation.

  4. Woman falsely claimed lost wallet

    A woman stole money from a lost wallet she falsely claimed as hers at a local convenience store, according to police.

  5. Two suspects at large in theft from CVS store

    Two people are wanted on suspicion of grand theft in connection with stealing merchandise from a CVS store last month.

  6. Suspect wanted for robbery outside grocery store

    Bakersfield police are asking for the public's help finding a man who grabbed a wallet from a woman entering the Albertsons on Panama Lane.

  7. Resource center for Way Fire-affected residents to open

    The American Red Cross Kern Chapter will open a resource center next week in Kernville for Kern Valley residents affected by the Way Fire.

  8. Fire destroys house on Niles Street

    A fire Friday morning in the 1900 block of Niles Street destroyed a vacant two-story house and the cause is under investigation.

  9. Suspect in 2009 murder arrested after re-entering the country

    A suspect in a 2009 murder in Lamont who had fled to Mexico was arrested Thursday after returning to the U.S.

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    Man, 60, found dead in Hempstead Lane home

    A southwest Bakersfield man was found dead in his home Friday morning in what police are calling a homicide.

  11. Way Fire now 78 percent contained

    The Way Fire is now 78 percent contained but strong winds Friday could cause problems, fire officials said.

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    Police cruiser involved in crash at New Stine and Stockdale

    A police cruiser responding to an injury traffic crash Friday morning was struck by a car at the intersection of New Stine Road and Stockdale Highway.

  13. Detectives arrest three after farm equipment is stolen

    Kern County detectives using surveillance equipment to monitor rural farm equipment arrested three Lamont men this week on suspicion of theft and other charges.

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