A Kern County sheriff's SWAT team served a search warrant in Wasco Thursday and made four arrests in connection with drug sales.
Richard Rubio, 39, Isaac Sanchez, 47, Cristian Gastelum, 29, and Jerell Ringold, 28, were all arrested at a residence in the 1800 block of G Street on suspicion of various drug crimes, deputies said.
Kern County sheriff's detectives found a recycling center out of compliance with state and local laws Thursday and arrested its owner.
Two men are in custody and one man who police had believed to be a suspect has been released in connection with a robbery and officer-involved shooting Wednesday.
A broken gas line closed a Tehachapi elementary school in Thursday.
A man suspected of selling drugs from an east Bakersfield home a block away from a Boys & Girls Club was arrested Wednesday afternoon by Kern County Sheriff's deputies.
Bakersfield firefighters extinguished an engine fire on a diesel locomotive at the train yard between Jackson and King streets in east Bakersfield Wednesday afternoon.
A man charged with the murder of his girlfriend's 2-year-old son told investigators the child suffered fatal injuries when the two of them were driving off-road in Berry's Dodge truck and crashed.
The coroner's office has determined a woman found dead in her garage in September was strangled.
Bakersfield police are asking for the public's help identifying a suspect who tried grabbing a juvenile when she refused to get in his car.
A drunken driver who crashed into a wall in October of last year -- killing a passenger and wounding two more -- was sentenced Tuesday to 29 years in prison.
A structure fire in Tehachapi closed Highway 202 Monday evening and caused about $80,000 in damage.
A disturbance in south Bakersfield left one woman with a gunshot wound to her leg after several suspects fired at a residence Tuesday morning.
The cause of death of a Ridgecrest man who died in August has been determined to be blunt force trauma and the death is a homicide.