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  1. Man crashes, dies while driving self to hospital

    Sunday, Oct 19 2014 01:49 PM

    An 81-year-old Bakersfield man who suffered an unknown medical problem while driving himself to the hospital Saturday afternoon crashed into two parked cars and died later that day at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.

    According to the California Highway Patrol, the man's 2005 Honda Civic was traveling south at about 50 mph on Manor Street around 5:15 p.m. when it hit two vehicles parked along the edge of the west curb.

    The collison caused one of the parked vehicles to crash into an occupied parked vehicle, but there were no injuries.

    When medical personnel arrived at the scene, the man was unresponsive.

  2. Man arrested on suspicion of weapon and drug possession

    A 20-year-old Bakersfield man was arrested Thursday night for allegedly possessing multiple weapons and drugs.

  3. Three people exposed to toxic chemical

    Three individuals had to be decontaminated Friday morning after digging in their McKittrick backyard and accidentally striking a glass container holding a toxic chemical.

  4. Cause of baby's death pending further studies

    The cause and manner of death of a 3-month-old found dead at his home in Oildale are pending further studies, according to a coroner's office news release.

  5. Teen runs from crash after Jeep overturns, injures passenger

    The teen driver of a Jeep that overturned, throwing a passenger from the vehicle, ran from the crash site and is being sought by law enforcement.

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    Two sedans identified as possible suspect vehicles

    Bakersfield police have identified two sedans that were seen leaving the area after a shooting at the Truxtun Recycling Center that left one person dead and another with major injuries.

  7. Man arrested after detectives find 15 pounds pot, $80,000 cash

    Law enforcement in Lamont on Wednesday found an estimated 15 pounds of processed marijuana that was packaged for sale and more than $80,000 cash inside a home.

  8. Man shot and killed in Delano Thursday evening

    A man died after being shot multiple times in Delano Thursday evening.

  9. Pedestrian struck by two pickups at White Lane and Gosford Road

    A pedestrian suffered major injuries Friday morning after being struck by two pickups at the intersection of White Lane and Gosford Road.

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    Tentative contract gives CSUB teachers 1.6 percent raise

    Cal State Bakersfield teachers are a couple nods of approval away from getting a 1.6 percent raise this year with teachers throughout the Cal State University system.

  11. Man arrested on suspicion of 12 acts of indecent exposure

    A 26-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after deputies received a call about him committing lewd acts in front of motorists on Highway 58, near North Edwards.

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    Law enforcement seeks missing high-risk sex offender

    Law enforcement is seeking a Bakersfield high-risk sex offender who did not report to his parole officer after being released from jail Friday.

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    Police seek restaurant's TV thief

    Bakersfield police are seeking the man wanted for allegedly burglarizing the Las Adelitas restaurant and stealing a flat screen TV.

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