A house fire in southwest Bakersfield Monday injured an adult and a child and caused $35,000 in damage.
Bakersfield firefighters said the adult and child were treated for smoke inhalation after being rescued from the 1:10 p.m. blaze in the 5400 block of Silver Crossing Way. There was heavy smoke in the home as firefighters ushered the two to safety.
The fire was brought under control in 15 minutes, and the cause is under investigation.
Two men pleaded guilty Monday to their involvement in separate cases of cultivating marijuana on public lands in Kern County.
A Tennessee man was sentenced to nine years in prison Monday for receiving more than 600 images of child pornography in Kern County between March 9 and March 13 of 2006.
A probation sweep in Bakersfield Friday resulted in 24 arrests for various violations.
Bakersfield Police are searching for a transient at risk from a pre-existing medical condition.
An inmate disturbance Saturday night at the Sheriff's Office Lerdo Jail caused officials to cancel Sunday visitation at the facility.
The California Highway Patrol has closed Highway 58 for a second time.
The California Highway Patrol has reopened Interstate 5 over the Grapevine and Highway 58 through Tehachapi after closing them Saturday morning due to snow and ice.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office arrested a 21-year-old man after a home invasion and assault in Oildale Friday afternoon.
Three men have been arrested in connection with a southwest Bakersfield shooting Tuesday that left a woman with a gunshot wound to her leg.
Bakersfield Police said three officers and an adult Explorer were taken to a hospital early Friday after they were involved in a traffic collision.
Residents of a northwest Bakersfield home made it out safely after their home caught fire early Friday morning.
A man was rescued from a canal Thursday night after going overboard while riding his bike near Lamont.