A fire late Saturday night in an alley behind an auto parts store and an adjacent market in Wasco was extinguished by Kern County firefighters before extensive damage occurred.
The two buildings damaged by the 11:15 p.m. fire in the 1100 block of Highway 46 were unoccupied. The structures and contents were estimated at $1 million.
The fire department said the fire was controlled within 30 minutes. Damage was about $4,000.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
The Kern County coroner's office identified the victim of a shooting last week in Arvin as 22-year-old Leonel Leon Arreguin.
The victim of a fatal hit and run Friday night was identified Sunday as 18-year-old Bryson Meadors of Bakersfield.
A juvenile crossing Harris Road Saturday night was struck and critically injured by a car.
The cyclist struck and killed early Saturday on New Stine Road was identified Sunday as 46-year-old Victor Quiroz.
An Arvin police officer was shot and wounded Sunday morning by 24-year-old man who fired as the officer entered an apartment while answering a domestic abuse call.
A Friday night traffic enforcement stop led to a search warrant that turned up a large stash of drugs at a home on Inyo Street, the Kern County Sheriff's Office reported.
A man suffered moderate to major injuries Saturday night when he was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of White Lane and Akers Road, the Bakersfield Police Department reported.
A 60-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of hit and run after he allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian late Friday in the 900 block of Mohawk Street then fled the scene, the Bakersfield Police Department reported.
A motorist struck and killed a bicyclist before fleeing the scene early Saturday in the 1700 block of New Stine Road, the Bakersfield Police Department reported.
Police are seeking the man wanted for shooting someone early Saturday in south Bakersfield.
A mobile home near Mountain Mesa caught fire Friday night, resulting in $70,000 in damage and the death of a dog.
A woman who pleaded no contest to a felony count of child abuse in connection with harming her fiance's 2-year-old child was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday.