A couple passing by the end of a police pursuit captured video late Friday night of Bakersfield Police Department officers shooting a 22-year-old man, who was suspected in a rape and arson earlier in the day. The man died at the scene and was later idendified as Adrian Hernandez, who police say raped a woman and set fire to a home in southwest Bakersfield.
The couple, who asked not to be identified, said they were heading to their northeast Bakersfield home when they were stopped by the police pursuit, which had ended at the 4000 block of Union Avenue near Garces Memorial High School.
Here is the video:
The Bakersfield man accused of raping a woman Friday morning and then setting her home on fire was shot and killed by police after a pursuit that night.
An attorney who filed claims against Kern County this week on behalf of two girls allegedly sexually assaulted by correctional officers at Juvenile Hall says he knows of a third victim -- and there may be even more.
A 51-year-old Bakersfield man was indicted Thursday for allegedly aiming a green laser at a Kern County sheriff's helicopter in September.
The Secret Witness Program is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and filing of a criminal complaint against the person responsible for killing 13-year-old Cortez Batiste.
A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information in the shooting death last year of a Bakersfield man.
Asiah Hines told investigators she never meant to kill 21-month-old Kai'Dan Webb. She was angry and just wanted the boy to stop crying.
Attorneys at Chain | Cohn | Stiles have filed two claims against Kern County on behalf of girls who were allegedly sexually assaulted by correctional officers in separate incidents at Juvenile Hall.
Two suspects used a stolen credit card to purchase items at the Office Max on Ming Avenue earlier this month.
A DUI and driver's license checkpoint will be held in Bakersfield Saturday.
Four teams of local students will present community service projects and compete for awards tonight at the Bakersfield Museum of Art as part of Jim Burke Education Foundation's "Dream Builders" program.
The trial of accused drunken driver Alex Rubio on charges including second-degree murder has been postponed to May 11 as his attorney is seeking more information in connection with toxicology reports and crime scene reconstruction.
The California Highway Patrol will be conducting a DUI and driver's license checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday in an unincorporated area of Bakersfield.