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  1. Motorcyclist suffers major injuries in hit-and-run crash

    A 90-year-old motorcyclist suffered major injuries Monday after being struck by a van that witnesses say ran a stop sign in a crash that occurred east of Beale Avenue and north of East California Avenue.

  2. Probation search yields three arrests, meth, cash

    A probation search by sheriff's deputies Friday night resulted in the arrest of three men and the seizure of more than a quarter pound of methamphetamine.

  3. Infant less than 8 weeks old found dead at home

    A nearly 2-month-old infant was found dead Sunday morning in a home northeast of downtown.

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    Downtown shooting: 1 wounded, 1 arrested

    A shooting early Sunday in front of a downtown bar left one man wounded and a second under arrest.

  5. Sheriff's unit seizes more than 1/4 pound of meth, makes three arrests

    More than a quarter pound of methamphetamine turned up in a probation-related search Friday night in the 900 block of Richmond Street, resulting in three arrests, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

  6. Stiern Park shooting sends man to hospital

    A man suffered a gunshot wound at Stiern Park shortly before midnight Friday, Bakersfield Police reported.

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    Four die in collision on eastbound Highway 58 at Fairfax Road

    Four motorists, one of them from Bakersfield, were killed Saturday morning when a vehicle traveling west on Highway 58 crossed into eastbound lanes and collided with another vehicle just west of Fairfax Road, the California Highway Patrol reported.

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    Passenger dies, 5 sustain injuries when pickup rolls near Round Mountain Road

    A Bakersfield teenager died after a truck he was a passenger in rolled onto its side in an off-road dirt area south of Round Mountain Road and east of Amaya Court late Friday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol reported.

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    Northbound Highway 99 reopens after tanker truck overturns at Highway 65

    Both directions of Highway 99 have reopened after a tanker truck overturned at Highway 65 at about 4:51 a.m. today.

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    Pair of major crashes tie up freeways

    A pair of major crashes, including one that reportedly claimed the lives of four people, has tied up highways 99, 58 and 65 on Saturday morning.

  11. Man killed Thursday by train identified

    The Bakersfield man killed by a train Thursday morning behind the Tower Motel & Apartments north of downtown has been identified as 50-year-old Paul White.

  12. Man arrested for alleged abuse on girlfriend, attacking officer

    A Bakersfield man Thursday was accused of attacking a police officer who tried to stop him from allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.

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    Deputies in Oildale fatal shooting determined within authority

    A Kern County Sheriff's Office Incident Review Board determined Friday the two deputies involved in the March 26 shooting of a man in Oildale were within the bounds of their authority when they killed Christopher McDaniel.

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