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    Deputies seek suspect in alleged sexual assault

    An Oildale woman was reportedly sexually assaulted at knifepoint Wednesday afternoon when a man forced entry into her home.

  2. Deputies arrest 15 people in national effort to end domestic violence

    In support of National Family Violence Apprehension Detail Day, 36 deputies in Kern County spent Wednesday serving outstanding warrants relating to domestic violence.

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    Police seek missing at-risk man

    Bakersfield police are seeking a missing 57-year-old man who is considered at-risk due to his need for medication.

  4. Red Cross to host fire safety seminar Saturday

    The American Red Cross Kern Chapter is giving away free smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors, fire extinguishers and surge protectors Saturday in an effort to promote fire safety.

  5. Dead inmate identified

    The Kern County inmate who died Sunday has been identified as 50-year-old Reginald Glenn Hill.

  6. Probation officials conducting internal investigation regarding allegations against correctional officer

    Kern County Probation officials are cooperating with Bakersfield police and conducting their own internal administrative investigation regarding allegations a correctional officer sexually assaulted a teen girl at Juvenile Hall.

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    Rabobank on Gosford Road robbed Tuesday

    A Rabobank on Gosford Road was robbed at noon Tuesday.

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    Suspects abscond with Valero Corner Store stogies

    Sigmund Freud is alleged to have famously said sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.

  9. Ridgecrest man convicted of felony child abuse with son

    A Ridgecrest man was convicted Tuesday in Superior Court of felony child abuse in a case involving his 2-year-old son.

  10. Pedestrian killed Oct. 4 in Oildale identified

    The coroner's office Tuesday identified a pedestrian who was killed earlier this month in Oildale.

  11. Family escapes house fire thanks to smoke alarms

    Smoke alarms are credited with waking a family on Kentucky Street early Tuesday morning allowing it to escape a house fire.

  12. Coroner IDs pedestrian struck by 2 trucks Friday

    A pedestrian struck by two trucks Friday morning in southwest Bakersfield and who died Sunday has been identifed as 31-year-old Pablo Antonio Metta.

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    Police seek 2 in theft from Smart & Final on Golden State Avenue

    Bakersfield police are searching for two suspects in connection with an Oct. 7 burglary at the Smart & Final store on Golden State Avenue.

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