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    Man found dead outside courthouse

    A man was found dead outside the Kern County Superior Court Sunday. 

  2. Taft woman arrested on suspicion of drug possession

    Taft police arrested a 52-year-old woman in possession of 400 grams of suspected methamphetamine and $1,600 in cash during a traffic stop Saturday.

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    Interim vice principal assigned to school following administrator's arrest

    An interim vice principal will begin working at Tevis Junior High on Sept. 8 following the arrest of Vice Principal Kent Williams for bringing a gun on campus.

  4. Pedestrian struck and killed by train Friday evening

    A train struck a pedestrian Friday evening on tracks by State Road and Airport Drive.

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    Reward of up to $5,000 offered in correctional officer's killing

    A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and filing of a criminal complaint against the suspect responsible for the killing of a correctional officer at his home in southwest Bakersfield.

  6. Two Delano residents injured in crash

    Two Delano residents suffered minor injuries when an improperly secured load fell off a truck passing their car, causing the car's driver to lose control and crash into two almond trees.

  7. Burn victim who died following Aug. 14 blaze identified

    A man who died from Tuesday from injuries suffered in a residential fire on Aug. 14 has been identified as 56-year-old Robert Hernandez.

  8. Suspect in custody nabbed for theft of hay

    When deputies went to arrest a suspect in connection with the theft of 60 bales of hay from near Buttonwillow, they didn't have far to go.

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    Suspects stole cash register from store

    Bakersfield police are asking for the public's help identifying two suspects who burglarized a business south of Ming Avenue and west of Highway 99.

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    DUI/driver's license checkpoint Saturday in Bakersfield

    A DUI/driver's license checkpoint will be conducted in the greater Bakersfield area Saturday night.

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    Police seek man who used stolen credit cards in Rosedale area

    Bakersfield police are seeking a suspect who used credit cards from a stolen wallet to make several purchases Friday in the Rosedale area.

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    DUI checkpoint to be held in Bakersfield Saturday

    Bakersfield police will be conducting a DUI/driver's license checkpoint Saturday.

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    Bail $1 million for suspect in murder of 88-year-old man

    The man accused of killing an 88-year-old Delano man, stuffing him in a car trunk and sinking the car in an irrigation canal last year had his bail set Thursday at $1 million.

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