The Bakersfield Police Department recognized four of its employees Wednesday at its annual Employee Award Ceremony.
Blanca Cavazos, superintendent of the Taft Union High School District, said in a statement Wednesday she was "disappointed" by Tuesday's mistrial in the Kern County Superior Court trial of school shooter Bryan Oliver.
Two juveniles were arrested Tuesday in Rosamond on suspicion of stealing items from unlocked vehicles.
A woman died Tuesday evening when the vehicle she was driving struck the wall of an apartment building in southwest Bakersfield.
A white male was found dead hanging from a tree Wednesday morning at Jastro Park.
Kern County deputies arrested a man Tuesday after he allegedly stole two cars and led them on a chase in east Bakersfield that reached speeds of 70 mph.
Bakersfield police have made another arrest in the Dec. 6 fatal shooting outside a market in central Bakersfield.
Kern County residents concerned about flooding may pick up free sandbags at several local fire stations.
Ten train cars derailed outside Tehachapi early Tuesday as the train traveled south from Brooklyn, Ore. to Los Angeles.
Attorneys at the request of jurors Tuesday morning in the Bryan Oliver trial will argue the difference between attempted murder and attempted voluntary manslaughter.
A man wanted in connection with a double murder in Watsonville was arrested Monday in southwest Bakersfield.
Jurors in the Bryan Oliver school shooting trial were unable to reach a verdict Tuesday, resulting in Kern County Superior Court Judge John Lua declaring a mistrial. A retrial is scheduled for Jan. 26. Californian reporter Jason Kotowski was at the courthouse today covering the proceedings.
New driver license applicants should be aware of scams alleging to expediate applications.