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    DUI checkpoint nets 1 arrest, 11 without valid licenses

    A DUI checkpoint Saturday night on Ming Avenue resulted in one arrest.

  2. Arvin gas line venting leads to evacuations

    A venting natural gas line south of Arvin led to the evacuation of a home and an event at a nearby clubhouse Saturday afternoon but there were no reported injuries or damage, and utility officials said the line presented no danger.

  3. Delano police release few clues in shooting death

    A 27-year-old man was shot and killed in northwest Delano early Saturday afternoon.

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    Rosedale man shot another when attacked

    A 74-year-old man trying to help his female neighbor shot another man in self-defense Friday when he came upon the woman’s apparent stalker.

  5. Two arrested on drug, robbery charges following home searches

    During a search in two east Bakersfield homes Friday night, deputies found heroin, methamphetamine, large amounts of cash and evidence of drug sales.

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    Juvenile found dead in detention facility cell

    A juvenile detainee was found unconscious in his cell Friday afternoon during a routine check in a detention facility.

  7. CHP seeks senior citizen volunteers

    The California Highway Patrol of the Buttonwillow area is searching for senior citizens who want to volunteer to support law enforcement duties.

  8. Two arrested after Arvin search finds drugs

    During the search of an Arvin home Friday, police found a 1/2 pound of marijuana, 31 grams of methamphetamine packaged for sale and $628 cash.

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    Firefighters offer turkey cooking tips

    The Bakersfield Fire Department is offering a list of cooking tips this week on the best ways to stay safe while frying traditional holiday birds.

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    Ridgeview High teacher allegedly sent sex-related texts to 17-year-old student

    A Ridgeview High School teacher is under investigation for allegedly sending text messages of a sexual nature to a 17-year-old student.

  11. Police arrest five in suspected BB gun shooting

    After receiving several reports of people shooting a BB gun from a moving vehicle, police located five suspects believed to be involved in the incidents.

  12. CHP to collect toy donations at Walgreens

    In an effort to collect toys for children in need, the California Highway Patrol will attempt to fill a patrol car with donated toys for the upcoming holiday.

  13. Bomb threat at Kern County Human Services deemed false

    Kern County Human Services was evacuated Friday afternoon after police received a report of a bomb threat that was later deemed false.

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