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  1. Two children seriously injured in crash weren't properly restrained

    Six children ranging in age from 1 to 6 were injured in a Tuesday evening crash on Alfred Harrell Highway west of Goodmanville Road.

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    Final suspect in robberies, shooting identified

    The final suspect wanted in connection with a string of robberies and a shooting last week has been identified as 21-year-old Bryan Johnson.

  3. Accused hit-and-run driver turns himself in

    A motorist who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian Monday evening has turned himself in.

  4. Bomb threats leads to evacuation of downtown building

    A bomb threat closed down several streets and led to the evacuation of a building in downtown Bakersfield Tuesday morning but no explosive device was found.

  5. Pedestrian hit in 300 block of Brundage identified

    A pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle last week has been identified as 66-year-old Arthur Lee Hayes.

  6. Theft suspect at large

    A woman loaded a shopping cart with merchandise at the Walmart on Gosford Road and then left the store without paying.

  7. Delano man accused of trying to kill wife, mother-in-law

    A 63-year-old Delano man was arrested early Tuesday for allegedly trying to kill his wife and mother-in-law.

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    McCarthy statement on Netanyahu speech

    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy released the following statement on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to a joint session of Congress:

  9. SWAT team at Interstate 5 and Valpredo Avenue

    A SWAT team has responded to Interstate 5 and Valpredo Avenue, Kern County sheriff's deputies said Tuesday.

  10. Fire damages vacant apartment

    A transient started a fire that did $1,500 damage to a vacant apartment in east Bakersfield Saturday, according to the Bakersfield Fire Department.

  11. Unattended candles spark house fire

    A Sunday evening fire did $45,000 damage to a house in central Bakersfield, according to the Bakersfield Fire Department.

  12. No injuries in structure fire in central Bakersfield

    A fire in the 400 block of K Street damaged a residence behind a bungalow in central Bakersfield Sunday evening but caused no injuries.

  13. Two injured when pickup hits GET bus

    A Golden Empire Transit passenger was injured Sunday morning in south Bakersfield when a pickup truck hit a bus.

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