Bakersfield Police are trying to find an early 2000s Chevrolet Z71 pickup that was used to steal a trailer with a commercial-sized pressure washer from a hospital.
An 18-year-old Bakersfield woman pleaded no contest to second-degree murder Thursday in connection with the death of a 21-month-old boy she was babysitting.
A federal grand jury returned an indictment Thursday against 62-year-old Bakersfield resident Jose Javier Rosas for allegedly aiming a laser pointer at a Kern County sheriff's helicopter.
Intermittent road closures are scheduled from midnight to 4 a.m. Feb. 22 and March 1 on Rosedale Highway to allow PG&E to relocate utility poles and upgrade electrical equipment.
A suspect who allegedly twice exposed himself to women in Rosamond in an eight-day span has been identified as 39-year-old Richard Coleman.
A motorist accused of leaving the scene after striking and killing a bicyclist was arrested early Thursday after investigators served a search warrant at his residence.
A convicted sex offender was arrested on suspicion of violating the terms of his release Wednesday after police reported he was wanted for questioning in connection with suspicious activity on a GET bus.
Prosecutors have refiled murder charges against a motorist accused of drunken driving in a crash that killed a pregnant woman.
Police said a woman tried to pass a forged and fraudulent check at Vest Market, then fled when the clerk was trying to verify the account.
Bakersfield Police said Wednesday that Marisol Flores, 14, was found in Mexico with her grandparents.
Bakersfield Police have released photos and a computer-generated sketch of a man who they said robbed the Wells Fargo branch in the 3400 block of Panama Lane.
Two boys playing with lighters ignited fires in a vacant home in the 600 block of Wilson Avenue on Wednesday, according to fire officials.
Two suspected gang members from Fresno were arrested Wednesday after allegedly threatening a drive-by shooting in the Bakersfield area.