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  1. Two arrests after detectives find 10 pounds meth

    Two Cathedral City residents were arrested Wednesday after they were allegedly found in possession of 10 pounds of methamphetamine, with a potential street value of $350,000.

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    Two students seriously injured after they're struck by alleged distracted driver

    An alleged distracted driver struck and seriously injured two Foothill High School students who were walking to school Thursday morning, leaving one of them in critical condition.

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    Suspected burglars in incident that resulted in school lockdowns arrested

    Two suspected burglars riding in a stolen car have been arrested in connection with twin residential burglaries in northeast Bakersfield that resulted in lockdowns at East Bakersfield High School and several other campuses Wednesday morning.

  4. Great California ShakeOut earthquake drill set for Thursday

    At 10:16 a.m. Thursday, residents are asked to participate in the 2014 Great California ShakeOut by preparing for disaster.

  5. Man arrested on suspicion of sexual assault in park

    Bakersfield police arrested a 29-year-old man Saturday who is believed to be responsible for sexually assaulting a girl in Heritage Park.

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    Man wanted for energy drink thefts

    The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the man wanted for stealing several cases of energy drinks from a Smart and Final store Oct. 4.

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    Police seek burglar of auto part store

    Bakersfield police are seeking the man wanted for burglarizing the LKQ Pick Your Part auto part store last month.

  8. Police seek secret witness 'G.C.' in correctional officer's killing

    Bakersfield police are seeking a secret witness with the code name "G.C.," who filed a tip regarding the Aug. 22 killing of a correctional officer.

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    School lockdowns lifted following double burglary

    A man who forced his way into a northeast Bakersfield home Wednesday was able to wrest a handgun from a resident of the home after she had armed herself. Minutes later the man likely used the same gun in a second attempted burglary less than a block away.

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    Dust storm's message: Stay indoors

    Bakersfield-area residents were taking cover Tuesday afternoon as thick plumes of dust were enveloping much of the southeastern San Joaquin Valley, including much of south Bakersfield.

  11. Man arrested on suspicion of heroin sales

    A search warrant served in south Bakersfield on Tuesday led the discovery of more than a half-pound of heroin.

  12. Three plead guilty on federal drug charges

    Three men pleaded guilty Tuesday in two different Bakersfield drug cases.

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    Abused dog found with large hook piercing its leg

    An abused dog was brought into the Bakersfield Animal Care Center on Tuesday with a hook, about 4 inches long and 2 inches wide, pierced through its back left Achilles tendon, officials said.

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