An electrical short Monday morning in a southeast Bakersfield apartment caused $25,000 damage but no injuries.
A traffic stop a year ago in the Buttonwillow area led to a Canadian's guilty plea Monday in federal court for conspiracy to distribute and possess to distribute cocaine.
A Bakersfield man pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute nearly 10 pounds of methamphetamine.
A Bakersfield man pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
A pedestrian crossing 24th Street early Monday morning outside the crosswalk was struck and killed in the 3200 block.
A man shot Sunday in the 3200 block of Jewett Street has died.
A body found in east Bakersfield early Monday morning showed indications of trauma and sheriff's deputies have begun a homicide investigation.
Kern County Sheriff's Office deputies working in Wasco will soon be issued body-worn cameras.
Bakersfield police responded Sunday afternoon to a shooting at 33rd Street and Jewett Avenue and found a man with a gunshot wound.
A Bakersfield police checkpoint Saturday night resulted in three arrests of suspected drunk drivers.
A suspect who allegedly shot a man Saturday night before leading deputies on a car chase through east Bakersfield, was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after his vehicle crashed on Highway 99.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a 33-year-old man Saturday in connection with the shooting of a man in Derby Acres.
The death of a 1-month-old baby last month was due to sudden unexpected infant death syndrome, according to the Kern County coroner.