Police are asking for the community's help in locating two people wanted in relation to a hit-and-run accident Thursday.
For the second time in a week, a female inmate in the custody of the Kern County Sheriff's Office has been found dead in her cell.
A jury convicted a 27-year-old gang member of murder and other charges in the shooting death of a man in east Bakersfield last year.
Bakersfield police are asking for the public's help locating a suspect wanted for possession of stolen property, fraudulent use of a credit card, burglary and identity theft.
Three Bakersfield men were indicted Thursday after their arrest on suspicion of conspiring to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine.
Two vacant northeast Bakersfield apartments caught fire Thursday morning causing in $70,000 damage.
Arrests were made following an anonymous call reporting three men with backpacks trying to break into vehicles in Taft.
A 17-year-old runway last seen on July 3 is considered at risk because of a medical condition.
The 32-year-old pedestrian struck and killed on North Chester Avenue last Thursday night was identified by the county coroner's office Wednesday evening as Travis Wade Shellenberger of Bakersfield.
A man was found stabbed in the 2300 block of Rodney Street in southeast Bakersfield Wednesday night and taken to Kern Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
The 2014 class of the Leadership Development Program of the Kern County Network for Children will graduate Thursday.
Marijuana and suspected methamphetamine were found during the search of a residence east of Highway 99 and south of California Avenue Wednesday morning.
A brother and sister who ran away from home July 3 have been found and placed into protective custody pending an investigation by Sheriff's Office detectives and Child Protective Services.