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    Oil field equipment stolen from pickup in northeast Bakersfield

    A piece of oil field equipment used to detect natural gas was stolen from the bed of a pickup truck parked in northeast Bakersfield.

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    Suspect wanted for computer theft

    Bakersfield police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who stole a computer from an Office Max store.

  3. Caliente man admits to receiving more than 600 child porn images

    A Caliente man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to receiving more than 600 images of child pornography.

  4. Delano man pleads guilty to child porn charge

    A Delano man pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of receiving and distributing child pornography.

  5. Las Vegas attorney pleads guilty to traveling to Bakersfield for sex acts with minors

    A Las Vegas attorney pleaded guilty Wednesday to making trips to Bakersfield an renting a hotel room to engage in sex acts with minors.

  6. Man dies from injuries suffered in Aug. 15 apartment fire

    A 57-year-old man who suffered burns over 80 percent of his body in an Aug. 15 apartment fire died Tuesday, according to Bakersfield firefighters.

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    Murder victim, 88, died of drowning

    The 88-year-old man found stuffed in a trunk and submerged in a Delano canal last year died of drowning and contributing factors of ligature strangulation and blunt force trauma.

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    GET board members to address call to resign

    Embattled Golden Empire Transit board members Norris Ledbetter and Howard Silver will address the Bakersfield City Council's demand they resign during a press conference Thursday at GET, a representative of the bus company said.

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    Early morning Rosedale/Coffee crash causes power outage, traffic delays

    The early morning collision Wednesday at the intersection of Rosedale Highway and Coffee Road involving a semi-trailer truck tanker cut power to nearly 6,000 customers and left several lanes of traffic closed for about 12 hours.

  10. Man arrested in connection to Oildale murder

    The man believed to have shot and killed Keith Hurst in Oildale on Aug. 16 was arrested Tuesday after 20 minutes of negotiation.

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    Man tries, fails to steal hotel clerk's cellphone

    A man who tried to steal a hotel desk clerk's cellphone last month got more than he bargained for when she outfought him for it and he fled.

  12. Babysitters sentenced to a year in jail for putting child in scalding water

    Two babysitters who left a child in a bathtub with scalding water have been sentenced to a year in jail.

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    Electronic testing equipment stolen

    Bakersfield police are seeking the people responsible for stealing electronic testing equipment from a truck earlier this month.

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