A woman accused of carjacking a man's car at knifepoint Friday night and then leading deputies on a chase has been jailed on suspicion of kidnapping and other charges.
A 31-year-old Wasco resident died in a traffic accident Friday.
Bakersfield police are asking for the public's help finding a high-risk sex offender who removed his ankle monitoring device.
The Kern County coroner's office has ruled the death of a Bakersfield man accidental drowning.
A male student at Tevis Junior High suffered what appeared to be a "very serious" head injury during a brief fight with another student Friday morning, a Panama-Buena Vista Union School District spokeswoman said.
A suspect stole $1,100 worth of merchandise from the Sports Chalet last month.
Bakersfield police are asking for the public's help identifying two suspects wanted for theft at a convenience store on Oak Street.
Deputies are warning the public about a telephone scam targeting Bakersfield area residents which began Friday.
Three suspects were arrested Thursday at Valley Plaza mall in connection with a surveillance operation targeting vehicle thefts and burglaries in the mall parking lot.
A probation search conducted Thursday afternoon in southeast Bakersfield turned up methamphetamine, marijuana, a short-barreled shotgun and more than 267 rounds of ammunition.
The coroner's office says a Bakersfield man was shot and killed Thursday night.
A 23-year-old man was hit by a train heading south near 1st Avenue and Glenwood Street in Delano early Friday morning, prompting a two-hour road closure.
A 19-year-old motorcyclist died after colliding with a Mitsubishi sedan Thursday night at the intersection of Akers Road and Ming Avenue.