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  1. Two Wasco men arrested after search finds meth

    A search of a Wasco home Friday where narcotics sales were suspected resulted in two arrests.

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    Man wanted for allegedly using stolen check

    Bakersfield police are seeking help locating a man wanted on suspicion of vehicle burglary and forgery after allegedly using a stolen check at Target.

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    Men wanted for alleged suspicious activity

    Bakersfield police are seeking the community's assistance in identifying and locating three men wanted for alleged suspicious activity.

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    Prosecutors won't file charges in David Silva's death

    No criminal charges will be filed against the Kern County sheriff’s deputies and California Highway Patrol officers involved in the struggle that ended with the death of David Sal Silva, District Attorney Lisa Green announced Friday following an independent investigation that included reviewing Sheriff’s Office and FBI reports and hiring an outside pathologist.

  5. Two hikers rescued after fall in canyon

    Two hikers were rescued in the Kern River Canyon Thursday night after at least one of them fell from a rock during a hike.

  6. Shafter man, 75, struck by train and killed

    A 75-year-old Shafter man struck by a train Thursday night died, according to the coroner's office.

  7. Search of home finds suspected heroin

    Law enforcement executing a search of a home near downtown Bakersfield Thursday recovered about 40 grams of suspected heroin and a stun gun.

  8. Man killed in Highway 178 crash identified

    The 65-year-old man killed in a head-on collision Tuesday on Highway 178 has been identified as James Edmund Dardis Jr.

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    Police seek man in April 1 armed robbery

    Bakersfield police are seeking help identifying a man wanted in connection with the April 1 armed robbery of a south Bakersfield convenience store.

  10. Bakersfield man indicted for aiming laser at sheriff's helicopter

    A Bakersfield man was indicted Thursday for allegedly aiming a laser pointer at a Kern County sheriff's helicopter.

  11. Woman found dead of drug overdose at Jastro Park

    A woman was found dead from a drug overdose Thursday morning in Jastro Park.

  12. Pedestrian killed by train north of downtown

    A 50-year-old man was killed by a train Thursday morning behind the Tower Motel & Apartments, north of downtown Bakersfield near Chester Avenue.

  13. Oildale fire burns three structures

    The Kern County Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that burned three structures in the 600 block of Husky Drive in Oildale Thursday morning.

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