Two Cathedral City residents were arrested Wednesday after they were allegedly found in possession of 10 pounds of methamphetamine, with a potential street value of $350,000.
An alleged distracted driver struck and seriously injured two Foothill High School students who were walking to school Thursday morning, leaving one of them in critical condition.
Two suspected burglars riding in a stolen car have been arrested in connection with twin residential burglaries in northeast Bakersfield that resulted in lockdowns at East Bakersfield High School and several other campuses Wednesday morning.
At 10:16 a.m. Thursday, residents are asked to participate in the 2014 Great California ShakeOut by preparing for disaster.
Bakersfield police arrested a 29-year-old man Saturday who is believed to be responsible for sexually assaulting a girl in Heritage Park.
The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the man wanted for stealing several cases of energy drinks from a Smart and Final store Oct. 4.
Bakersfield police are seeking the man wanted for burglarizing the LKQ Pick Your Part auto part store last month.
Bakersfield police are seeking a secret witness with the code name "G.C.," who filed a tip regarding the Aug. 22 killing of a correctional officer.
A man who forced his way into a northeast Bakersfield home Wednesday was able to wrest a handgun from a resident of the home after she had armed herself. Minutes later the man likely used the same gun in a second attempted burglary less than a block away.
Bakersfield-area residents were taking cover Tuesday afternoon as thick plumes of dust were enveloping much of the southeastern San Joaquin Valley, including much of south Bakersfield.
A search warrant served in south Bakersfield on Tuesday led the discovery of more than a half-pound of heroin.
Three men pleaded guilty Tuesday in two different Bakersfield drug cases.
An abused dog was brought into the Bakersfield Animal Care Center on Tuesday with a hook, about 4 inches long and 2 inches wide, pierced through its back left Achilles tendon, officials said.