Two burglary suspects Monday were apparently desperate to avoid capture — they jumped into the swift-moving, deadly currents of the Kern River.
Three Cal State Bakersfield students were accepted out of more than 200 applicants into the Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholar Program, which allows students to explore education beyond their baccalaureate degrees.
"Austin Powers" actor Joseph Son was found not guilty Monday of what was effectively a murder charge in the beating death of his cellmate in a Kern County prison.
The sinkhole on Truxtun Avenue is expected to be fixed and the outer westbound lane open Wednesday, said Streets Superintendent Mike Connor Monday.
Pleas of not guilty were entered Monday to two counts of murder on behalf of a 34-year-old man who authorities said was driving under the influence of alcohol when he crashed into a vehicle on Taft Highway, killing two women.
Half-drunk iced coffee from Cafe Smitten on the tray table. Empty seat next to me. Empty seat, iced coffee and fields of green alfalfa rolling by.
A 27-year-old man who swerved into the opposing lane of traffic on Taft Highway, colliding head-on with another vehicle, admitted to drinking before the crash, a court document said.
We know Bakersfield loves country music so this latest concert announcement is sure to be exciting for a lot of readers: Trace Adkins, of "Honky Tonk Badonkadonk" fame, will perform at the Spectrum Amphitheatre Sept. 8.
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The death of 41-year-old Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington sent a chill down my spine last week after learning that he had committed suicide by asphyxiation. Here’s a guy that had reached the pinnacle of financial and musical success with groundbreaking albums like “Hybrid Theory” and “M…
Last week, Republican Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas hammered the final nails into Senate Republicans' health care coffin. President Donald Trump quickly tweeted he wanted to find a way to reanimate this monster. As Mary Shelley's Victor Frankenstein learned, that would be …
Has America reached the point where, once Washington has expanded a program, not even the new spending's most vociferous critics dare to cut it back?
LOS ANGELES — Cody Bellinger continued his super rookie season, drilling a three-run homer in the eighth inning to rally the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
LOS ANGELES — Braced for the worst possible news on injured ace Clayton Kershaw, the Los Angeles Dodgers tried to find some comfort Monday that his back diagnosis did not appear as dire as last season.
Dennis Hicks, a 2016 Liberty graduate, finished fourth in the men's triple jump at the Pan Am Junior Championships in Peru on Sunday.