Bakersfield police arrested a man late Friday night on charges including assault with a deadly weapon after another man called to tell them he'd been fired upon while driving down a local street.

On January 14, 2017, at 7:50 AM, Kern County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to an apartment in the 1600 block of Virginia Street for a report of an infant not breathing.

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Mimi's Cafe on California Avenue in Bakersfield has closed, according to a woman who answered the phone at the Dallas-based chain's corporate headquarters.

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The accused gunman in a deadly love triangle accepted a plea agreement Monday that will send him to prison for 25 years and four months in exchange for testifying against a woman who allegedly plotted with him in killing her husband in Tehachapi more than two years ago.

An inmate at the Lerdo Pre-Trial Facility was reported dead a little after 3 p.m. Saturday, the cause an apparent suicide, said Kern County Sheriff's Office Lt. Bobby Voth.

The Kern County Fire Department issued a release Saturday cautioning residents against unnecessary travel and warning anyone who feels threatened to seek higher ground. The agency also appeared to try to tamp down worries.

A woman authorities believe to be part of a deadly love triangle was arrested Friday and taken into custody on $3 million bail, two and a half years after her husband was killed in a railway building in Tehachapi. 

Arvin police officers on Friday discovered a dead man in a vehicle that belongs to a missing person, according to a news release prepared by the Arvin Police Department.

Mass murderer Charles Manson was back at Corcoran State Prison on Saturday, according to the California Department of Corrections, after spending the week at Mercy Hospital in Bakersfield. A source with knowledge of Manson's medical condition told The Californian on the condition of anonymit…

The California Highway Patrol reports high winds in the Fort Tejon area and recommends trailers and campers not attempt to cross the Grapevine summit on Interstate 5.