The Kern County Auto Theft Task Force is providing tips in an effort to help reduce the risk of vehicles being stolen during the holiday season — which police said is a time notable for its number of vehicle thefts.
The man who died Sunday night when the Cessna 152 he was piloting crashed in the Capital Hills area of Tehachapi had rented the plane in Lancaster, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator said Monday.
LOS ANGELES — Charles Manson, the hippie cult leader who became the hypnotic-eyed face of evil across America after orchestrating the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, died Sunday after nearly a half-century in prison. H…
One person was killed Sunday night when an aircraft went down in the Capital Hills area of Tehachapi, the Kern County Fire Department confirmed.
A man who had allegedly threatened to kill his female passenger by intentionally driving his vehicle off the Panorama Bluffs on Saturday, was arrested by Bakersfield police after he crashed into another vehicle, ran from the scene, fled in another vehicle and, after a chase, was eventually a…
Two attempted robberies occurred between 2:30 p.m. and 4:20 p.m. and are are thought to be related, according to a news release by the Bakersfield Police Department.
A woman who drove with a blood-alcohol content more than twice the legal limit and was involved in a crash that severely injured a 72-year-old woman was sentenced Thursday to seven years in prison.
Police are asking the public for information in the deaths of two young boys who were shot and killed in separate incidents this past year.
A Tehachapi man charged with murder in the death of his mother made his first court appearance Tuesday while wearing paper clothing, an indication he's on suicide watch.
The sentencing hearing for Jonathan Hearn, the former Redlands firefighter who admitted gunning down the husband of his lover, Sabrina Limon, has been moved to Thursday, a day ahead of the date previously scheduled.
A man who police said threatened a woman riding a horse Monday afternoon died shortly after being taken into custody, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
A motorist who had faced a murder charge in a crash that killed an 81-year-old man has pleaded no contest to charges including gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, according to court records.
A 24-year-old man fired at deputies with a shotgun late Tuesday as he led them on a chase in south Bakersfield, according to sheriff's officials.
A Kern County sheriff's sergeant has been cited for improper storage of a handgun after four firearms — including one later found at the scene of an officer-involved shooting — were stolen from an unmarked sheriff's vehicle parked at the sergeant's residence, a Sheriff's Office news release …
A man was caught with stolen mail, burglary tools and what appeared to be a damaged mailbox early Monday after trying to flee deputies on his bicycle, according to sheriff's officials.
Authorities have released the name of the man killed in an officer-involved shooting Saturday night following a traffic stop in south Bakersfield, and say he was a suspect in a shooting that occurred earlier that evening.
One person died and another suffered serious injuries Sunday in a crash — believed to be alcohol-related — that occurred when a pickup rolled over east of Outlets at Tejon Parkway, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Two people died in a two-story house fire in Frazier Park early Sunday morning, according to the Kern County Fire Department news release. The Kern County Fire Department responded to a call for a house fire at approximately 5:30 a.m. to the 500 block of Truman Avenue, the news release said…
A McFarland strip mall attached to an apartment building caught on fire early Sunday morning and damaged $300,000 worth of property with three of the nine businesses being damaged by fire and smoke, according to Kern County Fire Department news release.
A traffic stop at South H Street and Planz Road late Saturday night led to a foot pursuit and an officer involved shooting that left the suspect dead, according to a BPD news release.
Eight drivers were detained for further evaluation of sobriety levels and four drivers were charged with driving under the influence, during a DUI/ Driver's License Checkpoint conducted by the BPD, said a BPD news release.
During a routine traffic stop conducted by officers of the Bakersfield Police Department on Saturday night, a vehicle passenger ran and threw a loaded firearm to the ground, according to a BPD news release.
An ex-professional football player from Bakersfield is the primary suspect in the death of his wife, according to the Park City Police Department in Utah.
One person was killed and at least two were seriously injured in a shooting in front of the Golden West Casino on Friday, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.
Misdemeanor charges were filed Friday against a Bakersfield police officer accused of possession of stolen property, embezzlement and possession of steroids, according to the District Attorney's office.