A man was flown out of Kernville Monday morning and taken to a hospital after falling from a rocky trail, firefighters reported.
Members of the Kern County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue rescued a lost and stranded motorcycle rider Saturday afternoon in the hills west of Maricopa.
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.
A Kern County jury returned a mixed verdict Friday against a Bakersfield man prone to courtroom outbursts who stood trial on multiple crimes of sex and violence.
A man accused of killing a Tehachapi boy and who authorities say also injured his own daughter pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and assault charges.
A 22-year-old man whose body was found in Arvin on Friday had been shot and his death is a homicide, according to a coroner's office release.
A 28-year-old man who was charged with two counts of murder in the slayings of his girlfriend and the baby with which she was 39 weeks pregnant hanged himself in his cell at Lerdo Jail, according to the coroner's office.
A Lamont man who authorities believe had been drinking alcohol suffered a serious head injury early Wednesday when his vehicle veered off Highway 119 and overturned.
A former Redlands firefighter who admitted to gunning down his lover's husband in Tehachapi purchased poison and mixed it with something the intended victim would ingest months before the August 2014 killing, according to court documents.
While at work the evening of Jan. 2, a Tehachapi woman received a message from her boyfriend on Facebook stating only, "I'm sorry."
A woman involved in an alleged love triangle in which authorities say she plotted with her lover to kill her husband pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges including murder.
Prosecutors waived the death penalty Tuesday against a man charged with gunning down his mother and stepfather in northwest Bakersfield last year.
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.
A 28-year-old man charged with two counts of murder in the slayings of his girlfriend and the baby with which she was 39 weeks pregnant was found dead at Lerdo Jail on Saturday in what is being investigated as a possible suicide.
Following an argument the night before, Tony Ronald Santiago agreed it was best if he moved out of his girlfriend's apartment in Oildale on May 2.
Doctors were unable to perform surgery on Charles Manson in a Bakersfield hospital last week, and the notorious mass murderer is now back in prison in failing health, TMZ reported Monday.
The car of a woman reported missing Saturday was found Sunday afternoon, as well as a body that authorities could not confirm was the missing woman.
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.
A 72-year-old man who blew past a checkpoint to check on his Squirrel Valley property after the Erskine Fire swept through has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of unlawfully entering a disaster area.
Notorious cult leader and convicted murderer Charles Manson was too weak to receive emergency surgery Thursday night at a Bakersfield hospital, according to report from TMZ.
The State Bar of California has filed a motion for default judgment against a Bakersfield lawyer accused of misappropriating nearly $1 million, setting the stage for her disbarment.
A man who was charged in connection with the kidnapping and torture of two people in east Bakersfield was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison.
Highway 178 at the mouth of the canyon remained closed Friday as large boulders and debris were in the roadway due to heavy rainfall from Thursday's storm.
Coroner's officials released the name and cause of death Friday of an 8-month-old boy who authorities said was killed by a Washington man his mother was dating.
A man charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend's 8-month-old child in Tehachapi was arrested in Washington two months ago in connection with injuring another baby.
Authorities closed the mouth of the canyon Thursday due to rock and mudslides as a flash flood warning was issued for parts of Kern County.
A suspect brandished a gun at a clerk Tuesday evening during the robbery of a south Bakersfield business that sells paletas, police said.