A Tehachapi man was rescued from the Kern River, in Keysville North, by Kern Valley Search and Rescue and Kern County Fire Department on Sunday morning, the Kern County Sheriff's Office said.
Bakersfield police are searching for three men suspected of strong-arm robbing a Samco store Friday morning for cigarettes, money and liquor, police officials said.
A group of six men were arrested early Saturday morning after tossing an illegally-modified shotgun and pistol while fleeing from deputies, a sheriff’s official said.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday he has commuted the sentence of a woman convicted in a notorious Kern County murder from life in prison without the possibility of parole to 25 years to life.
The final two defendants involved in the brutal beating death of a man in a northwest Bakersfield house two years ago have been sentenced.
A man convicted twice in five years of practicing medicine without a license was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison.
A Family Dollar on Union Avenue was closed Wednesday after health inspectors found rat droppings near dog food and prepackaged human food, according to a report.
Kern County sheriff's investigators are searching for two vehicles wanted in connection with assaults in the area of McFarland and Delano.
For a fleeting moment, Dennis Moore may have considered switching to a career in ministry instead of law enforcement.
In June, Crystal Tenner said, a neighbor introduced her to a friend of his and said the man would be living in her apartment to provide protection.
A woman who left a 10-month-old boy and a sibling alone in a bathtub earlier this week has pleaded not guilty to two felonies, and police said Wednesday the boy has died.
Motorists are reminded to expect traffic delays Thursday morning as a police procession will escort the body of Sgt. Dennis Moore, who died last week, to a funeral service at Riverlakes Community Church.
Angry over an argument about his credit card, Jeremy Rapolla said he stabbed his mother and two brothers, intending to kill them, but insisted what he did wasn't wrong, according to court documents.
A town hall meeting will be held in Lake Isabella Aug. 28 where residents and business owners in the Kern River Valley can address concerns to law enforcement officers who work there.
Shafter police have submitted to the District Attorney's office an investigation into a June crash that killed a woman who was 28 weeks pregnant.
Finding what they believed to be dangerous materials owned by a man arrested hours earlier, two relatives of the man decided to notify authorities.
A woman who turned on an outside faucet to mask the screams of a man as he was beaten to death inside a northwest Bakersfield house was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison.
A memorial fund has been set up in the names of a mother and daughter killed last month in an alleged drunken driving crash on Taft Highway.
Bakersfield Police Department's bomb squad and hazmat team were called out Tuesday morning to the Bakersfield Police Department in downtown Bakersfield. A car was found in the south parking lot, on Truxtun Ave. and Eye St., possibly with explosives nearby, authorities said.
Two people are accused of maintaining a residence across the street from Bakersfield High for the purpose of drug sales.
The funeral procession for Bakersfield police Sgt. Dennis Moore, who died after suffering a heart attack last week, will begin at 8 a.m. Thursday. The California Highway Patrol said delays on several roadways should be expected.
A teen who was charged as an adult in an alleged murder-for-hire plot is awaiting a hearing in Juvenile Court to determine whether he will stand trial as an adult.
At approximately 3:50 p.m. Sunday, the Kern County Fire Department responded to calls of a big rig on fire on West bound Highway 58, one mile east of General Beale Road.
Last month, California's attorney general announced 54 felony charges against three men involved in luring victims from the Central Valley and trafficking them throughout the state.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the possibility that three assault cases around Delano are related and involve the same suspect, KCSO said in a press release Saturday morning.
A Bakersfield Police Department officer shot two pit bulls dead when the dogs "aggressively charged" during a suspect pursuit, BPD said in a press release Friday.
A Taft man is accused of setting fire to a residence in Tupman, starting a blaze that also damaged a church and vehicle, Kern County firefighters said.
The trial of Sabrina Limon, the woman accused of plotting with her lover in the killing of her husband three years ago, will begin Aug. 21, attorneys confirmed during a court hearing Friday.
Governor Jerry Brown released a statement Thursday evening with his thoughts on Bakersfield Police Department Sergeant Dennis Moore's death the day before.
Thousands of dollars in unsafe edible products were seized and violations issued Thursday against three medical marijuana dispensaries operating illegally, Kern County Supervisor Zack Scrivner said in a news release.
The California Highway Patrol is reopening one lane of southbound Interstate 5 near the Grapevine after a crash involving two bigs rigs ignited a brush fire and shut down all southbound lanes, according to Caltrans.
Two people were injured Thursday morning in a crash on California Avenue and Easton Drive that required firefighters using hydraulic equipment to remove one person from the wreck.