A crash at Oak Street and California Avenue on Monday morning injured four people, Bakersfield firefighters said.
The woman accused of gunning down the owner of the popular Southern-style restaurant J's Place made her first court appearance Monday on a charge of first-degree murder.
A 43-year-old man was struck and killed by a pickup on Friday as he ran across the southbound lanes of Highway 99 north of Olive Drive, according to the California Highway Patrol.
After more than six years in custody, including a couple of months in a state hospital where doctors determined he is competent, Tokunbo Okuwoga is scheduled to stand trial in October in the slayings of three people.
As of Saturday evening, whoever fired into a car in central Bakersfield, killing a 5-year-old and wounding a 7-year-old, had not been apprehended.
An 11-year-old boy has been missing since Friday evening, when he was last seen at Potomac Park, according to sheriff's officials.
A Tennessee man has been arrested on suspicion of calling in bomb threats to the downtown jail on Friday, resulting in a jail lockdown and the evacuation of court facilities that share the same location.
A bomb threat was called into the downtown jail Friday morning, resulting in a lockdown in the facility, and the evacuation of Kern County Superior Court, which shares the same location.
A 35-year-old man was sentenced Friday to 44 years to life in prison for opening fire at deputies in a trailer northwest of Rosamond about 1 1/2 years ago.
An eastbound BNSF train with 98 mixed cargo cars derailed early Friday just after its lead engine entered Tunnel No. 9 at the Tehachapi Loop in the Tehachapi Mountains. No injuries were reported.
The community is reeling after a 5-year-old was killed and a 7-year-old wounded when someone fired into the vehicle they were traveling in Thursday evening.
The woman accused of killing local restaurateur Raymond Ingram called 911 afterward and told a dispatcher there had been an altercation and to send police.
A suspect is wanted on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and robbery in an incident that occurred last year at the intersection of Haley and Flower streets.
A Bakersfield man who threatened a Kern County Superior Court judge six years ago has been served with a temporary restraining order after allegedly assaulting his brother at a local hospital.
A 34-year-old Bakersfield man carjacked a taxi driver, robbed a fast food restaurant and led authorities on a chase on southbound Highway 99 that ended in the Los Angeles area, police said.
The owner of J’s Place, a popular Southern-style restaurant off Rosedale Highway, was shot dead in his southwest Bakersfield home Wednesday morning and a woman with whom he had a relationship has been arrested in connection with the killing.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about a possible phone scam in which someone solicits people for personal information after telling them they missed jury duty.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of annoying a minor and violating a court order after he was accused of inappropriate conduct at the Whiskey Flat Days event, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
Two men believed to be involved in an armed robbery and shootout in Lamont Monday night turned up in the hospital with gunshot wounds, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
The cause of a Mojave child's Dec. 5 death has been ruled unexplained sudden infant death by the Kern County Sheriff's Office coroner section.
McFarland Police Department officers are investigating links between two shootings Sunday night that occurred within an hour of each other and left two hospitalized.
Bakersfield police officers are searching for a man suspected of breaking into a deli and stealing merchandise on two separate occasions, officials said.
Sixty people were evacuated and nearby roads shut down about 2 p.m. Sunday after the Kern County Fire Department found a gas leak near an apartment complex in the 200 block of West Tulare Avenue in Shafter.
Two people were arrested and third suspect is being sought in connection with the shooting death of a man Saturday night in the 1800 block of Union Avenue, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
A fire department helicopter was used to rescue two adults from the bed of a pickup after the pair were trapped in floodwaters near Caliente late Friday night.
A walk-on coach at a Delano high school was dismissed from his duties Friday after police told school leaders he was engaging in "inappropriate conduct" with a female student, district officials said.
A man who authorities allege is affiliated with the Hells Angels pleaded no contest Thursday to an assault charge stemming from a fight on Rosedale Highway in January of last year.
In a bizarre coincidence, an accused drunken driver struck and seriously injured a woman who had previously stolen his Chevy pickup, court documents say.
A Bakersfield man was sentenced Thursday to 17 years in prison for holding his former girlfriend captive and threatening to kill her as he drove recklessly with the woman's child unrestrained in the vehicle.
If you want a Bud Light with your movie, you'll still need to drink it at home for now. The Bakersfield City Council, asked to usher in a new trend in movie-going Wednesday, told a theater chain seeking to sell alcohol to reapply for a permit and come back for the sequel.