A Lamont man was stabbed to death last week, according to a coroner's release.
A memorial dinner has been scheduled to honor a Bakersfield police sergeant who died in August after suffering a heart attack
The Kern County District Attorney's office has received a $220,259 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to fund the training of specialized prosecutors to handle DUI-related crashes resulting in injury or death.
A woman who was driving with a blood-alcohol content more than twice the legal limit was convicted of two felonies Wednesday in connection with a crash that severely injured a 72-year-old woman.
A 53-year-old woman accepted a plea agreement Wednesday in which she'll be sentenced to six years in prison in the stabbing death of her boyfriend.
The Bakersfield Police Department made six felony and 14 misdemeanor arrests after officers served ten search warrants this week to local marijuana dispensaries, which are illegal in the city of Bakersfield, said a news release by BPD.
Items including four firearms were stolen from a Kern County sheriff's deputy's unmarked vehicle sometime between late Monday and early Tuesday, according to sheriff's officials.
A Bakersfield man has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for receiving and distributing child pornography, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of California.
A male died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Monday as police served a search warrant at a medical marijuana dispensary in Bakersfield, according to police.
A Bakersfield man has pleaded guilty to conspiring to possess stolen U.S. mail and to unlawfully possessing 15 or more unauthorized credit or debit cards.
Bakersfield attorney Benjamin Greene, who died after collapsing during a 5K run at Hart Park in June, was found to have had drugs in his system at the time of death, according to the Kern County coroner’s office.
Swirling winds and steep canyons hampered efforts to fight a 183-acre blaze Thursday that erupted in vegetation south of Highway 223, five miles east of Arvin, Kern County firefighters said.
Vice President Mike Pence, Second Lady Karen Pence, and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy tour aerospace companies Virgin Orbit/Virgin Galactic/The Spaceship Company hangar and Stratolaunch Systems at the Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, CA.
A Bakersfield man was arrested early Monday morning after leading officers on a vehicle pursuit, running a red light and ultimately colliding with another vehicle.
Kern County sheriff's investigators have released an image of a male seen riding a bicycle in the area of a fatal shooting in May.
A woman who walked directly into the path of a vehicle southwest of Meadows Field Airport was under the influence of both alcohol and drugs, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Three employees at a cold storage and food processing facility in Delano were taken to the hospital Wednesday night and several employees said they had difficulty breathing after workers reported smelling an odor of ammonia, reports say.
Kelsey Meadows, of Taft, did not survive the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas, Brad Meadows, Kelsey's brother, confirmed on Facebook early Tuesday morning.
The worst mass shooting in U.S. history also took a tragic toll locally, claiming the lives of two from Bakersfield and a former Shafter resident, and wounding others including an off-duty Bakersfield police officer and Tehachapi woman.
Two men were arrested on gun, gang, conspiracy and other charges after a short vehicle pursuit in east Bakersfield Thursday night, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
A traffic stop early Friday morning resulted in a 35-year-old man being arrested in connection with the burglary of a northwest Bakersfield jewelry store earlier in the week, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
A 19-year-old man convicted of kidnapping and raping a woman at Hart Park last summer was sentenced Thursday to 50 years to life in prison.
A 55-year-old man was arrested on various drug and firearm charges after the search of a home that turned up narcotics with a street value of more than $700,000, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
The Kern County Fire Department has 60 firefighters battling wildfires throughout the state and four who are helping deal with the devastation in Puerto Rico, the agency said Wednesday.