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.
A 21-year-old man died of head injuries after the vehicle he was driving left the roadway and entered Poso Creek last week, a coroner's office release said.
While expressing strong misgivings, a Kern County judge ruled Tuesday that a man charged with murder in the stabbing of a Bear Valley Springs woman can represent himself at trial.
A 46-year-old man was found unresponsive in a cell at Kern County's downtown jail Saturday and pronounced dead 30 minutes later, according to the coroner's office.
A registered sex offender who was out on bail for a probation violation was booked into jail Saturday on attempted rape and burglary charges.
A registered sex offender who is out on bail for a probation violation has a warrant out for his arrest on charges of attempted rape and first-degree burglary, probation officials said.
An autopsy has been performed on an inmate who died at a Tehachapi prison last week, and cause of death is pending further studies, coroner's officials said.
A motorcyclist whose passenger died in a 2014 crash pleaded no contest Friday to a charge of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, court records show.
After driving the wrong way and crashing into a bicyclist, Adam Russell Goss left the woman lying injured in the roadway, abandoned his vehicle and made his way to his father's house, according to court documents.
A Kern County sheriff's deputy used a rope and pulley system to send supplies to a Glennville family stranded on their property by flooding from Poso Creek.
One person died and another was rescued after the vehicle they were traveling in plunged into the swiftly moving waters of Poso Creek, according to authorities.
A 62-year-old man was convicted Wednesday of charges including second-degree murder for shooting a man in the back following a heated exchange more than 1 1/2 years ago.
A 5-year-old girl was killed in an alleged DUI crash Wednesday when the car she was traveling in veered into oncoming traffic and collided with a Ford F-750 dump truck in the Mojave area.
A 44-year-old man was arrested on multiple weapon and drug charges after deputies pulled him over Wednesday evening and found methamphetamine and a stolen handgun in his vehicle, sheriff's officials said.
A registered sex offender was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of exposing himself to multiple people in Wasco and Shafter, according to sheriff's officials.
Police arrested three Foothill High School students Wednesday on suspicion of falsely reporting another student had a grenade on campus, a Kern High School District spokeswoman announced.