A wildfire that sparked Sunday morning in Rosamond charred 20 acres before fire crews could contain the blaze, fire officials said Monday.
Kern County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue teams responded to Kern River in Hart Park Sunday to recover the body of an unidentified woman in the water.
A man who was injured in a rollover traffic collision in south Bakersfield died at the hospital Sunday, police officials announced.
Two motorists were taken to the hospital with minor to major injuries following a rollover crash Saturday afternoon in south Bakersfield, the Bakersfield Police Department said in a news release.
Kern County deputies are investigating reports of an attempted kidnapping of an 11-year-old girl.
Kern County Fire Engineer Brian D. Massey was a gifted athlete, dedicated public servant and all-round handyman whose skills in patching up whatever needed fixing were valuable around the fire station.
A 13-year-old boy sent a message to a male acquaintance Thursday morning threatening to shoot him and a friend, police said.
A man who authorities said shot dead a co-worker at Alta Sierra Ski Resort and buried him in a shallow grave faces 14 years in prison after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter.
A federal jury found in favor of a Kern Valley State Prison inmate who alleged correctional officers arranged for other inmates to assault him.
Deputies found guns, a silencer and methamphetamine, among other items, during a probation search Wednesday of a house in Tehachapi, sheriff's officials said.
Facing multiple counts of insurance fraud, a defiant Philip Ganong on Wednesday denied wrongdoing in the operation of companies he said were set up to help people fighting addiction.
Bakersfield attorney Phil Ganong, his wife and son are among those charged with fraud in a $22 million urine test billing scheme, according to the Orange County District Attorney's office.
Philip Norwood’s part-time employee at the kennel he owns in Ridgecrest showed up more than 30 minutes late for work the afternoon of May 6.
A Bakersfield man pleaded guilty Monday to conspiring with a former business partner in structuring deposits of more than $4.2 million from the sale of smokable synthetic drugs to avoid filing legally required reports.
The State Bar Court of California has ordered a Bakersfield attorney to cease practicing law and advised her that she faces possible disbarment after she failed to attend a hearing regarding allegations she misappropriated nearly $1 million from a client.
On Saturday, just after 11:30 a.m., Bakersfield Police officers were dispatched to an apartment in the 400 block of 20th Street regarding a possible deceased person, says a BPD news release.
A DUI checkpoint scheduled for Saturday evening at an undisclosed location in Bakersfield has been canceled, according to a release from the Bakersfield Police Department.
A 19-year-old man who fled police following a domestic dispute Thursday evening fired an imitation gun at a pursuing officer, according to police.
A Kern County judge on Friday reinstated criminal charges against a woman accused of killing her newborn after a state hospital determined she is competent to stand trial.