A 44-year old San Bernardino man died early Friday morning when he ran into traffic and was struck by a big rig heading south on Interstate 5, highway patrol officials said. 

Police are searching for two vandals who graffitied over a monument late Tuesday night erected in honor of fallen Kern County California Highway Patrol officers. 

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Disgraced former Bakersfield Police Department Detective Patrick Mara could be sentenced to between roughly 21 and 27 years in prison on Monday if a federal court judge in Fresno follows the recommendation of the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of two counts of murder in Friday's shooting at a Lamont gas station, and two other suspects remain at large, sheriff's officials said Monday.

Apparently desiring more than his own personalized pie, a man broke into a southwest Bakersfield pizza restaurant and tried, but failed, to steal numerous items, police said. 

The case against a Los Angeles Rams football player who was stopped and cited in Kern County last month for allegedly driving on a suspended license has been dismissed. 

A McFarland man barricaded himself inside his home and fired at officers during a 14-hour standoff beginning Wednesday evening, refusing to leave even after law enforcement deployed tear gas inside the apartment.

A 29-year-old man is accused of driving Wednesday under the influence of alcohol with three juveniles in his car when he caused a crash by making an illegal U-turn, according to Bakersfield police. 

In response to an increase of automobile thefts within the greater metropolitan Bakersfield area, the Bakersfield Police Department is giving away a limited number of the auto theft deterrent devices called "The Club."

A 63-year-old machete-wielding man accused of making terrorist threats and was injured last week as police took him into custody died in the hospital the day after his arrest, coroner officials announced Monday.