Kern County District Attorney Cynthia Zimmer announced Tuesday that Michaele Bowers — who originally had been charged with murder and acknowledged her involvement in the death of her boyfriend Raymond Ingram, the owner of soul food restaurant J's Place, in 2017 — entered a no contest plea to…

When Bakersfield Police and Kern County Probation officers tried to conduct a vehicle code enforcement stop Friday night near Planz and Wible roads, a pursuit ensued — and a juvenile ran off with a gun, BPD said.

A Bakersfield Police Department DUI and driver's license checkpoint held Saturday night to Sunday morning led to one arrest for driving under the influence of narcotics plus other citations.