Deputies seized more than 1,200 pot plants and eight firearms from two compounds in the area of Wildwood Road near Highway 46, west of Wasco, according to sheriff's officials.
A Wasco eatery was shut down Thursday after inspectors found a fruit fly infestation, dead crickets and accumulated debris on the floor in the kitchen, according to Kern County Public Health Services.
Authorities arrested a Bakersfield man on Wednesday who had 70 pounds of methamphetamine in his vehicle, according to a Sheriff's Office release.
An 18-year-old man whose body was found south of McFarland died from multiple stab and cutting wounds and his death is a homicide, according to the coroner's office.
An undercover sting operation at several Kern County massage parlors Tuesday resulted in two women being cited for solicitation of prostitution, according to Kern County Public Health Services.
A DUI checkpoint held in Bakersfield Tuesday evening resulted in two arrests on DUI charges and 18 citations for driving while unlicensed, police said.
An Oildale woman is accused of stealing $8,500 in court fines that were to be paid to the District Attorney's office, according to a court document.
A man found dead Friday south of McFarland has been identified but cause of death has not been determined, according to coroner's officials.
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed against Grimmway Enterprises, among others, in connection with a 2015 crash in Arvin that left a woman with severe burns and broken bones, according to court records.
A body was found Friday morning south of McFarland and Kern County sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating, according to sheriff's officials.
The Bakersfield Police Department will deploy additional officers beginning Monday to look for unbuckled drivers and passengers for the national two-week Click It or Ticket campaign.
A DUI checkpoint will be held in Bakersfield Saturday with officers looking for signs of alcohol or drug impairment while checking to make sure motorists are properly licensed.
Three men were sentenced to prison Wednesday after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter in the beating death of a man on Truxtun Avenue.
A Bakersfield man was arrested after being involved in three crashes and leading officers on a brief chase Tuesday afternoon, police said.
A 45-year-old man who police say gunned down another man in south Bakersfield over the weekend has turned himself in, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
The Bakersfield Police Department's bomb squad was called out to the Kern County Superintendent of Schools building Tuesday morning to a report of a suspicious object, according to police.
Final judgment has been issued by a Kern County judge in the case of a local baker who received national attention after she refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.
A Bakersfield man and the man he hired to rape his wife face 50 years to life in prison after being convicted of rape and other charges in separate trials, according to prosecutors.
A Bakersfield man whose 2014 murder conviction was overturned last year has accepted a plea agreement in the case, court records show.
The third annual Boots & Brew Country Music Festival will be held Saturday with the goal of raising $75,000 for the Officer David Nelson Memorial Scholarship Fund.
A collision between two big rigs jackknifed one of the trucks and has closed all but one lane on northbound Interstate 5, backing up traffic with delays expected to last until at least 10 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.
A south Bakersfield business owner fired a single round at a burglar who broke into his establishment Thursday evening, according to sheriff's officials.
A man who authorities say killed one person and injured three others in a shooting in Wasco 30 years ago appeared in court Thursday on charges including murder after being arrested in Arizona earlier this month.
A crash that plunged a vehicle into the Friant-Kern Canal Wednesday morning, killing a Delano female, may have involved alcohol or drugs, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A man who attempted to rob a central Bakersfield pizza restaurant was struggling with employees when a gun in his possession landed on the floor and discharged, injuring both him and a female employee, police said.
A 24-year-old man is being held without bail in what prosecutors say was a gang-related shooting that killed a man in mid-April.
A confrontation between the Hells Angels and Mongols —rival motorcycle gangs with a long history of violence — resulted in the death of a 56-year-old man who fired into a crowd over the weekend, according to police.
A man who was fatally shot on Buck Owens Boulevard over the weekend has been identified as 56-year-old Ricardo Viera, according to coroner's officials.