A Kansas man has pleaded no contest to second-degree murder and his wife to child cruelty in connection with the death of their infant son at a Bakersfield motel 2 1/2 years ago.
Mariano Fernandez Perez, the man once charged in the killing of Delano grape grower Jakov Dulcich and who was found dead Monday, was shot to death, coroner's officials said Wednesday.
A Tehachapi man has been sentenced to prison following his conviction on a slew of charges including stalking, spousal abuse and possession of an explosive device.
The Secret Witness program is offering a reward up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person responsible for the killing of a Bakersfield man four years ago.
Officers dispatched to a southwest Bakersfield residence Tuesday evening found the body of a man with "suspicious injuries," according to police.
The Kern County Public Health department is investigating the case of 32 Brookdale Riverwalk seniors getting sick between Nov. 30 and Dec. 2.
A man who entered a McFarland residence while probation officers were conducting a search immediately ran, discarding a gun in a trash can as he fled to another residence, authorities said.
Officers from the Bakersfield Police Department arrested a Bakersfield man on Friday after allegedly finding a weapon on him while responding to a peace disturbance.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office conducted probation compliance checks at 42 residences in Wasco on Thursday, making seven arrests for various probation violations.
The Kern County Fire Department extinguished a residential fire at a house at the 1500 block of Belmont Street in Delano Friday morning.
The Bakersfield Police Department has submitted documents to the Kern County District Attorney’s Office seeking to file misdemeanor charges against former Liberty High basketball coach Jeff Hicks.
A woman struck and killed by a vehicle as she exchanged information with another motorist has been identified as a 72-year-old Bakersfield resident.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit raided an illegal large-scale, commercial grade marijuana concentrate laboratory in an area in northwest metropolitan Bakersfield, confiscating more than $9 million in cannabis products.
Two people exchanging information following a collision at the westbound Highway 58 and Highway 99 interchange were injured, one fatally, when a pickup truck them and one of their vehicles.
Two people were stabbed Wednesday morning at a convenience store in east Bakersfield in what deputies said may have been an attempted carjacking.
One motorist was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and 14 others cited for driving while unlicensed during a DUI checkpoint Tuesday evening.
Police are trying to identify two men who fraudulently used someone else's personal information to purchase merchandise at a tire store in southwest Bakersfield.
Kern County sheriff's investigators have filed a request to obtain certain banking records pertaining to a former elementary school principal charged with killing her husband.
Gunfire picked up by the ShotSpotter system Monday night led police to a central Bakersfield residence where six firearms and six pounds of marijuana were seized.
A Bakersfield gang member who tried to stab an officer with a hypodermic needle during a traffic stop was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison.
A Mexican citizen pleaded guilty Monday to delivering 15 pounds of methamphetamine to a person in Delano who turned out to be an undercover officer.
The Bakersfield office of the California Highway Patrol arrested 43 people on suspicion of drunken driving from Wednesday through Sunday.
A 27-year-old Bakersfield man who died when his truck left the Westside Parkway on-ramp and hit an unoccupied crane has been identified.
A man was killed when his truck hit an unoccupied crane in a construction area at the Westside Parkway on-ramp at Truxtun Avenue at 11:19 p.m. Saturday, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
An Antioch woman was killed Thursday in a crash involving a big rig on Interstate 5 north of Grapevine Road, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A suspect has turned himself in to police in a shooting that injured a man and a woman in south Bakersfield early Thanksgiving Day.
Power has been restored to most customers following an explosion in downtown Bakersfield that that caused widespread outages Tuesday and an investigation into the cause is ongoing.
Police have released surveillance images of a suspect vehicle involved in a vehicle burglary that occurred in the parking lot of the northeast Bakersfield Target.