A man shot by Bakersfield Police Department officers on Sunday has succumbed to his injuries, BPD said Thursday.
The Bakersfield Police Department has arrested five Bakersfield residents on suspicion of requesting to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex, the department announced Thursday.
The Kern County Coroner's Office has announced a San Bernardino truck driver who crashed on Highway 58, east of Broome Road in Tehachapi has died.
A Kern County jury has convicted a man of multiple counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 10 years old and distributing child pornography.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Wasco man on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a handgun and other charges.
Two Kern County parolees have been arrested on suspicion of drug offenses after officers allegedly found four pounds of methamphetamine and a quarter ounce of heroin at a Bakersfield residence, according to a news release from the Kern County Probation Department.
The Bakersfield Police Department is requesting community assistance identifying a suspect allegedly involved in a theft at a CVS on Union Avenue.
The Kern County Fire Department is investigating a series of suspicious fires that occurred in east Bakersfield over the last couple of days, according to a KCFD news release.
The Kern County coroner's office has identified the 12-year-old girl who was shot in the 1000 block of L Street on Friday.
Public visitation at the Lerdo Jail has been suspended on Tuesday and Wednesday due to a scheduled maintenance event, the Kern County Sheriff's Office announced Monday.
Four people in Kern County were cited for allegedly furnishing alcohol to minors on Saturday as part of a statewide sting in which 134 purported rulebreakers were caught.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Juan Angel Acevedo, 37, on suspicion of a murder that happened at 12:14 p.m. May 13 in the 1600 block of Curran Avenue in Lake Isabella.
The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance identifying a driver who allegedly hit a man driving a scooter before driving away.
A Kern County detentions deputy was booked into custody on Monday on suspicion of sexual activity with multiple inmates, according to a news release by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.
The Kern County coroner's office has determined the cause and manner of death of a Bakersfield teenager who died in a New Year's Eve shooting.
The Kern County coroner's office has identified a Bakersfield man who died at 2:58 p.m., Wednesday, on Interstate 5, just north of the Highway 99 split.
The Kern County coroner’s office has identified a Bakersfield man who died after his vehicle crashed into a residence and then caught on fire.
The Bakersfield Police Department has released body camera footage of an April officer involved shooting that resulted in the death of a Bakersfield resident and a BPD K9.
A Kern County Sheriff’s K-9 inadvertently bit a person being detained while the department was investigating a report of a stolen vehicle. The person needed to be taken to the hospital to treat their injuries and they were later determined to be uninvolved in the stolen vehicle.
The Bakersfield Police Department is requesting the community's assistance in identifying suspects allegedly involved in the theft of a catalytic converter.
Bakersfield Police on Friday arrested a Bakersfield woman on suspicion of hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter in an incident that occurred July 22 last year.
Jurors were unable to reach a unanimous verdict Friday in the trial of Mario Avalos Jr., who is accused of killing an 83-year-old man in 2019.
A 19-year-old motorcycle driver was killed after colliding with a 2004 Chevy Suburban at around 1:43 p.m. Thursday, on Comanche Drive, north of Sunset Boulevard, according to a California Highway Patrol report.
A man suspected of being under the influence of a controlled substance reportedly called the police about a person prowling outside a residence in northeast Bakersfield before firing a gun into the air and ground when officers arrived, the Bakersfield Police Department says.
A woman suspected of killing her three young children in Los Angeles, then fleeing north through Kern County and carjacking a vehicle along the way, pleaded not guilty at her arraignment Wednesday in Kern County Superior Court.
Five months after it was decimated by a fire, renowned local restaurant Tina Marie’s will hold a ribbon cutting next week at its new downtown location.
The Bakersfield Police Department has identified the driver of an alleged fatal hit-and-run that occurred Sept. 7, 2019 in the 1000 block of Kentucky Street thanks to a Secret Witness tip.
The Bakersfield Police Department is requesting public assistance identifying a woman suspected of being involved in an alleged vehicle burglary and unlawful use of a credit card.
A woman suspected of killing her three young children in Los Angeles has been transferred to the Kern County Jail on suspicion of felony auto theft and carjacking.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating drugged driving as a possible cause of a fatal crash that occurred Monday morning on Interstate 5, south of Taft Highway.
The Bakersfield Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious object in the 100 block of Jewetta Ave. at 11:57 p.m., Monday, locating a large white box with wires protruding from it.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Detrick Hollinquest, 50, on suspicion of the felony murder of Lonnie Daniel Hollinquest, 22, who died after being shot on March 12 in the 1600 block of Padre Street.
The Bakersfield Police Department is requesting community assistance identifying a suspect involved in an alleged bicycle theft that occurred Feb. 17 at the GET bus station located at 2129 Chester Ave.
The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the community’s assistance in identifying two suspects accused of a business burglary that occurred at around 10 p.m. on March 14 in the 3600 block of North Sillect Avenue.
A man accused of beating his roommate to death with a prosthetic leg has pleaded guilty to second degree murder, the Kern County District Attorney’s Office announced on Friday.
A Bakersfield Police Department checkpoint held in the 4600 block of Stockdale Highway Saturday night led to two DUI arrests, numerous citations and the discovery of a concealed illegal handgun that had an obliterated serial number.
A woman was shot and killed Saturday night at Wayside Park, and police say that despite a large memorial gathering in the park, very little suspect information was provided.
A man has been arrested after running over two Bakersfield Police Department officers, BPD said in a news release Thursday.
Two companies connected to local oil production have agreed to pay penalties totaling $380,000 after an investigation found they, and possibly others, were sending hazardous materials to a Bakersfield facility that wasn't permitted to receive them.
The wreckage of a plane reported missing southeast of Tehachapi Saturday was found in mountainous terrain Monday morning along with the body of an unidentified person, the Kern County Sheriff's Office reported.