Five people, one of whom later died, were shot Sunday morning in an area south of Wilson Road and west of Highway 99.
A Bakersfield DUI attorney charged in connection with an alleged drunken driving crash that injured four has been released from custody after posting bond.
Police detained five people Thursday in connection with an armed robbery that occurred at a convenience store in south Bakersfield.
A southeast Bakersfield convenience store has been shut down after health inspectors found it was operating without hot water and stored "marijuana product" next to pizza inside a freezer.
A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment Thursday against Bakersfield resident Hacel Alfredo Alvarez, charging him with possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine and heroin.
Public Health officials have closed a Chester Avenue restaurant after discovering a vermin infestation with rodent droppings spotted throughout the business.
A reward of up to $6,000 is being offered for information leading to a resolution in the case of missing Bakersfield woman Baylee Despot.
The Kern Regional Crime Laboratory is using a new technology to scan and generate 2D and 3D digital images of bullets and cartridge cases in investigating gun-related crimes.
A correctional officer at Kern Valley State Prison who had been attacked by several inmates in April has died, according to a report by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Bakersfield police officers reported two carjackings and robberies early Sunday with the suspects in both incidents having the same descriptions, according to a BPD news release.
Bakersfield police officers responded to a Shot Spotter alert in the 500 block of East 11th Street at 1:58 a.m. Sunday, according to a police news release.
An on-duty Kern County Sheriff's Office deputy was arrested Saturday while on patrol in the Tehachapi area after he "appeared to be displaying symptoms of recent drug use," according to the sheriff's office.
A Santa Paula woman pleaded no contest Friday to a charge of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated in a crash on Highway 223 that killed a Caliente man.
The name of a Kern County firefighter who died last year has been added to a memorial commemorating firefighters who died in the line of duty.
County Firefighter Ethan Sanders has been released from the hospital after sustaining injuries while fighting the Water Fire along Interstate 5.
Six people were killed in southeast Bakersfield Wednesday evening in what Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood described as a "mass shooting." The incident started at a trucking company just off Weedpatch Highway, south of Highway 58. The suspect shot two men and his own wife at the truckin…
Six people were killed in southeast Bakersfield Wednesday evening in what Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood described as a "mass shooting."
An advisory evacuation has been issued to residents of Digier Canyon due to a 50-acre wildfire burning Wednesday afternoon.
On Aug. 30, Trayvale Gentry-Carlson and Deshaun Nicholson entered the Metro PCS store on Chester Avenue and at least one of them pulled a gun as they tried robbing the business, police say.
Police said Monday there was no credible evidence regarding an alleged social media threat to "shoot up the school" allegedly made by a Liberty High student.
A bicyclist in the Oildale area late Sunday was found in possession of a loaded revolver and suspected morphine pills, heroin and methamphetamine, according to deputies.
Laguna Hills attorney and former Kern County prosecutor Adam Rudnick Stull has been sentenced to five months in jail for touching a client "with sexual intent against her will," according to the Orange County District Attorney's office.
The driver of a box truck died after rear-ending a big rig Thursday morning on southbound Interstate 5 just north of the Grapevine Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Facility, according to the California Highway Patrol.