The downtown Justice building is currently being evacuated due to a possible gas leak, according to the Kern County District Attorney's Office.
A North High School athletic equipment manager was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of having sexual contact with current and former students.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that the man who was found in the backyard of a south Bakersfield backyard died of a drug overdose.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two people on suspicion of smuggling marijuana, methamphetamine and heroin into the Lerdo Jail Facility.
Two people have been arrested for allegedly committing a “large amount of mail thefts” in the Rosamond area, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.
An innocent bystander who apparently was killed in the crossfire during a gun battle that erupted Thursday in east Bakersfield has been identified by the Kern County Coroner's Office.
The Kern County Coroner's Office has identified the body of a man found "with obvious traumatic injuries" Valentine's Day at a southeast Bakersfield intersection.
Three adults and two children from Delano who died Saturday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on northbound Highway 99 have been identified by authorities.
Prosecutors have filed a felony animal cruelty charge against a Bakersfield woman who was caught on video dragging a small dog behind a scooter.
Police have identified two suspects in Thursday's gun battle in east Bakersfield that killed an innocent bystander and wounded two other men.
One man died and two were injured after a shooting occurred on the 1600 block of Haley Street, the Bakersfield Police Department said Thursday evening.
Pennsylvania authorities announced a third suspect has been arrested in the stabbing of former West High football standout Aaron Porter.
A southeast Bakersfield intersection was closed Thursday morning after the body of a man "with obvious traumatic injuries" was found there, according to sheriff's officials.
A woman was struck and killed by multiple vehicles Wednesday evening while standing in the roadway near the intersection of P and Banks streets, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
The Kern County District Attorney's office has reached a settlement with an alarm company that took advantage of elderly or incapacitated people, prosecutors said.
Coroner's officials have released the name of a woman who was struck and killed Monday by a vehicle driven by an alleged drunken driver on Edison Highway.
A teacher’s aide at Leo B. Hart Elementary has been arrested on suspicion of lewd and lascivious acts with a child aged 14 or 15, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
A 2-year-old girl who was abducted by her mother Monday evening was recovered unharmed by California Highway Patrol officers in Bakersfield early Tuesday, according to a CHP release.
The Kern Community College District board of trustees will consider approving a new location for Bakersfield College’s southwest center today.
Highway 178 in the Kern River Canyon closed Tuesday around 10:30 a.m. for authorities to retrieve a vehicle that went over the side a couple days ago, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Two people died in a crash in Oildale Monday evening in which they were ejected from a vehicle that split into two sections, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A broken water main that flooded streets in downtown Bakersfield early Monday has been shut off and should be fully repaired by late afternoon, according to Cal Water.
A felony warrant suspect was arrested in Taft early Sunday after fleeing police, hiding for about an hour and fighting with officers, the Taft Police Department said. Eduardo Alcantar-Lopez, 24, was wanted on $225,000 in felony warrants stemming from a home invasion robbery in May 2018, acco…
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office found firearms and drugs during a probation search of a residence at the 8000 block of Rocky Hill Road in Onyx, according to a sheriff’s office report.
A woman who fought with a security officer Thursday night at Meadows Field Airport was arrested on charges of public intoxication and battery, according to deputies.
Kern County sheriff's deputies assisted the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office in serving a search warrant in Boron that led to the arrests of six people and shed new light on other investigations in Kern.