A fire burning northeast of Bakersfield sent a large plume of black smoke into the sky Saturday afternoon.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who died after a head-on collision with another vehicle at 3:10 p.m., Thursday, on Highway 99 north of the Interstate 5 intersection.
The man Mexican authorities arrested Friday in connection with the homicide of Jose Arredondo was a longtime friend of the local businessman and philanthropist who was killed at his home in Baja California, an attorney working for Arredondo's family said Tuesday.
A priest from Kern County who was accused of inappropriately touching two children will not be charged by the Tulare District Attorney's office despite a recommendation by Dinuba police investigators.
Kern County law enforcement has found the vehicle last seen being driven by missing former McFarland City Manager John Wooner, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
GILROY— At least one person was killed and at least 12 others injured Sunday after a shooting at an annual food festival in Northern California, according to a city official.
The Bakersfield Police Department has found no "criminal behavior with corroborative evidence" in a case of alleged sexual battery by Monsignor Craig Harrison against a minor in the 1990s, and the case is closed at this time, the department said Thursday.
A man and a woman with multiple gunshot wounds were found by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office at about 10:02 p.m., Sunday, at the 300 block of E. Fairview Road.
A Kern County jury awarded $3.8 million in damages Wednesday to Bowe Cleveland, a former Taft Union High School student who was severely injured during a 2013 school shooting, for his past and future suffering.
Stockdale Highway is closed in both directions after a man drove off the road Wednesday and struck and destroyed a power pole, bringing down multiple power lines with it.
A Kern County Sheriff's Office deputy was stabbed early Sunday morning when responding to a suspicious circumstances call in northwest Bakersfield, KCSO reported.
The Kern County Probation Office said it seized multiple firearms and 15.2 grams of methamphetamine during a home call of two probationers on Thursday.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who died of multiple gunshot wounds at the 3000 block of Nelson Street on Tuesday.
A man has pleaded no contest to first degree murder charges related to the July 2016 shooting death of Saddam Ali on the 800 block of 8th Street, the Kern County District Attorney’s Office announced Friday.
The Bakersfield Police Department arrested a man Tuesday for two active warrants, and the Kern County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in finding his alleged accomplice.
The Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect who allegedly took items from someone's garage Tuesday.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that Bakersfield Search and Rescue located and recovered a man's body from the Kern River Wednesday night.
A Tehachapi woman accused of murdering her ex-husband confronted him with photographic proof of acts of sexual abuse moments before shooting him, reports from the Tehachapi Police Department say.
The Kern County Public Health Services Department is urging anyone who spends time at Lake Isabella to exercise caution to avoid 'potentially harmful' algae.