The body of a woman who went missing last weekend may have been found on Friday, according to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.
A man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of being in possession of four assault rifles, the same type used in the recent shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida that killed 17 people.
A lawsuit was filed against Kern County on Wednesday by two disability rights groups claiming that youth in the county’s correctional facilities were discriminated against.
Attorneys postponed the arraignment of two men arrested this week in connection with a deadly stabbing outside of a Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony show Sunday evening at the Fox Theater.
For the first time, two men and a woman with possible gang ties suspected of first-degree murder in the death of 3-year-old Major Sutton appeared in court Wednesday, an occasion Supervising Deputy District Attorney Cynthia Zimmer referred to as “a big day for justice.”
Kern County Superior Court Judge John R. Brownlee denied convicted murderer Sabrina Limon a new trial Wednesday and sentenced her to 25 years to life in prison for the death of her husband, Robert Limon.
Ten members or associates of the East Side Crips were arrested Tuesday as part of the Bakersfield Police Department's ongoing investigation into the gang.
A Lake Isabella man charged with murder in his infant daughter's death admitted to pressing the girl's face into a mattress while squeezing her neck until she stopped breathing, according to court documents.
Bakersfield police officers arrested a man Monday night on suspicion of stabbing a concert-goer to death Sunday evening after a Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony hip-hop show outside of the Fox Theater, police officials confirmed.
A motorist died early Saturday morning after hitting at a high rate of speed a center divider on Highway 99 north of Olive Drive, according to California Highway Patrol officials.
A 19-year-old concertgoer was stabbed to death Sunday night outside of the Fox Theater after a Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony show turned violent, police officials said.
Two men charged in the fatal shooting 17 years ago of another man in Bakersfield were sentenced Thursday after accepting plea agreements in exchange for the dismissal of murder charges, ending years of legal wrangling.
A man who threatened to kill his girlfriend and tried to run over a police officer was sentenced Thursday to 14 years and four months life in prison, according to prosecutors.
Several inmates managed to leave their cells during a riot at Lerdo Jail last week by manipulating cell door locks, according to sheriff's officials.
Not guilty pleas were entered by the Public Defender's office Wednesday on behalf of a 33-year-old man accused of holding his mother and two adult sisters captive at a southwest Bakersfield home Saturday night and attacking them with a hammer and knife.
A 33-year-old man was arrested for attempted murder after holding his mother and two adult sisters captive at a southwest Bakersfield home Saturday night and attacking them with a hammer and knife, Bakersfield Police Department officials said.
A Shafter police officer was justified in firing at a man who was high on methamphetamine as he accelerated in a car toward the officer, according to the District Attorney's office.
Three women were found on Saturday night with blunt force trauma and stab wounds, to the head in an attempted homicide, according to a news release by the BPD.
A Kern County jury on Friday convicted a Delano man of murder, among other charges, in a shooting he allegedly committed as revenge for a friend's death, according to court records.
A Wasco man who officers say struck and killed a bicyclist Thursday afternoon then fled the scene has been arrested on charges of manslaughter and hit and run.
A report of a man armed with a gun in south Bakersfield prompted the lockdown of three nearby schools and a search of several businesses, according to sheriff's officials.
Prosecutors filed felony charges Thursday against the former general manager of the Mountain Meadows Community Services District in Tehachapi who they say misappropriated more than $140,000 of public funds.
A fight between several inmates at Lerdo Jail Tuesday night mushroomed into a riot with more than 100 participants and ended with injuries, broken furniture and multiple law enforcement agencies called in to restore order, according to sheriff's officials.
Bakersfield police are urging local residents to lock their vehicles and leave valuables out of sight after noticing an uptick in vehicle burglaries in the area of the bluffs on Panorama Drive.
A Kern County jury on Tuesday convicted a motorist of misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter for striking and killing a woman walking in an unmarked crosswalk last year.
DMV investigators issued citations to five Bakersfield residents caught fraudulently displaying disabled person parking placards on their vehicles.