The Bakersfield Police Department has received a $98,000 grant to fight alcohol-related crime from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control organization.
No charges will be filed against two Tehachapi Police Department officers who shot an unarmed man on May 24, 2017, Kern County District Attorney Lisa Green announced Friday.
The Kern County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit seized 21 pounds and 12 ounces of methamphetamine from a residence on the 2400 block of Paradise Point Place on Thursday.
The Bakersfield Police Department has identified four suspects from the Nov. 24 shooting death of 33-year-old Hardeep Singh in the 8200 block of North Laurelglen Boulevard.
A Bakersfield motorcyclist died late Thursday morning after failing to safely negotiate a sharp curve in the roadway and crashing, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A convicted child molester who authorities say was attacked by another inmate in Wasco State Prison died of blunt force trauma to the head, according to a coroner's release.
The president of the Kern Law Enforcement Association, which represents more than 500 deputy sheriffs and District Attorney investigators, has been recalled following the race in which Donny Youngblood was re-elected as Kern County Sheriff.
A Kern County jury hung on charges of murder and attempted murder in the trial of a Ridgecrest man accused of fatally shooting a neighbor and trying to kill his wife.
The Kern County Family Justice Center has had 873 new clients since it opened Jan. 17 to help victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault, among other crimes, according to the District Attorney's office.
Bakersfield police and U.S. Marshals arrested a 43-year-old man Tuesday in connection with the killing of a Bakersfield woman three years ago.
An inmate at Kern Valley State Prison was found unresponsive in his cell Sunday and later pronounced dead, and his cellmate has been named a suspect in his death, according to prison officials.
A 23-year-old woman who drove the wrong way on Highway 99 Sunday morning was killed when her SUV collided with a box truck, the California Highway Patrol reported.
A 66-year-old man convicted in the 1980 rapes and killings of two unidentified women — including one whose body was found in Kern County — will spend the rest of his life behind bars.
A teenager has been arrested on a charge of attempted murder after throwing a lit aerial firework into a crowd of people in east Bakersfield, police said.
An on-duty plain-clothed Kern County sheriff's deputy was sitting in an unmarked vehicle legally parked in southeast Bakersfield Wednesday when a 66-year-old man opened fire on him, according to police.
A vegetation fire on the Panorama Bluffs Wednesday afternoon burned five acres before it was brought under control, Bakersfield firefighters said.
A 66-year-old inmate at Wasco State Prison died over the weekend after being attacked by another inmate a third his age, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
A fire early Wednesday damaged two mobile homes in Delano, displacing at least two families, according to the Kern County Fire Department.
Upon being found guilty Tuesday of gunning down two men in Delano, Carlos Razo Cervantes decided he'd heard enough.
The body of a Los Angeles man who went missing in Isabella Lake over the weekend was found Tuesday morning, according to coroner's officials.
A former coach of Ridgeview High School's girls basketball team was arrested on charges of sexual assault of a minor after police said a woman accused him of engaging in a sexual relationship with her when she was 14.
A Bakersfield motorcyclist died Friday hours after his bike overturned in a parking lot on Golden State Highway, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Four firefighters with the Kern County Fire Department were injured Sunday afternoon while responding to three structure fires on the southeast area of Kern County, according to the KCFD.
A fire in Lebec on Lebec Road between Lebec Oaks Road and Clear Canyon Road that started around 1:30 p.m. has burned 62 acres and is 85 percent contained as of Sunday evening, according to the Kern County Fire Department.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office is continuing its search for Nicholas Smith, 25, of Los Angeles who went missing in Lake Isabella Saturday afternoon after jumping in the water while boating with family and friends.
The Bakersfield Police Department has made one arrest for an armed robbery that took place Saturday of a man who was sitting in his car. The police are still looking for a second suspect.