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Bakersfield Police Make $76M Marijuana Bust

A driver who ran a red light in Bakersfield led police to a $76 million marijuana bust.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/11/2014

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Crews Race Weather In Shirley Fire

Deputies spent the night urging residents to leave a Central California community that remains threatened by a smoky wildfire near Bakersfield.

06/15/2014

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Hero Cat That Saved Boy From Vicious Dog Attack Takes Pitcher’s Mound

A family’s cat captured in a viral video saving a Central California boy from a dog attack has another challenge ahead, but this time from the pitcher’s mound.

05/16/2014

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Video Going Viral: Cat Saves Little Boy From Vicious Dog Attack In Bakersfield

The 57-second video already has 2,191,922 hits.

05/14/2014

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Local Shelter Asking For Miracle For Puppies Rescued From Bakersfield ‘Hell Hole’

At least four of the puppies have been diagnosed with deadly Canine Parvovirus, fatal in more than 90 percent of cases.

05/03/2014

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No Charges Filed Against Deputies In Bakersfield Arrest Death

Kern County sheriff’s deputies won’t face criminal charges over the death of a man they beat during an arrest.

04/11/2014

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Speaker Boehner Visits California For Drought Bill

Boehner visited a dusty field just outside of Bakersfield, Calif., on Wednesday with three Central Valley Republican colleagues to announce the bill will be introduced in the next couple of weeks.

01/22/2014

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Pit Bulls Shot After Attack Near Bakersfield

Police have shot a pack of pit bulls that mauled two people in the backyard of a Kern County home.

08/23/2013

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Fruit Breeder Taps Into Consumers’ Sweet Tooth With Cotton Candy-Flavored Grapes

A fruit breeder has tapped into the sweet tooth of consumers with cotton candy-flavored grapes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2013

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Advocates Caravan To Bakersfield To Press House Republican For Immigration Reform

Thousands of immigrant rights advocates are headed to Northern California Wednesday to urge House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy to support and press for a vote on immigration reform.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2013

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Exhibition Sheds Light On Notorious 1963 ‘Onion Field’ Murder

An exhibition to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the kidnapping of two Los Angeles Police Department officers opened Saturday at the Los Angeles Police Museum.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/09/2013

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Bakersfield Senior Home Will Not Be Charged After Nurse’s Refusal To Give CPR To Dying Woman

Bakersfield police said no criminal charges will be filed against anyone connected to an independent living home where a nurse refused a 911 dispatcher’s pleas to perform CPR on a dying 87-year-old resident.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/06/2013

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Family: Woman Denied CPR At Senior Living Home Didn’t Want Life-Prolonging Intervention

The company whose employee refused to administer CPR to a dying woman said Tuesday that the employee wrongly interpreted its policy. But the elderly woman’s family said she would not have wanted life-prolonging aid.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2013

Glenwood Gardens in Bakersfield. (credit: CBS)

Staff At Senior Living Home Refuses To Perform CPR On Dying Woman

The staff of a Bakersfield senior living facility refused to do CPR on a dying woman.

03/01/2013

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Lost Soldier’s Remains Return Home 62 Years After He Was Reported Missing In Action In North Korea

Private First Class Roosevelt “Jack” Clark was reported missing in action on Nov. 28, 1950, while fighting with the 35th Regiment in North Korea.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2013

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