An official at a Bakersfield-area charter school has been arrested on suspicion of distributing child pornography.
The scarcity of food in the wild has been blamed for unusual animal activity during California’s drought including a recent bear attack, mountain lion sightings and an uptick in orphaned animals.
Searchers are dealing with difficult high-desert terrain — tough to scan and even tougher to traverse — in a manhunt following a series of crimes that includes a kidnapping, a killing, and the wounding of two sheriff’s deputies.
A manhunt linked to a killing, kidnapping and the wounding of two deputies is focused in a rugged, five-square-mile California area.
An autopsy will determine whether a Bakersfield man who died during weekend thunderstorms was hit by lightning.
The family of a Bakersfield police officer killed in the line of duty expressed their profound grief on Saturday.
The body of a fallen Bakersfield police officer returned home after the former Burbank High School graduate died Friday morning in a crash during a pursuit.
For the first time ever, a Los Angeles shelter’s Hero Dog award has gone to a cat.
A group of farmers and others in Central California’s Kern County is suing state officials and oil executives over contaminated underground water aquifers.
Deputies investigated the circumstances surrounding the death of a 4-month-old boy Monday who was found unresponsive in a motel room in Bakersfield.
Taco Bell is adding a dessert menu item that will speak to many people’s childhood.
Bill Cosby has postponed a comedy performance in Bakersfield amid allegations of sexual abuse of women.
The man accused of setting his wife on fire in front of their three young children has been taken into police custody.
The Moorpark man wanted for allegeldy setting his wife on fire has turned himself in, authorities said Friday.
Deputies dispatched Friday to a report of a shooting victim found an abandoned vehicle crashed into a fence in Bakersfield.