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Autopsy To Determine Whether Bakersfield Man Fatally Struck By Lightning

An autopsy will determine whether a Bakersfield man who died during weekend thunderstorms was hit by lightning.

07/21/2015

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Family Of Fallen Bakersfield Officer Killed In Line Of Duty Express Profound Grief

The family of a Bakersfield police officer killed in the line of duty expressed their profound grief on Saturday.

06/27/2015

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Bakersfield Officer Who Died After Crashing Into Wall During Pursuit Was Burbank Native

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.

06/26/2015

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Bakersfield Cat Who Saved Owner In Viral Video Awarded Hero Dog Honor

For the first time ever, a Los Angeles shelter’s Hero Dog award has gone to a cat.

06/19/2015

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California Farmers Sue Over Contaminated Water Aquifers

A group of farmers and others in Central California’s Kern County is suing state officials and oil executives over contaminated underground water aquifers.

06/03/2015

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Authorities Investigate Death Of 4-Month-Old Boy In Bakersfield

Deputies investigated the circumstances surrounding the death of a 4-month-old boy Monday who was found unresponsive in a motel room in Bakersfield.

03/16/2015

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Taco Bell Tests New Cap’n Crunch Delights In Bakersfield

Taco Bell is adding a dessert menu item that will speak to many people’s childhood.

02/27/2015

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Bill Cosby Postpones Comedy Performance In Bakersfield

Bill Cosby has postponed a comedy performance in Bakersfield amid allegations of sexual abuse of women.

02/12/2015

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Police Arrest Moorpark Man Accused Of Setting Wife On Fire

The man accused of setting his wife on fire in front of their three young children has been taken into police custody.

01/09/2015

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Moorpark Man Wanted For Allegedly Setting Wife On Fire Turns Himself In

The Moorpark man wanted for allegeldy setting his wife on fire has turned himself in, authorities said Friday.

01/09/2015

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Driver Flees Into Bakersfield Backyard After Being Shot Several Times, Crashing Into Fence

Deputies dispatched Friday to a report of a shooting victim found an abandoned vehicle crashed into a fence in Bakersfield.

12/27/2014

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Team Chosen For Second Phase Of High-Speed Rail

The California High-Speed Rail Authority said Thursday that the low bid for the 65-mile segment was $1.2 billion.

12/11/2014

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2 Americans Held In North Korea Released

The two remaining Americans who had been held in North Korea have been released and are on their way home, U.S. officials said Saturday.

CBS Los Angeles–11/08/2014

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Fundraiser, Minimum-Wage Roundtable Bring Biden To LA

Vice President Joe Biden will speak at a fundraiser and also take part in a minimum-wage roundtable discussion with Mayor Eric Garcetti during a two-day visit to the Southland that starts Monday afternoon.

10/05/2014

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Police Release Bakersfield Vice Principal Who Had Gun On Campus

Bakersfield police say they arrested a vice principal for taking a gun on to the campus of his junior high school, but later released him after determining he broke no laws.

08/28/2014

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