A Kern County sheriff’s deputy whose speeding patrol car killed two people has pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter.
Granddaughter Melissa Sloan tells The Bakersfield Californian that her grandmother died first, and when her body was taken away, Don Simpson’s soul left with her.
A driver who ran a red light in Bakersfield led police to a $76 million marijuana bust.
Deputies spent the night urging residents to leave a Central California community that remains threatened by a smoky wildfire near Bakersfield.
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.
The 57-second video already has 2,191,922 hits.
At least four of the puppies have been diagnosed with deadly Canine Parvovirus, fatal in more than 90 percent of cases.
Kern County sheriff’s deputies won’t face criminal charges over the death of a man they beat during an arrest.
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.
Police have shot a pack of pit bulls that mauled two people in the backyard of a Kern County home.
A fruit breeder has tapped into the sweet tooth of consumers with cotton candy-flavored grapes.
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.
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.
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.
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.