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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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Woman Sentenced For Nursing Home Death

A woman was sentenced Wednesday to three years in state prison for inappropriately medicating elderly patients at a Kern County nursing home, including several who died, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris said.

01/09/2013

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Woman Killed By Tire After It Flies Off Trailer

Authorities say a Southern California woman was killed on a highway near Bakersfield after a tire flew off another vehicle and struck her windshield.

10/24/2012

President Barack Obama lays a rose at the grave of Cesar Chavez with his widow Helen F. Chavez during a tour of a memorial garden at the Chavez National Monument October 8, 2012 in Keene, California. Obama visited the memorial which honors Cesar E. Chavez, an American civil rights activist and labor leader, who helped found the National Farm Workers Association and died in 1993 while also campaigning in California.  (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Designates Cesar Chavez’s Home Near Bakersfield As A National Monument

After leaving Los Angeles, President Barack Obama flew to Bakersfield to pay his respects to labor leader Cesar Chavez’s grave and designate his home as a national monument.

CBS Los Angeles–10/08/2012

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Actress In ‘Innocence of Muslims’ Film Sues For Its Removal

An actress who appears in the anti-Muslim film trailer that has sparked riots in the Middle East is suing the filmmaker for fraud and slander, and is asking a judge to order YouTube to take down the clip.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2012

Anthony Augustus Jefferson (courtesy Bakersfield PD)

$2K Reward Offered For Info About Man Posing As Talent Scout

The Secret Witness Program is offering a $2,000-reward for information leading to the arrest of a man who allegedly posed as a talent scout for major television networks to meet women.

CBS Los Angeles–09/19/2012

Anthony Augustus Jefferson (courtesy Bakersfield PD)

Police: Sexual Battery Suspect Posed As Hollywood Talent Scout

Police say Anthony Augustus Jefferson posed as an employee or talent scout for major TV networks to lure female applicants to interview with him in hotel rooms.

09/13/2012

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‘Innocence Of Muslims’ Actress Says Film Has Turned Into ‘Nightmare’

A Bakersfield actress who stars in the “Innocence of Muslims”, a low-budget effort that depicts Islamic prophet Muhammad in a negative light, says she’s horrified the film is sparking protests across Libya.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2012

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Man, 45, Allegedly Lures Women By Posing As TV Talent Scout

A 45-year-old man, who allegedly posed as a talent scout for major television networks to meet women, is wanted for sexual battery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2012

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3.8-Magnitude Quake Reported Near Barstow

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.8 jolted the east-northeast area near Barstow on Sunday.

05/27/2012

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2 Toddlers Die After Kids Accidentally Set Trailer On Fire

Two toddlers were killed Friday in a trailer fire in Central California that was accidentally started by two older children playing with matches, authorities said.

05/25/2012

Bullet Train

Revised Plan For High-Speed Rail System Adds Anaheim To Route

The state’s proposed high-speed rail line may once again be back on track with a stop in Anaheim.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/13/2012

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Bakersfield Man Accused Of Decapitating And Eating Housecats

It was the sound of a wailing cat that first caught the neighbor’s attention. When she looked toward the sound she told authorities that she saw her next-door neighbor cutting off the crying feline’s head with a knife.

02/16/2012

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Driver Cheats Death After Steel Pipe Crashes Through Windshield On Highway 99

A Southland man was feeling more than lucky on Wednesday after what authorities said should have been a fatal accident.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/11/2012

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