Kern County

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Crews Contain Electrical Fire In Kern County Mobile Home

Crews investigated the cause of a fire Friday that broke out in a mobile home in Rosamond last night.

CBS Los Angeles–12/26/2014

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Kern County Deputy Pleads In Crash That Killed 2

A Kern County sheriff’s deputy whose speeding patrol car killed two people has pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter.

08/14/2014

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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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Dry Winds Pose Challenge As Kern County Crews Battle 500-Acre Shirley Fire

Firefighters have contained five percent of a 500-acre brush fire in Kern County.

06/14/2014

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Police Nab Alleged Ring Of Burglars Targeting Indian Families For Gold

Law enforcement announced Wednesday they caught five members of a Long Beach street gang who have allegedly been stealing gold from Indian families across California and Nevada.

06/04/2014

(CBS)

Kern County Murder, Chase Suspect Fatally Shot By Authorities

A murder suspect was killed Friday morning following a shooting spree and high-speed chase in Kern County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2013

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Elderly Couple Stuck In Mud For 2 Nights After GPS Leads Motor Home To Oregon Back Road

A Kern County elderly couple was stuck in the mud for two nights after their GPS system directed their motor home to an Oregon back road.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2013

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Light Quake Strikes Near Weldon In Kern County

The U.S. Geological Survey says a light quake has struck Kern County.

08/25/2013

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M4.3 Quake Jolts Kern County; No Damage Reported

The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.3 has shaken a sparsely populated area of Kern County south of Lake Isabella.

07/24/2013

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720-Acre Rancho Fire Now 85 Percent Contained

Firefighters Saturday said a 720-acre brush fire in Kern County is 85 percent contained.

07/19/2013

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Taco Bell Investigating Pic Of Employee Licking Taco Shells

Taco Bell has launched an investigation into an online photo of an employee licking a line of taco shells.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2013

A customer holds $140 worth of Powerball tickets that he just purchased on May 17, 2013 in San Francisco, California. People are lining up to purchase $2 Powerball tickets as the multi-state jackpot hits $600 million. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 Powerball Tickets In Calif. Have 5 Of 6 Numbers

California Lottery officials say two people are holding winning lottery tickets worth $2,309,228 after their Powerball tickets matched five of six winning numbers.

05/19/2013

(CBS)

Grand Fire 15 Percent Contained In Frazier Park

Classes at Frazier Mountain High School were canceled Thursday as a more than 3,500-acre wildfire continued to burn in Kern County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/16/2013

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As Kern County Blaze Roars Annual Aerial Firefighter Training Is Underway

PORT HUENEME (CBSLA.com) — As the Grand Fire in Frazier Park continues to burn the U.S. Forest Service is teaching groups of firefighters new ways to fight flames from the sky. Dozens of Southland firefighters […]

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2013

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Missing Palmdale Boy, 13, Commits Suicide After Alleged Bullying

A 13-year-old boy who was allegedly bullied at school and disappeared in Palmdale Monday morning has committed suicide.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2013

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