The quake struck at 8:42 a.m. with an epicenter about 16 miles north-northwest of Frazier Park, the U.S. Geological Survey reports.
State recycling officials say they’ve busted a ring of fraudsters who illegally redeemed $14 million worth of cans and bottles trucked in from Arizona.
Deputies investigated the circumstances surrounding the death of a 4-month-old boy Monday who was found unresponsive in a motel room in Bakersfield.
Crews were on the scene of a fire Thursday that erupted in a double-wide mobile home.
Crews investigated the cause of a fire Friday that broke out in a mobile home in Rosamond last night.
A Kern County sheriff’s deputy whose speeding patrol car killed two people has pleaded no contest to vehicular manslaughter.
Deputies spent the night urging residents to leave a Central California community that remains threatened by a smoky wildfire near Bakersfield.
Firefighters have contained five percent of a 500-acre brush fire in Kern County.
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.
A murder suspect was killed Friday morning following a shooting spree and high-speed chase in Kern County.
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.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a light quake has struck Kern County.
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.
Firefighters Saturday said a 720-acre brush fire in Kern County is 85 percent contained.
Taco Bell has launched an investigation into an online photo of an employee licking a line of taco shells.