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Kern County

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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

(credit: CBS)

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

(credit: CBS)

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

(credit: Ventura County Sheriff's Department)

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

(credit: CBS)

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

(credit: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)

Light Quake Strikes Near Weldon In Kern County

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

08/25/2013

(credit: Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images)

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

(credit: CBS)

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

(credit: Facebook)

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

(credit: CBS2)

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

(credit: Palmdale Sheriff's Station)

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

(credit: Los Angeles Police Department)

Exhibition Sheds Light On Notorious 1963 ‘Onion Field’ Murder

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/09/2013

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