Kern County

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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. (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

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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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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

Officials outside Taft Union High School. (credit: CBS)

Alleged Gunman, 16, Charged As Adult In Kern County High School Shooting

The 16-year-old who wounded two people in a school shooting at Taft Union High School has been charged as an adult, Kern County’s District Attorney’s office said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2013

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Community Gathers To Show Support For ‘Popular’ Kern County School Shooting Victim

A shocked community gathered for a vigil Friday night for the 16-year-old who was allegedly shot by a classmate at Taft Union High School in Kern County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/11/2013

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Officials Identify Victim In Kern County High School Shooting

One student was wounded Thursday in a school shooting in the city of Taft, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2013

Officials outside Taft Union High School. (credit: CBS)

Witness Says Classmates Were ‘Really Rude’ To Kern County School Shooter

A student who witnessed Thursday’s shooting at Taft Union High School in Kern County said her classmates were “really rude” to the alleged 16-year-old gunman.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2013

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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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Calif. Reports First West Nile Virus Death

State officials say an 88-year-old Kern County woman is the first person to die from the West Nile virus in California this year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/03/2012

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150-Acre Brush Fire In Kern County Now Fully Contained

irefighters say a brush fire that scorched more than 150 acres in Kern County is fully contained.

05/12/2012

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CA Teens Can Now Order Free Condoms Online

Teens in several California counties can now order free condoms by mail.

02/18/2012

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