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.
One student was wounded Thursday in a school shooting in the city of Taft, according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
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.
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.
irefighters say a brush fire that scorched more than 150 acres in Kern County is fully contained.
Teens in several California counties can now order free condoms by mail.
Authorities say they’ve nabbed the thief who posed as a Walmart employee and walked out with four flat-screen TVs.
Two off-roaders from Santa Barbara, have been found dead in the Mojave Desert.
Wildfires sparked by lightning strikes are burning near homes in mountainous areas of Kern County, causing some residents to flee.
Authorities in Kern County say lightning strikes have sparked more than 50 brush fires there since Saturday morning and they have declared a Proclamation of Local Emergency.
A fire threatening 650 homes and a windmill farm was buffeted by erratic winds overnight and grew to more than 20 square miles, firefighters said Tuesday.
Residents of at least 100 homes were forced to flee after a small plane crashed and burst into flames, killing two people on board and igniting a fast-moving brush fire that burned early Monday near a California mountain community.
LOS ANGELES (CBS) Authorities said a man and a woman from Artesia were killed Thursday in a head-on collision with another car on State Route 14 in northern Kern County. The crash occurred about 9:40 […]
A former running back for the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals was shot and killed Sunday in front of a convenience store after he allegedly hit a police officer with a bag holding two cans of beer.