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.
The pilot of a small helicopter used for spray agricultural operations suffered minor injuries after making a hard landing near Lost Hills.
People were asked to evacuate a campground and a small mountain community after a wildfire broke out in Kern County near Lake Isabella on Sunday, while firefighters to the south in Corona had nearly surrounded a blaze of similar size.
Kern County supervisors have decided to display the motto “In God We Trust” in its meeting chambers.