Oregon-Born Gray Wolf That Traveled All The Way To Southern California Found Dead In Kern CountyAccording the California Department of Fish & Wildlife, a truck driver had seen the dead wolf along a dirt trail near frontage road running alongside the I-5 and called it in to the Oregon Fish & Wildlife officials.
Brush Fire Explodes Near Lake Isabella In Kern CountyThe French Fire has burned at least 2,155 acres with no containment.
Kern County Sheriff's Deputy Phillip Campas Killed, Another Wounded In Wasco StandoffA total of five people are believed to have died, including Kern County sheriff’s Deputy Phillip Campas, in the violent standoff. The confrontation between the deputies and the suspect began when they responded to a home Sunday afternoon on the report of shots fired.
Crews Battle Shell Fire Off 5 Freeway In Kern CountyNo structures were threatened at last report.
'They Leave When They Want To': Flock Of California Condors Trash Kern County HomeCalifornia condors are an endangered species, with just about 160 of them flying free. But for whatever reason, 15 to 20 of them decided to make themselves comfortable on Cinda Mickols’ deck last weekend.
'2 Kids Don't Just Come Up Missing': Relative Of Missing Kern County Toddlers Speaks OutThe two young brothers disappeared from the backyard of their adoptive parents’ home in California City on Dec. 21.
Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of Woman, Child Present During Fatal Kern County Shootout With LA DeputiesThe sheriff's department declined to comment on the claims, citing department policy regarding ongoing litigation.
Half-Brother Of Robert Fuller Killed In Kern County Shootout With LA Deputies, Woman WoundedA 7-year-old girl who was in the car when the shootout occurred was unhurt.
2-Year-Old Lamont Boy Sought In Amber Alert FoundAn Amber Alert was issued for Elias Vidal around 11:10 p.m. on Sunday.
Cleanup Efforts Continue In Kern County Oil Spill, More Than 1M Gallons CollectedCleanup efforts continued Friday at an abandoned Chevron-owned well in the Cymric oil field in the Kern County town of McKittrick — about 35 miles outside of Bakersfield.
Garcetti To Earthquake Victims: 'You Are Our Brothers And Sisters'This large 7.1 quake, said the mayor, should come with a reminder.
Kern County Officials Report Power Outages, Backlog Of Calls For HelpAccording to Kern County officials, Highway 178 through the canyon is closed. There are roughly 1,800 people without power following tonight's 7.1-magnitude earthquake, but there are currently no reports of major gas leaks and no fatalities immediately reported.
The Latest: 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Southern CaliforniaIn the town closest to the epicenter of Thursday morning's earthquake, the lights are finally back on — though residents are still waiting for water and gas to return.
6.4M Quake Strikes Near Ridgecrest In Kern County; No Reports Of Damage In LAIt struck in in the remote Kern County community of Searles Valley Thursday morning, about 160 miles northeast of Los Angeles.
Did You Feel It? Magnitude 6.4 Quake Rolls SouthlandThe 6.4 quake is the largest to hit Southern California in 20 years.