The Kern County District Attorney's Office confirmed Friday that it will be reviewing the death case of David Silva. Silva died while in custody of sheriff's deputies May 8, following a controversial beating while he allegedly resisted arrest.
Congressman Kevin McCarthy's office was broken into and burglarized Friday, according to Bakersfield Police. When officers arrived on scene they found the unknown suspects had broken a window to gain access, and removed items of value.
San Joaquin Community Hospital hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for The AIS Cancer Center and Outpatient Surgery Center.
Six vehicles were involved in crashes that stalled traffic just after 5 a.m. Tuesday at Golden State Avenue and M Street.
A Wisconsin man died Monday afternoon when a semitruck crashed into a canal, caused by a coughing driver, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Bakersfield High School was locked down and then students were released early during an investigation into small explosions on campus.
About two dozen protesters showed up Thursday at the Liberty Bell in front of the courthouse in downtown Bakersfield, calling for change after they claim 33-year-old David Silva, of Bakersfield, was beaten to death by Kern County deputies during an arrest May 7.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office is seeking help from the public in finding a parolee and registered sex offender on the loose.
Monthly Third Thursday festivities are tonight. Hosted by the Downtown Business Association, Third Thursday is 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Central Park along Mill Creek.
City Council voted against an ordinance Wednesday night allowing chickens as pets in urban neighborhoods.
A 42-year-old man was arrested late Tuesday for allegedly kidnapping a woman twice.
Milan Institute Instructor Supervised Student Salon, 2822 F St., Ste. E, in Bakersfield, will donate all proceeds Tuesday from student services to the March of Dimes.
Southbound lanes of Chester were closed during the investigation. Police said it appears the motorcycle rider ran a red light.
The infant was located in the 12000 block of Marradi Avenue. The father was arrested on suspicion of spousal abuse and will be booked into juvenile hall.
A traveling carnival brought some family fun this weekend to the parking lot outside Valley Plaza Mall. The event offered fair-style rides and entertainment, and, of course, plenty of food. The carnival also had a sign stating, "EBT accepted here."