Delano police are are looking for a missing man. Jose Roberto Mendez, 30, was last seen Feb. 5, police said Thursday.
A former California prison guard who alleges he was harassed for wearing a beard and dreadlocks in accordance with his Rastafari religion is suing the state corrections department.
New chairwoman Leticia Perez laid out the successes and challenges facing Kern County in 2014.
The Kern County coroner's office on Wednesday identified him as 18-year-old Alexis Alfonso Lara.
Three teenagers were arrested early Tuesday in Delano for allegedly parking a stolen vehicle on railroad tracks, causing a crash with a freight train.
Jaime Humberto Frias Magallanes, 34, of Shafter, was killed when his Toyota 4Runner left the roadway and struck a guardrail, sign and tree. The crash happened around 6 p.m. on Highway 99 near Woolhomes Avenue in Delano.
One man has died from a Jan. 20 shooting at a bar on Garces Highway.
A 20-year-old man was shot shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday on the 2000 block of Girard Street in Delano.
A 21-year-old man was found shot multiple times early Wednesday, police said.
Bakersfield College begins its spring semester Tuesday with nearly 650 more students than last spring.
Taking a page from history, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, young children in Delano marched in protest of violence. The kids rallied at Kalibo Park, where a young man was gunned down two months ago. The kids say it's been taken over by gangs.
Several men were shot early Monday at a bar on Garces Highway.
A man who was shot in the head Sunday was publicly identified Tuesday by the Kern County coroner's office.
A man was shot in the head Sunday night. Police were sent around 8 p.m. to the 1300 block of 5th Avenue for shot fired. There, they found the wounded man.
The coroner's office released a cause of death Friday for a Lerdo Jail inmate who died in the fall.