A portion of East Brundage Lane was closed for around three hours Monday morning for a bomb squad investigation.
Nolberto Quintero was found at a home on the 400 block of Oswell Street with two semiautomatic handguns, over 18 grams of methamphetamine and evidence that implicated him in drug sales, the Kern County Sheriff's Office said Friday.
The Bakersfield Police Department will get an expert review aimed at improving service, but one city councilman has questions about the contract for the study and what it will achieve.
Police want the public's help locating a man suspected of stealing a motorcycle.
A woman suffered minor to moderate injuries Thursday afternoon after an uprooted tree fell on her on the Bakersfield College campus.
By a vote of 6-1, the Bakersfield City Council voted to allocate nearly $100,000 of public funds to pay for a police study. The study will be done by the International Association of Police Chiefs and calls for a comprehensive review of Bakersfield Police Department operations.
Bike Bakersfield's Project Light Up the Night ends Thursday.
Arson is suspected in a fire that destroyed a vacant home Wednesday afternoon on River Boulevard near Jeffrey Street.
The overall crime rate in Bakersfield fell 4.9 percent last year from 2012, police said Wednesday.
Longtime Bakersfield resident Annie Everly was recognized Monday for her work in helping the less fortunate in the community.
Bakersfield College begins its spring semester Tuesday with nearly 650 more students than last spring.
Bakersfield police released surveillance photos Monday from several unsolved thefts, with the aim of generating investigative leads from the public.
Another local abandoned or abused baby was laid to rest Saturday at Union Cemetery's Garden of Innocence.
A crash with a parked pickup truck Friday night has claimed the life of 18-year-old Daniel Cervantes of Bakersfield.
A man in his 30s was shot Wednesday night in the area of River Boulevard and Bernard Street.