One local organization is leveling accusations against a new group that's just started soliciting donations. "Ray's Life Ministries" set up outside several stores this week. The organization "Nu Creations" has put out similar solicitors for several years, and they raised questions to city officials about the new group.
The seizure of cell phone video of the incident when a man died in sheriff deputies' custody is raising legal questions. Some attorneys argue a number of civil rights were violated when officers insisted that witnesses turn over the phones.
Bakersfield College officials said that they will appeal sanctions announced last week against their football program.
Authorities are still looking for one of two kidnapping and shooting suspects.
Video was released Monday of a confrontation between Kern County deputies and a suspect who died in custody soon after that confrontation.
A woman was hospitalized Saturday night after she was shot in the head in her eastern Bakersfield home.
Two teens were shot at a party in east Bakersfield early Sunday. One of them was the Hometown Sports Player of the Year, 18-year-old Kamari Cotton-Moya.
A 21-year-old man who was shot on Mother's Day during an early morning fight involving several women has been identified as Michael Leon Harris and his death has been ruled a homicide.
Kern County Fire Department officials released a video Friday showing a suspected arsonist.
City Council voted against an ordinance Wednesday night allowing chickens as pets in urban neighborhoods.
The vehicle was found flipped over in a home's front yard off Security Avenue in east Bakersfield.
The attorney for the witnesses, John Tello, said his clients will likely release the video for public viewing by Friday, if not sooner.
Family says there was video on a cell phone that showed deputies beating a man on the ground, and suspect a cover-up.
Southbound lanes of Chester were closed during the investigation. Police said it appears the motorcycle rider ran a red light.
Bakersfield College must vacate its 2012 state football championship and all wins from the last two seasons after it was found in violation of multiple California Community College Athletics Association regulations.