An 18-year-old woman was ejected from her car during a crash Friday in northwest Bakersfield.
Officials have an eye on conditions at the Lake Isabella dams while engineers get ready to address the concerns. If the dams failed, a lot of water would reach a wide area around Bakersfield, and it could be very deep.
As Kern County emergency responders draw up plans for what they'll do if there's a disaster in our area, families can also plan ahead for how and where they would get to safety.
A worker was injured Tuesday when stacks of steel rods fell.
Police released surveillance photos Thursday of a man suspected in a common scam: The suspect approaches a victim in public (usually an elderly person), offers a fake story about having a large amount of money he is trying to give away, and convinces the victim to drive him to a bank, where the victim ends up giving the suspect money.
The Alzheimer's Disease Association of Kern County kicked off its capital campaign to raise $2 million as it tries to relocate to a new building.
Police warned of road closures early Monday morning in western Bakersfield.
City officials are putting more pressure on so-called pot shops to shut down. A new round of warning letters has gone out, this time telling both the landlords and operators they have to close. Officials say 11 have closed since a ban went into effect, but 15 appear to still be running.
The annual Light the Night walk takes place in Bakersfield on Saturday, Nov. 2.
Northbound Interstate 5 reopened just after 2 p.m. Wednesday following a deadly crash that left traffic backed up around Stockdale Highway.
A bicyclist was injured Tuesday morning in a traffic crash. A Chevrolet Camaro was eastbound on the 8500 block of Olive Drive when it struck the bicyclist crossing northbound in the Nos. 1 and 2 lanes, according to police.
The police department said Monday that it received grants worth more than $345,000 to fight dangerous driving.
At least one person was hurt early Monday morning after two pickup trucks collided in northwest Bakersfield.
In a move that caught many by surprise, the Bakersfield City Council voted 5-2 to drop further discussions to restrict abortions in the city.
Police are looking for a woman suspected of cashing a forged check at WinCo Foods on Coffee Road.