A man was in court Thursday for allegedly stealing diesel fuel and appliances from houses under construction in the Rosedale area.
The Legislative and Litigation Committee held a special meeting on Wednesday to discuss an ordinance to prohibit or at least limit panhandling in the city of Bakersfield.
The KHSD wants to choose its next superintendent from district insiders. But community residents criticize the practice and call for an expanded search.
The state announced citations Monday stemming from this summer's planned implosion of the Kern Power Plant.
New chairwoman Leticia Perez laid out the successes and challenges facing Kern County in 2014.
Police are looking for a man wanted for annoying a child. A computer-generated composite of the man was released Friday in hopes of generating public leads for the investigation.
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.
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.
The overall crime rate in Bakersfield fell 4.9 percent last year from 2012, police said Wednesday.
Bakersfield police released surveillance photos Monday from several unsolved thefts, with the aim of generating investigative leads from the public.
A man who Kern County deputies said is responsible for stealing diesel fuel and new appliances from constructions sites in the Rosedale area has been arrested.
Despite having the largest force in department history, Chief of Police Greg Williamson told Eyewitness News that they're still struggling to reach emergencies fast enough.
Walmart customers were surprised to find the Rosedale location turning customers away at the door.
The Bakersfield Animal Control Division is holding a low-cost rabies vaccination and licensing clinic for pets.
In an unexpected announcement, Kern High School District Superintendent Don Carter told his colleagues Monday night he plans to retire after a 38-year career.