On Tuesday, the Kern County Board of Supervisors decided to only take animals from county areas at their new facility, since that's what the city is doing. But, the board also asked their citizen commission to look for common ground.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office has established two new phone numbers that the public can utilize to report drug and gang activity.
A teacher who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence has taken a plea deal.
Student expulsions in the Kern High School District dropped dramatically last school year to about 300.
Surveillance photos from the July 28 incident were released Friday as the Kern County Sheriff's Office seeks help from the public in locating the women.
The Kern County Probation Department is looking for a sex offender who failed to report to his probation officer upon release from jail.
A man was shot in the shoulder Monday morning by someone stealing his pickup, the Kern County Sheriff's Office said.
About 2,000 people are expected to participate in either the 5K or 10K course and mud run at Highway 65 and Merle Haggard Drive, next to Meadows Field Airport.
Students at North High School were evacuated Friday morning so authorities could investigate an explosive object in a locker.
A new project to provide respectful burials for abandoned babies will see three, and possibly four, infants laid to rest in its first service.
The bodies of three, possibly four, abandoned babies will be laid to rest Sept. 28. Among the babies to be buried in a new special section of Union Cemetery is a girl found dead June 21 in an Oildale trash container.
Some drivers who travel in Kern County are getting frustrated with construction taking place on Highway 99 between Norris Road and Route 46. This 15-mile stretch of roadway that’s under construction is referred to as the Lerdo Lane Reconstruction Project, which began in April 2012.
The crash occurred around 10:30 p.m. at Airport Drive and Norris Road, causing a temporary closure.
The North Stars are under the spotlight in this edition of Countdown to Hometown Sports, a team-by-team preview of Kern County's high school football teams for the 2013 season.