A Wisconsin man died Monday afternoon when a semitruck crashed into a canal, caused by a coughing driver, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Sheriff's investigators say a suspect had stabbed another man on Woodrow Avenue in Oildale.
A 42-year-old man was arrested late Tuesday for allegedly kidnapping a woman twice.
A man was severely beaten Tuesday evening at Sears Park in Oildale.
Southbound lanes of Chester were closed during the investigation. Police said it appears the motorcycle rider ran a red light.
Graduation season kicks off Friday with the 99th Bakersfield College Commencement. See the list of high school and college graduations here.
Oildale resident Martin Stewart says power lines downed during Sunday’s windstorm started a fire in his backyard, and Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has not returned his calls for help.
Sunday's strong winds punished much of Kern County. It appeared that anything that wasn't bolted down went airborne.
Police have announced an arrest in the case of an alleged serial bank robber.
A grass and brush fire erupted Monday morning in the area of the Golden State bridge and Airport Drive.
The cleanup and investigation continue after a pair of wildfires raced along the riverbed in Bakersfield. The blaze threatened stables in the area, and horse owners are praising people who showed up to help protect the animals.
With 11 crashes already this year involving someone walking or riding a bike, the California Highway Patrol had a special enforcement operation Thursday in Oildale, targeting the problem.
A semitruck fire Thursday afternoon prompted the closure of a section of 7th Standard Road near Coffee.
A brush fire in the dry Kern River bed has prompted a precautionary evacuation of some horse stables.