The Kern County coroner's office said Wednesday how a woman died before her body was found in a burning garage.
A man shot twice Monday morning at a man burglarizing his vehicle, according to police.
Police want the public's help locating a man suspected of stealing a Golden Empire Transit District vehicle.
The 30th annual Bakersfield Toy Run and Food Drive is this Sunday.
The Chester Avenue/H Street westbound on-ramp to Highway 58 will be closed beginning next week, according to the Thomas Roads Improvement Program.
One man was shot to death early Sunday morning in the 700 block of Geneva Avenue, another was wounded and taken by private means to a local hospital. Bakersfield police are investigating.
The Bakersfield Solid Waste Division said it won't have trash service on Thanksgiving.
The goal is to get a group of volunteers to supplement police services and free officers for high priority calls.
A fire at an abandoned home in east Bakersfield is considered "very suspicious." The fire in the 200 block of Wiseman Street was reported around 11:10 a.m. Sunday. It took city and county fire crews about 10 minutes to contain.
A man pleaded guilty Friday to murder and 12 other charges, five years after he killed a man to steal $600,000 in Native American benefits.
Police didn't say Friday why they suspect Patrick Terrel of the murder, but they said he became the suspect because of interviews and physical evidence.
The PlayStation 4 was released at midnight Friday, and that brought out the criminal element, according to police. One customer was robbed and another was nearly robbed shortly after buying the new console.
The Bakersfield office of the California Highway Patrol will begin its CHiPs for KiDs Toy Drive on Monday, running until Dec. 16.
A highway construction project will force the closure of a Panama Lane off-ramp from Wednesday through next Wednesday, Nov. 20.
A house was badly damaged Wednesday morning in southeast Bakersfield.