Police said they got a tip Monday that a missing man was dead, and his body was hidden in a home on the 2300 block of Castro Lane, just south of the Valley Plaza Mall. There, officers found the body of 45-year-old Kelly William Gill.
A woman was hospitalized Saturday night after she was shot in the head in her eastern Bakersfield home.
The city of Bakersfield Public Works Department has decided to remove a bothersome “right-turn only” sign from the corner of Panama Lane and Rutland Way after Eyewitness News called with several complaints from area residents.
California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye was at Golden Valley High on Friday morning to present the school with a Civic Learning Award of Excellence.
City Council voted against an ordinance Wednesday night allowing chickens as pets in urban neighborhoods.
A former girl's soccer coach at Mira Monte High School was sentenced Wednesday to two years incarceration for sexual activity with players on his team.
A 42-year-old man was arrested late Tuesday for allegedly kidnapping a woman twice.
Police are investigating an alleged assault outside a market on East Planz Road.
A traveling carnival brought some family fun this weekend to the parking lot outside Valley Plaza Mall. The event offered fair-style rides and entertainment, and, of course, plenty of food. The carnival also had a sign stating, "EBT accepted here."
Graduation season kicks off Friday with the 99th Bakersfield College Commencement. See the list of high school and college graduations here.
A neighborhood hazard got even worse when the wind whipped up. Residents say work crews had left three big holes on their block, along with three large piles of dirt. All that dirt made for a lot of dust in the last few days.
A mother whose daughter was beaten at Curran Middle School says expulsion not enough for the perpetrator.
A fire briefly threatened two structures, including a business office at a citrus operation on South Edison Road Monday night.
Sunday's strong winds punished much of Kern County. It appeared that anything that wasn't bolted down went airborne.
A stray dog attacked a horse being ridden by a member of the sheriff's Posse, leading to a fall that sent the veteran rider to the hospital.