A Good Samaritan saved a woman from plummeting to her death early Wednesday morning.
Police want the public's help locating a man suspected of burglary and annoying a juvenile.
The Kern County Board of Supervisors announced Tuesday that it'll wait until March to make a decision about plans to build an Islamic center on Stockdale Highway.
In a recent police report, the "black box" recorded an alleged drunk driver going 128 mph when he crashed into a woman, killing her.
A police report filed in Kern County court shows drunk-driving suspect Alex Rubio was allegedly going 128 mph when he crashed Jan. 3, killing a 22-year-old woman at New Stine Road and Ming Avenue.
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.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. said Thursday that it has completed a natural gas pipeline upgrade in a growing section of southwest Bakersfield.
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.
Police are looking for a man who pushed a woman against a table in a park and fondled her breasts and buttocks.
Princess Almonidovar was killed while making a left-hand turn onto New Stine Road from Ming Avenue. An allegedly drunk driver slammed into Almonidovar, who police said had the right of way.
A special screening of the 1982 animated fantasy "The Last Unicorn" will be held 7 p.m. Friday at the Valley Plaza 16. It will mark the first showing of the film in Bakersfield in 30 years, and author Peter S. Beagle will be there to meet fans and sign memorabilia.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murdering another man last March.
Officers on Thursday spotted a stolen car parked in the 5000 block of Sea Star Lane. They went to the house where the car was parked, and 29-year-old Gregory Daniels ran out the back door and jumped over a fence, police said Friday.