Eric Miles Jr., 23, is facing charges in connection with an officer-involved shooting that police say all started with a robbery – one Miles says he had nothing to do with.
Police on Friday identified three suspects from a shootout earlier this week in a southwest Bakersfield neighborhood.
Police are warning the public to completely stay away from buying and selling things on sites like Craigslist, because of the danger it brings when meeting a stranger.
Concerned residents in the River Oaks subdivision spoke up this past February to oppose a 150-unit apartment complex proposed at River Run and Elkhorn Creek Lane. Eyewitness News has learned the latest plan has major changes, including the developer’s name.
A strong-arm robbery Wednesday afternoon at The Marketplace on Ming Avenue led to a police chase and officer-involved shooting.
The Kern County coroner's office said Wednesday how a woman died before her body was found in a burning garage.
Hoffmann Hospice will hold its annual Light Up A Life ceremonies this week.
Shots were fired, and one woman was injured overnight in a neighborhood near Ashe and Harris roads.
A new drive-through coffee shop typically isn't cause for concern, but one in the western part of the city has some residents uneasy at its promise to feature scantily clad female baristas.
Police want the public's help locating a man suspected of burglarizing a bank.
A street racer was killed Sunday night in a crash in southwest Bakersfield, according to police.
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.
They drive fast cars. But they don't call them street racers. "It's just all show," said Ernesto, who spoke on condition that his last name not be used. "Just hanging out, barbecuing, meeting up with friends." They call themselves import enthusiasts, people who modify imported cars for hobby.
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.