A Kern County jury found two inmates guilty Tuesday of first-degree murder in the death of a fellow inmate.
Voters in Bakersfield, Wasco and Stallion Springs vote on issues and city council race.
The entertainment lineup for the 2013 Kern County Fair was announced Monday and will kick off Sept. 18 with Uncle Cracker and end Sept. 29 with Banda la Costena.
While Bakersfield College, Bakersfield Christian High School and Garces Memorial High School have already held commencement ceremonies, most local graduations are scheduled for this week and next week.
A derailment has stalled train traffic on Union Pacific track in Kern County.
The infant was located in the 12000 block of Marradi Avenue. The father was arrested on suspicion of spousal abuse and will be booked into juvenile hall.
Graduation season kicks off Friday with the 99th Bakersfield College Commencement. See the list of high school and college graduations here.
Lawyers have filed a claim on behalf of a Tehachapi woman who accused a Kern County deputy of sexually assaulting her twice on one night in March.
Rumors that a tragic violent act had happened inside their new home turned out to be true for a Stallion Springs family.
A bus driver for the Kern County Superintendent of Schools is receiving a state honor. Damon Anglin will be presented Tuesday with the California Bus Driver of the Year Award.
A Kern County deputy accused of touching young women inappropriately was arraigned in court Monday. Deputy Gabriel Lopez, 26, is accused of sexual battery against two separate women in back-to-back days last month.
A proposal that sought to ban smoking in apartments and condominiums has failed in a California Assembly committee.
More than 400,000 unemployed Californians will feel the effects of the federal government’s sequestration spending cuts after cuts to unemployment benefits take effect on April 28.
With an immigration reform bill now in Congress, local community activists hope to drum up support for its passage.