The No. 2 man in charge of the McFarland Police Department had his own brush with the law while working as an investigator in Riverside County.
The owner of an east Bakersfield mobile home park will no longer give their residents homemade contract addendums after an Eyewitness News investigation revealed at least one resident had been given a handwritten agreement asking him to turn over his property upon his death.
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.
Amid a growing issue of a labor shortage in California’s heartland, Rep. David Valadao, R-Calif. spoke to Eyewitness News about his recent decision to come out in support of a comprehensive immigration bill.
Plagued for years with a lack of water, growers across California are now facing a new kind of drought. A labor shortage.
The Bakersfield Police Department laid out its policy regarding officer use of cellphones while behind the wheel, a response to an Eyewitness News viewer complaint.
Local lawmakers are demanding answers and action from the state's Employment Development Department, saying problems are hurting the public.
Eyewitness News investigated a call to our tipline that led to the arrest of a fraudulent contractor. We tracked down the man, and a victim he scammed out of almost $13,000.
Former Bakersfield real estate moguls David Crisp and Carl Cole are accused of scamming millions of dollars from banks and mortgage companies last decade. Eyewitness News recently found Crisp living in San Diego - living a very different life from his high times as a Bakersfield real estate tycoon.
One day after a Bakersfield man complained about homeless encampments next to the tracks by his business, a Union Pacific worker came by to clear out some of the problem. The area is north of Golden State Avenue near H Street, and the railroad worker told one homeless person to leave, he removed some tarps, and said the spot would get more of their attention.
A Bakersfield businessman said Thursday that he can't get help dealing with homeless people living near the tracks next to his parking lot.
Bakersfield police respond to allegations it mishandled the unsolved murder investigation of a 4-year-old girl.
The kidnap-murder case of 4-year-old Jessica Martinez remains unsolved. Now a former Kings County Sheriff's commander questions how police have handled the case.
A Bakersfield woman's 3-year-old dog was accidentally euthanized last week at the city's new Animal Care Center.
Jessica Martinez, 4, was kidnapped and killed in May 1990. The child's murder remains unsolved, 23 years later. Now, one investigator believes Bakersfield police are overlooking a key suspect.
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