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.
Guy Wojtanowski called Eyewitness News after buying already expired food from a 99 Cents Only Stores location in Oildale. A can of his favorite soup, Anderson's Tomato, was expired. One of them was dated as far back as October 2011.
One of the biggest reforms as part of the Affordable Care Act, insurance companies will no longer be allowed to deny people coverage if they have pre-existing conditions. However, that portion of the law, like the day that health care actually becomes available, doesn't begin until Jan. 1.
A string of sexual assault cases has neighbors on edge and on the lookout. Fliers are out in the Riverlakes area with concerns the rapist was spotted there, and suspecting the assault cases are linked to the same man. Police say that is not the case, but they urge caution and ask the public to report any suspicious activity.
A fight between two Bakersfield High School students Tuesday was recorded on cellphone video. It was uploaded to Facebook that evening and has since received more than 700 likes and more than 200 comments.
After receiving numerous questions and concerns about a woman selling books door-to-door in northwest Bakersfield, Eyewitness News discovered the woman has a legal sales permit.
A Bakersfield homeowner is facing a financial headache after squatters descended on her property.