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Local & Regional Officer-involved shooting in Shafter Officer-involved shooting in Shafter (Video)
Deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Office have confirmed an officer-involved shooting around Golden Oak Elementary School in Shafter, near the intersection of W Lerdo Hwy and Wall St.
Local & Regional Questions raised after officer-involved shooting in Shafter Questions raised after officer-involved shooting in Shafter (Video)
Some neighbors in this community are raising questions after Shafter Police shoot and kill a man allegedly armed with a knife. Rodolfo Velazquez, 47, has been identified as the man shot by three officers in an alley near Golden Oak Elementary School. The Kern County District Attorney's office will handle the shooting investigation.
Local & Regional 20th anniversary of Oklahoma City bombing 20th anniversary of Oklahoma City bombing
A cargo truck laden with more than two tons of explosives was detonated in front of Oklahoma City's nine-story federal building on April 19, 1995 — an act of terrorism that at the time was the worst such attack ever committed on U.S. soil.
Local & Regional Bakersfield WWII vet honored in Italy two years after his death Bakersfield WWII vet honored in Italy two years after his death (Video)
Two years after his death, a Bakersfield veteran is being honored by a city in Italy for his unique contribution to their history. Edward Reep was a soldier-artist who captured photos of the day 70 years ago when the city of Bologna was liberated in World War Two. Reep took photos of a spontaneous shrine citizens erected, and later painted that scene. His record helped the community regain part of their history.
Local & Regional Marine helicopter is forced to land on California beach Marine helicopter is forced to land on California beach
A Marine Corps helicopter twice the size of a humpback whale made an emergency landing on a Southern California beach on Wednesday, bringing no damages or injuries but leaving an unforgettable spectacle for surrounding swimmers and sunbathers.
Local & Regional Sheriff's office wants help with missing man Sheriff's office wants help with missing man
Tylor Brown, who has mental health issues, was last seen in the Oildale area, according to the sheriff's office. He's also known to frequent the Kern River area of Oildale/central Bakersfield and and Buck Owens Boulevard.