The Fourth of July can be the worst holiday for man’s best friend. This year, more than 120 pets were turned in to the Bakersfield Animal Care Center since July 1.
Taxpayers bought it, but now it’s gone. An Eyewitness News investigation revealed nearly $20,000 of miscellaneous Kern County property that’s been either stolen or misplaced in the last fiscal year.
Neighbors look out their window and notice water running from the Kern River Golf Course onto the sidewalks and road. They’re worried that the course is wasting water, but course officials say people are just misinformed.
Amber Rodrigues took a look back at the death of her father, Bakersfield Police Officer William Leonard Sikola.
Between Bakersfield and Kern County fire crews, more than 100 citations were issued for suspected illegal fireworks over the weekend.
U.S. Border Patrol agents have arrested a 40-year-old Mexican man who crossed into the United States in an inflatable kayak.
Several California lawmakers and community assistance groups are calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to repay more than $331 million in funds intended to help homeowners struggling with foreclosures that the state siphoned off to help deal with its budget crisis.
A man died after apparently suffering at least one serious cut to his arm while punching out windows.
Reggie Rogers, aka "G-Rhymez," of 101.9 FM, spoke to kids at the Friendship House Community Center on Monday and taught them a little rap about conflict resolution.
The Kern County coroner's office on Sunday, July 5, reported this man was identified as 43-year-old Antonio Vicente Rubio, of Wofford Heights, via fingerprints.
A trailer that was missing a tire created sparks and a 215-acre wildfire over the weekend, according to the Kern County Fire Department.
A 26-year-old Lamont man died over the weekend in a head-on crash.
Delano police say a man died over the weekend of an apparent stabbing.
Inspector Mike Ventimiglia of the Monterey Fire Department said Monday that it appears the dogs died of smoke inhalation. He says a cause for the Sunday afternoon blaze at Home Away from Home pet spa remains under investigation.
The search for a missing 6-month old Northern California girl entered its fifth day Monday.
A teen is in critical condition after he crashed into a patrol car and was shot twice by a San Pablo police officer standing nearby.
Capt. Tom DeBellis of the East Valley Fire Department says the 12-year-old dog, Daisy, was stung more than 100 times. Her owner and responding firefighters were also stung multiple times.
The San Bernardino Sun reports access in the area had been restricted by the park since March 30 to protect the red-tailed baby hawks. Park officials believe the two chicks matured to adulthood and left their nest.
A veteran sky diver is recovering from injuries after jumping from a helicopter above the Lake of the Pines at a Fourth of July celebration.
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say a deputy responding to reports of a prowler shot and killed a suspect outside a home in Hawaiian Gardens.
A police officer shot and killed a man after an attempted burglary into an auto sales business in Pleasanton, located about 25 miles east of Oakland.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will melt down more than 3,400 weapons and firearms today as part of their annual Gun Melt.
Sonoma County authorities continue to search for a 14-year-old boy who fell off an inner tube and disappeared in the water of Lake Sonoma while celebrating the Fourth of July.
U.S. Forest Service officials say those living in areas around a 49-square-mile wildfire will be at risk for flooding and debris flows long after the flames are extinguished.
It took $817 million, two starts, more than six years and one worker's life to drill a so-called "Third Straw" to make sure glittery casinos and sprawling suburbs of Las Vegas can keep getting drinking water from near the bottom of drought-stricken Lake Mead.
A man arrested in the seemingly random fatal shooting of a woman at a San Francisco pier admitted in a jailhouse interview on Sunday that he shot her, but said it was an accident.
Many people celebrated the Fourth of July on Saturday with “Safe and Sane” fireworks, but despite the many warnings, some still used illegal fireworks.
New video shows some of the last moments of 69-year-old Roger Garten's life.
The first annual Red, White, and Blue 4th of July Parade in Stockdale Estates.
Kicking off the 4th of July weekend, Murray Family Farms held their first ever car show.
Police are investigating the death of a woman, whose body was found in an east Bakersfield alley.
North of the River Recreation and Park District is banning fireworks at its parks, saying they're too dangerous this year due to the drought.
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is returning to Bakersfield.