The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
An alleged drunk driver was taken into custody after a rollover crash Wednesday night at Old River Road and White Lane.
A woman was arrested overnight for "extreme intoxication" after a crash on Highway 99, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The Hina Patel Foundation will hold an educational seminar for health care providers on diagnosing and treating people with sickle cell disease.
A man was accidentally shot in the head while in the comfort of his family's home. Gerald Perry, 65, was a Vietnam War veteran who survived two diabetic comas. His family is trying to cope with how a bizarre accident killed the man they described as a "fighter."
Since cul de sacs have been installed on five streets intersecting with 24th Street in downtown Bakersfield, some residents who live on 21st Street aren’t happy about the increased traffic.
Gas prices continue to rise in California. Bakersfield saw an increase of 27 cents within a month. In the past week, the prices have climbed up four cents.
A rash of armed robberies for cellphones has police seeking help from the community.
Police are asking for help in their hunt for an armed robber. A clerk at the Circle K store on Auburn Street was held up at gunpoint April 2.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. said Wednesday that the California Public Utilities Commission granted it permission to move forward with the remaining demolition work at the Kern Power Plant site.
State senators participated in a two-hour ethics training session Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year that have damaged the Legislature's image.
A 5-year-old boy in the San Francisco Bay Area was injured after being shot in the eye with a paintball gun.
Two former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were charged with planting guns to make arrests at a medical marijuana dispensary, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
A Southern California woman who was held at a Phoenix airport four years ago after refusing to have her breast milk X-rayed has reached a settlement with the Transportation Security Administration.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.