War Machine, a mixed martial arts fighter accused of brutally beating his porn star ex-girlfriend in Las Vegas and fleeing to the Los Angeles area, told a California judge he won't contest his transfer in custody back to Nevada.
A wildfire that surged early and led to mass evacuations around a community near Yosemite National Park was tamed by firefighters, and the remaining evacuees were expected to return to their homes on Wednesday.
The Way Fire, burning in the Wofford Heights and Kernville areas, is now 15 percent contained. Eight homes have burned, as have 10 other structures.
David Gomez, 34, is suspected of driving while intoxicated, the CHP said. He was approaching Grapevine Road when he turned to the left, crossing all lanes of traffic at about half the highway speed limit, according to the CHP.
The Golden Empire Transit District buses are officially back on the road, as the five-week long labor strike finally came to an end.
Kern County Animal Services, Bakersfield Animal Care Center, Bakersfield SPCA and several other shelters and rescue operations will team with Wings of Rescue, Shelter Me and The Bark Avenue Foundation for the flight.
Police are seeking help in identifying and locating a man suspected in a business burglary.
Bakersfield police say one of the suspects tried to punch an employee when confronted about the alleged robbery.
The suspect tried to hit a store employee with a backpack when confronted, according to police.
Legislation sent to the governor's desk Tuesday intends to crack down on people who try to make immigrants pay unnecessary fees for driver's licenses.
One of the nation's largest citrus suppliers is moving its headquarters out of Los Angeles and inland to the Santa Clarita Valley.
Lake Tahoe is a crown jewel of the western landscape but is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change.
Prosecutors have charged a former Marine with murder after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned Southern California mine shaft.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to one debate with his Republican rival, Neel Kashkari, in the 2014 governor's race.
The family of a man hit by a truck and killed while on a morning jog has filed a lawsuit.
Firefighters from throughout California were being dispatched Tuesday to protect homes threatened by an out-of-control wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, the second fire around the park in recent weeks.
By Tuesday, the fire had destroyed six homes and consumed 3,195 acres of grass, brush and scattered pine on the north side of Highway 155. As many as 12 known structures are damaged.
An 8-year-old girl has died after falling about 550 feet while hiking in Yellowstone National Park.
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood.
A Northern California slaughterhouse involved in a massive beef recall processed cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks and later distributed the diseased cattle, according to federal charges announced Monday.
The family of a woman injured Saturday when she was hit by a police patrol car in southwest Bakersfield said her injuries should have never been called "minor."
The Kern County Probation Department is seeking help locating a man wanted on a felony warrant for absconding from supervision.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of spousal battery, kidnapping, false imprisonment and making criminal threats.
A wildfire that erupted Monday afternoon northwest of Wofford Heights has destroyed homes and threatens possibly hundreds more.
An 18-year-old Ford City woman was arrested last week on suspicion of child abuse and battery with serious bodily injury.
The city-sponsored affordable housing project will provide 56 units, including 25 units reserved for veterans.
Authorities are looking for the suspect from a deadly weekend shooting in Buttonwillow.
Two more defendants in the massive Crisp & Cole Associates real estate fraud case have been sentenced.
Doris Hurt has been a Dodgers fan all her life, and this weekend she celebrated her 100th birthday with a special letter from Dodgers great Tommy Lasorda.
A 15-year-old boy arrested Sunday on suspicion of posting online threats to shoot students at Southern California schools apparently did so as a prank, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.
A woman was killed Monday morning in a crash at Old River Road and Ming Avenue.
A Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway worker was found dead Sunday night with "obvious trauma" to his upper body.
A man died Monday morning in a crash on Highway 99 south of Sandrini Road.