A Nevada prison inmate was handcuffed when was shot and killed by a guard last November, according to a lawyer who said that her client was wounded in the same shooting but survived.
A California lawyer with an idea that has been called offensive, outrageous, reprehensible and illegal is putting the century-old process that gives citizens the right to make laws at the ballot box to its latest test.
A plan to pump $1 billion of water spending into drought-stricken California cleared the Legislature on Thursday and was sent to Gov. Jerry Brown, who is expected to sign the legislation.
Authorities say a 40-year-old California man used a hammer to kill another man, stuffed his body inside a plastic barrel and dumped it in front of this town's city hall.
California will alter its 8-year-old ban preventing all registered sex offenders from living near schools or parks, state officials announced Thursday, instead imposing the restriction only on pedophiles and others whose sex crimes involved children.
A woman was sentenced Thursday to 15 years to life in prison for the 2013 death of a toddler.
Three Albertsons grocery stores in Bakersfield will be converted to Haggen stores.
A faulty electrical outlet is being blamed for a fire Wednesday night on Mary Street in Maricopa.
Nordstrom Rack opened Thursday in The Shops at River Walk off Stockdale Highway.
The 2015 County Health Rankings, conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, finds that Kern County is the seventh-most unhealthy county in the nation.
Northern California investigators say they were suspicious when a man took hours to report that strangers broke into his home and abducted his girlfriend for an $8,500 ransom but had to take it seriously for the two days she was missing.
A man with a shotgun who killed his girlfriend has died in a recorded hail of gunfire from Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies.
A three-vehicle crash left traffic backed up Wednesday evening at Taft Highway and Highway 43.
When Shamrock Social Gaming and Mining opened on Brundage Lane, Eyewitness news immediately got questions from viewers who were worried that is it catering to gamblers. As of Wednesday, local authorities said they could not comment on the operation.
The state Senate has approved a $1 billion proposal to speed up spending on water projects in drought-stricken California.
Several people have been arrested in the death of a 3-week-old girl who was snatched and left dead in a trash bin after a shooting that wounded her parents in California, police said Wednesday.
A woman whose boyfriend reported that intruders abducted her from their San Francisco Bay Area home and held her for ransom was found safe Wednesday at her father's Southern California apartment.
In a video recorded 19 days before Brittany Maynard took life-ending drugs, she tells California lawmakers that no one should have to leave home to legally kill themselves under the care of a doctor.
Thousands of youngsters ages 6 to 17 will attend day camps this summer at hundreds of animal shelters across the country. The urge to nurture animals starts early — especially with pets becoming key parts of families — giving rise to the popularity of programs that offer budding veterinarians and other young animal lovers a way to help dogs and cats and learn the responsibilities of owning pets.
The California Highway Patrol says Mark Montgomery and Lyle Davidson, both 63, died Monday on Highway 46 when a driver in a pickup turned into their path.
The coroner's office on Wednesday released the name of a man whose body was found in the back of a pickup after a high-speed chase last month.
A man and woman were arrested Wednesday after leading the California Highway Patrol on a high-speed chase through central Bakersfield.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris is doing what she can to stop the so-called Sodomite Suppression Act.
The Kern County Economic Summit was held Wednesday at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bakersfield.
Los Angeles-based ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospitals has opened a satellite location in Bakersfield.
A Ford City man was arrested earlier this week, accused of domestic violence.
Jersey Mike's Subs will donate 100 percent of sales Wednesday to the Children's Miracle Network.
For some farmers, they can make more money selling back their water rights than trying to save their crops in this drought-stricken state.
A man threatening to commit suicide unleashed a barrage of gunfire on Northern California officers called to check on him, killing a 14-year veteran of the San Jose Police Department in what the mayor is calling the city's "darkest hour."
Two lawsuits filed against Kern County have been settled after a legal battle involving the Community Recycling facility in Lamont.
A property owner said alleged squatters did massive damage to a house he was fixing up to sell, and he has a warning to others with homes that are vacant or under renovation.
Eleven people were reportedly injured Tuesday in a three-vehicle crash next to the State Farm Sports Village.
State lawmakers on Tuesday questioned the recent wild swings in California's gas prices and asked whether state regulators can do more to reduce market volatility.