A homeless woman has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of an 84-year-old woman who was pushed off a Los Angeles train platform.
Setbacks we may suffer in our pursuits rarely provide such positive energy to succeed as with Angela Madsen, a woman with the face of courage. Her latest amazing feat was an attempt to row a boat from Santa Cruz to Hawaii alone, although it may seem an impossible dream.
A toddler was found dead Wednesday evening during a fire at a home in Oildale. The fire at 310 Washington Ave. was reported around 6:20 p.m. and as fire crews arrived they were told a possible victim was trapped inside.
Kern County Animal Control started its mobile spay and neuter clinics in February last year. The goal: decrease the number of dogs and cats breeding at such rapid rates and in turn decrease the animal population over time.
The New Life Recovery and Training Center AB 109 Re-entry Program is putting on job fairs that mentor screened, sober and supervised felons.
Two people were busted Tuesday in a parking lot near White Lane and Highway 99 for allegedly possessing 12 pounds of methamphetamine.
One man was arrested and methamphetamine and guns were seized in a parole search Tuesday night.
San Joaquin Community Hospital has named Doug Duffield its new president and CEO. Duffield, who comes from Florida, will take over July 15, the hospital said Wednesday.
On the fourth day of searching, a Kern County Sheriff's Office team has recovered a body from a lake where a Bakersfield man went missing on Father's Day.
The commission that sets the pay of California lawmakers and statewide elected officials such as the governor and attorney general has voted to restore a 5 percent pay cut it made to salaries last year as state employees faced furloughs.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities have arrested a former University of Southern California professor who was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in the resort city of Playa del Carmen.
The search for a missing kayaker who disappeared in Lake Del Valle in Livermore is being suspended while crews seek more funding for additional resources.
As of Wednesday morning, turnstiles will be locked at Union Station entrances to the Metro Red and Purple lines. Riders must have a TAP card pre-loaded with at least the $1.50 basic fare to gain access. Locked gates will be phased in at other locations.
A 14-year-old Northern California girl has told a jury that she was burned, brutalized and tortured by her father's fiancee while he was in prison.
Hundreds of Northern California residents were allowed to return to their homes, as crews aided by lower temperatures and higher humidity made progress Wednesday against a wildfire near a main route into Yosemite National Park, a fire official said.