A man was arrested on suspicion of starting two fires in the same vacant house on K Street.
Police want help finding a man suspected of residential burglary.
Cooler weather helped crews gain ground Monday against a huge Northern California wildfire that tore through two dozen homes, threatened thousands more and triggered warnings to 12,000 people to flee.
A train east of the Tehachapi Loop caught fire Sunday night.
Three schools are being closed indefinitely as authorities continue to search for a suspect accused of shooting two Kern County deputies.
A woman was shot and a man was arrested in connection with a shooting early Sunday morning in southeast Bakersfield, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
A homicide victim discovered late Thursday night in a rural cabin in Jawbone Canyon has been identified. Kern County Sheriff's officials say the man is 64-year-old David Louis Markiewitz.
The drive on Highway 178 east of Bakersfield is getting smoother, with the new interchange at Morning Drive. But, neighbors wonder why trees are being planted when the state's in the middle of a drought.
Four separate legal claims have been filed on behalf of the family of a Delano boy who died after collapsing in gym class at Cecil Avenue Middle School.
The office of Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Friday that a major sweepstakes gambling software provider will pay $700,000 in civil penalties.
Gov. Jerry Brown is declaring a state of emergency throughout California as wildfires rage in the parched state.
Here you'll find the area's most-wanted prison parolees. CDCR parolees appear here because they are in violation of their parole status.
Kern Medical Center will host a free breast cancer screening event on Aug. 15.
A former California fire battalion chief was sentenced Friday to 16 years to life in prison after he was convicted of the second-degree murder of his girlfriend.
The mother of an 8-year-old Santa Cruz girl who was murdered earlier this week has invited the community to howl at the blue moon in honor of her daughter, who loved wolves.