Citing a lack of evidence, prosecutors have dropped all charges against a Southern California teacher accused of having sex with students.
Kern County deputies in Wasco will soon be wearing body cameras.
A former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to 1½ years in prison for trying to block a federal investigation of allegations of inmate abuse at county jails.
Phil Stern, an award-winning photographer who lugged his camera into combat during World War II and later became known for candid shots of Hollywood stars like Marlon Brando, has died. He was 95.
A driver hit a pedestrian and drove for a mile and half with the victim on top of the car, Springfield Police said. The victim later died at the hospital. The suspect vehicle has not been located.
Effigies of black lynching victims found hanging at the University of California, Berkeley have sparked debate over whether the images are powerful protest art or just plain tasteless and racist.
A Kern County jury recommended the death penalty for a man previously found guilty of murdering his estranged wife and mother-in-law.
California received funding to help begin an earthquake warning system across the state next year that would provide enough time for trains to brake, utilities to shut off gas lines and people to dive under a table until the shaking stops.
A body was found Monday morning in an alley off the 900 block of Oswell Street.
A pedestrian died Monday after he was hit by a pickup on 24th Street.
Authorities say a wounded security guard shot back and killed a public transit passenger who opened fire when he was kicked off a bus on the Las Vegas Strip.
People with decorated motorcycles, cars and ATVs gathered at Beach Park to begin the event around 10 a.m. The event started 31 years ago with only 25 bikers, and today the event is packed with more than 6,000 bikers.
A man shot at a home in Derby Acres is expected to survive, and the man who deputies say is responsible is behind bars.
Three suspected drunk drivers were arrested in the latest DUI checkpoint put on by the Bakersfield Police Department.
Bakersfield police said 23-year-old Ingram Hammond died at the hospital.