In his effort to diversify the judicial branch, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday nominated a deputy assistant U.S. attorney general to fill a vacant seat on the California Supreme Court.
The driver of a tour bus that overturned in California, killing one man and injuring at least 30 other passengers, might have been fatigued, authorities said Monday.
One of two registered sex offenders charged with raping and killing four California women confessed to a police detective after his arrest earlier this year, testimony from a grand jury transcript unsealed Monday revealed.
More than 300 city vehicles including police cars and fire trucks will go unwashed for at least two months as part of a new water conservation program, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday.
A homicide investigator says authorities in California and Nevada are trying to identify a woman and her assailant after her body was found during the weekend on the side of Interstate 15 between Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
A Kern County detentions deputy who was accused of smuggling contraband to gang members in jail has been sentenced to one day in jail, with a day credit for time served.
The police SWAT team evacuated an apartment complex Saturday night on Mount Vernon Avenue to take a suspect into custody.
With just days until Black Friday, shoppers have already set up campsites in Bakersfield. Multiple tents are already outside the Best Buy on Rosedale Highway.
A venting gas line in the middle of the golf course in Arvin on Saturday afternoon prompted the evacuation of dozens of people at the golf club and a nearby home.
A man was arrested Friday night, accused of stalking a woman in the 4000 block of Jenkins Road.
A Delano man was gunned down in broad daylight Saturday in the intersection of Albany Street and Cecil Avenue.
November is National Adoption Awareness Month, and Friday marked Kern County's 12th annual National Adoption Day celebration.
After crews pulled a man's body from the Kern River, sheriff officials are trying to determine who the victim is -- and how he ended up in the river.
The Department of Human Services was evacuated due to the bomb threat, but Bakersfield police said they haven't found anything.
Following President Barack Obama’s immigration announcement on Thursday, some residents in Kern County celebrated. But one celebration, outside Congressman Kevin McCarthy’s office, was also a protest.