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.
Greyhound Bus is not at fault in a 2010 deadly crash in Fresno that killed six people, including the driver and two passengers, a jury ruled Tuesday.
Two women are suspected of going onto a school campus and assaulting a pair of teenage girls who the women say had been bullying their son, police said Tuesday.
A 29-year-old woman was kidnapped and is possibly being held for ransom, police said.
A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who shot a brown pelican that was found wounded in Southern California.
Organic food company Amy's Kitchen has voluntarily recalled about 74,000 cases of frozen and prepackaged products containing spinach.
A Kern County man is accused of possessing stolen farm and construction equipment from Kern, Tulare, Kings and Fresno counties.
A hit-and-run crash damaged a gate at the Seven Oaks neighborhood and left a chemical spill for the Bakersfield Fire Department to deal with.
Finding a job near home is getting harder for millions of American workers. And long commutes are especially tough on the poor and on blacks and Hispanics.
A pair of Bakersfield schools on separate sides of town were placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon.
A woman who spent 22 years on death row in her son's killing tearfully described Tuesday how she suffered twin tragedies in losing her young child and being the victim of a "blatant miscarriage of justice."