A man will face charges after robbing a woman at knifepoint and leading officers on a high-speed chase, according to Bakersfield Police.
A home in northwest Bakersfield went up in flames early Thursday morning.
On a 4-3 vote, a divided Bakersfield City Council chose to continue its discussion on an ordinance against what it called "aggressive solicitation" by panhandlers, but the actual ordinance was not approved.
Two beavers have made an unexpected appearance in a Bakersfield parking lot.
A businessman who lost $500,000 on table games at a Las Vegas casino on Super Bowl weekend is arguing that he shouldn't have to pay because he was blackout drunk.
With dozens of deadly accidents in the last year, a special new committee is looking at how to make local streets safer for bike riders, walkers and bus riders.
A Kern County sheriff's deputy charged in the deaths of two pedestrians in Oildale told lawyers he had no idea how fast he was traveling at the time of the crash. This and other details are contained in a civil deposition obtained by Eyewitness News.
The Kern County Sheriff's Office released a photo Wednesday of the man suspected in a Wasco drive-by shooting a day earlier.
A Kern County jury found a man guilty Tuesday of sexually abusing young girls who are related to his wife.
A man allegedly fleeing on foot from a California Highway Patrol officer was hit by two hit-and-run vehicles on Interstate 5.
A San Francisco bar is banning Google Glass over concerns that the Internet-connected, head-mounted computer will be used to record customers.
"We don't know if the baby is in remission ... but it looks like that," said Dr. Yvonne Bryson, an infectious disease specialist at Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA who consulted on the girl's care.
Oakland officials have scaled back plans for a surveillance center that critics worried could threaten residents' privacy.
Authorities say unemployment and drug addiction have spurred an increase in the destructive practice of cutting off the knobby growths at the base of ancient redwood trees to make decorative pieces like lacey-grained coffee tables and wall clocks.
A scheduled hearing that would've required Jennifer Crisp to defend her own guilty plea in connection with the Crisp and Cole mortgage fraud scheme has been cancelled, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.