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Three people suffered major injuries in what authorities say was a DUI crash in south Bakersfield. David Lopez, 25, of Tulare...
A 55-year-old man from Thousand Oaks camping at the Kern River was swept away by currents on Sunday and is presumed drowned. ...
A man wanted in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a 48-year-old woman on Tuesday morning was caught later that ...
A five year-old boy has died after falling into a Bakersfield canal. Dominic Valencia was reportedly walking with his mother ...
The Bakersfield City School District passed a new provision Tuesday night that would protect students against cyber bullying....
Kern County Sheriff's Office officials said a Taft-area deputy shot and killed an attacking pit bull after responding to repo...
Two family members of a San Francisco 49ers player are dead after their car is hit by a suspected drunk driver after the Supe...
A California study shows driver's licenses for illegal immigrants would make streets safer. The DMV report says unlicense...
A Bakersfield man died Tuesday after being hit by a train. The Kern County Sheriff's Office said the incident occurred aroun...
A word of advice from local firefighters about how to properly dispose of ashes, as well as some smoking safety tips.. The B...
Some careless cooking caused a home to catch fire on Wednesday. According to the Kern County Fire Department, 14 Kern County ...
The Kern County Fire Battalion Chief who was injured in a car crash while responding to a fire on Tuesday is back home restin...
An investigation continues after a home-built plane crashed near Mojave, Calif. leaving a man dead. Investigators from the Fe...
FEBRUARY 14, 2012 -- Bakersfield Police are cracking down next Saturday on unsafe motorcyclists.The safety enforcement operat...
The Kern County Fire Department said on Tuesday evening they contained 98 percent of the Antelope Fire and would continue mop...
A fire that burned vegetation on an island in the Kern River injured two people early Monday morning.According to the Kern Co...
DETROIT (AP) - Toyota is adding two Lexus SUVs to its hugerecalls for unintended acceleration. The National Highway Traffic S...
A truck driver is dead and another hurt following a fiery crash on Highway 99 that shut down a portion of the road. The morni...
A home in Oildale, Calif., was ablaze early Thursday morning.Twenty-one firefighters from the Kern County Fire Department and...
A lucky family of eight escaped uninjured when their Delano, Calif. home with no smoke alarms caught fire early Wednesday mor...
Two men are behind bars after a fatal hit and run in east Bakersfield. Anthony Saldana, 21,was either walking or riding a ska...
The Kern County Coroner indentified the driver killed when his pickup reportedly pulled in front of a big rig on Highway 166 ...
Rescue crews plucked a man from an SUV that crashed over the side of a cliff on Highway 178 Wednesday. Officials said the cr...
County Fire crews put out a fire in east Bakersfield. The call came in around 8:15 p.m. Monday from the 1300 block of El Sere...
Questions are swirling after the abrupt retirement of Kern County's top fire official.Fire Chief Nick Dunn surprised the Kern...
It's been more than 60 years since a powerful earthquake shook our region. In 1952, a 7.3 magnitude quake centered near A...
FEBRUARY 14, 2012 -- An investigation is underway after a 50-year-old man was discovered dead inside his Bakersfield home on ...
The Bakersfield Police Department announced on Thursday they will conduct DUI / Driver License Checkpoints at undisclosed loc...
Two drunk drivers are behind bars after the latest DUI-Drivers License checkpoint in Bakersfield. Police held the checkpoint ...
All summer long Kern County Fire Department crews worked to thin out vegetation and prevent fires. Now they're burning off th...
A man is dead after flipping his truck during rush hour on Highway 99. Authorities say Jorge Ruiz, 19, was driving a truck an...
Multiple fires were sparked over the weekend in Kern County, all caused by lightning.According to the Kern County Fire Depart...
A man is wanted for allegedly stabbing a 61-year old victim in central Bakersfield. It happenedTuesday afternoon around 5:15 ...
Half of a pile of 1,100 tons of hay caught fire on Thursday near Lamont, Calif. after the hay spontaneously combusted, accord...
County crews tackle a fire in Derby Acres. Over two dozen firefighters responded around 11:00 p.m. Wednesdayto the 28,000 blo...
60 percent contained -- that's the latest word from Kern County Fire as crews battle a blaze along the Grapevine. The fir...
Crews have contained the Lancer Fire near Lebec. Kern County firefighters were called to the area at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday w...
Having trouble breathing Central Valley's smog-laden air this week? There's a good reason for it and you need to know.Valley ...
FEBRUARY 14, 2012 -- Asbestos was found at another water pumping plant near the Grapevine.KERO said tests at the Wheeler Ridg...
Accidental drowning, that's the word from the Kern County coroner's office in the death of a Bakersfield woman. Dorot...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Southern California motorists had a tough morning commute thanks to cars skidding out on rainy streets. T...
Fires already ravaging Kern County's mountains and grasslands haved torched hundreds of acres, including the Key Fire, which ...
Police have recommended charges be filed against the driver who struck and killed a young Delano girl. Shaylyn Linoliar, 12,d...
Kern County Fire Department officials said they stopped seasonal burning because of this winter's unusually dry conditions.Ac...
A fire caused by a van tire blowout on Tuesday in mountain vegetation along Interstate 5 near Fort Tejon was 100-percent cont...
There's one group of law enforcement officials who won't be taking a break for Thanksgiving. The Highway Patrol says ...
City and county fire crews battled a fire at an apartment complex in East Bakersfield on Thursday, displacing several familie...
After the Range and Dog fires broke out on Saturday torching 57 acres, the Kern County Fire Department reported three other f...
The Kern County Fire Department said a battery charger used on a motorcycle battery caught a barn on fire, causing $70,00...
A Kern County sheriff's deputy is in stable condition Friday after an early morning crash Thursday morning into a guardrail t...
GORMAN, Calif. (AP) - A nearly 700-acre brushfire is burningnorth of Los Angeles but authorities say no homes are threateneda...
A fire Tuesday morning in East Bakersfield caused $10,000 in damage, while the Kern County Fire Department said they and city...
A man is in the hospital after trying to rescue a child at Isabella Lake. It happened Saturday around 12:15p.m. when a child ...
A firefighter is recovering from his injuries after battling a house fire in southeast Bakersfield.Thefirefighter suffered se...
Fire torches a commerical building in central Bakersfield. Bakersfield City fire crews rolled out to 1019 34th Street on Sat...
A Kern County firefighter is injured on a call in Taft. It happened around 6 p.m.Tuesday in the 600 block of Lucard Street wh...
A vegetation fire torched at least 160 acres on Tuesday in Walker Basin, Calif. after a cutting machine sparked the blaze.Acc...
A family of four was displaced after an apartment house caught fire in southwest Bakersfield.It happened around 7:30 a.m. Wed...
According to the Bakersfield Police Department, the driver of a Toyota died and a ten-year-old boy was injured after their ca...
Residents of an east Bakersfield home jumped to safety when a fire spread through their building.Around 12:41 Saturday mornin...
According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office an Oildale, Calif. man stabbed his own brother in the arm on Sunday night.Offic...
Three stranded tubers were rescued from an island in the Kern River after their floating device deflated on Wednesday.Accordi...
A driver is listed in stable condition after his car crashed in the Kern River Canyon on Friday. At about 6:30 a.m., a BMW d...
One person was rescued from a duplex fire on Thursday in Oildale, Calif.Kern County Fire Department officials said they recei...
Many military veterans are facing challenges behind the wheel. In fact, traffic accidents are the leading cause of death for ...
As people head out for the last three-day weekend of the summer, the Bakersfield Fire Department would like to offer some saf...
Due to the Breckenridge Complex Fire, the partial closure of Hart Park is still in effect. The northeast corner of the park,...
The Kern County Sheriff's Office describes a suspect as armed and dangerous after a fatal shooting in east Bakersfield Thursd...
The owners of a single-wide mobile home in Oildale, Calif., are now out of a place to live. A fire broke out around 2:30 p.m....
We are seeking the public's assistance in locating a vehicle that was involved in a felony hit and run collision that occ...
A Wasco, Calif., man escaped from a burning house Wednesday morning after being alerted by his neighbor of the fire. Accordin...
Bakersfield police will conduct a DUI/Driver's License checkpoint Friday at an undisclosed location in the city. Periodic...
A head-on crashFriday morningcloses Taft Highway in both directions. The accident happened around 6:45 a.m. on Highway 119 at...
A Bakersfield woman is dead after a single-vehicle accident near Buttonwillow, Calif..The 54-year-old woman is yet to be iden...
A fatal car wreck closed a busy local highway yesterday morning. After a crash involving a Chevy Impala and a big-rig, Highwa...
If you're planning on driving to Las VegasonFridayexpect some delays. Interstate 15 is a mess at the Nevada state line af...
Kern County firefighters battled a blaze that destroyed a small home and damaged a larger building in McFarland, Calif. The 4...
Touch-and-go for fire crews tackling a blaze in Wofford Heights. The call came in around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday from the 7400 bloc...
Kern County Fire Department crews were busy Thursday night and Friday morning, receiving three structure fire calls in Delano...
One person was injured when a vehicle crashed into the Kern River Canyon on Friday.On Feb. 11, at approximately 10:28 a.m., ...
Alcohol is to blame for a head-on collision in Tehachapi. The accident happened around 4p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say Daniel ...
A blow-out ends in tragedy on a Kern County roadway. Four people are dead after an accident Sunday on Highway 99 near Pond Ro...
A Tuesday fire that originally started in a Shafter home attic caused enough damage to displace a family of five.According to...
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