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Mar 5, 2013 at 9:38 PM
Police are asking for help to identify a man who was caught on surveillance video trying to use a woman's stolen credit card at an Automated Teller Machine.
Mar 5, 2013 at 9:38 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Police are asking for help to identify a man who was caught on surveillance video trying to use a woman's stolen credit card at an Automated Teller Machine.

The suspect is described as a white man,...
Feb 13, 2013 at 9:36 PM
Buck Owens may be gone, but his namesake businesses made a strong showing in the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music nominations.
Feb 13, 2013 at 9:36 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) -- Buck Owens may be gone, but his namesake businesses and a staffer made a strong showing in the 48th Academy of Country Music nominations.

Buck Owens' Crystal Palace is nominated for Nightclub of the...
Dec 29, 2012 at 2:45 PM
As many communities continue to struggle economically, Bakersfield and the surrounding Kern County are on key national lists measuring economic vitality: No. 1 in metro area for long-term private sector job growth, No. 1 county for construction...
Nov 20, 2012 at 10:45 AM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The annual CHiPs for KiDs Toy Drive started Monday and runs through Dec. 12.

The California Highway Patrol said it aims to make the holidays brighter for disadvantaged and hospitalized children in Kern...
Nov 16, 2012 at 2:23 PM
The annual CHiPs for KiDs Toy Drive begins Monday and runs through Dec. 12. The California Highway Patrol said it aims to make the holidays brighter for disadvantaged and hospitalized children in Kern County.
Sep 6, 2012 at 10:34 AM
No one was seriously injured in two unrelated crashes Wednesday night.
Sep 6, 2012 at 10:48 AM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — No one was seriously injured in two unrelated crashes Wednesday night.

One vehicle flipped in a central Bakersfield neighborhood around 9 p.m. The SUV hit a parked car and power pole before rolling...
Aug 23, 2012 at 6:13 PM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Authorities on Thursday announced 19 arrests during a prostitution sweep.

Members of the Bakersfield Police Department/Sheriff's Department Joint Vice Task Force conducted a "prostitution suppression...
Aug 23, 2012 at 12:47 PM
Officers conducted the operation at numerous Bakersfield locations: Union Avenue, Baker Street, V Street, Buck Owens Boulevard, North Chester Avenue, Oak Street and the Highway 99 corridor.
May 8, 2012 at 4:43 PM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A man who was fleeing authorities crashed a stolen Ford Expedition on Airport Drive.

Bakersfield police were chasing the suspect Tuesday on Highway 99, but officers backed off due to heavy morning rush-hour...
May 8, 2012 at 8:24 AM
A man who was fleeing authorities crashed a stolen Ford Expedition on Airport Drive.
Mar 22, 2012 at 3:46 PM
The Bakersfield Sound will be featured starting this weekend at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Mar 6, 2012 at 6:34 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A man died overnight after he was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle.

Brandon Leslie Weaver, 30, died around 1:20 a.m. Tuesday at Kern Medical Center. He was walking the previous evening in the 3000 block...