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Jun 15, 2011 at 5:45 PM
UPDATE: Ricky Lynn Wallis was arrested around 1 p.m. Wednesday in Earlimart. The original story is below. __ Authorities are looking for an escaped inmate. Ricky Lynn Wallis, 52, was found missing around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday from the Minimum Support...
Jun 15, 2011 at 12:14 PM
Authorities are looking for an escaped inmate. Ricky Lynn Wallis, 52, was found missing around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday from the Minimum Support Facility portion of North Kern State Prison in Delano.
Jun 24, 2010 at 7:41 PM
More than 600 tons of wood chips were involved in fire Thursday afternoon at Delano Energy on Pond Road. Fire crews used water and foam to extinguish the fire as plant operators used loaders to separate unburned wood chips that are used as fuel in...
Jun 11, 2010 at 11:51 AM
A sex offender who admitted to killing two California teenagers is sharing a prison unit with cult leader Charles Manson and other notorious inmates.
May 18, 2010 at 5:22 PM
Delano is the temporary home for a sex offender who gained national attention for killing two teenage girls in the San Diego area. John Albert Gardner III was transferred Tuesday from San Diego County Jail to North Kern State Prison, according to...
Dec 14, 2009 at 7:45 PM
The staff at North Kern State Prison is trying to spread some holiday cheer to needy children enrolled in the Delano Association for the Developmentally Disabled (DADD), Infant Development Program. Staff will be delivering holiday gifts to some of...
Jun 24, 2009 at 8:12 AM
Phil Spector is hoping to get a few comforts of home in his new prison cell, and a television, iPod and computer access are at the top of his list.
Jun 10, 2009 at 10:46 PM
A mug shot of Phil Spector released Wednesday reveals that prison has been a hair-raising experience for the legendary music producer.
Apr 1, 2009 at 5:38 PM
The head of California's prison system says the department is preparing plans to build space for 2,800 inmates and will ask for legislative approval soon. Plans call for new cellblocks for 900 inmates each at Kern Valley and North Kern state prisons near Delano.
Jun 4, 2008 at 11:50 AM