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Apr 30, 2013 at 3:23 PM
A Bakersfield woman was arrested Tuesday on allegations of counterfeiting U.S. currency.
Apr 30, 2013 at 10:22 AM
A reputed gangster and shooting suspect was arrested early Tuesday following a SWAT standoff with police.
Apr 30, 2013 at 2:40 PM
A government watchdog is criticizing an official's decision to grant a Central California American Indian tribe federal recognition, which gave it the right to federal benefits and a reservation where it could pursue a casino.
Apr 30, 2013 at 11:17 AM
The Kern County coroner's office said late Monday that Alfredo Jesus Jacobo died in September of blunt-force traumatic injuries to his head and face. He died Sept. 22 at Children's Hospital Central California north of Fresno, but the injuries were...
Apr 30, 2013 at 11:17 AM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — An 8-month-old baby's death has turned into a homicide investigation.

The Kern County coroner's office said late Monday that Alfredo Jesus Jacobo died in September of blunt-force traumatic injuries to...
Apr 30, 2013 at 10:58 AM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A woman is hospitalized with injuries that could be life-threatening after being hit by a car in central Bakersfield.

The accident happened around 8:15 p.m. Monday in the 300 block of A...
Apr 30, 2013 at 10:55 AM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A pedestrian died Monday after he was hit by an SUV in central Bakersfield.

The crash happened around 9 a.m. when 63-year-old Timothy Walker was crossing Union Avenue near 9th Street. Police said the...
Apr 30, 2013 at 10:43 AM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A proposed three-year rate hike by California Water Service was soundly denounced by its customers at a hearing held by the California Public Utilities Commission in Bakersfield.

Among other things, rate...
Apr 30, 2013 at 10:22 AM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A reputed gangster and shooting suspect was arrested early Tuesday following a SWAT standoff with police.

James Lamar Thomas, 26, was wanted in connection with a shooting that happened around 1 a.m....
Apr 29, 2013 at 6:06 PM
So-called synthetic marijuana is banned under both federal and state law, but some local parents are contending it's still being sold to their kids, and it has devastating effects.
Apr 29, 2013 at 11:36 PM
A woman is hospitalized with injuries that could be life-threatening after being hit by a car in central Bakersfield.
Apr 29, 2013 at 10:27 AM
It's been a dry winter for California, and temperatures will start to heat up soon. That has fire crews gearing up for what could be a tough summer. Kern County crews are keeping an eye on the weather, and checking the condition of grasses and ...
Apr 29, 2013 at 8:32 PM
A prostitution sting on Union Avenue led to 22 arrests of men who investigators said were soliciting acts of prostitution.
Apr 29, 2013 at 3:08 PM
A utility rate hike was passed Monday by the City Council despite a petition effort by citizens opposing the increase.
Apr 29, 2013 at 12:33 PM
The crash happened around 9 a.m. when the man was crossing Union Avenue near 9th Street.