The alleged shooter, a 16-year-old boy, missed the beginning of school before interrupting a science class, armed with a shotgun and "numerous" 12-gauge shotgun shells, Kern County Sheriff Donny Youngblood said.
In a giant leap from more than 24 miles up, a daredevil skydiver shattered the sound barrier Sunday while making the highest jump ever. For years before that, however, Felix Baumgartner trained in Kern County.
More problems are reported in the area of the deadly oil field sinkhole near Taft. Eyewitness News has obtained more photos of fluid and steam coming to the surface, and state officials have banned steam injection in a wider area.
After an alleged bullying incident involving fourth-graders, the Taft City School District will look at anti-bullying programs for even younger students. Administrators say they just found out about the alleged situation at Roosevelt Elementary...