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Apr 26, 2013 at 12:46 PM

TEHACHAPI, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - A man was killed Friday when he was hit along Highway 58 near the Tehachapi Boulevard exit.

The man who was later identified as 32-year-old Levi Bryant, Jr.  was on foot, reportedly working on signs...
Apr 12, 2013 at 5:28 PM
A man was killed Friday when he was hit along Highway 58 near the Tehachapi Boulevard exit.
Apr 8, 2013 at 10:37 AM
Annette Funicello died on Monday at Mercy Southwest Hospital in Bakersfield, Calif., of complications from MS, the Walt Disney Co. said. She was 70.
Mar 5, 2013 at 6:20 PM
A stroke has been determined as the cause of an 87-year-old woman's death, and her family maintains they are satisfied with the actions of workers at a retirement community where she lived. But, questions are still being raised about the 911 call...
Jan 29, 2013 at 1:51 PM
A 50-year-old Northern California woman is in critical condition after authorities say her boyfriend accidentally ran over her with a truck.
Jan 20, 2013 at 3:58 PM
A Bakersfield mother and father are behind bars while investigators determine what caused what they are calling the 'suspicious' death of a 3-month-old baby.
Dec 3, 2012 at 9:26 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Bakersfield's Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center and San Francisco-based Dignity Health are teaming to provide a higher level of cancer care in Kern County.

The organizations announced a partnership...
Dec 3, 2012 at 2:12 PM
Bakersfield's Comprehensive Blood & Cancer Center and San Francisco-based Dignity Health are teaming to provide a higher level of cancer care in Kern County.
Oct 2, 2012 at 5:12 PM

Mercy & Memorial Hospitals invites you to be happy, healthy and dazzling with a free event open to women of all ages.

Spirit Girls' Night Out is Thursday, Oct. 4 from 6-9 p.m. The annual event is at JC's Place, 1901 Chester Ave., and...
Oct 1, 2012 at 5:05 PM

The Art for Healing Program at Mercy Hospital is planning an Autumn Art Fest. There will be pieces for sale and a silent auction with proceeds that benefit Art for Healing at Mercy Hospitals. This program brings art to the bedside of patients...
Aug 20, 2012 at 6:44 PM
A Taft child who was sickened by methamphetamine is out of the hospital, and her mother has been found. But, Taft police are still investigating how the toddler came in contact with the drug.
Jul 20, 2012 at 4:15 PM

The emergency room at Mercy Southwest has eight new patient rooms. Construction started a year ago on the $2 million expansion project. The total number of beds in that unit now stands at 21.
Hospital officials say the addition means a more...
Jul 16, 2012 at 8:21 PM
Critics complain the company administering the large health plan for Kern County employees has a serious conflict of interest.
Jul 14, 2012 at 10:12 AM

An 8-year-old boy died early Saturday in southwest Bakersfield.

The child had been treated recently for medical issues, according to police. But, because of his age and the fact the cause of death is unknown at this time, detectives...
Jul 14, 2012 at 10:07 AM
The coroner's office said Monday that it had completed an autopsy on Damien Wilson, but results wouldn't be available until test results came back.