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May 2, 2013 at 2:00 PM
The teenage daughter of a woman who just revealed she abandoned her family 11 years ago said Thursday the disclosure has angered her and she is not eager to restart their relationship.
May 2, 2013 at 9:49 AM
While 97 percent of the respondents believe steroids cause negative health effects, just 19 percent think steroid use is a big problem among high school students
May 1, 2013 at 5:11 PM
Synthetic marijuana, often known as "spice," is affecting not only young drug users, but even pregnant mothers. Doctors at Kern Medical Center treated one confirmed case, and they suspect others. The physicians will present a paper on the issue at a...
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 28, 2013 at 4:34 PM
California lawmakers are attempting to stay ahead of science fiction-style technology as increasingly nimble unmanned aircraft are considered for use in tracking fleeing suspects and monitoring crowded public spaces.
Apr 26, 2013 at 1:11 PM
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A 5-year-old girl was found last week with burns "consistent with being placed in scalding water" during a Child Protective Services investigation, police said Monday.

The child was found unattended in a...
Apr 26, 2013 at 12:57 PM

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Some Oildale shop owners are worried about what will open up in a now-closed medical marijuana dispensary. One merchant has heard it will house a so-called "sweepstakes cafe," and he thinks that would bring...
Apr 25, 2013 at 5:50 PM
The Colorado Court of Appeals found there is no employment protection for medical marijuana users in the state since the drug remains barred by the federal government.
Apr 25, 2013 at 8:05 AM
The latest chapter in Justin Bieber's European tour escapade was added Thursday when Swedish police said they had found drugs and a stun gun on the pop singer's bus.
Apr 24, 2013 at 10:22 AM
Some Oildale shop owners are worried about what will open up in a now-closed medical marijuana dispensary. One merchant has heard it will house a so-called "sweepstakes cafe," and he thinks that would bring crime and problems to the area.
Apr 23, 2013 at 8:40 AM
More parents need to talk with their teens about the dangers of abusing Ritalin, Adderall and other prescription drugs, suggests a new study that finds discouraging trends on kids and drug use.
Apr 23, 2013 at 8:00 AM
The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of a longtime resident of the United States from Jamaica who was deported from the United States over possession of a small amount of marijuana.
Apr 22, 2013 at 5:12 PM
Denver police on Monday interviewed a man wanted in connection with a shooting at a weekend marijuana rally that wounded two people, but authorities did not arrest the person.
Apr 22, 2013 at 10:37 AM
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was charged in his hospital room Monday with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill, and he could get the death penalty.
Apr 20, 2013 at 5:20 PM
Gunfire erupted at a Denver park Saturday, injuring two people and sending tens of thousands gathered for an annual pot celebration fleeing the area, police said.