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Law enforcement say hospital lockdowns have been lifted - KERO 23ABC News
Law enforcement say hospital lockdowns have been lifted  KERO 23ABC News

BAKERSFIELD, CALIF. — Officers with the Bakersfield Police Department responded to a report of an active shooter at Memorial Hospital just after 1:36 p.m. on ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Camp Fire shooting: Officers kill wanted man inside California wildfire evacuation zone - USA TODAY
Camp Fire shooting: Officers kill wanted man inside California wildfire evacuation zone  USA TODAY

REDDING, California – Multiple deputies were involved in an incident Thursday where a 48-year-old wanted felon was shot and killed after a high-speed pursuit ...


Posted on Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



In Quarters: Bakersfield, CA, Fire Station No. 8 - Firehouse.com
In Quarters: Bakersfield, CA, Fire Station No. 8  Firehouse.com

Renovations at Bakersfield Fire Station No. 8 include a new exercise room, separate turnout storage space, a reconfigured dorm room and bathroom area for ...


Posted on Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Tarina Fire nearly half contained by firefighters - The Bakersfield Californian
Tarina Fire nearly half contained by firefighters  The Bakersfield Californian

The Tarina Fire that started Friday at Breckenridge Road near Tarina Court has continued to grow.


Posted on Sat, 04 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fires across California force 250,000 from their homes; 9 dead, 6,700 structures destroyed - USA TODAY
Fires across California force 250,000 from their homes; 9 dead, 6,700 structures destroyed  USA TODAY

The northern California town of Paradise was largely destroyed by a fast-moving fire in a state wracked by three wind-driven wildfires that continued to gain ...


Posted on Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Kern County firefighter injured in water fire near Digier Canyon - The Bakersfield Californian
Kern County firefighter injured in water fire near Digier Canyon  The Bakersfield Californian

A firefighter from the Kern County Fire Department was injured Wednesday while fighting the water fire near Digier Canyon, according to the Kern County Fire ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Partially burned body found in car during vehicle fire in South Bakersfield - KERO 23ABC News
Partially burned body found in car during vehicle fire in South Bakersfield  KERO 23ABC News

Bakersfield Police responded to a vehicle fire at about 3:30 a.m. on Friday, July 27 to assist the fire department near 800 Karma Court. According to BPD, after ...


Posted on Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



What your Northern California firefighters are doing in the wildfires - ABC10.com KXTV
What your Northern California firefighters are doing in the wildfires  ABC10.com KXTV

Here are the Northern California firefighters that are combating some of these deadly wildfires.


Posted on Mon, 30 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Grass fire in Kettleman City burns over 2000 acres - KERO 23ABC News
Grass fire in Kettleman City burns over 2000 acres  KERO 23ABC News

According to ABC30, the Kings County Fire Department is battling a large grass fire that has forced the closure of Highway 41 between Interstate 5 and Highway ...


Posted on Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters brace for busy Fourth of July, ready with fireworks hotline - Bakersfield Now
Firefighters brace for busy Fourth of July, ready with fireworks hotline  Bakersfield Now

BAKERSFIELD, Calf. (KBAK/KBFX) – Local firefighters will be busy this Fourth of July looking for unsafe and illegal use of fireworks.The Bakersfield and Kern ...


Posted on Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



80-year-old woman presses gas pedal instead of brake, crashes into Dollar Tree - KERO 23ABC News
80-year-old woman presses gas pedal instead of brake, crashes into Dollar Tree  KERO 23ABC News

UPDATE (Feb. 6, 4:45 p.m.) Bakersfield Police reported that an 80-year-old woman pressed on the gas pedal instead of the brake and reported minor injuries.


Posted on Tue, 06 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Bakersfield Fire Review Incident Body Went Unnoticed - Firefighter Video News - Firehouse.com
Bakersfield Fire Review Incident Body Went Unnoticed - Firefighter Video News  Firehouse.com

The Bakersfield Fire Department is reviewing their actions after a deadly fire in east Bakersfield last week. A dead body was found in the burned building more ...


Posted on Thu, 01 Mar 2018 12:41:45 GMT



Central Bakersfield barbershop catches fire twice overnight - Bakersfield Now
Central Bakersfield barbershop catches fire twice overnight  Bakersfield Now

Bakersfield Police are investigating a fire that had firefighters putting out flames twice Monday morning.The initial call came in around midnight at the building on ...


Posted on Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Local firefighters share insight on natural disasters, the job - Tehachapi News
Local firefighters share insight on natural disasters, the job  Tehachapi News

Challenging, rewarding and dynamic. These are all words that can describe the life of a firefighter. But it isn't just a job for a firefighter; it's their life each day.


Posted on Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Bakersfield CA Fire Chief Anthony Galagaza Promotion Firefighters - Firehouse.com
Bakersfield CA Fire Chief Anthony Galagaza Promotion Firefighters  Firehouse.com

Anthony Galagaza was officially promoted to Bakersfield Fire Chief on Monday and replaces Doug Greener, who retired at the end of June.


Posted on Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Officials identify man killed in officer-involved shooting on Highway 99 - KGET 17
Officials identify man killed in officer-involved shooting on Highway 99  KGET 17

UPDATE (Aug. 27): Officials identified the man shot and killed by a 22-year veteran with California Highway Patrol, prompting Highway 99 to close for several ...


Posted on Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters battling multiple grass fires just northeast of Bakersfield - Bakersfield Now
Firefighters battling multiple grass fires just northeast of Bakersfield  Bakersfield Now

Kern County fire crews are battling multiple grass fires just northeast of the Bakersfield area.Firefighters said four separate fires broke out around 4 p.m. Friday ...


Posted on Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Apartment fire displaces residents in southwest Bakersfield - Bakersfield Now
Apartment fire displaces residents in southwest Bakersfield  Bakersfield Now

Some people will be without a home after an apartment fire in southwest Bakersfield.The Bakersfield Fire department said the fire broke out Sunday morning ...


Posted on Sun, 03 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Community Voices: Proud to be a Bakersfield firefighter - The Bakersfield Californian
Community Voices: Proud to be a Bakersfield firefighter  The Bakersfield Californian

It was a considerably early morning alarm next to my bed that woke me, as has been the case throughout my profession, but on this day, it was to assist.


Posted on Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Old River Road to be shut down after rollover crash - Bakersfield Now
Old River Road to be shut down after rollover crash  Bakersfield Now

A woman has been taken to the hospital Thursday evening after her car crashed on Old River Road in southwest Bakersfield.Bakersfield officers say the car was ...


Posted on Fri, 31 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Two BPD officers involved in Heart Hospital shooting receive clean incident review - The Bakersfield Californian
Two BPD officers involved in Heart Hospital shooting receive clean incident review  The Bakersfield Californian

The Bakersfield Police Department Critical Incident Review Board has determined that all shots fired by officers in a confrontation last December with a gunman ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



‘Mass shooting’ in Bakersfield as gunman kills wife, several others - The Fresno Bee
‘Mass shooting’ in Bakersfield as gunman kills wife, several others  The Fresno Bee

Six people were shot and killed Wednesday night in Bakersfield in what the Kern County Sheriff's Office called a “mass shooting,” according to The Bakersfield ...


Posted on Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Tarina Fire burns nearly 3000 acres near Breckenridge Road - Bakersfield Now
Tarina Fire burns nearly 3000 acres near Breckenridge Road  Bakersfield Now

UPDATE (9:29 a.m. Aug 6): Cal Fire says this fire, the Tarina Fire, is now fully contained at 2950 acres.Previous updates are below for this fire that broke out Aug.


Posted on Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



False active shooter alert at Mercy SW exposed positives and negatives - The Bakersfield Californian
False active shooter alert at Mercy SW exposed positives and negatives  The Bakersfield Californian

A nurse had just helped deliver a baby when a report of an active shooter was announced at Mercy Hospital Southwest.


Posted on Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



23 dead in California's Camp Fire; blaze is most destructive in state's modern history - KERO 23ABC News
23 dead in California's Camp Fire; blaze is most destructive in state's modern history  KERO 23ABC News

The death toll in the Camp Fire in Northern California has risen to 23 with the discovery Saturday of 14 more sets of remains, Butte County Sheriff and Coroner ...


Posted on Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Kern County CA Firefighters Funding Changes Union Contract - Firefighter News - Firehouse.com
Kern County CA Firefighters Funding Changes Union Contract - Firefighter News  Firehouse.com

A report has called for major changes at the Kern County Fire Department ahead of union negotiations.


Posted on Wed, 10 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT



COMMUNITY VOICES: Police chief, fire chief urge yes on N vote - The Bakersfield Californian
COMMUNITY VOICES: Police chief, fire chief urge yes on N vote  The Bakersfield Californian

As many readers may know, Measure N is on the Nov. 6 ballot within the city of Bakersfield. The City Council placed Measure N on the ballot after gathering ...


Posted on Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Families displaced after apartment fire in east Bakersfield - Bakersfield Now
Families displaced after apartment fire in east Bakersfield  Bakersfield Now

Several families will be without a home Wednesday after an apartment fire in east Bakersfield destroyed several units.The Kern County Fire department says the ...


Posted on Wed, 30 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



2 workers hurt when 55-gallon drum explodes in north Bakersfield - Bakersfield Now
2 workers hurt when 55-gallon drum explodes in north Bakersfield  Bakersfield Now

UPDATE: A Kern County Fire Department spokesman said a 55-gallon drum exploded in the back of a building operated byNuSil. Two workers were injured.


Posted on Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire burns down garage in south Bakersfield - Bakersfield Now
Fire burns down garage in south Bakersfield  Bakersfield Now

Both Kern County and Bakersfield fire crews battled a fire Sunday at a home in south Bakersfield.Crews were called out around 3 p.m. to a house in the 400 ...


Posted on Sun, 25 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



CITY OF CALIFORNIA CITY Code Red | News - Mojave Desert News
CITY OF CALIFORNIA CITY Code Red | News  Mojave Desert News

PREFACE: CODE RED, an emergency notification, when seconds count, keeps the residents informed. This is happening in the City of California City (City), Fire ...


Posted on Thu, 14 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Livestock and homes threatened by Oildale Incident Fire - KERO 23ABC News
Livestock and homes threatened by Oildale Incident Fire  KERO 23ABC News

UPDATE (Oct. 9 11:15 p.m.): A GoFundMe has been set up for Denise and Ted Jackson, who lost their home, cars, horse stable and several horses.


Posted on Mon, 09 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Fire chars Mt. Vernon Avenue office building - The Bakersfield Californian
Fire chars Mt. Vernon Avenue office building  The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield firefighters worked to control a blaze on Mt Vernon Avenue Sunday evening that consumed a commercial office building and did more than $700000 ...


Posted on Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Three pedestrian-involved accidents reported in Bakersfield this morning - KGET 17
Three pedestrian-involved accidents reported in Bakersfield this morning  KGET 17

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Local law enforcement officials responded to at least three pedestrian-involved crashes, the most notable a multi-vehicle crash on ...


Posted on Thu, 04 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Call Fire burning in Kern County - KGET 17
Call Fire burning in Kern County  KGET 17

Call Fire updates: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6155/


Posted on Sun, 19 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



9 1 dead after motorcycle crash in Oildale - Bakersfield Now
9 1 dead after motorcycle crash in Oildale  Bakersfield Now

A motorcyclist is dead after a hit and run crash on Oil Drive and Roberts Lane in Oildale.According to California Highway Patrol's incident report the motorcyclist ...


Posted on Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Authorities: No emergency in Kern County, despite TV alerts - Bakersfield Now
Authorities: No emergency in Kern County, despite TV alerts  Bakersfield Now

An alert blasted across TV screens Thursday, falsely warning Kern County residents to evacuate.Matt Redstone, fire engineer with the Kern County Fire ...


Posted on Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Bakersfield police: 3 arrested for pair of carjacking, robbery incidents - Bakersfield Now
Bakersfield police: 3 arrested for pair of carjacking, robbery incidents  Bakersfield Now

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – Police have arrested a man and two juveniles for allegedly carrying out a pair of robberies and carjackings. A woman and ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



LOIS HENRY: Bakersfield Fire Department to use aerial drones in fight against illegal fireworks this July 4th - The Bakersfield Californian
LOIS HENRY: Bakersfield Fire Department to use aerial drones in fight against illegal fireworks this July 4th  The Bakersfield Californian

Fair warning to all of you planning to shoot off illegal fireworks this 4th of July: L.O.I.S. will be watching.


Posted on Tue, 23 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT



With smoke from wildfires, valley air quality looks unpredictable for near future - The Bakersfield Californian
With smoke from wildfires, valley air quality looks unpredictable for near future  The Bakersfield Californian

With wildfires burning throughout the state, in addition to recent local grass fires, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District continues to warn the public ...


Posted on Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



I-5 reopens with restrictions in Shasta County, as Delta Fire approaches 50,000 acres - The Sacramento Bee
I-5 reopens with restrictions in Shasta County, as Delta Fire approaches 50,000 acres  The Sacramento Bee

A 45-mile stretch of Interstate 5 in Shasta County, California, has reopened with restrictions as the Delta Fire continues to rage. The wildfire has consumed ...


Posted on Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Suspect identified in officer-involved shooting in South Bakersfield - KERO 23ABC News
Suspect identified in officer-involved shooting in South Bakersfield  KERO 23ABC News

BPD say two officers stopped a black Kia Forte in the 5200 block of S. Union Avenue just after 4:00 a.m for a traffic violation. They say Reyes was one of four ...


Posted on Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Man off overpass in incident that snarled Hwy 99 traffic for hours - KMPH Fox 26
Man off overpass in incident that snarled Hwy 99 traffic for hours  KMPH Fox 26

UPDATE: Police got the man off the overpass shortly before 2:30 p.m., and traffic should resume to normal.---UPDATE: Police said about 1:30 p.m. that 99 ...


Posted on Thu, 16 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Man accused of opening fire at Bakersfield hospital to be examined by second psychiatrist - The Bakersfield Californian
Man accused of opening fire at Bakersfield hospital to be examined by second psychiatrist  The Bakersfield Californian

A Kern County judge on Wednesday granted a request by defense counsel to have a second psychiatrist examine a 44-year-old man accused of opening fire at ...


Posted on Wed, 11 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



BPD's high-stakes Crisis Negotiations Team saves lives - The Bakersfield Californian
BPD's high-stakes Crisis Negotiations Team saves lives  The Bakersfield Californian

What thoughts must have been going through the man's mind as he stood on the wrong side of the safety fence that separates pedestrians from the deadly ...


Posted on Sat, 25 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Security guard opens fire during armed robbery in central Bakersfield; hits suspect - KERO 23ABC News
Security guard opens fire during armed robbery in central Bakersfield; hits suspect  KERO 23ABC News

A shooting at a Metro PCS on Chester Avenue caused two people to be sent to the hospital just before 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 30. At about 5:57 p.m. two ...


Posted on Thu, 30 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



S. California fire burned 100s more homes, official predicts - The Bakersfield Californian
S. California fire burned 100s more homes, official predicts  The Bakersfield Californian

MALIBU, Calif. — Some residents who fled Southern California's huge wildfire were allowed to return home Monday but hundreds of thousands remained under ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Bakersfield Fire Department investigating suspicious house fire - Bakersfield Now
Bakersfield Fire Department investigating suspicious house fire  Bakersfield Now

The Bakersfield Fire Department is investigating a suspicioushouse fire in southwest Bakersfield.The fire broke out around 2:30 a.m. at an apartment complex on ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT



The state wants its cake in second major legal action against Tastries Bakery - The Bakersfield Californian
The state wants its cake in second major legal action against Tastries Bakery  The Bakersfield Californian

Earlier this year, when Kern County Superior Court Judge David Lampe ruled that Tastries Bakery owner Cathy Miller can continue to refuse to make wedding ...


Posted on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Ferguson Fire: Firefighters make progress toward suppression - ABC10.com KXTV
Ferguson Fire: Firefighters make progress toward suppression  ABC10.com KXTV

Tactical burns from firefighters are being to help make progression toward suppression in the Ferguson Fire.


Posted on Mon, 30 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



A black firefighter was conducting safety inspections. A resident called police - Sacramento Bee
A black firefighter was conducting safety inspections. A resident called police  Sacramento Bee

Kevin Moore, a black Oakland firefighter, was conducting fire inspections in the Oakland Hills area, looking for wildfire hazards such as dead plants, when he ...


Posted on Wed, 27 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Brown asks Trump for wildfire aid as state battles 17 blazes - Bakersfield Now
Brown asks Trump for wildfire aid as state battles 17 blazes  Bakersfield Now

Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday called on President Donald Trump to help California fight and recover from another devastating wildfire season.Brown, who ...


Posted on Sat, 04 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Police patrol car involved in collision in east Bakersfield - Bakersfield Now
Police patrol car involved in collision in east Bakersfield  Bakersfield Now

A police patrol car was involved in a collision Saturday in east Bakersfield. Police said the patrol car collided with a white pickup truck at Monterey and Tulare ...


Posted on Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters suffering from PTSD reach alarming heights - KERO 23ABC News
Firefighters suffering from PTSD reach alarming heights  KERO 23ABC News

It's a day Kern County Fire Captain Derek Robinson can't seem to get out of his mind. "That's the most recent one that will probably haunt me for the rest of my ...


Posted on Fri, 02 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Two people die in single-car crash on Highway 99 - Bakersfield Now
Two people die in single-car crash on Highway 99  Bakersfield Now

UPDATE: The Kern County coroner on Thursday, Oct. 11, identified the people killed in this crash as 56-year-old Raul Hinojosa Sr. and 25-year-old Serena ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Thousand Oaks makes 307 mass shootings in 311 days - USA TODAY
Thousand Oaks makes 307 mass shootings in 311 days  USA TODAY

A rampage at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, became the 307th mass shooting in the U.S. this year.


Posted on Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



I-5 at the Grapevine reopens after overnight fiery crash - Bakersfield Now
I-5 at the Grapevine reopens after overnight fiery crash  Bakersfield Now

UPDATE (8:32 a.m. Wednesday): Caltrans says traffic is still backed up about 8 miles, warning to expect delays as traffic clears.Previous updates are below.


Posted on Tue, 08 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Reports: Man offered boy $20 to help with work, then molested him - The Bakersfield Californian
Reports: Man offered boy $20 to help with work, then molested him  The Bakersfield Californian

A Bakersfield boy who agreed to help a stranger with what he believed would be yard work ended up in a struggle to escape after the man began sexually ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Convicted arsonist receives year in jail, suspected arsonist scheduled to begin trial - The Bakersfield Californian
Convicted arsonist receives year in jail, suspected arsonist scheduled to begin trial  The Bakersfield Californian

A man who set fire to a south Bakersfield apartment has been sentenced to a year in jail and five years' probation, according to court records.


Posted on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Woman struck by car, killed in southwest Bakersfield - Bakersfield Now
Woman struck by car, killed in southwest Bakersfield  Bakersfield Now

UPDATE: The Kern County coroner on Friday, April 27, identified thispedestrian as 41-year-oldTracy Lee Bergeron.---BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - A ...


Posted on Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Department sends LOIS sky high to scout out illegal fireworks - The Bakersfield Californian
Fire Department sends LOIS sky high to scout out illegal fireworks  The Bakersfield Californian

When July 4 rolls around, firefighters know they're usually outnumbered. That's why they're glad this year that they have LOIS.


Posted on Tue, 04 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT



Terrifying moments after gunman blasted his way inside Bakersfield hospital detailed in court documents - The Bakersfield Californian
Terrifying moments after gunman blasted his way inside Bakersfield hospital detailed in court documents  The Bakersfield Californian

As she left work Dec. 1, a hospital employee saw someone she took for a transient sitting on a curb just outside the door, a dog next to him.


Posted on Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Contaminated walk-in patient at Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley prompts quarantine - Tehachapi News
Contaminated walk-in patient at Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley prompts quarantine  Tehachapi News

An individual exposed to a substance believed to have been used as an insecticide at a Stallion Springs farm walked into Adventist Health Tehachapi Valley at ...


Posted on Thu, 24 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Child hurt as Arvin woman arrested in suspected DUI crash - Bakersfield Now
Child hurt as Arvin woman arrested in suspected DUI crash  Bakersfield Now

An Arvin woman was arrested early Tuesday for crashing while allegedly under the influence and leaving a 2-year-old girl in her car with major injuries.Evelyn ...


Posted on Tue, 07 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Woman who set man of fire, killing him, gets time served - Bakersfield Now
Woman who set man of fire, killing him, gets time served  Bakersfield Now

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – A woman who set a man on fire was sentenced Monday to time served.Kely Renee Garcia was previously convicted of ...


Posted on Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Man hospitalized after being struck by train in South Bakersfield - KGET 17
Man hospitalized after being struck by train in South Bakersfield  KGET 17

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man was hospitalized with what officials referred to as moderate-to-major injuries after being hit by a train in South Bakersfield.


Posted on Sun, 15 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Squatters could be to blame for Oildale house fire - Bakersfield Now
Squatters could be to blame for Oildale house fire  Bakersfield Now

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – Squatters could be to blame for a kitchen fire in what should've been a vacant house Monday morning.A Kern County Fire ...


Posted on Mon, 07 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Accused Heart Hospital shooter likely to remain hospitalized another six months with gunshot wound, attorney says - The Bakersfield Californian
Accused Heart Hospital shooter likely to remain hospitalized another six months with gunshot wound, attorney says  The Bakersfield Californian

The man accused of shooting out a glass door at Bakersfield Heart Hospital and threatening people inside will likely remain hospitalized another six months, his ...


Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Residents displaced after apartment fire in southwest Bakersfield - Bakersfield Now
Residents displaced after apartment fire in southwest Bakersfield  Bakersfield Now

A Bakersfield family living in an apartment complex near Valhalla Drive and Belle Terrace is out of their home Friday after an apartment fire.It happened just ...


Posted on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Two people injured in crash in south Bakersfield - Bakersfield Now
Two people injured in crash in south Bakersfield  Bakersfield Now

Two people were injured in a crash Saturday in south Bakersfield.The crash happened around 4:15 p.m. in the area of South P Street and Ming Avenue.


Posted on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Kern County Fire aiding in southern California firefights - KERO 23ABC News
Kern County Fire aiding in southern California firefights  KERO 23ABC News

UPDATE (12/8/17 9:35 a.m.): As of Friday morning Kern County Fire said they have 120 personnel throughout the state of California helping with the wildfires, ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Bakersfield police release composite image of sexual assault suspect - Bakersfield Now
Bakersfield police release composite image of sexual assault suspect  Bakersfield Now

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – Police on Friday released a composite image of a sexual assault suspect.Police said the victim was picked up last ...


Posted on Fri, 17 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



City of Bakersfield announces data breach from hacked Click2Gov system - The Bakersfield Californian
City of Bakersfield announces data breach from hacked Click2Gov system  The Bakersfield Californian

The city of Bakersfield has reported that a “cyber-security incident” may have compromised the personal and financial information of those who used the city's ...


Posted on Mon, 12 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Man shot by CHP approached with a knife, tried forcing his way into multiple vehicles on Highway 99, KCSO says - The Bakersfield Californian
Man shot by CHP approached with a knife, tried forcing his way into multiple vehicles on Highway 99, KCSO says  The Bakersfield Californian

A 41-year-old man shot dead by a California Highway Patrol officer last month twice advanced on the officer while armed with a knife and tried to force his way ...


Posted on Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Three workers burned when fire erupts from natural gas leak in Lost Hills - Bakersfield Now
Three workers burned when fire erupts from natural gas leak in Lost Hills  Bakersfield Now

Three workers were burned when a fire erupted from a natural gas leak in Lost Hills on Monday.The workers were taken to the hospital, but the extent of their ...


Posted on Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Man who crashed, killed young son while allegedly intoxicated is identified - Bakersfield Now
Man who crashed, killed young son while allegedly intoxicated is identified  Bakersfield Now

The California City Police Department has identified the driver of an SUV that crashed with an ambulance, killing his 4-year-old son, as 31-year-old Keith Zeldon ...


Posted on Sat, 28 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Man wanted in domestic violence incident surrenders after six-hour standoff - The Bakersfield Californian
Man wanted in domestic violence incident surrenders after six-hour standoff  The Bakersfield Californian

A Bakersfield man who police said was wanted in connection with a domestic violence incident fled officers and threatened to shoot himself but surrendered ...


Posted on Wed, 14 Mar 2018 07:00:00 GMT



THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: Applications for Via Arte are available - The Bakersfield Californian
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW: Applications for Via Arte are available  The Bakersfield Californian

Celebrate National Filet Day on Monday at Black Angus Steakhouse, which will serve a variation on a classic steakhouse dinner of a 6-ounce filet with ...


Posted on Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire Kills California Child Squatting In Storage Unit - Patch.com
Fire Kills California Child Squatting In Storage Unit  Patch.com

Child Living In Storage Unit Dies - Across California, CA - Three other people were injured in the Bakersfield fire.


Posted on Wed, 03 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Three looking to fill vacant Kern High School District Area 4 seat - The Bakersfield Californian
Three looking to fill vacant Kern High School District Area 4 seat  The Bakersfield Californian

The landscape of the race for the Kern High School District Trustee Area 4 seat has shifted significantly since August.


Posted on Mon, 01 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Bribes, kickbacks, falsifying reports: BPD officer claims corruption - Bakersfield Now
Bribes, kickbacks, falsifying reports: BPD officer claims corruption  Bakersfield Now

A Bakersfield police officer is accusing captains in the department of crime and corruption. Chris Messick said he's witnessed commanding officers break the ...


Posted on Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



As many as 20 vehicles involved in Cajon Pass pileup - Bakersfield Now
As many as 20 vehicles involved in Cajon Pass pileup  Bakersfield Now

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) Multiple vehicles have collided in dense fog on Interstate 15 in Cajon Pass about 60 miles (97 kilometers) east of Los Angeles ...


Posted on Wed, 30 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Multiple guns recovered after man attempts to evade deputies - Bakersfield Now
Multiple guns recovered after man attempts to evade deputies  Bakersfield Now

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Kern County Sheriff's deputies responded to a call of shots fired near Pioneer Drive and Edison Highway around 7:40 ...


Posted on Fri, 07 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



2 arrested in Saturday shooting incident that left 1 injured - Ridgecrest Daily Independent
2 arrested in Saturday shooting incident that left 1 injured  Ridgecrest Daily Independent

Ridgecrest police officers arrested two people over the weekend in connection with an early-hours shooting that occurred at Triple T's Tavern on East Ridgecrest ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Central Bakersfield barber shop catches fire twice Monday - KGET 17
Central Bakersfield barber shop catches fire twice Monday  KGET 17

Investigators continue to look into what caused a barber shop in Central Bakersfield to catch fire twice in one night.


Posted on Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Man stuck in palm tree in Delano rescued by firefighters - The Bakersfield Californian
Man stuck in palm tree in Delano rescued by firefighters  The Bakersfield Californian

A man trimming palm trees in Delano was clinging to the tree's trunk 40 feet above ground when firefighters arrived to rescue him Tuesday morning. The tree ...


Posted on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



High-speed pursuit leads police through East Bakersfield - The Bakersfield Californian
High-speed pursuit leads police through East Bakersfield  The Bakersfield Californian

A high-speed pursuit that started in East Bakersfield this morning ended at Highway 99 near 7th Standard Road.


Posted on Wed, 29 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Person dies in crash on Copus Road just north of Highway 166 - KGET 17
Person dies in crash on Copus Road just north of Highway 166  KGET 17

At least one person is dead following a crash on Copus Road, just west of Old River Road.


Posted on Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Firms Fined for Pesticide Incident That Sickened 92 in Bakersfield - KQED
Firms Fined for Pesticide Incident That Sickened 92 in Bakersfield  KQED

The Kern County agricultural commissioner has imposed nearly $50,000 in fines against five companies after investigating a pesticide incident that sickened 92 ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT



Crematorium mishap shoots plume of human ashes into air, San Diego officials say - Sacramento Bee
Crematorium mishap shoots plume of human ashes into air, San Diego officials say  Sacramento Bee

A National City, California, crematorium accidentally sent heavy smoke and human ashes into the air Thursday when a furnace door was accidentally left open, ...


Posted on Thu, 24 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT



SWAT standoff in SW Bakersfield ends with 2 arrests - Bakersfield Now
SWAT standoff in SW Bakersfield ends with 2 arrests  Bakersfield Now

UPDATE (2:21 a.m. Tuesday): Bakersfield police released a mugshot of 30-year-old Johnny Edward Matthews.He was arrested and booked into the Kern ...


Posted on Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Suspicious incidents involving white vans, students under investigation - Bakersfield Now
Suspicious incidents involving white vans, students under investigation  Bakersfield Now

A pair of suspicious incidents involving white vans and local students are under investigation.The most recent incident took place last weekas three Sierra ...


Posted on Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Police report: Pregnant woman had boyfriend punch her stomach repeatedly, killing baby - Bakersfield Now
Police report: Pregnant woman had boyfriend punch her stomach repeatedly, killing baby  Bakersfield Now

A baby died May 24 at Kern Medical after being pulled from the womb with a fractured skull. Police believe the baby girl's parents are to blame, but the case has ...


Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Accused hospital shooter to be examined by third psychiatrist to determine if competent to stand trial - The Bakersfield Californian
Accused hospital shooter to be examined by third psychiatrist to determine if competent to stand trial  The Bakersfield Californian

A third psychiatrist was appointed Tuesday to examine a man accused of opening fire at Bakersfield Heart Hospital during a hearing in which the man made his ...


Posted on Tue, 10 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Video: Bakersfield firefighters save dog from house fire - Bakersfield Now
Video: Bakersfield firefighters save dog from house fire  Bakersfield Now

Firefighters revived a dog they pulled from a house fire early Wednesday.Bakersfield Fire Department Battalion Chief John Frando said firefighters encountered ...


Posted on Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:13:29 GMT



ANNA SMITH: We are in crisis mode - The Bakersfield Californian
ANNA SMITH: We are in crisis mode  The Bakersfield Californian

There are many reasons to love and care about this community. I typically write about the overwhelmingly positive things that make this place great. Bakersfield ...


Posted on Sun, 23 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Man's body pulled from Kern River - Bakersfield Now
Man's body pulled from Kern River  Bakersfield Now

UPDATE: The coroner has confirmed the identity of this body as that of Frank Davis. His family previously confirmed the identity to Eyewitness News.


Posted on Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



At Bakersfield High, students 'cuss up a storm,' fight and assault staff; teachers say new disciplinary practices are to blame - The Bakersfield Californian
At Bakersfield High, students 'cuss up a storm,' fight and assault staff; teachers say new disciplinary practices are to blame  The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield High School PE teacher Terry Chapman was on the basketball court more than a year ago when he was punched in the face and tackled to the ...


Posted on Sun, 15 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Teens killed in crash on Taft Highway - Bakersfield Now
Teens killed in crash on Taft Highway  Bakersfield Now

Three teenagers were killed and two others were injured Tuesday night in a crash on Taft Highway on the southwest edge of Bakersfield.The coroner ...


Posted on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Man shot in apparent hunting accident near Carrizo Plain - The Fresno Bee
Man shot in apparent hunting accident near Carrizo Plain  The Fresno Bee

A man was shot in the shoulder late Thursday morning while he was hunting in the Caliente Mountain Range near the Carrizo Plain National Monument, officials ...


Posted on Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



 

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