The Kern County Coroner's Office rules the death of a 7-month-old on Thanksgiving weekend is a homicide. But as 17 News learned that does not mean the baby was murdered.
Police officers met with 49 students who miss school too often. Authorities say truancies not only affect the student but the community as well.
Growers say the hold ensures California-quality fruit. Several farms are already looking at shipping fruit to juicers instead of packers, because of the freeze.
A 24-year-old man was sentenced to 29 years behind bars Wednesday morning for beating a Bakersfield woman to death with a baseball bat.
Bakersfield Police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 3100 block of Stine Road Saturday. The call was for a baby not breathing.
KGET TV-17 is teaming up with Children's Miracle Network to raise money to equip the new children's emergency room at the Lauren Small Children's Medical Center at Memorial Hospital.
Bakersfield City School District teachers are demanding a raise. Although negotiations are still in the works, they say there hasn't been any progress.
The Panama Buena Vista School District finalized the new boundaries for the district Tuesday night.
There are new recommendations for growers and packers, after concerns over freezing temperatures damaging fruit.
Bakersfield Police say Montrice Maize, 26, was arrested Monday in the 2000 block of Niles Street.