Dvontae Pink, 22, was convicted of 11 felonies stemming from the shooting death of Floyd Bean Jr. in February 2013.
Bakersfield police say 35-year-old Cesar Navejar is accused of touching a 17-year-old girl inappropriately with his hands inside her cell.
17 News has learned Kern County Fire Chief Brian Marshall sent a letter to Arvin residents evacuated due to a field gas leak earlier this year.
Gluten-free diets are all the rage these days. But while some people cut certain foods because of an intolerance, others avoid it because it could kill them.
Bakersfield police say the filing deadline is November 13, 2014. Applicants must possess a valid California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate by the filing deadline.
The city shelter and the Bakersfield SPCA are teaming up for a special adoption promotion for November.
The utility says a variety of 'budget suckers' account for about 10 percent of an average household's energy bill.
The Kern County Fire Department has provided some safety tips to keep in mind this Halloween season.
Stay-at-home mom Cherie Willis loves Halloween and creating scary decorations from recycled goods. But what scares her most is families in town going hungry. So for the second year she's created a haunted maze on her lawn and is inviting the community to come inside as long as they bring a canned good to donate.
The McFarland Police Department will host a trick-or-treating event at their station on Oct. 30.