(KSDK) A 37-year-old Fulton, Missouri man has been charged with the murder of a 6-year-old child left in his care.
(KPRC) Five Houston, Texas children are safe with their families after their daycare transport vehicle was stolen with them inside.
(WHDH) An alleged fight over an airplane's reclining seats landed a Paris man in front of a judge in Massachusetts earlier this week.
(NBC News) While dozens of wineries in Napa, California's famed wine region are still cleaning up and tallying damage after last weekend's earthquake, their focus is changing.
Some 1,700 children in Kern County are currently in foster care.
A Bakersfield corrections officer was shot multiple times and likely knew the person who killed him.
There are new questions about who can bring a firearm onto campus and who cannot.
(NBC News) Tony Stewart is returning to NASCAR racing this weekend, three weeks after he struck and killed a fellow driver in a dirt track race.
Ethan Lockman, 14, sent a letter back in May to all of his family members asking them to donate to Honor Flight Kern County and send a World War II veteran to Washington, D.C. His goal was to raise $1200. By June he had raised $1800.
A 57-year-old man in a wheelchair was dragged from a fire on H Street. Arson investigators say there was no evidence of a working smoke detectors in his rented Oleander duplex at the time.
Mayor Harvey Hall was joined by Bakersfield Congressman Kevin McCarthy as the Bakersfield City School District officially opened two new schools.
Many World War II veterans who have already gone on an honor flight came out to help raise money.
A local school official is in trouble after allegedly bringing a gun to campus at Tevis Junior High in Bakersfield.
A showdown at the Golden Empire Transit Board Thursday that didn't go as planned for the Bakersfield City Council.
Police say the man behind bars was renting from 88-year-old Johnny Espinoza, and lived next to his work.
Talk about expect the unexpected. A local father and daughter entered a dance competition that would have won them a spot on national television. They didn't win. But they shared their video submission with us and we just had to share it with you.
A busy northwest Bakersfield intersection is finally back open, following a tanker crash early Wednesday morning.
The intersection of Rosedale Highway and Coffee Road is still partially closed Wednesday afternoon, and officials say you should expect delays for at least a couple more hours.
Ray Parra Junior, 34, is suspected in the shooting death of Keith Hurst, 44, in Oildale on August 16th.
It's a fake post circulating on social media called "The Purge." It's named for a recent horror film and suggests there will be 12 hours of unmonitored crimes starting Friday night in Oildale.
A local disabled man who is blind is sharing his story, hoping to raise awareness after he says he was denied entry to a local eye doctor's office with his seeing eye dog.
Emotional statements during sentencing Tuesday morning for a Bakersfield man who drove drunk and caused a crash that killed a teenager in 2012.
Incarcerated moms and dads have a new resource to help them become better parents upon their release. A grand opening was held at Lerdo Jail for the "Incarcerated Parent Project."
Door kicking burglaries are on the rise. More than a dozen this month alone, according to Bakersfield Police.
(WOOD) A man died Sunday after crashing a single-engine ultralight aircraft during a test flight at Michigan's Lowell City Airport.
(NBC News) Residents and businesses in Napa, California are picking up the pieces after being jolted by the worst earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in a quarter century.
(NBC News) Thousands of mourners gathered at a St. Louis church Monday to pay respects to Michael Brown, the 18-year-old teenager who was shot by a police officer two weeks ago in Ferguson, Missouri, sparking more than a week of violent protest.
An SAU wide receiver who transferred from BC last season died after suspects shot indiscriminately into a crowd.
County officials will hold a meeting to discuss ways to increase revenue in the wake of millions spent on keeping KMC afloat.
People have reported feeling the quake miles from the epicenter, including three Bakersfield women who were in the Bay Area at the time of the quake.
Motorcyclists gathered to spread awareness of riders and encourage road safety.
Children with special needs got the chance to join a basketball team Saturday.
Fire officials say the Way Fire is almost contained, after destroying 10 homes and damaging 10 outbuildings.
He spent more than three decades covering crime and the courts for the Bakersfield Californian, and Friday night Steve Swenson was the man of the hour at the annual Kern Press Club banquet.
The unrest in Ferguson, Missouri over the last few weeks has raised more questions about race in America.
Bakersfield ARC and Nestle recognized an employee who hasn't missed a day of work in the last 25 years.
A homicide investigation is underway involving a local correctional officer.
Police have been on scene since around 8:30 Friday morning in the 2600 block of Hempstead Lane.
New mom Joyce Withcer searched for help to breastfeed her 5-month-old son Oliver and found a free service at the Baby Cafe, a drop in center for Bakersfield moms.
(KFOR) An Oklahoma farmer and his wife came up with a unique, eye-catching way to pay tribute to airmen and women working at Tinker Air Force Base.
(WFLA) A Winter Haven, Florida homeowner is working to remove a huge yellow jacket nest, before the wasps that live inside do any more harm.
(NBC News) Nearly three weeks after surprising many by walking into Emory University Hospital sick with Ebola, Dr. Kent Brantly is walking out.
(NBC News) National Guard soldiers are moving out of Ferguson, Missouri.
Another reality of our devastating drought hits a local grape farm hard.
(KHQ) An Idaho woman was nearly struck lightning Tuesday as she and her daughter recorded a passing storm.
A man who was arrested for driving under the influence and snapping a power pole Wednesday morning in northwest Bakersfield has 3 prior DUI convictions.
Parents and teachers in the Kern High School District are voicing concerns over new changes to special education programs.
Nineteen veterans took to the skies Thursday morning to be honored for their service in the nation's capital.
Thursday morning, 19 local veterans took off on the eleventh Kern County Honor Flight.
Animal cruelty charges will not be filed against a Tehachapi Unified School District Employee accused of capturing and killing feral cats.