Instead of waiting until after school, some local students are bringing video games into the classroom.
We have more on calls for a statewide management plan to stabilize groundwater supplies in California.
The growing crisis at the Border is once again focusing attention on illegal immigration.
In two months, the amount of oil coming into Kern County on trains will skyrocket.
An Arkansas man, who grew up in Bakersfield, is facing the death penalty, accused of raping and killing a 6-year-old girl.
Police say Eliseo Soto, 29, was driving a white truck when he fell asleep drifted off the road and hit, Jesus Apolinar Rios-Gallegos of Bakersfield.
A frightening ordeal for a local driver who wrecked her SUV in a fiery crash, and spent a long night alone, stuck in a gulch
The community raised $1,700 for a local man with cerebral palsy after he has been out of work since the get bus strike.
The City of Bakersfield closed its spray parks a few days early to comply and now the North of the River Recreation and Park District is doing the same.
Today is Medicare's 49th Anniversary. A statewide campaign is making a stop in Bakersfield today to celebrate Medicare's success of guaranteeing health care to the elderly and disabled.
We now know the name of the Bakersfield man that died in an early morning head-on crash on Highway 166.
Bakersfield police took four people into custody, including a pregnant woman, following a shooting in east Bakersfield. It happened just before four yesterday afternoon at Fourth Street and Union Avenue.
A simple gesture, a thumbs up, is helping two local cancer patients, and so many others, take their mind off of the disease.
A lawmaker once said the two best times to get a bill passed in the legislature are when you have the majority or you have a crisis.
The growing crisis at the border is once again focusing attention on illegal immigration.
The state water resources control board made the decision Tuesday morning.
Santa cut his Hawaiian vacation a little short, to swing by San Joaquin Community Hospital Tuesday morning.
A pedestrian has been struck and killed in southwest Bakersfield. It happened Tuesday morning near Wilson Road and Westholme Boulevard.
Tuesday morning, the Department of Human Services is requesting the board of supervisors to proclaim August as purple ribbon month. It's an effort to curb the number of children who die of heatstroke after being left in a hot car.
A former employee with the Richland School District is suing the district, claiming wrongful termination and that Former Superintendent Kenneth Bergevin harassed her.
KGET teamed up with Houchin Blood Bank once again for a blood drive Monday outside the KGET studios.
After phone calls, Facebook messages, and e-mails, the City of Bakersfield has stopped its plans to remove personalized bricks and tiles at Centennial Plaza.
Prison officials say an inmate is on the run from the Taft Correctional facility and they're hoping you can help recapture him.
The eighth annual Houchin Blood Bank blood drive is taking place outside the KGET studios.
The Philippine Weekend Festival in Delano is the biggest in the state.
Two people killed in Delano crash
A husband and wife from McFarland were killed in a car crash in Delano on Saturday.
(KWQC) Talk about "The Sleeve" has spread quickly in the past five weeks.
Starting August 4, bricks and tiles in front of Rabobank Arena will be removed and replaced with concrete.
It's considered the largest Filipino festival in California and it's underway in Delano.
A Bakersfield man remains in a Mexican hospital with severe injuries after a ziplining excursion went terribly wrong.
NBC's Brian Williams calls his colleague Lester Holt, the hardest working man in news.
While she's leading the charge, she might not look the part.
The Kern High School District is locked in another legal battle. This time a former payroll employee claims she was harassed for alerting staff that employees were trying to get paid for hours they didn't work.
(NBC News) The border crisis is back on front burner in Washington, with a new plan by President Obama to speed up the hearing process for Central American children who want asylum in the United States.
(NBC News) A family feud in the corporate offices of popular Northeast grocery store chain market basket has led to a week of huge rallies featuring frustrated workers and customers.
(WXIA) Police warn that thieves have a popular new target: truck tailgates.
(WVTM) A man has filed a lawsuit against Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham and a number of other defendants claiming his penis was amputated without his permission.
He was a self-made success in the community of auto dealers in Bakersfield and friends, colleagues and former customers of Mehnga Sanghera are getting together to celebrate his life.
That's exactly what volunteers are doing, constructing a wheelchair ramp for a local single mother.
There's new information on a former Kern County Sheriff's lieutenant accused of illegally trying to access confidential information from the sheriff's computer system.
With a triple digit forecast, many residents in Bakersfield are upset over all nine spray parks set to close next week.
Thousands of people are affected by the GET bus strike, many depending on the transportation to and from work.
Changes could be made to the way the county funds certain non-profit agencies in an effort to save the county money.
Award-winner Spanish television morning show "Un Nuevo Dia" which airs on our Telemundo sister station, went live from Bakersfield Wednesday morning, with the help of a local restaurant.
The effects of the drought are hitting home. The Bakersfield City Council announced that all spray parks will close August 1.
Both sides met Wednesday morning. But Golden Empire Transit rejected the union's latest offer, submitting a counter-offer.
Kern County Firefighters rescued seven cats and kittens from a fire in Shafter last night. They were in an apartment in the 600 block of Kern Street when it caught fire. Fire crews used animal oxygen masks to help the felines. Four other cats did not survive. No people were hurt.
The Kern County Parks and Recreation Commission is discussing several key items tonight at their monthly meeting. The Commission will discuss a fee increase at county golf courses, a proposal to allow jet skis on Lake Ming and criteria option for the off-highway vehicle in-lieu funds.
State regulators are in Bakersfield today to discuss revised regulations on oilwell stimulation operations in Kern County, including the practice of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.