The man charged with hitting and killing a pregnant woman while allegedly drunk earlier this year has been arrested and booked on domestic abuse charges.
Thousands of runners will take to the streets Monday -- for the 118th Boston Marathon -- a small group of local runners will be among them.
It's been one month since a pipeline field gas leak forced some 50 residents to evacuate their homes in Arvin.
Farmers will soon have to pay more for water in Tehachapi's Cummings Valley.
The ordinance will take effect in 30 days.
Officers arrested Bryan Christy, 44, several blocks away from The Mint Thursday morning.
17's Leigh Paynter takes a look at both the suspect and the victim who we learned is a veteran of three wars.
City council members will take a look at the agreement with the Bakersfield Homeless Center Wednesday, to continue the Freeway Litter Removal program.
A deaf Bakersfield man says he didn't hear the officer's commands to stop walking.
A 17 News investigation reveals a field gas line leak in Arvin is one of hundreds of underground pipeline leaks every year in Kern County. Most go unnoticed but a few unearth the pipeline problems emergency responders deal with every day.
Twenty five soldiers returned to Bakersfield from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Tuesday morning.
A local couple was at the Boston marathon during the attacks. They say it is a day they will never forget.
The Bakersfield metropolitan area will be experiencing several changes to the roads in upcoming years.
A Rio Bravo neighbors want to keep two redwood trees, but the homeowners association says the roots are damaging septic lines.
A 7-year-old Bakersfield girl wants to keep Honor Flight Kern County flying for more local veterans. Honor Flight sends veterans to visit their respective memorials in Washington D.C.
Four people died on Highway 58 Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
(WHDH) A Derry, New Hampshire park has reopened after a fox attacked two children.
(WBAL) Peeps, those sugary marshmallow are a thing of art in Carroll County, Maryland, where the seventh annual "Peep Show" has opened.
(NBC News) Just like clockwork, gas prices are spiking. Americans are pumping gas that costs about $3.60 a gallon right now, 30-cents higher than two months ago.
The old building at 1800 Chester Avenue was Tapas Restaurant until a fire damaged the roof in 2002.
It's a venture funded by local haulers to help the city and county meet state recycling mandates.
Last year, there were more than three dozen pedestrian deaths in Kern County. In an effort to reduce the number this year, the California Highway Patrol joined forces with local school officials and bicycle enthusiasts to promote pedestrian safety.
The show has been cancelled due to a conflict with Memorial Stadium.
District Attorney Lisa Green will not pursue criminal charges against 7 deputies and 2 CHP officers involved in a deadly confrontation with a Bakersfield man near KMC about one year ago.
(NBC News) President Obama praised Kathleen Sebelius Friday while announcing her resignation as Health and Human Services Secretary.
(NBC News) At least ten people are now dead following a fiery bus crash on California's Interstate 5 near Orland.
In a news conference Lisa Green says she will not file charges in the David Sal Silva case.
Hundreds of cancer survivors celebrate life as they prepare for this year's Relay for Life.
(WLWT) Police say a knife-wielding man was outgunned when he tried to rob an elderly Ohio couple on Monday.
(NBC News) President Obama is in Texas, taking part in a civil rights summit marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act signed by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.
(NBC News) The House of Representatives has passed the "Ryan Budget" on a party-line vote of 219 to 205.
It's not your typical pop quiz. At Walter Stiern Middle School, Sarah Clayton with the Kern County Water Agency brings the drought into the cafeteria.
President Obama signed legislation into law in 2012, making it a federal crime to knowingly aim a laser beam at an aircraft.
Graduation is just months away, which means starting and paying for college for some students, is just around the corner.
There have been reports of layoffs and job relocations out of Kern County, Assemblymember Rudy Salas fired off a letter to the secretary of the natural resources agency for a meeting.
The Medical Board of California is investigating a local doctor after the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct suspended his license and put him on two years probation.
With help from local legislators, one ambitious young lemonade seller and the Ralph Bailey show, Honor Flight got a check for nearly $12,000.
The complaint was filed against Sierra Valley Mortuary in Lake Isabella by the state attorney general's office.
Kern County counsel is taking civil action against ten marijuana dispensaries. Supervisors say those pot shops are in violation of the county's zoning ordinance, and need to be shut down.
School officials are calling it a very big mistake and they say they know a lot of students were hurt by the actions of a truancy officer.
Residents of this neighborhood are shocked at what they are seeing. According to the CHP, the crash happened around 3 Wednesday afternoon when a black Ford sedan was driving at high speeds east on Eucalyptus Drive when it slammed head on to the SUV.
The Kern County Superintendent of Schools is holding a teacher recruitment fair later this month.
It started as a reunion for victims of crime. But it grew to become one voice for each other.
(WOOD) A Big Rapids, Michigan man says he is being accused of fondling a woman dressed in an Easter Bunny costume at a drug store.
(NBC News) Federal auditors have released a scathing report on the tax preparation industry, calling much of the industry incompetent and sometimes even crooked.
(NBC News) President Obama signed a pair of executive orders Tuesday he says will boost equal pay fairness for women.
(KPRC) A Houston, Texas woman has been convicted of murder for fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5 1/2-inch stiletto heel of her shoe.
Court documents show Alexis Dixon has a long list of child abuse and neglect allegations.
It's a week dedicated to honor victims of violent crimes and those who fight for victims rights.
A Tulare county man tells authorities he's a long- time hit man for a Mexican drug cartel and his alleged 30-year criminal career includes nine murders in California, including two in Kern county.