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Motorist found guilty of murder in fiery Rosedale crash that killed two women

A jury on Thursday convicted a 33-year-old Bakersfield man of all charges, including murder and driving under the influence, in a fiery crash on Rosedale Highway that killed two women. As the verdicts were read, Dontrell Collins yelled and was removed from the courtroom. He faces at least 30 years t

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-11-16 23:30:00

La Costa to open at old Elephant Bar location

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - It's been closed now for a little over a year, and now 17 News has learned what will occupy the old Elephant Bar Restaurant on Stockdale Highway. The location will be another La Costa restaurant. Ariana West confirms the restaurant signed lease papers last week, and this will b

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-11-17 14:26:31

Two people shot in South Bakersfield, police investigate

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a shooting in South Bakersfield Thursday night. Around 11: 30 p.m., Bakersfield Police Dept. was dispatched to the intersection of Pacheco Road and Monitor Street regarding reports of gunshots being fired. Before o

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-11-17 16:54:06

3.0 magnitude earthquake near Wofford Heights

There was a 3.0 magnitude earthquake about four miles east of Wofford Heights, according to US Geological Survey. The earthquake was first reported Friday around 3 a.m. and the depth was about three kilometers. 17 News has not received any reports of damage. There was a 3.0 magnitude earthquake abou

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-11-17 14:04:17

Police asking for help finding missing at-risk teen

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield Police Dept. need help looking for a missing teenager, considered "at risk" because of her age. 15-year-old Monica Romero was last seen in the 200 block of Wood Street around 6:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. Description: If you have any information call BPD at (661) 327

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-11-17 13:49:23

Luke Bryan 'jelly' of Blake Shelton

Luke Bryan has joked he is envious of his pal Blake Shelton after he was named PEOPLE magazine's Sexiest Man Alive, but admitted he also "feels bad" for poking fun at him. Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.Don't Th

ELPOPULARNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 13:00:00

Fights break out at local high schools; parents, students express concern

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - On Wednesday, videos of high school students fighting at Centennial and North High Schools began to flood social media. On Thursday, more videos surfaced. 17's Alex Fisher spoke with parents and students at both schools who say they're concerned there may be more fights on Fri

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-11-17 15:09:47

Latin Grammys 2017: The winners list

(CNN) - Latin music had its biggest night with the 2017 Latin Grammys in Las Vegas. Jaime Camil and Roselyn Snchez hosted Thursday night's ceremonies at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The evening cemented that 2017 has been the year of Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee. The pair took home four trophies for t

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2017-11-17 15:55:20

Family of West Milford hit-and-run victim is struggling, hopeful for answers

WEST MILFORD - A year after Kelly Vaughn Chalkley was struck and killed in a parking lot down the street from her home, her family waits for answers. "We're struggling with it, but we're struggling more because of the loss of her," said Garey Chalkley, her widower. "We're hoping one day we'll get so

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-17 00:21:37

West Milford council wants a more efficient town hall

WEST MILFORD - The way business is conducted at town hall may soon change if council members have their way. Long-serving consultants may be gone by this winter if the town council is successful in attracting more cost-effective professional services that range from attorney to auditor. A classifie

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-16 00:14:06

Montague school bond proposal off table for now

MONTAGUE -- A $3.6 million bond proposal to pay for a new roof and other repairs to the Montague Elementary School has failed to muster the votes needed to send it to a referendum, leaving the fate of the proposal hanging in the balance. Board of Education President Glen Plotsky, in a phone conver

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-17 08:01:00

Community made Farm to Fork Tasting a success | Feedback

Prevention Resources held their annual Farm to Fork Tasting at Unionville Vineyards on Sept. 26. The Farm to Fork event brings together Hunterdon County family-owned restaurants and pairs them with Hunterdon County family-owned farms. Once again, the event was a huge success, and was enjoyed by near

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 00:31:39

New treatments offer hope for a common knee injury

Chances are, if you experience a tear to the meniscus in your knee, you'll know it. About 700,000 Americans undergo meniscus surgery ("meniscectomy") annually, according to the American Physical Therapy Association. Many others suffer silently with this potentially debilitating condition, enduring s

NJ.COM - 2017-11-17 13:08:00

State's new smartphone tool spotlights parks and forests

The New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry has launched a new smartphone tool that spotlights the state's parks and forests, giving users maps of trails within those areas as well as other nearby activities within the parks. And, depending on the cell service available, the app can show where y

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-17 08:01:00

State to stock large trout in county lakes

About 1,200 rainbow trout, averaging between 14 and 18 inches, will be dumped into four Sussex County lakes early next week as part of the state Division of Fish and Wildlife's winter trout stocking program. According to officials at the Pequest Trout Hatchery, Lake Aeroflex in Andover will get the

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-17 08:01:00

Foster Armstrong House ready for the holidays

MONTAGUE -- The Montague Association for the Restoration of Community History (M.A.R.C.H.) will be opening the historic, holiday decorated Foster Armstrong House for free tours in November and December. This year's old-fashioned holidays theme is "The Nutcracker Suite." Tours of the circa 1790s ho

NEW JERSEY HERALD - 2017-11-16 08:01:00

Richard K. Davenport, 87

Richard K. Davenport, 87, of North Myrtle Beach SC, (formerly of West Suffield CT) died peacefully on Sunday, (November 12, 2017), at Wilson Senior Care in Loris. Born March 17, 1930, in Worcester, MA, he was the only son, of the late Earl Chester and Beatrice (Hartness) Davenport. Richard was a gra

THEGRAFTONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-17 10:19:09

Grafton Brush Dump closes for winter Nov. 20

GRAFTON - The Grafton Brush Dump, located on Millbury Street, will be closing for the winter on Nov. 20. After that, the brush dump will not re-open until the spring. The only exception will be for one Saturday in January for Christmas tree disposal. Once a date has been determined, it will be poste

TELEGRAM.COM - 2017-11-16 15:40:00

Resident fears of construction dust during 46-lot subdivision project

The Planning Board on Nov. 13 was on the verge of a final plan approval for a massive, 46-lot subdivision in North Grafton - Village at Institute Road - when a soft-spoken man, Michael Gale, stood up. As an abutter to the project, Gale, of 107 East St., fears that without the right precautions at th

THEGRAFTONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 17:05:13

Poll: Gov. Baker proposed boosting the state's battle against opioid addiction. Do you support this?

According to The Boston Globe, it includes an effort to ensure higher-quality addiction treatment and a new provision allowing doctors to commit unwilling patients to 72 hours in a treatment facility. Read the story here. According to The Boston Globe, it includes an effort to ensure higher-quality

THEGRAFTONNEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 14:16:56