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Coroner's office identifies five killed in Delano crash

Five adults and two children from Delano who died Saturday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on northbound Highway 99 have been identified by authorities. Killed in the crash were the driver of the vehicle, Jalson Rubang Laguta, 46; and passengers Danilo Aquino Sanidad, 60; Arlene Osarin Laguta, 3


Infant and 5-year-old boy among those killed in South Valley crash. Deputies seek public’s help

A 7-month old boy and a 5-year-old boy were among the five people killed in a tragic weekend crash on Highway 99 in Delano. The Kern County Sheriff’s Office on Monday identified four of the victims as: Infant Jarl Joseph Laguta, Jalson Laguta, age 5, Arlene Osarin Laguta, 30, and Danilo Aquino Sanid


Long night for motorists stranded in snow as storm hits Southern California mountains

Hundreds of drivers were stranded in the Grapevine when a powerful snowstorm closed Interstate 5 for hours. As of Monday morning, the southbound 5 was back open with California Highway Patrol escorts. Northbound 5 was still closed but could reopen later this morning.


No, Gov. Gavin Newsom didn’t kill high-speed rail. But what’s his Plan B?

It’s been a dream for years in California’s sprawling Central Valley. Sleek bullet trains would race workers to and from booming Silicon Valley in the Bay Area, bridging the economic and cultural gap between urban and rural California.


Family of four, friend killed in Hwy 99 crash Saturday

DELANO, Calif. - UPDATE: Family confirmed with 17 News, Jalson and Arlene Laguta, their sons 4-year-old Caleb and 7-month-old Joseph were killed along with a family friend Saturday, after the car they were in veered of the side of Northbound Highway 99 for unknown reasons, stricking a tree.


CIF State wrestling: Pairings for all Kern County boys and girls wrestling championship this week at Rabobank Arena

The CIF State boys and girls wrestling championship begin on Thursday at Rabobank Arena. Here are the opening round pairings for all 28 Kern County boys wrestlers and the 18 girls wrestlers from the county competing this weekend, including seedings, if applicable.


Five dead after solo vehicle collision on Highway 99

DELANO, California - Five people were killed Saturday afternoon when the SUV in which they were riding hit a tree on Highway 99 just south of Highway 155 in Delano. The names of the victims were not immediately released, but the SUV was registered in Delano, according to the CHP.


California woman stabbed officer after driving over 100 mph on Interstate 5, police say

A California Highway Patrol officer was stabbed in the back on Friday after pulling over a woman who had been traveling over 100 mph on Interstate 5, officials said. Haile Neil, 25, is facing attempted murder charges after stabbing the officer during the traffic stop near the town of Williams, locat


2 Southern California highways reopened after storm

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities have reopened two major Southern California highways that were closed because of ice and snow, stranding hundreds of motorists overnight. The California Highway Patrol says Monday that traffic started moving again around 11 a.m. Monday in northbound lanes of Interstat


Southern California man arrested following death of 6-month-old daughter

SAN BERNARDINO (AP) - Authorities say a Southern California man has been arrested following the death of his 6-month-old daughter. The Sun reports Alfonso Ornelas was arrested on suspicion of murder and assault on a child causing death after the baby died at a hospital Saturday.


How to celebrate National Drink Wine Day in Kern County

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Time to stop and smell the rosé. Feb. 18 is National Drink Wine Day!. Our very own evening anchor, Tim Calahan, has covered some of the best wines made right here in Kern County as part of our " Made In Kern County " series.


California man faces hate crime charges after punching 7-Eleven clerk, saying he 'hated Muslims'

A homeless California man was charged with a hate crime after he allegedly punched and threw hot coffee on a 7-Eleven employee on Wednesday and claimed he "hated Muslims," officials said.


18 trillion gallons of water has fallen in California so far this month

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - It's been a stormy 2019 for California so far, and we're only a little more than two months into the new year!. So exactly how much water has fallen in California this month?


Off-duty deputy killed in suspected DUI crash in California

CHINO, Calif. — Officials say an off-duty San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputy was killed in a traffic collision, and the driver of the other car was arrested on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter.


California May Do Away With Speed Limits For Certain Lanes Of I-5 And Hwy. 99

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California may do away with speed limits for certain lanes on I-5 and Highway 99, in order to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases. Senator John Moorlach (R- Orange County) introduced SB 319 on Friday. If passes, it would require the Department of Transportation to built tw


This California mansion and buffalo farm owned by $180 million lottery winner is now for sale

A California construction executive who won a $180 million lottery is selling his ridge-top mansion and 865-acre property in Santa Barbara County for $26 million. Rick Knudsen, who won the Mega Millions jackpot in August 2014, is in search of another project beyond the chateau-style mansion, buffalo


California's gun seizure program hits hurdles

Authorities in California are struggling to enforce a state law that permits officials to seize firearms from people with previous criminal convictions or mental health issues – running into staffing and budgetary issues that have contributed to a massive backlog of guns marked for confiscation.


Mountain lion removed from tree in California backyard

(CNN)Firefighters are well known for their cat-rescuing skills. But members of San Bernardino County Fire department faced a bigger challenge than your average trapped tabby when called to a home in California on Saturday.


California teen makes chocolate roses for every girl in school

LOS BANOS (KSEE) - A Los Banos teenager made hundreds of chocolate roses to make sure every girl in his school got one for Valentine’s Day. Daniel Herrera is an 11th grader at Pacheco High School.


This new California law is supposed to protect immigrant home cooks. It may help tech giants instead

I’ve personally pondered this question because the number of dumplings I want to eat rarely corresponds with the recommended serving size. But this question also happens to come up when you read the text of California Assembly Bill 626, a new law decriminalizing the sale of home-cooked food.