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VIDEO: Drunk Assaults Cop, Gets Hit With Running Start Baton Strike
Robert Jimenez was quickly subdued by Bakersfield police on Tuesday morning. Bakersfield, CA – A drunken man led Bakersfield police in a foot pursuit across several lanes of traffic on Tuesday, then dodged in front of a bus before he squared off with officers on a nearby sidewalk (video below).
TJ Cox, to be sworn in Jan. 3, talks about priorities in Congress
TJ Cox, Congressman-elect for the 21st Congressional District, paid a visit to TBC Media's webcast studio Thursday. Cox, who defeated the incumbent Republican, David Valadao, in a close race that was decided only a couple of weeks ago, laid out some of his priorities in a 15-minute conversation with
Man killed in crash on Calloway and Brimhall
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A man on his motorcycle was killed in a crash at the intersection of Calloway Drive and Brimhall Road Sunday after noon. Police said they arrived and found the man in the intersection suffering from major injuries. The man was pounced dead a short time later, accord
Man shot in central Bakersfield
The ShotSpotter system alerted police to a shooting around 10:30 p.m. Saturday in which a man was wounded in central Bakersfield. Police said the man suffered a single gunshot wound and had moderate injuries. He was taken to a local hospital.
Man arrested near border for Bakersfield murder
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – A man was arrested near the Mexico border for a 2017 murder in Bakersfield, according to Bakersfield Police Sgt. Brian Holcombe. Michael Rosales is accused in the stabbing death of 23-year-old Miguel Garcia. Police said the stabbing took place at a party in the 2100
California jewelry store robbery thwarted after owner's nephew pulls out gun
A California jewelry store owner’s nephew pulled a gun on suspects as the two men allegedly tried to rob his uncle’s store, according to reports. The suspects, caught on video, allegedly tried to stab owner Jean Boujekian during the attempted robbery at Vana Watch and Jewelry in South Pasadena on Fr
Two arrested after shots fired in downtown Bakersfield
Police arrested two men early Sunday in connection with shots fired into the air in downtown Bakersfield. Johnny Coronado, 26, was arrested on firearms charges after being stopped in a vehicle matching the suspect vehicle description, according to police. A loaded, concealed gun was found.
Suspicious shooting in South Bakersfield Friday
Bakersfield, Calif. - There was ashooting in South Bakersfield Friday night. Police tell us, the victim is still critical 24 hours later. Friday just after 9:30 p.m., Kern County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 4200 block of Kenny Street. Deputies located a man suffering traumatic gunshot injuri
"Home for the Holidays" - on ice
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Figure Skating Club presented "Home for the Holidays" - on ice, Saturday morning at the Valley Children's Ice Center and local figure skaters shared their talents.
VIDEO: Suspect allegedly steals car off Bakersfield car lot
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Security footage captured a brazen theft at a local car dealership. The incident happened Tuesday, Metro Motors says a man came into the dealership and began inquiring about a car on the lot. When the salesman hands the keys to the man, the man proceeds to drive the car right o
Fourth man arrested in connection to killing of teen in Rosamond
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Kern County sheriff's deputies arrested a fourth person suspected in the killing of a teen in Rosamond. Deputies arrested Seth Marin in connection to the killing of 17-year-old Kawanza Hilt at a Rosamond trailer park last year.
Southwest passenger claims airline forced her to leave pet fish at airport
A California woman is claiming a Southwest Airlines agent forced her to leave her pet fish at the airport last Wednesday. Lanice Powless, a University of Colorado student, was flying to California from Denver International Airport when she said a Southwest Airlines employee informed her that she wou
Red-light cameras explained: Some protest charges, but police come with evidence
When Miguel Nidever was fined for running a red light in May, he decided to put up a fight. Nidever, a local Spanish-language interpreter and driver, had been returning from the grocery store with some items for his sick wife when one of Bakersfield’s 10 automatic red-light cameras caught him at the
Man arrested on suspicion of stabbing, killing of 23-year-old in 2017
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A 34-year-old man suspected in the killing of a 23-year-old in South Bakersfield in 2017 has been arrested and charged with murder. Bakersfield police told 17 News Michael Rosales was arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border on Monday, and was booked into jail on Friday.
BPD: Four women wanted on suspicion of theft
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Bakersfield Police Department is asking for the community's help in identifying and locating four women for an alleged theft that happened earlier this month.
Health Department 'rescues' 22 tons of food from trash in program that feeds the hungry
“I love this job,” Vokki Davenport said as she drove a refrigerated truck filled with fresh food through the streets of Bakersfield. “This is meaningful. It inspires me to keep going and working hard. It’s the best feeling in the world.”
Bakersfield police seeks community's help in locating theft suspects
The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the community's help in identifying and locating four suspects responsible for a theft on Dec. 8. The theft occurred in the 4300 block of California Avenue.
Appeals court upholds county's first marijuana-only DUI conviction
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - An appeals court has affirmed the first Kern County murder conviction stemming from a marijuana-only DUI fatality case. Rudolfo Contreras was sentenced to 20-years-to-life for killing David Aggio in March 2014.
Bakersfield police seeks robbery suspect
The Bakersfield Police Department is asking the public's help in finding a robbery suspect seen on surveillance. On Aug. 26, a victim was sitting in their vehicle outside of the Chase Bank on 2050 White Lane when a suspect approached the victim and forcefully removed money from them.
LA man's death declared homicide by Sheriff's Office
The death of a Los Angeles man who died in on the 1800 block of Buena Vista Street has been declared a homicide by the Kern County Sheriff’s Office. Christopher Crawford, 37, was found deceased at 10:20 p.m. Sunday, according to a Sheriff’s Office report. He sustained multiple gunshot wounds, the Sh