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KCSO arrests man suspected of Taft murder

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - KCSO arrested a man who they say killed another man in Taft.June 13, KCSO deputies responded to Crystal Street and Olive Avenue in Taft. They found David Steelman suffering from traumatic injuries. Deputies attempted lifesaving efforts but the victim was pronounced dead at the


Man convicted of murder in deadly July 2017 shooting

Michael Dorrough was killed. He was out for the night with his girlfriend, Alize Webber, who was wounded in the attack.

KGET 17 - 2018-06-22 00:44:21

Court documents: Woman accused of killing her husband says she 'snapped' before shooting him

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A Rosamond woman accused of killing her husband in early June admitted to investigators, weeks after she said he died of suicide, that she "snapped" and shot her husband as he walked out of their home, court documents state.

KGET 17 - 2018-06-21 22:28:07

Man arrested in connection with Taft homicide

Deputies were sent to the area of Crystal Street and Olive Avenue on June 13 after the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a person down. When they arrived, the found a man who had sustained a major injury, the nature of which wasn’t disclosed by police.


1 hospitalized after fire breaks out at home in South Bakersfield

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KGET 17 - 2018-06-22 00:29:16

Murder suspect erupts during pre-trail court hearing

What was supposed to be a routine pre-trial hearing turned into a courtroom circus Wednesday, as first-degree murder suspect Prentice Foreman burst out with a vow to disrupt future proceedings in his own legal case.Foreman, a Bakersfield long-haul trucker accused in December of killing 18-year-old D

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-06-21 00:45:00

DUI checkpoint scheduled for this weekend in Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A DUI and driver's license checkpoint will be held in Bakersfield over the weekend, the Bakersfield Police Department announced.

KGET 17 - 2018-06-21 21:00:33

Bakersfield police searching for theft suspect who stole from Apple Store

Police in Bakersfield, Calif., are searching for this suspect wanted for stealing an item from an Apple Store. Photo provided by the Police Department on Wednesday, 20, 2018.

BAKERSFIELD NOW - 2018-06-20 17:15:31

Wasco murder suspects appear in court

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —Two of the three men arrested for adeadly stabbing in Wascomade their appearance in court on Tuesday.Joel Robles, 21, and Atanacio Larios, 24, both made their first appearance in court.The two are suspected of being involved in the death of 45-year-old Roberto Villan

BAKERSFIELD NOW - 2018-06-20 09:32:19

Lottery officials say Bakersfield man wins $2M playing $20 scratcher

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Bakersfield City Council votes to add one-cent sales tax to November ballot

Bakersfield City Council members approved the language for the increase during that meeting. Currently, the measure states that the money will be earmarked for things like public safety, fire, fiscal stability and quality of life issues like homelessness.

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-06-21 02:29:48

Man accused of killing man outside Wasco Pizza and Dining pleads not guilty

Two other men, Atanacio Larios and Joel Robles, pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and five other charges Tuesday.

KGET 17 - 2018-06-21 01:21:24

Police search for man suspected in Downtown Bakersfield sexual assault

The man is described as being his late 20s to early 30s, standing about 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing 160 pounds with a heavy build. He is clean shaven, and was wearing a gray T-shirt and shorts.


Bakersfield police on scene of SWAT standoff near Rio Bravo Country Club

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Crews battle fire an early morning fire in East Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A raging fire lit up an East Bakersfield neighborhood early Wednesday morning, forcing people from their homes as a precaution.

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-06-20 11:56:25

Man accused of abusing and torturing his girlfriend's baby

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Last year, six local children died, all of them under the age of two. Experts say the cases of children who survive abuse are in some cases even more tragic and often times those stories aren't heard.


Middle school assistant principal accused of sexual contact with teen, released from jail

Greenfield Union School District officials confirmed Pereida, 53, is the assistant principal at McKee Middle School. He is on paid administrative leave.


Officer involved in shooting on S. Union identified

BPD said the officer involved in this incident is Brendan Thebeau, who has been with the Bakersfield Police Department since February 2018. Prior to his employment with the Bakersfield Police Department, Officer Thebeau worked as a police officer for the Torrance Police Department and the Pasadena P


Suspects in custody after 7-11 armed robbery

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Bakersfield Police Department has two suspects in custody after an armed robbery at a 7-11.The robbery happened June 13 at the Pacheco Road location. One suspect, who police described as a Hispanic female in her 20s, acted as a lookout by the door while a second suspect, a


BPD officer involved in shooting identified

Reyes led police on a short chase along Union Avenue, during which shots were fired by police, two of which struck Reyes. No officers were injured, BPD said.