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Motorcyclist killed in Union Avenue and Taft Highway crash

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A motorcyclist died after a collision with a truck just after 11 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of S. Union Avenue and Taft Highway according to the California Highway Patrol. Officers said the motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Union Avenue toward Taft Highway at a hi

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2018-01-15 23:47:03

Teen dies after falling out of car window, driver arrested on suspicion of DUI

A teenager died Sunday night after falling out of the window of a vehicle according to police. Officers were called to a report of a crash at the intersection of Renfro Road and Madison Michelle Way at about 11:30 p.m., police said. They learned a passenger was sitting improperly in the car, with h

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-01-15 14:45:00

Bakersfield police on scene of a major injury crash in Northwest Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calf. - The Bakersfield Police Department is on scene of a major injury crash in Northwest Bakersfield. It happened Sunday night before midnight at Madison Michelle Way and Renfro Road. BPD says Renfro Road is being shut down at Stockdale Highway. We have limited details at this time

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2018-01-15 08:01:47

One person dead after south Bakersfield motorcycle crash

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - One person is dead after a crash near at South Union Avenue near Panama Road and Taft Highway. A motorcyclist and Toyota pickup crashed just after 11 a.m. Saturday. As of 11:45 a.m., some traffic is being let down Union Avenue. Panama and Taft are currently closed. KCSO and C


Shooting leads to standoff in East Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A shooting at an internet cafe led to a standoff in East Bakersfield. Bakersfield police responded to a call of a robbery with shots fired at 1221 Baker St., at 7:42 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 14. Officers said they found a victim suffering from non-life threatening wounds who provid

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2018-01-15 01:59:45

KGET news director confronts car thief

Bakersfield has the third highest car theft rate in the nation. Statistics show less than 60% of stolen vehicles are recovered. 17 News photographer Lee Ortlieb had his car stolen Wednesday. He reported it to the sheriff's department, posted pictures of the car on social media and did anything he c

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2018-01-15 02:05:35

Masked men rob Harbor Freight in Northwest Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Two masked robbers held a security guard at gunpoint over the weekend at Harbor Freight in Northwest Bakersfield. The incident happened just before 1:30 a.m. Saturday. One man held the security guard at gunpoint while the other took three generators left outside during a sale,

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2018-01-15 21:25:19

Four juveniles arrested after car chase

Bakersfield police arrested four juveniles for alleged carjacking early Sunday morning after the driver sped away from an attempted traffic stop, crashed into a fence and the four of them tried to run away. Officers tried to pull over what BPD characterized as a suspicious vehicle at 12:15 a.m.on Su

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-01-14 23:20:00

Show car reported stolen from Bethlehem residence

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - Police say a show car was stolen from a residence last Thursday after the burglar(s) forced their way inside. The incident took place in the 1800 block of 6th Street between Hamilton Street and Freemansburg Avenue. Homeowners told police the individual(s) forced their way inside t

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-01-15 20:10:22

Bethlehem townhouses condemned after main break, sinkholes

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - Seven townhouses in the eastern Pennsylvania city of Bethlehem have been condemned after a private water main broke and two sinkholes opened up. More than a dozen residents were ordered out of their homes after firefighters found out about the problem at about 1:40 a.m. Monday.

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-01-15 21:49:27

Bethlehem Township preparing to oppose PennEast Pipeline

Bethlehem Township Commissioner Thomas Nolan fears that the township has little say concerning the Penneast Pipeline. BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. - Bethlehem Township officials may soon take an official stance against the PennEast Pipeline project. At Monday's regular meeting, the board of commissioners dir

WFMZ-TV ONLINE - 2018-01-16 06:24:56

Homeless woman killed remembered as 'Bethlehem's Own' in tribute

Angie Rivera might not have been able to find the place her long-lost sister was fatally struck at if it wasn't for total strangers leaving candles, flowers, letters and momentos behind. Elizabeth "Liz" Rivera, 47, was struck around 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9 by an SUV while crossing East Broad Street near th

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-14 22:34:12

Bethlehem police respond to incident, report says

Bethlehem police responded to an incident Saturday evening in the area of Garrison Street between School and Center streets, according to a published report. WFMZ-69 News is reporting city police confirmed an active investigation around 7:30 p.m., but investigators did not elaborate. A broadcast vid

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2018-01-14 17:14:47

Friends gather to remember Liz Rivera at Bethlehem memorial

There were tears, but even more laughter, as friends gathered Sunday in Bethlehem's Sun Inn courtyard to remember Elizabeth Rivera, the feisty, diminutive and mysterious "craft lady" who had become a beloved fixture on the city's streets over the past decade. "Hundreds of people with this tragedy, w

ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL - 2018-01-14 23:59:59

Hazardous Weather Outlook Issued For Tuesday Snow In PA

The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook across the Philadelphia region for snow on Tuesday afternoon and evening, but don't panic yet: just one inch of accumulation is expected. According to the NWS, "light snow is likely from Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday evening with a

PATCH - 2018-01-15 14:48:34

Winter weather advisory for TN area starting Tuesday morning

A winter weather advisory will be in effect for the entire Times News coverage area starting at 5 a.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service. In Carbon, Monroe, Lehigh and Northampton counties, the advisory is in effect through 6 a.m. Wednesday. In Schuylkill County, it will extend thr

TIMES NEWS - 2018-01-16 01:17:00

CHS cheerleaders to compete in first UIL spirit competition

The Cleburne High School varsity and junior varsity cheerleaders and the Cleburne Crazies flag runners are competing today in their first UIL state contest. The University Interscholastic League sanctioned cheerleading as a sport in 2016, which included the establishment of an annual competition fo


Late grandmom inspires goat grand champion

Somewhere in heaven, a woman named Sue is smiling. Her grandson, John Michael Perez of Friendship 4-H, was named grand champion for his goat on Thursday during the 82nd annual Johnson County Livestock and Youth Fair. "She passed away this year in May," he said through tears after winning. "I told my


Hawkins, Key claim champion, reserve honors in lamb show

Lamb Judge David Garrett, left, congratulates Josh Hawkins of Friendship 4-H, center, for winning grand champion lamb on Thursday night during the Johnson County Junior Livestock Show and Youth Fair. Hawkins said he was excited for the win and couldn't do it without the help he receives from his fam

CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW - 2018-01-14 17:00:00

Wife charged with murder searched for 'how to kill someone and not get caught,' police say

MAYPEARL, Texas - A Maypearl, Texas, woman has been charged with murder after she was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of killing her husband. Sandra Louise Garner was arrested Jan. 10, nine days after her husband's death. Police said they were led to the 55-year-old after they seized one of he