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Central California Officer Dies In Car Crash During Chase

Authorities say a police officer in Central California crashed his patrol car into a block wall and died.

06/26/2015

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3 Men Sought In Shooting Of Pregnant Central California Woman

Kern County sheriff’s officials have named three suspects in a shooting of a man and his pregnant wife that also wounded their baby.

05/09/2015

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Man Caught On Convenience Store Camera Slapping Toddler In The Face

Police have arrested a man after surveillance video from a Bakersfield convenience store showed a toddler being knocked down with a slap to the face.

04/10/2015

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Bill Cosby Postpones Comedy Performance In Bakersfield

Bill Cosby has postponed a comedy performance in Bakersfield, California, amid allegations of sexual abuse of women.

02/12/2015

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2 Teens Arrested For Allegedly Feeding Live Cat To 2 Dogs

Two teenagers who allegedly fed a live cat to two dogs, videotaped the attack and posted it online have been arrested in Kern County on suspicion of cruelty to an animal.

12/10/2014

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Political Candidate In Central Valley Who Died Leads Race

A candidate for a seat on a Central California board may win his race, despite having died last month in a small plane crash.

11/11/2014

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2 Americans, Including Bakersfield Man, Held In North Korea Whisked Back Home

Two Americans held by North Korea were on their way home Saturday after their release was secured through a secret mission by the top U.S. intelligence official to the reclusive Communist country.

11/08/2014

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Bakersfield Woman Sentenced To 15 Years In Prison For Killing 2-Year-Old Niece

A woman accused of driving around for hours with the body of her 2-year-old niece in the back seat has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison in California.

11/07/2014

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After-Dark Clown Sightings Trouble California City

People dressed as clowns are causing a stir in the southern San Joaquin Valley.

10/12/2014

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Bakersfield Vice Principal Arrested After Bringing Gun On Junior High School Campus

Sgt. Joe Grubbs of the Bakersfield Police Department said Thursday that 51-year-old Kent Williams was booked into jail and placed on administrative leave. Williams cooperated with officials and police say the school day went uninterrupted.

08/28/2014

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Masked Men Storm California Apartment, Kill 3

Investigators are trying to determine a motive after multiple men in masks stormed a Central California apartment and opened fire, killing three men and wounding another.

08/08/2014

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Tons Of Pot Seized From U-Haul After Traffic Stop

Police in Central California said Thursday they seized more than 3 tons of packaged marijuana after pulling over a U-Haul driver who ran a red light.

07/10/2014

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