Convicted Child Molester Slain By Fellow Inmate At California PrisonAuthorities say a convicted child molester was beaten to death by another inmate just days after arriving at a California prison.
Hunt Continues For Paroled Sex Offender After RV Chase From LA To BakersfieldStephen Houk is a registered sex offender who was on parole following a conviction in Oregon for felony sodomy, records indicated.
California Judge: Baker Can Refuse Same-Sex Wedding CakesA judge has ruled a bakery owner can continue to refuse to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples because it violates her Christian beliefs.
Child From Family Living In Storage Container Dies In FireCalifornia authorities say a young child has died in a fire inside a storage unit where a family of five had been living.
Suspect Who Opened Fire At California Hospital Is IdentifiedCalifornia authorities have identified a gunman who fired through a glass door at a hospital emergency room before being shot and wounded by police.
Gunman Opens Fire At Hospital In BakersfieldA man was shot Friday after police say he opened fire at a hospital in Bakersfield, California.
8 Dogs Killed In Fire At Bakersfield MotelCalifornia authorities say more than 30 people were displaced and eight dogs were killed when fire tore through a residential motel in Bakersfield.
Former Deputies Get Probation For Trafficking Pot Seized By Law EnforcementTwo former California sheriff's deputies have been sentenced to probation and community service for selling marijuana that had been seized by law enforcement.
Drunk Driver Suspected Of Causing Central California Crash That Killed Woman, DaughterCalifornia prosecutors will seek murder charges against a suspected drunken driver with prior DUI arrests who allegedly caused a head-on collision that killed a mother and daughter.
Man Dies After Running 5K In Bakersfield During HeatwaveA Central California man has died after taking part in a 5K run in searing heat.
Unarmed Man, 73, With Dementia Shot And Killed By Police In BakersfieldA Bakersfield police officer answering a report of a man with a gun shot and killed an unarmed 73-year-old as he stood in a neighbor's driveway, authorities said. The man's family said he was in the early stages of dementia.