Chevron Spills 800,000 Gallons Of Oil, Water In Central CaliforniaCalifornia authorities are preparing to start cleaning up an oil spill that dumped nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into a Kern County canyon.
Driver Rescued After Crashing His Challenger Into California Aqueduct"Sometimes you just have to take a break and contemplate your life choices," CHP Buttonwillow wrote in a Facebook post.
California Man Killed By Illegal Fireworks BlastThe Kern County Sheriff's Office says a 45-year-old man was killed when an illegal firework detonated.
3 Facing Federal Prosecution For Hiding Alleged Newman Cop Killer From PoliceThe three people accused of harboring alleged cop killer Gustavo Perez Arriaga will face federal prosecution, according to the Kern County District Attorney. 
Suspect In Newman Officer Ronil Singh’s Killing Arrested In Kern CountyThe suspect in the killing of Newman police officer Ronil Singh has been arrested, authorities say.
Correctional Officer Dies Months After Inmate Attack At California PrisonAuthorities say a California prison guard has died five months after he and another officer were attacked by inmates.
Nutria Hunt Keeping Wildlife Officials BusyThe nutria has caused state officials to create a multi-agency task force which is already working on a plan to eradicate the rodents, much like they did more than 40 years ago.
Video Claims To Show Kern County Sheriff Saying It's 'Better Financially' To Kill Suspects Than To 'Cripple' ThemA 12-year-old video showing a sheriff discussing the cost of inmate and suspect deaths has sparked controversy in the California county where he is facing re-election.
Video Surfaces Of Kern Co. Sheriff Saying 'Better Financially' To Kill Suspects Than Wound ThemAn election fight in Central California has led to the resurfacing of a video featuring controversial comments from the Kern County sheriff.
Man On California Death Row For More Than 2 Decades Has Case Thrown OutA man convicted of murder and sentenced to death has had his case vacated by the California Supreme Court.
Fight Over Charles Manson's Estate, Remains In Need Of VenueThe battle brewing over the estate of Charles Manson entered court Monday, though it remains unclear where it will ultimately be fought or whether others will join a pen pal and purported grandson laying claim to the cult leader's possessions and body.