Central California Father Accused Of Routinely Bounding 7-Year-Old BoyKern County deputies rescued a 7-year-old boy found bound at the wrists and ankles and arrested his father, the Sheriff's Office said.
Evacuations Lifted After Chemical Leak At California PlantAuthorities urged evacuations within 6 miles of a manufacturing plant Wednesday after a chemical release in a rural area of California's San Joaquin Valley.
4 California Correctional Officers Injured In Inmate AttackFour California correctional officers were injured while subduing an inmate who pulled a weapon on them at Kern Valley State Prison last weekend.
Deputy Finds Missing 85-Year-Old Man From Kern County Stuck In Mud Near TracyA San Joaquin County deputy found and rescued an 85-year-old Kern County man who was reported missing earlier this week.
Authorities Find, Destroy $1B Worth Of Marijuana Plants In Central CaliforniaA tip about supposedly legal hemp production led California investigators to fields of marijuana plants. About 10 million of them.
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.