Huge fire in the Kern River bottom in Oildale
A fire has been reported in the Kern River bottom near Oildale.
Babysitter sentenced in death of one-year-old
$1 billion water spending plan heads to governor
A plan to pump $1 billion of water spending into drought-stricken California cleared the Legislature on Thursday and was sent to Gov. Jerry…
'Shoot the gays' initiative proposed in Calif.
An Orange County attorney is proposing a ballot initiative that calls for gays to be shot to death.
Brittany Maynard video supports assisted suicide
In a video recorded 19 days before Brittany Maynard took life-ending drugs, she tells California lawmakers that no one should have to leave…
Man who shot, killed officer found dead
A man who shot and killed a Northern California police officer responding to a call that he was threatening to commit suicide was found dead…
What's difference about latest Ebola vaccine
A whole virus Ebola vaccine has been shown to protect monkeys exposed to the virus. Here's what's different about this vaccine.
Dozens injured in NY fire, building collapse
Smoke from a fire and building collapse in Manhattan's East Village can be seen and smelled for miles as more than 100 firefighters try to…
The pope's US tour: White House, Congress, UN
On Thursday, press secretary Josh Earnest announced Pope Francis will make a stop at the White House during a trip to the U.S. in September.
Germanwings crash and cockpit security concerns
Measures designed to prevent intruders from accessing the cockpit allowed one pilot to lock the other out before the Germanwings Airbus 320 crash.
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Kern County's best breaking news app has been completely re-designed to bring you faster performance and stunning improvements to photos…