What does panhandling law mean for businesses?
After months of discussion, Bakersfield leaders have reached a decision that will help a growing problem of panhandling downtown.
KCSO: Man arrested for sexual contact with kids
Kern County Sheriff's deputies arrested 57-year-old Daniel Holthaus of Bakersfield after an investigation that revealed he had…
Roadway on SR 178 at mouth of canyon now clear
Two vehicles were blocking the roadway on State Route 178 at the mouth of the canyon, according to California Highway Patrol.
Taco Bell tesing new quesadilla in Bakersfield
Taco Bell is testing a new product and Bakersfield residents get to be the judge.
Arvin kids celebrate Easter
About 100 young people in the Arvin area participated in an Easter celebration during the last day of their spring break.
Man accused of slaying 2 bondsmen gets plea deal
The man accused of shooting and killing two bondsmen--brothers--in 2012 entered a plea Friday.
State raises water allocation to 5 percent
The California Department of Water Resources announced it will increase the water delivery allocation from 0 to 5 percent.
Man accused of DUI wreck arrested again
A man accused of hitting and killing a pregnant woman in a drunken driving accident was arrested again Friday.
7 dogs rescued from 'inhumane' conditions
Animal services rescued seven dogs from a Stallion Springs property Thursday.
CSUB students dancing to help sick children
A Guinness World Record holder is out to do it again to help sick children in Bakersfield.
Kern County unemployment rises slightly in March
The unemployment rate in Kern County rose in March to 13.1 percent, according to new data.
Vacant home caught fire in Southeast Bakersfield
Fire investigators are trying to figure out was sparked a late-night blaze at a home in Southeast Bakersfield Thursday.
Valley All-Star Game to be played for a cause
The Valley High School All-Star basketball game will have crazy crossovers, dramatic three's and monster dunks - not just for the…
A Little Piece of History: Taft's mini-Fenway
Taft is now home to a little bit of baseball history - or maybe wiffle ball history. On Thursday the West Side Recreation and Park District…
Ripken Foundation expanding field initiative
Cal Ripken Jr. has made youth initiatives a priority during much of his post-baseball career since retiring from the Orioles in 2001.
Blaze lose 9-2 against Tecate
The Bakersfield Blaze showed tremendous patience, drawing nine walks, but could not come up with the big hit, and the San Jose Giants pulled…
A Long Flight: Condors ready for playoffs
The Condors sure know how to have fun. But no promotion - even Undy Sunday can come close to the excitement of playoff hockey. It's been…
Blaze wins against Stockton Ports 8-3
Bakersfield Blaze Game Recap: Late Surge and Ben Lively a Lethal Combo, Blaze Win 8-3A two-part game started with arms and ended with…
Man who opened fire outside mall in OC sentenced
A man who fired dozens of bullets outside an Orange County shopping mall the day after a deadly school shooting in Connecticut has been…
OC man convicted of hiring hit…
An Orange County man accused of hiring hit men to murder his wife so he could avoid a costly divorce has been convicted of murder.
California rail line fined for worker deaths
Workplace safety officials fined a San Francisco Bay Area commuter rail line $210,000 on Thursday over the deaths of two of its workers on tracks.
Woman heads back to Boston Marathon to honor dad
In less than a month, Tori Parks was present for an American tragedy and lost her father.
Baby dies after forgotten in car, police say
An infant boy died Wednesday after being left in a hot car by his father, who reportedly forgot he was there when he went to work, according…
Kittens accidentally packed in box, shipped
The two kittens, named Mouse and Wifi, were packed with fiberglass equipment and shipped from Los Angeles to San Diego.
Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day
Tuesday, Major League Baseball celebrated the 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier by having all…
User photos: 'Blood moon' lunar eclipse April 14
Kern County viewers submitted photos of the Blood Moon lunar eclipse. You can submit news or photos to IShotIt@turnto23.com
Mars makes closest approach to earth in 6 years
Mars made its closest approach to planet earth in six years on April 13. 23ABC viewers sent us their photos of the moon and Mars!
Thousands came out for first Mac and Cheese Fest
Around 3,000 people showed up for the first ever Macaroni and Cheese Festival that was held at the CSUB Ampitheater. Proceeds from the event…
IMAGES: 1974 Super Outbreak aftermath
Pictures from the aftermath of the 1974 Super Outbreak show widespread devastation.
Snow in Kern County mountains April 1
Tehachapi and other mountain communities had snow Tuesday morning. Follow meteorologist Elaina Rusk for up-to-the-minute weather, traffic…