A Ridgecrest man was sentenced to 12 years and four months in prison for the death of his infant son Tuesday.
Sims was arrested in 2012 after his 10-week-old son Travion died.
Police said Travion's injuries were the equivalent of being dropped from a three-story building.
Sims was charged with first-degree murder, but pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in a deal.
Propane leak at Halo factory in Delano
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Alta Sierra not worried about warm weather
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County Farmers Become More Aware of Overspray
Today the Kern County Farm Bureau and Spray Safe teamed up to host an event that almost 500 local farm owners and workers attended.
Bomb threat reported at Bolthouse Farms
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