IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes
A government investigator says the Internal Revenue Service paid $1 million in bonuses to employees who owed back taxes.
Clemency after 10 years in prison
The Justice Department will begin considering clemency applications from nonviolent federal inmates who have already served 10 years or more…
US weighs curbing deportations
Tens of thousands of immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally but don't have serious criminal records could be shielded from deportation under…
WH: 'No comment' on Justin Beiber petition
The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: No comment.
President criticizes attacks on Obamacare
President Obama criticized attempts to repeal his Affordable Care Act and shared new data about open enrollment.
Holder to speak at ceremony for Kansas victims
A service for the three people killed at Jewish community sites will be held Thursday.
The complications of simplifying the tax code
Simplifying the tax code is the one thing almost everyone in Washington agrees should happen. So what's stopping Congress?
AG urges approval of $15M for shooter training
Attorney General Eric Holder is urging Congress to approve $15 million for training law enforcement officers in handling shooting rampages.
Accused shoe-thrower linked to James Holmes case
A woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton has connections to the Aurora shooting case, according to reports.
Mrs. Obama, 'first dogs' visit military families
Michelle Obama says she is shining a light on military families who are her heroes and a medical facility that treats them as she gives…
Medical pot measure could help Florida Democrats
Florida Democrats hope medical marijuana is the cure to their midterm blues.
Hillary Clinton book to be released June 10
Hillary Rodham Clinton's new book on her time as President Barack Obama's secretary of state will be released on June 10.
Missing Florida man found at Bakersfield shelter
A man sought by authorities was found at the The Mission Wednesday.
Reportto show Valley air quality progress
The air we breathe is being put to the test in an annual report on Kern County's health.
Pedestrian hit in the middle of China Grade Loop
A driver struck a pedestrian in the middle of the road Wednesday morning.
Animal foundation looks to community for help
If you walk through Kern County Animal Services on any given day, you'll be greeted by hundreds of wonderful and loving animals who are…
Camping restricted in Upper Kern River area
Drought and fire risk require restrictions on camping in the Upper Kern River area of Sequoia National Forest.
Man accused of deadly DUI enters unrelated plea
A man accused of a deadly drunken driving accident was in court on unrelated charges Tuesday.
4-year prison term in No. Calif. mortgage fraud
A 39-year-old Northern California man connected to a wide-ranging mortgage-lending scheme has been sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison.
East Bay to tap Sacramento River water
To cope with drought conditions, the East Bay Municipal Utility District will begin diverting water from the Sacramento River for the first…
LA workers uncover 'Mother Ditch' system
Construction workers digging for a new development near downtown Los Angeles uncovered a brick pipe that further excavation…
Google challenges nonprofits on ideas
Google has a challenge for U.S. nonprofits.
Gov. Brown declares April 21 John Muir Day
Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring Monday, April 21, 2014 as "John Muir Day" in the State of California.
Del Taco customers hit with expensive bill
What was supposed to be a cheap bite at Del Taco turned out to be small fortune for some Southern California customers.
Recycling by the numbers
A closer look at recycling and composting, according to the EPA.
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.