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.
Ted Kennedy Jr. to run for Senate
Ted Kennedy Jr. is expected to announce Tuesday that he's running for the state Senate in Connecticut.
Obama, Senate Dems take aim at gender pay gap
Obama on Tuesday planned to sign an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from retaliating against workers who discuss their pay.
Obama tests work policies for contractions
Sidestepping Congress, President Barack Obama is imposing new rules on the federal government's vast array of contractors.
Survey: Health insurance gains pick up
A major new survey finds that a growing percentage of Americans have gained health insurance.
Arvin residents still unable to return home
It has been nearly a month since a gas leak forced several residents of Arvin to abandoned their homes and fire officials said they're…
Stolen car found in canal
Deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Department have recovered a stolen car from Visalia in a canal.
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.
Bakersfield Museum of Art looking for volunteers
The Bakersfield Museum of Art is looking for volunteers to help with weekend spring planting in the landscape surrounding museum's sculpture…
Community launches website to report water leaks
Water agencies in and around the Tehachapi area have launched a new website to help conserve wasted water.
Become an animal foster parent today!
Officials at the Kern County Animal Service want you to help them save the lives of many four-legged furry animals by becoming a foster parent.
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.
Can the drought last forever?
Drought conditions aren’t going to be improving anytime soon.
DMV cracking down on illegal car sales
Hundreds of undercover Department of Motor Vehicle officers are targeting vendors who they say are placing dangerous cars on…
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…