Christmas may not be as bright in Downtown Bakersfield this holiday season unless donors step in with good cheer -- and big checks.
Central Bakersfield Headlines
Veterans Day is Monday, and thousands in Kern County will celebrate the national holiday -- and the veterans who served our country -- during Bakersfield's annual Veterans Day Parade.
A home in Central Bakersfield was damaged by flames and smoke early Monday morning.
If you're headed downtown anytime soon, you may want to leave your house a little early -- because hundreds of parking spots have disappeared.
Five people were hurt after a early morning car crash sent barrels of trash into a central Bakersfield street.
A shooting late Thursday night in central Bakersfield sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries.
East Bakersfield Headlines
An early morning crash damaged part of an elementary school in East Bakersfield.
A pedestrian was killed Tuesday evening in a traffic collision in East Bakersfield.
A driver careened off Highway 58 in East Bakersfield early Tuesday morning -- spending more than two hours trapped in his upside-down vehicle before finally being discovered.
Construction will temporarily stop traffic on Highway 178 beginning Tuesday due to electrical work near City in the Hills.
Bakersfield City and Kern County firefighters braved down power lines to extinguish a raging fire at a home in East Bakersfield.
Kern County firefighters rushed to contain an early morning house fire in East Bakersfield.
Southwest Bakersfield Headlines
A Southern California man is facing felony charges after Bakersfield Police officers say he robbed a Southwest Bakersfield store on Monday night.
One person was killed early Wednesday morning following a car crash on Harris Road.
The popular Bakersfield beavers are back!
The Bakersfield Police Department has reopened all northbound lanes of Coffee Road after recreating an October 2012 crash which claimed the life of a …
A group of local woman will come together Wednesday during a first-of-its-kind event in support of breast cancer awareness.
Police has identified the man taken into custody early Tuesday morning, after investigators say he opened fire on passing police officers.
The following is a list of local school delays for Wednesday, December 11th:
Kern County Fire crews have been called out to a train crash just west of Tehachapi.
School has been canceled Monday in Tehachapi due to snow & ice. El Tejon School District & Caliente are on a two-hour delay due to snow & ice.
The supervisor of a Kern County hotshot crew has been sent to help firefighters investigate the deaths of 19 hotshots in Arizona.
2ND UPDATE: CH.P. & CalTrans officials tell 23ABC that one lane of SB SR 58 may be closed until 12:00 p.m. due to this morning's big rig crash.
The Kern County Superintendent of Schools has announced that Frazier Mountain High School will be closed Thursday due to the Grand Fire.
North River County Headlines
A group of local veterans returned to Kern County Monday night following a weekend trip to Washington, D.C.
A family of five was forced to flee Monday after flames ripped through a home in Northwest Bakersfield.
The principal of Fairview Elementary School was arrested Thursday and accused of killing her husband.
The next phase of Bakersfield's Westside Parkway is already under construction. But a road closure planned for next week could lead to long-term traffic …
1ST UPDATE: The deputy involved in the accident had lights & sirens on and was en route to Hart Park, according to Kern County Sheriff's Office spokesperson …
Police officers are searching for the person who burglarized a Northwest Bakersfield pharmacy early Wednesday morning.
South County Headlines
A teenager has been rushed to the hospital following an early morning shooting south of Lamont.
It has been a part of Kern County since 1925.
Arvin's youngest city councilmember will spend the weekend meeting with other young elected officials in Washington, D.C.
Tenants in a dozen apartment units were displaced early Friday morning after a fire broke out at their Lamont housing complex.
The driver of a big rig escaped serious injuries early Wednesday morning after the vehicle somehow wound up in the California Aqueduct south of Bakersfield.
A Kern County Sheriff's deputy escaped injuries after officials say a fleeing suspect slammed into his patrol unit.
North County Headlines
A small earthquake shook Kern County late Thursday night.
One person was killed in a crash Wednesday on Zerker Road north of Bakersfield.
Delano Police Department investigators are searching for the person who shot and killed a man Monday night at a park.
The Bakersfield Fire Department and B.F.D. Recruit Academy will conduct a "Live Fire Drill" Friday morning.
Kern County Sheriff's homicide detectives said two people were shot and killed in McFarland, Tuesday night.
Road crews are cleaning up a mess after a tractor-trailer tipped and crashed along Northbound Highway 99 and County Line Road.
The crash happened at about …
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) -- Police in the southern Oregon city of Medford say they've made one arrest in the case of two men observed on surveillance video trying to fish deposits out of bank overnight drop boxes.
With one week until Christmas, time might actually be on your side when it comes to saving on those last-minute items.
A Bakersfield woman who was involved in a deadly accident while using a hands-free device appeared in court for the first time Tuesday.
The reopening of the two correctional facilities in Delano and Shafter is considered great news by the community, with benefits having a widespread reach.
Officials with the Bakersfield Police Department and Kern County Sheriff's Department said they have caught the suspected east Bakersfield serial rapist.
A group of local business women have teamed up to gather personal necessities for 25 women living at the Mission at Kern County.
Delano police are asking the public for information on a drive-by shooting.
Local volunteers brightened some senior citizens' day who do not have a family to share the holidays with.
Police are investigating a shooting on Belle Terrace, just east of Chester Avenue.
California lawmakers will be holding a Water News Conference to talk about the record dry conditions.
A group of local business women have teamed up to gather personal necessities for 25 …
ATLANTA (AP) -- Two lucky winning tickets were sold in Tuesday's near-record $636 million…
The Bakersfield Police Department said a twelve year-old runaway female, Jenelle Chipres,…
Kern County bicyclists are getting out in force for a Christmas light ride.
Dignity Health and the American Heart Association organized a free grocery store tour …
- Two winning Mega Millions tickets sold
- Jenelle Chipres, 12, returned home
- Holiday bike ride in southwest
- Latinos learn about healthy groceries
- B-field Hooters girl faces cancer w help
- Hands-free device accident case in court
- Correctional jobs help Shafter, Delano
- Officials catch East Bakersfield rapist
- 2 shot on Garces Highway
- Teddy bears given to senior citizens
- Police find man with head gunshot wound
- Lawmakers urge drought declaration
- Drone will someday survey Kern County
- Tropicana reopening after infestations
- BHS and BCHS football to be on ch. 11
- Kern Co. toddler honored at Rose Parade
- Daniel Harger found dead in prison cell
- Boy, 9, wins 1st, gives trophy to rival
- KUZZ Cares for Kids
- Community outraged by dangling dog pic