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Kern County sheriff's deputies are asking for the community's help in finding a missing 13-year-old teen. Deputies said Marya Neufeld was last seen around 6 p. m. on Sept. 20 near the 600 block of Roberts Lane. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at (661) 861-3110.

(UPDATE: September 22, 2018 6:13 p.m.) The Charlie Fire has burned 1200 acres, according to LA County Fire.

Over 100,000 Americans live with sickle cell disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One Bakersfield nonprofit is striving to help local Kern County residents overcome this disease.

Police arrested a suspected gang member Saturday after a loaded firearm was found in his car. Johnny Bernal-Flores, 23, was pulled over around 2:30 a. m. on Flower Street. While searching his car officers said they found a loaded Glock 9mm handgun with a high capacity magazine. Officers also determined Flores was a parole for burglary and has had a documented past as a criminal street gang member. Flores was arrested and taken to jail.

Officers from the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department escorted a fallen deputy's sister back to school on her first day back after the loss of her brother.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lawyers for the woman who's accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault decades ago when they were teenagers say they've accepted the Senate Judiciary Committee's request for her to tell her story. But attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford say in a letter to the committee's Republican majority that they want to set up a time later Saturday to keep discussing terms of Ford's appearance.

A routine traffic stop led to an arrest of a known gang member in Northeast Bakersfield.

WILMINGTON, N. C. (AP) — Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence's floodwaters. Forecasters predicted the water will continue to rise Saturday at the L. V. Sutton Power Station. Duke Energy spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said the utility doesn't believe the breach poses a significant threat of increased flooding to nearby communities.

Omaha, Nebraska officials said in a press conference Friday afternoon have identified more than 1,000 violations at Yale Park Apartments that will be served to the owner next week.

Concerns are rising Kern might lose local control over groundwater pumping — an activity vital to farmers, ranchers, oil producers and others — after county officials moved to scale back

Mickey Callaway on righthander: "He's on our radar, for sure. I think if he continues to improve the way he's done this year that you're going to see him at some point in a Mets uniform next year."

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The Bakersfield City School District is encouraging parents to get more involved in their child's education.

Many teams had bye weeks, but those who played continued putting in work ahead of league play.

Washington: United States Secretary of State, Michael R. Pompeo has warned Iran of “direct action” for any attacks on Washington in Iraq, even those using proxy forces, against US interests. In an interview to CNN, Pompeo

On September 22 every year, Rose Day is observed, for all the people all over the world who are battling cancer. One way in which we can cut down on cancers such as lung cancer, is by reducing the passive smoke that we inhale. health Updated: Sep 22, 2018 09:26 IST Kabir Bhandari Hindustan Times, Delhi Follow Story Follow Story --> The rose is a symbol of love, care and concern. On September 22 every year, Rose Day is observed, for all the…

Gunmen on Friday killed a Mexican journalist who had received threats after reporting on corruption in the southern state of Chiapas, his newspaper said, in what was at least the ninth murder of a reporter in the country this year. Mario Gomez, a reporter with El Heraldo de Chiapas, is the latest victim in a wave of violence against the press in Mexico, the second-deadliest country in the world for journalists after war-torn Syria,