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The Kern County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of U. S. Homeland Security Investigations, served narcotics search warrants at three locations in Bakersfield on Friday. During the multi-location operation, law enforcement agencies seized nearly $30,000, three pounds of methamphetamine, almost 18 grams of heroin, 54 marijuana plants, 20 pounds of processed marijuana and seven firearms.

On Aug. 18, Bakersfield attorney Henry Noto allegedly got behind the wheel of his vehicle while under the influence, despite previously receiving two misdemeanors — in 2014 and 2016 — for DUI, according to news reports. On this occasion, however, this decision caused severe injuries to several people when he failed to stop at a stop…

GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. (AP) - With muddy river water still washing over entire communities on Friday, eight days after Hurricane Florence slammed into land with nearly 3 feet of rain, new evacuation orders forced residents to flee to higher ground amid a sprawling disaster that's beginning to feel like it will never end.

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Federal agents arrested an Oregon man who threatened to kill YouTube employees and specifically threatened the CEO of the company, saying he was coming for her, the FBI said Friday.

A local DUI attorney accused of a third DUI following a crash with major injuries has been released from jail on bail.

UPDATE (4:26 p. m. ): The Fire Department says evacuations have been lifted. Forward progress on the Lynn Fire has been stopped. The fire consumed about 99 acres and is 50 percent contained. The previous story is below. ---BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – Structures are threatened by a 30-acre grass fire east of Highway 65, north of Bakersfield, according to the Kern County Fire Department. Evacuations are recommended off Poso Hollow Road. The Fire Department is calling this the Lynn Fire.

Kern County Firefighters are battling a grass fire off Highway 65 in the area of Poso Creek, officials said Friday afternoon.

A Bakersfield man has been arrested on a federal warrant accused of transporting more than 100 lbs of drugs.

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Officials in northwestern Germany declared a disaster across three towns on Friday over a wildfire which has been burning for more than two weeks, according to Deutsche Welle. The fire was ignited by a rocket test conducted on an army training site, but German firefighters have struggled to extinguish the blaze which has spread across moorland used by the German army to conduct training exercises. Smoke is now spread across more than 62 miles from the blaze and is visible on satellite images.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – Mercy Hospital is asking for the community’s help to identify a patient. The man is unresponsive, and hospital staff don’t know how to contact his family. The man was picked up Sept. 8 in the Maricopa/Taft area. He is white, roughly 25 to 30 years old, about 5-foot-11 and 163 pounds. He has a tattoo on his right upper arm. Anyone with information helpful to identifying this patient is asked to contact the hospital at (661) 632-5029.

Walmart, America's largest retailer, warned the Trump administration that new tariffs on Chinese goods will hit American consumers and businesses. The company sent a letter to U. S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Sept. 9, warning, "The immediate impact will be to raise prices on consumers and tax American business and manufacturers. " Walmart 301 Submission Final, Sept. 9, 2018 by lbernstein on Scribd.

Moscow and Ankara announced they reached an agreement to establish the borders of a demilitarized zone surrounding Syria's last remaining rebel enclave of Idlib on Friday, according to The AFP. Russia's top diplomat said the deal could put a hold on the assault for Idlib. "Just yesterday or the day before, the militaries of Russia and Turkey agreed on the concrete frontiers of the demilitarised zone," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after talks with his Bosnian counterpart Igor

At least 136 bodies have been retrieved from Lake Victoria in east Africa after a ferry sank on Thursday, Tanzanian officials have said. Scores more were reported missing as rescuers searched for survivors. The MV Nyerere, with a capacity to hold 101 people, had been dangerously overloaded, the government’s chief secretary John Kijazi told reporters. He ordered an investigation and said those responsible will face charges. Initial estimates suggested that the ferry was carrying as many as 300

Penske Logistics has been named a 2018 Great Supply Chain Partner by SupplyChainBrain, a leading industry information resource. Penske is among the 100 organizations gracing the list.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a homeless man was found fatally bludgeoned on a Southern California beach the same day two of three homeless men died after they were beaten last weekend in downtown Los Angeles. Santa Monica police say the body of man in his 30s was found around 6:40 a. m. Thursday under the city's pier. Officers determined he had an injury "consistent with blunt force trauma to the head. "Lt.

I'M A PRETTY TOUGH COOKIE. (Suggested listening while you read: Bluebird by Luca Fogale.) I once walked around on a broken kneecap and torn meniscus for a week before realizing I needed medical attention. When I dislocated my jaw, I popped it back into place on the field so I wouldn’t be pulled from my soccer game. Two out of the three times, I gave birth to my large-headed babies without drugs. (Side note: the third time, I had an epidural and I…

A 36-year-old man was sentenced to prison for child molestation. The Tulare County District Attorney's Office says Jose Luis Garcia was sentenced 35 years to life in prison on eight counts of lewd acts upon a child under the age of fourteen, one count of possession of child pornography and one count of possession of stolen property. Back in July, Garcia pleaded no contest to those charges.

From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest campgrounds of California to Amazon's CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans.