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The Brazilian government's indigenous agency released new footage on Friday which showed an uncontacted indigenous man who has lived alone for at least 22 years deep in the Amazon rainforest, according to The Guardian. In the short video, the man is seeing doing vigorous work to cut down a tree and officials said they believe the man is in his 50s and appeared to be in excellent health despite never having any contact with the outside world. “He is very well, hunting, maintaining…

UPDATE: The Kern County coroner on Friday identified this motorcycle rider as 64-year-old Leland Ernest Smith.---BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - A motorcyclist is dead after a crash on Granite Road. The California Highway Patrol says the man was riding a

LOS ANGELES (AP) James Gunn was fired Friday as director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 because of old tweets that recently emerged where he joked about subjects like pedophilia and rape.Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn said in a statement that t

Laura Pereyra was happy. She'd snagged a shadow box at a yard sale in southwest Bakersfield for less than $2.

Poland's parliament adopted new rules on Friday which aimed to expedite naming a new Supreme Court chief after a judicial overhaul was adopted earlier this month that critics argue is undemocratic, according to Reuters. Chief Judge Malgorzata Gersdorf has refused to resign though, even though 22 Supreme Court judges were forced into retirement by the new legislation earlier this month. Gersdorf said she will remain in her position until her constitutional term expires in 2020 and has become a

Robert Griffin posted the story on Facebook, saying he and his wife Maggie were meeting a friend at Chick-Fil-A so they could drop off their daughters before they headed to the hospital. By that time, Maggie had started going into labor

The local unemployment rate jumped a full point in June as more people entered the workforce, the state reported Friday, even as it noted job gains in key sectors.

No charges will be filed against two Tehachapi Police Department officers who shot an unarmed man on May 24, 2017, Kern County District Attorney Lisa Green announced Friday.

The Bakersfield Dome will host one final event Sunday night: a free pro wrestling show.

The farmers market will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Kern County Fairgrounds, at Gate 30 near the intersection of P Street and Belle Terrace, organizers said.

Bakersfield College football’s two speedster stars on the offensive end, running back Elisha Ortiz and receiver Cameron Roberson, each have specific goals for themselves for the upcoming 2018 season.

A Paso Robles Winery with ties to Kern County is opening a tasting room in Downtown Bakersfield.

Embattled Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega spoke at a rally in Managua to commemorate the 39th anniversary of the Sandinista revolution but ended up attacking the protesters that have been calling for his resignation as belonging to a "murderous, coup-mongering satanic sect," a ccording to The Guardian. After a number of international figures and organizations condemned Ortega's own forces and paramilitary forces loyal to the president as being responsible for a large majority of the deadly

The Mega Millions jackpot swelled to $422 million after no winning tickets were sold in Tuesday's draw.

The New York Times reported on Friday Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer, had secretly recorded a conversation with then-candidate Trump in 2016 which discussed making payments to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Trump. The FBI seized that recording along with numerous other filed after raiding Cohen's office and residences earlier this year. The Justice Department is investigating Cohen's involvement in paying women to remain quiet about a potentially

Richard William Kollin was shot by Tehachapi police officers Jared McCombs and Bruce Medina on May 24, 2017.

Millions of people on social media are talking about an alleged groping incident that happened at a popular Savannah restaurant.

Today looks to drop to a high of 103 degrees in Bakersfield, still five degrees above our seasonal average of 98, but better thank yesterday's 108! The air q...

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Berry Petroleum Corp. continues its rise from ashes with news this week that the Bakersfield-based oil producer has launched an initial public offering that could bolster its finances following the

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) - At least 13 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists capsized and sank on a lake during a thunderstorm in a country music mecca in southwest Missouri, authorities said Friday. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jason Pace said four people remain missing Friday after the Ride the Ducks boat sank on Table Rock Lake in Branson Thursday evening. He said 14...

UPDATE: Friday - 10:55 a.m.Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader described the search as a recovery mode for the bodies that are still missing during a news conference Friday morning.Rader says the driver of the Ride the Ducks boat died but that the captain surv

UPDATE: Police said Friday that this man has been found.---BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) Bakersfield police are looking for 59-year-old Robert Chase, who was last seen in the 3900 block of Riverlakes Drive in northwest Bakersfield around 1 a.m. Friday.H