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A local carpenter has been forced to stop working thanks to brazen thieves who stole his tools and trailer, robbing him of more than $25,000. The entire ordeal was caught on camera. Two thieves drove up to Darrell Mann’s home on Latina Drive in Bakersfield and within three minutes, they had attached his trailer to their vehicle and driven off. Mann told Eyewitness News this is the third time he’s been targeted.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man is suing after he says one of his pinky fingers was caught in an airline armrest mechanism for nearly an hour during a flight to Los Angeles. City News Service reports Stephen Keys has filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against both American Airlines Inc. and SkyWest Airlines Inc., alleging negligence.

Have a free cup of coffee and learn more about the Rural Crime Investigation Unit of the Kern County Sheriff’s Office. Coffee with a Rural Cop takes place from 9-11 a. m. on Tuesday in the back room of the Willow Ranch Restaurant in Buttonwillow, 27770 Lagoon Dr. The RCIU focuses on the prevention and investigation of crimes in the farming, oilfield and livestock industries – all vital parts of the Kern County economy. Share a cup of coffee and meet the detectives…

The Bakersfield Police Department is raising funds for the law enforcement families, both officers and support staff, who lost their homes in the Camp Fire with the Fuzz for Funds campaign. Men in the department let their beards grow out in November and December and are asking the public to vote for the best beard. Votes cost $5 each and may be cast here. The fundraising campaign began Dec. 1 and runs through Dec. 20.

LAS VEGAS -- The Astros have tabbed former big league pitcher Mickey Storey as their manager at Triple-A Round Rock beginning in 2019, a source told MLB.com. Storey, 32, spent last season as manager for Class A Quad Cities, going 81-59 in his first year as skipper. The club has not confirmed the report.

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's eldest son says his father is a "regifter" who "may or may not" have once given him the same gift he presented to his dad the year before. Donald Trump Jr. says in an interview with the entertainment program "Extra" that because he is his father's namesake, he "got regifted all the things that were monogrammed...

UPDATE (6:15 p.m.): California City police said Riley was found safe and no foul-play was involved.

UPDATE (6:15 p. m. ) Riley has been found safe and sound. BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - An 11-year-old girl is missing in California City, according to the local police department. Riley, who has shoulder-length blonde hair and was wearing a black fleece jacket, blue T-shirt, jeans and tan boots, was last seen at California City Middle School around 12:30 p. m. Wednesday. If you have seen Riley, contact CCPD immediately at (760) 373-8606.

SAN LORENZO, Calif. (AP) — A man who authorities say was possibly trying to burglarize an abandoned Chinese restaurant has been rescued from the grease vent, where officials say he had been trapped for two days. The Alameda County sheriff's office says deputies and firefighters were called to the vacant building in San Lorenzo on Wednesday after someone heard cries for help. The office says that when officials arrived they found the grease-covered man stuck inside the metal vent. Sgt.

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NOTE:Bakersfield'sHouchin Community Blood Bank on Wednesday put out a call to local donors in an effort to find a match for this little girl. A story from The Associated Press is below with details on this Florida child’s situation. ---MIAMI (AP) — A worldwide search is on to find blood donors with a rare genetic variation to help save a 2-year-old South Florida girl battling cancer. Zainab Mughal has neuroblastoma and needs life-saving transfusions.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California regulators are considering a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones to help support programs that make phone service accessible to the poor, according to a newspaper report Wednesday. The proposal is scheduled for a vote next month by the state Public Utilities Commission, the Mercury News reported. The wireless industry and business groups...

A launch and lunch party was held on Monday, December 10, for the "Recipes to the Rescue" cookbook.

A man was arrested after he was caught in the act, allegedly stealing from a special needs community for residents with mental health issues.

OneBlood, a Florida blood distribution center, has launched the search to find matching blood donors for Zainab Mughal, a two-year-old with neuroblastoma.

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BREAKING: Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison for crimes including hush-money payments that prosecutors say Trump ordered.