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Families of rural children with mild head injuries pay more for medical care and get less of it, a Washington State University analysis has found.

Sunday morning, the community came together for the 35th Bakersfield Toy Run and Food Drive to benefit hundreds of families all around Kern County. "The people on the Toy Run committee genuinely believe that families are the most important thing in the world. And they believe that kids are the most important thing in a family. And we have families in Kern County who, as hard as their parents might try, they just can't do Christmas,” said Dawn Oldaker, the president of the…

Runners from all around Kern County laced up for the first annualHanukkah 8 Krazy Kilometers fun run Sunday. The event gave people a chance to participate in the celebration ofHanukkah bylighting a holidaymenorah, eating foods fried in oil like latkes andplaying with dreidel's. Proceeds for the event will be donates to various programs including Panorama Vista Preserve, a riparian habitat preserve, environmental education program, and Plant a Tree in Israel.

TORONTO (AP) - Featherweight champion Max Holloway stopped top contender Brian Ortega by TKO at UFC 231 on Saturday nightThe fight was stopped by the doctor after four rounds. Ortega's left eye was almost closed, his face bloodied.The skills of Holloway, who was returning from an injury-plagued year, were too much for Ortega, who had rallied in the third round but was unable to take Holloway down or use his vaunted jiu-jitsu.

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Royalty, Real Housewives and the fathers of two Kardashian babies were among the celebs that fanned out across Miami for a week of glamorous parties toasting the world's best artists during Art Basel.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Documents from the investigation into the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut are shedding light on the gunman's anger, scorn for other people, and deep social isolation in the years leading up to the shooting.

PALMDALE — The effort to honor the late R. Lee Ermey, perhaps best known as “They Gunny,” the Marine Corps drill in­structor he portrayed in the movie “Full Metal Jack­et,”

Temperatures are seasonal for this time of year. The valley can expect hazy conditions Sunday. High thin clouds will build over the region in the afternoon. ...

"Before you were ever born, the God of this universe thought so highly of you to write a poem about your life."

The winners for the third annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards were announced Saturday with Morgan Neville’s Won’t You Be My Neighbor? taking the top honor of Best Documentary. The…

Officers with the Delano Police Department helped out some families Saturday with a special shopping spree during their 28th annual shop with a cop event. Officers helped families shop for gifts at the Kmart in Delano. Some of the children were also treated to a breakfast with the Police Department's own“Maddie Claus. ”

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man who was molested decades ago by the man who went on to abduct, sexually assault and kill Jacob Wetterling was awarded more than $17 million in damages, in a ruling made public Thursday. Jared Scheierl was 12 when he was molested by Danny Heinrich in 1989 in Cold Spring. The attack happened months before Jacob, 11, was abducted from a rural road near his home in St. Joseph. In 2016, Heinrich admitted to sexually assaulting…

The North of the River parade brought the Christmas spirit to Oildale Saturday. The theme for this year's parade wasRock n Roll. Parade floats, bands and other groups and organizations marched down the streets of Oildale. Eyewitness News Morning Anchor Aaron Perlman was the master of ceremonies for the event this year.

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a story Dec. 7 about President Donald Trump's selection of his next top military adviser, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Gen. Mark Milley is a former commander of the 82nd Airborne Division and the 5th Special Forces Group. He is a former commander of the 10th Mountain Division.A corrected version of the story is below:Trump chooses chief of the Army to be top military adviser

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) - Police have arrested and charged a man with killing a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped last month from a North Carolina mobile home park.The FBI said early Saturday that Michael Ray McLellan has been charged in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Hania Noelia Aguilar. The announcement comes the same day that a memorial service for Aguilar is set to take place at a local high school.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has taken another step towardhis long-teased major White House shake-up, gearing up for the twin challenges of battling for re-election and dealing with the Democrats' investigations once they take control of the House. The biggest piece of the shifting picture: Chief of Staff John Kelly's is officially out. Trump announced Friday he was picking a new U. S. attorney general and a new ambassador to the U. N.