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The Bakersfield Police Department made two DUI arrests, one alcohol-related and the other for cannabis, Saturday night during a DUI / Driver's License Checkpoint on Panorama Drive by Bakersfield College.

Four families have been displaced after a fire damaged several apartments in Taft on Monday.

A former Bakersfield Blaze baseball player will take the field Tuesday night in the Major League Baseball All-Star game.

Rescued dog Deuce is thriving after losing both left legs, and serving as an inspiration to others. WLEX's Claire Crouch reports.

Do you ever wonder what is the best way to get rid of a wasp nest? Find out what to do and what not to do when getting rid of wasp nests from a property with tips from Western Exterminator.

A Shafter man died Saturday when his vehicle slammed into a tree, according to the coroner's office.

Family confirmed with 23ABC a local Marine was killed in San Diego. Family said George Galvan was born and raised in Bakersfield and attended Mira Monte High School. He died June 30 in a crash in San Diego. He was 23 years old.

There’s a new room in the Kern County Public Health building known as the “Ebola Room.”

A caller claimed to be in the crowd at the Greek Theatre with pope bombs and threatened blow them up if he didn't receive $5,000.

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is trying to ease wait times across the state by expanding office hours.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A second-generation California firefighter who was using a bulldozer to prevent a wildfire from spreading was killed Saturday near Yosemite National Park, state

HELSINKI (AP) - President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin opened their long-awaited summit Monday with a wink and slouch, respectively, then talked one on one behind closed doors for two-plus hours before the American leader declared their meeting was off to a very, very good start for everybody.Neither leader revealed what was discussed. But in advance of the talks, Trump listed a series of topics that did not include Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

If you get hit by an uninsured driver, you might not be able to collect the money you need to fix your vehicle – unless you have uninsured motorist coverage. Get details here:

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Self-written obituary gives heart-wrenching glimpse into the life of Iowa 5-year-old who recently lost his battle with a rare form of cancer. WHO's Jodi Long reports.

Police say two women who were hospitalized after getting struck by a vehicle in East Bakersfield Friday night didn't have the right of way.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's June primary saw the highest percentage of voter turnout in a midterm primary election since 1998.More than 37 percent of registered voters cast ballots in the primary. That's up more than 12 percent from the previous midterm primary in 2014, when turnout hit a record low. The June turnout was closer to levels in the 2010 and 2006 primaries, when 33 percent of registered voters participated.

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) – An officer in an unmarked car suffered minor injuries in a crash Wednesday.The officer’s injuries were described as minor.The collision took place at 17th and F streets when the other driver reputedly ran a red light.Polic