Local Services in Bakersfield, CA

A Bakersfield man is set to serve close to a decade in prison after being sentenced on federal child pornography charges.

A manslaughter case against a management company in the death of a baby girl in a mobile home fire in 2016 has been dismissed because of insufficient evidence.

CHICO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities searching through the blackened aftermath of California's deadliest wildfire have released the names of about 100 people who are still missing, including many in their 80s and 90s, and dozens more could still be unaccounted for. As the names were made public late Tuesday, additional crews joined the search, and the statewide death toll climbed to at least...

NEW YORK (AP) - A federal judge admonished the lawyer for Mexican drug smuggler El Chapo on Wednesday after an opening statement that riled Mexican presidents by accusing them of taking bribes. Federal prosecutors had asked U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan to throw out the defense's opening statement at the New York trial of Joaquin Guzman, saying it was "permeated with improper...

A 14-year-old from Cal City was arrested on suspicion of stealing a car and then leading officers on a chase through Cal City earlier this week.

The suspect in this year's Parkland school massacre is in trouble behind bars after authorities say he attacked an officer inside the jail he is being held at.

NEW YORK (AP) - Much of the New York City neighborhood selected by Amazon for one of its new headquarters is in a federal "opportunity zone," a designation created by President Donald Trump's tax overhaul that offers developers potentially millions of dollars in capital gains tax breaks to invest in high-poverty, low-income areas.

Supervisor David Couch is continuing a series of town halls in Kern County's 4th District in Shafter on Wednesday evening.