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Past articles by Monica:

Law enforcement responding to possible active shooter at Memorial Hospital in Central Bakersfield

Multiple law enforcement agencies are responding to Memorial Hospital and the surrounding area. → Read More

Traffic Alert: Issue with railroad crossing arms causing delays on Rosedale Highway

BAKERSFIELD, CALIF. — California Highway Patrol says to expect traffic delays if you are headed down Rosedale Highway Monday afternoon. CHP says malfunctioning railroad crossing arms at Rosedale Highway and Camino Del Rio are to blame for the delays. They say the arms are not returning to their upright position, so officers are holding them to allow cars to pass through. CHP is working with the… → Read More

Reports of a fire in Central Bakersfield, classes cancelled at Weill Institute

Bakersfield City Fire Officials say a small explosion sparked a fire at the AT&T building in Downtown Bakersfield Tuesday night, leading to a power outage affecting homes and businesses in the surrounding area. → Read More

Tehachapi Police: No attempted abductions have taken place

The Tehachapi Police Department responding Friday night to social media posts claiming that there have been two attempted child abductions in the past two days; saying they have investigated those claims and have determined no attempted abductions have occurred. → Read More

Kern County Sheriff's Office investigating remains found in South Bakersfield drainage sump

The Kern County Sheriff's Office says they are investigating human remains that were found in South Bakersfield Friday evening. → Read More

Kern County Sheriff's Office investigating homicide in Lamont, probable cause released

(UPDATE: October 11, 2018) KCSO Deputies were called to a residence in Lamont around 2:22 p.m. on Tuesday, October 9 where they found a man, Fidel Rosario Osorio Vaquero, on the ground next to the front door of a trailer in the back of a home. → Read More

CSUB hosts debate for District 4 Board of Supervisors position

California State University Bakersfield held a 4th District Kern County Supervisor debate on Wednesday, October 10. → Read More

Kern County Board of Supervisors releases memo connected to case involving Supervisor Leticia Perez

The Kern County Board of Supervisors voted in closed session Tuesday to release a memo to the Kern County District Attorneys Office. According to the DA's office, the memo concerns Supervisor Leticia Perez's potential conflict of interest regarding cannabis in Kern County. → Read More

Fatal crash in Buttonwillow

California Highway Patrol says two people have now died from their injuries after a car collided head-on with another in Taft Friday. → Read More

Fatal accident reported on Highway 99 near Wooloomes Avenue

Early reports show at least one person is dead following an accident on southbound Highway 99 near Woollomes Avenue Tuesday evening. → Read More

Man convicted in Lamont murder of Rodolfo Garcia sentenced to life in prison

The man convicted in the murder of Lamont resident Rodolfo Garcia was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday. → Read More

Man wanted for burglary at a Bakersfield elementary school

Bakersfield Police say they are looking for a man who broke into a Bakersfield elementary school at the end of September. → Read More

More than $670 Million up for grabs in weekend lottery jackpots

Jackpots for both Mega Millions and Powerball were on the rise Friday, with more than $670 million in prize money up for grabs between the two lottery drawings. → Read More

Kern County Sheriff's Office conducts raids at two Bakersfield marijuana dispensaries

The Kern County Sheriff's Office says they seized several pounds of marijuana and other cannabis products during raids at two dispensaries in Northwest Bakersfield Wednesday. → Read More

Kern County Fire rescues man from semi-truck after crash on Northbound I-5

Kern County Fire says a man was airlifted to a local hospital Wednesday morning, after the semi-truck, he was driving rolled over on Northbound I-5. → Read More

Jury unable to reach a decision in the trial for the murder of Jakov Dulcich

A mistrial has been declared in the murder case against Mariano Fernandez Perez, 25, who is accused of killing local grape grower Jakov Dulcich. → Read More

15-year-old girl identified as victim killed in South Bakersfield Shooting

Bakersfield Police say one person is dead and another injured after a shooting in South Bakersfield early Sunday morning. → Read More

Coroner's office identifies victim in Sunday morning shooting

UPDATE (April 10, 7:10 a.m.): The Kern County Coroner's Office has identified the victim in Sunday morning's shooting as 38-year-old James John Kulstad II. → Read More

Step-by-step: How to find out if your Facebook data was shared?

Facebook today released a tool that will tell you on demand if your data was directly or indirectly accessed by the app “This Is Your Digital Life”, and shared with Cambridge Analytica. → Read More

Shafter man shot during standoff pleaded not guilty

John Wells, 55, the man KCSO confirmed was the suspect who was shot in Saturday night's standoff in Shafter pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple charges. → Read More