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Man arrested for stolen gun found in North Bakersfield home – Kern Golden Empire

August 23, 2017 10:58:17 am | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – A man is behind bars after a home search in North Bakersfield, according to Bakersfield police.  BPD says Torres Dawson, 33, was arrested Tuesday when officers searched the home in the 4500 block of Tierra Verde Street and found a loaded, stolen gun.  Dawson is being held without bail on gun and…

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Four killed in northwest Bakersfield crash with big rig – Bakersfield Now

August 23, 2017 8:07:30 am | 0 Comments

by Erin Briscoe, Eyewitness News Emergency workers respond to a deadly crash at Highway 58 and Nord Avenue in Bakersfield, Calif., Aug. 22, 2017. (KBAK/KBFX photo) BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —  Four people were killed Tuesday night in a crash in northwest Bakersfield. The California Highway Patrol said the driver of a car with three passengers…

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Rubber Duck Race for Kern Valley Exchange Club – KERO 23ABC News

August 23, 2017 7:59:00 am | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Rub a dub dub, 1,000 duckies in the Kern River?! The Rubber Duck Race is hitting Riverside Park on Saturday to raise money for Kern Valley Exchange Club. The race is conducted by putting duckies with numbers on them in the river and the one that gets to the finish line first wins!…

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Four people are dead after a fatal crash west of Bakersfield – Kern Golden Empire

August 23, 2017 6:40:57 am | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Four people are dead after a car crashed into a semi in west of Bakersfield, according to California Highway Patrol.  CHP says, they received a call around 11:15 p.m. to a crash on Rosedale Highway and Nord Avenue, where the vehicle traveling northbound on Nord Avenue approached the semi heading eastbound on Highway 58. …

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Road closed at Rosedale Highway and Nord Avenue due to fatal crash – KERO 23ABC News

August 22, 2017 10:58:00 pm | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – The California Highway Patrol is on scene of a fatal crash in northwest Bakersfield.  It happened around 11:20 p.m. on Rosedale Highway and Nord Avenue.  CHP says a semi collided with a passenger vehicle.  Both lanes of Rosedale Highway and Nord Avenue are shut down. No word on when the roads are…

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Arrest made in deadly Sugarloaf Lane stabbing – Kern Golden Empire

August 22, 2017 8:20:21 pm | 0 Comments

Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. A man was arrested over the weekend in connection with a deadly stabbing in East Bakersfield earlier this month. Brian Bland was stabbed in the 6100 block of Sugarloaf Lane on Aug. 11. On Sunday, deputies arrested…

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Local girl scouts who donated pet oxygen masks to Bakersfield Fire meet Jack the dog – KERO 23ABC News

August 22, 2017 7:46:49 pm | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – The Bakersfield Fire Department unite girl scouts Hailey, Kylie with Jack the dog on August 22.  Hailey and Kylie are two local Bakersfield girl scouts who donated pet oxygen masks to the Bakersfield Fire Department after their extensive fund raising efforts. T his story went global when, in May, one of the…

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Thief drops note after burglary in northwest Bakersfield – KERO 23ABC News

August 22, 2017 5:57:00 pm | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – A northwest Bakersfield business owner says a thief dropped a note after burglarizing his business on Sunday morning. The note, which can be viewed above, talks about the thief’s regrets and personal life. The business owner says he found the note near the burglar’s van, saying it fell out as he left.…

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Man transporting three young children in a SUV during a pursuit – KERO 23ABC News

August 22, 2017 5:33:00 pm | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – On August 22, 2017, at approximately 2:03 p.m., a Kern County Sheriff’s deputy were on patrol in the area of Sycamore Drive and Maple Drive in the city of Wasco. The deputy observed a sport utility vehicle (SUV) traveling in the area without a front bumper, without a front license plate, and…

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Kern County officials hold public briefing on marijuana industry proposal – KERO 23ABC News

August 22, 2017 4:54:18 pm | 0 Comments

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Kern County officials held a public briefing in Downtown Bakersfield today at 2 p.m. on the future of medical marijuana cultivation and distribution in unincorporated parts of Kern County. The briefing will break down the Environmental Impact report the Planning Department released a few weeks ago. It will be held at the…

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