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Same suspect responsible for crime spree

<p>The Kern County Sheriffs Office has found evidence that links the same suspect to last week's kidnapping, homicide and deputy shooting. </p>

Published: Wed, 05 Aug 2015 01:57:09 GMT

Golden Hills gas leak forces evacuations

<p>A Golden Hills neighborhood was evacuated Tuesday after a natural gas line was ruptured in the area.</p>

Published: Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:01:44 GMT

KCSO enters 7th day of manhunt

<p><span style="color: rgb(26, 26, 26); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 28.799999237060547px;">The Kern County </span><span style="color: rgb(26, 26, 26); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 28.799999237060547px;">Sheriff's </span><span style="color: rgb(26, 26, 26); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 28.799999237060547px;">office enters the 7th</span><span style="color: rgb(26, 26, 26); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 28.799999237060547px;"> day of their manhunt for a </span><span style="color: rgb(26, 26, 26); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 28.799999237060547px;">man wanted in connection with murder, kidnapping and for firing at two deputies.</span></p>

Published: Tue, 04 Aug 2015 13:25:23 GMT

Bakersfield hospital offers free vaccinations

<p>A Bakersfield hospital is offering free childhood immunizations as the new school season ramps up.</p>

Published: Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:15:26 GMT

Authorities release composite sketch of shooter

<p class="p1">The hunt continues for the man suspected of killing <a href="http://www.turnto23.com/news/kcso-identifies-jawbone-homcide-victim">64-year-old David Louis Markiewitz</a> in a rural cabin in Jawbone Canyon as well as shooting two Kern County sheriff's deputies.</p>

Published: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:27:52 GMT

Man found dead in Glenwood Gardens pool

<p>A 77-year-old man was found dead in the Glenwood Gardens' swimming pool.</p>

Published: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:51:34 GMT

DA will not file charges against KBAK anchor

<p>The district attorney's office has decided not to file charges against KBAK/KBFX anchor Kurt Rivera or his girlfriend Mindy Morrow.</p>

Published: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:28:59 GMT

Police searching for burglary suspect

<p class="p1">The Bakersfield Police Department is seeking the community's assistance in identifying and locating the following suspect wanted on burglary charges.</p>

Published: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 23:03:16 GMT

Train catches fire east of Tehachapi Loop

<p class="p1">A train east of the Tehachapi Loop caught fire Sunday evening.</p>

Published: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:09:27 GMT

BPD officer jumps in lake to save drowning teen

<p>Family and friends told 23ABC that the teen authorities pulled from a lake at Riverwalk Park has died.</p>

Published: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:16:54 GMT

Manhunt in Weldon continues

<p style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px 0px 1.125rem; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', serif; color: rgb(26, 26, 26); line-height: 28.799999237060547px;">Kern County Sheriff's officials continue their search this morning for a man wanted in connection with a shooting involving two KCSO deputies. </p>

Published: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:49:30 GMT

Schools closed as police search for shooter

<p>Starting tomorrow, August 3, 2015, Piute Mountain Elementary, South Fork Elementary, and South Fork Middle School will be closed until further notice due to law enforcement activity in the area.    </p>

Published: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:45:43 GMT

2 officers shot in shootout in Weldon

<p>Sheriff's officials confirm SWAT deputies have been involved a shooting in the area where they've been looking for the person who shot and killed a 64-year-old man in a cabin in Jawbone Canyon.</p>

Published: Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:07:06 GMT

1 hurt, 1 arrested in early morning shooting

<p>Bakersfield Police Department say that a woman is injured and a man is arrested in an early morning shooting in Bakersfield Sunday.</p>

Published: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:23:40 GMT

Cinertain Drive-In celebrates 1 yr anniversary

<p>For a number of drive-in theaters across the country, they've found they can't keep up financially with multiplex theaters. But here in Bakersfield, Cinertain Drive-In is thriving thanks to a unique partnership.</p>

Published: Sun, 02 Aug 2015 06:36:28 GMT