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Law enforcement agencies not militarized

<p>The Kern County Sheriff's Office and Bakersfield Police Department are not militarized, but they still have the necessary equipment to keep the public safe.</p>

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:19:56 GMT

Woman collecting books for children

<p>There's no secret: reading has a significant number of benefits from reducing stress to improving memory, and now a Bakersfield woman is sharing the love of books with children across a very large pond.</p>

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:12:02 GMT

Man used diff. aliases to lure women to hotels

<p>A man accused of pretending to be a Hollywood talent scout in order to lure girls to local hotels where he sexually assaulted them used different aliases to commit the alleged crimes, according to court documents obtained by 23ABC.</p>

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:59:05 GMT

Walmart Neighborhood Market in Oildale

<p>If you live in Oildale, you now have a new place to shop for your groceries and household necessities. </p>

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:52:17 GMT

Woman sexually assaulted outside Jefferson Elem.

<p>The Bakersfield Police said a disabled woman was attacked while walking in front of an East Bakersfield elementary school campus, but security cameras were able to help track down the predator. </p>

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:16:23 GMT

3 arrested in string of 10 robberies

<p class="p1">Bakersfield police officers have arrested three people wanted in connection with a string of 10 robberies that took place early Wednesday morning.</p>

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:09:23 GMT

Ebola Virus probably won't hit Kern County

<p class="p1">Now that the Ebola virus is in the United States, Kern County health officials are letting the public know there's no need to panic.</p>

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:08:01 GMT

Police arrest man in Silver Dollar Way shooting

<p>Bakersfield Police have made an arrest in a case that may have been a murder-for-hire between father and son. <br> <br> <strong>READ RELATED: </strong><a href="" target="_blank">BPD: Three people arrested in connection with shooting in Southwest Bakersfield. </a></p>

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:02:50 GMT

"Fire Chasers" target victims of house fires

<p>Losing your home or business to a fire can be devastating, but imagine being targeted by scammers just moments after.</p>

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 02:22:11 GMT

Family of woman killed by deputy lawyers up

<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: 28.7999992370605px;">The family of <a href="">72-year-old Nancy Joyce Garrett</a> has teamed up with law firm Chain Cohn Stiles after Garrett was hit and killed by a Kern County Sheriff's Department deputy's car.</p>

Published: Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:03:24 GMT

Security camera helps catch suspected burglar

<p class="p1">Bakersfield police said a security camera helped catch a suspected intruder.</p>

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:10:46 GMT

GET implements route change Oct. 5

<p>Sunday, October 5, GET will implement the following route changes:</p>

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:54:56 GMT

Neighborhood sends off mailman for retirement

<p>A special worker has been serving everyday in the same neighborhood for over 40 years and today neighbors came together to send him off on his last day of work.</p>

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:22:35 GMT

Musical battle to find new conductor

<p>Wanted: Symphony conductor!</p>

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 19:25:54 GMT

Domestic Violence Awareness Month kicks off

<p class="p1">Today the Alliance Against Family Violence held a press conference for domestic violence awareness month in Bakersfield. </p>

Published: Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:24:10 GMT