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BPD officer involved in shooting at local park

<p>A Bakersfield Police officer has been involved in a shooting at Stiern Park.</p>

Published: Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:32:39 GMT

Public memorial service for Ofc. Nelson

<p>The public was invited to attend a memorial service Tuesday July 7th, 2015, for fallen Bakersfield Police Officer David Nelson.</p>

Published: Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:52:17 GMT

Truxtun Ave. closed for Officer Nelson memorial

<p>Truxtun Avenue is closed in Downtown Bakersfield ahead of this afternoon's memorial for fallen Bakersfield Police Officer David Nelson.</p>

Published: Tue, 07 Jul 2015 23:17:12 GMT

Chief Williamson's open letter about Nelson

On Friday, June 26th the Bakersfield Police Department lost a brother officer. Officer David Nelson, a two year veteran, was tragically killed in an automobile accident while pursuing a suspect who failed to yield to his lights and sirens. It has been a very difficult time for Officer Nelson's family, the Bakersfield Police Department and the community. On behalf of the Bakersfield Police Department I would like to thank all who sent cards, made phone calls, kept us in your prayers and rallied a

Published: Tue, 07 Jul 2015 19:02:03 GMT

Baby born in Bakersfield Taco Bell parking lot

<p>At Taco Bell you can find tacos, Chalupas, burritos. And now it seems you can find brand new babies too.</p>

Published: Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:54:21 GMT

Water exchange agreement meets short term needs

<p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 16px;">It may not look like much, a seemingly dry patch of land on the west side looks to be our fix to the drought. Although admittedly it is a short term fix.</p>

Published: Tue, 07 Jul 2015 06:33:33 GMT

GET Bus to add 3 night routes

<p>Monday, July 6, GET will start evening service on three routes.</p>

Published: Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:08:55 GMT

BPD: Man dies while in custody

<p class="p1">Bakersfield police said a man died while in custody Sunday night.</p>

Published: Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:41:41 GMT

Illegal fireworks burn up family's home

<p>Over a thousand fireworks calls went out to Kern County Fire Department and Bakersfield City Fire over the Fourth of July weekend.</p>

Published: Tue, 07 Jul 2015 01:38:32 GMT

Pet reunification after 4th of July

<p>BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - If you lost your pet during the holiday weekend you might want to check the local shelters. Fourth of July weekend is the busiest time for these shelters because many dogs run away out of fear of the loud fireworks.</p>

Published: Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:51:36 GMT

Aphelion marks Earth's farthest point in orbit

<p>Happy Aphelion!</p>

Published: Mon, 06 Jul 2015 18:53:41 GMT

6-car crash causes Monday morning commute delays

<p>A six-car crash was jamming traffic on the southbound Hwy 99 just north of Panama Lane Monday morning.</p>

Published: Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:48:22 GMT

Blue lights on sale at Kern Co. Bridal Assoc.

<p>You can show your support for the Officer David Nelson Fund and the Bakersfield Police Department with a purchase of a blue light.</p>

Published: Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:56:00 GMT

Story of the American dream here in Bakersfield

<p>For many of us, being an American is something we were simply born into. But for Jolanta Baranowski the struggle to get her family to the U.S. was a long and sometimes lonely journey </p>

Published: Mon, 06 Jul 2015 06:49:10 GMT

American Outlaws pack B Ryders for USWNT final

<p>It's been 16 years since the U.S. women's soccer team won the World Cup. This fourth of July weekend they faced an opportunity to not only win the World Cup, but to do so against the team that beat them in the final four years ago, Japan.</p>

Published: Mon, 06 Jul 2015 02:12:19 GMT