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12 min ago | Cybercast News Service
A driver who pleaded guilty to DUI charges after police say he plowed his car onto the patio of a Las Vegas restaurant during lunchtime last spring was ordered to 6 to 20 years in prison on Thursday.
4 hrs ago | TurnTo23.com
At approximately 1:30 Thursday morning Bakersfield police officers were dispatched to 5101 Marsha Street to investigate after a vehicle collided with an apartment building.
8 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene
It's a real life love story, the life and death of Don and Maxine Simpson. The couple, who were married for 62 years, loved each other so much in life that they couldn't stand to be apart even in death, passing away on the same morning last week.
9 hrs ago | TurnTo23.com
Deputies with the Kern County Sheriff's Office arrested 20-year-old Ismael Arcenio Leon who is accused of killing 23-year-old Javier Meraz.
10 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
A California couple married for 62 years died just the way they lived, together.
A fish caught at dusk in a night bass tournament prompted expansive thoughts by a veteran angler who hadn't been at Nacimiento Lake in more than two months.
It may say July on the calendar, but a group of volunteers is making it feel more like December.
On August 2, 2014, The Algonquin Hotel Times Square will host one of the most anticipated fashion events of the animal kingdom: "Matilda & FURiends Salute Broadway."
July 29--Construction in the Fresno area of the 114-mile-long California high-speed rail stretch to Bakersfield will begin by the end of the year, the Kern Transportation Foundation board of directors was told Monday.
A California man who was charged after refusing treatment for his tuberculosis was found and arrested, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
The public safety report is based upon our request to have information from the various agencies each weekday morning, covering the period since our last contact.
Today city crews began work on two road reconstruction projects that will affect traffic between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For the next two weeks, traffic on Truxtun Avenue between Chester Avenue and T Street will have lane closures.
One of the worst calumnies flung at the California high speed rail project is that by starting in the Central Valley, the state is building a "train to nowhere."
The Kern County Coroner's Office released the identity of the woman killed in a train collision on July 23. According to the coroner's office, Sheila Peterson Evans, 62, of Bakersfield, was killed by a train at a crossing on Tehachapi Boulevard near Lehigh Cement at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23. The coroner's office said the cause ... (more)
Sales of pomegranates have increased in recent years at a pace of 20% annually and total shipments for 2014 are projected to exceed 6 million 25-pound cartons, Tom Tjerandsen, manager of the Sonoma-based Pomegranate Council, said a news release.
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Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 09:49 pm
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