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Recent Crime News
Wednesday | via Bakersfield.com
An argument last year between Travis Karon Brown and a woman he'd been living with ended abruptly when Brown grabbed a baseball bat and struck her in the head. Comment?
Monday Dec 9 | via Bakersfield.com
DRILLERS SELECTED FOR BOWL GAME: The California Interscholastic Federation has selected Bakersfield High School to play in the Division I Southern California regional bowl game at 7:30 p.m. Friday at San Marcos-Mission Hills High School in northern San Diego County. Comment?
Friday Dec 6 | via TurnTo23.com
Police arrested Charles Griggs, 19, Gerardo Felix, 19, and Javier Campos, 19,all from Bakersfield, in connection with a shooting that left one woman injured. Comment?
Friday Dec 6 | via Bakersfield.com
BANK ROBBERY SUSPECT RELEASED: Police released a suspect in Wednesday's robbery and officer-involved shooting in Southwest Bakersfield. Comment?
Thursday Dec 5 | via TurnTo23.com
On Wednesday at about 3:20 p.m., Bakersfield police received a call regarding a robbery to a person occurring in the Chase Bank parking lot located at the Marketplace at 9000 Ming Ave. The reporting party advised that the suspect vehicle was a blue Nissan Maxima that fled westbound on Ming Ave occupied by four men in their 30s. Comment?
Thursday Dec 5 | via Patch.com
1538 Solicitor complaint in the 1300 block of Estates Drive resulted in the arrest and booking at the County Jail of Kevin Clark, 32, of Vacaville for a $50,000 warrant for CVC 23222 & CVC 14601. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 4 | via Bakersfield.com
Bakersfield Police officers surround an area where they thought two of the robbery suspects may still be after a robbery earlier in the afternoon. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 4 | via WNYC-AM New York
So far this year, in North Dakota alone, 140 million barrels of oil have left on trains. Comment?
Monday Dec 2 | via Bakersfield.com
Longevity: Some interesting tidbits from an essay in the Sunday New York Times on aging: "Just 10 percent of the population -- mainly the elderly -- consumes about 80 percent of health care expenditures, primarily on expensive chronic illnesses and end-of-life costs. Comment?
Saturday Nov 30 | via Bakersfield.com
In a Nov. 27, 2013 photo, a flyer is posted on a wall that blocks a walkway between Amberton and Stokdale Estates. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 26 | via Bakersfield.com
SPEED RAIL: A judge's ruling cools off state funding plans for the first phase of the proposed super train project which includes Bakersfield. Comment?
Monday Nov 25 | via Bakersfield.com
CAR ACCIDENT KILLS ONE PERSON: An auto accident kills one person in east Bakersfield. Comment?
Thursday Nov 21 | via Bakersfield.com
State Assemblyman Rudy Salas talks to the attendees of Friday's forum in the crowded, small, Fireside Room at Bakersfield College. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 20 | via Bakersfield.com
BUSINESSES CITED FOR SELLING ALCOHOL TO MINORS: Three Bakersfield businesses are busted for selling alcohol to minors. Comment?
Saturday Nov 16 | via Bakersfield.com
These and similar words were on the lips of millions of Americans on the afternoon of Friday, Nov. 22, 1963, when the news flashed across the airwaves that President John F. Kennedy had been fatally wounded by gunfire in Dallas. Comment?
Oct 10, 2013 | via WSVN-TV Miami Beach
U.S. marshals have arrested a man wanted as a suspect in the rape of a tourist at a South Beach hotel back in September. Comment?