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Top Bakersfield news: Alleged murderer-for-hire now out of jail; cop pleads no contest to DUI; more

Top Bakersfield news: Alleged murderer-for-hire now out of jail; cop pleads no contest to DUI; more
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By Hoodline - Published on December 19, 2019.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Bakersfield.

Governor Newsom to make Bakersfield visit Thursday

Governor Gavin Newsom will be in Bakersfield Thursday highlighting services being offered to combat homelessness and building affordable housing in the area and the state, his office said.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

Man who took plea deal in alleged murder-for-hire of adopted son has been released from prison

A man who was accused in a murder-for-hire plot that resulted in the death of his adopted son five years ago has been released from prison, records show.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

City working to repair sinkhole in downtown Bakersfield

The sinkhole emerged at 24th Street west of F Street Wednesday afternoon.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

BPD sergeant pleads no contest to DUI charge

A police sergeant pleaded no contest Wednesday to a charge of DUI causing bodily injury in connection with a motorcycle crash that occurred in October.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

BCSD, parents reach compromise on changes to Downtown School

The Bakersfield City School District is compromising on a controversial plan to change which kids can attend Downtown Elementary School.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.


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