Bakersfield/ Community & Society
Published on December 20, 2019
Top Bakersfield news: Food Samaritan intervened in woman's assault: BPD; package thief sought; morePhoto: iStock

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BPD: Woman was assaulted, kidnapped before intervention from good Samaritan

A woman had been assaulted and kidnapped last night prior to an intervention by a good Samaritan, according to police.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

Gov. Gavin Newsom visits Bakersfield; addresses homelessness, affordable housing

Governor Gavin Newsom was in Bakersfield Thursday highlighting services offered to combat homelessness and building affordable housing in the area and the state.

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Attorney describes man as retired widower, but authorities say he murdered 2 women in the 1980s

A Bakersfield man pleaded not guilty Thursday in the murders of two young women in the 1980s, including a Reseda resident whose body was found in the trunk of her car in a Burbank parking lot.

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Police seek help identifying woman wanted for package theft

Police are asking for help identifying a woman that stole a package in west Bakersfield. The theft occurred Dec. 10 in the 13400 block of Coco Palm Court, police said.

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Morning fire at Budget Inn displaces 25 people

The Bakersfield Fire Department responded to a fire at the Budget Inn early this morning that displaced 25 people.

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