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Published on December 12, 2019
Top Bakersfield news: Man forced girlfriend to ingest pills: BPD; call for street racing forum; morePhoto: iStock

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Bakersfield.

Man arrested for murder after allegedly forcing his girlfriend to ingest pills, inducing miscarriage, police say

Bakersfield police say they have arrested a man for murder after he is alleged to have forced a pregnant woman to ingest pills at gunpoint to force a miscarriage.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

Police search for 2 suspects in attempted auto theft from Moo Creamery

Police say the two men attempted the auto theft at Moo Creamery located at 4885 Truxtun Ave. on Dec. 8.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

State to host Oceano Dunes public works plan meeting Wednesday in Bakersfield

California Department of Parks and Recreation will host a meeting in Bakersfield to discuss the future of Oceano Dunes in San Luis Obispo County.

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

Councilman directs BPD to hold forum on illegal street racing following death

An effort to instill a citywide crackdown on illegal street racing gained momentum at a Bakersfield City Council meeting Wednesday.

Read the full story on The Bakersfield Californian.

Refinery near Bakersfield agrees to pay $500,000 to settle alleged environmental violations

A refinery in the Lamont area has agreed to pay half a million dollars to settle federal allegations it failed to properly monitor sulfur dioxide emissions from its main flare and neglected to report toxic chemicals leaking from its valves and other equipment.

Read the full story on The Bakersfield Californian.


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