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  1. Suspects named in Bakersfield shooting of pregnant womanRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | My Mother Lode

    Kern County sheriff's officials have named three suspects in a shooting of a man and his pregnant wife that also wounded their baby. KBAK-TV reported Friday that the three men are wanted on warrants charging them with attempted murder.

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  2. 5 California Things to Know for TodayRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | My Mother Lode

    State water regulators are set to release on Tuesday an updated plan for conservation during the drought after their previous water-use reduction targets have come under fire from some local water departments. Bumble Bee Foods and two managers have been charged by Los Angeles prosecutors with violating safety regulations in the death of a worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna.

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  3. Senate expands community colleges' reach on sexual assaultRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | My Mother Lode

    The California Senate has passed a bill that would allow community colleges to expel or suspend students who are accused of sexual assault even if the attack happened off campus. Jackson says she learned that community colleges can't suspend or expel a student unless the sexual assault happened on campus or at campus-related events.

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  4. Gunman outside California prison shoots, wounds guardRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A guard on duty in the yard of a central California prison was shot by someone outside the facility, and a suspect is still at large, authorities said Tuesday. Between 15 and 20 rounds were fired from a high-caliber weapon Monday evening at North Kern State Prison in Delano, a rural area about 35 miles north of Bakersfield.

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  5. Wrecked plane with body inside found on Kern County ranchRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Officials say a ranch hand discovered the wreckage of a small plane with a body inside on private property in Kern County. KBAK-TV reports the Pitts S2E biplane was spotted Wednesday in a rugged canyon at Tejon Ranch.

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  6. Biplane crashes in California mountains; 1 confirmed deadRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Ian Gregor of the FAA said Wednesday that a search crew located the downed Pitts biplane east of Lebec, a mountain community in southwest Kern County between Bakersfield and Los Angeles.

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  7. Man convicted of kidnapping toddler, producing child pornRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The Justice Department announced Friday that 31-year-old Shawn McCormack was found guilty of four counts of sexual exploitation of a child and two counts of kidnapping. He's scheduled to be sentenced July 27. Prosecutors say McCormack stayed at a couple's Bakersfield, California home on multiple occasions and sneaked their toddler out of the house in the middle of the night several times to record his sexual abuse of the child in a nearby motel, outdoors and in his truck.

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  8. Bakersfield man held after little boy slapped on videoRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Police have arrested a man after surveillance video from a Bakersfield convenience store showed a toddler being knocked down with a slap to the face. KERO-TV reports 23-year-old Justin Whittington was taken into custody Thursday night on suspicion of child endangerment.

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  9. Man sought in nephew's death in SeaTac caught in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    TV in Seattle reports that 68-year-old Robert Studer was taken into custody Saturday in Taft, California, about 30 miles outside Bakersfield. There was no response when local law enforcement tried to make contact with Studer, so a SWAT team, bomb squad and crisis negotiation team were called in.

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  10. Looking for a job near home? Good luck, it's getting harderRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    James Robertson's arduous daily journey back and forth to a low-wage factory job, widely reported last month, is just an extreme version of an increasingly common problem: Finding a job near home is getting harder for millions of American workers. And long commutes are especially tough on the poor and on blacks and Hispanics.

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  11. Remains nicknamed Daisy Doe, found in 1988, identifiedRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A woman's remains found in the Neosho River in 1988 and nicknamed "Daisy Doe" because of a tattoo on her shoulder have been identified. The Oklahoma medical examiner's office identified the remains as those of California native Jeannette Ellen Coleman.

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  12. Wife in murder suicide case had just filed for divorceRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Kern County court records show a Bakersfield man who shot and killed his wife and then turned the gun on himself had just been hit with a divorce filing. KBAK-TV cites documents that show 55-year-old Diane Carrol filed for divorce from her husband, 56-year-old Shawn Carrol.

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  13. California prison guard, sentenced in smuggling caseRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A former guard at a Central California federal prison has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for smuggling drugs, money and cellphones. According to court documents 28-year-old Ramon Cano of Bakersfield conspired with an inmate at Taft Federal Correctional Facility, a prison in the southernmost part of the San Joaquin Valley.

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  14. California Senate Republicans pick leader, delay transitionRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Republicans in the state Senate have chosen a new minority leader, but are delaying the changeover until after this year's legislative session. They chose Sen. Jean Fuller of Bakersfield on Tuesday to eventually take over from current Minority Leader Bob Huff of Diamond Bar.

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  15. California man sent to prison for marijuana grow in reserveRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Prosecutors say a Central California man was sentenced to prison for growing marijuana in a reserve that's home to rare and protected plants and animals. U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner said in a statement Monday that 29-year-old Cruz Soria of Bakersfield, California illegally grew marijuana in the Canebrake Ecological Reserve.

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  16. Bakersfield holds on to beat Utah Valley St, 72 69Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Jaylin Airington, Aly Ahmed and Kevin Mays combined for 51 points and Cal State Bakersfield held on for a 72-69 win over Utah Valley State Thursday night. The Roadrunners built a nine-point lead at intermission and took a 10-point lead on Javonte Maynor's 3-pointer with 2:38 left.

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  17. NHL's top minor league to send 5 teams to CaliforniaRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The NHL's feeder league will undergo a sizable westward shift, designed to bring five farm teams closer to their parent clubs. The American Hockey League announced Thursday the creation of a Pacific Division for next season, the product of nearly three years of discussions with the NHL.

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  18. Apple company recalls 2014 shipments after link to listeriaRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A California apple packing plant has recalled all of its Granny Smith and Gala apple shipments from 2014 after they were linked to an outbreak of listeria in caramel apples that may have caused up to five deaths. The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that Bidart Bros.

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  19. Human remains found in mountains near BakersfieldRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The Kern County Sheriff's Department says the remains appeared to have been in the area for an extended period of time.

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  20. CA High Speed Rail Model ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    A settlement agreement with the City of Bakersfield has derailed one of seven environmental lawsuits facing the $68 billion bullet train. California High-Speed Rail Authority officials say the settlement will result in the dismissal of the litigation over the Final Environmental Impact Report and Statement for the Fresno to Bakersfield section of the rail project.

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