KCSO investigating death of 3-month-old boy
BAKERSFIELD, CALIF. (KBAK/KBFX) — The Kern County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a three-month-old boy in southwest Bakersfield. Deputies were called to the 3900 block of El Dorado Avenue on September 27th, 2023 at around 6:56 p.m. for a report of an infant not breathing. KCSO said...
Kern County District Attorney reveals shocking details in West boys' murder case
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — “Jacqueline West and Trezell West, they were not victims...they're murderers," said D.A. Zimmer. District Attorney Cynthia Zimmer shared details for the first time in more than two years when she first announced there was enough evidence to prove Cincere and Classic also known as Orrin and Orson West were murdered by their adoptive parents, Trezell and Jacqueline West.
‘You guys took away two innocent babies’: Family reacts to sentencing of Trezell and Jacqueline West
Relatives and friends waited anxiously for the day Jacqueline and Trezell West would be sentenced.
Trezell and Jacqueline West sentenced in connection to deaths of Orrin and Orson West
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The couple found guilty in five of the seven counts in connection to the deaths of Orrin and Orson West were sentenced Thursday morning. In total, Trezell West was sentenced to 15 years to life, plus 4 years. Jacqueline West was sentenced:. Count One: 15...
Local Wingstop Owner and Five Kern County Restaurants Fined Over $3 Million for Wage Theft Violations
The California Labor Commissioner’s Office (LCO) has fined five Wingstop fast-food restaurants in Kern County, and their owner, Clinton Lewis, for violations of wage regulations. The fines total $3,161,606. Lewis set up separate corporations for each restaurant, giving the impression that each was a different employer. This meant workers were not given a higher minimum wage, overtime pay, and missed meal breaks when they worked at more than one Wingstop owned by Lewis.
KCSO launches investigation after 3-month-old found unresponsive in SW Bakersfield home
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has launched an investigation after a three-month-old infant was found unresponsive at a home in southwest Bakersfield. Homicide detectives were dispatched to a home on El Dorado Avenue, just down the street from the Valley Plaza Mall, for a report of an infant not breathing, officials […]
Owner of 5 California Wingstop locations owes $3 million, accused of underpaying 550 workers
The owner operated each restaurant as its own corporate entity, making them appear as though they were different employers.
Coroner ID's man shot at park
The Kern County coroner's office has identified a man who was shot and killed at Yokuts Park on Sept. 18. Daniel Leland Santana Landeros, 43, of Bakersfield was shot at 11:03 p.m. and died at the scene at 4200 Empire Drive.
Conference Held by Kern County District Attorney After Sentencing of Trezell and Jacqueline West
Tune in to hear the Kern County District Attorney's conference following the sentencing of Trezell and Jacqueline West. This gripping update is a must-watch for those following the case. Viewer discretion is advised due to the sensitive nature of the content.
Man shot and killed at Yokuts Park identified by coroner's office
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/FOX58) — The man shot and killed at Yokuts Park on Sept. 18 has been identified as Daniel Leland Santana Landeros, 43, of Bakersfield by the Kern County Coroner's Office. Landeros was shot at around 11:03 p.m. at 4200 Empire Drive by Bakersfield Police officers. He died...
Update: Fire on Warren caused an estimated $250,000 damage
Firefighters said a fire on the 300 block of Warren Street Tuesday night caused an estimated $250,000 damage, the Kern County Fire said late Wednesday. Firefighters were able to save properties valued at $500,000 from the flames that heavily damaged the two-story house where the fire started. The KCFD said...
Investigation launched into infant's death in Southwest Bakersfield by KCSO
Dive into the heart of a tragic investigation as KCSO delves into the mysterious circumstances surrounding an infant's death in SW Bakersfield. This gripping video uncovers the painstaking process of piecing together a heartbreaking puzzle.
Anticipated Increase in Invasive Backyard Mosquitos in Kern County
Prepare for a surge in invasive backyard mosquitos in Kern County in the coming weeks. Learn about the potential risks, prevention methods, and how to protect your home and loved ones from these pesky intruders in this informative video.
Parents in case of missing Cal City boys each sentenced to 19 years to life
The California City parents convicted of killing one of their two adoptive sons were sentenced Thursday morning to 19 years to life each, concluding a high-profile case that at one point had people searching desperately for the toddlers who were reported missing in late 2020. Trezell and Jacqueline West showed...
Kern temperatures remain in the mid 80s, storm expected Saturday
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Sunshine and pleasant temperatures dominated the Central California Interior on Wednesday. Thursday will see little change as more sunshine is in store. NBM probability of exceeding 85 today is a bit lower but still above 30 percent. A significant pattern change occurs, will expect temperature...
Protest: Lake Isabella Community Voicing Concerns Over Mandated Trash Hauling
A new proposal from Kern County Public Works will mandate trash pickup in Census Tract 52.05. Residents are organizing a protest to prevent the increase in taxes. Next Public Information Session is December 5. “I believe that the people of the KRV have a right to deliver their own trash...
Kern County District Attorney holds conference following West sentencing
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — The Kern County District Attorney’s Office held a press conference following the sentencing of Trezell and Jacqueline West. The couple found guilty in five of the seven counts in connection to the deaths of Orrin and Orson West were sentenced Thursday morning. Trezell West...
DA schedules tentative press conference regarding West case
The Kern County District Attorney's Office will hold a press conference Thursday if the sentencing of Trezell and Jacqueline West moves forward as scheduled and the gag order is lifted.
Coroner ID’s man shot, killed at Yokuts Park
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The Kern County Coroner’s Office identified a man who was shot and killed at Yokuts Park in a late-night shooting this month. The coroner’s office identified the man as Daniel Leland Santana Landeros, 43, of Bakersfield. Landeros was pronounced dead at the scene on Sept. 18, according to the coroner’s office. […]
Invasive backyard mosquitos to thrive in the coming weeks in Kern County
Kern County is expected to see a high amount of backyard mosquitos, or 'ankle biters,' in the coming three weeks, according to Terry Knight with Kern Mosquito and Vector Control.