A Bakersfield man was arrested over the weekend after police found a four-month-old infant unresponsive late Saturday night. Officers went to the 1900 block of California Avenue, conducted CPR and saw signs of trauma on the child’s body. The boy was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Stepfon Jones Sr. is being charged with murder and child abuse.
A man was killed Saturday afternoon when part of a hillside collapsed at Hang Glider Hill across from the California Living Museum on Alfred Harrell Highway. He was digging for shark’s teeth when the incident happened. The man was buried up to his neck and was dead by the time first responders arrived.
There will be traffic delays this week for paving work on Highway 178 near Morning Drive. Commuters can anticipate stopping for up to five minutes between 6:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. all week long.
The Chevron Weather Center reports it will be mostly sunny this week with a warming trend. Highs Monday will be in the mid-80s and Tuesday in the low-90s.