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How did Thalia Chaverria die? 20-yr-old New Mexico State University soccer player found dead at home

Thalia Chaverria was a native of Bakersfield and was pursuing her passion for soccer at the New Mexico State University
Jul 13, 2023

Who is Olivia Garrison? Non-binary teacher admits to helping students transition without parental consent

Garrison identifies as non-binary and is a mentor for transitioning students at Del Oro High School in Bakersfield, California
Jan 26, 2023

Who is Joseph Baena's mom? Housekeeper gave birth to Arnold Schwarzenegger's 5th child

'I got called out of class to leave' remembers Baena after he was confirmed to be the illegitimate son or 'Terminator' star
Feb 9, 2022

How did Charles Manson die? Cult leader's Jesus-lookalike pic with Trump goes viral

Notorious cult leader Charles Manson found himself back in the spotlight after a photo of him dressed as Jesus while standing behind Trump went viral
Jun 7, 2021

Will GOP expel Marjorie Taylor Greene? Adam Kinzinger wants Rep gone after she likens Holocaust to Covid mandate

Minority leader Kevin McCarthy has also condemned Marjorie Taylor Greene and has called her comments 'appalling'
May 26, 2021

Kevin McCarthy wants Tim Scott running for president after Biden address rebuttal, slammed by Trump supporters

'Could you imagine him on the debate stage versus Joe Biden? It's not even close,' McCarthy told Sean Hannity
Apr 29, 2021

Is Kevin McCarthy trying to look like Donald Trump? Internet wonders as GOP Rep's face gives off 'orange glow'

McCarthy appeared on 'Justice with Judge Jeanine' to talk about Biden's policies and how McCarthy and other GOP representatives planned to fight against those policies
Feb 21, 2021

Did Marjorie Taylor Greene rub crotch of Trump cutout in viral video? Internet surprised 'she didn't bend over'

Greene is seen saying, 'he is good, he is fantastic' and reaching out to touch the crotch of the cutout, leaving the audience bursting with laughter
Feb 5, 2021

Donald Trump hailed as 'hometown president' in Florida as state Republicans welcome his political activities

Trump recently met with House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy, just nine days after leaving the White House and Florida Republicans are thrilled
Jan 31, 2021

Was Trump photoshopped in photo with Kevin McCarthy? Internet mocks his yellow tie and 'fake' smile

Some users found it strange that Trump chose to wear a bright, yellow tie instead of a red one, as he normally opts for. This combined with the ear-to-ear grin had many thinking he was photoshopped
Jan 29, 2021

Why did Kevin McCarthy meet Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago? Duo have 'cordial' chat on 'taking back House' in 2022

An image of Trump standing alongside McCarthy at the Mar-a-Lago resort was also released and is the first official photo of the former president since he left office on January 20
Jan 29, 2021

Is Kevin McCarthy scared of Trump? House GOP leader dubbed 'traitor' for flying to Florida ahead of impeachment

McCarthy reportedly said that Trump didn't 'provoke' the Capitol violence and that 'Trump continues to have that ability to lead this party and unite'
Jan 28, 2021

California teacher threatens to kill protester in front of little daughter who sobs 'I'm scared' in viral video

Carrie Maxwell screamed, 'I'll f**king kill you' before she was dragged away from the scene by her husband
Jun 11, 2020

George Floyd protests: Protester Robert Forbes dies after being hit by car, social media rallies to find driver

On June 6 morning, Forbes succumbed to his injuries according to a statement by Robert Lewis, his nephew, who believes Forbes was hit intentionally by the driver
Jun 7, 2020

Vladimir Putin is 'helping' Bernie Sanders because he wants Trump to win, claims James Carville

Carville made the sensational claim while speaking to a news channel after American intelligence sources claimed Moscow was interfering in the 2020 presidential election
Feb 24, 2020

K-pop star Samuel's father Jose Arredondo, 58, found 'beaten to death' at his private home in Mexico

The authorities said 58-year-old Jose Arredondo was found "beaten to death” in his home in Cabo San Lucas
Jul 18, 2019

Kern County 'Witch Hunt': Survivors of infamous child sex abuse trial still haunted by the horror 35 years later

The Kern County DA's office in the 1980s had convicted several dozens of people saying they were responsible for molesting and performing satanic rituals on as many as 60 children. No physical evidence was ever found.
Jun 27, 2019

Charles Manson's body was kept on ice for months as a bizarre court battle ensued over notorious cult leader's remains

Manson died in a hospital in Bakersfield while serving a life sentence for masterminding the 1969 murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and eight others
Apr 10, 2019

Keanu Reeves bonds with passengers on bus after his flight left him stranded in Bakersfield

The actor was aboard a United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Burbank, Los Angeles, over the weekend, which unfortunately had to make an emergency landing in Bakersfield.
Mar 26, 2019

Shocking video footage shows woman unfazed as she drags a dog behind her on her electric scooter and leaves it with bloody paws

The dog sustained injuries to its paws and had to be taken to a vet for treatment, but is expected to recover fully
Jan 10, 2019