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Three Men Shot and Killed South of Bakersfield

LAMONT — Authorities are investigating the shooting deaths of three men whose bodies were found in a car and a nearby vineyard Friday evening. Kern County Sheriff's spokeswoman Angela Monroe said someone reported hearing gunshots in Lamont, a farming community of 15,000 people 10 miles southeast of Bakersfield. Deputies Found...

Hmong Murders: 4 Could Face Death Penalty, 7th Suspect Named

Four suspects in the Nov. 17 shooting deaths of four Hmong men in Fresno could face death penalty charges, Fresno County District Attorney Lisa Smittcamp announced Thursday afternoon. Three other suspects will also be charged in federal court. Anthony Montes (27 of Fresno), Porge Ku (26 of Fresno), Billy Xiong...