BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A man charged with robbery, attempted carjacking, reckless evading a peace officer, using a person as a shield and transporting a controlled substance has been sentenced to 17 years and two months in jail.
Luis Patricio Pedroza pushed a woman out of her car during a grand theft auto and hostage situation back in August 2013.
Shoppers prepare for early Black Friday deals
Hundreds of shoppers gathered outside of Best Buy in Bakersfield, waiting for all those early Black Friday deals.
Love For Thanksgiving feeds over 64,000 people
Love for Thanksgiving is the largest single feeding event in Kern County, and many would say it is one of the largest in the country.
Mission expected to feed nearly 500 people today
Volunteers with the Mission at Kern County are prepping to feed nearly 500 people this Thanksgiving.
Retail stores prepare for holiday shoppers
Black Friday and Thanksgiving are about to collide head on as most stores plan to kick-off holiday sales early by opening their doors on…