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.
Zoo: Gorilla killed after boy fell in enclosure
The 4-year-old was rescued and hospitalized for injuries that were not life-threatening. He was released the same night.
Small fire at Kern National Wildlife Preserve
A small fire covered about five acres at the Kern National Wildlife Preserve on Sunday night that officials say did not harm any animals.
One-thousand flags placed to honor the fallen
The display of 1,014 American flags can be seen through Sunday evening at The Park at River Walk.
Chavez family, Sanders visit landmark in Delano
Cesar Chavez fought for the rights of farm workers and it's his work from many years ago which leaders from around the world recognize today.