Cindy Von Quednow is a digital news producer at KTLA. A native of Los Angeles, Cindy enjoys going to Dodger games, checking out shows at local venues and cuddling with her two dogs.


Recent Articles
  • Body Found in Santa Monica Mountains Believed to Be Missing 65-Year-Old Hiker

    A body found in the Santa Monica Mountains is believed to be that of a 65-year-old hiker who had been missing for five days. Clyde Miller, a Newbury Park resident and avid hiker, was last seen in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, June 17, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. Officials from several agencies continued to search for Miller Friday. About 5:30 p.m. the body of a man fitting Miller’s description was found. Officials hoisted the body out of the […]

  • Woman Fatally Shot in South L.A. Intersection: Officials

    A woman was fatally shot in a South Los Angeles intersection Friday morning, officials said. The incident occurred at the intersection of South Hooper Avenue and East 92nd Street in the Florence-Firestone neighborhood of South L.A. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. It is unclear what led up to the shooting. No arrests have been made in the case and officials have not released any suspect description. No further information has been released about the victim. The investigation […]

  • South El Monte Elementary Teacher Charged in Connection With Inappropriately Touching Students

    A South El Monte elementary teacher has been charged in connection with inappropriately female students, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s officials announced Friday. Joseph Alfred Baldenebro, 54, was charged with lewd act upon a child and four charges of child molesting. Officials believe Baldenebro touched five girls on the Miramonte Elementary School grounds between Aug. 2015 and May 2017. The girls were in 4th and 5th grade at the time of the alleged crimes. He is scheduled to be arraigned Friday […]

  • 2 Injured in San Pedro Boat Fire: LAFD

    Two people were injured in a boat fire in San Pedro Friday morning, Los Angeles Fire Department officials said. The incident was reported about 9:20 a.m. at the Port of Los Angeles. A 40-foot commercial vessel was engulfed in flames, but the fire was knocked down in 25 minutes, officials said. Los Angeles Port Police and the Long Beach Fire Department also responded to the incident. Two people and a dog were in the water and were rescued by firefighters, […]

  • Man Arrested in Fatal Riverside Shooting of Hells Angel Member; 1 at Large

    A member of the Mongols motorcycle gang has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Hells Angels member in Riverside last month in what police are calling an ongoing feud, officials announced Thursday. Joshua Herbert, 27, is accused of killing James Duty, 31, at a gas station parking lot on May 21 while Hells Angels members were buying gas. Herbert got out of a car and allegedly opened fire on the men, Riverside Police Lt. Charles Payne […]

  • Officials Ask for Help Identifying Man Who Broke Into Victorville Home, Held Woman at Knifepoint

    Officials are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly broke into a Victorville home and robbed a woman at knifepoint. The incident occurred June 16 in the 15000 block of Whitekirk Drive when the man allegedly went into the home through a rear window, Victorville Police said in a news release Thursday. The victim woke up to find the man in her bedroom with two large knives. The man then walked the victim through her home […]

  • Former El Monte High School Wrestling Coach Gets 1 Year in Jail for Having Sexual Relations With 3 Girls

    A former wrestling coach at an El Monte high school was sentenced to a year in jail in connection with having sexual relations with three girls, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. David Vaca Jr., 21, of West Covina, was also sentenced to five years of probation. A prison term of three years and eight months was suspended, according to the DA’s office. Vaca was ordered to attend 52 sex compulsion classes, to stay away from the […]

  • 4 More Cadets Arrested in Connection With Stolen LAPD Cruisers; Cadets Made Traffic Stops: Chief Beck

    Four more cadets have been arrested in connection with the thefts of police cruisers from two LAPD stations, and some of those cadets are believed to have made traffic stops on members of the public, Chief Charlie Beck announced Tuesday. The new arrests were announced during a Police Commission meeting Tuesday morning, bringing the total number of cadets arrested to seven. The investigation comes after police learned two patrol vehicles were missing on June 14, and then officers spotted them […]

  • Short-Lived Mandatory Evacuations Lifted Near Big Bear Lake as Holcomb Fire Grows to 1,200 Acres

    A wildfire burning in the San Bernardino National Forest northeast of Big Bear Lake that grew to 1,200 acres prompted mandatory but temporary evacuation orders on Tuesday afternoon. Deputies were going door to door to notify Baldwin Lake residents about the evacuation order in the area northeast of Holcomb Valley Road at Highway 18, a spokeswoman for the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said about 3:30 p.m. Hard road closures were also in effect. Within about two hours, those orders were […]