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.

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  • Police and fire officials respond to a fatal shooting in Lincoln Heights that occurred near a Gold Line station. (Credit: LOUDLABS)

    LAPD Officials Investigate Shootings in Lincoln Heights, Highland Park

    Los Angeles Police Department officials are investigating the circumstances behind two shootings that occurred in Lincoln Heights and Highland Park late Saturday into Sunday morning. The first shooting was reported about 11:40 p.m. Saturday in the 3000 block of Pasadena Avenue in Lincoln Heights, according to LAPD. The victim, described as a man in his 60s, was shot and declared dead at the scene. The incident was near the Heritage Square Gold Line Station. Metro Los Angeles officials on Twitter said […]

  • Device Found Outside Planned Parenthood in Whittier Deemed Safe

    A device that was found outside of a Planned Parenthood office in Whittier Saturday morning that prompted an evacuation was deemed safe, officials said. The incident was reported about 10:30 a.m. in the 7600 block of Greenleaf Avenue, Whittier Police Lt. Bryan Ellis told KTLA. Responding officers found the device, described as a pipe with wires sticking out, near the front door of the office. Authorities evacuated the building and closed surrounding streets as a precaution, but the device was […]

  • LAPD officials remained at the scene of a double shooting in South Los Angeles on Oct. 21, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Killed, Woman Injured in South L.A. Shooting: LAPD

    A man was killed and a woman was injured in a South Los Angeles shooting early Saturday, according to the LAPD. The incident occurred about 12:45 a.m. near the intersection of Montclair Street and 7th Avenue, in the Jefferson Park neighborhood of South L.A., the Los Angeles Police Department reported. Investigators believe some sort of dispute led to the shooting. A man was declared dead at the scene, and a woman was shot in the legs. She was taken to […]

  • Freddie is shown in a photo released by the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department on Oct. 20, 2017.

    Man Sought After Allegedly Entering Twentynine Palms Home, Telling Girl He Could Have Raped and Killed Her

    A Twentynine Palms man is being sought after entering a home and allegedly telling a 14-year-old girl he could have raped and killed her, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department officials announced Friday. The incident was reported about 3 p.m. at an undisclosed address along Twentynine Palms Highway Thursday after the suspect, Freddie Day, asked the victim to help him jump start his quad. The girl told Day, 43, that she couldn’t help him and there was no one else home. […]

  • Karen Myles is shown in a photo released by the San Marino Police Department on Oct. 18, 2017.

    Crossing Guard in San Marino Arrested on Suspicion of Child Abuse, DUI

    A crossing guard in San Marino was arrested on suspicion of child abuse, DUI and driving with a suspended license after she apparently was intoxicated while working, police said. On Sept. 22, San Marino police officers responded to the area of Virginia and Roanoke roads after someone reported that the crossing guard, Karen Myles, was intoxicated. Three schools and the San Marino Unified School District are in that area. Officers believed Myles, 59, of Altadena, was possibly intoxicated, but she […]

  • Luke William Ferguson is shown in a photo release by OCSD on Oct. 12, 2017.

    Aliso Viejo Man Accused of Fatally Shooting 2, Injuring 2 Others Charged With Murder

    A man who allegedly fatally shot his father and his father’s girlfriend and injuring two other people has been charged with murder, officials announced Tuesday. Luke William Ferguson, 26, was also charged with two counts of attempted murder, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. In addition, Ferguson faces special enhancements of multiple murders, personal use of a firearm causing death and bodily injury and having a previous conviction of stalking. About 2:45 p.m. on Oct. 12, Ferguson allegedly […]

  • Firefighters were battling a house fire on Oct. 17, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Firefighters Knockdown House Blaze in Bel-Air

    Firefighters knocked down a house blaze in Bel-Air Tuesday morning, officials said. The blaze was reported just before 10 a.m. in the 1000 block of Bel Air Road. Aerial video from Sky5 showed flames on the roof and smoke billowing out. A helicopter made a water drop on the flames, video showed. The smoke could be seen from Hollywood. The home appeared to be under construction and was significantly damaged in the blaze.

  • Several agencies respond to a double shooting involving bicyclist in Boyle Heights on Oct. 17, 2017. (Credit: LOUDLABS)

    1 Bicyclist Killed, Second Injured in Boyle Heights Shooting

    A bicyclist was killed and another was injured in a Boyle Heights shooting early Tuesday, officials said. The incident occurred about 1:30 a.m. near the intersection of Indiana and 3rd streets, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Both victims were taken to a hospital where they apparently underwent surgery, and one eventually died. The second victim was in unknown condition. No arrests have been made and it is unclear what led up to the shooting.

  • Rachel Nguyen, right, and Joseph Orbeso are seen in photos posted to a fundraising page.

    Bodies Found in Joshua Tree National Park Believed to Be Missing Hikers, According to Father  

    Two bodies that were found in Joshua Tree National Park are believed to be those of a couple who were last seen in the area in July, according to one of their fathers. The bodies are expected to be recovered Monday, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. The recovery did not occur Sunday, when the bodies were discovered by a hiker, because of loss of daylight, officials said. Rachel Nguyen, 20, and Joseph Orbeso, 21, from Orange County, were last seen […]