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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  • Bicyclist Killed, Another Injured in Winnetka Area Hit-and-Run Crash; Witness Says Driver Hit Cyclists ‘on Purpose’

    A bicyclist was killed and another was seriously injured early Wednesday in a hit-and-run crash in Winnetka that a witness described as “on purpose.” Los Angeles Police Department investigators are working to determine if the driver intentionally struck the cyclists. The crash was reported about 12:45 a.m. in the 6500 block of Winnetka Avenue, according to LAPD. Both bicyclists were traveling north on Winnetka Avenue when they were struck by a utility truck in the No. 3 lane, Capt. Paul Vernon […]

  • Firefighters Put Out Condominium Blaze in Chatsworth

    Firefighters put out a blaze at a condominium in Chatsworth Wednesday morning, officials said. The blaze was reported about 8:30 a.m. in the 10000 block of Topanga Canyon Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The fire was in the wall and attic of the 2-story condo. It took firefighters about 25 minutes to confine the blaze to a portion of two conjoined homes and their shared attic, officials said. The blaze sent smoke in the area, aerial video […]

  • Police Identify Uber Driver Wanted in Connection With Sexual Assault of University Student in Riverside

    An Uber driver is wanted in connection with a sexual assault of a University of California, Riverside student earlier this month, officials said. The incident was reported early May 14 when the victim was picked up off campus to an apartment complex near the campus, according to the university. Campus police notified students and members of the community of the incident and said Uber is cooperating with the investigation. A warrant was issued for Jamaal Andrew Lee, 41, of Moreno Valley, […]

  • All Southbound 5 Freeway Lanes Reopened in Santa Clarita After LAPD Motor Officer Is Trapped Under Vehicle

    A LAPD motorcycle officer was injured after being trapped under a vehicle along the 5 Freeway in Santa Clarita on Tuesday morning, prompting the full closure of all southbound lanes for hours. The incident occurred about 5:15 a.m. on the southbound side of the highway just north of Lyons Avenue exit, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The officer was taken to a hospital in serious condition, officials said. The Los Angeles Police Department tweeted that the officer was in stable […]

  • Homeless Man Pleads No Contest in Santa Monica Pier Stabbing That Left 1 Injured

    A homeless man pleaded no contest to stabbing a restaurant employee along the Santa Monica Pier last year, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Prosecutors said Calvin Earl Gullett entered a burger place, stabbed an employee and chased two other people with a knife on Sept. 7. Gullett pleaded to two counts of assault with a deadly weapon and one count of second-degree robbery. He also admitted to causing great bodily injury to one victim. Gullett had a […]

  • LAPD Officials Look for Missing Studio City Teen With Diabetes

    Los Angeles Police officials are looking for a missing Studio City teen who has diabetes. Angelique Faith Davis, 13, was walking in the 3700 block of Fredonia Drive about 3:30 p.m. Sunday when she was last seen. She has Type 1 diabetes and requires medication, officials said. She apparently is also depressed. In an email, a woman describing herself as Angelique’s mother said police used a helicopter and bloodhounds to search for her daughter to no avail. Angelique is described as […]

  • Man Dies After Being Shot at Riverside Gas Station: Police

    A man was fatally shot at a Riverside gas station Sunday night, officials said. The incident was reported about 10:30 p.m. at a Shell gas station along the 3500 block of Adams Street. The shooting occurred in front of the gas pumps at the station, an employee told Riverside Police Department officers. The man was taken to a hospital in the area, where he later died. Detectives from the homicide and gang units, as well as a forensic unit, responded […]

  • Body Found Inside Burned Vehicle in Riverside, Officials Investigating

    A burned body was found inside a vehicle in Riverside late Sunday and police are investigating. The incident was reported about 11:30 p.m. along Van Buren Boulevard, near the exit of the 215 Freeway, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. Officials on Twitter called the incident an “active death investigation,” but released no further details. It is unclear how the person in the vehicle died.

  • 3 Arrested in Large Mail Theft Operation in Santa Clarita Valley; Man Found Hiding Under Packages

    Three people have been arrested in connection with a large mail theft operation in the Santa Clarita Valley, officials said Friday. About 4:30 a.m. Thursday, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officials were alerted about two people acting suspiciously in the 24100 block of Newhall Ranch Road. The people were apparently removing mail from a community mailbox and putting it their SUV. Deputies found a vehicle matching the description heading west on Magic Mountain Parkway later that day. Deputies eventually stopped the […]