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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  • Woman Rescued After Climbing Construction Crane, Locking Herself in Cab Across From L.A.’s Olvera Street

    A woman who climbed a construction crane and locked herself inside the cab some 180 feet above a construction site near Los Angeles’ historic Olvera Street landmark was rescued more than two hours after the incident started, authorities said Tuesday. The woman climbed the “tall crane at a construction site” about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Los Angeles Fire Department said. Workers turned off power to the crane, and firefighters were working to determine how the reach the woman, LAFD’s Margaret Stewart […]

  • Redondo Beach Man Dies After Falling While Rock Climbing at Joshua Tree National Park

    A Redondo Beach man died after falling while rock climbing at Joshua Tree National Park over the weekend, officials said Tuesday. The incident occurred about 3:45 p.m. Saturday at Cyclops Rock, a popular rock-climbing destination at the park, the Joshua Tree Search and Rescue team reported. Samuel Boldissar, 25, died about an hour later, according to the Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office. The San Bernardino County Fire Department also responded to the incident. It is unclear how or why he fell. Firefighters […]

  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Woman During Her Stay at a Long Beach Hospital

    A man was arrested early Tuesday after allegedly stabbing a woman he was visiting at a Long Beach hospital, officials said. The incident occurred about 2:50 a.m. at St. Mary Medical Center, 1050 Linden Ave., according to the Long Beach Police Department. A preliminary investigation suggested that a man was visiting the patient’s room when a “domestic dispute escalated” and the suspect stabbed the victim, police said. Responding officers found the man near the hospital and arrested him. The woman […]

  • 15-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot While Walking Near Santa Ana Home Was Aspiring Boxer

    A 15-year-old boy who was shot while he was walking near his home in Santa Ana has died, police said Monday. Santa Ana Police officers found Isaac Gonzalez with several gunshot wounds in the 2300 block of St. Gertrude Place around 11:50 p.m. Saturday. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition and eventually died Sunday, his family said. Police said the incident appears to be gang-related and that a dark-colored vehicle was seen in the area around the […]

  • Victorville Man Arrested on Suspicion of Assaulting Developmentally Disabled Teen

    A Victorville has been arrested after allegedly attacking a developmentally disabled teen earlier this month, officials said. Shanon Djon Hill was being sought after the March 17 attack, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. The 19-year-old teen was allegedly hit in the face with an unknown object by a neighbor. Officials said Hill took the victim’s cellphone and basketball before leaving the area. He was arrested by the Fontana police Department and is scheduled to appear in court […]

  • 3 Men Arrested in Ventura After Allegedly Trafficking Teen in San Diego: Police

    Three men were arrested in Ventura after allegedly forcing a 17-year-old girl to commit acts of prostitution in San Diego County, police said Sunday. Ventura Police were alerted about a call made to the National Human Trafficking Center hotline about 5:30 a.m. The victim said she had escaped from a potential trafficking situation and was hiding. Investigators responded and took the victim to the Ventura Police Station where she said she had been with three men who forced her into […]

  • Head-on Crash in Riverside Sends 3 to Hospital With Serious Injuries

    A wrong-way driver crashed into a vehicle along the 215 Freeway in Riverside early Sunday and three people were injured, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash occurred about 1:30 a.m. when the driver was heading north along the southbound side of the freeway at Columbia Avenue, said Sgt. Ron Warrior. Preliminary information from the CHP indicated that both vehicles were “crushed” and all lanes were blocked after the crash. Two people in the car that was struck were […]

  • Man Arrested After Allegedly Ramming El Segundo Police Officer’s Vehicle Several Times on 10 Freeway

    A man was arrested after allegedly ramming an El Segundo Police officer’s vehicle several times on the 10 Freeway in Pomona, officials said. The incident occurred about 4:45 p.m. Saturday. The officer was riding with his police dog and heading west on the 10 when he was rear ended by a man driving a Dodge Durango. The officer changed lanes and the driver followed him and hit him again, police said in a news release. The man allegedly rammed the […]

  • Violence Breaks Out at Pro-Trump Rally in Huntington Beach

    Violence erupted at a Make America Great Again rally at Bolsa Chica State Beach in Huntington Beach on Saturday, video and photos from the scene showed. The fights started about an hour into the demonstration leading to the arrest of four people. Three were arrested in connection with illegal use of pepper spray and one person was arrested on suspicion of assault, according to the Huntington Beach Police Department. A counter-protester who was wearing a black mask, allegedly pepper-sprayed a woman and […]