Kacey Montoya
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Kacey Montoya is an Emmy-Award winning reporter who joined KTLA as a general assignment reporter in June 2013. Prior to KTLA, she spent more than five years at CBS affiliate, KOIN-TV, in Portland, Ore., where she was an anchor and reporter. She also spent two years at the CBS affiliate in Palm Springs, Calif., and a year at WOAY-TV in Oak Hill, W.Va.

Kacey was born in Orange County, but raised in Dallas. She graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in broadcast journalism. At CSUN, she earned many awards including first place for TV in-depth reporting for her talk show on political free speech. Kacey interned at CNN Los Angeles in the entertainment news department.

When she’s not working, you’ll find Kacey at a yoga studio or spending time with friends and family — she is one of seven kids.

She’s an advisory board member of Oregon Friends of Shelter Animals (OFOSA), and is chair for the National Media Ambassador Council for the National Women’s Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation of Women (NWCAVE).

Twitter: @kaceymontoya
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Recent Articles
  • LAPD was responding to shootings in Palms on April 16, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    1 Dead, 4 Others Injured in Separate Westside Shooting Incidents: LAPD

    Los Angeles police were responding three separate crimes scenes in a series of shootings that left one person dead and several others injured in the Palms area on Thursday afternoon. In describing a developing investigation, police said officers responded to Woodbine Park  just after 3 p.m., when one man was found dead and another with gunshot wounds. Witnesses said they heard seven or eight shots fired, and one of the victims crying out, asking why the gunman was shooting at a […]

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    Woman Rescued From Storm Drain After Falling Into Hole Near Construction Site in Chatsworth

    A woman had to be rescued from a storm drain Tuesday after she fell down a hole in the street while walking near a construction zone in Chatsworth, authorities said. Kacey Montoya reports from Chatsworth for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

  • A lifeguard tower is seen at Manhattan Beach. (Credit: RMG News)

    Man Sexually Assaults Woman at Manhattan Beach, Forces Her Companion to Lie Face-Down in Sand

    A woman was sexually assaulted at Manhattan Beach early Sunday morning while the attacker forced her male companion to lie face down in the sand, authorities said. The incident occurred about 12:16 a.m. at the 3400 block of the waterline (map), according to a news release from the Manhattan Beach Police Department. The male and female victims, both in their 40s, were approached by a man described as Hispanic, the release said. The attacker “simulated the use of a handgun” when […]

  • Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Special Enforcement Bureau tweeted this photo of a newborn that was delivered April 2, 2015, at Stanley Mosk Courthouse.

    Woman Gives Birth in Hallway of Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Downtown L.A.

    A woman who was past her due date delivered a baby in the halls of a busy downtown Los Angeles civil courthouse on Thursday, prompting witnesses to cheer. An “obstetrical call” to the 100 block of North Hill Street brought first responders to the scene just after 11:30 a.m., Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott said. The birth occurred at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse, and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department tactical medics assisted in the delivery, according to a […]

  • Gov. Jerry Brown announced mandatory drought restrictions near Sierra-at-Tahoe on April 1, 2015, in an area normally covered in snow on that date. (Credit: Department of Water Resources)

    Gov. Brown Orders 25 Percent Cut in Urban Water Use in 1st-Ever Mandatory Statewide Reductions

    As state officials announced the lowest-ever snowpack in the Sierra Nevada — the source of nearly a third of California’s fresh water — Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday said mandatory conservation measures would go into effect for the first time in history. Among other actions, the governor’s executive order will require urban areas to reduce water use by 25 percent. Brown announced the order as he stood at the Phillips snow course, near Sierra-at-Tahoe ski resort and about 90 miles […]

  • Surveillance video showed a fight that led up to stabbing at a fast food restaurant in Mid-City on March 21, 2015.

    Dispute Over Headlights at Fast Food Restaurant Ends in Stabbing in Mid-City

    Police were asking for the public’s help Tuesday in identifying the person responsible for stabbing a cyclist outside a fast food restaurant in the Mid-City area in an attack that was caught on surveillance camera. It happened around 8:20 p.m. on March 21 in the parking lot of a Carl’s Jr. in the 2300 block of S. La Cienega Boulevard. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Tuesday, March 31, 2015.

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    3 Pedestrians Injured in Crash on PCH in Malibu

    A crash on PCH in Malibu on Tuesday night injured three pedestrians and forced the closure of the highway in both directions, according to the California Highway Patrol. The collision was reported just after 8 p.m. in the 20300 block of Pacific Coast highway between Big Rock Drive and Las Flores. Three pedestrians were injured in the crash, in which a vehicle struck a fire hydrant and several parked cars, according to Deputy Robone with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s […]

  • Surveillance video showed two men being sought in connection with a series of tire slashings in a San Fernando neighborhood on March 30, 2015.

    Two Sought in Tire-Slashing Spree in San Fernando Neighborhood

    Police were searching Monday for two vandals wanted in a tire-slashing spree in a San Fernando neighborhood overnight that was caught on surveillance video. Surveillance video from a camera outside an office building showed two men walking down Maclay Avenue in San Fernando just after 1 a.m. Monday morning. A man wearing a white T-shirt can be seen walking close to a black pickup truck and puncturing the tires as he walks by. He can be seen doing the same […]

  • An investigation was underway after an off-duty LAPD officer was shot at in Santa Clarita on Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Off-Duty LAPD Officer Involved in Santa Clarita Shooting; 1 Detained

    A man was detained after an off-duty LAPD officer was involved in a shooting in Santa Clarita, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The Los Angeles Police Department officer was in the area of Rainbow Glen Drive and Swallow Court around 10:15 a.m. when the shooting occurred, a news release from the Sheriff’s Department stated. No injuries were reported. According to LAPD Det. Meghan Aguilar, the department had “no reason to believe” that the 25-year-veteran of LAPD had […]