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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).

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    10-Year-Old San Dimas Girl Approached by 2 Men While Waiting for School Bus

    Two men approached a 10-year-old girl waiting for the bus on Allen Avenue, asking her if she needed a ride, about 7:15 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to the Sheriff’s Department. Kacey Montoya reports from San Dimas for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Oct. 19, 2016.

  • A man and woman got into a violent road rage fight in the middle of a busy Las Vegas intersection earlier this week, and another driver captured the brawl on his cellphone. (Credit: Robert Martinez)

    Man, Woman Get Into Violent Road Rage Fight With Crowbar in Las Vegas; Video Goes Viral

    A man and woman got into a violent road rage fight in the middle of a busy Las Vegas intersection Monday, and another driver captured the brawl on his cellphone. They were both stopped at a light on Flamingo Road and Eastern Avenue when the incident occurred, according to local TV station KTNV. The man got out of his car armed with a crowbar, but the woman then grabbed the weapon out of his hands and swung at him, the […]

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    Hundreds of Former Hooman Toyota Customers Frustrated After Location Halts Promotion

    Customers who bought cars at Hooman Toyota of Long Beach are angry after losing the perks of an offer they paid into following the car dealership’s change in ownership. Buyers who had paid extra for Hooman’s VIP program, which included free tires, oil changes and car washes for life, say they were lured into a deal that has since lost them thousands of dollars worth of service. Kacey Montoya reports from Long Beach for the KTLA 5 News at 10 […]

  • Aerial image shows the 5 Freeway closure of southbound lanes on Oct. 10, 2016. (Credit: Sky5)

    Man Dies After CHP Shooting on 5 Freeway in Irvine

    A man who was seen running up and down the lanes on the southbound side of the 5 Freeway in Irvine has died following a shooting involving a California Highway Patrol officer, authorities reported late Monday. The southbound lanes of the 5 Freeway at Highway 133 in Irvine were shut down during the investigation into the shooting, the California Highway Patrol reported. The incident began just before 7 p.m. on the 5 Freeway near Barranca Parkway when drivers started calling 911 to report […]

  • Officials at the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals released this surveillance footage of a person who broke into their West Adams headquarters on Sept. 29, 2016.

    Surveillance Footage Shows Man Burglarizing West Adams Animal Shelter

    The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles is seeking help identifying a thief who broke into the charity’s West Adams headquarters last week. The incident occurred the morning of Sept. 29 at 5026 West Jefferson Boulevard. In surveillance video from the incident, the suspect is seen casing the parking structure about 1:35 a.m., then he returns around dawn with tools and breaks into the building, SpcLA officials said in a news release. He apparently stole or […]

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    Woman Sues OC Doctor After Medical Device Left in Her Body 11 Weeks

    Dr. Ann Raffo had been Michelle Doig-Collins’ gynecologist for 10 years, but the patient is suing her doctor after discovering a medical device in her body nearly three months after a routine surgery. Kacey Montoya reports from Irvine for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Oct. 6, 2016.

  • Senate candidates Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez appear Wednesday at Cal State L.A. in their only head-to-head debate. (Credit: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)

    Kamala Harris, Loretta Sanchez Trade Jabs in Only Debate for US Senate

    In their only scheduled debate before election day, the two Democrats vying for California’s open U.S. Senate seat clashed as much over personal style as policies in what was a frenzied and often caustic event compared with a campaign that has seemed to amble through a long, sleepy few months. Neither candidate, Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris nor Orange County Rep. Loretta Sanchez, seemed willing to admit during Wednesday night’s debate that the two might share similar positions on a number of issues. Instead, the women returned time […]

  • Friends Matt Wolf and Duane Williams are seen hugging this video aired by KTLA.

    Fire Department Awards Santa Monica Man for Saving Friend’s Life Twice With CPR

    Matt Wolf received a Citizen Recognition Award on Tuesday night from the Santa Monica Fire Department for performing CPR on his friend twice, during two separate incidents on the basketball court. Kacey Montoya reports from Santa Monica for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Oct. 4, 2016.

  • A campaign sign for Measure U in Upland was allegedly stolen by the chief of police. (Credit: KTLA)

    Upland Police Chief Accused of Stealing Campaign Signs in Support of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

    A pro-medical marijuana group in Upland alleges the police chief was captured on video removing political campaign signs for Measure U which support medical marijuana dispensaries. Kacey Montoya reports from Upland for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Oct. 3, 2016.