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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    A 3-year-old Siberian husky who disappeared from his home in Bentonville, Arkansas, in October 2014 was discovered last week in Ontario. A good Samaritan spotted “Liam” running loose in the street and brought him to the Inland Valley Humane Society. Workers at the rescue were able to locate Liam’s family using his microchip. The family was now trying to raise enough money to get Liam home. Click here, if you would like to help.

  • Glenn Frey, center, performs with other Eagles band members in Los Angeles in 2008.  (Credit: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)

    Glenn Frey, Founding Member of Eagles, Dies at 67 Following ‘Courageous Battle’ With Illnesses

    Glenn Frey, a founding member of the Eagles, died at age 67 on Monday in New York City, the band’s website has announced. “Glenn fought a courageous battle for the past several weeks but, sadly, succumbed to complications from rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia,” the Eagles’ website stated. Frey suffered from health problems, causing the band to defer accepting their planned Dec. 6 Kennedy Center Honor until 2016, the Washington Post reported in November. He had a recurrence of “previous intestinal […]

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  • Firefighters work to extricate a driver from a truck that crashed in the 800 block of Loma Vista Drive in Beverly Hills on Jan. 15, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Driver Dies After Runaway Truck Crashes in Beverly Hills, Near Sites of Collisions That Killed 2 LAPD Officers in 2014

    A man died after the truck he was driving crashed on a street in Beverly Hills, authorities said, near the sites of separate 2014 collisions that claimed the lives of two an LAPD detective and an officer. Friday’s morning’s incident was reported about 8:20 a.m. in the 800 block of Loma Vista Drive (map), according to a spokesperson for the Beverly Hills Department. Sky5 video showed the firefighters extricating the truck’s driver, who was then placed into an ambulance that left the scene. His […]

  • A crowd of exuberant people gathered at the Powerball-winning 7-Eleven in Chino Hills on Jan. 13, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Winning Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in Chino Hills; 12 Other Tickets in CA Matched 5 of 6 Numbers

    The scene was celebratory at a 7-Eleven in Chino Hills on Wednesday night where one of three jackpot-winning Powerball tickets was sold. Additional jackpot winners were also confirmed in Florida and Tennessee, according to Russ Lopez with the California Lottery. Each winning ticket was worth $528.8 million, Lopez said. The Chino Hills ticket was purchased at the 7-Eleven store at 4092 Chino Hills Parkway. Twelve other tickets bought in California matched 5 of 6 numbers, according to Lopez. Those tickets […]

  • Michelle King smiles as she is announced as the new superintendent of LAUSD on Jan. 11, 2016. Outgoing leader Ramon Cortines is at left. (Credit: KTLA)

    LAUSD Board Names Longtime Administrator Michelle King as New Superintendent

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  • President Barack Obama listens to a question during "Guns in America," a town hall, on Jan. 7, 2016. (Credit: CNN)

    ‘Guns in America’ Town Hall: Obama Criticizes ‘Imaginary Fiction’ of Taking Away Firearms

    President Barack Obama rejected the “imaginary fiction” that he wanted to take away the guns of law-abiding Americans during a town hall meeting on his gun policies aired on CNN Thursday night. “The way it is described, is that we are trying to take away everybody’s guns,” Obama said, charging that his opponents had twisted his plans on gun safety measures. “Our position is consistently mischaracterized,” Obama said. “If you listen to the rhetoric, it is so over-the-top, it is […]

  • A Southern California Edison worker was electrocuted during a service call in Paramount. (Credit: LOUDLABS)

    Edison Worker Electrocuted While Responding to Service Call in Paramount

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  • A woman confronts a Starbucks cashier who allegedly stole her credit card information. (Credit: KTLA)

    Starbucks Cashier Fired After Allegedly Admitting on Video to Stealing Customer’s Credit Card Information

    A Starbucks employee in Bellflower was fired after she admitted stealing a customer’s credit card information, according to the company. Customer Juana Martinez said she caught the cashier in the act and then later confronted her on video. The teenager appeared stunned at first, but finally admitted stealing the information, the video showed. Martinez said the girl was caught on surveillance video using the card to run up a $200 bill at a Ralphs supermarket. The girl offered Martinez money […]