Cindy Von Quednow is a digital news producer at KTLA. Before joining the KTLA team, Cindy worked as a multimedia journalist and breaking news reporter at the Ventura County Star.

She is a graduate of Cal State University Northridge, where she earned duel degrees in journalism and Central American studies, with a minor in Spanish-language journalism.

In 2017, she was named one of Los Angeles’ most influential Latina journalists by the California Chicano News Media Association. She is fluent in Spanish and Spanglish.

A native of Los Angeles, Cindy enjoys going to Dodger games, checking out shows at local venues and cuddling with her two dogs.

Recent Articles
  • Two men are seen in surveillance video burglarizing an Arcadia jewelry store on June 17, 2019.

    $135,000 Worth of Jewelry Stolen From Arcadia Store After Burglars Cut Hole in Roof 

    Burglars in Arcadia got away with $135,000 worth of jewelry after breaking into a store through the roof, the store owner said. The incident occurred about 3 a.m. on June 10 at the Dorano Jewelry store along Huntington Drive. The burglars disconnected all of the security cameras and got into the store’s concrete and steal safe, owner Garen Avetisyan told KTLA. They got away with custom-designed and high-end jewelry items. Some of the incident was caught on video surveillance, and […]

  • A SUV and a badly damaged LAPD motorcycle are shown at the scene of a crash in Van Nuys on June 14, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    LAPD Motorcycle Officer Injured in Van Nuys Crash 

    An LAPD motorcycle officer was injured in a crash in Van Nuys Friday morning. The crash occurred about 10:10 a.m. near the intersection of Van Nuys Boulevard and Hartland Street, officials said. Officers were conducting traffic enforcement when the motorcycle officer spotted a bicyclist who failed to stop at a red light, Sgt. David Delgado told KTLA. The officer was going to stop the bicyclist when an SUV was pulling out of a private driveway in front of the officer. […]

  • Rhett Mckenzie Nelson makes his first court appearance on June 13, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Suspect in Fatal Shooting of Deputy in Alhambra Charged With 2 Counts of Murder, Robberies

    A Utah man suspected in the killing of an off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy as he waited for his meal at a Jack in the Box restaurant in Alhambra earlier this week has been charged with two counts of murder and other charges, officials announced Thursday. Rhett Mckenzie Nelson, 30, was taken into custody in Long Beach a day after the shooting and is being held without bail, county inmate records show. He faces two counts each of murder […]

  • Craig Allen Thomas is shown in a photo released by the Orange County Sheriff's Department on June 13, 2019.

    Former Lake Forest Mail Carrier Arrested on Suspicion of Molesting 3 Girls; More Victims Sought

    A Lake Forest man who previously worked as a mail carrier was arrested after allegedly molesting three girls beginning in 2016, and officials are looking for more potential victims. Craig Allen Thomas, 61, is suspected of multiple counts of child molestation and possessing child pornography, Orange County Sheriff’s Department officials said in a news release Thursday. The victims, who were all under 12 years old when the alleged assaults occurred, knew Thomas. Details of the incidents or when they occurred […]

  • LAPD Lt. Jeff Bratcher holds a paintball gun during a news conference warning about their improper use on June 13, 2019. In the background, a victim's injury from a paintball gun in shown. (Credit: KTLA)

    28 People Shot With Paintball Guns in L.A.; Officials Warn of Improper Use 

    Twenty-eight people were shot with paintball guns in Los Angeles so far this year, and officials are warning of the improper use of the typically recreational weapon. During a news conference Thursday, two Los Angeles police lieutenants detailed some of the alleged assaults that have occurred this year. The victims range from 12 to 80 years old. In four incidents, people were robbed. Only five arrests have been made in connection with those assaults, officials said. Some of the culprits […]

  • Trash lies beside a mural that reads "Skid Row City Limit" during the annual homeless count in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2018.

    L.A. County Public Officials Announce Efforts to Improve Sanitation, Conditions for Homeless People

    Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Wednesday detailed their continuing efforts to improve sanitation and conditions for homeless people. Data released last week showed the number of homeless people across Los Angeles County jumped by 12%, with the majority living within the city of Los Angeles. The public health agency’s announcement comes at the heels of L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti penning a letter to Angelenos defending the city’s action against homelessness. Dozens of businesses around Los Angeles’ Skid Row […]

  • A driver was taken into custody in Sherman Oaks following a pursuit on June 12, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Pursuit Driver Taken Into Custody After CHP Vehicles Box Him in Along 101 Freeway in Sherman Oaks

    A driver who led authorities on a slow-speed pursuit through several highways was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon after CHP vehicles boxed him in along the westbound 101 Freeway in Sherman Oaks. The chase began about 12:50 p.m. along the westbound 210 Freeway at Santa Anita Street in Arcadia, according to the California Highway Patrol. The driver, who appeared to be an older man, was wanted for driving solo in the carpool lane, officials said. The driver made his way […]

  • Deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano is shown in a photo released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department as Joseph Gilbert Solano on July 11, 2019.

    Suspected Gunman in Shooting of Off-Duty Deputy in Alhambra May Be Tied to L.A. Homicide

    A Utah man suspected of critically wounding an off-duty Los Angeles County deputy in a shooting at an Alhambra Jack in the Box may be “potentially responsible” for a separate homicide that occurred the same day in downtown Los Angeles, officials announced Tuesday. Rhett Mckenzie Nelson, 30, of St. George, Utah, was taken into custody Tuesday in connection with the shooting of Deputy Joseph Gilbert Solano, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said. Both of their names were released during a news conference […]

  • A mama bear and her cub are placed in the bed of a pickup truck after being tranquilized following a confrontation with a man in Sierra Madre on June 10, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Protecting Dog Is Slashed, Bitten by Mama Bear in Sierra Madre Confrontation

    A man was slashed and bitten by a mama bear after he apparently kicked her while trying to protect his dog in Sierra Madre Monday afternoon, officials said. The incident unfolded about 1:45 p.m. in the 500 block of North Hermosa Avenue, when Sierra Madre police received a call about a person who was bitten by a bear. An investigation revealed a homeowner’s small dog went after a bear cub in a backyard, then the mama bear ran after the […]

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