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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
  • The Santa Monica Pier is seen on Sept. 20, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Homicide Investigation Underway After Man’s Body Found Under Santa Monica Pier

    A man was found with a blunt force injury underneath the Santa Monica Pier Thursday, promoting a homicide investigation, police said. The man’s body was discovered about 6:40 a.m. and police responded to the area. He was believed to be in his 30s and appeared to have suffered from an injury “consistent with blunt force trauma to the head,” Santa Monica Police Department officials said in a news release. No arrests have been made. The victim was homeless and sleeping at […]

  • Police and fire officials respond to a fatal machinery accident in Santa Ana on Sept. 20, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    18-Year-Old Man Dies After Getting Trapped in Machinery While Working in Santa Ana

    An 18-year-old man died after getting trapped in machinery in Santa Ana, fire officials said. The incident occurred about 11:15 a.m. at a clay manufacturing company in the 1400 block of East Pomona Street, according to the Orange County Fire Authority. The man was working when he got caught in a piece of machinery. About two minutes after the incident, a fellow employee found the victim and tried to get him out, to no avail. Responding firefighters declared the victim […]

  • Faustino Cardenas is shown in a photo provided by the Ontario Police Department on Sept. 20, 2018.

    Man Arrested After Stabbing Leaves Victim in Critical Condition: Ontario Police

    A Fontana man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed another man, leaving him in critical condition, officials announced Thursday. The incident occurred about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night in the 2700 block of South Cypress Point Place. Police allege the suspect, Faustino Cardenas, 32, was jealous of the victim’s relationship with a female friend and he stabbed the victim multiple times. Cardenas left the scene before authorities arrived. The victim, a 25-year-old man from Bell Gardens, was taken to a hospital […]

  • Patricia Cascione is shown in a photo released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Sept. 19, 2018.

    Woman Arrested After Allegedly Embezzling Funds From Girl Scouts in Santa Clarita, Beverly Hills Cancer Center

    A woman was arrested after allegedly embezzling more than $88,000 in funds from two non-profit organizations, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced. Patricia Cascione, 52, is accused of grand theft and theft by false pretense and was arrested on Monday after a 15-month investigation. Cascione worked as the treasurer for multiple Girl Scout troops and a Santa Clarita Girl Scouts service unit for 20 years. Officials believe she embezzled more than $58,000 from troops under her control over the […]

  • A vehicle with a slashed tire was one of 85 vehicles that were vandalized in Jefferson Park on Sept. 19, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    96 Vehicles Vandalized in South L.A. Neighborhood: LAPD

    A woman is in custody after 96 vehicles were vandalized in a South Los Angeles neighborhood, police said Wednesday. About 4 a.m. a woman was spotted in the Jefferson Park area slashing the tires of parked vehicles, according to Los Angeles Police Department officials. LAPD initially told KTLA that there were 85 vehicles that had been damaged and 50 people were affected. Surveillance video from the scene shows the perpetrator in the act. One of the vehicles was a church […]

  • A booking photo of Peter Gregory Chadwick was released in October 2012. (Credit: Newport Beach Police)

    Officials Announce $100K Reward for Information Leading to Capture of O.C. Fugitive Accused of Killing His Wife

    Authorities announced a $100,000 reward for information leading to the capture of a Newport Beach fugitive who is wanted on suspicion of killing his wife in 2012, intensifying their ongoing efforts to apprehend the suspect. Peter Chadwick and his wife, Quee “Q.C.” Chadwick, disappeared from their Newport Beach home on October 12, 2012. The couple had three sons, who at the time were 9, 12 and 15. Chadwick eventually called 911 from a gas station in San Diego and told […]

  • Cerissa Laura Riley (left) and Grant William Robicheaux (right) are shown in photos released by the Orange County District Attorney's Office on Sept. 18, 2018.

    Newport Beach Surgeon, Girlfriend Charged With Drugging and Sexually Assaulting Women; Additional Victims Sought

    A Newport Beach orthopedic surgeon who appeared on a reality TV show and his girlfriend have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting at least two women. Authorities are reviewing videos and photos found on the surgeon’s phone, indicating there may be many other possible victims out there, Orange County District Attorney’s Office officials announced Tuesday. Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31, were each charged earlier this month with rape by use of drugs, oral copulation by […]

  • William Roby is seen in a photo released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Sept. 18, 2018.

    Authorities Seek Additional Victims of Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 4 Girls in South L.A.

    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials are seeking additional victims of a man accused of sexually assaulting four girls in South Los Angeles. Christopher William Roby allegedly assaulted the victims in South L.A. and Compton over the course of several years, between 2003 and 2018, authorities said in a news release. Roby was apparently arrested in April, but authorities believe there may be more victims and are encouraging them to come forward. He’s awaiting trial on charges including kidnapping and […]

  • Jack Black pretends to kiss his newly-minted star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Sept. 18, 2018. (Credit: David Livingston/Getty Images)

    Actor Jack Black Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Actor and rocker Jack Black received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday morning. “The Nacho Libre” and “Shallow Hal” star said he was “nervous” and “embarrassed” by the honor, but was humbled that his family and fellow actors showed up to the event. Black is also known for his comedy rock duo with Kyle Gass, Tenacious D. The group had a short-lived TV series on HBO, released a movie, “Tenacious D and the Pick of Destiny,” and […]