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
  • Firefighters responded to a bee swarm in Lake Forest on July 16, 2018. (Credit: OC Hawk)

    Woman Critically Injured After Being Stung ‘Hundreds of Times’ by Swarm of Bees in Lake Forest

    A woman was critically injured after being stung “hundreds of times” by a swarm of bees in Lake Forest Monday morning, and three others — including two firefighters — were also injured, officials said. The incident occurred about 10:25 a.m. when firefighters responded to a report of a bee sting in the 23000 block of Buckland Lane, the Orange County Fire Authority tweeted. “Units arrived on scene and they found her basically completely covered with bees from head to toe,” […]

  • Alejandro Alvarez is seen in a booking photo provided by the Whittier Police Department on July 11, 2018.

    Whittier Man Charged With Attempted Murder, Mayhem After Allegedly Attacking Wife With Chain Saw in Front of Children

    A man who allegedly attacked his wife with a chain saw in front of their children last week has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated mayhem, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday. Alejandro Villegas Alvarez, 32, was also charged with three counts of child abuse, driving or taking a vehicle without consent and hit-and-run driving resulting in property damage. Special circumstances against Alvarez also include that Alvarez inflicted great bodily injury under circumstances involving domestic violence […]

  • Bo Jones is seen in an undated photo.

    Missing USC Student Found Safe, Family Says

    A 22-year-old man who had been missing since Sunday was found safe on Friday morning, his family told KTLA. Bo Jones was last seen about 4:45 p.m. Sunday and his phone was found at MacArthur Park, his father, James Jones said. He said his son left his apartment in the 1100 block of 6th Street without his wallet, apartment keys and car. James Jones said he drove all night from Arizona to try and find his son. Family members had […]

  • Rodolfo Rodriguez, 92, is seen in his hospital bed in an image uploaded to a GoFundMe campaign on July 6, 2018.

    Woman Charged With Attempted Murder, Elder Abuse in Beating of 92-Year-Old Man in Willowbrook: DA

    A 30-year-old Los Angeles woman charged with attempted murder and elder abuse in connection with the July 4 beating of a 92-year-old man in Willowbrook pleaded not guilty when she made her first court appearance onThursday. The L.A. County District Attorney’s Office announced the charges against Laquisha Jones earlier in the day. Jones also faces a special allegation that she used a deadly weapon, a brick, during the crime and caused great bodily injury, according to a DA’s office news […]

  • Crystal Gonzales is shown in a photo released by the Ontario Police Department on July 10, 2018.

    Woman Arrested After Allegedly Leaving Babies in SUV During Heat Wave: Ontario Police

    A woman was arrested Sunday after she allegedly left two babies inside an SUV for at least a half hour while she apparently shopped at an Ontario Walmart, officials announced Tuesday. Crystal Gonzales, a 34-year-old resident of Fontana, faces a child endangerment charge in connection with the incident, according to Ontario police and inmate records. About 7:45 p.m. Sunday, a security guard at a Walmart along the 1300 block of Mountain Avenue noticed people gathering around a GMC in the parking […]

  • Authorities respond to a fatal stabbing in West Hollywood on July 8, 2018. (Credit: ANG News)

    Man Arrested on Suspicion of Killing His Father, Injuring Mother and Sister in WeHo Stabbing Attack

    A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing his father and his mother and sister in West Hollywood late Sunday night, officials said. Jose Emanuel Raselbach was arrested shortly after the incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. in the 8700 block of Shoreham Drive, according to inmate records and a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies who responded to the scene found all three victims had been stabbed, and the father was pronounced dead at […]

  • A blaze burns near the Cajon Pass in San Bernardino County on July 6, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    In 110-Degree Heat, Firefighters Battle 100-Acre Box Fire Burning in Cajon Pass

    Crews were battling a 100-acre fire off the 15 Freeway near the Cajon Pass Friday amid 110-degree heat, officials said. The Box Fire began about 9:30 a.m. when a semi truck fire spread to brush along the freeway near Kenwood Avenue, according to the California Highway Patrol. The blaze was about 15 percent contained, Cal Fire tweeted shortly before 2 p.m. At least two firefighters were transported for heat exhaustion, officials said. Meanwhile, two lanes of the freeway were closed […]

  • Joseph Blair, left, walks in formation with other L.A. County Sheriff's deputies on July 5, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Fulfills Lifelong Dream of Becoming L.A. Sheriff’s Deputy 24 Years After Father Killed in Line of Duty

    Twenty four years after his father was killed in the line of duty as a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy, Joseph Blair will fulfill his lifelong dream of joining the department himself. His father, Deputy Stephen Wayne Blair was fatally shot by a gang member in Lynwood when Blair was just 6 years old. The loss profoundly impacted Blair, and he vowed to follow in his dad’s footsteps. “I always looked up to him,” Blair said. “He was my first hero.” Now […]

  • Los Angeles police released this image of a boy found alone at Union Station on July 4, 2018.

    Boy Reunited With Family Member After Being Abandoned at Union Station; Mother Arrested on Suspicion of Child Endangerment: LAPD

    A nonverbal boy who was left alone at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles has been reunited with a family member, and a woman believed to be his biological mother has been arrested, authorities said Thursday afternoon. The investigation into why the boy was left at the transit hub Wednesday night is ongoing, LAPD officials tweeted. A woman who was last seen with the boy had not been found, police initially indicated. But LAPD Capt. Marc Reina said on Twitter that an arrest has […]