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
  • Palos Verdes Estates police on Oct. 18, 2019 shared this image of a short-barreled rifle that was found among other weapons in a home days before.

    Man Charged After 2 Unregistered AR-15s, High-Capacity Magazines Found in Palos Verdes Estates HomeĀ 

    Two short-barreled AR-15 style rifles and a 9mm handgun, all unregistered, were found in the Palos Verdes Estates home of a man who was prohibited from having firearms after his mother reported that he robbed her, officials said. Maxwell Miner, 29, has since been charged with robbery, making criminal threats, two counts of possession of an assault weapon, two counts of possession of a short-barreled rifle and possession of brass knuckles, according to Los Angeles County Superior Court records. He […]

  • The intersection of Highland and Willoughby avenues is shown hours after a fatal hit-and-run crash occurred there on Oct. 18, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Hollywood: LAPD

    A 29-year-old man was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Hollywood early Friday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The crash was reported about 3 a.m. near the intersection of Highland and Willoughby avenues. Police said a white, late-model Mercedes C300 or similar vehicle was heading north on Highland when it crashed into a pedestrian crossing west from the southeast corner of the intersection. The pedestrian died at the scene. He was later identified as Richard Debose. The […]

  • A CHP officer was down in Granada Hills after an apparent crash on Oct. 17, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    CHP Officer Injured During Pursuit in West San Fernando Valley; 2 in Custody

    A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer was injured during a pursuit in the west San Fernando Valley Thursday and two people are in custody following an extensive search. About 1:25 p.m, the California Highway Patrol initiated a pursuit with a man wanted for assaulting one of their officers with a deadly weapon. The driver stopped, got out of the vehicle he was driving and jumped over a fence into an apartment complex along the 9400 block of Baird Road in […]

  • Authorities investigate the scene of a deadly police shooting in Van Nuys on Oct. 16, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Suspect Wanted in Robbery, Homicide Fatally Shot by Police in Van Nuys: LAPD

    A suspect wanted on suspicion of a robbery and a homicide earlier this week was fatally shot by police in Van Nuys Wednesday morning, according to the LAPD. Undercover Los Angeles Police Department officers in plain clothes were conducting surveillance on the person, described only as a black male, in the area of Kester Avenue and Burbank Boulevard early Wednesday, Sgt. Barry Montgomery said. The location is on the border with Sherman Oaks. About 10:20 a.m., officers tried to take […]

  • Caltrans officials tweeted this image of a blaze that was burning in San Dimas on Oct. 16, 2019.

    Southbound Lanes of 57 Freeway Reopen in San Dimas After Brush Fire Prompts Closure

    All southbound lanes of the 57 Freeway in San Dimas have reopened after a brush fire prompted a closure on Wednesday morning, officials said. The blaze, which burned near Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park, was reported about 10 a.m. and burned around 3 acres. Forward progress of the flames stopped at about 10:15 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Officials just before 1 p.m. announced that firefighters have extinguished the fire, but multiple lanes remained close afterwards […]

  • Woman, 3 Kids Missing Out of Sylmar Found After Re-Entering U.S. From Mexico: LAPD

    A Sylmar woman and her three children who disappeared last week have been found after entering back into the U.S. from Mexico, officials said. Liliana Lopez and the children, Jakob Cabrera, 9, Steven Lopez, 6, and Stephana Lopez, 5, entered into the U.S. at the San Ysidro Port of Entry about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday. Liliana Lopez’s estranged husband, Esteban Lopez, is believed to still be in Mexico, according to the LAPD. Police had previously said he was a suspect in […]

  • Brian Cruz is shown in photos released by the Glendale Police Department on July 19, 2019.

    Glendale Man Wanted in Brutal Hammer Attack Found Dead in Angeles Forest Highway Crash Last Month: Police

    A Glendale man who was wanted in connection with a brutal hammer attack against his fiancee and her mother was found dead in an Angeles National Forest crash in September, police said Tuesday. The badly decomposed remains of Brian Cruz, 29, were found in a vehicle off Angeles Forest Highway and Big Tujunga Road on Sept. 27, Glendale Police Sgt. Dan Suttles said. Aerial video from Sky5 showed the vehicle on its side down a steep embankment on Sept. 26. […]

  • La Habra police respond to a student with a gun on the high school campus on Oct. 15, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Student in Custody After Allegedly Bringing Gun to La Habra High School

    A student is in custody after allegedly bringing a gun to La Habra High School, officials said Tuesday. La Habra Police responded to the campus, located at 801 Highlander Ave., after a report of a student with a gun, Lt. Brian Miller said. Witnesses told police that while the boy was showing the gun to others, another student tried to take the gun away and a struggle ensued. Miller did not release any other details about that struggle. Officers found […]

  • Landmark Middle School in Moreno Valley is seen on Sept. 17, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    2 Girls Apprehended After Another Assault on Moreno Valley Middle School Campus

    Two girls were apprehended Monday after another assault occurred on a Moreno Valley middle school campus, officials said. The incident occurred about 12:10 p.m. when a Landmark Middle School resource officer was notified of an assault on the campus, located at 15261 Legendary Drive. An investigation revealed that two girls, 12 and 13, approached the victim during lunch and assaulted her, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. The girls were identified, apprehended and booked into the Riverside County Juvenile […]

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