Rachel Menitoff, FOX8 WGHP

Rachel Menitoff

FOX8 WGHP

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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  • FOX8 WGHP
  • KTLA 5
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  • WJZ | CBS Baltimore

Recent articles by Rachel:

22 arrested in alleged cargo train burglary ring; $18M in stolen goods recovered

Officials with the Los Angeles Police Department announced Thursday that a yearlong investigation of cargo train burglaries resulted in 22 arrests and $18 million in recovered merchandise. → Read More

Sophomore at Rancho Cucamonga high school fatally shot at party

A teenage boy was fatally shot in Bloomington early Tuesday, his father told KTLA. Robert “Robbie” Plyley, 15, was a sophomore at Alta Loma High School in Rancho Cucamonga, school officials confirmed. → Read More

Winning numbers drawn for $825M Powerball jackpot

Lottery fever is spreading across Los Angeles and the nation as the Powerball Lottery reaches another historic high. The winning numbers have been drawn on Saturday night — 19, 31, 40, 46, 57, 23 and the Power Play is 3X. The winner of Saturday’s lottery would receive a cash payout of $410.2 million if they […] → Read More

‘Kanye is right’; antisemitic propaganda seen throughout Los Angeles

The Beverly Hills Police Department says it’s aware of antisemitic flyers being dispersed in the north part of the city overnight. The flyers were collected and there was “no threat to the community,” police said. Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse, whose mother survived a death march from Auschwitz by hiding behind a barn, spoke out […] → Read More

‘Kanye is right’; antisemitic propaganda seen throughout Los Angeles

The Beverly Hills Police Department says it’s aware of antisemitic flyers being dispersed in the north part of the city overnight. The flyers were collected and there was “no threat to the community,” police said. Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse, whose mother survived a death march from Auschwitz by hiding behind a barn, spoke out […] → Read More

Tesla crashes into Studio City liquor store; only minor injuries reported

A Tesla smashed through the front of a BevMo in Studio City Friday afternoon, upending traffic and destroying the storefront and a car parked on the street. The crash at Ventura and Laurel Canyon boulevards was reported just after 4 p.m., according to Officer Matthew Cruz of the Los Angeles Police Department. The Tesla was […] → Read More

Woodland Hills 7th grader self-funds elaborate haunted house

“Enter if you dare.” That’s the message greeting visitors at Elliot Arnold’s immersive haunted house experience, dubbed “The Deathly Attempt,” in Woodland Hills. The Louis Armstrong 7th grader says he worked odd jobs and saved up his birthday money to make his Halloween dream come to life. His 10-year-old sister is also part of the haunt. […] → Read More

Orange County bus strike averted just before midnight

Those looking to use a bus in Orange County this week were nearly out of luck, but a last-minute agreement between the Orange County Transportation Authority and the union that represents maintenance employees will keep the buses running. While a deal has not yet been reached on the contract, Eric Jimenez, secretary-treasurer for the union, […] → Read More

Inland Empire evacuations orders lifted after storm system hits Southern California

Evacuation orders for parts of the the Inland Empire have been lifted after a storm cell made its way through the Southland Saturday and into Sunday. Some residents in Yucaipa were placed under evacuation orders due to potential mud and debris flows, though those orders were downgraded to warnings Sunday evening and the shelter at […] → Read More

West Hollywood offers testing strips to thwart would-be drink spikers

The city of West Hollywood is now distributing drink-spiking test strips at local bars and restaurants in an effort to help people ensure their safety while they’re having a good time. The strips, provided in a partnership with the Los Angeles LGBT Center, are designed to detect the presence of so-called “date rape” drugs. Steven […] → Read More

‘These are things I created with love’: artist in Pacific Palisades asks for return of stolen paintings

The owner of an art gallery in the Pacific Palisades is asking for her artwork to be returned after a recent break-in where nearly a dozen valuable and sentimental paintings were stolen over the weekend. “When I came in and turned on the lights…it was just a surreal scene to look around and see […] → Read More

Studio City neighborhood on edge after homeless man allegedly attacks homeowner with metal pole

A Studio City homeowner has been released from the hospital and is facing a long recovery after allegedly being attacked with a metal pole by a homeless man outside of his home. According to the victim’s wife, Cecilia Guile, two men had set up a campsite in a wooded area near their driveway, just […] → Read More

‘I don’t see how people can pay that’: Gas prices in the Los Angeles area climbing again

After weeks of decline, gas prices are rising once again around Los Angeles where the average price is $5.62 for a gallon of regular unleaded. Within the last week, the price of gas has risen 20 cents, a return to the monthslong spike that led to record gas prices this summer. “Oh my gosh. I […] → Read More

U.S. sanctions Iranian morality police after woman’s death

The U.S. government on Thursday imposed sanctions on Iran’s morality police and leaders of other government agencies after the death of a woman who’d been detained over an accusation she violated the country’s dress code by wearing her Islamic headgear too loosely. The sanctions come after at least nine protesters have been killed in clashes […] → Read More

Homeowner at odds with HOA over drought-tolerant landscape rules

He submitted the idea to his homeowner's association, waited, and waited, and waited some more, and then ultimately decided to install the drought-resistant lawn any ways, assuming that it was only a matter of time before it was approved. → Read More

PnB Rock fans create makeshift memorial outside of South L.A. Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles

A growing display of candles and flowers was placed outside Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles in South Los Angeles after PnB Rock was shot and killed there. → Read More

PnB Rock fans create makeshift memorial outside of South L.A. Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles

A growing display of candles and flowers was placed outside Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles in South Los Angeles after PnB Rock was shot and killed there. → Read More

Casey Cares Foundation Makes Mother’s Day Special For Moms With Critically Ill Children

The Casey Cares Foundation hosted about 100 people on Mother’s Day, including Tina Campbell and her family. → Read More

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Brings Live Performances To The Community — Free Of Charge – CBS Baltimore

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is taking its show out of Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and bringing it directly to the community as part of "Symphony in the City." → Read More

Larry Hogan Honors Marylander Helen Bentley With Stained Glass Window

A former Maryland lawmaker, a local TV host, and a passionate advocate for the port of Baltimore is getting unique recognition from Gov. Larry Hogan. → Read More