Alex Cheney
Alex Cheney is a general assignment reporter and weathercaster for ABC7 Eyewitness News. He joined the team in August 2019 after spending two years at KESQ in Palm Springs, California, as a weekend evening weathercaster, sports anchor/reporter and news reporter.

Alex began his career at KYMA in Yuma, Arizona, as a weekday news anchor, producer, reporter, and fill-in weather/sports anchor.

Alex graduated from the Manship School at Louisiana State University (Geaux Tigers!) with his bachelor's degree in Mass Communication with a specification in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in business. Alex worked for the university's student-run news station Tiger TV for three years.

He is thrilled to return to the Disney family as he interned at ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut while in college.

Alex was born in Orange County and went to high school in Irvine. He is happy to be back in Southern California and doing what he loves! In his spare time, Alex enjoys basketball, playing guitar and hiking.

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Alex's Stories
Nearly 20% of California water agencies could see shortages if drought continues, report says
The last three years have been the driest in California's history. Water agencies across the state are concerned about possible shortages for next year and beyond.
Mother of Pasadena teen killed by stray bullet asks for public's help as search for gunman continues
The mother of a 13-year-old Pasadena boy who was fatally struck by a stray bullet in his bedroom is asking for the public's help to find her son's killer.
New technology helps Ventura County firefighters to conserve water during training
The Metropolitan Water District says the pump pods save around 4 million gallons of water a year, or about the same amount of water usage for 13 homes in a year.
Dog reunited with owner after going missing for several days in the Santa Monica Mountains
A dog is now safe at home after going missing for several days in the Santa Monica Mountains, prompting a widespread search for the furry companion.
Los Angeles City Council meets virtually again as protests continue outside de León's home
L.A. City Council met virtually again as it continues to grapple with the fallout from the City Hall racism scandal, and as protesters continue to demand the resignations of Kevin de León and Gil Cedillo.
An inside look at the sleek new renovations and upgrades to Crypto.com Arena
This is just stage one of AEG's three stage plan to spend hundreds of millions of dollars to renovate the Crypto.com Arena over the next three years.
CA family kidnapping: Chilling new video shows suspect take 2 zip-tied family members, mom and baby
Authorities in Central California's Merced County released chilling new video Wednesday showing the moment four family members, including an 8-month-old, were kidnapped.
Studio City man injured in alleged attack after confronting homeless men behind his home
A Studio City man is recovering from serious injuries after he was attacked during a confrontation with two homeless men, and his wife is now seeking justice.
Construction continues for Wildlife Crossing over 101, which will offer safety for mountain lions
Construction is going well on the world's largest wildlife crossing. The Annenberg Wildlife Crossing will give animals a safe way to get over the 101 Freeway near Agoura Hills, where the animals can look for food, explore new areas, and expand the mating pool.
Santa Clarita resident captures 35 gallons of rain as part of city program to conserve water
SAVING WATER: The rain water from tropical storm Kay filled up Stacy Fortner's entire 35-gallon barrel. Now, that water can be used around the house instead of tap water.