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
California drought killing winter-run Chinook salmon species
A new report shows that the drought in California is killing the winter-run Chinook salmon species found in the Sacramento River, and one scientist says this species will not be the last to take a hit.
DTLA's Barclay Hotel becomes latest to convert into housing for low-income, homeless families
The Barclay Hotel in downtown Los Angeles is adding its name to the list of classic hotels turning into affordable housing for low-income and homeless families.
Community leaders gather in Compton to call for end to smash-and-grab robberies
Religious and community leaders gathered in Compton to condemn recent smash-and-grab robberies seen at malls and stores in Southern California.
Increase in food prices hurting SoCal restaurants and food distributors: 'I am more stressed out'
You may have noticed the rise in food prices during your trip to the grocery store, and it's not only hurting your pockets, but it's also impacting local businesses and food distributors.
Recent smash-and-grab robberies prompt Beverly Hills police to ramp up patrols along Rodeo Drive
A recent rash of smash-and-grab robberies has store owners and police on high alert along Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills.
COVID-19 hospitalizations rising faster in the Inland Empire, new data show
California is seeing about a 4% increase in COVID hospitalizations over the last two weeks, but the increase is much higher in the Inland Empire.
LAFC radio broadcaster helps blind fan 'see' game he's grown to love
Darren Keepers, who's been blind since he was five, may not be able to see the action happening during LAFC games, but one man's radio commentating is changing how he experiences it all.
You'll need to have proof of full vaccination to get into certain LA County businesses next week
L.A. County is seeing more cases as its vaccine mandate is set to go into effect next week. On Thursday, the county was reporting 20 new COVID deaths along with 1,887 new cases.
2 people detained at LAX after police respond to reports of person with firearm at Terminal 1
Two people have been detained at LAX after police responded to reports of a person with a firearm Thursday night.
Bear roams through San Dimas neighborhood after sighting prompts brief school lockdown
A large bear that was seen roaming through a residential San Dimas neighborhood Wednesday morning was tranquilized and safely removed by wildlife officials.