Rob Hayes
Rob Hayes is a general assignment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News who joined ABC7 in 2004.

Rob is a Cum Laude graduate of Bradley University in Peoria, Il with a degree in journalism

Rob's first on-air job came while he was a student at Bradley University when he was hired by WHOI as a weekend reporter. Rob went on to work at stations in Oregon, Washington, New York, Florida, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin and California.

Rob has earned eight Emmy nominations. He has also won several awards from the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists.

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Rob's Stories
Hawthorne will dispatch drones to emergencies to provide info to 1st responders
Hawthorne is set to dispatch drones first to 911 calls to help evaluate emergency situations and save resources.
LA's unarmed crisis response teams left out of city budget
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass says the city is looking to the federal government for help funding its unarmed crisis response teams due to a lack of available money in the proposed budget.
Programa piloto de Caltrans remplaza impuesto a la gasolina con cobro por milla conducida
Las carreteras de California se mantienen gracias a los ingresos del impuesto a la gasolina, pero esa cifra está disminuyendo con el aumento del número de vehículos eléctricos.
Early release under consideration for LAPD ex-detective convicted of murder
The state Parole Board is weighing whether to release a former LAPD detective who was convicted in 2012 of killing her ex-boyfriend's wife in 1986.
Caltrans pilot program tests replacing gas tax with charging per mile driven
Because of electric vehicles, California is making less in gas taxes so the state may start charging drivers by miles driven instead.
Chase suspect driving wrong-way crashes into oncoming traffic on 405 Fwy in Brentwood
A chase suspect was taken into custody Friday morning after driving into oncoming traffic and crashing into several cars on the 405 Freeway in the Brentwood area.
Heartbroken family calls on public to help find suspect who fatally shot 19-year-old in Porter Ranch
It's been two weeks since a College of the Canyons student was shot and killed in Porter Ranch while riding in a car with his friends, and police are still looking for his killer.
¿Posible repunte de COVID en verano? Lo que debe saber de las nuevas variantes FLiRT
Preocupados por un posible repunte de COVID este verano, los expertos ahora recomiendan que cualquiera que no haya recibido la vacuna del otoño pasado considere vacunarse ya.
Possible summer COVID surge? What to know about the new FLiRT variants
The days of school closures and statewide lockdowns may be years behind us, but the threat of COVID-19 still lurks in the shadows.
Father of Burbank murder suspect says son didn't intend to kill own mother
A 25-year-old Burbank man who is charged in his mother's death has struggled with mental health challenges and did not intend to kill her, his father told Eyewitness News in an emotional interview.