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
COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations starting to level off in LA County amid vaccine rollout challenges
After weeks of reporting concerning and often record-breaking coronavirus numbers, Los Angeles County public health officials say cases and hospitalizations are starting to level off, but the county is still facing major vaccine rollout challenges.
Here's what you need to know about the new COVID-19 vaccination super sites in LA County
Five vaccination super sites, including at Magic Mountain and Cal State Northridge, are opened in L.A. County Tuesday. Appointments at some of the locations are already booked up.
Allergic reactions raise concerns over COVID-19 vaccine safety
COVID-19 vaccine concerns for the most part have centered on a shortages. But on Monday, there was a new concern about vaccine safety.
Pandemic: LA County cemetery, largest in North America, struggles with backlog of burials
The surge of COVID-19 deaths in Los Angeles County has created a backlog of burials at largest cemetery in North America.
Dodger Stadium reopens as COVID-19 vaccination site, one of the largest in the country
Dodger Stadium reopened Friday as a mass COVID-19 vaccination site, which Mayor Eric Garcetti says will have the capacity to vaccinate 12,000 people a day once it is fully operational.
'Catastrophic:' Chronic homelessness in LA County expected to skyrocket by 86% in next 4 years
A new economic forecast is pointing toward a distressing increase in homelessness across the state of California and especially in Los Angeles County.
Faculty call for firing of Chapman University professor who spoke at pro-Trump rally
Many are calling for the firing of a Chapman University law professor after he spoke out at a pro-Trump rally in Washington, D.C., just hours before the deadly siege on the Capitol.
LA County DA Gascon reverses course, allows prosecutors to seek sentencing enhancements in 'extraordinary' cases
Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon said he was reversing course on some of the major changes he announced when he took office earlier this month.
LA County DA George Gascon's plan to reduce sentences sparks concern from his own prosecutors
L.A. County District Attorney George Gascon is facing backlash from some of his own prosecutors over his new policies.
Crime victims' families lash out at LA County DA George Gascon over new policies
L.A. County DA George Gascon's new policies are being criticized by former prosecutors and some family members of crime victims.