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
$26M lotto ticket sold in Norwalk apparently expires after woman claims it was destroyed in laundry
The day before the California Lottery ticket was set to expire, a woman went to the gas station where it was sold and said it had been accidentally destroyed in a washing machine.
Newsom unveils $14.5-billion plan for California schools, including free universal pre-K proposal
Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled another piece of his pandemic recovery plan on Wednesday, one that will include major funding for public schools.
USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena set to reopen after yearlong pandemic closure
After being closed for more than a year due to the pandemic, the USC Pacific Asia Museum in Pasadena is preparing to reopen this month. It's the only university museum in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to the arts and culture of Asia and the Pacific Islands.
Colonial Pipeline cyberattack may cause SoCal gas prices to rise higher than they already are
SoCal gas prices are already high - a regular gallon of gas currently costs $4.15 on average in L.A. The pipeline cyberattack may cause prices to climb even higher across the Southland.
SoFi Stadium in Inglewood has 3,000 jobs up for grabs
Looking for a job? SoFi Stadium in Inglewood has 3,000 open positions up for grabs.
Uber, Lyft prices soar amid easing of pandemic restrictions, driver shortage
One woman's Facebook post said she paid $28 for an Uber ride from Fullerton to John Wayne Airport. Her return trip from the airport to Fullerton cost her $109.
Cal State LA announces postponement of Rose Bowl graduation ceremony after backlash
Cal State Los Angeles announced the postponement of graduation ceremonies at the Rose Bowl after initial plans for the commencement sparked a backlash.
Los Feliz encampment: Homeless camp or drug dealing hub?
Los Feliz residents who live near a homeless encampment say the city treats it like a group of unhoused people, when it's actually a drug dealing hub run by the La Mirada Locos street gang.
Los Angeles County reports no new COVID-19 deaths for two days in a row
L.A. County reported no new deaths related to COVID-19 on Sunday and Monday. Though the figures may reflect possible reporting delays over the weekend, it is still a bright spot in our months of progress.
South LA parents upset over homeless encampment near elementary school
Parents of students who attend the South L.A. elementary school say their kids are scared to leave the school grounds due to the nearby homeless encampment.