Rob Hayes, ABC7 Eyewitness News

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ABC7 Eyewitness News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Rob:

Homeless living at Echo Park Lake confront cleaning crews as they attempt to clear area

A clean-up at Echo Park Lake failed to get homeless people who've set up camp there to leave the area. → Read More

Hollywood's WeedCon: Turning cannabis Into canna-business

More than 2,000 people are expected to attend WeedCon Winter Wonderland in Hollywood to learn more about cannabis and its various products. → Read More

Nearly two-thirds of fatal crashes in SoCal caused by factors linked to road rage, CHP data shows

Nearly two-thirds of fatal crashes in Southern California were caused by factors associated with road rage, CHP data shows. → Read More

Burglars also steal Sherman Oaks woman's most prized possession: her dog

When Barbara Goodhill surveyed what was missing after a burglary, the Sherman Oaks woman skipped over the missing jewelry and focused on her biggest loss: Stella, her 4-year-old labradoodle. → Read More

L.A. councilmen call on Major League Baseball to award World Series titles to Dodgers

Two Los Angeles city councilmen introduced a resolution calling on Major League Baseball to award the 2017 and 2018 World Series titles to the Dodgers as a cheating scandal rocks the league. → Read More

Attorneys representing 4 families of victims killed in Conception boat disaster blame owner, captain

When the Conception dive boat burned and sank off the coast of Santa Cruz Island last September, it took 34 lives with it. It is the deadliest maritime disaster in California in more than 150 years. → Read More

Potent strain of influenza B surging in SoCal

A potent B strain of influenza is surging in Southern California, resulting in a high number of hospitalizations. → Read More

Batman's sidekick, Burt Ward, gets Hollywood star next to Adam West's

Burt Ward, who played Robin in the 1960s series "Batman," was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, right next to that of the late Adam West. → Read More

State Department official defends US airstrike during LA visit

A State Department adviser defended the airstrike on Qasem Soleimani as Iranian Americans in the Southland start to feel the pressure amid growing tensions between the two countries. → Read More

Men 3 times more likely to cause fatal crashes than women, SoCal data shows

Men are three times more likely to kill someone in a car crash compared to women, according to CHP data on Southern California collisions. → Read More

Tips you can use right now to cut your taxes

New Year's Day is fast approaching, which means the window for tweaking your tax-related finances is starting to close as well. → Read More

Santa Anita Park unveils standing PET scan machine for horses

The beleaguered Santa Anita Park racetrack Friday unveiled its new standing PET scan machine, the first of its kind in horse racing. → Read More

Lawsuit over fired LA Sheriff's deputy costing county taxpayers millions in attorney fees

A legal battle over Sheriff Alex Villanueva's efforts to reinstate fired deputy Caren Carl Mandoyan, who was accused of domestic violence, has already cost the county $3 million in legal fees. → Read More

Toll lanes for the 405? Officials studying idea to relieve congestion

Southern California transportation officials are studying the possibility of adding toll lanes to the 405 Freeway in an attempt to help ease congestion. → Read More

LAFD turns to cutting-edge technology to battle brush fires

With LAFD firefighters facing more brush fires, the department is turning to cutting-edge technology to keep up with the fire threat. → Read More

LA housing advocates push for tax on owners who keep units vacant

Housing rights activists in Los Angeles are taking aim at people and corporations that own housing units and are keeping them empty instead of renting them out. → Read More

Homeless encampment in Hollywood continues to grow, residents say

A homeless encampment in Hollywood is drawing ire from nearby businesses and residents after illegal drug use and purposely set fires have been documented. → Read More

NASA unveils first-ever all-electric plane, powered by 14 motors and propellers

On Friday, NASA unveiled a piloted X-plane for the first time in decades, revealing an electric-powered passenger plane. → Read More

37th horse dies at Santa Anita Park after sustaining leg injury during last race of Breeders' Cup

Another horse died at Santa Anita Park Saturday after it sustained a leg injury during the final race of the Breeders' Cup. It is the 37th horse to die at the trace since December → Read More

Horse injured during final race of Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park

A horse was injured Saturday as the Santa Anita Park racetrack hosted The Breeders' Cup amid concerns over horse safety at the track. → Read More