Andy Sheehan

sheehan Andy SheehanKDKA-TV Investigator Andy Sheehan began his broadcast journalism career in September 1992, when he joined KDKA-TV after reporting for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette for nine years. Prior to that he worked for the Daily Register in Red Bank, New Jersey.

A member of the KD Investigators, Andy’s forte is the in-depth investigative story, exposing corruption and government waste. On a daily basis, he gives viewers the inside story on breaking events with exclusive reports and interviews. Through his network of sources, he has developed over the years, he keeps you on top of the news.

Andy is always out in front on the big stories, giving you the complete story behind the city’s fiscal woes, the recent grand jury probes into key political figures and the intrigues behind the slots legislation.

Born in Red Bank, New Jersey, Andy is a graduate of Columbia University.

Andy and his wife, Abigail, live with their two sons in Allegheny County.

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Zambelli Fireworks Fined, Shut Down For Two Weeks

Zambelli’s firework headquarters in New Castle will go dark for the next two weeks.


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KDKA Home Health Aide Investigation Gets Results

Imagine discovering that a home health care aide, sent to care for your loved one, is facing serious criminal charges.


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Planning Commission Votes Down Penn Plaza Development Plans

The Penn Plaza Apartments in East Liberty are being torn down, but opposition to the new development has been brewing for months, and Tuesday, they got a final decision.


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KDKA Investigates: Fatal ODs Reach Another All-Time High In 2016

At the Onala Club in Pittsburgh’s West End, alcoholics and drug addicts meet about their common problem of addiction and strive to overcome it.


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Homicide Rates Decrease Locally, But Some Communities Struggling With Violence

Unlike other parts of the country, homicides in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County actually decreased in 2016. However, some local communities are struggling more with gun violence than others.


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Abused Dog Effie Healthy, Thriving Almost One Year After Rescue

Nearly one year ago, she was an emaciated dog rescued from death’s door, but this Christmas, Effie is thriving.


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Western Pa. Humane Society Responds To Ads Questioning National Organization

At the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society, there are dogs, cats and even parakeets awaiting adoption.


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KDKA Investigates: Chef Answers Tough Questions On Stalled Launch Of Braddock Restaurant

Kevin Sousa is a rock star among Pittsburgh chefs, but after playing a pivotal role in launching the local restaurant scene into national prominence, he abruptly left the stage.


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Connellsville Flood Victims’ Lives Starting To Come Back Together

It’s been a tough year for about four dozen families in Connellsville, many of whom have lost their homes. But now at Christmastime, they say their lives are starting to come back together.


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KDKA Investigates: Home Health Aid With Criminal Past Raises Questions, Concerns

The criminal history of a local home health care aid is raising questions and concerns.


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Arbitrator: Pa. Cyber Charter School Must Give Teachers Jobs Back

Citing declining enrollment, the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School laid off several teachers last year.


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KDKA Investigates: Scam Baiters Turn The Tables On Scammers

Pick up the phone these days and chances are it’s a scammer on the other end.


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KDKA Investigates: Police Pursuits Called Into Question

High-speed police chases: are they worth it — especially when the stakes are so high and the risk to innocent human life is so great?


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Jubilee Kitchen Serves Up Thanksgiving Dinner For Those In Need

Thanksgiving Day is special at the Jubilee Kitchen, where the needy are treated to a full turkey dinner and the dignity they deserve.


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7,700 Runners Take Part In YMCA Turkey Trot

A river of runners — 7,700 strong — woke up early to wind their way through the North Shore and downtown on Thanksgiving morning.



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