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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Millionaire’s Secretary Pleads Guilty To Fraud Charge

Ann Harris had nothing to say Tuesday after pleading guilty to conspiracy to defraud the IRS.


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Bidding War Over Closed Hazelwood School Sparks Controversy

Since its closing 14 years ago, Gladstone Middle School in Hazelwood has sat vacant garnering little interest.


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Sewage System Overhaul Could Tear Up Waterfronts

It will be the biggest public works project in the history of the region, costing between $2 and $3 billion. The overhaul of our antiquated sewage systems may triple, even quadruple, your water and sewer bills.


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Pittsburgh Housing Market One Of Nation’s Hottest

Throughout the county, young people are moving back to the cities in droves and the City of Pittsburgh has one of the hottest housing markets in the nation.


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Bill That Bars Release Of Officers Involved In Shooting Investigations Passes State House

A controversial bill that would bar disclosure of the names of police officers involved in a shooting investigation has passed the state House.


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Housing Authorities Reconsidering Policies For Over-Income Families

The numbers in a KDKA investigation shocked many of you. Families earning more than $100,000 a year, and still living in subsidized public housing. Our investigation got action, and now local public housing authorities are reconsidering their policies.


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Local Vet Spearheading Effort To Get Memorial For Veterans Of War On Terror

The country has honored its veterans in Washington DC with memorials to those who served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam.


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Dozens Of Local Families Making High Salaries Living In Public Housing

Public housing – handsome townhouses in Pittsburgh housing authority’s Oak Hill community were built with tax dollars to help those down on their luck get back on their feet.


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Pa. Auditor General Launches Comprehensive Audit Into Pa. Cyber Charter School

There are serious new concerns about the current spending practices at Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School.


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KDKA Investigation: County On Pace To Spend $5 Million On OT At Jail

They call it the county jail, but for years it’s also been something else — a factory for overtime — with corrections officers making more than double their base salaries.


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Local Catholic Clerics To Be Fingerprinted For Child Protection Act

Local Catholic clerics and volunteers were summoned to an office to have their fingerprints recorded, but they’re not suspected criminals.


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Local Family Targets Chemical Companies For Father’s Death

In a David and Goliath battle, one family is taking on the major chemical companies in the United States regarding the manufacture and use of chemical pesticides.


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Hazelwood Site Celebrates Groundbreaking After Decades Of Vacancy

There is a mile-and-a-half long stretch of land along Pittsburgh’s Waterfront in Hazelwood, and the neighborhood has grown impatient with plans to redevelop it. But a groundbreaking ceremony today could bring about change.


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Downtown Restaurant Fined For Not Complying With Air Pollution Order

One of downtown Pittsburgh’s newest restaurants got slapped with a big fine from the county for allegedly not complying with an air pollution order.


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Century-Old Industrial Eyesore In Latrobe To Come Down

A nearly 100-year-old building is finally being torn down.



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