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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Former Beaver Co. DA Candidate: I’m Being Punished For Being A Whistleblower

It’s a complicated tale of political intrigue and Monday two Beaver County employees – a former candidate for District Attorney and his client – have been charged in connection with it.

07/27/2015

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New Tests Show Greene County Creek Free Of Radioactivity

Ten Mile Creek holds a special place in the hearts of folks like George Smoggie who’s landed trout, chubs and catfish in it all of his life.

07/24/2015

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Struggling Ambulance Services Want Help From Harrisburg

Emily Wheeler of Valley Ambulance Service is a paramedic in perpetual motion, rushing to as many as a dozen calls a day.

07/23/2015

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O’Connor Tries To Broker Solution To Heated Greenfield Property Dispute

It’s already become something like a war, a strip of land in the city’s Greenfield section is the battle line.

07/23/2015

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Property Dispute Sparks ‘Civil War’ In Greenfield

For 85 years folks in Greenfield have used steps to get from Coyne Terrace to Winterburn Street, but now a couple has fenced them off and their neighbors are irate.

07/21/2015

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Pittsburgh Police Chief Laments Police Shortage

Violent crime is on the rise in American cities with the number of homicides up dramatically in towns like Milwaukee, St. Louis and Baltimore.

07/21/2015

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Washington Co. D.A. Opens Investigation Into Financially-Struggling Charleroi Cemetery

Milton Kubik’s entire family – father, sister, mother-in-law, aunt and uncle – are buried in Charleroi Cemetery, but you can’t see their headstones because of the overgrown grass.

07/20/2015

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Despite “Bikelash,” Mayor Says More Bike Lanes Coming

He’s heard the complaints.

07/16/2015

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Sala Udin, Freedom Rider, Seeks Presidential Pardon For Alleged Crime

They were young, and they were brave. They were called the Freedom Riders, a group committed to the non-violent pursuit of Civil Rights and willing to put their lives on the line.

07/15/2015

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Should Pennsylvania Legalize The Sale Of Fireworks?

Bottle rockets, roman candles and mortars. It is illegal to sell, buy or use them in Pennsylvania — illegal in fact for state residents to go out of state and get them.

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Many Cemeteries In Region Falling Into Disrepair

Milton Kubik buried his sister Mildred in the Charleroi Cemetery in February, but today you can hardly see her headstone because of the overgrown grass.

07/09/2015

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Local Man Falls Victim To Nationwide Raffle Scam That Was Supposed To Help Veterans

Ken Vegely loves to fly, and he has a deep abiding respect for the country’s servicemen and women.

07/08/2015

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City Cracks Down On Illegal Fireworks

The city is rightly proud of its fireworks displays, but takes a dim view of anyone else using pyrotechnics inside its borders. This Fourth of July, Pittsburgh’s fireworks task force took a hardline stance.

07/06/2015

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Pittsburgh’s Sister Bridges To Remain Yellow After Overwhelming Response To Poll

An online poll that drew more than 12,000 votes shows nearly 85 percent of Pittsburghers don’t want the city’s three “sister bridges” across the Allegheny River to be painted a different color when they’re rehabbed.

07/03/2015

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Pa. Law Very Restrictive On Fireworks, Task Force Conducting Checks

The Fourth of July means fireworks and tents are springing up throughout the region, begging the question: are they legal?

07/02/2015

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