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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Woman Accused Of Driving Through Allegheny Cemetery Gates Waives Charges To Trial

On New Year’s Eve, authorities say D’anne Olivis drove her car through the historic gates of the Allegheny Cemetery, shattering the wrought-iron into dozens of scattered fragments.

02/17/2015

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Tiny Houses Could Be Coming To A Neighborhood Near You

They’ve become a national phenomenon — the answer for people who want to live simply, cheaply and environmentally-friendly — they’ve even spawned their own cable television show.

02/16/2015

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Scammers Becoming More Active During Tax Return Season

It’s tax refund season and Raymond Grey was expecting a $2,000-plus check from the IRS, but now it’s unclear if that check will ever arrive in the mail.

02/12/2015

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Zappala: Sheriff Deputy Who Tested Positive For Drugs May Face Criminal Charges

It was by all accounts a justified shooting.

02/11/2015

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Sources: Sheriff Deputy Who Shot Suspect Tests Positive For Drugs

Authorities are taking a closer look at a U.S. Marshal-involved shooting last month in the city after sources say an officer tested positive for cocaine.

02/10/2015

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Woman Seeking Compensation After Bed Bug Incident At Local Hotel

On a recent overnight stay at the Microtel in Robinson, Deondra Tillar was jolted from her sleep.

02/10/2015

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Former State Rep. Jesse White Sued By His Mother For $30K

Former State Rep. Jesse White of Washington County is in hot water again.

02/05/2015

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Nuclear Waste Dump Troubling Residents Of Armstrong Co. Town

What may be the most dangerous nuclear waste dump in the nation sits just 40 miles north of Pittsburgh, in Armstrong County.

01/30/2015

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Video Gaming On The Rise As A Collegiate Sport

It’s filling sports arenas throughout the world. Competitors square off for multi-million dollar prizes. But is it a sport?

01/28/2015

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Armstrong Co. Residents Voice Concerns Over Nuclear Waste Site Cleanup

It’s one of the largest nuclear waste dumps in the country – and the federal government is spending more than $400 million to clean it up.

01/27/2015

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Homestead Officials Say High Level Of Mentally Ill Residents Need Help

A week before his apartment house went up in flames –arson suspect Edward McDonald called 911 asking for help.

01/26/2015

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Slowdown In Natural Gas Production Bringing About Significant Layoffs

Falling natural gas prices have been a boon to consumers, especially here in western Pennsylvania where Marcellus natural gas is plentiful and cheap.

01/23/2015

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Allegheny County Courthouse In Need Of Long Overdue, But Expensive Restoration

It’s a national historic landmark and the crowning achievement of famed architect Henry Hobson Richardson who died before its dedication in 1888.

01/23/2015

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Pittsburgh Diocese Offering Packages To See Pope In Philly

In September, thousands from this area are expected to travel to Philadelphia to attend what some call a once-in-a-lifetime event.

01/21/2015

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Free Help For College Students Studying For SAT Test

Getting high school age children into the college of their choice has become a big business.

01/19/2015

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