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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CMU Researcher Raises Concerns About Pittsburgh’s Preparedness In Event Of Tanker Train Explosion

Would it make you nervous to learn that trains carrying volatile Bakken crude pass through the City of Pittsburgh daily?


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Kennametal Scraps Plans For New World Headquarters In Pittsburgh

Earthmovers have been razing the sprawling riverfront site in Hazelwood in anticipation of major new construction.


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School Bus Driver Shortage Plaguing Schools And Parents

A shortage of school bus drivers is causing confusion and chaos for parents and school districts.


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Not Known If Mentally Ill Arson Suspect Tried To Get Help

After a deadly fire in Homewood, questions have arisen about the alleged culprit’s mental health.


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City, County Submit Appeal To EPA Over Underground Tunnel Sewage System Fix

Every time it rains, our old sewage system gets overloaded, and a combined overflow of raw sewage and rain water pours into our rivers and streams. A total of 10 billion gallons a year.


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KDKA Investigates: Local Woman Regrets Entering Drawing For Complimentary Vacation

A local woman who thought she won a free vacation says it was anything but free. Now she’s complaining to KDKA investigator Andy Sheehan, who found out, she’s not alone.


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Businesses Seeing Major Slowdown In Marcellus Shale Drilling Areas

The slowdown in the gas fields has hit Main Street in Marcellus Shale country.


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Appeal To Little-Known Board Of Viewers Could Reduce Property Assessments

Over the past three years, the Board of Viewers substantially cut the assessments of thousands of commercial and residential property owners.


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Locked Out Steelworkers Resolved To Get Jobs Back

A packed union hall and show of solidarity gave fuel to idled steelworkers who continue to weather the storm of a six-month long lockout by Allegheny Technologies Incorporated.


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Feds ‘Working On Arrests’ In Recent String Of Heroin Overdoses

Western Pennsylvania’s federal prosecutor says investigators are working on arrests linked to roughly 30 non-fatal heroin overdoses in recent days.


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Fatal Overdoses At All-Time High In Region

The most lethal killer on the streets is not the gun-toting criminal; it’s the heroin he sells. Here in Allegheny County, throughout the region and the country, fatal overdoses have reached all-time highs.


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Neighbors To Proposed South Hills Hospital Ready For Fight

There’s plenty of opposition to a new UPMC hospital in the South Hills; KDKA’s Andy Sheehan reports.


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Tiny House For Sale In Garfield, But Others Will Face Hurdles

It’s a tidy little rectangle of a place on what was a vacant lot on North Atlantic Avenue in the city’s Garfield section. It’s the first of what might be movement.


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KDKA Investigates: Tax Season Con Artists Ramping Up Scams

It’s tax season and you may be getting a call from someone saying they’re from the IRS. If you do, don’t believe them, it’s a scam.


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KDKA Exclusive: Chief McLay Warns Of Mass Retirements, Police Shortage

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay says he gets it. His police are dispirited, upset with a residency requirement, and being underpaid compared to many suburban departments.




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