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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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Lawmakers Take Aim At Zero Tolerance Policies After KD Investigation

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Have zero tolerance polices gone too far? A Pittsburgh high school student forgets he has a box cutter in his pocket after cutting a Christmas tree off the family car and sets [...]

02/26/2014

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Parents Question Schools’ Zero Tolerance Policies

In December, Sebastian Tomasits and his mother bought a Christmas tree and tied it to the roof of their car.

02/25/2014

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Homeowners Angry, Unable To Foot Huge Fees After Failing Dye Tests

There are houses on the market on Pioneer Boulevard in Brookline. But although there are eager buyers, there are no sales.

02/24/2014

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New Signs Cracker Plant Is Coming To Ohio Valley

The Midway Bar and Grill has served up a great hand-battered Atlantic cod sandwich for generations, but while its patrons are bound to miss it, the fact that the Midway may be closing is actually good news to owner Don Davis.

02/21/2014

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Hanover Township Residents Fighting Frackwater Treatment Plant

In the front yard of Pam Chappell’s house there’s a sign asking Hanover Township supervisors to say “no” to something she says will change her neighborhood forever.

02/20/2014

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Judge Grants New Trial For Suspect In Bricelyn Street Fatal Fire

It was a tragedy that shook the City of Pittsburgh 19 years ago, three Pittsburgh firefighters killed at a house fire in Homewood.

02/19/2014

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Teachers Union Opposes $40 Mil Grant’s New Evaluation System

Gathering in the cold, community leaders and parents called on the Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers to adopt high standards of evaluation — saying lower standards hurt teachers, parents.

02/17/2014

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Demonic Possession: Real Or Mental Illness?

Is demonic possession real or the manifestation of mental illness?

02/12/2014

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Ex-County Commissioner Authors Book About Dark Forces Haunting His Home

Inside the inviting turn-of-the-century house on Brownsville Road, former Allegheny County commissioner Bob Cranmer says a two-year battle is being waged between good and evil — God and the devil.

02/11/2014

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Officials Investigating Cause Of Fire At Greene Co. Gas Well

A Department of Environmental Protection spokesman says today’s gas well explosion is the first serious Marcellus shale well blowout in our region.

02/11/2014

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Exorcism Expert A Former Skeptic, Now Trains Priests In Exorcisms

So, exorcism might seem like fiction. But did you know that the Vatican has actually encouraged every Catholic diocese to have a trained exorcist on staff?

02/10/2014

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Pittsburgh Public Schools Facing Tough Decisions

Pittsburgh Public Schools are running an $18 million dollar budget and could be broke in two years without dramatic cuts.

02/05/2014

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Pittsburgh Public School Board Rejects Selling Some Vacant Properties

The Pittsburgh Public School District is $20 million in the hole and will become bankrupt in 2016 if the situation is not addressed.

01/29/2014

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Public Safety Employees’ Runaway Overtime Investigated

They worked the hours, they earned the money fair and square.

01/27/2014

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Judge Strikes Down Pa. Voter ID Law

Last year, KDKA caught up 82-year-old Minnie Walker of Manchester. She had voted in every presidential election since she cast her ballot for John F. Kennedy in 1960.

01/17/2014

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