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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Couple Forced Out As Leak Threatens Potential Gas Explosion At Finleyville Home

They’re an couple enjoying their retirement years in Finleyville, Washington County, but a gas leak has driven them from their home.

03/16/2015

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Recent Fiery Derailment Has Officials Focusing On Train Safety

A fiery derailment last month in West Virginia is the kind that keeps emergency managers up at night.

03/13/2015

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Ex-Dealership Office Manager Learns Fate For $600,000 Theft

The former office manager at a Pittsburgh-area car dealership faces sentencing on federal fraud and false tax return charges stemming from her theft of $700,000 from the business.

03/11/2015

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KD Investigates: As Drilling Ramps Up, So Do The Lawsuits

Gary Andreis’s house in Chartiers-Houston is just downhill from a natural gas compressor station which he says has flooded his yard and poisoned his well, forcing him and his family to live on bottled water.

03/10/2015

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KD Investigators: Advice To Buyers Of Lumber Liquidators Flooring

Like dozens of other people who have called our newsroom, Meghan Lopresti wants know if the laminated flooring she bought from Lumber Liquidators is safe.

03/09/2015

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Local Lumber Liquidators Customers Worried After Report Links Flooring To Health Concerns

Meghan Lopresti’s husband, Robert, was putting in the final core boards of their new laminate wood floor Sunday night when her dad called and told her to turn on “60 Minutes.”

03/06/2015

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KDKA Investigation Gets Results: Rogue Tow Truck Operations

They’re called chasers — tow truck drivers who race to the scene of accidents. It’s clearly documented by one of them tearing through the streets on the North Side in a video posted to YouTube.

03/03/2015

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Thieves Stealing Catalytic Converters For Scrap, Cash

This Honda sounds as if it doesn’t have a muffler — but what’s really missing is a catalytic converter.

03/02/2015

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Businessman Skeptical Of Councilman’s Unique Idea To Increase Minimum Wage

West Coast cities like San Francisco and Seattle are raising their mandatory minimum wage to $15 an hour, but city Councilman Corey O’Connor says a similar move won’t fly in Pittsburgh.

03/02/2015

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KDKA Investigates: Rogue Towing Operators Ripping Off Victims

Dominic Zieilinski wasn’t paying close attention when he pulled out on Route 51 and got T-boned by a truck.

02/24/2015

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More Southerners Calling Pittsburgh Home As Shale Industry Grows

Oil and gas workers from Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana have come up to Western Pennsylvania for work.

02/23/2015

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Experts Say Deteriorating Locks And Dams Inviting Disaster

They’re old, rusty and deteriorating — some like Montgomery Dam in Monaca should have been replaced decades ago.

02/19/2015

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KD Investigates: Could A Tanker Explosion Happen Here?

The tanker train that derailed in West Virginia resulting in a fiery explosion was carrying the same Bakken crude that travels through our region and the City of Pittsburgh every day.

02/18/2015

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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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