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.

Tax Scams

IRS Scams On The Rise As Tax Deadline Approaches

Jennifer Redick was in the process of preparing her 2015 incomes taxes when the phone rang with an alarming message.


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KDKA Investigates: Feds Throw Book At Suspected Heroin Dealers

U.S. Attorney David Hickton says he’s using every weapon he can in the war on heroin, including the toughest law on the books.


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U.S. Attorney Hickton: “Making Every Resource Available” In Wilkinsburg Investigation

The pain of Wednesday night’s mass shooting in Wilkinsburg is still fresh.


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City & County Reach Compromise With EPA On Big Sewage Fix

Cities around the country are boring underground to build tunnels like the ones underneath Washington DC, but they’re not for new subways.


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City And County To Start Lopping Off Love Locks For Bridge Rehab Projects

Like many things having to do with fashion and romance, it started in Paris and spread around the world, literally taking hold here in Pittsburgh.


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Lawmakers Want To Extend Statutes For Church Abuse Victims

Outraged over the sex abuse scandal in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese, state lawmakers are calling for justice for the alleged victims.


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More Ex-Members Come Forward, Call McKeesport Church “Cult-Like”

At the Church of Life in Christ in McKeesport, Pastor Miller preaches that he has a special relationship with God.


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Former Members Of McKeesport Church Say It Is “Cult-Like”

Former members of a McKeesport Church are speaking out about the church and its pastor, claiming the congregation is more like a cult than a church.


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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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