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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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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Clairton Residents Protest Skyrocketing Sewer Bills

On a frigid winter’s day, people marched and huddled in Clairton, concerned about being forced out of their homes, their water shut off.


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Luxury Apartment Boom Brings Professional Class To Pittsburgh

Luxury class apartments are springing up everywhere you look in Pittsburgh, being built for the young, single and upwardly mobile flocking into the city.


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City Offers Grace Period For Police Officers Living Outside City Limits

Amnesty is sometimes offered to people who live outside the law, but now the City of Pittsburgh is offering it to police officers who live outside the city, violating the residency requirement.


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Summer Could Bring Billy Joel, Beyoncé To North Shore For Stadium Concerts

The wind whips around the outfield and snow covers the seats now, but summer will bring back the Pirates and another attraction to PNC Park.


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“Concussion” Doc Says It’s Okay To Play Football

The movie has it flaws but accurately tells the basic story that Dr. Bennet Omalu and former Pittsburgh Steelers Dr. Julian Bailes uncovered the danger of concussions that rocked the National Football League.


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Portrayal Of Steelers Doctor In “Concussion” Ignites Anger

The movie is an indictment of the NFL, focusing on the Pittsburgh Steelers and taking particular aim at their team neurologist Dr. Joseph Maroon.


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2015 Homicides Up In The County, Down In The City, Following A Trend

Homicides were down in the City of Pittsburgh in 2015, but up in the suburbs of Allegheny County, which is part of a continuing trend.




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