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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DEP Demands Action From PWSA After Tests Show Dangerous Lead Levels In Some Homes

Lead in the water has been a nationwide concern since the contamination in Flint, Michigan.


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On The Hunt: Local Millennials Join Craze, Chase Pokémon With Addictive New App

They’re on a quest. Scores of young people are out searching the landscape for hidden characters.


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Pittsburghers Gather To Pray For Peace And Reconciliation

Not knowing where else to turn, a noon-day crowd gathered at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church downtown Friday to pray for peace and reconciliation while decrying the violence that is ripping the nation.


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Downtown Restaurant’s Wood-Burning Oven Is Local Example Of Bigger Environmental Concern

The Commoner’s wood-burning oven has been churning out delicious flatbreads, but also sending the smoke into the alley out back.


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Planetarium Gives Unique View Of Juno’s Jupiter Mission

The Buhl Planetarium at the Carnegie Science Center is offering visitors a close-up look at Jupiter.


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Five Percent Of PWSA Customers Have Unacceptable Levels Of Lead

Like many, David Bear has concerns about lead in the water and so he decided to have his tested for free with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority.


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PWSA Working To Correct Billing Problem With Electronic Meters

For more than a year, some customers of the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority have been slapped with some crazy bills.


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Pittsburgh School Board Calls Special Meeting; Will Likely Keep Hamlet

The fate of Pittsburgh school superintendent Anthony Hamlet could be decided at a special meeting Wednesday night.


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Jail Healthcare Costing Taxpayers Millions

Treating jail inmates at local hospitals is costing taxpayers millions. Is it time for a change?


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Hundreds Of Acres Slated To Become Pittsburgh’s Biggest Park

A developer who once planned a horse racing track, a casino, a hotel and other amenities on a 660-acre site in Pittsburgh has decided to give the land to the city for a park.


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George Foreman Makes Local Visit, Remembers Muhammad Ali

During a visit to Monroeville on Wednesday, boxing great George Foreman remembered his friend, the legendary Muhammad Ali.


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Pittsburgh Schools Superintendent Pick Tries To Clear Air Over Résumé Discrepancies

Embattled Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent-pick, Dr. Anthony Hamlet, sought to clear the air Tuesday about discrepancies on his résumé.


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Resume Questions Raised About Incoming PPS Superintendent

There are concerns that Dr. Anthony Hamlet inflated his achievements before being hired by the Pittsburgh Public Schools.


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World Famous Artist/Activist Makes Splash In Pittsburgh

He comes from China with a very peculiar sounding name, but Ai Weiwei is a groundbreaking artist and activist whose life and work has shaken the government of his homeland.


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Lamar Advertising Tells City They Will Not Be Taking Down Sprint Ad

The latest version of the sign atop Mount Washington is an advertisement for the Sprint mobile phone network with words “Pittsburgh WINS with Black & Yellow.”




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