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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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Local Officials, Health Dept. Working On Solution To Kill Rats While Protecting Eagles

Stanley Benovitch’s dog Trixie likes to catch rats.

05/08/2014

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Feds Issue Tighter Regulations For Trains Hauling Highly-Flammable Crude

More and more, trains with older, puncture-prone tanker cars are hauling highly-flammable crude and liquefied petroleum though our area, like in Downtown Pittsburgh and in Carnegie.

05/07/2014

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Increased Marcellus Shale Drilling Has Local Officials Worried About Safety

The number of trains and tanker trucks hauling highly explosive by-products from drilling through local towns has increased exponentially.

05/06/2014

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KD Investigates: Could A Train Tragedy Happen In Pittsburgh?

A runaway tanker train crashes in Canada, killing 47 people.

05/05/2014

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Parishioners Searching For Answers After Priest Is Asked To Resign

His name is Miraslov Stalmaschek, but his parishioners at St. Barbara’s in Bridgeville affectionately call him Fr. Miro. So when the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese asked for his resignation last week many were heartbroken.

05/01/2014

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Participating In Marathon Relay Giving Former Homeless Feeling Of Accomplishment

Like thousands of others, they have been busy this winter and spring training for the Dick’s Sporting Goods City of Pittsburgh Marathon.

04/30/2014

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Pittsburgh Bald Eagles Already Beating The Odds

They’re adorable and they’ve captured the hearts of tens of thousands of people around the world.

04/29/2014

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KD Investigates: City Still In Need Of New Safety Director, Police Chief

Bill Peduto has been mayor of the city now for four months, but he still hasn’t named a new chief for his embattled police bureau, which is in dire need of new leadership.

04/28/2014

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Mayor Requests Additional Funding For Paving Budget

Take a drive up Brookline Boulevard and you’ll put your tires, your rims and even your axles at risk.

04/25/2014

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Extra Funding For Street Repaving Hangs On Council’s Approval

More Pittsburgh streets could get attention now that the city has come up with an extra $3 million for road paving.

04/25/2014

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Drilling Under Schools, Parks Working In Parts Of Washington Co.

When the Mars School Board voted the idea down, it drew applause.

04/24/2014

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Sen. Casey Demands Clean-Up At Parks Twp. Nuclear Dump

Decades ago, hundreds — perhaps thousands — of barrels of nuclear waste were buried on a 44-acre site in Parks Township, Armstrong County.

04/23/2014

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East End Residents Tired Of Mail Mix-Ups

Jim Reitz can’t remember a time when he couldn’t rely on the U.S. Mail.

04/22/2014

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Mt. Washington Dog Park Has Neighbors Snarling At Each Other

Matt Cook is walking his dogs on a leash, but he prefers to turn them him loose in the large enclosure at Olympia Park on Mount Washington.

04/18/2014

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Shell Oil Holds Community Meeting On Proposed Cracker Plant

It would be the biggest economic development project in the Ohio Valley in more than a generation – a $2.5 billion petrochemical plant called a cracker.

04/16/2014

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