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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Spotlight On Striking PAWC Workers After Fire Hydrants Opened

Loosen the bolt on top of a hydrant and within seconds, hundreds of gallons of water will come rushing out.

07/02/2014

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DEP: Wastewater Contamination Worse Than First Thought In Amwell Twp.

A clean-up is underway at the now-dry wastewater impoundment in Amwell Township, Washington County.

06/12/2014

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Game Commission Rescues Wayward Bear Trapped On Barge

Pennsylvania Game Commission officials were called to trap a bear that found its way onto a barge in Clairton Wednesday morning.

06/11/2014

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New Public Safety Director Ready To Return To Pittsburgh Roots

He was a small town cop in West Brownsville — who left for the state police and then traveled the country in the FBI with stops in New York City and Washington D.C.

06/10/2014

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Pittsburgh Public Schools’ Recycling Called “Spotty At Best”

Last year, we found that Pittsburgh Public Schools like Minadeo in Squirrel Hill did not recycle, and that cardboard, bottles and cans – that were actually sorted inside the school – were being thrown in the dumpsters outside and hauled away to landfills with the general trash.

06/07/2014

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Congressman Rothfus Questions VA Pittsburgh Wait List

Congressional representatives in our region are asking why some 700 local veterans have waited months, and in some cases, even years to receive care from VA Pittsburgh healthcare system.

06/06/2014

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Pa. Cyber School Founder Files Motion To Have Charges Thrown Out

He created an empire — a revolution in cyber education. But federal prosecutors say instead of serving cyber students, Nick Trombetta siphoned off $8 million in taxpayer dollars to fund his own lavish lifestyle.

06/04/2014

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EPA Carbon Pollution Proposal Hearing Announced

Pittsburgh will host one of four national public hearings on the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon dioxide pollution from electric power plants.

06/02/2014

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Some Unhappy With Dormont Pool’s New Management

The Dormont Pool’s open and under new management, but not everyone’s happy.

05/26/2014

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More Schools Taking Part In Active Shooter Training Drills

In the wake of Columbine and Newtown, school fire drills are being replaced with something called an active shooter or intruder drill.

05/26/2014

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President Obama Addresses VA Hospital Scandal

President Obama summoned Eric Shineski, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, to the Oval Office to discuss the growing scandal inside the department’s medical system.

05/21/2014

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Police Seek Suspect In East End Smash And Grab Break-Ins

Police in the city’s East End are issuing a warning following a flurry of car break-ins.

05/20/2014

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Butler Co. Men In Court After Scuffle Over Revenge Site

It could be called the case of a smack talker and the man who smacked back.

05/19/2014

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First Tweeting Mayor: Is The Social Media Site Work Or Play?

Did you know Luke Ravenstahl was the first Mayor of Pittsburgh to have a computer on his desk?

05/19/2014

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Plan To Drill On Golf Course Faces Much Opposition

Grandview Golf Course in North Braddock lives up to its name — providing golfers with a stunning vista of the steel valley.

05/13/2014

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