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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DA: Fugitive’s Shooting OK, Deputy Not Influenced By Cocaine

A prosecutor has called a news conference to announce his findings about a sheriff’s deputy who was found to have cocaine in his system after he was one of four officers who shot a child-rape suspect.

04/08/2015

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Pittsburgh VA Clears Up Backlog, Shortens Wait Times

Congress was shocked to learn that at a VA facility in Phoenix, Ariz. 1,700 veterans had languished on waiting lists – and some had died awaiting care.

04/06/2015

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French Prosecutor: Germanwings Co-Pilot Wanted To Destroy Plane

A French prosecutor announced that a Germanwings co-pilot appeared to want to “destroy the plane.”

03/26/2015

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Local Leaders Confident Heinz Will Stay In Pittsburgh, Prosper

How will the new mega-company, formed by the merger of Heinz and Kraft Foods, affect our region?

03/25/2015

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Peduto, County Officials Seek ‘Green’ Solution To Water & Sewer Overhaul

The overhaul of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s antiquated water and sewer systems is estimated at between $2-$3 billion.

03/24/2015

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Trooper Sues Over Arrest, Force In Wedding Brawl Aftermath

A Pennsylvania state trooper has sued the Pittsburgh Police, saying they arrested him on false charges and used excessive force – including a kick to the groin – to arrest him when he tried to calm down a rowdy groomsman following a brawl after his brother’s wedding.

03/24/2015

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Sanitary Authority Overhaul Expected To Take Toll On Low-Income Customers

It’s a project estimated at between $2 and $3 billion – and you’ll be picking up the tab.

03/23/2015

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IRS Impersonation Scam Claims More Than 3,000 Victims Nationwide

Elaine Palahunik has never cheated on her taxes, so she was floored to get a call on her answering machine recently telling her to call back or else.

03/20/2015

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Thousands Being Targeted In IRS Impersonation Scam

A tax time scam is targeting people all across the nation, including right here in Pittsburgh

03/18/2015

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Governor Looks To Expand Sales Tax To Boost Funding For Education

They are things you buy all the time – from non-prescription drugs to candy to concert tickets and haircuts – and they are all tax-free in Pennsylvania. That is, at least for now.

03/18/2015

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City Unveils Plan To Help Residents Whose Homes Failed Dye Test

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Folks in Brookline, Carrick and Beechview have the same problem; they can’t sell their homes because they failed what’s known as a dye test. “We had a buyer – $55,000 on this […]

03/17/2015

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Couple Forced Out As Leak Threatens Potential Gas Explosion At Finleyville Home

They’re an couple enjoying their retirement years in Finleyville, Washington County, but a gas leak has driven them from their home.

03/16/2015

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Recent Fiery Derailment Has Officials Focusing On Train Safety

A fiery derailment last month in West Virginia is the kind that keeps emergency managers up at night.

03/13/2015

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Ex-Dealership Office Manager Learns Fate For $600,000 Theft

The former office manager at a Pittsburgh-area car dealership faces sentencing on federal fraud and false tax return charges stemming from her theft of $700,000 from the business.

03/11/2015

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KD Investigates: As Drilling Ramps Up, So Do The Lawsuits

Gary Andreis’s house in Chartiers-Houston is just downhill from a natural gas compressor station which he says has flooded his yard and poisoned his well, forcing him and his family to live on bottled water.

03/10/2015

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