Bob began his broadcasting career in 1979 at Beaver Falls radio station WBVP. From there, he went on to WKBN Radio in Youngstown. His first television job was also in Youngstown — at WYTV.
Since then, he’s worked at TV stations in Memphis, Louisville, Kentucky and Toledo, Ohio. Most recently, Bob spent three years as a General Assignment reporter and part-time anchor at the NBC affiliate in Kansas City.
During the Gulf War crisis, Bob also worked at KDKA-TV, providing hourly updates during the early morning hours.
After working at six television stations since 1982, Bob is finally fulfilling his dream of working as a reporter in his hometown — a goal that he set for himself “many years ago.”
A Langley High School graduate, Bob attended Penn State University and Point Park College. In addition to his son Ryan, Bob’s parents and four sisters also call Pittsburgh home.
The SWAT team has been called to a standoff situation in Larimer.
One woman was flown to the hospital late Sunday morning after she suffered burns in a house fire and was forced to jump from a second-story window of her Freedom home.
Police are looking for a suspect wanted on an outstanding warrant.
A Heinz Field police officer accused of assaulting a fan while making an arrest in November has been cleared of all charges.
A woman must stand trial on charges she crashed her car while driving drunk, injuring six children in the process.
Police found Eric Johnson Jr., 24, dead with a gunshot wound in a Jeep Grand Cherokee parked near Soles Street.
Two people were killed when their car crashed into a tree and burst into flames in Manor early Saturday morning.
A police recruit accused of abusing his child has been cleared of those charges.
People in Fayette County are still digging out from this weekend’s snow storm.
The westbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike were cluttered with tractor-trailers Saturday.
Part of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is closed due to the snowy conditions, and drivers are encouraged to use caution when driving.
McCandless Police are investigating alleged inappropriate behavior involving students at the North Allegheny Intermediate High School.
Pittsburgh’s first Mexican-Caribbean restaurant was vandalized on Friday.
Powerball players had the chance to win the biggest lottery prize in U.S. history Saturday night, and one local business was doing their part to spread the wealth.
After his flag-draped coffin was carried into St. Ann Church in Castle Shannon, Fr. Mike Caridii said it was an honor to preside over the funeral Mass for Sgt. Matthew Whalen.