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.
Some local Wendy’s employees were surprised when they found a woman had just given birth to a baby boy outside the restaurant.
Firefighters were called to a bad house fire in McKees Rocks.
A playground was badly damaged by fire in Beltzhoover Saturday afternoon.
State Attorney General Kathleen Kane filed charges against 34-year-old Stephanie Letters, for allegedly forging prescriptions to buy painkillers for her husband, 31-year-old Taylor Letters.
A family with a young child became caught in the crossfire when gunfire rang out Thursday in the city’s Marshall-Shadeland neighborhood.
Police have arrested two men in connection with a series of burglaries in Robinson and Kennedy Townships.
Police are looking into dozens of burglaries, in fact more than 50, that occurred just since last week.
Police responded to reports of a riot at the Monroeville Mall overnight.
Police have made an arrest in 12-year-old murder case of a Beaver Falls woman.
Police were called to the scene of a robbery in Brentwood Sunday morning.
Three officers were killed during a wild shootout in Stanton Heights in 2009.
A 12-year-old Wilkinsburg boy died after his family says another boy gave him a pill.
Emergency crews worked to rescue a man after a trench collapsed in Butler County Tuesday morning.
A northeast Ohio prosecutor says a 10-year-old girl died in a house fire early Monday morning, hours before a man suspected of raping her was scheduled to go on trial.
A recycling plant fire in Fayette County kept firefighters busy for hours early Sunday morning.