Bob Allen

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Bob Allen joined the KDKA-TV team in January 2000 as a General Assignment reporter.

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.

Suspects Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Baldwin Teen Headed To Trial

Two teenagers charged in the fatal shooting of another young man during a robbery are headed to trial.

09/15/2017

Recovery Of Renowned Singer Shot In Face Amazes Doctors

Two years ago, a random act of violence nearly silenced the voice of a renowned local jazz singer. But, Carlton Leeper refused to be a victim. His recovery has amazed even veteran medical professionals.

08/29/2017

Man Accused Of Killing Girlfriend Because He Thought She Was Cheating To Stand Trial

The Butler County man accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend because he thought she was cheating, setting her body on fire and then dumping her remains in the woods will stand trial.

08/01/2017

Wall Of Shame: Disqualified Eating Contest Competitor Runs Out On $40 Bill

A man is in hot water after entering an eating contest at a Robinson Township restaurant, and running out without paying after he was disqualified.

07/31/2017

Blind Cow Rescued From Flooded Finleyville Creek

A Finleyville family rescued a blind cow that was swept away in a creek during Friday night’s severe flooding.

07/29/2017

Man Accused Of Sending Sexually Harassing Texts To Teen He Met At Church

A man is facing charges for allegedly sending sexual and threatening messages to a teenage girl in Bethel Park.

05/26/2017

Pittsburgh Race For The Cure Celebrates 25th Anniversary

They are the stars of the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure: 1,500 breast cancer survivors celebrating life.

05/14/2017

Churches Across Western Pennsylvania Celebrate Easter

Churches all over Western Pennsylvania held Easter services Sunday.

04/16/2017

Fatal Shooting In Rankin Ruled As Suicide

A fatal shooting in Rankin has been determined to be a suicide.

03/31/2017

Third Alleged Victim Comes Forward In Mall ‘Peeping Tom’ Case

An investigation into an alleged “peeping tom” at a local mall is growing.

03/28/2017

Memorial Service Held For Dr. Thomas Starzl, Organ Transplantation Pioneer

A memorial service was held for Dr. Thomas Starzl, a pioneer in organ transplantation, on Saturday, one week after his death.

03/11/2017

Police Investigating After Tombstones Found Dumped In Washington Co.

Police in Washington County are investigating a bizarre situation.

02/13/2017

Sources: Pitt Freshman On Ventilator After Fall 8-Stories Out Dorm Window

A University of Pittsburgh student athlete remains in the hospital recovering from severe injuries after falling several stories from a campus dorm room window in Oakland.

01/31/2017

Out Of Control Tractor-Trailer Crashes On Route 51

A tractor-trailer crash shut down a major Pittsburgh road on Friday.

01/27/2017

Woman Sentenced To 20-40 Years For 3-Year-Old Daughter’s Death

A woman convicted of third-degree murder in the death of her 3-year-old daughter, whose body was found in a ravine, was sentenced Tuesday.

01/17/2017

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