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.
A fugitive is now in custody, accused of abusing his girlfriend’s young son.
Pastor Stuart Broberg is grappling with the death of a slayed Canonsburg officer.
Authorities found numerous acts of bravery while investigating into the shootings of two Canonsburg police officers.
Motorists on a busy Butler County road saw something odd that forced them to stop and get out of their vehicles on Monday.
Sunday service at Ebenezer Baptist Church was a mixture of prayer and politics.
Members of the the United Steel Workers Local 2227 and other Hillary Clinton supporters preparing to go door to door to get out the vote.
High school football fans lined up in Clairton on Friday night to help find a match for an Aliquippa High School football star who needs a life-saving bone marrow transplant.
A man was injured and his hunting dog was killed Friday in a hit-and-run crash in Lawrence County.
When he arrived at the Hillary Clinton campaign office near the University of Pittsburgh, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gave student volunteers a pep talk.
Bacon, eggs, toast and politics dominated the menu at Ritters Diner on Baum Boulevard.
A car slammed into a pole in Sheraden on Friday.
A man is facing charges for allegedly breaking into an Allentown daycare in order to steal food.
It was appropriate for the morning service at Grace Life Church in Monroeville to open with a song from Monroeville police officer Jim Markol.
For years, police had no suspects very and few clues in the murder of 76-year old Myrtle McGill.
A woman is facing charges after a child fell off a second floor balcony in Homewood on Monday.