Heather Abraham

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Pittsburgh native Heather Abraham joined KDKA in December 2010.

Before moving back home, she reported at News 12 Brooklyn, a 24-hour cable news station in New York City. Heather spent four years covering everything Brooklyn: culture, politics, crime, and neighborhood news. She also occasionally filled in on the anchor desk.

Heather grew up in Shaler and graduated from Shaler Area High School. Her desire to get into news started there with the morning announcements. She continued her education at West Virginia University where she studied Broadcast News, learning the ins and outs of shooting video, editing and presenting news. Heather was also a co-anchor and reporter for WVU News, the school’s weekly news show.

While her career took her to New York City, Heather has always wanted to make Pittsburgh her home again. She is thrilled to be back in the ‘Burgh and excited to be a part of the KDKA family.

When she’s not reporting, Heather loves trying new restaurants, going to the movies and playing with her two dogs.

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2 Teens Arrested In Connection With Sheraden Armed Robberies

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with a series of armed robberies in Sheraden.

01/05/2015

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Hundreds Participate In Annual Polar Plunge

Despite the cold weather hundreds of people put on their swimsuits and jumped into the river this morning.

01/01/2015

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Man Arrested In Connection With Monroeville Armed Robbery

A man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery and brief police chase in Monroeville Tuesday.

12/31/2014

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Husband Facing Charges After Duquesne Fire Leaves 1 Woman Dead

An early Tuesday morning fire left one woman dead in Duquesne.

12/30/2014

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Axe Handle-Wielding Suspect Killed, Another In Custody After Assault, Robbery Attempt

One suspect is in police custody and another is dead after shots were fired during an attempted robbery Sunday night at a mobile home in Washington County.

12/29/2014

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Woman, 74, Dies In Penn Hills Fire

A 74-year-old woman died in a house fire in Penn Hills Christmas morning.

12/25/2014

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Local Couple’s Engagement Won’t Soon Be Forgotten

During a showing of “It’s A Wonderful Life” at Regent Square Theater this past weekend, just as George breaks down and kisses Mary for the first time, the screen froze.

12/24/2014

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Man Sought In Connection With 3 South Hills Bank Robberies

A string of bank robberies in the South Hills have police wondering if they all might be connected.

12/23/2014

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Cause Of Wilkinsburg House Fire Under Investigation

A home in Wilkinsburg was damaged by an early Monday morning fire.

12/22/2014

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Brackenridge Apartment Fire Sends 3 To Hospital, Prompts Evacuations

A fire sent three people to the hospital and forced residents out of a senior-living high rise in Brackenridge early this morning.

12/05/2014

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3-Year-Old Critically Injured In 2-Vehicle Crash On Rankin Bridge

Icy conditions may be to blame for a two-vehicle accident on the Rankin Bridge this morning.

12/04/2014

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Olive Garden In Hempfield Township Closed After Fire

Flames ripped through part of an Olive Garden in Westmoreland County.

12/04/2014

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Employee Shot During Attempted Robbery In Ross Township

Ross Township police are on the scene of a reported shooting at record shop.

12/02/2014

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New Details Emerging As Investigation Continues Into W. Va. Shooting Spree

State Police in West Virginia continue to work with local police and the sheriff, trying to piece together a timeline and dig deeper into a motive for a shooting spree near Morgantown that left five people dead, including the suspected gunman.

12/02/2014

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Dozen Parked Cars Hit By Truck In Mt. Washington

People in one section of Mt. Washington woke up to broken glass, dented fenders and long line of damaged cars.

12/01/2014

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