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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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Man Hospitalized After Wilkinsburg Shooting

Police are investigating after one man was shot early Friday morning in Wilkinsburg.

03/25/2016

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“Spoofing” Has Advantages, But There’s Also A Dark Side To Growing Trend

“Spoofing,” also known as “digital deceit,” has been growing rapidly in recent years thanks to easily downloaded apps.

03/24/2016

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Officials: Lawsuits Against City, Complaints About Police Decreasing

Pittsburgh leaders announced some positive statistics about the city on Wednesday.

03/24/2016

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VisitPittsburgh Proposes Hotel Tax Increase To Establish Sports Commission

The tourism group Visit Pittsburgh is proposing an increase to Allegheny County’s hotel tax in order to bring more big-time sporting events to the city.

03/23/2016

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3 Boys Injured In Greenfield Explosion, Fire

Three boys were injured in an explosion in the city’s Greenfield neighborhood Monday night.

03/22/2016

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Teen Shot & Killed In Westmoreland County, 1 In Custody

Police are investigating after a 13-year-old male was shot and killed by another teen in Westmoreland County Sunday night.

03/20/2016

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Beaver Co. Standoff Suspect Shot & Killed By Police

State police have a home surrounded in Beaver County after a standoff suspect fired shots at officers Thursday night.

03/18/2016

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Pit Bull Mauls Smaller Dog In Harrison Twp., Owner Sought

Harrison Township Police are investigating after a dog was allegedly mauled by a pit bull.

03/17/2016

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SWAT Team Surrounds Garfield Home After Home Invasion

The SWAT team surrounded a home in Garfield late Wednesday night after a reported home invasion and attempted robbery.

03/17/2016

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Charges Filed Against Woman In Homewood Car Surfing Death

Police have filed charges against a woman whose cousin died while car surfing in Homewood.

03/16/2016

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Search Continues For Shooter Who Killed Man, 23, In Homewood

The search continues for the shooter who killed a man in Homewood Monday evening.

03/14/2016

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Bellevue Police Connecting With Community Through New App

A new app allows police to put out mass alerts and provide community information and contacts. It also lets users submit tips.

03/09/2016

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Father Talks Shielding Son From Flying Baseball Bat At Pirates Game

One of the best plays over the weekend at a Pirates Spring Training game actually came from a fan.

03/07/2016

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Social Stalking: How Posting Photos Online Could Lead To Unwelcome Visitors

Could sharing your pictures online with friends and family lead a curious stranger to your door?

03/07/2016

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Officers Seeing Dramatic Rise In Drug-Related DUIs

DUIs are on the rise, but what drivers are under the influence of has changed.

03/03/2016

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