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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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More Parents Setting Up Facebook Accounts For Their Children

More than a billion people worldwide are now on Facebook. It’s a great way to keep in touch, reconnect and document your daily life. But, what if someone else was doing that for you. Say, your mom or dad?

03/04/2015

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Bakery Clerk Turns Tables On Armed Robbery Suspect

Police say a man made a big mistake when he tried to rob a local bakery.

03/04/2015

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ACBA Alerts Public To Social Host, Underage Drinking Laws Ahead Of St. Patrick’s Day

If you’re hosting a party at your home, you might want to check IDs at the door.

03/03/2015

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Police: Vandals Break Windows On 29 Vehicles In 2 Neighborhoods

Two people were injured in a crash while fleeing from police early Monday morning.

03/02/2015

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Forbes Hospital Unveils Major ICU Expansion

Today, they unveiled a major expansion of the ICU at Forbes Hospital.

02/26/2015

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Dozens Turn In Guns In Exchange For Welding Training From Boilermakers

Earlier this month, the Boilermakers Local 154, citing increased gun violence, announced a program where guns would be surrendered in return for training in the union’s welding program.

02/25/2015

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Changes Being Made To Mt. Lebanon Deer Culling Plan

Some changes are being made to a controversial deer culling plan in Mount Lebanon.

02/24/2015

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Community Comes Together To Support Teen’s Fight Against Lymphoma

A local teen battling a form of lymphoma was reminded Sunday that he is not fighting alone.

02/23/2015

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Water Main Break Sends Water Gushing Down Road Under Parkway North

Water was still flowing down a North Side road Friday morning thanks to a big water main break.

02/20/2015

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Security Guard Shot & Killed Inside Homewood Bar

Pittsburgh Police have arrested a man in connection with a deadly bar shooting in Homewood.

02/17/2015

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Extreme Cold Temperatures Settle In Around Area

The latest round of extremely cold weather has settled in and doesn’t appear to be going anywhere for a while.

02/16/2015

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Man Jumps From Window To Escape 3-Alarm Wilkinsburg Fire

Nine people, including a baby, were able to escape their burning home in Wilkinsburg Friday morning.

02/13/2015

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Homewood Carjacking & Chase Ends In Crash

Police from multiple jurisdictions were involved in an overnight chase that ended with a crash in Homewood.

02/13/2015

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Man Arrested After Car Slams Into House In Green Tree

Police are looking for the driver of a car that slammed into a house in Green Tree.

02/12/2015

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Teen Charged As An Adult In Fatal Leechburg Shooting

A 17-year-old boy accused of shooting and killing another teenager in Armstrong County is being charged as an adult.

02/11/2015

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