Heather Abraham

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Pittsburgh native Heather Abraham joined KDKA in December 2010.

Heather is an award winning journalist. She was nominated for several Emmy’s , including for a deeper look into the work of the Pittsburgh Police Vice Squad.

Heather has also been passionate about breaking news and won a Golden Quill award for her reporting on a 7-alarm fire in Homestead.

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.

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 is active in the community. She’s been involved with the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania, even taking part in their annual polar plunge fundraiser. When she’s not reporting or anchoring, Heather loves spending time with her family. Her husband is a City of Pittsburgh firefighter and they have one daughter and are expecting a second child.

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McKeesport Area Ministerium Treating Officers To Free Meals

In the wake of the recent shootings involving police officers across the country, a local group is showing their appreciation.


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Local Doctor: Eating Seeds To Get High Could Be Fatal

A dangerous trend has resurfaced. Across the country, teens and young adults are eating seeds to get high.


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‘Jane’s Walk’ Encourages Revitalization Of East Liberty

A group of people in East Liberty took a walk Friday morning to promote the revitalization of the neighborhood.


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Ducklings Rescued From Sewer Grate In Aspinwall

Crews went to work Wednesday morning after spotting a group of ducklings trapped in a sewer grate in Aspinwall.



Woman Creates Beautiful, Personalized Canes For Veterans

One woman makes special walking canes for others using recycled materials.


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Man Arrested In Connection With Bloomfield Fatal Hit-&-Run

A man has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run that killed an aspiring artist in Bloomfield this weekend.


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Port Authority Plans To Eliminate Bus Stops To Speed Up Service

The Port Authority is looking at eliminating some bus stops in Pittsburgh.


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Man Arrested Following Shooting At Greyhound Bus Station

A man was arrested after a shooting inside the Greyhound Bus Station downtown on Sunday.


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Jam-Packed Schedule Revealed For Three Rivers Regatta

There’s a jam-packed schedule for this year’s EQT Three Rivers Regatta.


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Judge Orders Lamar Advertising To Clean Rust From Back Of Old Bayer Sign

Now adorned with a vinyl, bright yellow Sprint banner, there’s no denying the contentious relationship between the City of Pittsburgh and Lamar Advertising over the billboard on Mount Washington.


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Venture Outdoors Set To Open New Kayaking Station In Aspinwall

There’s a new recreation opportunity for people who prefer to paddle their way through Pittsburgh.


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Kids Learn Sportsmanship, Discipline At Annual Roethlisberger ProCamp

A decade ago, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger held his first mini-camp for kids. Saturday, another group took lessons from the pro.


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2 Mini Ponies Found Dead At Abandoned Beaver Co. Home

Police and humane officials are investigating after four animals were found dead at an abandoned home in Beaver County.


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New Information Released In 2013 Bank Robbery & Homicide Case

Prosecutors have released new information about a bank robbery and homicide in South Strabane Township three years ago.


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Fans Thrilled As Penguins Cruise Through Downtown Pittsburgh

More than 400,000 fans packed streets and parking garages, shooting ticker tape as the Pittsburgh Penguins passed by.




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