John Shumway

John Shumway

John Shumway joined NewsRadio 1020 KDKA in 2004 as co-host of The KDKA Morning News with Larry Richert. John began his broadcasting career as a disc jockey for WLAP Radio in Lexington, Kentucky, while he was in college and later moved into the newsroom. After 10 years at WHAS TV and Radio in Louisville, Ky, John came to Pittsburgh in October of 1988. John has been recognized throughout his broadcasting career with regional, state, and national awards.

He resides in the Pittsburgh area with his wife, Sonya, and their two children. In his spare time, John enjoys golf, running, hiking, camping and singing in his church choir.

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Hunters Head Into The Woods As Deer Season Begins

Monday marks the official start of deer season in Pennsylvania.


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Turnpike Expecting 3.2 Million Vehicles During Holiday Travel Period

The Turnpike Commission is anticipating roughly 3.2 million vehicles on the state roadway from Tuesday to Sunday.


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Thousands Expected To Hit The Roads, Head To Airport For Busy Thanksgiving Weekend

At no other time of the year is our hurry-up society more in a hurry than during the run-up to Thanksgiving.


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Parents Turning To App & Device To Disable Teen Drivers’ Phones

New research indicates we lose about one teenage life an hour in this country to texting and driving, and the numbers are rising.


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U.S. Issues Travel Warning As Pittsburgh International Preps For Busy Holiday Week

Americans should be alert to the possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased terrorist threats around the world, the State Department warned on Monday.


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Dozens Of Residents Evacuated Due To Massive Leetsdale Fire

It was mid-morning and 94-year-old Margaret Kotula was in the midst of the routine she’s enjoyed in her home of 80 years on Washington Street in Leetsdale.


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Police Investigating Alleged Threats Made By Former Steeler After Accident

A driver is making allegations against a former Steelers player. He says it started when their vehicles were involved in a fender bender downtown.


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Wells Fargo Forecloses On Pittsburgh Mills Mall

The Pittsburgh Mills Mall is facing foreclosure. Its owner owes nearly $143 million. But at least for now, the mall says it is business as usual.


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Pa. Auditor General Launches Audit Of Turnpike

Fresh on the heels of a KDKA Investigation into unpaid tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the Pennsylvania Auditor General launched an audit of the turnpike today.


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PennDOT Announces Overnight Weekend Closures Of Parkway West, Fort Pitt Tunnel

If you’re planning on driving into Pittsburgh this weekend, you may want to allow for some extra time to get around.


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PennDOT Crews Working To Get Parkway West Lights Back On

Driving through the Fort Pitt Tunnel is an adventure on the best of days.


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Parkway West Lighting Issue A Mystery For PennDOT

PennDOT is trying to figure out why the lights on the Parkway West aren’t coming on when the sun sets.


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E. Coli In Northwest Marks Chipotle’s 3rd Outbreak This Year

Health officials expect the number of people sickened by an E. coli outbreak linked to Chipotle restaurants to grow while they investigate the cause of the infection.


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Young Penguins Fan Who Had Puck Snatched: “I’m Sad For That Guy”

Yes, there was a hockey game, yes the Penguins won, but that was not the big story of the night at CONSOL Energy Center. It was the great puck theft.


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Army Blimp Breaks Loose, Drifts Over Pennsylvania

The Pentagon says U.S. fighter jets are tracking an unmanned Army surveillance blimp that tore loose from its ground tether in Maryland and is drifting north over Pennsylvania.



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