John Shumway

shumway1 John ShumwayJohn 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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2nd Driver’s Lawyer: Bus Accident Caused By Malfunction

Three days after a bus ended up shattered on Evergreen Road, accident investigators were at the Port Authority garage going over the crash with a fine tooth comb.

09/25/2014

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Fans Snapping Up Pirates Post-Season Gear

With the memories of the clubhouse celebration freshly painted on the canvas of their minds, Pirates’ fans were snapping up post-season gear Wednesday at PNC Park.

09/24/2014

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Restore Your Old iPhone’s Factory Settings Before Upgrading

Now that the new iPhones are here, you may be one of the many hoping to leave your old phone behind and upgrade.

09/23/2014

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Long-Awaited Theater About To Open At McCandless Crossing

The centerpiece of the McCandless Crossing development is about to lift its curtain.

09/17/2014

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Carlynton Football Coach Says He Resigned Over Player Injury Concerns

A local high school football coach resigned Monday morning, citing safety concerns for his team.

09/16/2014

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Tickets For Last Pirates’ Homestand Of Season Going Fast

You have one more week to see the Pirates play at home before the post-season, and it couldn’t be a more exciting time as they work to stay in playoff contention.

09/12/2014

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Ambridge ROTC Instructor Accused Of Driving Student Around While Intoxicated

A Beaver County ROTC instructor is facing more charges after showing up at a local school, despite being ordered to stay away, after three run-ins with police over the weekend.

09/11/2014

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2 Students Charged After Gun Seized At Ambridge High School

A lockdown at a Beaver County High School was lifted after student spotted a gun in the parking lot.

09/11/2014

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Local Officials Announce Plans For Redevelopment Of Old Civic Arena Site

The redevelopment of the site of the old Civic Arena has been a controversial topic for years, and this morning local officials made a major announcement regarding plans for the location.

09/09/2014

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False Reports, Rumors Put Crosby, Roethlisberger In Social Media Spotlight

It rushed south out of Canada like a cold front over Penguins’ fans. Sidney Crosby, arrested in Ottawa, could it be true?

09/03/2014

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Parkway West Construction Zone About To Become Tighter Squeeze

An already tight squeeze in the construction zone on the Parkway West is about to get tighter as PennDOT gets ready to place more jersey barriers along the roadway.

09/02/2014

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Weekend Games To Present Traffic Nightmare

If you’re going to this weekend’s sporting events, be sure to expect some parking and traffic changes.

08/29/2014

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Officials Planning For North Shore Traffic Nightmare Saturday

If you’re headed to the Pittsburgh Pirates game on Saturday, you will likely want to plan ahead.

08/28/2014

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Clogged Storm Catch Basins Becoming Big Problem In City

A storm basin is supposed to have a little bit of debris, but plenty of room for an inundation when the skies open. But some in the City of Pittsburgh are nowhere close.

08/27/2014

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Parkway West Construction To Leave Drivers Squeezed Into Tiny Lanes

Every single driver of the 100,000 that cruise through the Parkway West will start to feel the pinch of major roadwork by Tuesday.

08/25/2014

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