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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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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Squirrel Hill Tunnel Outbound Closing

The outbound lanes of the Squirrel Hill tunnel will be closed this weekend.

08/22/2014

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Old Farmer’s Almanac Predicts Colder Winter, Hotter Summer

The Old Farmer’s Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation.

08/21/2014

(Source: Katie Moore)

Missing Butler Co. Native’s Remains Found In Mountains Of Colorado

BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) — It was a mystery in the mountains. Back in 2012, a Butler County woman living in Colorado went hiking near Boulder never to be seen again. For two years, her daughter [...]

08/20/2014

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Suspect In Jewelry Store Burglary Jumps Into Shenango River

Police in Lawrence County have one man in custody, but are still search for a second suspect who jumped into the Shenango River after an overnight burglary at a jewelry store.

08/19/2014

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Residents Begin Paying Respects To Former Mayor At City Hall

Former mayor Sophie Masloff passed away on Sunday. Now, the public can pay their respects to the beloved mayor at City Hall.

08/18/2014

(Source: Sen. Daylin Leach's Office)

Pa. Senator: Colo. Trip Included Using Marijuana

Taxpayer dollars paid for the trip, but no money was spent to buy or smoke marijuana.

08/01/2014

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About A Dozen Arrests Made During EPA Rally & Protest

Rallies and protests are happening in Pittsburgh Thursday afternoon, both in response to the Environmental Protection Agency holding hearings on new carbon emission standards.

07/31/2014

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Pittsburgh Parking Authority Rate Increases About To Kick In

Get ready to pay more to park in Downtown Pittsburgh, Oakland, Shadyside and on the North Shore.

07/30/2014

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Eager Steelers Fans Brave The Rain At Training Camp

Despite the dance with the raindrops, loyal Steelers fans sought the best spots they could for autographs they hoped would come.

07/28/2014

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Smart Traffic Signals To Be Installed In Cranberry

We have smartphones, smart cars, even smart houses, so why not smart traffic signals?

07/24/2014

Pieces of wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are pictured on July 18, 2014 in Shaktarsk, the day after it crashed.  (Photo Credit: DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls For Immediate Access To MH 17 Crash Site

President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have “immediate and full access” to the site in eastern Ukraine where a passenger jet was shot down last week.

07/21/2014

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PennDOT, Turnpike Say No Orchestrated Delay In Implementing Speed Limit Increase

Vacationers and road trippers know all too well that Pennsylvania lacks the 70 mile per hour speed limit many other states have.

07/18/2014

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Alleged Assault Victim Files Lawsuit Against Pouncey Brothers

Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and his twin brother who plays for the Miami Dolphins are facing a lawsuit following allegations that they assaulted a man at a nightclub in Miami.

07/16/2014

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