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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PennDOT Cancels Weekend Ft. Pitt Tunnel Closure

A planned closure of the Fort Pitt Tunnel this weekend has been cancelled.

01/23/2015

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Final Span Of New Hulton Bridge Being Lifted Into Place

A construction marvel drew spectators to the banks of the Allegheny River in Oakmont on Friday.

01/16/2015

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Another Wind Chill Advisory Issued For Much Of The Area

It might not be as cold today, but a light coating of snow overnight could affect your morning commute.

01/09/2015

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PennDOT Plans Road Closures, Bridge Repairs For 2015

PennDOT crews made much progress in 2014, but a host of projects are slated to begin or continue in 2015.

12/30/2014

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Route 51 Work To Wrap-Up In 2015, Then Lengthy Liberty Bridge Project To Begin

Long-suffering South Hills drivers will get no reprieve in 2015 as the work on Route 51 intensifies.

12/29/2014

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Teacher’s Aide Admits To Sexual Relationship With 17-Year-Old Student

A local teacher’s aide is accused of having sex with a student.

12/12/2014

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PennDOT Closing Inbound Fort Pitt Tunnel This Weekend

If you’re driving around the city this weekend, be prepared because PennDOT’s closing part of the Fort Pitt Tunnel.

12/05/2014

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Salvation Army Lagging In Donations This Holiday Season

Although the holidays usually inspire us to give more, the Salvation Army says donations are down this year.

12/04/2014

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Security Experts Concerned Over KeyMe App

Security experts are very concerned about a new technology that could put your car and home in jeopardy.

11/24/2014

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PennDOT Says Drivers Are Safe, Despite Bridges In Long-Need Of Repairs

Every day in Pittsburgh 5 million people travel across bridges that need to be replaced or who major repairs.

11/24/2014

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Six Sought In Retail Theft Ring Targeting Lowes Stores

Police in McCandless say they’ve jailed the ring leader of a retail theft group that Lowes stores repeatedly over the last month-and-a-half.

11/18/2014

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Route 28 Construction Complete, All Lanes To Reopen

It’s taken over six years and cost more than $100 million, but today, PennDOT and the governor gathered to mark the complete reopening of Route 28.

11/17/2014

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VA Replaces Pittsburgh Hospital Network’s Director

The Department of Veterans Affairs has fired the director of the Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System a month after the department says internal investigators determine she committed unspecified “conduct unbecoming a senior executive.”

11/13/2014

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Safety Of Guardrails Lining Hundreds Of Miles Of Pa. Roads Called Into Question

Thousands of potentially dangerous guardrails line the roads of Pennsylvania. Some say a particular part of the guardrail could have a fatal flaw.

11/06/2014

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School District Turns To Biometrics For Students Paying

There few things more frustrating than that phone call from your credit card company’s security department letting you know your account has been compromised and they need to cancel your card.

11/04/2014

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