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Lynne Hayes-Freeland

freeland web headshot 2013 Lynne Hayes FreelandLynne Hayes-Freeland is a general assignment reporter known for live, late-breaking reporting for KDKA-TV News. She is also producer/host of “The Lynne Hayes-Freeland Show,” a weekly half-hour show, that concentrates on local African American issues.

She began her broadcast career as the producer of the Roy Fox Show on KDKA-Radio. Since joining KDKA-TV2 in 1976, Lynne has held a variety of positions. She was a field producer for the station’s “Evening Magazine” program. In 1981, Lynne moved to the station’s programming department where she created “Weekend Magazine”, produced what was then known as the “Vibrations” program, and directed a variety of commercial efforts. In 1985, Lynne began a five-year stint as the producer of KDKA’s Annual Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund Telethon. As a result of those efforts, Lynne was named Director of Community Programs until her move to the news department.

An active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Lynne has also been involved in a variety of community service work including volunteering time on several local Boards. Her work has been recognized by organizations both locally and nationally.

A graduate of St. Paul’s Cathedral, now part of Oakland Catholic, and Duquesne University, Lynne resides in Pittsburgh with her two children.

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Police Investigate South Side Bar Fight

Pittsburgh Police are investigating a fight at a South Side bar early Monday morning.

09/29/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Rob Hopson)

Unusual Death Under Investigation In North Braddock

Officials are looking into a rather unusual death in North Braddock.

09/25/2014

(Photo Credit: Lynne Hayes-Freeland)

Tow Truck Runs Over Driver, Crashes Into Beltzhoover Building

A tow truck driver was injured when he was run over by his own vehicle in Beltzhoover Wednesday afternoon.

09/24/2014

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Substitute Teacher Charged, Tells Police Child Porn “Became A Fetish”

A substitute middle school teacher is facing child pornography charges after police say they found more than 50 photos of children on his cell phone.

09/23/2014

(Photo Credit: Rob Hopson/KDKA)

Woman Injured By Falling Tree Branch In Squirrel Hill

A woman is recovering after being struck by a falling tree branch Sunday night in Squirrel Hill.

09/22/2014

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Mother Of 3 Wants Answers After Gunfire Encases Her Home

A local mother says her and her kids awoke to gunfire in the middle of the night.

09/21/2014

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Convicted Sex Offender Wanted In Son’s Abduction

The Allegheny County Police are helping Pitcairn Police in trying to track down a convicted sex offender and his 4 year old son.

09/18/2014

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Kent Tekulve Undergoes Successful Heart Transplant Surgery

Former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher and current Root Sports analyst Kent Tekulve has undergone successful heart transplant surgery.

09/16/2014

(Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Police)

Mom Accused Of Harming Infant Son Sentenced To 5-20 Years

A local mother accused of rubbing feces on her infant son’s sleeping pad was back in court Tuesday afternoon.

09/09/2014

(Photo Credit: Fred Williams/KDKA)

Man Throws Brick Of Heroin Away While Fleeing Kennedy Twp. Police

A suspected heroin dealer fled from police during a traffic stop Monday afternoon.

09/08/2014

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Beaver Co. H.S. Instructor Has 3 Run-Ins With Police In 1 Night

A Beaver County instructor had run-ins with police three times Saturday night and Sunday morning.

09/07/2014

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Ex-Ice Cream Shop Owner Found Guilty On 12 Counts In Molestation Trial

A former North Hills ice cream shop owner who is accused of molesting two young girls who were family friends was found guilty on 12 of 15 counts on Thursday afternoon.

08/28/2014

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Jury Deliberations Begin In Ex-Ice Cream Shop Owner’s Molestation Trial

The jury is deliberating in the trial of a former North Hills ice cream shop owner who is accused of molesting two young girls.

08/27/2014

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Recent Hill District Fatal Shooting Sheds Light On Witness Protection

It’s been several days now and still no arrest in the shooting death of a female witness in a federal drug case.

08/26/2014

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Girl, 6, Stable After Being Attacked By 2 Dogs

A little girl is recovering after being attacked by two dogs in Brookline.

08/20/2014

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