Lynne 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.
An investigation is underway after a woman came home and found her boyfriend dead near his front door. Thursday evening, police said it was murder.
Advocates in the HIV/AIDS community say actor Charlie Sheen’s announcement that he is HIV positive has renewed the conversation about the virus and the stigma that comes with it.
Former “Two and a Half Men” star Charlie Sheen has the HIV virus.
Pittsburgh has a new plan to crack down on nighttime crime on the South Side, and a new person to oversee that plan.
A local school district is stepping up its efforts to deal with unruly students. The Woodland Hills School District has hired a dean of students to help deal with behavioral issues.
A highly contagious canine virus, called parvovirus, is taking its toll on the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society.
The U.S. Soccer Federation is recommending a ban on headers for players 10 and under, limits for players between 11 and 13 and having medical professionals rather than coaches make decisions on whether players suspected of concussions can remain in games.
Police in Coraopolis were called to the local McDonald’s restaurant on Oct. 29, after a customer reported seeing two teenagers passing a gun back and forth.
A small fire at Allegheny General Hospital caused some tense moments Monday morning.
Picture this. Your 14-year-old is off to the school bus stop, and it’s not quite light outside yet. You’ve already left for work, but you wonder, “Did he make it to the bus?”
The children of an Armstrong County woman allegedly killed by an escaped inmate will hold a news conference to discuss a wrongful death lawsuit against the county jail and its warden.
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A child is in protective custody after being found wandering around Bridgeville Friday night.
Lawyers say the mold crisis at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center could be more widespread.
DiMantae Bronaugh is used to being a star on the football field. As a running back for Aliquippa High School, he ran for 1,200 yards last season.