Lynne Hayes-Freeland

hayes freeland lynne web 2015 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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Hazelwood Shooting Leaves 1 Man Dead

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.


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Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force Weighs In On Charlie Sheen’s Diagnosis

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.


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Charlie Sheen Says He Has HIV Virus

Former “Two and a Half Men” star Charlie Sheen has the HIV virus.


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Proposed Changes Could Affect South Side Social Life

Pittsburgh has a new plan to crack down on nighttime crime on the South Side, and a new person to oversee that plan.


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Woodland Hills School District Hires Dean Of Students

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.


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Local Animal Shelters Banding Together To Help Humane Society With Outbreak

A highly contagious canine virus, called parvovirus, is taking its toll on the Western Pennsylvania Humane Society.


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USSF Recommends Ban On Headers For Players 10 And Under

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.


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Local Police Issue Warning About Toy Guns After Charging Teenager

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.


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Construction Workers Extinguish Small Fire At Allegheny General Hospital

A small fire at Allegheny General Hospital caused some tense moments Monday morning.


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Tracker Apps Help To Keep Tabs On Loved Ones

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?”


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County Sued Over Woman’s Alleged Killing By Escaped Inmate

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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Tomlin On Fines For Dress Code Violations: “The Guys Know The Rules”

The Steelers’ Cam Heyward, William Gay and DeAngelo Williams have all been slapped with fines over the last few weeks for supporting causes close to their hearts.


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Child In Diapers Found Wandering In Bridgeville

A child is in protective custody after being found wandering around Bridgeville Friday night.


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Law Firm Investigates Possible Mold Deaths Of 2 Patients

Lawyers say the mold crisis at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center could be more widespread.


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Blood Drive Held In Honor Of Aliquippa HS Football Star Battling Cancer

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.



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