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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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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

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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

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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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Pittsburgh Remembers Sophie Masloff

Former Mayor Sophie Masloff was known for her personal touch with the people of Pittsburgh.

08/17/2014

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Humane Society Seeks Public’s Help To Find Injured Dog’s Owner

The Western Pennsylvania Humane Society says it needs help finding the owners of a severely injured dog.

08/14/2014

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Investigation Continues After Beaver Co. Priest Accused Of Sexual Abuse

Over the weekend, parishioners of Our Lad of Peace in Conway learned their pastor, Rev. John Fitzgerald, was being placed on administrative leave.

08/04/2014

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Police Investigating After Body Found In Northview Heights

Police are investigating after a body was found Sunday night in Northview Heights.

08/03/2014

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Elderly Funeral Home Director Sentenced To 6-12 Years In Murder Case

A 90-year-old funeral home director, who was convicted of shooting and killing a man, was sentenced to 6 to 12 years in prison Thursday morning.

07/31/2014

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Washington County Mother Accused Of Abusing 3-Year-Old Son

A Washington County mother is facing child abuse charges after officials say bruising and burns were reportedly found on her young son’s body.

07/29/2014

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Firefighters Say Pet To Blame For Beaver Co. Fire

Firefighters were initially told the home at 1223 Midland Avenue in Midland, Beaver County, was occupied when a fire started just after 1 p.m. Monday.

07/28/2014

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