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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Developer Plans To Make Allegheny Center Mall New Tech Hub

Allegheny Center Mall initially opened in the 1960s as a destination point — shopping, restaurants, a place to spend the afternoons.

05/21/2015

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Truck Crashes Into Avella Home As Driver Tries To Avoid Deer

No one was hurt, but a Washington County home sustained extensive damage when a truck came barreling through it Tuesday morning as the driver tried to avoid a deer.

05/19/2015

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Suspected Bethel Park Bank Robber Turns Self In

The man accused of robbing a Bethel Park bank last Friday has turned himself in.

05/18/2015

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Shaler H.S. Security Guard To Stand Trial After Bomb Threat, Fire

A security guard arrested in connection with a bomb threat at a local high school will stand trial.

05/14/2015

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Hopewell Township School Bus Driver Charged With DUI

A Beaver County woman has been charged with driving a school bus carrying 12 students while under the influence of alcohol.

05/12/2015

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Former Nanny For Penguins’ Kunitz Headed To Trial

The former nanny for Penguins forward Chris Kunitz was in court Monday for a preliminary hearing.

05/11/2015

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Search Warrant: Beer Cans Found At Rt. 30 Crash Scene, Passenger Says “Driving Was Scary”

There are new details emerging about the driver in the wrong-way crash in Westmoreland County last week that claimed the life of a Ligonier Township Police lieutenant.

05/11/2015

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Neighbors Shocked After 91-Year-Old Woman Beaten, Robbed

Louise Connors, 91, has lived in her home on Pershing Avenue in Leechburg for years. It’s a place where neighbors look out for each other.

05/07/2015

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Trial Begins For Man Accused In 2013 Route 28 Fatal Crash

The trial of a man accused in a fatal crash on Route 28 in O’Hara Township began Wednesday afternoon.

05/06/2015

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Ligonier Twp. Police K-9 In Stable Condition After Head-On Crash

The Ligonier Township Police K-9 injured in a head-on crash that claimed his partner’s life early Tuesday morning continues to recover at a local animal hospital.

05/05/2015

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EXCLUSIVE: Internal Investigation At CYF After Case Files Left At Client’s House

An internal investigation is happening at the Allegheny County’s office of Children, Youth and Families, after a breach of protocol.

04/30/2015

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Police On Lookout For Man Who Assaulted Woman Near Pitt Campus

Authorities have issued a warning after a woman was assaulted at a bus shelter near Pitt’s campus.

04/30/2015

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Police: Cited Bystander Got Too Close To Scene Of Possible Armed Suspect’s Arrest

Kimberly Bracken rides her bike regularly on the North Side, but Saturday’s ride was anything but regular.

04/28/2015

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Gov. Wolf, AG Ask Court To Enforce UPMC, Highmark Consent Decree

Gov. Tom Wolf and the state attorney general want the Commonwealth Court to force the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and rival Highmark Inc. to honor a consent decree and force the sparring medical giants into arbitration to settle lingering disputes.

04/27/2015

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Woman Charged With Stealing $68K From Volunteer Fire Dept.

The former treasurer of a Butler County volunteer fire department has admitted to stealing $68,000.

04/21/2015

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