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.
The death of a college student from Pittsburgh is being investigated as a possible case of meningitis.
There were only a handful of Americans on the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing Saturday, but a local woman was one of them.
Charges against a woman accused of burning her stepson with hot water were held for court.
The garage at the house at 371 Lamarido Street in Brookline is freshly painted.
Eight people were hurt, including six children, in a crash Thursday afternoon on the Parkway East.
In the world of High School football, the Clairton Bears are legendary.
A salt shortage in the City of Pittsburgh may leave some roads untreated Sunday night.
Police say 62-year-old Theodore Mamel, of Export, took out an ad on Craigslist seeking girls who wanted to try taboo sex. The ad allegedly said age was no barrier.
A Facebook photo of the Wolfe family from several years ago shows the whole clan — eight in all — smiling.
Continuous snow all morning led to slick roads and dozens of fender benders throughout the city Sunday.
A woman was arrested Thursday morning after allegedly leaving her three children home alone in the East Hills.
They are normally on the front lines fighting the winter storms, but Public Works crews are threatening to hit the picket lines instead.
A man shot and killed a mother of five in McKeesport Tuesday morning.
At least two firefighters have been injured while battling an apartment building fire in Turtle Creek Monday afternoon.
Several people were arrested Sunday as police looked to find the suspects behind a rash of armed burglaries in the city this year.