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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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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Police Actions Questioned After Large Fight Breaks Out In Aliquippa

Aliquippa Police say they were called to break up a fight, but once they got there, things got out of hand.

04/20/2015

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20 Arrested In Area Lowe’s Retail Theft/Return Scheme

Police have arrested 20 people in connection with an elaborate retail theft and return scheme involving area Lowe’s stores.

04/17/2015

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Police: Shell Casings Found In Homewood After Gunfire Prompts Lockdowns, SWAT Situation

The SWAT team has been called to a situation in Homewood.

04/14/2015

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Mayor Helps Take Armed Suspect Near Aliquippa H.S. Into Custody

A mayor and school superintendent say an armed suspect who was spotted near a Beaver County school before he ran away and dropped the weapon in some woods is now in police custody.

04/13/2015

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Dog Put Down After Neglected Pit Bulls Rescued From Homewood Home

One of two pit bulls rescued from a home in Homewood Thursday has been put down, officials say.

04/03/2015

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Missing Clairton Man Found, Rescued From Hillside

A man missing from his Clairton care home was found about a mile away after he fell over a hillside.

04/03/2015

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Swissvale Man Faces Charges For Kiddie Porn

A Swissvale man is facing charges after he allegedly received dozens of child porn movies through the mail.

04/02/2015

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Jeannette Teen Charged In Friend’s Fatal Shooting Headed To Trial

The Westmoreland County teen accused in his friend’s shooting death and then taking a selfie with the body was in court today for a hearing.

04/01/2015

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Charged Norwin Teacher’s Husband Accused Of Witness Intimidation

The husband of a Norwin School District teacher, who is charged with selling heroin, is now also facing charges, accused of trying to intimidate the informant in the case.

03/31/2015

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Vet Office Manager To Stand Trial After Allegedly Stealing $269K From Business

A Hempfield Township woman will soon go to trial for allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a local veterinary clinic.

03/31/2015

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Child, 12, Steals Parents’ Car, Crashes In West Liberty

A child escaped serious injury after stealing his parents’ car and getting into an accident in West Liberty.

03/30/2015

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50 Years Later, Reporter Recalls Covering March That Changed U.S. History

Fifty years ago, thousands of marchers were about to enter Montgomery, Alabama, the state capital, in a march from Selma in a movement to secure voting rights that would change history.

03/24/2015

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New Project On Civic Arena Site Aims To Reconnect Hill District To Downtown

When construction began on the Civic Arena in the late 1950s, it was considered historic.

03/23/2015

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Ground To Be Broken On The Reconnecting Of Hill District To Downtown

PITTSBURGH (KDKA)– It will be an historic day in Pittsburgh that has been a long time coming. Tomorrow marks the first step to make more out of the land at the former Civic Arena site […]

03/22/2015

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