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.
A local YMCA is investigating after boxes of documents containing employees’ personal information were found in a dumpster.
Emergency crews were called to McKeesport after a pickup truck rolled into the Yough River Monday morning.
Kids in the city’s Hill District neighborhood will have to find another place to go swimming this summer.
A Turtle Creek woman is accused of swindling another woman from her church out of nearly $300,000 in gifts, like designer purses and diamond jewelry, by saying it was God’s will.
The bomb squad has been called to the city’s Brighton Heights section after a live mortar was reportedly found in a home this afternoon.
Police are asking for the public’s help after someone stole youth football equipment in Beaver County.
Police are investigating after a man was found lying in the middle of the street, covered in blood Sunday afternoon.
Pittsburgh Police are investigating two armed robberies in the Beltzhoover area.
Pittsburgh Police are investigating an alleged attempted child luring in Hazelwood.
Police are looking for a girl from Carrick who went missing last week.
Several family members face charges this morning, accused of shoplifting together at a local Walmart store.
In Washington County, a man was arrested for exposing himself to three children Friday night.
Allegheny Center Mall initially opened in the 1960s as a destination point — shopping, restaurants, a place to spend the afternoons.
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.
The man accused of robbing a Bethel Park bank last Friday has turned himself in.