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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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Police Investigating Possible Hate Crime In Brookline

The garage at the house at 371 Lamarido Street in Brookline is freshly painted.

02/25/2014

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6 Children Hurt In Parkway East Crash

Eight people were hurt, including six children, in a crash Thursday afternoon on the Parkway East.

02/20/2014

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Clairton Bears Coach To Leave For Job In Monroeville

In the world of High School football, the Clairton Bears are legendary.

02/18/2014

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Roads Untreated, Salt Supply Nearly Gone

A salt shortage in the City of Pittsburgh may leave some roads untreated Sunday night.

02/16/2014

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Charter School Piano Repairman Arrested In Online Sex Sting

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.

02/13/2014

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Loved Ones, Coworkers Grieve Sisters Murdered In East Liberty

A Facebook photo of the Wolfe family from several years ago shows the whole clan — eight in all — smiling.

02/10/2014

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Snow Leads To Traffic Nightmare In Many Areas

Continuous snow all morning led to slick roads and dozens of fender benders throughout the city Sunday.

02/09/2014

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Mother Arrested After Leaving 3 Children Home Alone

A woman was arrested Thursday morning after allegedly leaving her three children home alone in the East Hills.

02/06/2014

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Teamsters Local 249, County Reach Tentative Agreement

They are normally on the front lines fighting the winter storms, but Public Works crews are threatening to hit the picket lines instead.

02/04/2014

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Police Say Mother Of 5 Killed In McKeesport Not Intended Target

A man shot and killed a mother of five in McKeesport Tuesday morning.

01/28/2014

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At Least 4 Firefighters Injured In Turtle Creek Blaze

At least two firefighters have been injured while battling an apartment building fire in Turtle Creek Monday afternoon.

01/27/2014

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Police Arrest 2 For Pizza Shop Robbery, Probe Connection To Others

Several people were arrested Sunday as police looked to find the suspects behind a rash of armed burglaries in the city this year.

01/26/2014

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U.S. Airman Killed In Helicopter Crash Comes Home

The winter weather has delayed the return of a fallen U.S. Airman killed earlier this month in a helicopter crash in England.

01/23/2014

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Monroeville Real Estate Business Owners Facing Theft Charges

Two women accused of using their Monroeville real estate closing business to steal more than $200,000 from a client have turned themselves into authorities.

01/14/2014

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City, County Response Lines Fielding Cold Weather Calls

Since Monday, operators at the City of Pittsburgh’s 311phone bank and Allegheny County’s 211 phone bank have been on standby to take calls from anyone in the area with a weather-related problem.

01/07/2014

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