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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Boxes Of Cloverleaf YMCA Employees’ Personal Information Found In Dumpster

A local YMCA is investigating after boxes of documents containing employees’ personal information were found in a dumpster.

06/09/2015

(Photo Credit: Lynne Hayes-Freeland/KDKA)

Man Watches Pickup Truck Roll Into Yough River, Crews Called To Remove Submerged Vehicle

Emergency crews were called to McKeesport after a pickup truck rolled into the Yough River Monday morning.

06/08/2015

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Hill District Pool Closed For Summer After New Filtration System Mistakenly Shipped To Middle East

Kids in the city’s Hill District neighborhood will have to find another place to go swimming this summer.

06/05/2015

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Turtle Creek Woman Claimed God Wanted Church Friend To Spend $300K On Lavish Gifts

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.

06/04/2015

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Live Mortar, Likely From WWII, Discovered & Removed From Brighton Heights Home

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.

06/02/2015

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Suspects Sought After Monaca Youth Football Equipment Theft

Police are asking for the public’s help after someone stole youth football equipment in Beaver County.

06/01/2015

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Man Seriously Injured During McKees Rocks Fight

Police are investigating after a man was found lying in the middle of the street, covered in blood Sunday afternoon.

06/01/2015

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Police Probe 2 Armed Robberies In Beltzhoover Area

Pittsburgh Police are investigating two armed robberies in the Beltzhoover area.

05/28/2015

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Police Investigating Hazelwood Attempted Child Luring

Pittsburgh Police are investigating an alleged attempted child luring in Hazelwood.

05/26/2015

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Police Seek Help To Locate Missing Carrick Girl

Police are looking for a girl from Carrick who went missing last week.

05/26/2015

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Family Accused Of Shoplifting At Walmart Together, Children Involved

Several family members face charges this morning, accused of shoplifting together at a local Walmart store.

05/25/2015

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Canonsburg Man Arrested After Flashing Neighbor, Kids & Police

In Washington County, a man was arrested for exposing himself to three children Friday night.

05/24/2015

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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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