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.
Former Mayor Sophie Masloff was known for her personal touch with the people of Pittsburgh.
The Western Pennsylvania Humane Society says it needs help finding the owners of a severely injured dog.
Over the weekend, parishioners of Our Lad of Peace in Conway learned their pastor, Rev. John Fitzgerald, was being placed on administrative leave.
Police are investigating after a body was found Sunday night in Northview Heights.
A 90-year-old funeral home director, who was convicted of shooting and killing a man, was sentenced to 6 to 12 years in prison Thursday morning.
A Washington County mother is facing child abuse charges after officials say bruising and burns were reportedly found on her young son’s body.
Firefighters were initially told the home at 1223 Midland Avenue in Midland, Beaver County, was occupied when a fire started just after 1 p.m. Monday.
There was a lot of emotion in the heart of Squirrel Hill Sunday afternoon as supporters of both Israel and Gaza squared off outside the Jewish Community Center.
The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office was asking for the public’s help to identify a man that left a suspicious box on Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald’s vehicle Tuesday.
Lee Ann Duez of Midland told KDKA off-camera that she owns two white lab mixed dogs.
A man wanted in a domestic violence case was arrested Wednesday night in Allegheny County after being allowed to walk free in two prior incidents.
A former local principal was back in court today where he was sentenced on charges he exposed himself at a North Hills gym.
In the past few weeks, there’s been a nationwide crackdown on sex trafficking, especially child sex trafficking.
The daily and lease rates at Pittsburgh Parking Authority lots and garages will rise beginning August 1.
Tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will increase in January for the seventh consecutive year.