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.
The man accused of robbing a Bethel Park bank last Friday has turned himself in.
A security guard arrested in connection with a bomb threat at a local high school will stand trial.
A Beaver County woman has been charged with driving a school bus carrying 12 students while under the influence of alcohol.
The former nanny for Penguins forward Chris Kunitz was in court Monday for a preliminary hearing.
There are new details emerging about the driver in the wrong-way crash in Westmoreland County last week that claimed the life of a Ligonier Township Police lieutenant.
Louise Connors, 91, has lived in her home on Pershing Avenue in Leechburg for years. It’s a place where neighbors look out for each other.
The trial of a man accused in a fatal crash on Route 28 in O’Hara Township began Wednesday afternoon.
The Ligonier Township Police K-9 injured in a head-on crash that claimed his partner’s life early Tuesday morning continues to recover at a local animal hospital.
An internal investigation is happening at the Allegheny County’s office of Children, Youth and Families, after a breach of protocol.
Authorities have issued a warning after a woman was assaulted at a bus shelter near Pitt’s campus.
Kimberly Bracken rides her bike regularly on the North Side, but Saturday’s ride was anything but regular.
Gov. Tom Wolf and the state attorney general want the Commonwealth Court to force the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and rival Highmark Inc. to honor a consent decree and force the sparring medical giants into arbitration to settle lingering disputes.
The former treasurer of a Butler County volunteer fire department has admitted to stealing $68,000.
Aliquippa Police say they were called to break up a fight, but once they got there, things got out of hand.
Police have arrested 20 people in connection with an elaborate retail theft and return scheme involving area Lowe’s stores.