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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Wanted Man Walks Free Twice Before Being Arrested

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.

07/10/2014

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Ex-Principal Convicted In Exposing Case Sentenced To House Arrest, Probation

A former local principal was back in court today where he was sentenced on charges he exposed himself at a North Hills gym.

06/24/2014

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Nationwide Crackdown On Sex Trafficking Leads To Local Arrests

In the past few weeks, there’s been a nationwide crackdown on sex trafficking, especially child sex trafficking.

06/23/2014

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Pittsburgh Parking Authority Approves Rate Increases

The daily and lease rates at Pittsburgh Parking Authority lots and garages will rise beginning August 1.

06/19/2014

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Turnpike Commission Approves Another Toll Increase

Tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will increase in January for the seventh consecutive year.

06/17/2014

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Equipment Damaged In Fire At McDonald Public Works Building

There was no mistaking these flames seen high over the town of McDonald Monday afternoon.

06/16/2014

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5 Injured In Ladder/Scaffolding Accident

Four people were injured after falling off a ladder/scaffolding structure in East Deer Monday morning.

06/16/2014

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Man Accused In East Liberty Target Stabbing Held For Trial

The man accused of stabbing shoppers, including a 16-year-old girl, at the Target store in East Liberty last year was held for trial during a preliminary hearing today.

06/10/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Man Stabbed Over Ringing Doorbell

A southwestern Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he stabbed his neighbor after police say the victim repeatedly rang the suspect’s doorbell.

06/06/2014

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Parents Settle Pittsburgh Zoo Lawsuit In Mauling Death

The parents of a 2-year-old boy who was mauled to death after falling into a wild African dogs exhibit have settled their lawsuit against the Pittsburgh zoo.

06/02/2014

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2 Arrested After Police Find Heroin In Child’s Backpack

A Beltzhoover man and another person were arrested after bundles of heroin were found in a child’s book bag.

06/01/2014

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Man Blames Cat After Home Fills Up With Natural Gas

Emergency crews were called to the North Side Monday morning after a home was filled with natural gas.

05/26/2014

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Family’s Home Covered In Blood After Deer Crashes Through Window

A deer destroyed furniture, broke glass and even jumped into a woman’s bed.

05/25/2014

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Pittsburgh Civil Rights Pioneer, Thelma Lovette, Dies At 98

A civil rights leader, born and raised in Pittsburgh, has passed away.

05/25/2014

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Team Building Event Aims To Build Trust Between Police, Local Kids

A unique event was held Thursday, aimed at winning back local kids’ trust of police.

05/22/2014

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