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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.

Photo Credit: Allegheny General Hospital

X-Ray Released Of Tree Trimmer With Chainsaw Embedded Into His Neck

A tree trimmer was seriously injured after being cut in the neck with a chainsaw Monday, and now we’re getting our first look at an X-ray of his injury.

04/01/2014

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Surveillance Photos Released Of White Oak Bank Robbery

The White Oak Police Department is asking for your help in tracking down two alleged bank robbers.

03/31/2014

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Mysterious 911 Calls Prompt Repeated Police Visits To Former Mayoral Candidate’s Home

Former Pittsburgh mayoral candidate A.J. Richardson’s frustration boiled over earlier this month after police made yet another visit to his home.

03/27/2014

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Boil Water Alert In Effect After N. Huntingdon Break

A water conservation notice and boil water alert is in effect for customers in Wall Borough after a water main break yesterday.

03/26/2014

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Child Falls More Than 2 Stories From Window In Larimer

A child was hurt this afternoon after falling from a window at a home in Pittsburgh’s Larimer neighborhood.

03/25/2014

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Firefighters Save Wedding, Prom Dresses From Verona Fire

Firefighters saved some very special dresses from the scene of an apartment fire in Verona.

03/23/2014

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Route 22 Crash Kills 1, Injures Another

Police are looking into why a car ran off the road, hit a pole and flipped on its side in Murrysville Wednesday night.

03/19/2014

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Meningitis Suspected In Local College Student’s Death

The death of a college student from Pittsburgh is being investigated as a possible case of meningitis.

03/11/2014

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South Park Woman On Malaysia Airlines Flight Was Building New Life In Pittsburgh

There were only a handful of Americans on the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing Saturday, but a local woman was one of them.

03/10/2014

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Woman Accused Of Burning Stepson Headed To Court

Charges against a woman accused of burning her stepson with hot water were held for court.

03/06/2014

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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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