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.
Gregory Hopkins was a councilman in Bridgewater, but today he’s the defendant in a murder trial. It’s a case that goes back 34 years in Beaver County.
The Veterans Day Parade is a tradition.
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Lisa Ferguson puts the finishing touches on a fruited bread pudding at her fabled Table Catering Shop on the North Side. The bread pudding doesn’t have any trans fats, and there are very few in the icing.
Robert Ferrante, a University of Pittsburgh researcher, won’t be facing the death penalty when he goes on trial in connection with the murder of his wife, 41-year-old Dr. Autumn Klein.
One person was killed in an early Sunday morning accident in Armstrong County.
Police say it could be four months before toxicology results come back related to the fatal crash on Route 51 Sunday morning.
Police are hoping to make an arrest soon in a shooting last weekend at a club in Homewood. Two people were killed there Sunday.
The wall of a row house collapsed in Pittsburgh’s Hill District Monday afternoon and forced at least one neighbor out of her home.
Police are looking for a missing teenage girl from North Versailles.
It seems like just yesterday that the giant yellow rubber duck came floating into Downtown Pittsburgh. However, Sunday was the last day it would be docked at Point State Park.
A man accused in the sexual assault of three teenagers will stand trial. Police say Melvin Amodeo, 25, of Wilmerding, used social media to contact the victims.
Pittsburgh Controller Michael Lamb released the findings of an audit of the secondary employment practices of the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police on Tuesday.
Police spent part of Monday afternoon tracking down a man after it was reported he abducted his estranged wife against her will.
Investigators spent all day Sunday searching through debris and the wreckage caused by a house explosion in Moon Township Saturday night.