Marty Griffin

griffin Marty GriffinMarty Griffin returned to KDKA-TV as an Investigative Reporter in April of 2003.

Marty has been carrying the torch for consumers for several years. He brings his experience back to the Pittsburgh area where he was a well known investigative reporter. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Ohio University.

Marty has won many awards for reporting and investigative journalism. He won a Regional Emmy for Outstanding Investigative Reporting. He has also won a Broadcast Achievement Award for an Investigative Series on a Probe of the Dallas Cowboys and Michael Irvin from The Heartland Foundation of Texas.

He is happy to return to KDKA-TV and to the Pittsburgh area where he was born and raised — and a large portion of his family still resides.

Marty is married to KDKA-TV Reporter/Anchor Kristine Sorensen. They have two daughters and a son.

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“Grandparent Scam” Targets Victims By Pretending Loved Ones Are Hurt

A new scam targets elderly people by pretending loved ones, like grandchildren, are hurt and need help.

07/30/2015

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Get Marty: Toys ‘R’ Us Layaway Limbo

A local family… stuck in layaway limbo. They paid for a swing-set, but were then told they couldn’t have it. That’s when they decided to “Get Marty.”

They had to do a little heavy lifting at the Toys ‘R Us in Monaca, but the real work took place long before Josh and Danielle Ginther loaded up the swing set.

07/27/2015

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Hearing Postponed For Forest Hills Bank Robbery Suspect

A woman accused of robbing a bank in Forest Hills was scheduled to appear in court today.

07/22/2015

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Former Allegheny Co. Coroner Questions Kurt Cobain’s Death As Suicide In New Film

Dr. Cyril Wecht is right in the middle of another controversial case.

07/16/2015

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Fayette Co. Substitute Teacher & Father Arrested On Child Porn Charges

A father and son have been arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography in Fayette County.

07/15/2015

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Attempted Luring Incidents Put Patterson Twp. Community On Edge

Neighbors in Beaver County are on alert after recent reports of attempted child lurings.

07/14/2015

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Mayor Reassures Pizza Shop Owner After 2 Recent Armed Robberies

A local pizza shop owner says two robberies in a matter of weeks may be enough to drive him out of business, but the mayor is trying to reassure him that the city has his back.

07/14/2015

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Get Marty: Woman Promised Compensation After Home Trashed By State Police

Police took over a local woman’s home while dealing with a standoff down the street.

07/13/2015

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Family Stuck In Puerto Rico After Son Suffers Brain Bleed

The family of a little boy who got sick while on vacation in Puerto Rico needs help to make it back to the US.

07/03/2015

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Woman Accused Of Escaping Police Custody Appears In Court

An inmate accused of escaping from police custody was in court Wednesday morning.

07/01/2015

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7 Dead, Dozens Injured In Philadelphia Amtrak Derailment

Daylight on Wednesday revealed the devastation caused by an Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia that left at least six people dead and dozens injured, several critically, in a terrifying wreck that plunged passengers into darkness and chaos.

05/13/2015

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Access Driver Accused Of Raping Woman With Down Syndrome Going To Trial

An access vehicle driver accused of raping a woman with Down syndrome will go to trial.

04/09/2015

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Fire Marshal Investigates Cause Of Blaze That Destroyed Collector’s Moon Twp. Home

Crews have been called to the scene of a house fire in Moon Township.

03/30/2015

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16-Year-Old Family Horse Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver

An alleged drunk driver took the life of a beloved family pet in Butler County.

03/19/2015

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Get Marty: Crumbling Stairs At South Hills Junction Leave Woman Badly Injured

Crumbling stairs are causing big problems for people at the South Hills Junction.

03/16/2015

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