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.
Now, sources indicate UPMC will make major changes in security here and on all UPMC campuses. Employees like Katie Bottoms who has worked here for decades call the changes necessary.
With no corporate sponsors and the costs of county employees replacing all of the lights every year along with overtime and security – $1.5 million – more than $1 million this year. The price is too high for taxpayers.
There are new details in the ongoing sex assault case involving a Pittsburgh Public Schools police officer.
There is new information following a KDKA Investigation into allegations of improper conduct by a Pittsburgh school district police officer. New alleged victims have reached out to KDKA Investigator Marty Griffin.
The KDKA investigators have learned that Pittsburgh Police are investigating whether a Pittsburgh School Police officer sexually assaulted a student more than a decade ago.
The DEA and FBI investigated suspicious activity inside an abandoned church in McKees Rocks and now one person is in custody. The building has been abandoned for about 20 years.
Nearly 2,000 patients are being advised to get tested for Hepatitis C. The warning comes after a man who worked in a hospital in our area was accused of tampering with needles and infecting dozens of people at other hospitals with the disease.
Friends and loved ones of a young woman killed in a freak accident on the Parkway West came out for her viewing in Millvale. Katie Puwalowski, 19, died from her injuries after a tire from a Jeep Cherokee bounced into her path late Monday night.
A tractor trailer apparently veered off Route 422 in Armstrong County and plowed through a home. It happened in Plumcreek Township — southeast of Kittanning.
State police and a drug task force raided nearly a dozen local gas stations and convenience stores for synthetic drugs. Investigators are expecting to fill a U-Haul truck by the end of the day. The raids are a result of a two-month undercover investigation.
Police say a man found along a highway in Young Township, Indiana County, had been beaten, stuffed in a container, dumped on the side of the road, set on fire and almost shot.
A woman accused of starting a fight at the Chuck E. Cheese in Monroeville will stand trial. Lynaa Dobbins, 21, is accused of attacking two women at a birthday party.
A woman was stabbed to death in New Castle and her husband is in jail after reportedly confessing to the murder. Neighbors say it was only a matter of time after watching a pattern of violence that just wouldn’t stop and unfortunately, many other women are faced with the same thing.
In documents obtained by KDKA-TV investigators, the Attorney General’s Office indicates former vice president Schultz kept a secret file with allegations regarding Sandusky and sex abuse.
Tommy Hearn has one picture of his father who is dead after drugs and alcohol killed him and no photos of his mom who died from a drug overdose. He has one picture of himself from Holy Family Institute where he was raised. He spent 10 years of his life at the facility for troubled children.
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