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.
A man is facing charges after an unusual bank robbery attempt. It all started shortly after 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Allegheny Valley Bank in the 2000-block of Mount Troy Road.
City Controller Michael Lamb says the problem is all over the city – an uncoordinated paving schedule allows city crews to put markers down one day and tear them up a short time later in a repaving project.
He blames it all on bad planning.
One crew comes through and paints double lines on a long stretch of Steuben Street in the West End and a few minutes later, another crew comes along and tears up the same street for repaving.
A New Castle man is lucky to be alive. He was rescued after he apparently fell through the roof of the burned out former Shenango China plant.
A local woman says because of a new Pennsylvania law, she was fired for something she did 30 years ago. The law requires anyone who works with children – and has been convicted of any felonies – to be fired.
A store clerk was beaten and kicked while trying to stop a shoplifter at Monroeville Mall.
The doctors and nurses in the emergency room who first treated Fred Wikert, of McCandless, told him it looked like he was hit by a bus. Wikert, on a motorcycle, did a header after he slammed into an HOV lane safety gate.
A trolley derailment, which caused significant delays over the weekend appears to have been caused by human error. Sources told KDKA-TV Investigator Marty Griffin that there is no concern of it being sabotage and was simply operator and supervisor error.
The KDKA Investigators have uncovered two disturbing cases of sexual assault that involve women with special needs. A woman with Down syndrome said she was sexually assaulted on an ACCESS bus on the way to a volunteer job.
The woman, who did not want to be identified, told KDKA Investigator Marty Griffin that she saw a city officer pistol-whip Anthony Kenney during a traffic stop on the North Side. She says she could hear the whole thing from her living room.
A man is suing Pittsburgh police claiming he was brutalized and stopped for what his lawyers call, “driving while black.”
New details have surfaced regarding what was going on at the house where Ken Konias was arrested.
The FBI has labeled the University of Pittsburgh bomb threat case as a top priority and it believes it is closing in on the person responsible.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is promising a full investigation following allegations that a county mental health employee refused to admit Western Psych killer John Shick for treatment.
The cleanup started Friday inside of an apartment that was the home of a habitual hoarder. A week ago, Allegheny County Sheriff’s deputies ordered Ken Goldsmith out of his apartment in Friendship after a 10-month battle with his landlord, Connie Lucey.
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