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Trina Orlando

trinaorlando Trina OrlandoTrina Orlando joined the KDKA news team in August 2008 as the Westmoreland County Bureau Chief. She returned home to Pittsburgh from Erie, where she was the morning and noon anchor at WJET/WFXP.

Trina graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication with degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. While there, Trina was honored by the Broadcast Educators’ Association for her anchoring of a college newscast.

Since 2007, Trina has been active as a Big Sister in the Big Brother/Big Sister program. She has also worked with the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Northwestern Pennsylvania Autism Society.

Trina grew up in Westmoreland County and graduated from Mount Pleasant Area High School. She spent many summers taking classes at Saint Vincent College.

After three years in Los Angeles and three more in Erie, Trina is thrilled to be back covering her home turf.

When she’s not working, Trina enjoys vegetarian cooking, working out and visiting her friends around the country.

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2 Killed In Garfield Shooting

Police are investigating after two people were shot and killed in Garfield Tuesday night.

03/26/2014

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Family Devastated, Offering Reward After Their Dogs Are Shot

A Connellsville man is looking for answers after his dogs were shot and left for dead.

03/25/2014

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Rosslyn Farms Business Damaged By Fire

Officials are looking into the cause of a fire this morning at a business in Rosslyn Farms Borough.

03/18/2014

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Vandals Slash Tires, Key Vehicles At Pleasant Hills Restaurant

Police are investigating after several vehicles were vandalized outside of a restaurant in Pleasant Hills over the weekend.

03/18/2014

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Fire Damages Ambridge House, Cause Under Investigation

Firefighters are looking into the cause of a Monday morning fire in Ambridge.

03/17/2014

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Community Mourns 2 Teens Killed In Fayette Co. Crash

A Fayette County community is in mourning after two teenagers described as being popular students were killed in a crash Wednesday afternoon.

03/13/2014

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Former Ice Skating Champion Dies In Washington Co. Plane Crash

The man killed in a small plane crash Tuesday in Washington County was also a world renowned figure skater.

03/12/2014

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Woman Rescued From Washington Co. Fire

A woman was rescued from a house fire in Washington County early Tuesday morning.

03/11/2014

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Rally Planned Over Fayette Co. Prison Vote

Last month, Fayette County commissioners elected to build a new $30 million prison. It’s a decision residents are still angry about.

03/11/2014

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Beaver Co. Flower Shop Reopens After Fire

A Beaver County flower shop that was destroyed by fire on New Year’s Eve is reopening this weekend.

03/07/2014

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East Liberty Double Murder Suspect Declares Innocence

The man accused of killing two sisters in East Liberty in February claims he is innocent.

03/06/2014

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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Armstrong County Fire

One person was killed and another was injured in an Armstrong County fire late Tuesday night.

03/05/2014

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State Of Emergency Lifted In McKeesport

While we didn’t see much snow from this weekend’s storm, some communities in the Pittsburgh area are still feeling the effects.

03/04/2014

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Southern Counties Hit Hardest By Winter Storm

The region was bracing for a big snowstorm yesterday, but that storm veered further south than expected.

03/03/2014

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Public Works Building Destroyed By Fire

A fire early Friday morning in Industry, Beaver County, destroyed the borough’s public works building.

02/28/2014

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