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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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Oakmont SWAT Incident Comes To Peaceful End

One man is in custody after the Allegheny County Police SWAT Team surrounded a duplex in the 100-block of California Avenue in the Borough of Oakmont late Wednesday night.

02/26/2014

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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Cecil Twp. Fire

One person died and another was injured in an early Wednesday morning fire in Washington County.

02/26/2014

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Woman Sought After Allegedly Setting Wilkinsburg House Fire

olice are looking for a woman accused of setting a fire that damaged a home in Wilkinsburg Tuesday morning.

02/25/2014

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Girl, 12, Hit & Killed By Vehicle, Father Charged With DUI

A father has been charged with DUI following an accident where his daughter died after being was struck and dragged by the vehicle.

02/24/2014

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Child Struck, Killed By Father’s SUV In Stanton Heights

Investigators are at the scene of an accident on Schenley Manor Drive in Stanton Heights.

02/23/2014

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Woman Gets Dying Wish To Take Family To Disney World

A family is on its way to Disney World thanks to the generosity of a local organization.

02/21/2014

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1 Dead, 1 Injured In South Side Crash

One person was killed and another was injured in a Thursday morning crash on the South Side.

02/20/2014

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Woman Accused Of Stealing Terminally Ill Man’s Dog

A woman has been arrested after allegedly stealing a terminally ill man’s dog. She is also accused of assaulting several police officers.

02/19/2014

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1 Injured, Woman In Custody After Crafton Heights Shooting

One woman was injured and another was arrested following a shooting in Crafton Heights Monday morning.

02/17/2014

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Kelly O’s Diner Transforms To Make Girl’s Dream Come True

This Valentine’s Day, Jaime’s Dream Team is making a 12-year-old girl’s dream come true, after battling a lifelong illness.

02/14/2014

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3 Homes Destroyed By Fire In Swissvale

Three homes were destroyed by a fast moving fire in Swissvale Thursday morning.

02/13/2014

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Home Destroyed By Intense Lawrence Co. Fire

Firefighters were called to the scene of an intense fire that destroyed a home in Lawrence County early Wednesday morning.

02/12/2014

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Police Investigating Fatal North Side Shooting

Pittsburgh Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed on the North Side Monday night.

02/11/2014

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Derry Twp. Business Destroyed By Fire

A business in Westmoreland County was destroyed by a fire late Sunday night.

02/10/2014

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Officials Continue To Investigate Cause Of Brentwood Explosion

Investigators continue to look into the cause of a house explosion in Brentwood.

02/07/2014

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