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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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Police Searching For Teen In Connection With Pizza Delivery Carjacking

A pizza delivery driver helped to apprehend two teens accused of carjacking him the day before. However, police are still searching for a third suspect.

02/06/2014

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Northern Counties Hit Hard By Latest Storm

People in Butler County are dealing with more snow than most in the region after the latest round of winter weather moved through the area.

02/05/2014

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Several Displaced After South Side Apartment Building Fire

Several people were displaced after their South Side apartment building caught fire early Tuesday morning.

02/04/2014

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Friends Mourn Death Of Gannon University Student

Investigators in Erie are continuing to look into the death of a Gannon University student over the weekend.

02/03/2014

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Crews Battle Plant Fire In Petrolia

Crews battled a fire at a petroleum plant overnight.

01/31/2014

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K-9 Continues To Recover From Stabbing Injury

A Pittsburgh police K-9 that was injured in line of duty is continuing to recover at the Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty Emergency Center.

01/30/2014

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3 Officers Injured, K-9 Stabbed During Lawrenceville Arrest

Three Pittsburgh police officers and a K-9 were injured Tuesday night while police tried to arrest a wanted man.

01/28/2014

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Schools Closed, Warming Centers Open Due To Extreme Cold

People around the area are taking the frigid weather very seriously and many schools around the area are closed today.

01/28/2014

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Salt Shortage Has Some Municipalities In Conservation Mode

Crews across the area are still cleaning up from the weekend snow and now, more snow is falling. However, the big problem is a salt shortage.

01/27/2014

Left: Daniel Brice, Center: Frank Gibbs, Right: John Hayden (Photo Credit: Allegheny County’s Sheriff’s Office)

Allegheny Co. Sheriff’s Deputies Nab 3 Fugitives

Allegheny County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three fugitives overnight, including two sex offenders.

01/23/2014

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Dressing In Layers Is Key To Staying Warm In Extreme Cold

Staying warm in this weather is not easy, especially if you have to go outside. But, there are some things you can do to protect yourself from the elements.

01/22/2014

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Snow Makes Travel Tricky In Washington County

In Washington County, the snow started falling long before daybreak.

01/21/2014

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Greensburg Fatal Domestic Dispute Investigation Continues

The residents of a Westmoreland County apartment complex were shaken after a domestic dispute turned deadly Sunday.

01/20/2014

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Man, Woman Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Crafton

Police are investigating after a woman and her estranged husband were found dead this morning in Crafton in an apparent murder-suicide.

01/15/2014

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Man Jumps From Bridge After Chase, Mud Breaks His Fall

A man is in custody after leading police on a wild chase early Tuesday morning.

01/14/2014

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