Kevin Acklin

Dozens Turn Out For Meeting About North Side ViolenceDozens of residents turned up at a meeting in Brighton Heights on a recent surge in violence on the North Side.
Thousands Expected To Attend St. Patrick's Day Parade DowntownThousands of people are expected to head to Downtown Pittsburgh this weekend for the annual Saint Patrick’s Day celebration.
VisitPittsburgh Funding On Hold, County Controller Wants Explanation Of "Undercover Boss" ContributionVisitPittsburgh won’t get nearly $700,000 in funding until it explains the $25,000 contribution to the show “Undercover Boss,” says Allegheny County Controller Chelsa Wagner.
City, Penguins Sued Over Development Of Civic Arena SiteThe renovation of the former Civic Arena site hit a snag Friday, after a lawsuit was filed against the city and Pittsburgh Penguins.
Pittsburgh, UPMC Drop Lawsuits Over Nonprofit StatusThe City of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have dropped opposing lawsuits over the hospital network's nonprofit status.
Afternoon News Dives Into The Luke Bryan Wrap Up The KDKA Afternoon News is taking a look at Luke Bryan this weekend from a variety of viewpoints.
$1,800 Coffee Machine Order Leads To Changes In Mayor's Office New changes are taking place in Mayor Bill Peduto’s office after word got out that nearly $2,000 was spent on a coffee machine, raising some eyebrows.
Mayor’s Chief-Of-Staff: “No Further Shifting” On Mt. Washington HillsideIn a split second, the façade of Mount Washington changed.
Public Safety Employees' Runaway Overtime Investigated They worked the hours, they earned the money fair and square.
Peduto Inauguration To Be Held In Bitter Cold WeatherPreparations are getting finalized for Monday's inaugural festivities of Pittsburgh Mayor-elect Bill Peduto.
Mayor-Elect’s Chief-Of-Staff Looks Up To Grandfather, MotherMayor-elect Bill Peduto has known him for years, but he's not exactly well-known to the public. Attorney Kevin Acklin will soon be the city's number two man -- as Peduto's chief of staff.
Peduto Transition Team On Track For Jan. 6 Swearing-InOver 1,200 citizens took part in drafting what Mayor-elect Bill Peduto calls a blue-print for the city, yielding 47 different reports on how to improve city services.