Katelyn Sykes, WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Katelyn Sykes

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Past articles by Katelyn:

Omicron: The two key questions Pittsburgh doctors are waiting to get answered

As the White House called the new COVID-19 variant omicron a cause for concern, but not panic, Pittsburgh health officials say two key questions could be answered in the next 7-10 days that could provide more information about the little-known variant. → Read More

Business owners banking on big bucks during Small Business Saturday

After another tough year for businesses during the pandemic, small business owners are banking on Small Business Saturday to help their bottom line. → Read More

Incident at Mall at Robinson sends shoppers running in panic

"People were shoving, screaming, crying." Shoppers at the Mall at Robinson thought gunfire erupted during an altercation in the food court and left in panic. → Read More

Light of Life Rescue Mission to serve 1000 hot meals on Thanksgiving

For more than 50 years, the Light of Life Rescue Mission has served Thanksgiving meals to those in need. → Read More

Community rallies behind firefighter who lost home in fire

James Mosser has been a volunteer firefighter for Homestead for 17-years. On November 3, Mosser responded to a fire at his own home. → Read More

Pittsburgh's 106th Christmas tree arrives to city-county building

The 48-foot blue spruce made a giant journey into town on Saturday from the Lincoln Place neighborhood, and it brought along a special story. → Read More

Hundreds of Mt. Lebanon students receive first COVID-19 vaccine dose

The district hosted a vaccination clinic on Friday and said more than 1300 students, age 5-11, were receiving their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. → Read More

McKeesport police car crashes, rolls onto roof

The police car was reportedly responding to a fire when the crash happened at Versailles and Union avenues. → Read More

McKeesport man charged with killing mother of his unborn child

On Friday, police charged Isaac Christopher Smith, 25, with homicide and homicide of an unborn child, in the death of Karli Short, 26. → Read More

Campus Safety Conference underway in Pittsburgh

The 3-day event gives educators and law enforcement officials tips and ideas on how to keep students and teachers safe. → Read More

"A Dream House" - New non-profit to help youth in foster care system

Thousands of children in Pennsylvania's foster care system are waiting to be adopted. In Pittsburgh, a woman who went through the system as a teenager is on a mission to make life easier for them while they hope for a new home. → Read More

Pittsburgh police investigating home invasion in Fineview

Police say Thomas Harper got inside an apartment through a window, put a gun to a woman's head, threatened her to not make a sound, then stole a jar of cash and a purse. → Read More

Hampton football team helps neighbors cleanup damage from tornado

Green Valley Drive in Hampton Township was one of the hardest hit areas when a tornado came through on Thursday night. But on Saturday, the neighborhood got some much needed help cleaning up. → Read More

New billboard breathes new life into decades-old missing persons case

Friends and family of a teenager missing for 34-years say a new billboard put up near the last place she was seen in Blairsville has lead to several new tips into her disappearance. → Read More

Nearly century-old YMCA building revamped into affordable housing

A partnership between ACTION Housing and the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh has brought new life into the former Centre Avenue YMCA building in the Hill District. → Read More

New President, CEO takes over Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

Doctor Jeremy Goodman officially took over as President and CEO at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium on Friday, October 1 → Read More

American Airlines employee speaks out against COVID-19 vaccine mandate

"I'm going to go down fighting." American Airlines employee fighting back against COVID-19 vaccine mandate just announced by company → Read More

Hundreds rally, march for women's rights in Pittsburgh

Women's March Pittsburgh is one of several nation-wide events happening on Saturday ahead of the Supreme Court reconvening on October 4. → Read More

Kennywood: Phantom Fall Fest begins Friday

Kennywood Park's Phantom Fall Fest will begin Friday. The event will give park visitors ride time during daylight hours before evening haunted attractions start. → Read More

New efforts to find teenager last seen in Blairsville in 1987

Alicia Markovich was only 15-years-old when she was last seen along Dunn Avenue in Blairsville 34 years ago. → Read More