Ralph Iannotti

iannotti Ralph IannottiRalph Iannotti began working as a KDKA-TV general assignment reporter in 1982. You can watch for his reports weeknights on KDKA-TV News at Eleven.

Ralph is an investigative reporter and produces a weekly segment called “Crime Stoppers” in cooperation with local police departments. This segment provides information to viewers about unsolved cases in an effort to bring the fugitives to justice. Ralph is well known for his gritty no-nonsense style and his track record of being first to break major stories.

Ralph started his broadcast career in 1968 as a radio talk show host with WAFS-AM in Amsterdam, New York. From 1967 to 1976, he worked as an announcer and then news director at radio station WPTR, in Albany, New York. In 1974, Ralph joined The New York Daily News as a special Albany correspondent. Two years later, he began working at WTEN-TV in Albany, New York as a weekend anchor, special projects coordinator, and general assignment/features reporter. While he was at WTEN-TV, Ralph received an award for producing the best local radio commercial.

Ralph recently, was the recipient of distinguished service award from the 2,000 member Pennsylvania Homicide Investigators Association – in recognition of his work with Western Pennsylvania Police Agencies.

Ralph attended Emerson College in Boston and currently lives in the South Hills. His hobbies include bike riding, weightlifting and jogging.

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Jury Convicts Man Of Killing 4 In Omaha, Including Monroeville Native

A former doctor was convicted Wednesday of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school, including a doctor originally from Monroeville and his wife.

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Playboy Model’s Father Speaks Out On Her Death: ‘After What Happened, I Would Not Go To [Chiropractor]’

Playboy model Katie May, a native of the Pittsburgh area, died last February in the state of California after she visited a chiropractor because of neck pain.


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‘Floppy Hat Bandit’ Facing More Charges In Robbery Spree

A man dubbed “the floppy hat bandit” is now in the Allegheny County Jail, facing additional charges.


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Man Shot 3 Times In Arlington Heights

Police are investigating after a man was shot three times in Arlington Heights Tuesday evening.


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Plum Mustangs Honor Assistant Coach Who Died This Week

In the Plum locker room Friday night before the kickoff of the Plum-Connellsville game, there was a prayer and a moment of silence.


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Surveillance Camera Catches Determined Burglar At Dunbar Twp. Home

An unwanted visitor showed up at the door of Erica Cole’s home in Fayette County this week.


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Crime Stoppers: Mothers Of Shooting Victims Make Plea For Witnesses To Come Forward

Two Pittsburgh mothers who lost their sons to gun violence are pleading with possible witnesses to come forward.


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Violent Robbery Of Truck Driver Prompts SWAT Situation

The violent attempted robbery of a truck driver in Penn Hills prompted a SWAT situation this afternoon at a nearby home in the East Hills of Pittsburgh.


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Police: Mt. Lebanon Man Sexually Assaulted Teen Girl Multiple Times

A South Hills man is in jail; accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl he met online.


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Deer Survives 40-Foot Fall From Bridge, Through Roof Of Municipal Garage

A deer survived after falling about 40-feet from a bridge and through the roof of a building in Beaver County over the weekend.


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Penn Hills School District Temporarily Lifts Hoodie Ban

The Penn Hills School Board of Directors has done an about face and lifted its ban on students wearing hoodies in school.


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Police Arrest Suspect In Shooting Near Restaurant In Monroeville

Police made an arrest in a shooting earlier this week in the parking lot of a restaurant in Monroeville.


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Whitehall Police: ‘Felony Lane Gang’ May Be Responsible For Vehicle Break-Ins

A rash of smash and grab break-ins involving cars has police and local residents concerned.


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Police Find Body Of Young Man Missing Since Fatal Shooting During Alleged Drug Deal

The young man who has been missing since the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy last week in Beaver County has also been found dead.


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Couple Dead Of Suspected Overdoses In McKeesport, 3 Kids Hospitalized

Three children were hospitalized Monday evening after a couple was found dead from suspected drug overdoses inside a home in McKeesport.



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