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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Nashville Teen Accused Of Threatening Brashear HS, Several Other Schools

A Nashville teen has been arrested on a state terrorism charge after being accused of threatening schools in Tennessee and three other states.

23 hours ago

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Body Pulled From Yough River In Ohiopyle Is That Of Man Who Slipped Into Water

The body of a man who went over the falls at Ohiopyle State Park in Fayette County last month was pulled from the Youghiogheny River late Thursday afternoon.

04/16/2015

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7-Year-Old Girl In Critical Condition After Being Hit By School Van

A 7-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after being hit by a school van.

04/16/2015

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Crime Stoppers Seeking Answers In Stanton Heights Homicide

Pittsburgh Police are reaching out to the public for help in the investigation into the shooting death of 20-year-old Jordan Kearney of Stanton Heights.

04/15/2015

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Remains Of 4 Dead Dogs Found In Shallow Creek In Butler County

Police are investigating after a father and his young son made the gruesome discovery of the remains of four dead dogs just off of the side of a local road near the Butler County-Armstrong County border.

04/13/2015

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Man Acquitted In Assault Of Steelers’ Lineman Arrested For Violating Probation

One of the men acquitted last year in the assault of Pittsburgh Steelers’ lineman Mike Adams was arrested in Beaver County Thursday evening.

04/02/2015

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Police: Missing Man Hasn’t Taken His Medication In Over 24 Hours

Authorities are looking for a man who disappeared from a personal care home and suffers from a number of health problems.

04/02/2015

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Crime Stoppers Offers Reward In Unsolved Homewood Murder

Pittsburgh Police say no suspects have been identified and no motive has been established in the shooting death of 53-year-old Thomas McClellan of East Liberty.

04/01/2015

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1 Wounded In North Braddock Home Invasion

Police are investigating a violent home invasion in North Braddock Tuesday night that sent one person to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

03/31/2015

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Body Pulled From Mon River In Charleroi

The Washington County Coroner’s Office and Charleroi Police have positively identify the body of a man pulled Monday night from the Monongahela River in Charleroi.

03/30/2015

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4 Arrested After Separate South Side Fights

Pittsburgh Police made four arrests early this morning after two separate incidents on Carson Street, on the city’s South Side.

03/29/2015

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Fugitive In Custody Following Lengthy Westmoreland Co. Standoff

Police are at the scene of a standoff in Westmoreland County.

03/27/2015

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Penn Hills School District: No Allegations Of Missing Money

A day after the Penn Hills School District business manager Richard Liberto was placed on administrative leave and told to hand over his office keys and cell phone, district officials haven’t yet fully explained why he was let go.

03/27/2015

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2 Missing Pittsburgh Men Found Dead In Ohio River In W. Va.

Pittsburgh Police say two men who went missing last year are both dead.

03/26/2015

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Girl Falls More Than 50 Feet Off Steep Cliff In New Brighton

A 14-year-old girl was injured Wednesday evening in Beaver County when she lost her balance and fell over a steep cliff in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, overlooking the Beaver River.

03/25/2015

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