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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Woman, Child Hospitalized After Truck Loses Brakes, Lands On Top Of Car

A woman and child were taken to the hospital after their car was hit by a truck that lost its brakes.

19 hours ago

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Armstrong Co. Jail Inmate Escapes, Considered Murder Suspect

Police in Armstrong County are looking for an inmate who escaped from jail.

22 hours ago

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Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers Offering Reward In Knoxville Shooting

A 47-year-old woman is still hospitalized, 10 days after she was shot and critically wounded in the city’s Knoxville section.

07/30/2015

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Suspects Identified In Barbershop Murder, 1 In Custody

Pittsburgh Police have identified two suspects in the weekend murder of Marshall-Shadeland barbershop owner.

07/29/2015

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Barbershop Owner Killed In Marshall-Shadeland

A 44-year old barber was fatally shot Saturday evening at his Marshall-Shadeland shop.

07/26/2015

Pittsburgh Police Cmdr. Larry Scirotto addressing the media. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

Police Probe Officer Involved Shooting In Carrick

Pittsburgh Police are investigating a shooting involving a police officer that happened in Carrick Saturday morning.

07/25/2015

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Grandview Park Hosts Concert To Benefit St. Basil’s Church After Violence Closes Festival

A benefit concert will be held at Grandview Park in Allentown to help St. Basil’s Parish after it had to cancel its annual church festival because of violence.

07/24/2015

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Child Sex Trade Investigation Leads To Charges Against 2 Local Men

A two-year investigation into the child sex trade has resulted in the arrests of two local men, one of whom pleaded guilty to charges in federal court one day ago and the other who police tracked to another state and have now brought back here to also face charges.

07/22/2015

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Pleasant Hills Man Killed In Freak South Carolina Highway Mishap While On Vacation

David Sippey, 45, of Pleasant Hills, was supposed to be vacationing with his family this week in Myrtle Beach; instead, his family is planning a funeral.

07/21/2015

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Volunteers Converge On Bankrupt Homestead Cemetery

The Homestead Cemetery in Munhall facing bankruptcy is about to get a group of visitors.

07/10/2015

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Man Accused Of Robbing, Beating Elderly Woman Found Guilty On All Counts

The man accused of robbing and beating a 91-year-old woman was in court again for the continuation of his trial.

07/09/2015

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Upset Families Protest After Being Locked Out Of Cemetery Facing Imminent Bankruptcy

To the chants of “take the chain down” and “cut the chain,” several dozen protestors gathered at the entrance to the Homestead Cemetery in Munhall Wednesday evening.

07/08/2015

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Charges Filed Against Mom Of 3-Year-Old Girl Found Dead In Ravine

The mother of a 3-year-old girl found dead in a Swissvale ravine last month has been arrested on charges she asphyxiated her.

07/07/2015

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Time, Money Run Out For Historic Homestead Cemetery

The 34-acre Homestead Cemetery in Munhall ceased operations this past Tuesday, because it has run out of money.

07/02/2015

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Hundreds Show Up To Rally Supporting New Kensington Cobbler After Robbery

He’s served the Westmoreland community for most of his life and now it’s time for the community to give back.

07/01/2015

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