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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Double Murder, Dismemberment In Penn Hills May Have Been Sparked By Argument

Police sources tell KDKA-TV News that an argument may have provoked a horrific double murder and the dismemberment of the elderly victim’s bodies in Penn Hills.

12/17/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Steve Willing)

State Police Investigate Possible Murder-Suicide In Marianna

State Police and the Washington County Coroner’s Office are investigating after two people were killed in a shooting in Marianna this afternoon.

12/16/2014

Photo Credit: KDKA

DA: Fired Century III Mall Manager Stole $51K

The fired manager of the Century III Mall has been charged with stealing more than $51,000, which he then spent mostly as casinos.

12/15/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photographer Tim Lawson)

Third Exchange Store Robbed At Gunpoint

Police were called to a store in Squirrel Hill after it was robbed at gunpoint.

12/13/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Central Valley Tries For State Title In Wake Of Player’s Death

Central Valley High School carried the No. 60 jersey of Dominick Treemarchi onto the field with them before Friday night’s state title game, just days after they attended his funeral.

12/12/2014

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Authorities “Perplexed” By Embalmed Human Remains Found In Beaver Co.

Partial human remains were found today by a student going to school in Economy Borough, Beaver County.

12/12/2014

Photo Credit: KDKA

Utility Companies Change Stance, Will Allow Banners To Honor Fallen Heroes

Local utility companies have changed their policy, and say they will now allow a Butler County town to honor their fallen military members.

12/11/2014

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Police: Argument Leads To Stabbing In Westmoreland County

A Westmoreland County teenager is facing attempted homicide and related charges after State Police say he stabbed a man who was fighting the teen’s father outside their home.

12/11/2014

(Photo Credit: McDonald Police Department)

Real-Life Grinches Caught After Stealing Salvation Army Kettle

Two people are facing charges after police say they stole a Salvation Army donation kettle to pay for drugs.

12/09/2014

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Protests Shut Down Major Pittsburgh Roads

Pittsburgh Police said there were no arrests Friday night after as many as 400 to 500 demonstrators temporarily forced the closing of a section of the Parkway East, Carson Street, the Smithfield Street Bridge and several other roads.

12/05/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Man Working For Vendor Racks Up $7,000 On County Credit Card

Allegheny County wants one of it’s many vendors to reimburse it more than seven thousand dollars.

12/04/2014

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Police Look For Suspect In Fatal Wilkinsburg Restaurant Shooting

It was three months ago when 31-year-old Lyneill Williams was shot and killed as he sat in the Fireside Restaurant on Penn Avenue in Wilkinsburg.

12/03/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Man To Undergo Mental Evaluation, Face Charges After Shooting Out Transformers

An incident sent the bomb squad and other emergency crews to West Mifflin on Friday evening.

11/28/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Pregnant Woman Dies After Being Hit By Car On North Side

A pregnant woman has died after being struck by a car outside of a Rite Aid store this afternoon on Pittsburgh’s North Side.

11/26/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

NAACP Leader Urges Violence Not The Answer After Ferguson Decision

Connie Parker, President of the Pittsburgh chapter of the NAACP said violence was not the answer to fixing “a broken down criminal justice system.”

11/25/2014

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