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 Suffers Broken Leg In Rite Aid Robbery

A woman was hurt on Sunday when another woman tried to rob her in Rostraver Township.


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Missing 4-Year-Old Found Safe After Wandering Away From Home

Chippewa Police, firefighters, other first responders and volunteers fanned out in a Chippewa neighborhood late Sunday afternoon.


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Crime Stoppers Looking For ‘Big Nose Bandit’ Bank Robber

A man suspected of robbing at least half a dozen Pittsburgh banks during the past couple of years has struck again.


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Fox Chapel Police Warn Residents To Be On Alert After 3 Burglaries

Police are asking people in Fox Chapel to be on alert for any suspicious activity after three recent burglaries.


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Perryopolis Home Destroyed By Fast-Moving Fire

Crews are battling a house fire this evening in Fayette County.


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Student Found Dead In Waynesburg University Dorm Room

Police are investigating after one person was found dead inside a dorm room at Waynesburg University.


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Police: Suspect May Have Waited For Police Patrol To Leave Before Robbing Bank

Police are looking for a suspect after a bank robbery on Friday evening in Beaver County.


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‘Wolves In Sheep’s Clothing’: Man Beaten, Robbed By Couple He Tried To Help

A Butler Township man wanted to help a couple who showed up at his door, but instead, he ended up in the hospital after they came back in the middle of the night, robbed and roughed him up.


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Crime Stoppers: Man’s Injuries In ’06 Beating Led To His Death Last Year

Allegheny County Police say the 2016 death of a West Mifflin man has been officially ruled a homicide by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner.


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Monessen Residents Voice Concerns To School Board Over Rumored Tax Hike

It was a packed house Monday night in Monessen at a School Board meeting.


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Officials: 2 People Dead, 2 Others Wounded In Swissvale Shooting

Two men are dead and two others were injured in a shooting Monday night at a Swissvale apartment building.


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Veterinarians To Operate On Puppy Found With Metal Rod Lodged In His Head

There’s an overabundance of puppy love at the University Veterinary Specialists animal hospital in McMurray, and for good reason.


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Fire Marshal Probing Separate Blazes In Bridgeville, Stowe Twp.

Two house fires Thursday night are now under investigation by Allegheny County Fire Marshal.


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Knoch High School Junior Killed In Rollover Crash On Route 8

A crash on Route 8 in Butler County claimed the life of a Knoch High School junior Wednesday afternoon.


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Boil Water Advisory Issued For Thousands Of PWSA Users

Two dozen neighborhoods in the city of Pittsburgh are under a Flush and Boil Water Advisory until further notice.



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