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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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State Police: Michigan Man Pretending To Be Heart Surgeon Rips Off Nemacolin Resort

Police are looking for a man who they say swindled the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Fayette County out of thousands of dollars.

07/25/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Local Teen Says She’s Lucky To Be Alive After Dairy Queen Crash

There are new details on the terrifying moments inside the Dairy Queen in Penn Hills, as a truck crashed through the side of the restaurant.

07/24/2014

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Jitney Driver Maced During Wilkinsburg Carjacking

Wilkinsburg Police say a 58-year-old jitney driver was sprayed in the face with mace Wednesday night in a carjacking incident.

07/23/2014

(Photo Credit: Ralph Iannotti/KDKA)

1 Killed, 1 Wounded In Homewood Shooting

One person was killed and a second person was injured when gunfire rang out in Homewood this afternoon.

07/22/2014

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McCandless Residents Speak Out Against Proposed New Walmart

There was standing room only Monday night at a meeting of the McCandless Zoning Board as it considers a proposal by Walmart to build a store off McKnight Road.

07/21/2014

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Child Rushed To Hospital After Near-Drowning In Hill District Bathtub

A child has been rushed to the hospital after a near-drowning in a bathtub at a residence in Pittsburgh’s Hill District.

07/11/2014

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Uniontown Man Angry Over Cell Phone Debt Shoots Pit Bull

A man who entered a victim’s home uninvited and shot the victim’s dog has been taken into custody in Uniontown.

07/11/2014

(Source: Facebook/Nancy Gardener)

Whitehall Native Found Murdered In Washington State

The boyfriend of a Whitehall native has been arrested after she was reported missing last month and later found murdered across the country in Washington State.

07/10/2014

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Police Take Man In Wheelchair Into Custody After Oakland Stabbing

A man in a wheelchair was taken into police custody after a stabbing in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section this afternoon.

07/09/2014

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Emergency Crews Called To Fox Chapel Yacht Club

Emergency crews are on the scene of an incident near the Fox Chapel Yacht Club in O’Hara Township.

07/04/2014

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Investigators Release Timeline After Teen Girl’s Body Found In Landfill

Authorities in Ohio released details in the case of a teenager whose body was found in a landfill in Mercer County.

07/03/2014

Photo Credit: KDKA

Family’s Car Set On Fire Outside Butler Home

Police are investigating a possible arson, after a Butler family says their car was set on fire in front of their house.

07/01/2014

(Source: Facebook/Gina Burger)

Police Arrest Murder Suspect Accused Of Stabbing Ohio Girl

Police have arrested an 18-year old suspect in the stabbing death of an Ohio girl found at a Mercer County dump.

07/01/2014

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Zoning Board Makes No Decision On Controversial McKeesport Strip Club

No decision was made at a zoning board hearing held Monday night to discuss a controversial gentlemen’s club in McKeesport.

06/30/2014

(Source: Allegheny County Police)

Police Searching For Assault Suspect In Swissvale

The search is on in the Swissvale area this evening for a man accused of assaulting his girlfriend.

06/28/2014

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