Ralph 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.
Police are looking for new leads in the cold case murder investigation into the fatal shooting a well-known barber in Homewood.
One person was killed in a shooting late Tuesday night in Uniontown, Fayette County.
Flames were shooting from the windows and smoke billowed high into the sky when fire broke out Monday afternoon at a duplex in Brackenridge.
A geyser shot water high into the air over West Elizabeth early Friday evening.
In a study just published in the medical journal “Pediatrics,” UPMC doctors detailed the case of an 18-year-old Pennsylvania teenager, a restaurant hostess, who recently started vaping.
A man is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in his elderly aunt’s beating earlier this year in Lawrence County.
A letter carrier on his usual route was making his rounds when he attacked by at least three Pit bulls who were running free on Tuesday in Beaver.
At Carrick High School, an unidentified student is facing charges in Juvenile Court after police say he tried to bring heroin into school.
Police are hoping surveillance video will lead to tips in an unsolved murder from last month in the city’s East End.
Republican millionaire Don Blankenship conceded defeat late Tuesday night in the West Virginia Republican U.S. Senate Primary.
The Belle Vernon School Board voted unanimously on Monday evening to accept the resignation of Superintendent Dr. John Wilkinson.
It was an emotional scene Friday evening outside the Mohammed Mosque in Wilkinsburg, near the spot where a man was shot multiple times.
A local angler is grabbing a lot of attention for his incredibly rare catch in the waters of the Kiski River.
Police are hoping the public can help them solve the murder of a young father of four who was fatally shot in McKees Rocks.
Flanked by her security guard, it was just before 10 o’clock Wednesday night when Stormy Daniels made a quick exit from an SUV and scooted quickly into to the Blush Gentlemen’s Club.