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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PennDOT To Close Parkway West Overnight For Construction

Get ready for some major traffic delays as the Parkway West will now be closed overnight.

09/30/2014

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Workers Patching Potholes May Have Sparked Fire At Oakmont Church

A devastating fire tore through an historic church in Oakmont Friday, leaving the sanctuary in ruins and parishioner heartbroken.

09/19/2014

Darshele Johnson (Source: Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers)

Crime Stoppers: Suspect Sought In Penn Hills Murder

Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers says a warrant has been issued for the arrest of a man in connection with a murder last month.

09/19/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Homeless Man Accused Of Raping Woman On City’s North Side

A man who is believed to be homeless is now behind bars, accused of grabbing a woman, pulling her into a secluded area on the North Side and raping her.

09/19/2014

(Source: Pennsylvania State Police)

Former FBI Profiler Describes Ambush Suspect As “Assassin”

As the search continues for the man accused of ambushing state troopers last week, killing one and wounding another, many are trying to understand his mindset.

09/18/2014

Photo Credit: Pennsylvania State Police

Police: Shooting Suspect’s Dad Says His Son Was An “Excellent Shot”

A law enforcement official says a suspect in the killing of a trooper and the critical wounding of another outside a barracks recently lived with his parents in a town about 20 miles from the shooting scene.

09/16/2014

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Mom Killed In Wilkinsburg Fire Remembered At Candlelight Vigil

One day after a fatal fire left several people homeless in Wilkinsburg, family and friends gathered together to remember the woman who was killed.

09/13/2014

(Source: Pittsburgh Police)

Police: Suspect Abducted, Raped Woman Repeatedly In Brookline

Pittsburgh Police have arrested a Brookline man, charging him with rape, kidnapping, robbery and assault after they say he abducted a 21-year-old woman from a West Liberty Avenue gas station.

09/10/2014

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CBS EXCLUSIVE: Goodell Answers Questions About Ray Rice Video

Roger Goodell answered tough questions about what the league knew about that elevator video, and when.

09/09/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Police: Man Shoots Son’s Pregnant Girlfriend, Turns Gun On Self

Police are investigating a shooting in Penn Hills.

09/05/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

School Board Member Arrested In Wedding Night Brawl A “No Show” At Meeting

A member of a wedding party arrested last weekend after a brawl aboard the Gateway Clipper didn’t show up in McKees Rocks Thursday evening where he’s a member of the school board.

09/04/2014

(Source: Twila Lindsey)

Beaver Co. Man Released From Jail After Metal Pipe Assault By Ex-Girlfriend

A Beaver County man, arrested by Aliquippa Police on charges of assault and harassment, was released from jail Thursday after spending about 10 days behind bars.

09/04/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Police Continue Search For Suspects In Sheraden Shop Owner’s Fatal Shooting

Three and a half months after a local store owner was gunned down outside his small store, one which he had only owned for about a month, police are reaching out to the public’s for help.

09/03/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA/Ralph Iannotti)

At Least 2 Shot At East Liberty Basketball Court

Police are investigating after at least three people were shot this evening on a basketball court in East Liberty.

08/29/2014

(Photo Credit KDKA)

Missing 4-Year-Old From North Side Found Safe

A missing 4-year-old girl from Mt. Pleasant Road on Pittsburgh’s North Side has been found safe

08/29/2014

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