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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Suspects Sought In Violent Stowe Township Home Invasion Robbery

Police are investigating a violent home invasion in Stowe Township.


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Communities Call For End To Pittsburgh Violence: Mayor, Police Chief To Unveil Plan

The City of Pittsburgh is experiencing more and more shootings, many involving young suspects and victims.



Churchill Residents Speak Out Against Fracking

An overflow crowd of fracking opponents showed up Monday night at a Churchill Borough Council meeting.


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2 Critically Injured In McKeesport Shooting

Two people were injured in a shooting outside of a McKeesport bar.


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Local Couple Getting Dream Wedding

An engaged military couple of from McKeesport Friday night got an early wedding present.


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New Castle State Trooper Charged With Stealing Drugs During Traffic Stops

Police have charged a New Castle state trooper for allegedly stealing drugs from the people he pulled over during traffic stops.


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Child Hit By Stray Bullet In Hill District, Taken To Hospital

A child is in the hospital after being struck by a stray bullet in the Hill District Wednesday night.


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Officials: Oxygen Tanks Explode, Spark North Belle Vernon Fire

At least one person has been hurt after two homes were engulfed in flames this afternoon in Westmoreland County.


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Teen Hit, Killed By School Bus Near McKeesport Middle School

A teen boy has died after he was hit by a school bus Thursday afternoon.


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Polish Hill Residents Upset Over Drivers Using Street As Detour

Residents who live along Melwood Avenue in the city’s Polish Hill section say enough is enough.


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Police Charge Man In Fatal Shooting Of 22-Month-Old In Fineview

A man is facing charges in the fatal shooting death of a 22-month-old boy in an apartment complex in the city’s Fineview section.


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Federal Judge: Ten Commandments Monument Violates U.S. Constitution

It’s a been a three-year battle over a stone monument of the Ten Commandments, positioned outside of a Connellsville junior high school.


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More Concerns At Penn Plaza Where Man’s Body Lay Decomposing For Days In Apartment

A member of the tenant council at Penn Plaza Apartments in East Liberty believes the death of a man at the complex this week underscores a problem with maintenance and security.


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2 Teens, Pregnant Woman Shot In Rankin

The gunman opened fire around 8 p.m. in an alley, wounding the three victims, a woman who is four-and-a-half months pregnant and two teenage boys.


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Residents Evacuated, 3 Treated At Ross Twp. Apartment Fire

Crews have been called to a fire at an apartment building in Ross Township this afternoon.