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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Penn Hills School District Business Manager Placed On Leave

There’s been another shake-up in the Penn Hills School District.

03/24/2015

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Former Pittsburgh Public School Teacher Allegedly Exchanged Hundreds Of Texts With 11-Year-Old

A former Pittsburgh Public School teacher is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an 11-year-old girl in which they reportedly exchanged hundreds of texts and planned to run away together.

03/24/2015

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Neighbors’ Brawl Caught On Camera, Not First Time

An all-out brawl between neighbors was caught on camera.

03/23/2015

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1 Arrested In Deadly Marshall-Shadeland Shooting

One man has been arrested after a deadly shooting in Pittsburgh’s Marshall-Shadeland neighborhood.

03/21/2015

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Mother Accused Of 18-Month-Old’s Overdose Death Headed To Trial

A local mother is heading to trial on charges she contributed to the drug overdose death of her 18-month-old daughter.

03/20/2015

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Deer Cull In Mt. Lebanon Ended Early

The deer cull in Mt. Lebanon has ended early due to several factors, including the warm-up in weather.

03/20/2015

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Police Seek Suspects After Gunfire Erupts At Edgewood Towne Centre

Edgewood Police continue to look for suspects following a mid-afternoon shooting spree Thursday that broke out in Edgewood Towne Centre.

03/19/2015

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Multi-Alarm Fire Destroys Home In Crescent Twp.

The Allegheny County Fire Marshal is investigating the cause of fire that destroyed a Crescent Township home on Wednesday evening.

03/18/2015

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Unconscious Woman Abandoned At Gas Station Being Treated For Possible Overdose

A woman abandoned at a Beaver County gas station is being treated at a local hospital for a possible overdose.

03/17/2015

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Steel Valley Classes Cancelled, Teachers Prepared To Strike

Classes next week have been cancelled at the Steel Valley School District.

03/06/2015

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Broken Water Line Leaves Millvale Residents High & Dry

The Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority will start digging Friday morning to try to repair a water main problem that has left about a dozen customers with no water or low pressure in Millvale.

03/05/2015

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Home Invasion In Forest Hills Under Investigation

Three people were reportedly tied up during a home invasion in Forest Hills Tuesday night.

03/03/2015

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Man Dies After Crashing Car Into Fayette Co. Beauty Shop

A Fayette County man died Tuesday afternoon when the Jeep Compass he was driving crashed into a Uniontown beauty salon.

03/02/2015

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Pittsburgh Police Chief Received Warmly In Homewood, Promises Police Reforms

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay was enthusiastically welcomed to a church in Homewood Thursday night for a public meeting on police-community relations.

02/26/2015

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Baden Tax Collector Resigns Amid Probe Of Missing Tax Office Money

The tax collector in Baden, Beaver County, resigned Thursday amid an audit and investigation underway into major tax receipt discrepancies both in the Borough of Baden and Ambridge School District.

02/26/2015

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