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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Plum Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Student, 2nd Investigated

Charges that a western Pennsylvania high school teacher had sex with an 18-year-old student have led to an investigation that another teacher had sex with yet another student.

02/11/2015

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Wilkinsburg Man Now Facing Homicide Charges Infant’s Death

A Wilkinsburg man arrested last October and charged with aggravated assault in the death of his 5-week-old infant daughter is now facing new charges.

02/11/2015

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Convicted Drug Dealer Back In Jail After Police Find Money, Stolen Gun During Bust

It’s not exactly found money, but it comes pretty close.

02/06/2015

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Mother, Friend Accused Of Having Young Sons Shoplift For Them

Two Fayette County women are facing charges, accused of using two boys – ages 11 and 13 – in a shoplifting incident at a CVS Pharmacy in Uniontown.

02/05/2015

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Convicted Child Molester Arrested At Science Center After Claiming To Be Boy’s Grandfather

A convicted child molester was arrested Wednesday after police say he snuck into the Carnegie Science Center and approached a child, offered him candy and claimed to be his grandparent.

02/05/2015

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Suspect In Custody In Knifepoint ATM Robbery In Burgettstown

A Washington County man is now behind bars, accused of robbing a woman at knifepoint at an ATM machine.

02/04/2015

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Treasurer McCord Resigning Immediately, Plans To Plead Guilty

Pennsylvania state Treasurer Rob McCord said Friday that he is resigning immediately and is planning to plead guilty to federal charging that involve him telling two potential campaign contributors during last year’s gubernatorial primary that he could make it difficult for them to continue to do business with the state.

01/30/2015

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Man, Woman Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide In Oakland

Police are investigating after two bodies were found this afternoon in an apartment in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section.

01/29/2015

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Local “Friendship Nine” Protestor Reacts To Judge Tossing Out Civil Rights-Era Convictions

Thomas Gaither, now a retired Slippery Rock University professor, was once a member of the so-called “Friendship Nine.”

01/28/2015

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Crime Stoppers: Police Seek Wilkinsburg Rape Suspect

Wilkinsburg Police have issued an arrest warrant for 21-year-old Delvaughn Carrel.

01/28/2015

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Police: Woman Said She Lost Her Job, So She Robbed A Bank

A woman is reportedly in custody after a bank robbery in Bellevue this afternoon.

01/27/2015

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McKeesport Man Charged In Fire That Claimed 6 Lives

Allegheny County Police say they have filed charges against a McKeesport man in connection with an October fire that claimed the lives of six people, including four children.

01/16/2015

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New Mt. Washington Development Plan Discussed

Plans to develop a prime piece of real estate on Mt. Washington appear to be closer to reality.

01/15/2015

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Clerk Shoved To Ground, Surveillance Video Released Of Robbery

Allegheny County police released surveillance video from a Circle K convenience store robbery.

01/14/2015

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Fire Destroys South Buffalo Twp. Business

A multiple alarm fire roared through an Armstrong County business tonight.

01/13/2015

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