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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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Police Seek Suspect Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Friendship Woman

Pittsburgh Police say 34-year-old James Mason is wanted on sexual assault charges.

08/13/2014

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Sinkhole Swallows Car In Ross Township

A sinkhole is causing major concerns after opening up and swallowing a car near McKnight Road in Ross Township.

08/12/2014

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Police: Man High On Paint Thinners Attacks Boys Playing Baseball

A 57-year-old man was arrested after he became irate with a group of boys playing outside and decided to make matters into his own hands.

08/10/2014

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Carjacking Victim Tells Suspect To “Rot In Hell For Killing My Buggy”

Joseph Thome, 61, of Bethel Park is finally coming to grips with what happened to him Wednesday afternoon when he was driving home from work.

08/09/2014

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Woman In Critical Condition After Alleged “Running Gun Battle” In Homewood

There are reports of a woman shot twice in Homewood.

08/08/2014

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Growing Gun Violence Becoming Bigger Concern After Fatal Shooting Of Teen Witness

A day after 15-year-old LeRoy Powell was shot and killed near his home, Duquesne Police and Allegheny County homicide detectives are remaining tight-lipped about the investigation.

08/07/2014

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Remains Of Local Serviceman Back Home After More Than 6 Decades

Homecoming became a reality today for Army Cpl. Alva Clifford Groves of Shinnston, West Virginia.

08/05/2014

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Police: Man Duct-Tapes Woman’s Arms To Body To Prevent Her From Leaving Following Argument

A Butler County man is facing charges after police say he duct-taped a woman’s arms to her body.

08/05/2014

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Police Find Missing 2-Year-Old In Butler Co.

A 2-year-old who went missing earlier today in Butler County has been found safe.

08/01/2014

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Monroeville Woman Loses $2K In Telephone Scam

A Monroeville woman is $2,000 poorer after she was targeted in a telephone scam.

07/31/2014

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Police Seek Suspect In Fatal Double Shooting In Northview Heights

Police are investigating a double shooting that claimed one person’s life, left another person wounded and sent the SWAT team to Pittsburgh’s North Side this afternoon.

07/30/2014

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Holy Family Sisters Explain Decision To Shelter Immigrant Children

A meeting was held in Emsworth Tuesday night, where the sisters who run Holy Family Institute explained their decision to temporarily shelter immigrant children fleeing their homes in Central America

07/29/2014

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State Police: Michigan Man Pretending To Be Heart Surgeon Rips Off Nemacolin Resort

Police are looking for a man who they say swindled the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Fayette County out of thousands of dollars.

07/25/2014

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Local Teen Says She’s Lucky To Be Alive After Dairy Queen Crash

There are new details on the terrifying moments inside the Dairy Queen in Penn Hills, as a truck crashed through the side of the restaurant.

07/24/2014

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Jitney Driver Maced During Wilkinsburg Carjacking

Wilkinsburg Police say a 58-year-old jitney driver was sprayed in the face with mace Wednesday night in a carjacking incident.

07/23/2014

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