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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Teachers’ Strike Averted In Greensburg-Salem School District

A last-ditch negotiating effort produced a tentative deal that averted a teachers’ strike in the Greensburg Salem School District


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2 Men Shot, Wounded In North Braddock

North Braddock and Allegheny County Police are investigating after two men were shot Monday night in North Braddock.


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Police Find Bank Robber Hiding In Sewer Pipeline

Police say a local man robbed a bank, claiming he had a bomb, but it’s how he tried to hide from officers that really surprised them.


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Pittsburghers Relieved Presidential Election Campaign Finish Line Is In Sight

In Bellevue on Monday night, with the campaign for the White House nearing an end, there was one thing people were generally in agreement about – that the campaign was almost over.


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Home Invasion Suspect Fatally Shot By 81-Year-Old Homeowner

Authorities are investigating after a home invasion turned deadly in Fayette County.


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Police: Father Who Received Video Of Lifeless Son Didn’t Call 911

A Pennsylvania man was arrested on child endangerment charges because he didn’t call 911 after the mother of his two children threatened to kill them and sent him videos of his son’s lifeless body.


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Pittsburgh Mayor, Police Chief To Address Resignation Rumors

There are rumors circulating Thursday that Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay may be resigning soon.


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Police: Man Killed Roommate For Stealing His Beer, Then Took Photos Of Body

A Brentwood man is in jail after police say he beat his roommate to death during an argument over beer.


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Unsigned Postcards Ask Homeowners To Take Down Campaign Signs

Homeowners in Squirrel Hill are angry after getting postcards in the mail about their campaign signs.


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Downtown Business Owners Upset With Police Response To Vandalism Incident

Eddie and Jenna Sharma own several businesses in Downtown Pittsburgh, including a store on Wood Street that sells beer, cigarettes and snacks.


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Jury Convicts Man Of Killing 4 In Omaha, Including Monroeville Native

A former doctor was convicted Wednesday of killing four people with ties to an Omaha medical school, including a doctor originally from Monroeville and his wife.


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Playboy Model’s Father Speaks Out On Her Death: ‘After What Happened, I Would Not Go To [Chiropractor]’

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‘Floppy Hat Bandit’ Facing More Charges In Robbery Spree

A man dubbed “the floppy hat bandit” is now in the Allegheny County Jail, facing additional charges.


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Man Shot 3 Times In Arlington Heights

Police are investigating after a man was shot three times in Arlington Heights Tuesday evening.


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Plum Mustangs Honor Assistant Coach Who Died This Week

In the Plum locker room Friday night before the kickoff of the Plum-Connellsville game, there was a prayer and a moment of silence.




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