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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Ferguson Grand Jury: Officer Wilson Will Not Be Indicted

Officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

11/24/2014

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Victims’ Advocate Weighs In On Local Woman’s Allegations Against Cosby

The head of a local victim’s advocacy group says she’s not surprised it took more than 30 years for a local woman who claims Bill Cosby abused her to come forward.

11/21/2014

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Local Woman Latest To Come Forward Accusing Bill Cosby Of Being Sexual Predator

A local woman is the latest of more than a dozen women to accuse comedian Bill Cosby of being a sexual predator.

11/20/2014

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Armstrong Co. Church Cancels Sunday Services After Car Slams Into Vestibule

A small, non-denominational church in rural Armstrong County has canceled worship services this Sunday after a car slammed into the vestibule area early Friday morning causing heavy damage.

11/14/2014

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Police Working To Track Down Suspected Con Artist In Beaver Co.

Police in Beaver County are trying to track down a suspected con artist, accused of swindling his friends and an employer out of vehicles, electronics and even food.

11/13/2014

(Source: Pittsburgh Police)

Crime Stoppers: Case Of Missing Lawrenceville Man Puzzles Investigators

Surrounded by family members and friends, a tearful Victoria Tilman Gray appealed to the person or persons who may be involved in the October disappearance of her son.

11/12/2014

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Dog Fatally Mauled By Another Dog In Frick Park

A woman claims a dog was viciously attacked and killed at a local dog park.

11/11/2014

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Gov.-Elect Wolf Thanks Voters In His Native York Co.

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is staying close to home in central Pennsylvania to hold a post-election rally.

11/05/2014

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Corbett, Wolf Wrap Up Campaigns In Pittsburgh

Incumbent Governor Tom Corbett and Democrat challenger Tom Wolf ended their campaigns with rallies in the Pittsburgh area tonight.

11/03/2014

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Community Breathes Sigh Of Relief After Frein’s Capture

For 48 days, Eric Frein was everywhere and nowhere, supposedly sighted again and again, only to melt back into the woods in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse.

10/31/2014

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Several Cal U Football Players Arrested, Game Cancelled

Several members of the California University of Pennsylvania football team have been arrested and charged in connection with a violent incident in California Borough.

10/30/2014

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Local High School Grad At Center Of Controversial Viral Video

A woman who lived in Pittsburgh is at the center of a new viral video that has people across the country talking about the way some men talk to women.

10/29/2014

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Teen Suspended Over Snapchat Photo

A 17-year-old Bethel Park High School junior has been suspended for nine days after he posted a Snapchat photo on social media.

10/27/2014

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Police: New Castle Teen Says She Was Raped While On Her Way To School

Police in Lawrence County are urging teenagers to be vigilant and walk in groups after a girl told authorities that a man raped her while she was walking to school.

10/17/2014

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Church Volunteer Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

A local church volunteer, who had contact with children, is facing child pornography charges.

10/17/2014

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