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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6 Aggressive Pit Bulls Taken From Crime Scene In Wilkins Twp.

Six pit bulls that were chained to trees in the backyard of a Wilkins Township home where a man was shot to death on Monday have disappeared.

06/18/2015

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Several Men Come To The Rescue Of Woman Pinned By Car In Homewood

It was a close call Wednesday morning for two women in Homewood.

06/17/2015

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Man Critically Injured In North Braddock Shooting

Police are investigating after a man was critically injured in a shooting this afternoon in North Braddock.

06/17/2015

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Clever Con Artists Rip Off Elderly Beechview Couple

A couple in the city’s Beechview neighborhood was targeted by scam artists who were pretending to be utility workers on Monday morning.

06/16/2015

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Man Fatally Shot In Wilkins Twp. House, 5 Kids, Multiple Pit Bulls Home At Time

A 32-year-old man was shot and killed Monday afternoon in a home in Wilkins Township

06/15/2015

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Teen Locked Up After Running Away From Mom; Dad Files Suit To Get Him Released

A Westmoreland County man has filed a lawsuit in Federal Court in Pittsburgh in an effort to get his 14-year-old son out of a detention facility in Lawrence County.

06/04/2015

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Surveillance Video Of Stabbing Rampage At East Liberty Target Played In Court

Surveillance video was played for jurors Wednesday in the trial of a homeless man accused in a stabbing incident that seriously injured a teen girl inside the Target store in East Liberty in 2013.

06/03/2015

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Dash Cam Video Captures Uber Driver’s Near Head-On Collision With Distracted Driver

A part-time driver for Uber says he was nearly hit by a woman driving in the wrong lane on West Liberty Avenue.

06/03/2015

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Father Of Boy With Down Syndrome Fired After Asking Co-Workers Not To Use Offensive Language

A Plum woman is using social media to voice her outrage about a local Chili’s restaurant after her boyfriend was fired.

06/01/2015

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Man Accused In Sister’s Boyfriend’s Death Appears In Court

A man accused of killing his sister’s on-again off-again boyfriend was in court Monday.

06/01/2015

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Part Of Squirrel Hill Fire-Ravaged Site A Step Closer To Debris Removal

The Pittsburgh Urban Redevelopment Authority on Friday okayed an emergency loan for Action Housing, Inc.

05/29/2015

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Storms Barrel Through Region Causing Damage, Power Outages

Severe thunderstorms are hitting the Pittsburgh region.

05/29/2015

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1 Arrested After Shooting Near Allentown Elementary School

Police are investigating after a man was shot near a school where children were outside playing this evening in the city’s Allentown neighborhood.

05/28/2015

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Mother Of 2 Victims Of Gun Violence Pleads For Community To Take Stand

As police continue to search for the suspect who shot and killed a man on Easter Sunday, the victim’s mother is making a plea to the community.

05/27/2015

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Woman Arrested In 2014 Torture Death Of Blawnox Man

Samantha McMunn is hoping her family can now start the healing process after the arrest of a woman in connection with the April 2014 torture death of her brother, Andrew McMunn.

05/27/2015

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