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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Volunteers Converge On Bankrupt Homestead Cemetery

The Homestead Cemetery in Munhall facing bankruptcy is about to get a group of visitors.

07/10/2015

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Man Accused Of Robbing, Beating Elderly Woman Found Guilty On All Counts

The man accused of robbing and beating a 91-year-old woman was in court again for the continuation of his trial.

07/09/2015

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Upset Families Protest After Being Locked Out Of Cemetery Facing Imminent Bankruptcy

To the chants of “take the chain down” and “cut the chain,” several dozen protestors gathered at the entrance to the Homestead Cemetery in Munhall Wednesday evening.

07/08/2015

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Charges Filed Against Mom Of 3-Year-Old Girl Found Dead In Ravine

The mother of a 3-year-old girl found dead in a Swissvale ravine last month has been arrested on charges she asphyxiated her.

07/07/2015

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Time, Money Run Out For Historic Homestead Cemetery

The 34-acre Homestead Cemetery in Munhall ceased operations this past Tuesday, because it has run out of money.

07/02/2015

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Hundreds Show Up To Rally Supporting New Kensington Cobbler After Robbery

He’s served the Westmoreland community for most of his life and now it’s time for the community to give back.

07/01/2015

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Man Facing Charges For Having Sex With Minor & Making 3 Girls Drink Blood

A Westmoreland County man is facing charges in separate cases for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl and making three other juvenile girls drink his blood.

06/30/2015

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Community Rallies Around New Kensington Shoemaker Involved In Violent Robbery

New Kensington Police are continuing their search for two men who robbed an 82-year old New Ken shoemaker last week.

06/29/2015

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Loved Ones Host Fundraiser For Local Singer Recovering From Shooting

Hundreds of people turned out Sunday night at Latitude 360 for a benefit for a part time DJ and singer who was shot randomly in Stowe Twp. three weeks ago.

06/28/2015

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Tornado Touches Down In Cranberry During Quick-Moving Storm

A quick-moving storm cell left a wake of damage through parts of Allegheny and Butler counties.

06/27/2015

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Flood Watch Issued With More Rain On The Way

Our area has received plenty of rain over the past week. With more on the way, flood alerts have been issued.

06/26/2015

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Fast-Moving Fire Damages 2 Homes In Glassport

Firefighters were called out to Glassport this evening.

06/25/2015

Departing Plane (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Police: Green Laser Illuminates Cockpit, Injures Pilots

Police are looking for whoever shined a laser into the cockpit of a UPS plane flying over western Pennsylvania, temporarily blinding the pilots.

06/25/2015

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Crime Stoppers: Reward Offered For Information Leading To Arrest In Mt. Washington Bank Robbery

Pittsburgh Police are reaching out to the community because they don’t have a whole lot to go on in their investigation into an armed bank robbery in Mount Washington.

06/24/2015

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Stormy Weather Causes Flash Flooding, Damage Across Area

Stormy, unsettled weather has passed through just about every part of the area today, leaving behind damage and causing flash flooding.

06/23/2015

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