Ralph Iannotti

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Ralph 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.

Vigil Attendees Remember Officer Killed In 2015, Say Suspect’s Acquittal Was ‘Punch To The Stomach’

A veteran police officer, killed in the line of duty, was honored Friday night in his Westmoreland County hometown.

02/23/2018

Mudslide Brings Trees, Debris Onto Baldwin Twp. Road

A mudslide brought trees and other debris down onto a Baldwin Township road Thursday afternoon.

02/22/2018

Aliquippa School Board Votes To Replace Veteran Football Coach

Half a dozen people spoke at the Wednesday night meeting of the Aliquippa School Board, describing long-time high school football coach Mike Zmijanac as not just a great coach, but a better person and teacher.

02/21/2018

Man, Believed To Be Intoxicated, Causes Shut Down In ‘T’ Service After Walking In Tunnel

The Port Authority says light rail service was delayed during Tuesday evening’s rush hour due to a man found walking in the rail tunnel.

02/20/2018

Caught On Camera: Man Steals Student Athlete’s Bag Of Expensive Gear At Car Wash

Police are looking for a man, caught on surveillance video, accused of stealing a teenager’s bag full of expensive baseball gear, accidentally left behind at a car wash.

02/19/2018

Parkway East ‘Bathtub’ Closed Due To Flooding

The bathtub section of the Parkway East closed Friday afternoon because of flooding concerns.

02/16/2018

Pitt Students, FBI Form Partnership To Find Ways To Prevent Mass Shootings

Some local college students have teamed up with the Pittsburgh FBI Office.

02/14/2018

Fire Marshal: Fatal Leechburg House Fire Was An Accident

State Police Fire Marshal Chris Balcik said Wednesday that the fire that left one woman dead and her daughter injured in Leechburg last week was an accident.

02/14/2018

Water Main Break Sends Water Spewing Over Hillside In Observatory Hill

A massive water main break sent water spewing over a hillside Tuesday afternoon in the city’s Observatory Hill section.

02/13/2018

Mother Of Pirates Catcher Elias Diaz Rescued After Kidnapping

The mother of Pirates catcher Elias Diaz has been rescued after being kidnapped last week.

02/11/2018

2 High Schoolers OD On Drug-Laced Candy, Police & School District Investigating

Two Laurel Highlands High School students became temporarily incapacitated after consuming gummy bears officials say were laced with THC, a substance that produces a marijuana-like buzz.

02/09/2018

Elderly Woman Killed, Daughter Burned In Leechburg Fire

An elderly woman died and her daughter was injured in a house fire Wednesday afternoon in Leechburg, Armstrong County.

02/07/2018

Health Aide Accused Of Sexually Abusing Patient At Senior High Rise

Police are investigating a disturbing case of sexual and elderly abuse at an apartment complex in Turtle Creek.

02/07/2018

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Several people are facing charges after police say they found a man beaten and held against his will in a New Castle apartment building.

02/05/2018

Former Pittsburgh Police Homicide Detective Facing Criminal Charges

A former Pittsburgh Police homicide detective involved in numerous criminal investigations is herself facing criminal charges.

02/02/2018

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