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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Gov. Wolf Schedules Friday Visit To Connellsville To Survey Flood Damage

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf will visit the flood-stricken Connellsville area in Fayette County on Friday afternoon to survey flood damage.


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CMU, PennDOT Working On Plan For Safety Improvements On Forbes Ave.

Hundreds of people gathered on the campus of Carnegie Mellon University Wednesday night for a meeting on planned improvements on Forbes Avenue.


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Bicyclist Critically Injured In West End Accident

An accident in the city’s West End sent a bicyclist to the hospital in critical condition and shut down busy West Carson Street this afternoon.


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Duquesne Landmark Church Facing Demolition After Rain-Soaked Roof Collapses

A historic church in the City of Duquesne will likely be demolished after a partial roof collapse that prompted evacuations Monday afternoon.


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Robinson Twp. Market District Becomes 1st Store In Pa. To Sell Wine Since Prohibition

A grocery store in Pennsylvania has become the first since Prohibition to sell wine in the state.


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Crime Stoppers Burglary Suspect Arrested Carrying Bag Of Stolen Grapes, Laptop

Police have identified a man seen in Crime Stoppers surveillance video attempting to break into an Oakland apartment recently.


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Crime Stoppers: Surveillance Camera Catches Attempted Burglar In Action

Pittsburgh Police are looking for a suspect seen on surveillance video casing apartment buildings in the city’s in Oakland section.


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Police: Mom Hiding Information On Her Twins Who Have Been Missing For 10 Years

A woman has been charged with concealing information about where her missing twins have been for the last 10 years


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Search For Missing Father, Son In Allegheny River & Along Shore To Resume In Morning

A father and son have gone missing along the Allegheny River in Lower Burrell.


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Local Families Confront The Pain Of Heroin Addiction

The problem of heroin addiction, and the growing use of opioid-related pain killers was front and center Thursday night in Coraopolis.


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Man’s Body Found Burned In Shallow Grave

Police in the Shenango Township area are reviewing missing person reports, and while investigators remain pretty much tight-lipped about what they know, there’s no doubt they have a homicide investigation on their hands.


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Lincoln Borough Man Receives Rabies Vaccinations After He Was Bitten By Rabid Coyote

A coyote, which later proved to be rabid, attacked a homeowner when the man went out for a walk Monday evening.


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Man Claims Girlfriend, 2 Others Kidnapped & Beat Him For A Week

Police are trying to track down three people accused of kidnapping a McCandless man, tying him up and beating him for a week.


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Volunteer Fire Chief Facing Child Molestation Charges

A local fire chief has been arrested by Allegheny County Police in connection with the alleged sexual abuse of a 16-year-old boy.


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Beaver County Drug Overdoses Continue To Climb

In less than a week, Beaver County has witnessed a spike in overdoses; a total of 27 in the last five days, including three deaths.




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