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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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Mars Area School Board Rejects $1 Mil Drilling Deal

The Mars Area School board has rejected a lease with Rex Energy to conduct underground gas and oil drilling on school property.

03/11/2014

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Police Probe Rash Of Break-Ins At Butler Twp. Businesses

Butler Township Police are investigating a weekend rash of burglaries in at least seven local businesses.

03/10/2014

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Milk Truck Overturns, Crashes Into Hempfield Twp. Home

A tri-axle truck, carrying 6,000 gallons of milk, overturned and slammed into a Westmoreland County home this afternoon, causing significant damage.

02/27/2014

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Police Crack Sophisticated Drug Dealing Operation In Tarentum

Police believe heroin may now be tougher to find on the streets in the Alle-Kiski Valley area, after a undercover drug bust in Tarentum.

02/25/2014

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Burglary Suspect Runs Over Homeowner During Getaway

Plum Police are looking for a man who burglarized a home just before noon Friday in the Grovecrest Drive development, and struck the homeowner while trying to flee the scene of the crime.

02/21/2014

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Beaver Co. School Board Comes Under Fire For Revoking Teachers’ Contract

BEAVER FALLS (KDKA) — The decision to revoke a new teachers’ union contract in a local school district has resulted in a public outcry. There was a school board meeting Thursday night where the district [...]

02/21/2014

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Police Track Footprints In Snow To Catch Alleged Fayette Co. Robbers

An elderly homeowner is recovering after he was assaulted during a late night home invasion.

02/18/2014

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Road Crews Deal With Overnight Snow, Minimal Salt

As Pittsburgh hunkers down for another round of snow, steps are being taken to stretch dwindling supplies of rock salt.

02/17/2014

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Grapeville Man Charged With Punching, Kicking 6-Year-Old Boy

A Hempfield Township man is facing charges, accused of beating his girlfriend’s 6-year-old son over a bed wetting incident.

02/14/2014

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Dwindling Salt Supplies Prompt Emergency Declarations In 2 Communities

Two communities in Westmoreland County have imposed declarations of emergency, restricting travel on local roads and reducing posted speed limits.

02/13/2014

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Brighton Heights Man Charged With Decapitating Mother’s Dog

Police are investigating an extreme case of animal cruelty in Brighton Heights

02/12/2014

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Investigators Searching For Spider-Man Bank Robbery Suspect

The ESB Bank on Fifth Avenue in Coraopolis had been open for business for less than an hour on the morning of Feb. 4.

02/12/2014

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Police Seek Suspect After Shooting At North Side Bar

A bar patron was critically injured this evening while trying to stop an armed robbery on Pittsburgh’s North Side.

02/12/2014

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Parents Seek Answers After Local Teacher Charged With Sex Abuse

Police in Ohio Township are investigating after a teacher was accused of sexually assaulting a minor.

02/10/2014

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Sisters Found Dead In East Liberty Home

Police continue to investigate the double murder of two sisters in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood.

02/07/2014

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