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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Real-Life Grinches Caught After Stealing Salvation Army Kettle

Two people are facing charges after police say they stole a Salvation Army donation kettle to pay for drugs.

12/09/2014

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Protests Shut Down Major Pittsburgh Roads

Pittsburgh Police said there were no arrests Friday night after as many as 400 to 500 demonstrators temporarily forced the closing of a section of the Parkway East, Carson Street, the Smithfield Street Bridge and several other roads.

12/05/2014

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Man Working For Vendor Racks Up $7,000 On County Credit Card

Allegheny County wants one of it’s many vendors to reimburse it more than seven thousand dollars.

12/04/2014

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Police Look For Suspect In Fatal Wilkinsburg Restaurant Shooting

It was three months ago when 31-year-old Lyneill Williams was shot and killed as he sat in the Fireside Restaurant on Penn Avenue in Wilkinsburg.

12/03/2014

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Man To Undergo Mental Evaluation, Face Charges After Shooting Out Transformers

An incident sent the bomb squad and other emergency crews to West Mifflin on Friday evening.

11/28/2014

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Pregnant Woman Dies After Being Hit By Car On North Side

A pregnant woman has died after being struck by a car outside of a Rite Aid store this afternoon on Pittsburgh’s North Side.

11/26/2014

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NAACP Leader Urges Violence Not The Answer After Ferguson Decision

Connie Parker, President of the Pittsburgh chapter of the NAACP said violence was not the answer to fixing “a broken down criminal justice system.”

11/25/2014

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Ferguson Grand Jury: Officer Wilson Will Not Be Indicted

Officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

11/24/2014

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Victims’ Advocate Weighs In On Local Woman’s Allegations Against Cosby

The head of a local victim’s advocacy group says she’s not surprised it took more than 30 years for a local woman who claims Bill Cosby abused her to come forward.

11/21/2014

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Local Woman Latest To Come Forward Accusing Bill Cosby Of Being Sexual Predator

A local woman is the latest of more than a dozen women to accuse comedian Bill Cosby of being a sexual predator.

11/20/2014

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Armstrong Co. Church Cancels Sunday Services After Car Slams Into Vestibule

A small, non-denominational church in rural Armstrong County has canceled worship services this Sunday after a car slammed into the vestibule area early Friday morning causing heavy damage.

11/14/2014

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Police Working To Track Down Suspected Con Artist In Beaver Co.

Police in Beaver County are trying to track down a suspected con artist, accused of swindling his friends and an employer out of vehicles, electronics and even food.

11/13/2014

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Crime Stoppers: Case Of Missing Lawrenceville Man Puzzles Investigators

Surrounded by family members and friends, a tearful Victoria Tilman Gray appealed to the person or persons who may be involved in the October disappearance of her son.

11/12/2014

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Dog Fatally Mauled By Another Dog In Frick Park

A woman claims a dog was viciously attacked and killed at a local dog park.

11/11/2014

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Gov.-Elect Wolf Thanks Voters In His Native York Co.

Gov.-elect Tom Wolf is staying close to home in central Pennsylvania to hold a post-election rally.

11/05/2014

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