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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Pittsburgh Uber Drivers Join National Protest Of Lower Fares

An undetermined number of Uber drivers in Pittsburgh have joined other Uber drivers around the nation in a Valentine’s Day weekend protest of lower fares announced by the California-based company.


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Mayor Peduto Says He Supports Police Chief’s Decision To Fire Sgt. Accused In Scuffle

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says he stands 100 percent behind Police Chief Cameron McLay in the case of the police sergeant charged with assault.


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Crime Stoppers: Arrest Warrants Issued For Suspects In Shooting At Homewood Vigil

Pittsburgh Police have issued arrest warrants for two Homewood men in connection with a shooting last September that left three people wounded.


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Leechburg Basketball Team Headed To WPIAL Playoffs, Despite Hazing Scandal

The Leechburg Blue Devils basketball team will be playing in the WPIAL playoffs next week against Monssen at a neutral site.


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Penn Hills Vowing To Take Action Following Disturbing Bullying Video

The fallout continues in the Penn Hills School District over a video that surfaced last week.


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Sources: Teen Under Investigation For Multiple Alleged Sex Abuse Crimes

Alleged multiple sex abuse crimes are under investigation at the Cambridge Square Apartments in Monroeville, according to multiple sources.


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D.A. Releases Video Of Confrontation Between Police, K-9 Stabbing Suspect

The Allegheny County District Attorney says he has not yet made a ruling on whether the fatal shooting of a homeless man accused of fatally stabbing a Port Authority Police K-9 in Wilkinsburg was justified.


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Charges To Be Refiled Against Officer Accused Of Assaulting Fan

Sources say charges will be REFILED against Sgt. Stephen Matakovich, who was accused of assaulting a fan at Heinz Field in November


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Crime Stoppers: Police Seek Wilmerding Man Accused Of Assaulting, Threatening Woman

Police are searching for a Wilmerding man accused of pistol-whipping a woman, sexually assaulting her and allegedly threatening her family if she went to the authorities.


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U.S. Attorney: Potent Batch Of Heroin Blamed In Nearly 2 Dozen ODs

U.S. Attorney David Hickton has scheduled a news conference for Wednesday after nearly two dozen non-fatal heroin overdoses.


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State Rep. Calls On State To Help Financially-Troubled Penn Hills School District

Penn Hills School District sent a shockwave through through the area earlier this week, approving a budget of nearly $94 million.


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4 People Facing Charges In Alleged Synthetic Marijuana Business

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane says law enforcement on the state and local levels have busted an illegal synthetic marijuana business in Cranberry, Butler County.


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Crime Stoppers: Police Seek Woman Accused Of Holding Up 2 Businesses

Pittsburgh Police are asking for help from the public in trying to find a woman who recently held up two businesses on Banksville Road.


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Police Seek Suspect Accused Of Robbing Elderly Woman In Dunbar Twp.

A Fayette County family is offering a $500 reward to help catch the person who robbed their elderly mother in her home.


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Police: Girl, 6, Burned After Stepmom Places Her Hands On Hot Stove

A Butler County woman was arrested and is facing several charges after police say she placed her stepdaughter’s hands on a hot stove.




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