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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Man & Woman Hurt After Vehicle Tumbles Over Hill

A car tumbled 40 feet off a hill in Pittsburgh on Friday evening.


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Former Steeler Facing Graffiti Charges: “I’m Definitely An Artist”

A former Pittsburgh Steeler-turned-artist faces 30 counts of criminal mischief after police say he painted graffiti along high-profile locations.


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Wilkinsburg Bust Leads To Drugs, Guns, 3 Arrests

Police found guns and drugs inside a Wilkinsburg home Wednesday after complaints from neighbors led them to investigate.


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Feds, Police Raid Pittsburgh Area Electronics Stores

Federal agents and local law enforcement fanned out across the Pittsburgh area Wednesday, raiding stores that deal in electronics.


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Democratic Mayor Invites Donald Trump To Speak In Monessen

Donald Trump will be making a return trip to western Pennsylvania on Tuesday.


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Van Goes Over Cliff, Grandmother & 3 Kids Critically Hurt

Four people, including three children, were injured when a van went over a cliff in Smock Sunday morning.


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Young Man, Who Recovered After Being Struck By Lightning, Helping Flood-Stricken W. Va.

Just over 100 volunteers from the Pittsburgh area are back home, after a week-long stay in flood-stricken West Virginia.


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Paralyzed Wilkinsburg Ambush Survivor On Charges Being Filed: “Justice Is Done”

One of three people shot and wounded in the mass shooting last March in Wilkinsburg says “justice is done” following the filing of charges Thursday against two suspects.


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2 Men Wounded In Shooting At Monroeville Shopping Plaza

Police are investigating after two people were shot outside of a strip mall in Monroeville.


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Officials: Braddock’s Edgar Thomson Steel Works Safely Evacuated After Explosions, Fire

Officials at Edgar Thomson Steel Works in Braddock are investigating after explosions and a fire Monday evening at the plant.


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Business Owner Frustrated Over Repeated Flash Flooding On Washington Blvd.

A low-lying section of Washington Boulevard has been a flash flooding trouble spot for years now.


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Divers Pull Man From Car After It Plunges Into Allegheny River

The man who was pulled from his car after it plunged into the Allegheny River earlier this week died Saturday afternoon.


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Investigators Mark 3rd Anniversary Of Deadly Bank Robbery By Releasing New Details

South Strabane Police, the FBI and the Washington County District Attorney have scheduled a news conference Thursday morning to share “additional information” in the 2013 bank robbery.


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Clinton Attends Fundraiser Hosted By Tomlins During Pittsburgh Campaign Stop

Hillary Clinton Tuesday night attended a fundraiser hosted by Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and his wife.


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McKeesport Family Mourns Loss Of 2 Loved Ones To Violent Crime

Eric Johnson, Sr., of McKeesport, says his family will visit a cemetery on Friday to mark what would have been his son’s 25th birthday.




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