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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Road Rage Confrontation Sends Man In His 70s To Hospital

A man in his 70s was sent to the hospital after a confrontation with an aggressive driver in Franklin Park on Friday.


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‘Porch Pirates’ Collect A Haul In Westmoreland County

State Police are investigating after about a dozen stolen packages were opened and then discarded behind a home in the Fort Allen section of Hempfield Township.


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Murdered Mother & Son Remembered At Somber Candlelight Vigil In New Stanton

An estimated 150 to 200 people huddled around a bonfire in a small park in New Stanton on Thursday evening for a candlelight vigil.


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Mother, 8-Year-Old Son Shot & Killed In New Stanton

Police are investigating after a mother and son were found shot to death in New Stanton Wednesday morning.


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State Police Expertise Sought In North Versailles’ Thanksgiving Day Tragedy

Traffic was detoured in North Versailles Tuesday night as a State Police Accident Reconstruction Unit investigated at the scene of a Thanksgiving Day crash that claimed the lives of a family of three.


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Ross Township Police Issue Warning After String Of Car Break-Ins

Police in Ross Township are warning people about a recent string of car break-ins.


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Candlelight Vigil Held For Victims Of Fatal N. Versailles Crash

Hundreds of people attended a candlelight vigil Sunday evening for the three people who were killed in a crash in North Versailles on Thanksgiving Day.


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Fire Captain Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Teen Junior Firefighter

A fire captain is being charged after shooting a junior firefighter in Redstone Township Sunday afternoon.


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Child, 2 Adults Killed In Crash Following Police Chase

Two adults and a child were killed when the car they were in burst into flames and was demolished after it was T-boned by a speeding car in North Versailles on Thursday afternoon.


(Source: Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers)

Crime Stoppers: Police Seek Public’s Assistance In Solving Murder Of Oakland Man

It’s been seven months since an Oakland man was gunned down in his residence in what police called a home invasion-homicide case.


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Man Accused Of Abusing 2-Year-Old To Stand Trial

A man accused of abusing his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son is heading to trial.


(Source: Allegheny County Sheriff's Department)

Photo Snapped In Courtroom, Posted To Facebook Lands Young Man In Jail

A young man is facing several months in jail after posting a photo he snapped in a local courtroom to social media.


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Fast-Moving Fire Destroys Home In Center Twp.

A family of four was left homeless when flames raced through their home in Beaver County on Friday afternoon.


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Canonsburg Shooting Prompts Emergency Session On Domestic Violence

Last week’s deadly shooting in Canonsburg has focused new attention on protection from abuse orders.


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Teachers’ Strike Averted In Greensburg-Salem School District

A last-ditch negotiating effort produced a tentative deal that averted a teachers’ strike in the Greensburg Salem School District




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