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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Beaver County Drug Overdoses Continue To Climb

In less than a week, Beaver County has witnessed a spike in overdoses; a total of 27 in the last five days, including three deaths.


Left: Suzanne Troy, Right: Tracey Schweitzer. (Photo Courtesy: Allegheny County Jail)

Pittsburgh Police Officer Charged In Funeral Home Brawl

Pittsburgh Police were called to the Beinhauer Funeral Home when a fight broke out between two women.


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Chief McLay Asks For Investigation Into His DNC Remarks

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay has asked for an investigation into his remarks at the Democratic National Convention.


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Democratic Candidates Clinton-Kaine Campaign Bus Tour Making Stop In Pittsburgh

Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine, are wasting no time in bringing their campaign to blue-collar voters in western Pennsylvania.


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Fatal Crash, Blamed On Speed, Renews Concerns Of Local Pastor

Homewood residents say more steps have to be taken to slow down drivers on Frankstown Avenue.


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Man Accused Of Using Child As Human Shield To Undergo Alcohol Counseling

A man facing charges after a violent domestic dispute led to him allegedly using his child as a human shield appeared in court on Wednesday.


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Neighbors, Friends Build Makeshift Memorial For Marshall-Shadeland Fire Victims

A small, makeshift memorial of stuffed animals and flowers sat outside a Marshall-Shadeland home Monday evening, hours after a fast-moving fire ripped through the duplex, killing two children.


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Black Lives Matter ‘Day Of Action’ Protest Peaceful, But Shuts Down Several Streets

Activists and protestors by the hundreds gathered in Downtown Pittsburgh Thursday afternoon for a Black Lives Matter protest.


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Man Wanted On Arson Charges After Fire Destroys His Indiana Twp. Home

Police have issued an arrest warrant for an Indiana Township property owner after his mobile home, barn, garage and several vehicles were destroyed by a fire.


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Water Pressure Problems Plague Firefighters At Duquesne Apartment Building Blaze

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a two-alarm apartment fire in Duquesne.


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Pittsburgh Mayor, Police Chief Meet With Ministers In Aftermath Of Dallas Shootings

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Police Chief Cameron McLay met with ministers, community leaders and public safety officials on Friday in the wake of the deadly Dallas shootings.


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Downed Power Lines Leave Beaver Falls Neighborhood In The Dark

Power was knocked out in the College Hill section of Beaver Falls and some neighboring areas Thursday night.


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Juvenile Accused Of Raping Woman At Baldwin Township T Stop

A 15-year-old from Castle Shannon is accused of following a woman on the T from downtown Pittsburgh to a Baldwin Township T stop, where he allegedly beat her and raped her.


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Former Church Official Accused Of Stealing Thousands Appears In Court

A former church official accused of lining his pockets with church money appeared in a Beaver County courtroom Tuesday.


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Death Of 6-Year-Old Fayette County Boy Under Investigation

Authorities are investigating after a 6-year-old boy was pronounced dead in a Fayette County home Tuesday afternoon.




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