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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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New Owners Of Abandoned Recycling Plant Have Plan To Deal With Rats

The new owners of an abandoned recycling plant say they have a plan to clean up the mess.

05/13/2014

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Dog Recovering After Being Mauled By Pit Bull In Beechview

An 8-year-old Siberian husky named Cinderella is back home in Beechview, recovering after her owner said she was attacked by at least one pit bull while she was on a leash in his front yard.

05/10/2014

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Emergency Sewer Repairs On Baum Blvd. To Impact Traffic

Drivers who commute to work on Baum Boulevard where it intersects with Bigelow Boulevard might want get an early start Friday morning, because of expected delays.

05/08/2014

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Fire Causes Roof Collapse In Lawrenceville

A two-alarm fire caused a roof collapse in Lawrenceville this afternoon.

05/08/2014

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Police Seek Man Accused Of Attempting To Rob Elderly WWII Veteran

Pittsburgh Police are on the lookout for a man accused of breaking into a Lawrenceville home and attacking an elderly World War II veteran in an attempted robbery.

05/07/2014

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Severely Injured Teen May Be Discharged From Rehab, Parents Upset

A Washington County teenager, who nearly died last October in a head-on crash, is expected to be released from a Children’s Hospital rehab center Thursday.

05/06/2014

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Neighbors Complain Of Sewage Problem In Brookline

Crews from the Pittsburgh Sewage & Water Authority will be in Brookline Tuesday to look into a sewage problem on Lamarido Street.

05/05/2014

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Armstrong Co. Crash Leaves 1 Dead

Police are investigating a crash that left one person dead in Armstrong County Saturday.

05/03/2014

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Man Wounded In Crafton Heights Drive-By Shooting

A man was rushed to the hospital this afternoon after he was wounded in a drive-by shooting in Crafton Heights.

05/02/2014

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Jury Finds 3 Suspects Not Guilty In Adams’ Stabbing

The jury has found the three men accused of stabbing and assaulting Pittsburgh Steelers lineman Mike Adams last year on Pittsburgh’s South Side not guilty.

04/30/2014

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Son Of Former Boston Celtics Player And Duquesne Grad Speaks Out After Sterling Scandal

Pittsburgh native Charles Cooper was one of the first African Americans to break the NBA color barrier when he was drafted by the Boston Celtics in 1950, after he graduated from Duquesne University.

04/30/2014

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McKees Rocks Man Accused Of Kidnapping Couple, Demanding Money

A McKees Rocks man faces kidnapping, robbery and other charges after police say he took a couple their 70s hostage and demanded money.

04/29/2014

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Polish Hill Church Marking Historic Canonization By Enshrining Relic

Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Pittsburgh’s Polish Hill section will mark Sunday’s canonization of two popular 20th century popes with a special ceremony involving a relic of Pope John Paul II’s.

04/26/2014

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Crime Stoppers Seeks 2 Suspects In Shadyside Laundry Room Burglary

Pittsburgh Police have released surveillance video from a burglary in the laundry room of an apartment building in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood.

04/23/2014

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2nd Grader Faces Punishment After Bringing Weapons To School

A little girl, in second grade at Mifflin Elementary School, is facing disciplinary charges after school officials said she brought weapons to the Lincoln Place School.

04/22/2014

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