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.

Allegheny Co. D.A.: Elizabeth Boro Police Officer’s Actions Were Not Inappropriate

One day after a federal civil rights lawsuit was filed against an Elizabeth Borough Police officer alleging “excessive and unnecessary force,” the Allegheny County District Attorney Office has weighed in.


Police Searching For Suspect In Dormont Homicide

Police are searching for a suspect after a shooting victim’s body was found in a backyard in Dormont.


Federal Lawsuit Accuses Officers Of Excessive Force; Surveillance Video Shows Alleged Assault

A federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday against two Elizabeth Borough Police officers accused of using “excessive and unnecessary force” on a drug suspect already in police custody.


Police: Brackenridge Suspect Referred To Victim As ‘Grandma,’ Stabbed Her With Steak Knife

Police have charged a man in connection with the death of a Brackenridge woman.


Surveillance Video Shows Bank Robber ‘Shadowboxing’ Before Crime

A robbery suspect is still at-large after holding up the Compass Savings Bank in Wilmerding.


Scott Twp. Man Arrested In Pharmacy, Grocery Store Robberies

The search for the man accused of robbing a grocery store and attempting to rob a pharmacy earlier this week is over.


Scott Twp. Using Predator Decoys To Tackle Geese Problem In Park

Officials are taking a unique approach to try and solve an ongoing Canada geese problem in Scott Township Park.


Family Escapes Injury When Debris From Demolition Crashes Through Window

A mother and her four young children escaped serious injury when debris from a building being demolished next door came crashing through their window.


Man Arrested After Allegedly Firing Shots Outside Police Station

A man was taken into custody after approaching a Turtle Creek police station and allegedly firing shots in the air Sunday.


Teen Killed In Car Crash On Way To School

A teenage girl was killed in a Westmoreland County crash Thursday morning.


Man Allegedly Struck Pregnant Girlfriend In Stomach With Pick Axe

A man is in the Washington County Jail after he allegedly struck his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach with a pick axe.


PennDOT: Full Parkway East Closure This Weekend

It’s likely to be another weekend of long lines of traffic because of the closure of the Parkway East in both the in-bound and out-bound directions.


Mother, 4 Kids Lose Home & Christmas Presents In McKeesport Fire

Firefighters are battling flames in McKeesport.


Suspects Sought In Rash Of East Liberty Area Business Robberies

Pittsburgh Police say at least six businesses were hit by robbers during a two week period from Nov. 1 to Nov. 14, in the East Liberty-Bloomfield neighborhoods.


Second Driver In Alleged Franklin Park Road Rage Incident Comes Forward

New details in an alleged road rage incident that sent a man in his 70s to the hospital.




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