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Ross Guidotti

guidotti Ross GuidottiPittsburgh native and Point Park graduate Ross Guidotti joined KDKA-TV in 2001 as a general assignment reporter.

During his career, Ross has covered major stories including hurricanes, forest fires, efforts to impeach former President Bill Clinton and the Sago mine disaster.

In 1995 he began reporting for WHSV-TV in Harrisonburg, Virginia. In 1996 he moved to WJAC-TV in Johnstown, Pennsylvania and in 1998. In Johnstown, Ross wrote, produced and hosted the Emmy nominated special “Who Will Protect the Children?” WTVR-TV in Richmond, Virginia was the next stop. Ross has also been nominated for 3 Emmys and was awarded one in 2003. Ross was also awarded A Golden Quill, and an Associated Press Award in 2003.

Ross served in the United States Marine Corps and is a Desert Storm veteran. His hobbies include anything mechanical, weight-training, playing and coaching ice hockey, skiing and golf.

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Man Faces Charges After Allegedly Trying To Abduct IUP Student

Already in the country illegally, police say Catalino Hernandez Vijil now faces charges for attempting to abduct a female IUP student.

04/21/2014

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Police: Suspect Crashes Car Into Pond, Leaving Passenger Trapped Inside

An Indiana County man was charged after police say he led them on a chase and landed his car in a pond, trapping a teen girl inside.

04/19/2014

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Woman Faces Charges For 2012 Crash That Killed 1

A woman who was in a car crash that killed another woman back in 2012 now faces homicide by vehicle charges.

04/18/2014

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Faith, Business, Community Leaders Band Together To Help Franklin Regional

There’s been an outpouring of support in the Murrysville community for Franklin Regional High School and its students since Wednesday stabbing attack that left several with severe injuries.

04/11/2014

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Hero Security Guard Recovering After Franklin Regional Stabbing

One of the many heroes to emerge from Wednesday’s tragedy at Franklin Regional High School is a school security guard who was the first adult to encounter the stabbing suspect.

04/11/2014

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Stabbing Incident Leaves Franklin Regional Parents Upset, Worried

As soon as news broke Wednesday morning of the stabbing rampage at Franklin Regional High School, parents rushed to the school to try to find their children.

04/09/2014

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Victim Takes Stand In Derry Twp. Road Rage Trial

The trial is underway in an alleged road rage incident from 2011 with the victim taking the stand today testifying he was hit with a stick while being pushed off the road.

04/08/2014

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Police: Mother Allowed Man To Physically Abuse 5- And 6-Year-Old Sons

State Police say a home in Grapeville was a house of horrors.

04/07/2014

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Babysitter Accused Of Beating 2-Year-Old In Court

The Bentleyville man accused of beating a 2-year-old girl he was babysitting will go to trial.

03/28/2014

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Youngwood Firefighter Laid To Rest

Family and friends said goodbye to a firefighter who lost his life in the line of duty this morning.

03/27/2014

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Victim’s Family Increases Reward In Derry Twp. Cold Case

Seven years after her death, a Westmoreland County woman’s murder remains unsolved.

03/26/2014

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Hearing Continued For Pastor Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Girl

A preliminary hearing for a local church pastor, charged with molesting a girl in his congregation, was continued Tuesday because new alleged victims came forward.

03/25/2014

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New State Law Allows School Buses To Record Sound

It used to be if you to be if you had a camera on a school bus, you could only record video.

03/24/2014

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1 Dead, 3 Injured In Head-On Crash In Westmoreland Co.

A woman is dead and three others suffered significant injuries in a two-vehicle accident this afternoon in Westmoreland County.

03/21/2014

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