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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Judge Weighing Juvenile Court For Teen In Mass Stabbing

A hearing for a teen who stabbed 20 classmates and a security guard at his western Pennsylvania high school ended without a judge ruling whether he’ll be tried as an adult.


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Local Hunter Gets Lost In The Woods While Bear Hunting

Emergency crews were able to help a hunter find his way out of the woods after becoming lost Saturday evening.


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One Woman Killed In Car Accident With Coal Truck

Three kids are now without a mother after a fatal crash involving a coal truck Friday morning. The driver said he did everything he could to avoid the collision.


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Drunk Intruder Makes Tentative Plea Deal

He had too much to drink, stumbled into the wrong house and into bed with two teenage girls. Thursday, a local man’s attorney said he never had any bad intentions, and now just wants to put it all behind him.


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Local Gun Permit Applications Surge After Paris Attacks

Applications for gun permits have surged since the Paris attacks.


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2 Woman Accused Of Scaring Restaurant Customers With Stun Gun

Two women are facing charges after police say they took a stun gun into a Westmoreland County restaurant and allegedly tormented customers with it.


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Police Investigating Cyber-Bullying Incident In Uniontown

An invasion of privacy case is being investigated at Laurel Highlands Senior High School.


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Businesses In Greensburg Facing Parking Problem

Shoppers say there’s just not enough parking, and adding spaces is not the answer. Business owners in Greensburg want to find a balance between filling the need, and keeping the character of the city.


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Couple Charged For Abusing 4-Year-Old Child

A woman has been charged in a child abuse case involving her boyfriend’s 4-year-old daughter.


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Police Investigating Vandalism In Fayette Co. Community

Halloween is long over, but the Devil’s Night antics that are often associated with that night just got started in one local community.


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Efforts Underway In Latrobe To Find Man’s Missing Service Dog

Whether he is lost or was stolen, there’s a desperate search underway in Westmoreland County to find a local man’s dog.


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Man Accused In Fatal Fayette Co. Police Chase Facing New Charges

A man accused of leading police on a chase, which caused a crash that left a woman dead and a state trooper injured, appeared in court Monday.


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Boxer Puppy Has Leg Amputated After Being Brutally Kicked By Owner’s Nephew

A man is facing animal cruelty charges for kicking his aunt’s 8-month-old puppy so hard that one of the animal’s legs had to be amputated.


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Retired State Trooper Accused Of Sexually Molesting A Teenager

A retired state trooper will stand trial on charges he had sex with a 13-year-old girl.


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New Kensington Bicyclist Hit & Killed By Tractor-Trailer

Police are investigating after a bicyclist was hit and killed by a tractor-trailer in Westmoreland County.



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