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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Hundreds Pay Respect At Funeral For Perryopolis Police Officer

Hundreds attended the funeral for a Perryopolis Police officer who was killed in a tragic accident last weekend.

21 hours ago

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Police Seek Suspect Who Stole $100, Then Turned In Purse It Came From

Police are looking for a suspect who they say stole a woman’s purse out of a shopping cart at a Westmoreland County Walmart, took money out of it, and then returned it to the customer service desk.

12/18/2014

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Outage Of PSP’s Internet-Based Systems Brings Firearms Sales To Halt

Pennsylvania State Police are experiencing an outage which is affecting its internet–based systems.

12/17/2014

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Police: Man Threatens Troopers, Tells Officials To Bring “Some Body Bags”

A Westmoreland County man is behind bars following an argument and tense standoff with police after authorities say he allegedly threatened his wife, son and state troopers.

12/16/2014

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Hunters Getting Ready To Head Into The Woods For Buck Season

It’s a big weekend for local hunters. When the sun rises Monday, Penn’s Woods will be alive with blaze orange-clad hunters, looking for the thing hunting dreams are made of.

11/28/2014

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Thieves Steal Purse, Credit Cards Belonging To Woman Helping Less Fortunate

Police are looking for four suspects after a woman’s purse and credit cards were stolen at a Fayette County Walmart while she was trying to collect donations for a food drive.

11/26/2014

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Fayette Co. Man Charged, Accused Of Blackmail Over Alleged Affair

A man from Fayette County is accused of trying to blackmail someone who was having an affair.

11/25/2014

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Rostraver Home Invasion Suspects Ordered To Redo Preliminary Hearing

Two of four suspects charged in a Rostraver home invasion had a lot to say outside of court today.

11/24/2014

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Police Look For Greensburg Business Burglars

Police are looking for two men who broke into a disaster restoration business in Greensburg.

11/21/2014

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Jeannette Officials Investigate Thefts Of Antiquated Emergency Call Boxes

Drive around the city of Jeannette and you’ll see them all over the place.

11/20/2014

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State Police Seek 3 Suspects In Hempfield Twp. Home Invasion

State police are investigating a home invasion and robbery in West Hempfield, Westmoreland County.

11/18/2014

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Man Accused Of Terrorizing Ex’s Family After Getting Break-Up Letter In Prison

Police are looking for a man accused of terrorizing his ex-girlfriend’s family, including two of his own children, after she broke up with him while he was in prison.

11/14/2014

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Police Bust Uniontown Burglary Ring

Police in Fayette County say they successfully broke up a burglary ring.

11/13/2014

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Knife-Wielding Robbery Suspect Takes Plea Deal, Faces Year In Jail

The man accused in three armed robberies at an ATM machine in Westmoreland County was set to be in court today for a preliminary hearing, but the prosecution and defense worked out a deal.

11/12/2014

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Brush Fire Spreads Across 10 Acres In Westmoreland Co.

A brush fire burned about 10 acres of land in Westmoreland County.

11/11/2014

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