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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Investigators: 4-Week-Old Baby Suffered “Extraordinary Physical Abuse”

Doctors say there is no other explanation for a local baby’s injuries, other than physical violence.

04/24/2015

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Man In Top Hat, Accomplice Take Cash Box From Family Fun Center

Two men are accused of stealing a cash box from a business in Greensburg. The SeaBase Family Fun Center was left unlocked Monday into Tuesday so workers could go inside to clean the carpet.

04/23/2015

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Connellsville Cop Charged With Accepting Sexual Favors From Girl, 16

A Connellsville Police officer is facing charges after allegedly accepting sexual favors from a teenager.

04/22/2015

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Man Accused Of Pointing Gun At Mom, Firing Shots That Nearly Hit Pregnant Wife & Son

A man is behind bars in the Westmoreland County Prison, accused firing shots and pointing a gun at his own mother, nearly hitting his pregnant wife and their young son.

04/21/2015

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Woman Flees On Shopping Cart After Stealing Groceries From Walmart

She looked like an ordinary shopper, but her exit from a local Walmart was anything but – using her cart as her getaway.

04/20/2015

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Man Charged With Embezzling $113,000 From Car Dealership

At one point, Brandon Varner was an associate of a Greensburg car dealership.

04/16/2015

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Charged Norwin Teacher’s Husband To Stand Trial For Witness Intimidation

The husband of a Norwin School District teacher, who is charged with selling heroin, will stand trial for trying to intimidate the informant in the case.

04/15/2015

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State Police Still Looking For Tractor Trailer Driver Involved In Fatal I-70 Wrong Way Crash

It’s been more than a year since the tragic accident that led to a woman being hit by a tractor trailer in Westmoreland County, and still police and family members are trying to figure out who was behind the wheel of that big rig.

04/13/2015

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Monroeville Shooting Leaves 1 Dead

One person was killed in a shooting in Monroeville early Sunday morning.

04/12/2015

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5K For Peace Preceded By Homewood Shooting

With a bright sun shining over, Homewood residents took to the street in force, with members of Pittsburgh’s Police force.

04/11/2015

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Jeannette Fire Deemed Arson, Cause Of 2nd One Still Unknown

Police say a Jeannette fire back in January was intentionally set and they’re still trying to determine the cause of a second fire.

04/10/2015

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Contractor Installing Highway Guide Rails Hit, Killed By Company Car

A contractor installing guide rails along a Washington County highway was killed when he was struck by a company car.

04/10/2015

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Community Healing 1 Year After Franklin Regional Stabbings

Exactly one year after 21 students and a security guard were stabbed at Franklin Regional High School, the district reports students and staff are healing emotionally.

04/09/2015

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Kids Playing With Firecrackers Spark North Fayette Brush Fire

A brush fire sent plumes of smoke into the air this afternoon near several homes in North Fayette Township, and it wasn’t the only one reported today.

04/06/2015

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Neighbors Rescue 3 Trapped Inside House On Fire In McKeesport

Neighbors rushed to the rescue as three people had no idea their home was on fire.

04/05/2015

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