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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Motorcyclist Killed In Murrysville Crash

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Murrysville Tuesday afternoon.


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Police: Suspect Disguised In Motorcycle Helmet Tried To Hold Up Victim At ATM Using BB Guns

A man is behind bars in Westmoreland County after state police say he tried to rob another man at an ATM machine over the weekend, disguised in a motorcycle helmet and using BB guns.


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Guns, Electronics Stolen In Rostraver Vehicle Break-Ins, 3 Charged

Three people are facing charges after a series of vehicle break-ins in Westmoreland County.


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Fight Over Girl Spurs Fairchance Drive-By Shooting, 4 Arrested

Four people are facing charges for allegedly firing shots at a home in Fayette County early Wednesday morning.


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Man Accused Of Carjacking Woman At Idlewild Park Arrested After Running Out Of Gas

A Pittsburgh man is behind bars after allegedly carjacking a woman in the parking lot of Idlewild & SoakZone amusement park in Westmoreland County.


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Volunteer Firefighter Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash In Westmoreland County

A West Newton woman died late Monday night after a single vehicle crash in Sewickley Township, Westmoreland County.


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Small Plane Crashes In Greene Co., Two Men Escape Injury

Two men were able to walk away unhurt after their small plane crashed in Greene County.


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Police: Couple Accused Of Robbing Neighbor For Heroin Money

A couple is accused of robbing a woman in Westmoreland County.


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Man Sentenced For Strangling His Dog Because It ‘Wouldn’t Stop Barking’

A man who told police he strangled his dog because it “wouldn’t stop barking” was sentenced on Thursday.


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State Police Searching For Serial Storage Unit Burglar

State Police are looking for a man who is breaking into storage units in Somerset and Westmoreland counties.


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Suspects Sought After 12 Parking Meters Stolen In Greensburg

Police are investigating the theft of a dozen parking meters in Greensburg.


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Police: Woman Charged With Neglect After Child Found With 10 Decaying Teeth

A Greensburg mother is facing charges for not getting her daughter dental care despite suffering pain from several decayed teeth.


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Police Investigating Possible Attempted Child Luring In Forest Hills

Police are investigating a possible attempted child luring in Forest Hills over the weekend.


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One-Armed Man To Stand Trial In Samurai Sword Attack On Brother-In-Law

A man accused of striking his brother-in-law with a samurai sword in a dispute over marijuana will stand trial.


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Farm Owner Found Guilty Of Animal Cruelty

Daniel Weimer faced a summery trial of three counts of neglect and cruelty to animals on Thursday.




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