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.

(Source: Dennis Marchlewski)

1 Person Shot During Lower Burrell Carjacking

Police are searching for an armed carjacker who allegedly shot his victim.

11/15/2016

Photo: Leah Nicole Caldwell

Officials Investigating Arnold House Fire

State fire marshals are investigating a blaze that seriously damaged a house in Arnold.

11/14/2016

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Natural Gas Smell Prompts Evacuations In Murrysville

Dozens of people, including many middle school students, were taken to the hospital Wednesday following a gas leak in the Murrysville area.

11/09/2016

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Bicyclist Struck & Killed By Vehicle In North Union Twp.

One person was struck by a vehicle in North Union Township Monday morning.

11/07/2016

Photo: Rostraver Police

Surveillance Video Shows Couple Overdosing With Small Kids In Van

Police discovered a man and woman unresponsive at a Rostraver gas station with two small children inside the vehicle.

11/04/2016

Photo: Westmoreland County Jail

Men Arrested For Allegedly Beating Clerk With Wrench During Robbery

Aug. 27, 2013 is a day Melvin McCloy can’t quite recall but can never forget.

11/03/2016

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Officials, Volunteers Rounding Up Fish In Donegal Lake Ahead Of Construction

Donegal Lake in Westmoreland County is being drained and volunteers were out on Wednesday scooping up trophy bass with big nets.

11/02/2016

(Source: Pennsylvania State Police)

Good Samaritan Assaulted While Trying To Return Wallet

State police are trying to identify a man who allegedly assaulted a Good Samaritan and made hundreds of dollars in fraudulent purchases.

11/01/2016

(Source: KDKA Viewer)

Investigators Believe Vandergrift Restaurant Fire May Be Suspicious

In Vandergrift, the remains of the Carpenters Café on Longfellow Street have finally stopped smoldering.

10/31/2016

Photo: Facebook

Police: Nursing Assistant Stole Money, Jewelry From Residents

A nursing home employee in Irwin has been accused of stealing from residents.

10/28/2016

Photo: Facebook

3 Arrested In Indiana Co. Double Murder

Police are investigating a double murder in Indiana County.

10/27/2016

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Driver Accused Of Hitting 2 Motorcyclists To Stand Trial

A man accused of hitting and injuring two motorcyclists earlier this month will stand trial.

10/26/2016

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Man Charged With Abusing, Threatening To Kill Pregnant Girlfriend

A man has been arrested after allegedly abusing his pregnant girlfriend in Westmoreland County.

10/25/2016

(Source: Westmoreland County Jail)

Neighbor: Woman Who Stole Sick Mom’s Money Imprisoned Her In Bedroom

Investigators say Teri Lyn Padgett stole money from her dementia patient mother and used the cash for online psychics.

10/24/2016

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1 Man Injured In Plane Crash At Arnold Palmer Airport

One person was injured when a small plane crashed at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport Friday morning.

10/14/2016

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