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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Daughter Saves Legally Blind Mother, Baby From House Fire

Gwendolyn Robinson was just drifting away into a nap when, despite being legally blind, she saw a glowing danger nearby.

08/31/2014

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Jeannette Residents Fed Up With Vermin-Infested Trash House

People who live in one Westmoreland County town say they are tired of trash, flies and other vermin.

08/29/2014

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Fayette Co. Couple Accused Of Starving Dog To Death, Neglecting 2 Others

Empty dog bowls and heavy steel chains are the lone visual symbols of what neighbors say was a terrible scene of animal cruelty in a backyard in Fayette County.

08/28/2014

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DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In Stahlstown

The Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.

08/27/2014

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Ligonier Residents Upset Over Proposed Cell Tower Site

A proposed site for a new cell tower is generating plenty of controversy in Westmoreland County.

08/27/2014

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Police Arrest 1, Seize Drugs, Weapons In Separate Penn Twp. Investigations

Police in Westmoreland County have one person in custody and seized drugs, hundreds of dollars in cash and weapons in two separate investigations in Penn Township.

08/26/2014

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Man, Woman Accused Of Robbing Fayette Co. Bank Arrested

A man and woman accused of robbing a Fayette County bank are now in police custody after a day-long manhunt.

08/22/2014

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Shooting Victim’s Ex-Wife Says Neighbors Saw Someone Run From Scene

Police in Westmoreland County are still trying to figure out who shot and killed a couple in New Kensington.

08/21/2014

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New Kensington Shooting Leaves 2 Dead

A Wednesday morning shooting in New Kensington left two people dead.

08/20/2014

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1 Dead, 5 Injured In Indiana Co. Coal Truck Crash

Emergency crews were called to the scene of an accident involving a coal truck and another vehicle in Indiana County this morning.

08/19/2014

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Elderly Sisters Targeted In Roofing Inspection Scam

We’ve heard the story before, and this one’s just as heart breaking.

08/14/2014

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Charges Dismissed Against Westmoreland Co. Murder Suspect

A judge in Westmoreland County dismissed murder charges against a man accused of killing his girlfriend because of insufficient evidence.

08/13/2014

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Truck Driver Arrested For Allegedly Trying To Choke Trooper During Traffic Stop

A truck driver has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a Pennsylvania State Police trooper during a traffic stop.

08/12/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Man Arrested For Kicking 3 Young Children Out Of Home

A man was arrested after locking his three young children out of the house in Westmoreland County.

08/11/2014

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Registered Sex Offender Accused Of Assaulting 13-Year-Old Girl

A registered sex offender is back behind bars, accused of sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in Westmoreland County.

08/08/2014

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