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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5 Injured In Somerset Co. School Bus Crash

Five people were injured when a school bus collided with a minivan in Somerset County Monday morning.

02/16/2015

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Jewelry Store Offers Reward For Stolen Rings Worth $8,000

A local jewelry store is offering a reward for three stolen diamond rings.

02/13/2015

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Lawyer Wants Teen’s Franklin Regional H.S. Stabbing Case Out Of Adult Court

The attorney for a 17-year-old boy charged in a stabbing rampage at Franklin Regional High School says the boy is responding well to mental health treatment and that they remain hopeful his criminal charges will be moved to juvenile court.

02/13/2015

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Police: Drunk Man Hits Pedestrian With Car In Indiana Co.

One man was jailed after police say he hit a pedestrian, while driving drunk in Burrell Township Wednesday night.

02/12/2015

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Police File Charges In Westmoreland Co. Crash That Injured State Trooper

Authorities have now filed charges against a West Mifflin man in connection with an October crash in Westmoreland County that seriously injured a Pennsylvania State Police trooper.

02/10/2015

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Jeannette Superintendent Outlines New Security Measures Following Teen’s Death

A local student, who was found shot and killed at a home in Westmoreland County, was laid to rest this morning.

02/09/2015

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Man Angry Over Lost Dog Facing Attempted Murder Charges After Threatening Couple

Police have charged a man with attempted criminal homicide for an incident that started over his dog and ended with an elaborate manhunt in Fayette County.

02/06/2015

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Police, Coroner Say Westmoreland Co. Teen’s Death ‘Suspicious’

Local police and a county coroner say the death of a teen in Westmoreland County is being investigated as suspicious.

02/05/2015

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Wheelchair-Bound Man, 2nd Suspect Both Facing Charges In Connellsville Robbery

Two men are now facing charges in what police say was an unusual home invasion and robbery attempt in Fayette County.

02/04/2015

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Officials: Man Claimed To Be Police Officer To Try To Lure Teen Into Car

A man is facing attempting kidnapping and luring charges after investigators say he claimed to be a police officer to try and get a teenage girl into his vehicle in Westmoreland County.

02/03/2015

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Residents Ask Arnold Officials To Make Intersection Safer After Repeated Crashes

Another car careening into a home has residents of one Westmoreland County neighborhood living in fear, and some are abandoning their houses to move elsewhere.

02/02/2015

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Several Penn Township Students Charged In Sexting Case

Several students in Penn Township are facing summary charges for allegedly sending lewd photos to other students using their cell phones.

01/29/2015

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Scrap Yard Owner Catches Theft Suspect In Westmoreland Co.

A Westmorland County man is facing theft charges after police say he was caught in the act, allegedly stealing from a local scrap yard.

01/28/2015

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Police: Suspect In Uniontown Gas Station Robbery Caught On Surveillance Video

Police say they have arrested a suspect in connection with a weekend robbery at a gas station in Fayette County.

01/27/2015

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Local Marine Killed During Training Exercise Remembered

Two Marine Corps officers killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in the Southern California desert were remembered Sunday as talented pilots.

01/26/2015

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