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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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Washington Co. Man Who Shot Roommate Released With No Charges

A Washington County shooting that sent a man to the hospital early this morning was in self-defense, according to police, and it all started with a fight over a woman.

07/25/2014

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Police Kick Down Door After Stabbing Victim’s Girlfriend Refuses To Let Them In

A Fayette County man is home from the hospital after being stabbed.

07/23/2014

(Source: Pennsylvania State Police)

Police Arrest Derry Twp. Man Accused Of Torturing, Threatening Woman

State Police in Westmoreland County have arrested a man who they say is accused of threatening and torturing a woman over a period of five days earlier this month.

07/22/2014

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2 Women Robbed, Forced From Moving Vehicle At Gunpoint

Two women were injured after being forced out of a moving vehicle at gunpoint during a robbery in Westmoreland County.

07/21/2014

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Police Charge Mom, Grandparents Of Starving, Beaten Child Who Ate Insects To Survive

A Mercer County mother and grandparents are facing a long list of charges after a young boy was found beaten and nearly starved to death, reportedly capturing and eating insects for nourishment.

07/19/2014

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Old Jeannette Plant More Than Just An Eyesore

It’s not just an eyesore. What’s inside an old plant in Westmoreland County could be putting everyone who lives near it at risk.

07/18/2014

(Source: Pennsylvania State Police)

Man Facing Arson Charges For Fire At Friend’s Hempfield Twp. Business

A man is facing arson charges in two separate incidents in Westmoreland County, including one at a business where the owner tried to help the suspect out in the past.

07/17/2014

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Coroner: Body Of Armstrong Co. Missing Jet Skier Found

The body of a man who drowned while jet skiing over the weekend has reportedly been found.

07/16/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Looking To Tackle Addiction Issues With Drug Court

Experts say people dealing with hardcore addiction issues and the judicial system have a pattern of arrest, court, jail, release – arrest, court, jail, release.

07/14/2014

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Injured Vet Sgt. Doug Vitale Moves Into New Specially-Designed Home

For one local veteran, today is a very special day because he is getting a look at his new, specially-designed house.

07/04/2014

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Injured Vet Sgt. Doug Vitale Gets New Specially Designed Home

Begun in August of last year, injured Afghanistan war veteran Doug Vitale’s house construction is in the final stages.

07/03/2014

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Man Fights Attacker With Sword Using BBQ Brush Over $6 Walmart Card

Police in Fayette County arrested a man for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend’s husband with a sword.

07/02/2014

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Police Seek Access To Franklin Regional Suspect’s Cell Phone History

Investigators looking into the stabbings at Franklin Regional High School want access to Alex Hribal’s family’s cell phone records.

07/01/2014

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Jury Finds Husband Guilty In Westmoreland Co. Strangling Trial

The jury is deliberating and is expected to hand a verdict today in the case of a Westmoreland County man accused of strangling his wife.

06/27/2014

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Jurors Hear Taped Confession In Westmoreland Co. Teacher’s Murder

Jurors in the trial of a Westmoreland County man accused of strangling his wife to death heard a taped confession Thursday in court.

06/26/2014

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