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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5K For Peace Preceded By Homewood Shooting

With a bright sun shining over, Homewood residents took to the street in force, with members of Pittsburgh’s Police force.

04/11/2015

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Jeannette Fire Deemed Arson, Cause Of 2nd One Still Unknown

Police say a Jeannette fire back in January was intentionally set and they’re still trying to determine the cause of a second fire.

04/10/2015

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Contractor Installing Highway Guide Rails Hit, Killed By Company Car

A contractor installing guide rails along a Washington County highway was killed when he was struck by a company car.

04/10/2015

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Community Healing 1 Year After Franklin Regional Stabbings

Exactly one year after 21 students and a security guard were stabbed at Franklin Regional High School, the district reports students and staff are healing emotionally.

04/09/2015

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Kids Playing With Firecrackers Spark North Fayette Brush Fire

A brush fire sent plumes of smoke into the air this afternoon near several homes in North Fayette Township, and it wasn’t the only one reported today.

04/06/2015

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Neighbors Rescue 3 Trapped Inside House On Fire In McKeesport

Neighbors rushed to the rescue as three people had no idea their home was on fire.

04/05/2015

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Jeannette Authorities Issue Warning After Several Bottle Bombs Found

If you walk along South 7th Street in Jeannette, you’ll likely see lots of old bottles.

04/02/2015

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1 Woman Killed, 2 Others Injured In 3-Vehicle Crash On Route 8

One woman is dead and another person hurt after a three-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon in Shaler Township.

03/31/2015

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Officials: Police Impersonation Suspect Pulls Over Teen In Export

State Police are looking for a police impersonation suspect who pulled over a teenage driver in Westmoreland County.

03/26/2015

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Mother, Stepfather Charged In Indiana Co. Child Abuse Case

The mother of a young boy, who police say was beaten so severely he had to be hospitalized, is now behind bars in Indiana County and facing serious charges.

03/25/2015

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Teacher’s Aide Accused Of Throwing Shoe To Attend Rehab Program

A teacher’s aide, accused of throwing a shoe at a special needs student, has been accepted into a rehab program.

03/24/2015

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Vet Clinic Office Manager Charged With Taking Thousands From Business

A woman who used to work as an office manager at a veterinary clinic in Hempfield Township is accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the business.

03/24/2015

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New Charges Filed Against Man Accused Of Torturing Woman In Westmoreland Co.

A man from Latrobe, who is accused of holding a woman captive and torturing her, was in court Monday morning for a preliminary hearing.

03/23/2015

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Man Shot Outside Of Hunker Home, Suspect Sought

A 67-year-old man is in serious condition after he was shot while sitting in a car outside of his home in Westmoreland County.

03/19/2015

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1 Dead In Westmoreland Co. Motel Fire

At least one person has died in a Thursday morning motel fire in Westmoreland County.

03/19/2015

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