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.
State police and Hempfield Area School District officials are investigating after a racist rap video was posted on social media.
A few local movie theaters are going through some big upgrades, and that means changes for the moviegoers who use them.
The Connellsville Area School Board has voted to close four of the district’s eight elementary schools.
A worker at a residence of court adjudicated youth is facing charges for allegedly having sex with a resident.
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Although necessary, TSA security check is the bane of modern day air travel.
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