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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CMU Grad Student Arrested, Charged With Running Meth Ring

A Carnegie Mellon University graduate student was arrested Wednesday and is now facing drug charges, accused of running a meth distribution ring that stretched from Pittsburgh to the state of California.

03/11/2015

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Greensburg Salem Teacher Charged After Being Pulled Over Twice On Same Day

A Westmoreland County teacher has been put on leave and is now facing charges after he was pulled over twice last weekend for allegedly driving under the influence.

03/11/2015

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Mt. Lebanon Commissioners: Deer Culling Plan “Is In Best Interest” Of Community

Those for and against Mount Lebanon’s controversial deer culling plan were out once again Tuesday evening to have their voices heard at community meeting.

03/10/2015

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Local 8-Year-Old Who Died Of Cancer To Be Inducted Into WWE Hall Of Fame

Connor Michalek was diminutive in stature, but like his WWE wrestling heroes, he was as tough as they come with the heart of a champion.

03/09/2015

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52-Year-Old Charged With Giving Teen Girls Guns To Pose With On Facebook

A Westmoreland County man charged with robbing a convenience store with a teen girl is now also accused of giving other teens girls guns to pose with on Facebook and taking one to get a tattoo.

03/06/2015

Flooding in Fayette City, Fayette County, at the intersection of South 201 and Connellsville Street. It's estimated there's about 7 feet of water.  (Photo Credit: Ross Guidotti)

Flooding Closes Roads In Fayette, Greene, Washington, Westmoreland Co.

The latest round of snow and precipitation has caused traffic issues across the Pittsburgh region, and now PennDOT says several roads in multiple counties have been shut down.

03/05/2015

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Man Arrested, Charged In Hempfield Twp. Road Rage Incident

A man has been arrested after police say he beat up a driver in an allegedly road rage incident in Westmoreland County.

03/03/2015

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Loved Ones Remember Charleroi Teen Killed In Crash

A young man killed in a car crash earlier this week was remembered Saturday night.

03/01/2015

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Police: Man Jailed For Using Antlers To Attack Disabled Dad

A Washington County man has been jailed on charges he used a set of mounted deer antlers to attack his disabled father.

02/27/2015

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Chief: 50-Year-Old Woman Urged Teens To Chug Beer At Party

Authorities say a 50-year-old Pennsylvania woman can be seen on video chugging beer with teens and laughing at a passed-out girl while hosting an underage drinking party at her home.

02/26/2015

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Middle School Aide Charged With Assaulting Special Ed Student

An aide at a local middle school is facing charges after police say she assaulted a special education student.

02/26/2015

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Suspect Identified After Woman Found Dead In Car On Route 40

An arrest warrant has been issued after a woman was found dead in her car in Fayette County this weekend.

02/25/2015

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2 In Custody In String Of Burglaries, Thefts In Westmoreland Co.

GREENSBURG (KDKA) — Police have two suspects in custody in a rash of burglaries and thefts in Westmoreland County. Tyler Williams, 18, was already in the Westmoreland County Jail in connection with one home burglary […]

02/24/2015

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Woman’s Shooting Death A Mystery After She Was Found In Car Along Rt. 40

A woman was found dead in her car in Fayette County Saturday.

02/23/2015

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Indiana Co. Woman Dies After Robbery & Assault, 1 Suspect In Custody

One person is in custody after an Indiana County woman died of a heart attack following an assault and robbery Friday morning.

02/20/2015

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