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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Airline Seeking Approval For Commuter Flights From Latrobe To Pittsburgh

Commuter flights from Latrobe to Pittsburgh could be added soon if a carrier’s plan is approved.


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House Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing On Police Body Cameras

There has been debate over whether police should be required to wear cameras and if they do, how the video should be regulated. The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the matter Wednesday in the Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe.


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Westmoreland Co. Constable Charged In Domestic Dispute

A man elected to be a constable in Westmoreland County is charged with beating his girlfriend.


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Police: Man Fatally Beat Cat Because ‘He Didn’t Want It To Scratch Anybody’

A man in Westmoreland County was arrested on animal cruelty charges overnight after police say he killed a cat by swinging it around, hitting it off of a porch and punching it.


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Volunteer Firefighter Facing Charges In Connection With 5 Indiana Co. Arsons

A 19-year-old man is facing charges in connection with a series of arson fires in Indiana County.


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Greensburg Diocese Selling Sprawling Mansion Formerly Used By Bishops

A property once used by several bishops in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Greensburg will be put up for sale.


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Motorcyclist Killed In Murrysville Crash

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Murrysville Tuesday afternoon.


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Police: Suspect Disguised In Motorcycle Helmet Tried To Hold Up Victim At ATM Using BB Guns

A man is behind bars in Westmoreland County after state police say he tried to rob another man at an ATM machine over the weekend, disguised in a motorcycle helmet and using BB guns.


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Guns, Electronics Stolen In Rostraver Vehicle Break-Ins, 3 Charged

Three people are facing charges after a series of vehicle break-ins in Westmoreland County.


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Fight Over Girl Spurs Fairchance Drive-By Shooting, 4 Arrested

Four people are facing charges for allegedly firing shots at a home in Fayette County early Wednesday morning.


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Man Accused Of Carjacking Woman At Idlewild Park Arrested After Running Out Of Gas

A Pittsburgh man is behind bars after allegedly carjacking a woman in the parking lot of Idlewild & SoakZone amusement park in Westmoreland County.


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Volunteer Firefighter Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash In Westmoreland County

A West Newton woman died late Monday night after a single vehicle crash in Sewickley Township, Westmoreland County.


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Small Plane Crashes In Greene Co., Two Men Escape Injury

Two men were able to walk away unhurt after their small plane crashed in Greene County.


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Police: Couple Accused Of Robbing Neighbor For Heroin Money

A couple is accused of robbing a woman in Westmoreland County.


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Man Sentenced For Strangling His Dog Because It ‘Wouldn’t Stop Barking’

A man who told police he strangled his dog because it “wouldn’t stop barking” was sentenced on Thursday.




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