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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Indiana Co. Judge Charged With Hit-And-Run, Obstructing Law

An Indiana County judge has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident and obstructing justice after she allegedly sideswiped an oncoming vehicle last month.

10/09/2014

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Police Search For Westmoreland Co. Store Flasher

Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman shopping in a Hempfield Township store.

10/08/2014

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Toddler Burned In Indiana County Fire

A toddler was burned in a house fire in South Mahoning Township.

10/07/2014

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1,500 Trees To Be Cut Down Due To Emerald Ash Beetle Damage

Hundreds of ash trees in Western Pennsylvania have been especially hard-hit by invasive beetles.

10/07/2014

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Robber Attempts To Hold Up Boxing Champion Clerk

He’s a local store clerk by day, a boxing champion by night. But his act of bravery could cost him his Olympic dream.

10/06/2014

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Suspect Confesses To Setting String Of Fires In New Kensington

Black soot stains on walls around town tell the tale of a firebug on the loose in New Kensington.

10/04/2014

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Police Release Surveillance Video In Grocery Store Robbery

Police in Westmoreland County are asking for help from the public after surveillance cameras captured a bold robbery at a grocery store in New Kensington.

10/03/2014

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Sources: Man Stabbed Repeatedly, Including With Sword In Blairsville

Police are investigating after a man was stabbed to death with a samurai sword in Indiana County.

10/02/2014

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2 Face Endangerment Charges After Child’s Near-Drowning

A Westmoreland County couple has been charged with endangering their four children after police found deplorable conditions in their home after their baby almost drowned in a bathtub.

10/01/2014

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Woman Sentenced To Pay Restitution After Embezzling $100K From Bookstore

She admitted to stealing thousands from a Westmoreland County community college bookstore.

09/30/2014

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Testimony: Franklin Regional Stabbing Suspect’s Attack Inspired By Columbine

A judge is set to hear evidence and arguments about whether a 16-year-old boy charged in a stabbing rampage at a western Pennsylvania high school should be moved to a mental health facility.

09/26/2014

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Man Charged After Stealing Rifle From Police Car

A man from Jeannette is accused of trying to steal a rifle from a police car.

09/24/2014

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Greensburg State Troopers Called In To Help With Ambush Suspect Search

Some local state troopers are now heading to northeastern Pennsylvania to help in the intensive manhunt for the suspect accused in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks.

09/23/2014

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Car Break-In Leads To Larger Credit Card Theft Scam

KDKA has done a lot of reporting on the record number of car break-ins in Westmoreland County, but recently one happened with a twist and it involved credit card fraud.

09/22/2014

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Service Marks 13th Anniversary Of 9/11 At Flight 93 Memorial

This date 13 years ago is one Americans will never forget, when terrorists took aim at America.

09/11/2014

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