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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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Westmoreland County Crash Leaves 2 Dead

Two people were killed in a Thursday morning accident in Westmoreland County.

02/20/2014

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Woman Accused In Mother’s Fatal Beating To Stand Trial

The Westmoreland County woman accused in the fatal beating of her mother on New Year’s Eve is now headed to trial.

02/19/2014

Photo Courtesy: Bob Topper)

Home A Complete Loss After Overnight Fire In Connellsville

Fire destroyed a home in Fayette County overnight.

02/18/2014

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2 Men Facing Fines, Accused Of Illegally Dumping On Rural Property

Police crack a case of illegal dumping that had been going on for a while in a local community.

02/17/2014

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Train Derails In Vandergrift, 21 Cars Off Tracks

Emergency crews were called to the scene of a train derailment in Vandergrift Thursday morning.

02/13/2014

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State Police Worried About Growing Number Of Armed Robberies In Westmoreland Co.

Westmoreland County is seeing more than its normal share of armed robberies so far this year.

02/12/2014

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1 Injured, 1 Unaccounted For At Greene Co. Gas Well Fire

massive fire and gas well explosion this morning in Greene County has sent one worker to the hospital and left another worker missing.

02/11/2014

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Woman Dies After Skiing Accident At Seven Springs

She was a school nurse, an extraordinary cook, and an adventure. And for Roger Strane, 52 year-old Fran Strane was his soul mate.

02/10/2014

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Doctors To Go To Trial For Allegedly Selling Pills To Patients

She stood outside in the freezing cold waiting. Her name is Patty and her son’s a recovering drug addict.

02/07/2014

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Mass. Woman Donates 3 K-9 Vests To N. Huntingdon Police

North Huntingdon’s three K-9 officers now have bulletproof and stab-resistant vests.

02/06/2014

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Penn-Trafford S.D. Probes Alleged Improper Contact Between Teacher, Student

A Penn-Trafford teacher has been placed on leave as the school district investigates whether he had improper communication with a student.

02/05/2014

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Propane Tank Leak Sends Hazmat To Westmoreland Co.

Several businesses were evacuated this morning after a massive propane tank began leaking in an industrial area of Westmoreland County.

02/04/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Deals With Dire Salt Shortage

The salt situation in Westmoreland County was dire last week.

02/03/2014

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Demolition Begins On Monsour Medical Center Eyesore

A massive clawed machine and huge dump truck sit at rest now, but they are the implements that will bring about the destruction of the much-maligned Monsour Medical Center in Westmoreland County.

01/31/2014

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IUP Student Shot, Injured During Road Rage Incident

Police are investigating after a road rage incident led to a man being shot and injured early Thursday morning.

01/30/2014

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