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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Man Accused Of Killing Ligonier Twp. Officer While DUI Pleads Guilty

A man accused of driving drunk and causing a crash that left a Ligonier Township police officer dead has pleaded guilty.


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Friends Helping Arnold Restaurant Owner After Devastating Fire

Clean-up is underway after a fire destroyed a popular, long-time restaurant in Westmoreland County.


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Man With Prosthetic Leg Loses Control Of Car, Strikes Officer Who Then Opened Fire

A Vandergrift police officer opened fire on a vehicle after being struck in the parking lot of a business Wednesday morning.


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Police: Man Breaks Into Apartment, Threatens Estranged Wife & Son With Machete

A machete-wielding man is facing charges after allegedly breaking into an apartment in Jeannette last month.


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Man Found Fatally Shot After Washington Co. House Set On Fire

A Washington County man has been found fatally shot in his home, where investigators say it appears someone tried to set fire to the residence.


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IUP Students Warned After Shooting Reported Near Campus

Students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania were warned Thursday about a shooting that happened near campus.


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Parents Of Injured Student Sue Bus Company, Driver After Live Wire Incident

A former bus driver is facing more trouble, accused of causing a Penn-Trafford Middle School student to burn his hand on a live power line.


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Westmoreland Co. Business, College Evacuated After Chemical Leak

Authorities say a western Pennsylvania business and a nearby community college were evacuated due to a chemical spill, but no injuries were reported.


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Man Charged After 4-Year-Old Found Filthy, Wandering Streets

A Vandergrift man has been charged with child neglect after a 3-year-old boy in his care was found wandering the streets.


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‘Overwhelming’ Flood Relief Arrives For Connellsville From Nashville

A 53-foot trailer arrived at the Church of Christ in Connellsville early Saturday morning.


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Gov. Wolf Visits Flood Victims In Fayette County

Gov. Tom Wolf toured the worst hit sections of Fayette County Friday.


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2 Animal Shelter Workers Attacked By Dog In Westmoreland Co.

Two people were hurt when they were attacked by a dog they were caring for at a Westmoreland County animal shelter.


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Connellsville Flood Victims Thankful For Acts Of Kindness, Generosity

Connellsville remains under a state of emergency after flash flooding over the weekend.


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Woman Arrested For Allegedly Abusing & Threatening To Kill Kids

A Westmoreland County woman is facing charges for allegedly abusing and threatening her children.



Cops: Woman Attacked Husband With Scissors Because He Drank Her Last Beer

A Fayette County wife is in trouble with the law after allegedly attacking her husband with a pair of scissors for drinking one of her beers.




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