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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Cashier Refuses To Open Cash Register During Attempted Robbery

A man pulled out a weapon while attempting to rob a Walgreens in Westmoreland County on New Year’s Eve, but he got away empty-handed.


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Monessen Man Accused Of Attacking Woman With Hatchet

A Westmoreland County man is accused of attacking a woman with a hatchet.


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Crews Begin Clean-Up Of Greenfield Bridge Debris

The city has been planning the Greenfield Bridge implosion for years, and now, they’re working to clear it out and build a new one.


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Police Investigating Attempted Break-In At Latrobe Magistrate’s Office

Police in Westmoreland County are looking for whoever broke into a magistrate’s office by sneaking in through the back window sometime over the weekend.


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Westmoreland Co. Police Officers Spread Holiday Cheer To Local Kids

Officers in Westmoreland County were out Wednesday to spread some holiday cheer. But instead of patrolling the streets, they patrolled store aisles with some children in need.


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Man To Stand Trial For Indecent Assault Of High School Student

A man will stand trial for alleged indecent assault of a Norwin High School student.


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Man Says He Was Moving Out West After Police Raid Home, Find Pot Growing Operation

Police and other law enforcement officials say they found large amounts of marijuana when they raided an alleged growing operation set up in a home in Indiana County recently.


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Preliminary Hearing Held For Man Accused In Fatal Fayette Co. Police Chase

A man accused of leading police on a high speed chase in Fayette County that ended in a fatal accident was in court Monday.


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State Budget Impasse Taking Toll On Westmoreland County Food Bank

The Westmoreland County Food Bank is $200,000 behind in donations from last year.


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No Snow, No Dough: Ski Resorts Waiting To Open

Skiers and workers at Seven Springs are watching and waiting for snow.


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Composite Sketch Released Of Remains Of Unidentified Teenager

Police have released a sketch of an unidentified teenager whose remains were exhumed from a grave in Westmoreland County.


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Police: Burglary Suspect Identified By Name On Shirt

Police say a suspect had his first name stenciled on a sweatshirt he wore while breaking into a western Pennsylvania taxi company where he used to work.


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One Dead After Car Fire In Wilkinsburg

A man died early Sunday morning following a car fire in Wilkinsburg.


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Fallen St. Clair Twp. Officer Laid To Rest

This morning, hundreds of police officers from the area converged on Johnstown to remember a fallen officer.


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Community, Fellow Officers Saying Goodbye To Fallen St. Clair Twp. Officer

Friends, family and police from all over are saying goodbye to a local officer who was killed in the line of duty last weekend.




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