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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Neighbor: Woman Who Stole Sick Mom’s Money Imprisoned Her In Bedroom

Investigators say Teri Lyn Padgett stole money from her dementia patient mother and used the cash for online psychics.


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1 Man Injured In Plane Crash At Arnold Palmer Airport

One person was injured when a small plane crashed at the Arnold Palmer Regional Airport Friday morning.


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Surveillance Video Released Of Masked Suspect Wanted In General Store Robbery

Police are releasing surveillance video in hopes that it will help them track down a masked suspect accused of robbing a general store in Indiana County.


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Man Facing Dozens Of Charges After Starved, Neglected Animals Found On Farm

An man is facing more than 50 counts of animal cruelty after starving and neglected animals were found on his farm in Indiana County.


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Hit & Run Driver Sought After Striking Motorcyclists At Stop Sign

Two motorcyclists were injured when they were hit from behind while stopped at a stop sign in Westmoreland County.


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Police: Man Violates Protection Order, Terrorizes Estranged Wife

A Washington Township man is facing charges after he allegedly terrorized a woman and burned her house down.


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Abandoned Animals Rescued From Westmoreland Co. Trailer

Westmoreland County humane officers removed dozens of animals from a vacant trailer in Bolivar Friday.


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Family: Mom Had Extreme Views On Nutrition, Only Fed Malnourished Boy Fruit & Nuts

A mother in Fayette County is facing charges for allegedly starving her 11-month-old son.


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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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