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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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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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WPIAL Suspends Basketball Coach After Alleged Incident With Referee

A high school basketball coach will have to watch from the stands when his team competes in the WPIAL playoffs.

01/29/2014

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Man To Stand Trial In Fayette Co. Fatal Child Abuse Case

A man will stand trial in connection with a case of child abuse that left his 20-month-old girl dead in November.

01/29/2014

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Man Arrested After Urinating Dog Fuels Indiana Co. Standoff

State police say an Indiana County man was in custody after surrendering to end an armed standoff, which police believe was fueled by alcohol and an argument with a friend over how to discipline a dog that urinated in the man’s apartment.

01/28/2014

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Police Search For Person Of Interest After Masontown Homes Robbed

Masontown home invasions terrified the residents as the suspects pistol whipped their victims before escaping.

01/27/2014

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Investigators: Couple Locked 3-Year-Old In Trunk To Cure His Fear Of Darkness

A couple accused of putting their son in the trunk of their car to cure his fear of darkness appeared in a Westmoreland County courtroom today.

01/24/2014

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Jeannette Officials Hoping For Funding To Raze Monsour Medical Center

It’s been an alleged hangout for drug dealers, drug users, arsonists and squatters; but soon, if funding from the state comes through, the old Monsour Medical Center in Jeannette may become a memory.

01/23/2014

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State Police Seek Man Accused Of Threatening Ex-Wife’s Life

State police are asking for the public’s help as they continue searching for a man who allegedly threatened the life of his ex-wife.

01/22/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Man Arrested After Fatally Shooting Friend

One man has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Westmoreland County early Tuesday morning.

01/21/2014

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Belle Vernon Doctors Face Charges In Prescription Drug Scheme

Three doctors are facing charges in a prescription drug theft scheme at a local chiropractor’s office.

01/17/2014

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Country Music Performer Facing Child Abuse Charges

A Derry Township man is behind bars, facing several counts of child abuse.

01/15/2014

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