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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Police: Woman Charged With Neglect After Child Found With 10 Decaying Teeth

A Greensburg mother is facing charges for not getting her daughter dental care despite suffering pain from several decayed teeth.


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Police Investigating Possible Attempted Child Luring In Forest Hills

Police are investigating a possible attempted child luring in Forest Hills over the weekend.


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One-Armed Man To Stand Trial In Samurai Sword Attack On Brother-In-Law

A man accused of striking his brother-in-law with a samurai sword in a dispute over marijuana will stand trial.


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Farm Owner Found Guilty Of Animal Cruelty

Daniel Weimer faced a summery trial of three counts of neglect and cruelty to animals on Thursday.


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Man Allegedly Pulls Gun On Neighbor For Throwing Weeds In His Yard

It was neighbor versus neighbor in Indiana County when one man was pulling weeds and the other decided to pull a gun Tuesday afternoon.



Boy, 8, Killed In Westmoreland County Vehicle Accident

A rear-end type crash killed an 8-year-old boy Monday in Westmoreland County.


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Carjacking Victim ‘Ready & Willing’ To Face Alleged Attacker In Court

Ronald Shissler Jr.’s prelimanary hearing on charges he grabbed a young mother’s neck while she was getting into her car was waived on Friday.


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Farmers’ Market Ordered By PennDOT To Remove Roadside Signs

A farmers’ market in Rostraver Township is fighting to keep their roadside signs up after being ordered by PennDOT to take them down.


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Deer Poaching Suspect Gets 50-Year Hunting License Suspension

Alleged members of a poaching ring, who the state Game Commission says is responsible for illegally harvesting nearly a dozen deer in the area, were in court Wednesday.


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3 Arrested, Heroin & Weapons Seized In New Kensington Drug Raids

Recent drug raids in New Kensington have taken heroin and weapons off the streets in Westmoreland County.


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Trial Date Set For Franklin Regional H.S. Stabbing Suspect

A trial date is now set for Franklin Regional High School stabbing suspect Alex Hribal.


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Uniontown Buried By Feet Of Water After Flash Flooding

Central Uniontown was hit hardest by Thursday’s flash flooding.


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One-Armed Man Charged In Samurai Sword Attack On Brother-In-Law

A Westmoreland County man is facing charges for allegedly striking his brother-in-law with a samurai sword.


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Ligonier Police Welcome 15-Month-Old K-9 In Training

Since the tragic death of Lt. Eric Eslary, Ligonier Township has been without a canine officer.


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Authorities Investigate Suspicious Death Of Jeannette Teen

Authorities are investigating after a teen died in Jeannette this weekend.




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