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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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Vet Says Steel Trap That Led To Cat’s Leg Amputation Was Set Intentionally

A woman found a cat stuck in a trap, so desperate to get out, it broke its teeth biting at the metal.

05/05/2014

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Most Critically Injured Franklin Regional Student Beats The Odds, Attends Prom

Three weeks ago, he was on life support, but tonight the student most critically injured in the Franklin Regional High School stabbing attack last month, is having fun at the prom.

05/02/2014

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Police Confiscate .45-Caliber Handgun From 6-Year-Old, Arrest Mother

Police confiscated a weapon at Ramsey Elementary School Wednesday morning.

04/30/2014

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Armstrong Co. Animal Shelter Shuts Down After Dog’s Death

An Armstrong County animal shelter is shutting down for several days after one dog died and two puppies became sick on Monday.

04/29/2014

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Fayette County Crash Leaves 1 Dead

Police are investigating after one woman was killed in a Monday morning crash in Fayette County.

04/28/2014

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Franklin Regional Suspect Now Facing 21 Counts Of Attempted Homicide

Investigators have released more details into why a Franklin Regional High School student allegedly went on a stabbing spree earlier this month.

04/25/2014

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Franklin Regional Stabbing Victim Back Home, Focusing On Recovery & Prom

A Franklin Regional High School student, who was just released from the hospital two weeks after the stabbings, is telling his story.

04/24/2014

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Additional Charges Filed Against Sexual Assault Suspect

An alleged child molester is now facing additional charges.

04/23/2014

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Man Faces Charges After Allegedly Trying To Abduct IUP Student

Already in the country illegally, police say Catalino Hernandez Vijil now faces charges for attempting to abduct a female IUP student.

04/21/2014

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Police: Suspect Crashes Car Into Pond, Leaving Passenger Trapped Inside

An Indiana County man was charged after police say he led them on a chase and landed his car in a pond, trapping a teen girl inside.

04/19/2014

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Woman Faces Charges For 2012 Crash That Killed 1

A woman who was in a car crash that killed another woman back in 2012 now faces homicide by vehicle charges.

04/18/2014

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Faith, Business, Community Leaders Band Together To Help Franklin Regional

There’s been an outpouring of support in the Murrysville community for Franklin Regional High School and its students since Wednesday stabbing attack that left several with severe injuries.

04/11/2014

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Hero Security Guard Recovering After Franklin Regional Stabbing

One of the many heroes to emerge from Wednesday’s tragedy at Franklin Regional High School is a school security guard who was the first adult to encounter the stabbing suspect.

04/11/2014

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Stabbing Incident Leaves Franklin Regional Parents Upset, Worried

As soon as news broke Wednesday morning of the stabbing rampage at Franklin Regional High School, parents rushed to the school to try to find their children.

04/09/2014

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