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 Identify Man Allegedly Using Sob Stories To Rob People

Police have identified a man allegedly using sob stories to rob people in New Kensington.


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Latrobe Murder Witnesses Recount Shooting Details

Police say suspects in a Latrobe murder conspired to rob an alleged drug dealer but 20-year-old Daniel McNerny ended up shot.


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Family Of Junior Wrestler Taking Belle Vernon School District To Court

The family of a junior wrestler at Belle Vernon Area High School is taking the district to court.


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Leechburg School Board Member Threatened With Blackmail

As the Leechburg School District grapples with a hazing investigation into the boy’s basketball team, a school board member has received a threatening message.


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Police: Woman Claims To Have Brain Cancer, Steals $400 Wig From Boutique For Cancer Patients

For more than two decades, a boutique in Westmoreland County has been helping women who are going through some of the worst times of their lives as they deal with illness and other issues.



Police: Man Pointed Gun At Plow Driver In Westmoreland Co.

Authorities say a plow truck driver in western Pennsylvania reported being threatened with a gun by a motorist over the weekend.


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Cop Fired, Charged With Pointing A Gun At Ex-Wife’s Husband

A western Pennsylvania police officer accused of pointing a gun at his ex-wife’s husband and threatening to kill him has been fired.


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Nemacolin Couple Found Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police are investigating after two people were found dead inside a Greene County home Thursday morning.


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Police: Alleged Shoplifter Tried To Bite Security Officer At Greensburg Macy’s

An alleged shoplifter is in custody after police say he used Mace and attempted to bite a security officer while trying to get away with purses from a department store in Westmoreland County.


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Snow Falls Across Area, Prompts Early Dismissals In Southern School Districts

The snow has been flying for much of the day, coating the area in a fresh blanket of snow.


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Police Investigating Mount Pleasant Car Break-Ins

Police are investigating a string of car break-ins in Mount Pleasant.


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Ohiopyle State Park Forced To Cancel Winterfest Due To Lack Of Winter

Ohiopyle State Park has canceled Winterfest due to a lack of, well, winter.


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Plans Underway To Restore Historic Bell Tower In Greensburg

More than a century has passed and the old bell atop No. 8 Hose and Engine in Greensburg, Westmoreland County, has stood ready to ring out a warning.


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Demolition Of Monsour Medical Center Underway

One look around the Monsour Medical Center and the word ‘progress’ comes to mind.


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Police: Driver Hits Road Crew Worker, Drags Telephone Wire For 2 Miles

A man is accused of speeding through a work zone in Jeannette, hitting a worker and snagging a wire with his truck.




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