Ross Guidotti

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Pittsburgh 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.

State Police: Drunk ATV Driver Tried To Steal Trooper’s Taser

A Fayette County man is in jail after state police say they pulled him over on his ATV for driving drunk and he tried to steal one of the trooper’s Tasers.


Toddler Hospitalized After Falling From Window In West Newton

A toddler is in the hospital after falling out of a window this afternoon in Westmoreland County.


Police: Man Accused Of Sexually Touching 7-Year-Old Girl Says She Came On To Him

A Westmoreland County woman has been charged with both prostituting herself, and also allowing customers to allegedly touch a 7-year-old girl in her care because she “needed the money.”


Couple Mowed Down By SUV While Paying Respects In Cemetery

Police are trying to solve an unsolved mystery in Fayette County after a couple were intentionally run over in the middle of a cemetery.


Police: Suspect Jumps From Roof & Flees, Plunges 15-Feet Into Storm Drain To Elude Capture

A man is in custody after police say he jumped first from a roof, led officers on a chase through Jeannette, and then jumped 15-feet into a storm drainage tunnel to try and avoid capture.


Registered Sex Offender Sought, Accused Of Assaulting 2 Boys With Autism

Police in Westmoreland County have issued an arrest warrant for a registered sex offender accused of sexually assaulting two boys with autism.


Car Crashes Through Front Door Of Fayette County Home

Talk about a frightening close call, a car came crashing through the front door of a home in Fayette County.


Former Police Recruit Accused Of Sexting With Underage Girls Going To Trial

Some of the charges filed against a former Pittsburgh Police recruit, accused of using social media apps to try to engage underage girls, were dropped Wednesday in court.


Couple Charged After Toddler Found Wandering A Second Time In Greensburg

A local couple is facing charges after their toddler was found wandering alone in the middle of the street in Westmoreland County.


Blue Angels, In Town For Airshow, Have Long History With Westmoreland Co.

The Blue Angels will be performing this weekend in the Westmoreland County Airshow.


Police: Woman Followed, Beaten & Pistol-Whipped By Suspects Who Gave Her A Ride

Police in Westmoreland County are looking for a group of men accused of following and attacking a woman after she asked them for help.


Black Bear Tranquilized, Relocated After Running Through Uniontown

A young bear was tranquilized after running through a Fayette County community Monday afternoon.


Jeannette Considers Plan To Pay Property Owners To Demolish Blighted Homes

A city in Westmoreland County could start paying property owners to demolish vacant, rundown homes.


Columbia Gas Replacing Thousands Of Feet Of Gas Lines In Jeannette

More than 5,000-feet of underground gas pipeline is being replaced in Westmoreland County, and it might impact service for some customers.


Westmoreland Co. Library Could Fold If Lifeline Tax Not Approved By Voters

Voters in six municipalities in Westmoreland County will be asked this November to approve a property tax hike to fund the Greensburg Hempfield Area Library.




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