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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Greensburg State Troopers Called In To Help With Ambush Suspect Search

Some local state troopers are now heading to northeastern Pennsylvania to help in the intensive manhunt for the suspect accused in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks.

09/23/2014

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Car Break-In Leads To Larger Credit Card Theft Scam

KDKA has done a lot of reporting on the record number of car break-ins in Westmoreland County, but recently one happened with a twist and it involved credit card fraud.

09/22/2014

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Service Marks 13th Anniversary Of 9/11 At Flight 93 Memorial

This date 13 years ago is one Americans will never forget, when terrorists took aim at America.

09/11/2014

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Suspect Accused Of Scamming Elderly Women To Support Dog Show Hobby Headed To Trial

A Westmoreland County woman accused of ripping off two elderly women to cover the expenses of her dog show hobby is going to trial.

09/10/2014

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Charleroi Woman Killed In Access Vehicle Crash

An 84-year-old woman has died following an accident Monday in Westmoreland County.

09/09/2014

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Man Arrested After Attempted Fayette Co. Super 8 Motel Robbery

A man has been arrested after an attempted robbery at a Fayette County motel early Saturday morning.

09/08/2014

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State Police Alert Westmoreland Co. Residents To Record Number Of Vehicle Break-Ins

Vehicle break-ins happen all the time, but for state troopers in Westmoreland County, the totals are unprecedented.

09/04/2014

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New Law Puts 2 Alleged Drug Dealers Behind Bars In Fatal Overdose

Two men are charged with allegedly providing the drugs that led to another man’s death in Westmoreland County.

09/03/2014

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Police: Man Grabs Officer’s Taser After Holding Woman Hostage

Police officers will tell you domestic calls are some of the most dangerous calls you can go on.

09/02/2014

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Police: Man Drove 2 Miles With Girlfriend On Car, Beat Her With Crutches

It was a wild ride for a local couple.

09/01/2014

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Cancelled Wedding-Turned Charity Event A Big Hit

The Priority on Pittsburgh’s North Side was the site of a cancelled wedding Sunday night, but it was still packed with people.

08/31/2014

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Daughter Saves Legally Blind Mother, Baby From House Fire

Gwendolyn Robinson was just drifting away into a nap when, despite being legally blind, she saw a glowing danger nearby.

08/31/2014

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Jeannette Residents Fed Up With Vermin-Infested Trash House

People who live in one Westmoreland County town say they are tired of trash, flies and other vermin.

08/29/2014

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Fayette Co. Couple Accused Of Starving Dog To Death, Neglecting 2 Others

Empty dog bowls and heavy steel chains are the lone visual symbols of what neighbors say was a terrible scene of animal cruelty in a backyard in Fayette County.

08/28/2014

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DEP Orders Drilling Company To Clean Up Water Supply In Stahlstown

The Department of Environmental Protection has put a drilling company on notice after drinking water was contaminated by gas drilling wastewater in Westmoreland County.

08/27/2014

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