Ralph Iannotti

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Ralph Iannotti began working as a KDKA-TV general assignment reporter in 1982. You can watch for his reports weeknights on KDKA-TV News at Eleven.

Ralph is an investigative reporter and produces a weekly segment called “Crime Stoppers” in cooperation with local police departments. This segment provides information to viewers about unsolved cases in an effort to bring the fugitives to justice. Ralph is well known for his gritty no-nonsense style and his track record of being first to break major stories.

Ralph started his broadcast career in 1968 as a radio talk show host with WAFS-AM in Amsterdam, New York. From 1967 to 1976, he worked as an announcer and then news director at radio station WPTR, in Albany, New York. In 1974, Ralph joined The New York Daily News as a special Albany correspondent. Two years later, he began working at WTEN-TV in Albany, New York as a weekend anchor, special projects coordinator, and general assignment/features reporter. While he was at WTEN-TV, Ralph received an award for producing the best local radio commercial.

Ralph recently, was the recipient of distinguished service award from the 2,000 member Pennsylvania Homicide Investigators Association – in recognition of his work with Western Pennsylvania Police Agencies.

Ralph attended Emerson College in Boston and currently lives in the South Hills. His hobbies include bike riding, weightlifting and jogging.

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Police: Inmate Charged With Raping Transgender Cellmate

An inmate in the Allegheny County Jail is facing a rape charge.

07/19/2018

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07/16/2018

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Emergency crews worked for more than four hours Friday afternoon to rescue a man and a dog from an embankment in Penn Hills.

07/13/2018

Monessen Pension Problems Worsen As Mayor Remains Out Of Sight

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07/12/2018

Crime Stoppers: Police Seek Help In McKeesport Murder Of Elizabeth Forward HS Student

June 12 murder of Elizabeth Forward junior Khai’re Cole remains unsolved.

07/11/2018

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07/09/2018

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07/08/2018

Police: Bethel Park Teacher Sent Sexually Explicit Videos To Undercover Officer Posing As Teen

Police say a Bethel Park teacher has been arrested after sending sexually explicit messages and videos to an undercover officer posing as a teenager.

07/06/2018

Washington Boulevard Closed Due To Landslide Concerns

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07/05/2018

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07/03/2018

Turahn Jenkins To Challenge DA Zappala In Democratic Primary

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala will have a challenger for the first time in five terms.

07/02/2018

NAACP Leaders: Pittsburgh-Area Police Departments Need More Training

State and local NAACP officials held a town hall meeting Friday to discuss the killing of Antwon Rose.

06/29/2018

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