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.
Police in Lawrence County are urging teenagers to be vigilant and walk in groups after a girl told authorities that a man raped her while she was walking to school.
A local church volunteer, who had contact with children, is facing child pornography charges.
A fire in July caused major damage to Waltmire’s Pharmacy in the 1400-block of Spring Garden Avenue in Pittsburgh’s Spring Garden neighborhood.
Police are investigating after one person was shot and killed in Beltzhoover Saturday night.
Police say Aliya Bey, 32, of Homewood, faces a charge of child endangerment after she brought her child to Children’s Hospital complaining of a stiff neck on Friday.
Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at a party supply store in Vandergrift.
Pittsburgh Police Zone 2 Commander Eric Holmes said Friday night that there would be an increased police presence in the Hill District neighborhood in the aftermath of this week’s fatal shooting of a 17-year-old.
Authorities say the body of a teenage girl found in a Pittsburgh park had been doused in bleach – likely in an effort to remove evidence.
One man is in custody, another was flown to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh after an overnight fight in the city of Uniontown.
Cranberry Police are looking for a suspect who attempted to rob the “Take It To The Cleaners” shop on Freedom Road.
A local high school has suspended its soccer coach and several players for an alleged hazing incident, and now police are investigating.
Police have made an arrest in a raging three-alarm fire that destroyed a century-old, abandoned church in the city’s Allentown section Friday afternoon.
A crossing guard was rushed to the hospital this afternoon after being struck by a vehicle in Penn Hills.
A Baldwin Township restaurant was closed Wednesday, after inspectors from the Allegheny County Health Department cited the landlord for sewage violations.
It’s been two months since a man was shot to death in Pittsburgh, but police still have yet to make an arrest.