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.
An 11-year-old girl in the fifth grade at Sunnyside Elementary School in Pittsburgh’s Stanton Heights neighborhood is facing charges after she allegedly brought two kitchen knives to school this week.
Investigators continue to search for clues as to what may have provoked a 16-year-old Franklin Regional High School student allegedly to go on a violent rampage early Wednesday morning.
Flailing away with two knives, a 16-year-old boy with a “blank expression” stabbed and slashed 19 students and a police officer in the crowded halls of Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville Wednesday before an assistant principal tackled him.
Indianapolis Police Department officials say a teen has been arrested in connection with the murder of Nathan Trapuzzano, a Pittsburgh native who was killed.
The Elizabeth Township Board of Commissioners tonight recognized two local residents by proclamation for their heroic actions on March 9, when they helped rescue an 85-year-old man from his burning home on Old Hills Road.
Family and friends of Nathan Trapuzzano gathered Monday night at Saints John & Paul Roman Catholic Church to remember the North Allegheny High School graduate.
Police in Washington County have arrested four suspects in a deadly shooting that claimed the life of a 10-year-old girl early Monday morning.
A 5-year-old girl is being treated at Children’s Hospital after tumbling as much as 20 feet out of her bedroom window and onto the driveway below in Ross Township.
Police are looking for suspects after a Franklin Park native was shot and killed early Tuesday morning while out for his early morning walk in Indianapolis.
Taniyah Thomas was remembered Wednesday by hundreds of people who packed the street in front of the Washington County Courthouse, urging an end to violence that has impacted so many communities.
A child has died after being found unresponsive in a McCandless home Tuesday morning.
A tree trimmer was seriously injured after being cut in the neck with a chainsaw.
About 150 people gathered Friday night on the Chartiers-Houston High School football field in what organizers called a “vigil of hope and love.”
The search continues for a Canonsburg native missing in the huge mudslide in Washington State.
Fire investigators say the McKeesport home where a fatal fire started last weekend did not have any smoke detectors.