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.
There were more delays today transporting students to and from school on buses in the Penn Hills School District.
A North Allegheny High School female rowing coach has been charged with sexual assault for having a relationship with a student.
One person has been arrested after a woman was found dead in Aliquippa.
The state Thursday revoked the license of the Fayette County SPCA in North Union Township.
Pittsburgh Police say 34-year-old James Mason is wanted on sexual assault charges.
A sinkhole is causing major concerns after opening up and swallowing a car near McKnight Road in Ross Township.
A 57-year-old man was arrested after he became irate with a group of boys playing outside and decided to make matters into his own hands.
Joseph Thome, 61, of Bethel Park is finally coming to grips with what happened to him Wednesday afternoon when he was driving home from work.
There are reports of a woman shot twice in Homewood.
A day after 15-year-old LeRoy Powell was shot and killed near his home, Duquesne Police and Allegheny County homicide detectives are remaining tight-lipped about the investigation.
Homecoming became a reality today for Army Cpl. Alva Clifford Groves of Shinnston, West Virginia.
A Butler County man is facing charges after police say he duct-taped a woman’s arms to her body.
A 2-year-old who went missing earlier today in Butler County has been found safe.
A Monroeville woman is $2,000 poorer after she was targeted in a telephone scam.
Police are investigating a double shooting that claimed one person’s life, left another person wounded and sent the SWAT team to Pittsburgh’s North Side this afternoon.