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.
One person was killed and a second person was injured when gunfire rang out in Homewood this afternoon.
There was standing room only Monday night at a meeting of the McCandless Zoning Board as it considers a proposal by Walmart to build a store off McKnight Road.
A child has been rushed to the hospital after a near-drowning in a bathtub at a residence in Pittsburgh’s Hill District.
A man who entered a victim’s home uninvited and shot the victim’s dog has been taken into custody in Uniontown.
The boyfriend of a Whitehall native has been arrested after she was reported missing last month and later found murdered across the country in Washington State.
A man in a wheelchair was taken into police custody after a stabbing in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section this afternoon.
Emergency crews are on the scene of an incident near the Fox Chapel Yacht Club in O’Hara Township.
Authorities in Ohio released details in the case of a teenager whose body was found in a landfill in Mercer County.
Police are investigating a possible arson, after a Butler family says their car was set on fire in front of their house.
Police have arrested an 18-year old suspect in the stabbing death of an Ohio girl found at a Mercer County dump.
No decision was made at a zoning board hearing held Monday night to discuss a controversial gentlemen’s club in McKeesport.
The search is on in the Swissvale area this evening for a man accused of assaulting his girlfriend.
Authorities have now identified the young woman’s body found Wednesday at a Mercer County waste disposal site in Mercer County.
A local summer camp is under investigation by state police after one of its counselors, who has a form of autism, told officials he was being harassed.
Law enforcement officials are trying to get the word out. They want to keep you – and other drivers safe this Fourth of July weekend.