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 are investigating after a man was shot near a school where children were outside playing this evening in the city’s Allentown neighborhood.
As police continue to search for the suspect who shot and killed a man on Easter Sunday, the victim’s mother is making a plea to the community.
Samantha McMunn is hoping her family can now start the healing process after the arrest of a woman in connection with the April 2014 torture death of her brother, Andrew McMunn.
A man is in jail after police say he shot an 11-year-old boy with a BB gun in McKeesport.
A driver had to be pulled from a truck after crashing into a house.
Another day, another teacher-student sex scandal rocks an area school district.
A standoff has sent police and emergency crews to Forward Township this afternoon.
Voters in a pair of area “dry towns” have approved referendums which overturn the ban on liquor licenses in their communities.
An unidentified teacher at Norwin High School in Westmoreland County has been suspended without pay after the school district determined he had allegedly improperly texted a student.
A fire has sent crews to the city’s Squirrel Hill section this afternoon.
The Rainbow’s End Day Care Center and Child Academy on Murray Avenue in the city’s Squirrel Hill section closed its doors for good on Tuesday.
A shooting at a Westmoreland County motor sports store left one person dead Monday morning.
A woman was hurt and her son was badly injured when they say an unidentified passenger pushed them off of a Port Authority bus in Carrick.
Police and SWAT have been called to a home in the East End.
Damon Kolich, 13, on North Baldwin, says his math teacher punched him Wednesday in a hallway at the Harrison Middle School in Whitehall.