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.
A wave of counterfeit money is showing up at some local businesses, and one community has been especially hard hit by the bogus bills.
A fire in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section heavily damaged a two-story house occupied by a man and his wife on Friday evening.
Amy Needham, 35, of Ross Township, is facing drug possession charges after police say she was found unconscious in the bathroom of a West View drug store.
A man walked into a Fayette County house unannounced and uninvited early Thursday morning.
If you’re keeping score, there were at least five water main breaks in the City of Pittsburgh Wednesday.
A large water main break affected a university, hospitals and residents today in the city’s Uptown and Oakland neighborhoods.
If you found it tougher than usual Tuesday to get an on-street parking spot in Pittsburgh, you were not alone.
At least two people were injured in a house fire in North Huntingdon Township Monday night.
Fourteen alleged members of a drug ring operating out of the Moon Township area are facing federal drug-related charges stemming from a year-long investigation.
A police officer was hurt, when he was dragged by a car after making a traffic stop.
Department-store operator J.C. Penney says it will cut 2,000 jobs and close 33 stores as it tries to turn around results.
Doug Cole got his former job back tonight as Monroeville Police Chief.
The cold weather may be gone for now, but it’ll be back again – sooner rather than later since it’s not even mid-January.
A teenager is now in police custody, charged in a fatal shooting in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant at The Waterfront.
Some Carrick residents will be without water for several hours as crews work to repair a large water main that burst this afternoon.