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 man is dead after he was shot in the head while driving through McKeesport this afternoon, causing a crash that injured two other people.
Coyote sightings in several local neighborhoods are leaving some North Hills residents on edge.
Mary Thompson, of Pitcairn, was only 4-years-old when her 13-year-old sister, Teala, vanished.
A group of upset and angry parents met Thursday night in Jefferson Hills, after a vote this week by the West Jefferson Hills School Board.
A final vote is being held tonight to determine if students in the Wilkinsburg School District will go to Westinghouse Academy.
The Wilkinsburg School Board has voted to approve a plan that will send its students to Westinghouse Academy in the Pittsburgh Public School District.
A cyclist died after being hit by a car in Oakland at about 5:30 p.m. Friday.
Two city firefighters are facing criminal charges, one is accused of stealing from a business and the other is accused in a hit-and-run accident.
A three-alarm fire sent crews to an apartment building in Squirrel Hill this evening.
A fire chief in Westmoreland County is facing charges after he allegedly threatened another fireman at a neighboring department.
A local priest was left shaken when two of his fellow clergymen were shot at with a paintball gun while visiting his church on Pittsburgh’s South Side.
Pittsburgh Police are investigating a reported sexual assault-robbery that occurred recently in a Squirrel Hill apartment.
After a rough couple of weeks, a severely burned boy is on the road to recovery.
The Robinson Township Planning Board has already given approval to a plan to sell the property where one of the last remaining local drive-ins is located, and Sheetz wants to build a gas station andconvenience store on a several acres of the property.
Beth Gresock of Ross Township was awakened early Friday morning by someone moving about downstairs in her Lillac Avenue home.