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.
Several hundred people turned out Thursday night at St. John & Paul Catholic Church in Wexford at a meeting focusing on an increase in overdose deaths because of the opioid epidemic.
Members of a clean air group called “NextGen ClimatePA” were meeting in Oakland Wednesday night, getting ready for a “LOVE TRUMPS HATE” rally in Pittsburgh on Thursday.
A local firefighter is in trouble Tuesday, accused of impersonating a police officer and pulling someone over.
Police found a man’s body Friday on the first floor of a Frazier Street home in South Oakland.
A mailman is recovering after being beaten in Carnegie.
Pittsburgh Police are reaching out to the public after a series of what they say are increasingly violent business robberies in different city neighborhoods.
A key part needed to make repairs on the Liberty Bridge arrived in Pittsburgh Tuesday. The large beam was delivered to the bridge using a barge.
Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay released a statement Monday evening in light of the results of a survey of confidence conducted by the Fraternal Order of Police.
Police are investigating after someone fired a shot into a vehicle in Penn Hills Monday while a woman and her son were inside.
A mini-van carrying six people from two Washington Co. churches was involved in Friday night highway crash on I-79 near Bridgeport, W.Va.
Police in one Ohio town are hoping that the shocking reality of drug abuse will help to fight the heroin epidemic.
Police are investigating after a “hit list” was found containing the names of eight West Mifflin Area High School students.
A Fort Cherry High School teacher will stand trial for allegedly having sex with a student.
A couple of hundred bicyclists advocating for safer and more bike lanes on city streets gathered on the South Side Tuesday night.
Welding sparks flew on Friday, igniting an intense fire that burned to 1,200 degrees and began melting the major support beam of the Liberty Bridge.