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 two teenagers were injured in a Hill District shooting Saturday night.
Three DFW furniture stores in the Pittsburgh area have closed their doors, after the Columbus, Ohio-based company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
The California Army & Navy surplus store in Washington County was raided Thursday by NCIS and detectives from the Washington County District Attorney’s Office.
Police have charged a 16-year-old in a shooting near Brashear High School that left three teenagers injured just as school was letting out for the day on Wednesday afternoon.
Four police officers – three from Braddock and one from neighboring Rankin – were cited for their courage and bravery Tuesday night by Braddock Mayor John Fetterman.
A man and a woman were struck by a van Monday night while crossing North Jefferson Avenue in the City of New Castle.
A man is dead after being buried in a trench collapse in Lawrence County this afternoon.
The Brownsville Area Board of Education heard Thursday from angry parents.
A man is in custody after an armed robbery at a convenience store in Westmoreland County.
What happened to Toni Lynn McNatt of Clairton?
A Beaver County soldier – seriously wounded while fighting in Iraq – is now waging a different battle.
After receiving a tip that a woman using the suspect’s cell phone was selling heroin in Pittsburgh’s East End, police set up a drug buy in East Liberty on Friday.
A man who works counseling families is facing serious charges, accused of beating his adopted son after finding some of his homework papers in the trash.
It will be two years this December when then 51-year-old Joann Angel was reported missing from her Etna apartment by her sister, Margaret Emanuel.
In Westmoreland County a small, razor-like blade was discovered in a package of M&M candies, which was given to 12-year-old Matthew Hernley, when he was out trick-or-treating with some of his friends Sunday afternoon.