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.
The mother of a 3-year-old girl found dead in a Swissvale ravine last month has been arrested on charges she asphyxiated her.
The 34-acre Homestead Cemetery in Munhall ceased operations this past Tuesday, because it has run out of money.
He’s served the Westmoreland community for most of his life and now it’s time for the community to give back.
A Westmoreland County man is facing charges in separate cases for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl and making three other juvenile girls drink his blood.
New Kensington Police are continuing their search for two men who robbed an 82-year old New Ken shoemaker last week.
Hundreds of people turned out Sunday night at Latitude 360 for a benefit for a part time DJ and singer who was shot randomly in Stowe Twp. three weeks ago.
A quick-moving storm cell left a wake of damage through parts of Allegheny and Butler counties.
Our area has received plenty of rain over the past week. With more on the way, flood alerts have been issued.
Firefighters were called out to Glassport this evening.
Police are looking for whoever shined a laser into the cockpit of a UPS plane flying over western Pennsylvania, temporarily blinding the pilots.
Pittsburgh Police are reaching out to the community because they don’t have a whole lot to go on in their investigation into an armed bank robbery in Mount Washington.
Stormy, unsettled weather has passed through just about every part of the area today, leaving behind damage and causing flash flooding.
A rifle-wielding man was killed by police after a carjacking, shooting spree and exchanging gunfire with officers along busy Route 51 Monday morning.
Allegheny County homicide detectives are looking into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two small children in unrelated incidents.
Neighbors on the city’s South Side say they are upset after graffiti vandals were once again caught in the act in their community.