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.
Two Pittsburgh mothers who lost their sons to gun violence are pleading with possible witnesses to come forward.
The violent attempted robbery of a truck driver in Penn Hills prompted a SWAT situation this afternoon at a nearby home in the East Hills of Pittsburgh.
A South Hills man is in jail; accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl he met online.
A deer survived after falling about 40-feet from a bridge and through the roof of a building in Beaver County over the weekend.
The Penn Hills School Board of Directors has done an about face and lifted its ban on students wearing hoodies in school.
Police made an arrest in a shooting earlier this week in the parking lot of a restaurant in Monroeville.
A rash of smash and grab break-ins involving cars has police and local residents concerned.
The young man who has been missing since the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy last week in Beaver County has also been found dead.
Three children were hospitalized Monday evening after a couple was found dead from suspected drug overdoses inside a home in McKeesport.
Allegheny County police say they’re looking for a man who abducted a woman he knew at gunpoint then raped her and forcing her to drive him around the Pittsburgh suburbs.
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.