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 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.
Police are investigating after a man was shot and later died following a home invasion in Mount Oliver Sunday morning.
Two people were killed in an early Sunday morning accident in Beechview.
Brandon Bushmire is back at home with his parents after spending 14 months in the hospital and undergoing six surgeries.
An Allegheny County Police drug-sniffing dog had to be put down by his owner this week after becoming ill.
The ALCOSAN Board of Directors late Thursday approved a four-year plan, which sees its service rates jump nearly 50 percent between Jan. 1 of next year and 2017.
A Pittsburgh woman is facing charges after police found her three small children all alone in her locked apartment.
Pittsburgh Police have charged 53-year-old John Carter of Verona with aggravated assault and recklessly endangering another person.
Bullets go flying after a jitney driver got into a heated argument with one of his passengers.
An 85-year-old man from Ecuador was found unhurt Friday night walking on a street in Carnegie.
Police are on the scene of a bank robbery on Pittsburgh’s North Side.
Edward Covington, 56, is jailed in lieu of $100,000 bail on charges that include attempted homicide, aggravated assault and unlawful restraint.
A man is in custody and his girlfriend will likely also face charges after a bank robbery Friday afternoon in Beaver County.