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 a possible arson, after a Butler family says their car was set on fire in front of their house.
Police have arrested an 18-year old suspect in the stabbing death of an Ohio girl found at a Mercer County dump.
No decision was made at a zoning board hearing held Monday night to discuss a controversial gentlemen’s club in McKeesport.
The search is on in the Swissvale area this evening for a man accused of assaulting his girlfriend.
Authorities have now identified the young woman’s body found Wednesday at a Mercer County waste disposal site in Mercer County.
A local summer camp is under investigation by state police after one of its counselors, who has a form of autism, told officials he was being harassed.
Law enforcement officials are trying to get the word out. They want to keep you – and other drivers safe this Fourth of July weekend.
Police are searching for a man who held up a local Dollar General.
State Police in Mercer County are investigating after a young woman’s body was found by waste disposal company workers Wednesday afternoon in a landfill.
One person was checked for injuries and more than 100 passengers were shaken up when one of the Gateway Clipper Fleet boats struck the Veterans Bridge Friday evening.
A Butler County woman is dead; the innocent victim of a head-on crash allegedly caused by a man who police said was speeding, intoxicated and had a “death wish.”
Allegheny County Police have one man in custody believed to have been involved in a fatal, mid-afternoon shooting Wednesday in Penn Hills.
Geoffrey Hyde, 42, of Jefferson Hills is facing charges of aggravated assault and risking a catastrophe.
It’s been exactly one year since 46-year-old Vincent Kelley was shot and killed by a fleeing bank robber in a South Strabane Township.
Dozens of neighbors placed luminaries in their front yards in McCandless after sunset Friday in memory of the boy who died earlier this week from his injuries in a backyard zip lining accident.