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.
Six years after a local man was murdered in Homewood, his loved ones are still waiting for justice and still trying to cope with the loss.
State Police at the Pittsburgh Barracks are investigating after a Turnpike worker found cash on Monday afternoon near a toll booth on Toll Road 576.
A church controversy is brewing in the city of Clairton.
Friday was not your typical school day in the Gateway School District.
The lawyer representing two boys who say they were assaulted in a Leechburg High School hazing incident says the case is far from over.
Two men in their 60s are in police custody after robbing a First Niagara Bank branch in Ross Township at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon.
Robert Mizic, 45, lives in the small Westmoreland County borough of Vandergrift.
Pittsburgh Public School District spokeswoman Ebony Pugh says there will be a lot of police keeping an eye on University Prep school in the Hill District on Tuesday.
Charges have been re-filed against a Pittsburgh Police sergeant accused of punching and shoving a 19-year-old.
Sources say that Pittsburgh Police Sgt. Stephen Matakovich is expected to face charges again on Friday in connection with a confrontation outside Heinz Field last fall.
Police are asking for help from the public as they continue to try to solve a murder from late last year that started as a shooting and ended in a crash.
Woodland Hills School District Superintendent Alan Johnson says two seventh grade boys have been suspended after they got into a wrestling match on board a First Student Transportation Co. school bus.
The Penn Hills School Board of Directors voted 5 to 2 late Monday night to cut a variety of classes and programs, in a bid to start putting its financial house back in order.
The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office has a new recruit.
Owners of the tip-free Bar Marco restaurant in the Strip District are taking inventory after a burglar broke in earlier this week.