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.
Classes next week have been cancelled at the Steel Valley School District.
The Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority will start digging Friday morning to try to repair a water main problem that has left about a dozen customers with no water or low pressure in Millvale.
Three people were reportedly tied up during a home invasion in Forest Hills Tuesday night.
A Fayette County man died Tuesday afternoon when the Jeep Compass he was driving crashed into a Uniontown beauty salon.
Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay was enthusiastically welcomed to a church in Homewood Thursday night for a public meeting on police-community relations.
The tax collector in Baden, Beaver County, resigned Thursday amid an audit and investigation underway into major tax receipt discrepancies both in the Borough of Baden and Ambridge School District.
Authorities are searching for the suspect in a home invasion and shooting in Penn Hills that claimed the life of a father of three.
Beaver County District Attorney Anthony Berosh confirms that his office is reviewing financial records and books at the Baden Tax Collector’s Office.
People who are against Mount Lebanon’s controversial plan to thin the deer herd in their community made their voices heard during a commissioners’ meeting and protest on Monday night.
A woman was found dead in her car in Fayette County Saturday.
McCandless police are looking for two men who robbed a bank at gunpoint Saturday morning.
Pittsburgh Police have issued an arrest warrant for a second suspect wanted in connection with the Monday night fatal bar shooting in Homewood.
A tanker truck making a home water delivery in Washington County on Friday slid into the side of a home.
After the fatal shooting of a security guard at a Homewood bar earlier this week, District Attorney Stephen Zappala has made a decision about the establishment’s future.
A 28-year-old Mount Oliver man was arrested after police say he beat up his wife and threatened her.