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.
The ESB Bank on Fifth Avenue in Coraopolis had been open for business for less than an hour on the morning of Feb. 4.
A bar patron was critically injured this evening while trying to stop an armed robbery on Pittsburgh’s North Side.
Police in Ohio Township are investigating after a teacher was accused of sexually assaulting a minor.
Police continue to investigate the double murder of two sisters in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood.
More communities are reporting tight road salt supplies, and there’s still more than a month left before winter wraps up, at least according to the calendar.
Inomjon Madumarov, 29, a native of Russia who is now living in Pittsburgh, helped police catch two carjacking suspects late Wednesday.
A wave of counterfeit money is showing up at some local businesses, and one community has been especially hard hit by the bogus bills.
A fire in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section heavily damaged a two-story house occupied by a man and his wife on Friday evening.
Amy Needham, 35, of Ross Township, is facing drug possession charges after police say she was found unconscious in the bathroom of a West View drug store.
A man walked into a Fayette County house unannounced and uninvited early Thursday morning.
If you’re keeping score, there were at least five water main breaks in the City of Pittsburgh Wednesday.
A large water main break affected a university, hospitals and residents today in the city’s Uptown and Oakland neighborhoods.
If you found it tougher than usual Tuesday to get an on-street parking spot in Pittsburgh, you were not alone.
At least two people were injured in a house fire in North Huntingdon Township Monday night.
Fourteen alleged members of a drug ring operating out of the Moon Township area are facing federal drug-related charges stemming from a year-long investigation.