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 child is in the hospital after being struck by a stray bullet in the Hill District Wednesday night.
At least one person has been hurt after two homes were engulfed in flames this afternoon in Westmoreland County.
A teen boy has died after he was hit by a school bus Thursday afternoon.
Residents who live along Melwood Avenue in the city’s Polish Hill section say enough is enough.
A man is facing charges in the fatal shooting death of a 22-month-old boy in an apartment complex in the city’s Fineview section.
It’s a been a three-year battle over a stone monument of the Ten Commandments, positioned outside of a Connellsville junior high school.
A member of the tenant council at Penn Plaza Apartments in East Liberty believes the death of a man at the complex this week underscores a problem with maintenance and security.
The gunman opened fire around 8 p.m. in an alley, wounding the three victims, a woman who is four-and-a-half months pregnant and two teenage boys.
Crews have been called to a fire at an apartment building in Ross Township this afternoon.
Police say a 14-year-old boy held several students and a teacher hostage at a West Virginia school.
One man is dead following a stabbing at a Sharpsburg apartment this evening.
A chemical spill created a big mess and shut down part of 5th Avenue in Coraopolis Monday.
Authorities say no one was injured when a plane crashed into the Kiski River Sunday.
The Pennsylvania Auditor General says he’s planning to investigate the finances of the Penn Hills School District.
The director of a charity set up to help children dealing with serious illnesses is accused diverting money from the program to himself.