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.
About 75 people held a candlelight vigil Wednesday evening at a horse park and camp ground in Armstrong County for a local mother and daughter shot last weekend in Murrysville.
New Jersey landscaper Colin Abbott entered a surprise “no contest” plea in Butler Tuesday, he’s charged with third degree murder in the 2011 deaths of his father, Kenneth and his stepmother, Celeste.
As a 5-year-old boy from Armstrong County continues to recover from severe burns at UPMC Mercy Hospital, his father is facing charges for the alleged attempted theft of hospital property.
A Washington County man has renewed an old friendship with reputed Boston-area mob kingpin “Whitey” Bulger, who is in prison awaiting trial on several charges, including murder and money laundering among other things.
Munhall Police are investigating a carjacking that took place early Sunday morning.
Look out 412 and 724, another area code is being added to the Pittsburgh region
A 14-year-old middle school student in Wilkinsburg who was reportedly going to face charges after video of a fight in a boy’s bathroom is now wanted.
A 13-year-old boy from the Mars Area School District was found safe late Thursday night after a more than three-hour search.
Police are search for the woman who held up a bank in Shadyside’s business district Thursday afternoon.
Jack Smith was driving his 18-wheeler on the McKees Rocks Bridge late Wednesday when his windshield was shattered after being struck by a plastic bottle of Vaseline hand lotion.
Pittsburgh homicide detectives and investigators from the Allegheny County District Attorney’s office Tuesday night were on Carson Street investigating last month’s shooting.
A Greene Beret from Indiana County was killed in a helicopter crash in Los Angeles Sunday morning.
The mother of a 2-year-old abducted girl from West Virginia was brought to the Pennsylvania State Police barracks in Washington County Friday evening to be reunited with her daughter.
Hundreds of people turned out Thursday night to give demoted Monroeville Police Chief Doug Cole a show of support.
Police say they have a suspect in custody in connection with a bank robbery this afternoon on Pittsburgh’s North Side.
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