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.
With the Pirates saying that the tomorrow night’s wild card game at PNC Park is sold out, Pittsburgh Police say fans still looking for tickets on the secondary market should be wary of scalpers selling bogus tickets outside the ballpark.
One person is in custody and another is dead following a pursuit and lengthy standoff in Fayette County.
Melvin James Amodeo, 25, has been arrested for the second time in two weeks on child sex charges.
Hundreds of people in Colorado remain out of their homes after record-breaking and devastating floods earlier this month.
The hearing for a young Wilkinsburg rapper who is facing drug charges has been postponed.
An 11-year-old girl was treated at Children’s Hospital Wednesday evening after she was attacked by a dog while walking home from school in Beechview.
Friends and relatives gathered tonight at the Seneca Valley Intermediate High School to pay tribute and remember 50-year-old Frank Kohler.
An unidentified woman was taken to UMPC Mercy Hospital Monday night, after she suffered burns to her feet and legs.
Investigators say a blown tire on a cement truck may have played a roll in a fatal accident this afternoon in Big Beaver Borough.
About 200 chanting protestors greeted members of the Penn State Board of Trustees Friday when they showed up for a meeting in State College, Pa.
Pittsburgh Police are reviewing surveillance video from a pet store in Regent Square after a man parked in front of the store tossed a brick through the glass door, went inside and got away with the cash drawer.
A Whitaker woman is trying to figure out why she got a parking ticket from Allentown, Pa., which is nearly 300 miles from her Western Pennsylvania home, when she says she’s never even been in that Lehigh County city.
Allegheny County Police arrested two men Tuesday, after a Brentwood mother saw some nude pictures of her daughter on the 15-year-old’s cell phone.
The Navy’s top officer, Admiral Jonathan Greenert and his wife, Darlene, escaped injury today in the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
Pittsburgh sports fans can’t wait for Monday night, when the red hot Pirates, now in a tight division race, welcome the Padres to PNC Park.