Alicia Nieves

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Alicia Nieves joined CBS 3’s Eyewitness News team as a general assignment reporter in February, 2017. Alicia came to CBS 3 from WNEP-TV in Scranton, Pennsylvania where she had been a reporter and back up anchor since 2015. Previously, she was a Washington, D.C. correspondent for KTVX-TV, the ABC station in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Alicia began her career at WBNG-TV in Binghamton, New York in 2013. She is a 2010 graduate of the University of Central Florida where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in radio and television broadcasting with a minor in political science. She went on to earn a Master of Arts degree in broadcasting and digital journalism from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication in 2014.

Alicia’s journalism career was inspired by the events of September 11, 2001.  A native New Yorker, she was in class at her high school just down the street from the World Trade Center as the Twin Towers collapsed. “On that day I learned how important the news is at a time of crisis, she says, “how people rely on us for accurate information. I think about that every time I report.”

Alicia is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists as well as the Society of Professional Journalists.

Taking Strides For Autism: Thousands Participate In 10th Annual Run-Walk In Sea Isle

A decade has gone by since the creation of this event, and it has gone from 600 people to now upwards of 3,000.

02/18/2018

Wintry Mix Hits Philadelphia Region Leaving Roadways Slick

We haven’t seen it in a while but Saturday’s snow reminded many, that despite the up and down temperatures that, it is still winter.

02/18/2018

Information Fair Assists Hurricane Maria Victims Who Fled To Delaware Valley

The effort continues to help Puerto Ricans who fled when Hurricane Maria roared ashore last year.

02/13/2018

Philly Restaurants, Bars Hosting Super Bowl Watch Parties

Most bars and restaurants have sold out of Super Bowl LII watch-party space but not all hope is lost if you still want to watch the big game in that kind of atmosphere.

02/02/2018

Local Businesses Flooded With Pre-Orders For Ultimate Super Bowl Food Spread

The owner of Slack’s Hoagie Shack told Eyewitness News he had an extra person working at the sandwich shop everyday since Tuesday.

02/02/2018

13-Year-Old Eagles Fan Who Survived Cancer Gets Surprise Super Bowl Ticket

A 13-year-old die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan, who overcame childhood cancer, gets a chance to go to Super Bowl LII after a Minnesota Vikings fan’s donation.

01/29/2018

Eagles Fans Flying High After NFC Championship Game

This night began with about 20 Vikings fans at one table, but that would quickly change because as far as the eye can see it’s all birds fans.

CBS 3–01/21/2018

Vikings Fans Arrive In Philadelphia: ‘They Came A Long Way To Lose!’

A crowd Vikings fans welcomed players and team staff as they checked into a Center City hotel Saturday.

CBS 3–01/20/2018

Road Crews Ready For Latest Blast Of Winter

In Norristown, a PennDOT salt barn has been filling up salt trucks since Monday night.

01/16/2018

Philadelphia, The World Bleeds Green With Every Eagles Win

The Philadelphia Eagles have captured the heart and attention of the city and far beyond.

01/15/2018

Harsh Weather Has Crews Scrambling To Repair Water Main Breaks Across Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Water Department confirms there were at least ten water main breaks on Sunday.

CBS 3–01/07/2018

South Jersey Residents Still Digging Out From Major Snowstorm

The Jersey Shore is not looking like the sunny summer retreat it’s known to be after the first snowstorm of 2018 hit it.

01/05/2018

Heating Oil Mishap Forces Woman Out Of Her Home

At the height of the holiday season, a Delaware County woman says she was forced out of her home.

01/02/2018

Bitter Blast Leads To 2 Water Main Breaks In Delaware Valley

The bitter blast in the Delaware Valley caused some damage underground as two water main were affected.

12/26/2017

Gunman Opens Fire On Darby Borough Home Christmas Morning

This Christmas instead of the sounds of Christmas bells it was the sound of more than a dozen bullets as one by one they blasted through a home along North 9th Street in Darby Borough.

12/25/2017

Nuns Recovering From Head-On Crash Receive 2 Christmas Miracles

Four nuns recovering from a serious car crash say they are actually the recipients of two Christmas miracles this holiday season. 

12/24/2017

Upper Perkiomen School Board Votes To Resume Work On Controversial Construction Project

A controversial construction project will resume in Montgomery County after the Upper Perkiomen School Board voted to resume the building of a new middle school.

12/19/2017

Police: 3-Year-Old Shoots Self With Father’s Gun In Southwest Philadelphia

Philadelphia police say just before 12 p.m. Sunday the toddler was found bleeding inside a home on South Wilkins Street in the Kingsessing section of the city.

CBS 3–11/26/2017

Suspect In Custody Following Police Standoff In New Castle County

Authorities say David P. Ashby, who lives on Franklin Street made concerning remarks about his welfare, so New Castle County police were sent there to check up on him.

11/21/2017

Specially-Trained Dogs Helping In Search For 4 Missing Residents Following Senior Living Facility Fire

Dozens of federal, local and state authorities are sifting through Barclay Friends, still searching for the missing elderly people.

11/21/2017

Community Shows Overwhelming Support Following Tragic West Chester Fire

Strangers sprang into action in the middle of the night to help rescue and comfort more than 100 elderly or disabled residents who lived in the burning Barclays friends senior living facility.

CBS 3–11/19/2017

76ers Honor 6-Year-Old Cancer Survive Before Golden State Matchup

Hanging court side at the 76ers game, was a special guest of forward Robert Covington.

CBS 3–11/18/2017

Doctor Accused Of Fondling Female Patients While Giving Them Physicals

Upper Darby police arrested Dr. Brij Srivastava on Tuesday.

11/14/2017

1 Dead, 2 Wounded In Shooting Outside Nightclub

Police say it happened around 4 a.m. Sunday after an altercation outside the A Lounge and Social Club along the 4200 block of Macalester Street in the city’s Feltonville neighborhood.

CBS 3–11/12/2017

Army Dad Returns Home For Father-Daughter Dance Surprise

This Texas based army serviceman has spent the last 12 years being a strong soldier.

CBS 3–11/11/2017

Officer Accused Of Setting People Up For Drug Possession, Funneling Them To Rehab Program He Had Stake In

A West Deptford, New Jersey police officer is facing criminal misconduct charges, and has been suspended without pay from his job.

11/08/2017

Cole Fitzgerald

Dreams Come True: Cancer Survivor Spends Weekend Working For The Eagles

A cancer survivor gets to live out his dreams working for the Philadelphia Eagles for the weekend.

11/06/2017

Camden Officer Shot In The Line Of Duty Released From Hospital

Officials say 21-year-old officer Patrick O’Hanlon was released from Cooper Hospital accompanied by his family after suffering a serious bullet wound to his leg. 

11/04/2017

Christopher Ryan Tucker

Police: Berks County Man Kills Woman After Failed Marriage Proposal

A 34-year-old Berks County man is accused of killing a 19-year-old girl earlier this week after she told him ‘No’ when he asked her to marry him.

11/03/2017

Kalin Jackson

Police: Man Shot By Police At King Of Prussia Mall Linked To 4-Day Crime Spree

Prosecutors say an armed suspect shot and wounded by police in a parking garage at a suburban Philadelphia shopping mall remains in serious condition.

CBS 3–10/29/2017

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