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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.

“I Was Shocked’: Cabrini Student Reacts After Racial Slur Found On Dorm Room

Radnor police are investigating an incident after a female student at Cabrini University reported a racial slur written on her residence hall door.

09/18/2017

Police: Elderly Woman Robbed At Gunpoint Outside South Philly Home

It happened around 9 a.m. Sunday in the 3100 block of South 20th Street.

09/17/2017

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Police: Mother Charged For Getting Involved In High School Brawl Caught On Video

A brawl broke out at Sun Valley High School on Thursday that was recorded by students.

09/15/2017

Sources: Student Attacked, Sexually Assaulted Near LaSalle University

Police: Student Attacked, Sexually Assaulted Near La Salle University

Sources tell CBS3 a female student was attacked and sexually assaulted near LaSalle University.

09/08/2017

Many Remain Down The Shore As Labor Day Weekend Comes To A Close

In Ocean City, Monday temperatures reached 80 degrees with open skies and the sun beaming down.

CBS 3–09/04/2017

Bust Stolen From Smith Memorial Arch Found Under Highway Near FDR Park

The bust was found under I-95, near the FDR Park area, around 9 a.m. Friday.

08/25/2017

What Impact Will Solar Eclipse Have On Pets?

Siracusa is among many veterinarians being bombarded with questions from concerned pet owners.

08/16/2017

Heavy Rain Plagues Area, National Weather Service Investigating Possible Tornado In Maryland

In Delaware, there were flash flood warnings all day as the fear that places near Wilmington would get hit hard.

08/07/2017

‘Everything Has Been Shattered’: Family Shares Immigration Struggle

Anne Franco and her husband, Ludvin Franco Mendez, were married in 2013.

08/01/2017

Erica Avila-Lopez

Woman Accused Of Abandoning Baby In Hotel Room Located, In Police Custody

Police in Bensalem have located the woman they say left her 7-month-old baby alone in a hotel room and never came back.

07/31/2017

Vigil Is Held In Frankford After Couple Is Fatally Shot

Last Sunday 45-year-old Bob DePaul and his girlfriend 42-year-old August Dempsey were shot and killed a few feet from his home.

CBS 3–07/23/2017

Child Is Recovering After He Is Struck By Stray Bullet In Delaware County

The shooting took place shortly before 10 p.m. on 3400 block of Township Line Road.

CBS 3–07/22/2017

Daughter Arrested In Stabbing Death Of Mother In Montgomery County

Authorities say a woman was found stabbed to death inside a home in Montgomery County, early Friday morning.

07/21/2017

Neighbor Shocked After Cosmo DiNardo’s Cousin Arrested In Bucks County Killings

The cousin of Cosmo DiNardo is arrested in connection to the killings of four men in Pennsylvania.

07/14/2017

Mahmaud Hallak

Syrian Refugee: ‘It Was Pretty Much Suicide To Stay In’ Aleppo

The United States and Russia have reached an agreement on a cease-fire in southwest Syria.

07/07/2017

Philadelphia Police Investigating Series Of Paintball Attacks

Police: Transgender People Shot In Paintball Attacks

Philadelphia police are investigating a recent series of paintball attacks in the city. 

07/07/2017

Parkway-Area Residents Unhappy About Holiday Parking Restrictions

Excitement for the celebration is brewing for some and frustrations are boiling over for others.

07/03/2017

Arrest Made In Deadly Road Rage Shooting In Chester County

Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced murder charges against David Desper, 28, from Trainer, Delaware County during a news conference Sunday afternoon.

07/02/2017

16-Year-Old Speaks Out After Being Shot 6 Times In SW Philadelphia

On Wednesday, she was simply doing what most teens do in the summer. She was sleeping over a friend’s house.

CBS 3–07/01/2017

3-Alarm Fire Damages 2 Homes In Wildwood Crest

Officials are responding to a house fire at Park boulevard near west Primrose road Sunday afternoon. 

06/25/2017

Larry Bostic

Police: Ice Cream Store Owner Recorded Underage Female Employees Getting Changed

Larry Bostic is being held at the Cumberland County Jail.

06/23/2017

Protest Held Over Man Killed By Philly Police During Traffic Stop

The family of a man who was shot and killed by Philadelphia police during a traffic stop took part in a protest on Monday.

06/19/2017

Opening Arguments To Begin In Bill Cosby Sex Assault Trial

The jury is not expected to hear from Cosby during the trial, but they will hear testimony from Andrea Constand.

06/04/2017

Chester child shot

16-Year-Old Fatally Shot On Way To School As Police Investigate 3 Other Shootings

Police say a 16-year-old was fatally shot in Chester as he walked to school on Friday morning.

06/02/2017

Philly Community Calling For Change After 14-Year-Old Is Gunned Down

A Philadelphia community is calling for change after several people are killed over the weekend.

05/30/2017

Double Homicide In Kensington Leaves Siblings Dead In Their Home

Police in Philadelphia believe they have a motive in the Kensington execution-style double homicide.

CBS 3–05/28/2017

Phillies Hall Of Fame Pitcher Jim Bunning Dies At Age 85

Minutes before Saturday afternoon’s Phillies game at Citizen’s Bank Park the entire stadium paused for a moment of silence.

05/27/2017

SEPTA To Increase Fares July 2017

The fare increase will go into effect on July 1.

05/26/2017

Police: Pregnant Woman Found Dead After Suspicious House Fire

Philadelphia police are continuing their investigation into a suspicious fire that left a pregnant woman dead over the weekend.

CBS 3–05/21/2017

Father, 1-Year-Old Son Shot While Sitting On Porch In Philly

City police are investigating after a 2-year-old boy is shot multiple times in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.

CBS 3–05/19/2017

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