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.

Family Of Guard Killed In Delaware Prison Standoff Files Lawsuit

The family of the guard killed during a prison uprising in Delaware files a lawsuit targeting not only the state of Delaware, but two former governors as well.


Del. Neighborhood On Edge As Child Predator Remains On The Loose

Police in Delaware are continue their manhunt for a man accused of abducting a young girl and sexually assaulting her.


At Least 50 Residents Displaced In Upper Darby Apartment Fire

The Way-Lin Manor Apartments in Upper Darby are temporarily vacant after part of the building was gutted by a fire that started just before 11:30 a.m. Sunday.


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Police have arrested and charged a man in a string of arson fires in Philadelphia, including one at a landmark sandwich shop.


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The man suspected of causing the sniper situation in Northern Liberties appeared in Camden County court on Tuesday.


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Police: 1 In Custody In Connection With Possible Sniper Shooting In Northern Liberties

After just four days of investigating, Philadelphia police believe they have the shooter responsible for Monday night’s reported sniper situation.


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It happened around 4 p.m. Sunday at a laundromat on the 2800 block of North Fifth Street.


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Many turned out for the Make America Great Again march in Center City Saturday.


Police: Mother, 6-Year-Old Son Stabbed To Death Inside Apartment

Officials say a woman and her young son were killed inside their Burlington County apartment on Thursday.


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The group said the school district didn’t give any notice to students or parents that they would allow students to use restrooms or locker rooms of the gender they identify with.


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Police: Burglars Steal Up To $1 Million Worth Of Jewels From Store

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For eight days now, the Philadelphia Flower Show has been transporting people to springtime in Holland, with displays wowing flower enthusiasts of all ages.


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The lawsuit is a first of its kind under a state 2014 human trafficking statute.


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Reading Officer Won’t Be Charged In Deadly Police-Involved Shooting

Berks County District Attorney John Adams called the officer’s actions justified.


DA: Serial Child Rapist Would Lure Kids Off Playgrounds, Host Drug Parties

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4-Alarm Fire Rips Through Physical Therapy Center In NE Philadelphia

Chopper 3 is over the scene on Grant Avenue and Fordham Road.


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