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.

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

Body Discovered In Del. River; Not Confirmed If It’s Missing Boater

Coast Guard helicopters hovered over the Delaware River Sunday afternoon, as a half-dozen search and rescue boats combed the water near Penns Grove, New Jersey.

05/14/2017

Police Investigating Mysterious Fall From 3rd Floor At Liberty Motel

A man is in critical condition after falling from a third-floor window of a North Philadelphia motel, Saturday.

05/13/2017

Lawsuit Alleges Bucks Co. Business Owner Scammed Customers For Years

A Bucks County business is at the center of an alleged scam alert.

05/09/2017

Drexel U Suspends Fraternity After Sexual Assault Allegations

The alleged assaults took place at the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity between the end of last month and last week.

05/09/2017

Rare Religious Relics From Italy Make Their Way To Philly

The relics are described as ‘first-class’ or items with a direct association to Saint Padre Pio.

05/07/2017

Water Main Break Causes Mess In Trenton

Repairs on a water main are nearly complete, expected to be fully complete by Sunday afternoon.

05/06/2017

Cinco De Mayo Celebrations Go On, Despite Fears Of ICE Targeting

Cinco de Mayo is a roughly 150 year old tradition that celebrates a battle in 1862, in which Mexico defeated the French army.

05/05/2017

Volunteer Fire Departments Struggling To Recruit New Members

Around Pennsylvania when an emergency happens and someone’s life or home is on the line, there are about 50,000 volunteer firefighters who are typically the first to respond.

05/02/2017

Wawa Raising Money For Del. Fallen Trooper’s Family

On Saturday, mourners from the Delaware community gathered at the Wawa where State Police Cpl. Stephen Ballard lost his life.

04/29/2017

Owner Of Shuttered Day Care Charged After Baby Dies On First Day

Daycare owner in Northampton County is facing charges in connection to the death of a baby that was under her care.

04/25/2017

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