Chris May is anchor of CBS 3’s Eyewitness News at 5, 6 and 11 p.m.
An award-winning journalist, May has covered politics and government up close and in depth throughout his career including the 2004 and 2008 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, three State of the Union addresses, three presidential inaugurations and the Supreme Court arguments that helped settle the 2000 race for the White House. In July, 2011, May sat down for a one-on-one interview with President Barack Obama at the White House during efforts to resolve the debt ceiling crisis.
May has also distinguished himself with his versatility as an anchor in the field with his coverage of Hurricane Katrina as well as his co-hosting duties for the National Constitution Center’s Liberty Medal telecast and CBS 3’s coverage of the Phillies World Series Championship Parade, among other projects.
May joined Channel 3 in October, 2007 as co-anchor of the weekend evening newscasts. In January, 2008, he was promoted to weeknight anchor. Previously, May had been an anchor at the CBS sister stations in Boston — anchoring WBZ-TV’s News at 5 p.m. and WSBK-TV’s News at 9 p.m. He also served as anchor and reporter with WHDH-TV in Boston and as primary anchor for KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas.
A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, May is a 1993 graduate of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Telecommunications in Tempe where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism.
May and his wife, Lea, reside in Montgomery County with their son and daughter.
Sleepaway camp is a rite of passage for many kids. But what if your child has a medical condition? A Conshohocken-based non-profit has a camp designed for them.
When a February school bus crash took the life of an 11-year-old girl, a community was devastated. In this week’s Brotherly Love, how a woman who didn’t even know the families affected was inspired to help.
In February, a burglar unscrewed a light bulb before breaking into a Southampton home. In March, masked thugs held homeowners at gunpoint in Oxford Circle. In April, four thieves scaled a fence to break into a Philadelphia home. What all these crimes have in common: The homeowners had surveillance cameras.
A family seeks justice for their child who was injured while in the custody of a babysitter.
As new details emerge about the soldier accused of killing 16 civilians in Afghanistan, there is talk that he may have been dealing with a combination of stress, alcohol and domestic issues.
3 On Your Side wants you to know about a new requirement to make rear-view cameras standard equipment in vehicles. It’s designed to prevent so-called backover accidents.
Finding a job is tough enough. Imagine finally getting that job, working for weeks, but not getting paid. That’s what happened to a New Jersey man and many others all over the country.
When was the last time your boss bought you a new dress or maybe a shirt, or even a tie? The answer for most of us is ‘probably never’! But as CBS 3 Anchor Chris May reports, that’s not the case for thousands of state workers in New Jersey.
When the Twin Towers succumbed to their fatal wounds and fell ten years ago this week, it took years to clean up the debris, tag it, and hold it as evidence.
Imagine having to depend on an unreliable wheelchair to get around. It’s a problem Howard Mattson, who suffers from a rare muscle disease, has been battling for a long time. He rarely leaves his house, since it’s falling apart.
Thousands of off-duty and retired police officers and fire fighters made their voices heard in Trenton on Thursday. Their target: Governor Chris Christie.
Thieves are using new high-tech ways to steal your account information from the exact place you put your debit card: an ATM. Can you trust your ATM?
Leonardo da Vinci had far more artistic ideas than he could ever create.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It’s supposed to be a joyous time of year, but for one South Jersey man, it’s been a struggle to simply get out of his own house. The man’s one holiday wish [...]
After her truly surprising upset win over Rep. Mike Castle in Delaware’s Republican Senate primary Christine O’Donnell has become one of the biggest celebrity politicians in the country. And that might be exactly what she wants. Even more than she wants to become a United States Senator.
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