David Spunt

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David Spunt joined CBS 3 and The CW Philly’s Eyewitness News team as a reporter in November, 2014.

Since coming to Philadelphia, he’s covered major stories including Pope Francis’ visit in 2015 and the Democratic National Convention in 2016. He also filed reports from The White House during President Trump’s nomination of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.

Spunt came to CBS 3 from WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina where he had been a reporter since 2012. In Charlotte, he covered political news including the Democratic National Convention in 2012.

Previously, he was a reporter for WAFB in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he spent three months on the coast covering the BP oil spill in 2010. He also won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for breaking news coverage.

Spunt began his career as a reporter for WRBL in Columbus, Georgia where he covered Fort Benning and the U.S. Army during the war in Iraq. He also worked in public radio.

A native of Boston, Spunt grew up in Columbus, Ohio and is a graduate of Miami University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Political Science.

Spunt loves history and ancestry. He enjoys reporting with those subjects in mind. He and his wife reside in Philadelphia with their beloved Jellicle cat.

Eagles Fans, Players Hold Pep Rally At Chickie’s & Pete’s

It is all Eagles all the time under the roof of Chickie’s and Pete’s in South Philadelphia on Thursday night.

01/18/2018

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Exclusive Tour: Bourse Set To Reopen In June

The Bourse in Old City is undergoing a $50 million renovation and Eyewitness News was in the building for an exclusive tour. 

01/17/2018

Matthew LeTourneau

Philadelphia Police Officer Brings Comfort Painting Portraits Of The Fallen

In a drab, quiet hallway down in the basement of Philadelphia Police headquarters, you’ll find an office that stands out among the rest.

01/12/2018

Philadelphia Company Sees Big Business Selling Heated Clothing

The miserable cold snap is a blessing for one Philadelphia business selling heated clothing.

01/03/2018

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Hundreds Pre-Pay 2018 Property Taxes Hoping To Save

Taxpayers decided to come in and pay their property taxes for 2018 before the new year even hit.

12/29/2017

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Think It’s Cold Now? Imagine Winters During The Revolutionary War

The winter of 1779 was one of the coldest on record.

12/28/2017

Mother Attacked After She Accidentally Cut Off Driver: Police

Upper Providence Township detectives are looking for a man they say attacked a woman after she accidentally cut him off on the road.

12/06/2017

Representative Matt Bradford

Pennsylvania Dems Call For GOP Lawmaker’s Resignation After ‘Random Homophobic Tirade’

The PA Democratic Party wants Metcalfe to step down for what a spokesman called a “random homophobic tirade.”

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Authorities: 2 Men Found Dead At Delaware Motel

A death investigation is underway at a New Castle County motel.

12/04/2017

Delaware Emergency Officials: ‘No Injuries Or Damage From Earthquake’

Friday afternoon, officials with the Delaware Emergency Management Association (DEMA) opened the doors to Eyewitness News to discuss the aftermath of the 4.1 magnitude earthquake that originated outside Smyrna, Delaware on Thursday.

12/01/2017

Bob Brady

FBI Investigating Pennsylvania Congressman Bob Brady’s Emails In Campaign Finance Probe

The emails of Congressman Robert Brady, D-Pa., are the subject of an FBI investigation into payments his campaign allegedly made to his opponent in 2012 to encourage him to drop out of the race.

11/21/2017

Police Searching For Group Of Teens Following 3 Attacks Near Temple University

In all three cases the victims were attacked and pushed to the ground, and the suspects didn’t take anything.

11/17/2017

Philadelphia School Reform Commission Votes To Disband

The School Reform Commission has voted to dissolve itself on Thursday night.

11/16/2017

Eli Glovas-Kurtz

Temple Student Attacked With Pipe; Police Searching For Teens

Philadelphia police and Temple University police are looking for a group of teens responsible for attacking a student last week just off campus.

11/15/2017

Shyamalan, Willis Back In Philly Filming New Movie ‘Glass’

Hollywood heavyweight Bruce Willis and Director M. Night Shyamalan walked into the Benjamin Franklin House Thursday night for a celebration in Shyamalan’s favorite city.

10/26/2017

Dr. John White

Popular CBS Crime Drama Calls Local Forensic Psychologist For Help

Forensic neuropsychologist Dr. John White is a professor at Stockton University by day and he’s psychologist to some of the most dangerous criminals at night.

10/25/2017

Police: Teen Girl Critically Wounded In Stabbing During Large Fight

A teenage girl was critically wounded after being stabbed in the Olney section of Philadelphia on Monday afternoon.

10/23/2017

Hundreds Of Coatesville Area High School Students Stage ‘Unity Event’ Following Racist Incidents

Students at Coatesville High School participated in a “Unity Event” Friday morning  following a racist incident that sparked outrage earlier this week.

10/20/2017

Michael Scorsone

Deadly California Wildfire Affecting Thousands, Including Delaware County Native

Michael Scorsone moved to Sonoma County 17 years ago to open a vineyard – Emmitt-Scorsone Wines.

10/10/2017

Experts, Lawmakers Debate Future Of Bump Stocks

Lawmakers could soon take up the bump stock issue in a formal setting.

10/06/2017

Hollywood Filmmaker Believes Meditation Could Help Curb Crime In Philly

A Hollywood filmmaker with Philly ties believes a little meditation can curb the crime in Philadelphia.

10/02/2017

‘We’re Just Banding Together’: Delco Native Who Lives Near Flood-Ravaged Houston

Jaime Phillips’ home is not flooded with water, but she can’t get there because of the high waters.

08/30/2017

Police: 20 Tombstones Knocked Over In Church’s Cemetery

Police confirm to CBS3 that 20 tombstones were knocked over in the cemetery at Memorial Church of St. Luke’s at 1946 Welsh Road.

08/22/2017

Eclipse 2017: Looking Back At The Last Total Eclipse In The U.S.

February 26, 1979, a solar eclipse in the northwestern United States. 

08/15/2017

Philly Police Taking Precautions Amid Fears Of CO Leaks In Ford Explorers

The Philadelphia Police Department is among police departments around the nation taking a close look at some of the SUVs that officers drive every day.

08/03/2017

Police Investigating Fight At Center City SIPS

There is no word on what sparked the fight.

07/27/2017

Police: 7 Officers Open Fire On Armed Man; Woman Shot By Suspect

City police are investigating a possible officer-involved shooting on Wednesday night.

07/19/2017

Reported Coyote Sightings Putting Residents On Edge In Lower Merion

In a Lower Merion neighborhood, some are keeping their eyes out for coyotes.

07/18/2017

Zac Brown Surprises Fan In Philadelphia Area Hospital

A Delaware County teenager recovering in the hospital got a surprise visit over the weekend, after he missed a concert by his favorite artist.

07/17/2017

Hearing In Death Of Penn State Pledge To Resume For 3rd Day

Detective Describes Probe Into Penn State Pledge’s Death

Members of a shuttered Penn State fraternity are due back in court for a preliminary hearing on charges related to the death of a pledge after a night of heavy drinking.

07/11/2017

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