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.
February 26, 1979, a solar eclipse in the northwestern United States.
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.
There is no word on what sparked the fight.
City police are investigating a possible officer-involved shooting on Wednesday night.
In a Lower Merion neighborhood, some are keeping their eyes out for coyotes.
A Delaware County teenager recovering in the hospital got a surprise visit over the weekend, after he missed a concert by his favorite artist.
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.
A priceless piece of American history is sitting in a records office in England and the woman who discovered it was in Philadelphia to talk about its importance.
Thursday night about 50 concerned residents from Germantown met with Philadelphia Police officials and a state representative to talk about violence prevention.
A woman in Point Breeze was shocked to find a seven-foot snake in her yard!
Philadelphia is known for its powerful history.
Hundreds of remains discovered at an Old City construction site earlier this year are now undergoing analysis.
Philadelphia police say the driver of a U-Haul truck was driving on the wrong side of the road when he crashed into a business in Northern Liberties, Wednesday afternoon.
Judge Steven O’Neill granted the media’s request to release the names.
Police are investigating after explosives were found inside a home in Bucks County.
Police say a woman is in stable condition after a vehicle struck and dragged her in Burlington Township Sunday night.
Andrea Constand, 44, testified this week that Cosby penetrated her with his fingers against her will in 2004.
Penn State is making changes to its Greek system, including taking control of the previously self-governing fraternities and sororities, in the wake of the February death of a pledge.
More than 200 remains discovered earlier this year in Old City, Philadelphia are still waiting to be analyzed and reburied. The discovery was plagued with problems from the beginning and on June 1, archaeologists from the area came together to prevent similar problems.
According to the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office, Eric Howell, 43, captured the images of the students in his classroom and in the hallways of the Lenape High School.
The incident happened in a home on the 200 block of Heritage Road in Cherry Hill.
The Pentagon says it has shot down a mock warhead over the Pacific in a success for America’s missile defense program.
The man who sucker punched another man with cerebral palsy is on the run and authorities are chasing him down.
Chester County’s Fugitive Unit is searching for the man accused of sucker-punching a person with cerebral palsy in a convenience store parking lot.
It closed decades ago, but now developers plan to turn the old Reading Railroad line into a park.
A man is behind bars after authorities say he attacked a teen inside a Barnes and Noble in Berks County.
President Donald Trump issued a thinly veiled threat Friday to fired FBI Director James Comey.
Former FBI Director James Comey, who was fired Tuesday by President Donald Trump, on Wednesday sent a letter to friends and agents. Here is the text of that letter, which was obtained by CNN.
After 15 months of construction, Love Park looks like it’s not even close to being finished.
“There’s so much history in this city it’s just unbelievable,” said Bob Giannini, a historian and curator with the National Park Service.