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.

David Bernstein

Murder Victim’s Family Blames Philadelphia DA For Mishandling Of Case

A Philadelphia family is outraged that District Attorney Larry Krasner is doing away with the death penalty.

04/05/2018

Bucks County Quaker, Civil Rights Activist Reflects On Time With MLK

Norval Reece met King in 1967 at the old Robert Morris Hotel in Philadelphia.

04/04/2018

Philadelphia College Student Alleges Hazing At University Of Pittsburgh

A college student from Philadelphia says she’s the victim of sorority hazing at the University of Pittsburgh.

03/29/2018

Pennypack Bridge

Oldest Operating Bridge In America Undergoes Renovations

The oldest operating bridge in America is undergoing a $3.2 million renovation, and it’s located in Philadelphia.

03/26/2018

Robert Wilson III

Family Of Fallen Officer Wants Philadelphia DA Off Case

The family of a fallen Philadelphia Police officer is asking the city’s top prosecutor to recuse himself from their case.

03/23/2018

Washington Township, Uber Team Up To Save Lives With Free Rides

A South Jersey township is partnering with Uber to give people free rides home in an attempt to save lives.

03/14/2018

Officials: Lehigh University Sorority Banned Due To Scavenger Hunt Involving Drugs, Alcohol, Sex

Alpha Chi Omega’s Theta Chi chapter lost its recognition by Lehigh University for two years and will be banned from campus through May 2020.

03/12/2018

Slave Who Escaped From George, Martha Washington Inspires Generations Later

Oney Judge was just 23 when she escaped from her owners, the most powerful couple in the United States.

03/09/2018

Nick Miccarelli

Source: 2 Women Accuse Delaware County State Rep Of Sexual Assault, Misconduct

A state representative from Delaware County is facing calls to step down after two women accuse him of sexual assault and misconduct.

02/28/2018

Tondaleya Bagby

Dispatcher Recognized For Saving Starving Mother Of Four

Camden County’s best stepped forward Thursday night at the monthly freeholder meeting to be recognized for saving a family.

02/15/2018

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Police: Man Abducted At Gunpoint, Set On Fire On His Way Home From Work

Police say a man is in critical condition after he was found tied up and set on fire inside his car in North Philadelphia.

02/12/2018

Eagles fan

Eagles Fans Crowd Airport On Way To Super Bowl

Fans from Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania had their tickets ready, and their hopes held high for Sunday night.

02/02/2018

Man Guards Rocky Statue To Prevent Vandalism By Non-Eagles Fans

For the third night in a row, a die-hard Eagles fan paces in front of the Rocky statue which sits at the entrance of the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia.

01/31/2018

Super Bowl Betting: Benjamin Franklin And John Adams Style

Sitting on his perch above the American Philosophical Society in Old City, Benjamin Franklin sports an Eagles hat and flag.

01/30/2018

Police: Off-Duty Officer Shoots Erratic Driver In South Philadelphia

Police ID Suspect Accused Of Running Over Pedestrian

Police have identified the suspect who died after a police-involved shooting in South Philadelphia.

01/29/2018

Peter the eagle

Before Swoop, There Was Peter The Mint Eagle

Long before Challenger soared through Lincoln Financial Field last Sunday, there was Peter. As in Peter the Mint Eagle who soared through the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia 200 years ago.

01/26/2018

Pat Meehan

Meehan Calls Former Aide A ‘Soul Mate’; Says He Paid Her With Taxpayer Money

A Republican congressman from Pennsylvania who settled a former aide’s sexual harassment complaint with taxpayer money said Tuesday that he developed a deep affection for her and reacted badly when she began dating another man, but never harassed her or pursued a romantic relationship.

01/23/2018

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

bourse

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

Revolutionary War

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.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–12/05/2017

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

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