Diana Rocco

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Diana Rocco joined the Eyewitness News team as a general assignment reporter in February, 2012.

Before coming to Philadelphia, Rocco was most recently reporting for WHDH-TV in Boston since October, 2011. Previously, she was a reporter for CNN Newsource in Washington, DC and WNYW-TV in New York, in addition to working at WFXT-TV in Boston and WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut.

She began her broadcasting career at News 12 The Bronx as an anchor/reporter in 2002. In 2006, Rocco received an award from the Associated Press for her live crime coverage in Hartford.

Rocco is a graduate of Syracuse University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism and political science.

A native of New Jersey, she spent most of her childhood years in Connecticut. In her spare time, she enjoys skiing, Pilates, and yoga.

Connect with Diana Rocco on Twitter: @Dianarocco; and on Facebook: Diana Rocco.

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Local Children’s Choir Traveling To Sing For Pope Francis

60 boys and girls from the Archdiocesan Children’s Choir and more than 40 family members will leave New Year’s Eve for Italy to sing for Pope Francis.

12/30/2015

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Lehigh Valley Braces For First Taste Of Winter

The Lehigh Valley is bracing for the first winter storm of the season.

12/28/2015

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Holiday Shopping In A Spring-Like Center City

It looked more like Christmastime in Southern California than in Philadelphia.

12/11/2015

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Twins With Autism Building Up Their Wrapping Paper Business

18-year-old Eddie Tuckerman is hard at work, creating new designs for his family’s wrapping paper business. Their parents started the business for Eddie and his twin brother Mike. The boys have autism but they’ve always loved drawing.

12/10/2015

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Police: Elementary School Students Exposed To Hypodermic Needle By Classmate

Police are investigating an incident that occurred at Meade Elementary School in North Philadelphia on Tuesday, after a 7-year-old student said she was poked with a hypodermic needle.

12/09/2015

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Nutter On Donald Trump: “He’s Taken A Page From The Playbook Of Hitler”

“If I had the power, the only banning that would be done is that I would ban him from Philadelphia. We don’t have any room for that kind of stupidity here.”

12/08/2015

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Whale Heading South For Winter Stops Near Ocean City To Show Off

People walking the boards out on the water were surprised to find some unexpected visitors who didn’t mind putting on a show. Off the coast of Ocean City, one fisherman got quite the bump… from a humpback whale long enough to reach his boat.

12/07/2015

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Former Cape May County Health Inspector Among The Victims Of San Bernardino Shooting

The family of 52-year-old Nick Thalasinos say they are in shock and disbelief. They only found out this morning that he was one of the victims of yesterday’s San Bernardino shooting.

12/03/2015

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Local FBI Veteran Discusses Police Tactics In California Mass Shooting

There are a lot of moving parts to an investigation this big. CBS 3’s Diana Rocco talked with a local FBI veteran to get his insights about the steps law enforcement is taking now- and those it will take in the coming days.

12/02/2015

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Christmas Village Gears Up For Opening Weekend

It might be Thanksgiving eve, but it feels like Christmas at City Hall. At Christmas Village, you can find just about anything you’re looking for. From candles and jewelry to clothing, pictures, paintings, snacks and even kettle corn… all from local vendors.

11/25/2015

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NJ Native Confirmed Dead In Mali Hotel Attack

Police in Mali, joined by the French and one off-duty American Special Forces Op, freed more than 100 hostages from the Radisson Blu Hotel in the capital of Mali.

11/20/2015

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Aspiring Football Stars Get New Equipment, Hang Out With “Swoop”

Philadelphia Eagles Tight End Zach Ertz paid a visit to dozens of Pee Wee football players in Norristown as they received their new helmets, pads, practice jerseys and cheer uniforms… a donation worth $20,000.

11/17/2015

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Passengers Return To Philadelphia From Paris

Passengers returning to the area react to the situation in Paris.

11/16/2015

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Study: Quit The Facebook, It Can Bum You Out

If you’re feeling sad… Stop updating your status! Or checking others. A new study finds quitting Facebook can improve your overall feeling about life.

11/12/2015

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Aston Boy Honored By University Of Penn’s Public Safety Department

Aston boy is getting top honors from University of Penn’s Public Safety Department.

11/11/2015

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