Ileana Diaz joined CBS 3 and The CW Philly’s Eyewitness News team as a reporter in July, 2013.
Diaz came to Philadelphia from WNYW-TV/WWOR-TV in the New York market where she has been a reporter since 2012. While in New York, Diaz covered numerous national news stories including the Etan Patz missing child case. Previously, Diaz was a news reporter for KGUN-TV in Tucson, Arizona where she broadcast live from the crime scene following the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and reported extensively on the state’s controversial immigration law. Diaz also served as the weekend weather anchor. She began her career as a reporter in 2008 at KNDO-TV in Yakima, Washington.
A native of Los Angeles, Diaz is a 2008 graduate of Southern Methodist University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. She has also done coursework in Meteorology at Mississippi State University. A member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Diaz is fluent in Spanish.
She is married to Joel Waldman, an investigative reporter for the WNYW in New York.
His big smile and friendly wave is what many remember about Nelson Mandela the day he was awarded the Liberty Medal in 1993.
Dozens walked off their jobs across the United States in 100 cities.
He’s a musician by trade and 22-year-old Yaron Bernstein, who goes by Yari, is missing.
Police are searching for a man they say robbed a family at gunpoint early Friday morning in Northeast Philadelphia.
State Trooper Richard Deskis was standing with four Wilmington officers interviewing a woman about stolen merchandise found in a car, when police sources say four shots were fired from down the road. A bullet hit Trooper Deskis in the right arm.
After being found guilty of violating church law, Pastor Frank Schaefer is now suspended from his church for 30 days and tells CBS 3 it was an emotional two days of trial.
A Methodist minister has been suspended 30 days for officiating his son’s same-sex wedding.
A Pennsylvania pastor who officiated a same sex marriage has reportedly been found guilty of “violating the church’s law” and “breaking the law and order of the United Methodist Church.”
A man was ordered to stand trial on triple homicide charges Thursday after witnesses described how he blasted his way into a municipal building and prosecutors played disturbing audio of the shooting rampage and its aftermath.
Residents in one Delaware County community are outraged after vandals destroyed trees that had just been planted in a popular park.
Veterans come together at Lincoln Financial Field hoping to chart the next step in their lives — post-military service.
Police called off a manhunt following an armed bar robbery in Montgomery County, though they did not immediately apprehend the suspects.
Ileana Diaz spoke with a veteran about his concerns after the major food stamp budget cuts.
The 2009 stimulus act that initially increased food stamp benefits expires this November, reducing the amount of money that the 1.8 million residents in Pennsylvania will get.
Hundreds of George Sharswood students marched to Philadelphia School District Headquarters in an attempt to save their two teachers from being let go.