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Jan Carabeo


Jan Carabeo joined CBS 3 and The CW Philly’s Eyewitness News team as a reporter in March, 2014.

Carabeo was most recently was a reporter/anchor at WTIC-TV, the FOX station in Hartford, Connecticut, where she served as the morning reporter.  Prior to WTIC, she worked in New York State as a reporter at WSYR-TV in Syracuse, at WICZ-TV and at WIVT-TV/WBGH-TV both in Binghamton.   Carabeo’s reporting earned her a New York Associated Press award in 2011 for Best News Series, “Gold Star Mom,” about a mother’s fight against  the Department of Motor Vehicles to keep a commemorate license plate for her son who died in Vietnam.

A native of Maryland, Carabeo is a 2007 graduate of the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism where she majored in journalism and minored in English language and literature.

Connect with Jan Carabeo on Twitter: @JanCarabeoCBS3; and on Facebook: Jan Carabeo.

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Driver’s License Photo Has NJ Cancer Patient Fighting 2 Battles

Joanne Jodry asked if she could use her previous picture on file so she won’t have to have a constant reminder of her illness, but she was told no.


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Former South Jersey Beauty Queen Found Dead In New York City

A wife, a mother, a doctor, and a former South Jersey beauty queen, Kiersten Cerveny seemed to have it all.


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Red Cross Provides Information On Navigating Crowds And Keeping Families Together

The Red Cross has a plan for whatever develops over the next couple days and if you’re coming to Center City, they want you to have a plan too, so you and your family can stay safe and just as important — stay together while navigating the crowds.



Dozens Of Passengers Left Stranded At Bus Station In Center City

There was a lot of confusion and lot of waiting, but no answers for many frustrated people at the Greyhound bus in station In Center City Monday morning.


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Local Red Cross Seeking Extra Help During Papal Visit

The organization needs 1,000 volunteers for the Pope’s visit in September, and the time to sign up has arrived.


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Pa. Beauty Queen Allegedly Faked Cancer To Benefit From Fundraisers

Authorities say she even tricked her own sister into believing she was sick.


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Police Cruiser And Taxi Cab Collide In West Philadelphia

The crash happened around 3am Tuesday at 56th Street and Haverford Avenue.


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Pa. Doctor Accused Of Killing Lion In Same Area As Cecil

While outrage continues over the death of Cecil the lion, officials in Zimbabwe are investigating whether another lion was killed in the same area by a doctor from Pennsylvania.


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Catholic School Schedules Meeting To Discuss Fired Gay Teacher

Many parents are demanding that Winters be reinstated. Tonight, parents will get to voice their frustrations to the school.


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Firefighter Injured Battling Early Morning House Fire In Philadelphia

Firefighters say everyone was able to get out of the burning home before they arrived, but a firefighter sustained a minor injury.


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Dozens Of Bill Cosby’s Alleged Victims Appear On Cover Of New York Magazine

A powerful New York Magazine cover was released Monday morning and inside it was an article profiling dozens of women who have publicly accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault.


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South Jersey Men Facing Charges After Alleged Fight

Both men are charged with second-degree assault and disorderly conduct.


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La Salle University’s First Female President Goes To Work

Monday is Dr. Colleen Hanycz’s first day on the job.


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2 Dead, 2 Injured In Nicetown Shooting

It happened around 2:20 a.m. Friday morning at Brunner and Clarissa Streets.


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Staff And Students Will Be Searched Today At South Jersey School After Threatening Phone Call

Officials at Harrington Middle School received the threat around 9pm Monday night.