Joe Holden

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CBS3’s Joe Holden

Joe Holden came home to join the Eyewitness News team as a general assignment reporter in May, 2016.

The Delaware County native has previously been with WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he covered, among other high-profile stories, Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia. He was also an investigative reporter for WBRE-TV in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton market, at WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, Virginia and an assignment editor at WPHL-TV in Philadelphia.

Joe has a track record of holding public officials accountable and breaking numerous stories involving political corruption and environmental issues, including stories connected to the reputed Kids for Cash scandal in Luzerne County and how public boards handled the rise of the Marcellus Shale industry in Susquehanna and Bradford counties.

Joe attended St. Laurence Parochial School in Upper Darby and Monsignor Bonner High School in Drexel Hill. He is a 2002 graduate of Cabrini College where he was the editor in chief of the college newspaper, The Loquitur, before earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and communication. As a teenager, he was choir director and organist at St. Donato Parish in Overbrook and later, director of music at St. Charles Borromeo in Drexel Hill.  His love of music helped pay his way through college.

Joe and his wife, Kelly, have three children.

Dr. Christopher Fiorentino

West Chester University To Inaugurate New President

At West Chester University, there soon will be a new president and continued attention on what’s unfolding at schools around the state.

04/20/2017

Dozens Of Students Taken To Hospital Following Gas Leak At NJ School

Officials say 37 students and three staff members were taken to the hospital to be evaluated.

04/06/2017

Pa. Troopers Are Cracking Down On Drivers Speeding In Work Zones

Pennsylvania State troopers have a message for drivers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike — Slow down, pay attention or you will pay.

04/05/2017

Police: 2 Suspects Fatally Shot Teen Boy At Takeout Restaurant Over Wisecrack

Police arrested 18-year-old Christopher Southerland and 19-year-old Tymear Johnson.

04/03/2017

City Hall refugee reception

Philadelphia Welcomes Dozens Of Refugees From Syria, Other Countries At City Hall Reception

Each refugee at the City Hall reception had a heartrending story of fleeing oppression overseas, and each is now living in Philadelphia.

03/27/2017

Dozens Of Drivers Claim They Are Being Ripped Off By 3rd Party Firm

The losses are in the tens of thousands of dollars and some are planning to take legal action.

03/26/2017

Roller Coaster Weather Ride Has Farmers Concerned About Growing Season

South Jersey farmer John Hurff says the weather, as of late, has planted some seeds of doubt in the success of this year’s fruit tree crop.

03/20/2017

Police Looking To Identify 8 Individuals In SEPTA Melee That Started As Snowball Fight

SEPTA police are looking to speak to eight people in connection with a fight that happened last week.

03/19/2017

Officials Seek Owners Of 50,000 Stolen Items In Multi-Million Dollar Jewelry Burglary Ring

Authorities in Montgomery County are seeking owners of 50,000 stolen items in connection to a multi-million dollar jewelry burglary ring.

03/16/2017

Parents Express Safety Concerns After Philadelphia Schools Resume Day After Storm

As Philadelphia students went back to school on Wednesday some parents expressed safety concerns over treacherous road conditions

03/15/2017

Teen Arrested After Woman, 72, Found Beaten, Bound 4 Days After Being Robbed

Officials say the juvenile stole the woman’s credit cards and car then left her bound and beaten in a locked closet for four days.

03/02/2017

Accusers of Alleged Serial Child Sex Predator Break Their Silence

Accusers of alleged serial child sex predator William Charles Thomas breaks their silence.

03/01/2017

FBI, Justice Dept. Investigating After Threats Against Jewish Centers Across the Delaware Valley

Several Jewish centers have been evacuated as police investigate threats.

02/27/2017

Community Comes Together To Cleanup Cemetery Following Gravestone Vandalism

Those out here are troubled by what they see, but find resolve in the compassion of others to help pick up the pieces.

02/26/2017

Sources: SEPTA Train Operator In Medically-Induced Coma Following Crash

New details are emerging about the SEPTA train accident at the 69th Street Terminal in Upper Darby that left a train operator critically injured.

02/22/2017

Pilot Who Crashed Plane In N.J. In Stable Condition

A pilot is in stable condition Monday morning after a frightening plane crash in Bayonne, New Jersey over the weekend.

02/20/2017

Shooting Of Philadelphia Officer Hartnett Makes Trump’s List Of ‘Under-Reported Terror Attacks’

Joe Holden takes a look at how much CBS 3 covered the shooting of Officer Jesse Hartnett in 2016.

02/07/2017

Lawyers, Politicians Frustrated With Roll Out Of President Trump’s Immigration Order

Reaction continues to pour in from citizens, legal professionals and politicians regarding President Trump’s travel ban.

01/30/2017

Lieutenant Critically Injured In Elevator Accident At CJC Heads Home, Suing For Ordeal

The injured man was released Tuesday morning from Magee Rehabilitation Hospital.

01/24/2017

Kyle Lowry

Police Sources: NBA Star Kyle Lowry Victim In Multi-Million Dollar Jewelry Burglary Ring

The Main Line home of Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry was hit, police sources said.

01/23/2017

Police Investigate Massive Burglary Ring At Philly Jewelry Store

Sources tell CBS 3 police have been working to crack at least six safes owned by Shazad.

01/22/2017

Parents Outraged After Phony Doctor Examines Children At Philadelphia High School

Parents at Washington High School in Northeast Philadelphia are furious after revelations that a phony doctor examined students.

01/19/2017

Uwchlan Township

Uwchlan Township Residents On Edge Following 3 Unsolved Home Invasions, Armed Robberies

In quiet, rural Uwchlan Township, Chester County, word of three unsolved home invasions and armed robberies has left for some sleepless nights.

01/11/2017

Philadelphians Experience ‘Sticker Shock’ As Blame Goes Around Over Sugary Drink Tax

We found that in mostly all cases, this new tax on distributors was being passed on to the customer.

01/04/2017

Part Of Region Prepping For Brief Winter Blast

Mother Nature is about to hit the region with a winter blast and those that could get hit with snow are preparing.

12/28/2016

Downingtown Man In Hospital Since July Beats Illness, Makes It Home For Christmas

For one Chester County family, Christmas Day is a little more special this year.

12/25/2016

Law Enforcement Honors New Jersey State Trooper Killed In Crash

A New Jersey state trooper killed in a crash will be remembered during funeral services in Atlantic City.

12/12/2016

Police: No Credible Threat To PA School District, Classes On Tomorrow

After an investigation, police say they have found no credible threat to the Upper Perkiomen School District.

12/05/2016

Police: Man Targets Black Muslim Women With Slurs In Lot

Police have jailed a man accused of targeting two black Muslim women with slurs during a road rage confrontation in the parking lot of a suburban Philadelphia convenience store.

11/28/2016

PECO Installing More Power Protection To Prepare For Winter

PECO has invested millions in power delivery through multiple wires and substations.

11/21/2016

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