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Natasha Brown

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Natasha Brown is the Emmy Award-winning anchor for the weekend evening editions of Eyewitness News on CBS 3 and The CW Philly.

Brown joined CBS 3 as a general assignment reporter in December, 2002. She came to the station from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she has been a reporter and anchor for WPXI-TV.  Previously, she had been a reporter and weekend anchor for WWBT-TV in Richmond, Virginia.

Brown began her career as a reporter and anchor at WPDE-TV in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.  Since that time she has established herself as an outstanding on-scene reporter covering such major stories as the Columbine High School shootings, the crash of Flight 93 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania on September 11th and the Quecreek Mine Disaster.   Brown has also covered several presidential campaigns and candidates and covered the move of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia in 2004 to its new home across Independence Park for CBS nationally. Her work has earned her three local Emmy Awards.

Brown is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists. While in Pittsburgh, she received an African American Heritage Award as “Best Reporter” from WAMO Radio, the award’s sponsor.  The Philadelphia chapter of the NAACP has named her to its “Most Influential Black Women” list twice.  Brown has also been active in supporting the stations’ efforts on behalf of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, hosting the organization’s annual “Sisters for the Cure” workshop for African-American women.

A native of Virginia, Brown is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications.

Connect with Natasha Brown on Twitter: @NatashaCBS3; and on Facebook: Natasha Brown.

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Police: 2 Women Choked, Robbed In Broad Daylight In Philadelphia

Police say the attack happened at 12:40 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

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Debris from an Malaysia Airlines plane crash lies in a field on July 18, 2014 in Grabovka, Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur has crashed on the Ukraine/Russia border near the town of Shaktersk. The Boeing 777 was carrying 280 passengers and 15 crew members. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Grandfather Of American Killed In Malaysia Airlines Crash Speaks To CBS 3

While the world mourns the loss of the 298 lives lost on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, no one feels the pain more than Ronald Schansman, the doting grandfather of the only American killed in the crash.

07/18/2014

A man walks, on July 17, 2014, amongst the wreckages of the malaysian airliner carrying 298 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine.  (Photo credit Alexander KHUDOTEPLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Experts Weigh In On How Malaysia Airlines Crash Will Impact World Travel

Local experts weigh in on how this tragedy could have worldwide implications.

07/17/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Chester County Firefighters Return After Call To Shocking Vandalism

While the North Coventry firefighters were just about a mile away trying to save a piece of property, the vandals had no regard for their property.

06/27/2014

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Exclusive: Police Foot Patrols Making A Dent In Crime Throughout Philadelphia

Only Eyewitness News reporter Natasha Brown was invited along as Philadelphia police officers set out on foot in one of the busiest districts in the city.

06/21/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Can SEPTA Vehicles And Drivers Coexist?

CBS 3 has obtained exclusive video that shows what happens when things go wrong.

05/15/2014

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Local Animal Behaviorist Weighs In After Video Of Cat Saving Boy From Dog Attack Goes Viral

By Natasha Brown PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It is the viral video everyone is talking about — a cat comes to the aid of a little boy, scaring away a dog that went on the attack. [...]

05/14/2014

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2-Alarm Fire In Kensington Shuts Down El Train, Damages Businesses

The fire started at 5 p.m. Thursday during the height of rush hour, forcing one of SEPTA’s busiest lines, the Market-Frankford El, to shut down near the fire scene.

05/08/2014

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Police Searching For Brazen Beauty Bandits In Philadelphia

Police have surveillance videos from both crimes, one on Cottman Avenue and the latest on North Broad Street.

05/07/2014

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Caught On Tape: School Bus Ride Through Flood Waters

It happened in East Fallowfield Township, Chester County.

05/02/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Local Woman Risks Life To Save Man From Sinking Boat

She talked exclusively with Eyewitness News reporter Natasha Brown about how she jumped into a chilly river to help a boater in trouble.

04/25/2014

People stand outside of the Ed Sullivan Theater during a taping of the Late Show with David Letterman on January 2, 2008 in New York City.  This will be the first airing of the show since the Writers Guild of America went on strike November 5. Letterman and his production company World Wide Pants worked out an independent deal with his writers.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Band With NJ Ties Talks About ‘Late Show’ Appearance, Letterman’s Retirement

The late night legend has had a big impact on fans and rising stars in our area.

04/03/2014

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UPDATE: Arrests Made Following Robbery of Elderly Woman in West Philadelphia

Police have made two arrests in connection with the abduction and robbery of an 80-year-old woman in West Philadelphia

04/02/2014

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Mother Of 3 Kids Left Alone In Home That Caught Fire Turns Herself In To Police

The mother of three young children who were left alone and had to be rescued by neighbors after a fire broke out inside the home, has turned herself in to Philadelphia Police Friday night.

03/28/2014

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App Helps Police Nab Boys, 10 and 13, in Smartphone Theft

A jarring morning for a teacher sitting on a SEPTA train Thursday at Broad and Wyoming.

03/27/2014

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