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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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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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SEPTA Cracks Down On Dancers Using Trains To Bust A Move

SEPTA Police are cracking down on a new problem that’s been at the center of a number of recent complaints.

03/14/2014

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Philadelphia Police Using Twitter To Generate Crime Tips

The police social media department is expanding its outreach on Twitter, now allowing potential witnesses to tweet tips.

02/22/2014

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Police Investigate Attempted Abduction Of 9-Year-Old Girl In Hunting Park

Neighbors sprang into action, chasing down the suspect, holding him until police arrived.

02/20/2014

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Police Make Arrest After 14-Year-Old Boy Hit By Car In Bensalem

Police are investigating after a driver hit a 14-year-old boy and then attempted to flee the scene.

02/14/2014

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Surveillance Cameras Help Nab Suspects Finding Refuge In SEPTA Stations

This is the second day in row a suspect has tried to find refuge in a SEPTA station. We were there Thursday when police nabbed this man wanted in connection with a $20,000 cell phone theft ring. He led police on a chase through the 13th and Market Street station.

02/07/2014

Justin Bieber prepares to stand on his vehicle after exiting from the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center on January 23, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Justin Bieber was charged with drunken driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license after Miami Beach police found the pop star street racing Thursday morning.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Reports: Justin Bieber Questioned At Teterboro Airport In Bergen County

Customs officials allow Justin Bieber into the U.S. after holding the pop star for questioning.

01/31/2014

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Police: Several Suspects Sought In Ring Of Southwest Philadelphia Armed Robberies

Police tell CBS 3 they’re looking for anywhere between two to five suspects involved in this gun-toting robbery ring.

01/24/2014

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Scam Alert: Delmarva, PSE&G Warn Of Utility Bill Scam

Public Service Electric and Gas Co., PSE&G, is warning customers of a scam in which some people are receiving fraudulent emails appearing to be utility bills.

01/15/2014

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Woman Knocked Down, Robbed Outside Willow Grove Park Mall

Around 8 p.m. on Dec. 16, the female shopper was reportedly knocked to the ground and had her purse stolen as she exited the Macy’s onto the second level parking lot at the mall.

12/18/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: Computers Donated By Philadelphia Native Kevin Hart Stolen From Recreation Center

Tonight CBS 3 has learned some of those computers have been stolen.

12/13/2013

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EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Senator Cory Booker Settles Into His New Role

Just days into serving a term left vacant by the death of longtime New Jersey Democratic Senator Frank Lautenberg, Booker has had to hit the ground running and he is not shying away from tackling one of the biggest issues on capital hill right now, the Affordable Care Act.

11/27/2013

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Boy Fighting Leukemia Becomes Honorary Firefighter

Six-year-old Aiden Riebel is officially sworn in as an honorary Washington Township firefighter. More than anything this very sick little boy wanted to become a firefighter and one town came together to make that happen.

11/22/2013

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