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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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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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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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