Rahel Solomon

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CBS3’s Rahel Solomon

Rahel Solomon is co-anchor with Jim Donovan of CBS3’s Eyewitness News This Morning, the station’s popular morning newscast (weekdays, 4:30-7 a.m.), and Eyewitness News at Noon.

Rahel joined CBS 3 as a general assignment reporter in September, 2015. Before her weekday morning assignment, she had been anchor of the weekend morning news.

The West Philly native came home to Channel 3 from KCNC-TV, the CBS-owned station in Denver where she had been a reporter and fill-in anchor since January, 2014.  While in Denver, she distinguished herself with her coverage of the trial of Aurora Theater Shooter James Holmes and Colorado flooding in 2014 for CBS This Morning. In 2015, she was named the Colorado Association of Black Journalists’ 2015 Broadcast Journalist of the Year.

Previously, Rahel worked as a multimedia journalist for WSAZ-TV in Charleston, West Virginia. She began her career at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia as a production assistant.

Rahel earned a masters degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She also attended St. John’s University where she graduated with high honors and a Bachelor of Science degree in finance.

In addition to her years in West Philadelphia, Rahel was raised in Delaware County and is a graduate of Archbishop Prendergast High School in Drexel Hill.

Delivery Driver, Shot In Head, Recounts Terrifying Ordeal

A pizza delivery man, shot in the head during a robbery, is now out of the hospital and recounting those horrifying moments.


Video Of Philadelphia Officer Playing Football With Kids Goes Viral

A video of a Philadelphia Police officer playing football with kids is going viral.


Families And Veterans Spend Memorial Day At Beverly National Cemetery

Henry Tokarski of Philadelphia says he and his older brother were in the service at the same. Henry served in the Navy, where his brother Thaddeus Tokarski served in the Airforce.


Man Charged In Deadly NE Philadelphia Hit-And-Run

In the harsh light of day, the scope of a violent fatal hit and run is clear.

CBS 3–05/24/2016

Expert Explains Serious Disorder That Causes Adult Tantrums

Public cameras and social media have made images of adults throwing apparent temper tantrums more common, but doctors say a serious disorder could be to blame.


Camden’s First Female K9 Handling Officer Hopes To Inspire Young Women

Camden County Police now has its first female officer handling canines in the city’s history.


Police Investigate Deadly Shooting In Northeast Philadelphia

Philadelphia Police are investigating a deadly shooting in the Northeast section of the city. The incident took place early on Tuesday afternoon.


‘I Don’t Think This Is The House’ Burglars Allegedly Break Into Wrong Home In Somerton

We are now hearing from one of the victims in a Somerton home invasion early Friday morning.

CBS 3–05/13/2016

Family Demands Answers After Man Gets Fatally Shot Outside Grandmother’s Viewing

A Camden family is now desperate for answers after a loved one is killed outside a viewing for his grandmother.

CBS 3–05/06/2016

Life-Saving Nasal Spray Used For Drug Overdoses Now Available In All PA Acme Stores

The nasal spray Narcan, which reverses the effects of an opioid overdose, will now be available in all Acme pharmacies in Pennsylvania.

CBS 3–05/03/2016

Heroic 9-Year-Old Gets Bitten By Dog In Attempt To Save Big Sister

We are now learning more about some terrifying moments for two children being chased by a dog in strawberry mansion.

CBS 3–04/29/2016

Mayor’s New Appointment For Fire Commissioner Has Some Groups Speaking Out

Some groups are questioning why the mayor needed to go outside of the fire department to find a capable leader.

CBS 3–04/12/2016

Blanche Carney Makes History As Philadelphia’s First Female Prisons Commissioner

Blanche Carney has been named the first female prisons commissioner in Philadelphia’s history.


Video Showing Off-Duty Officer Shoot A Robbery Suspect Prompts Criticism

Cell phone video captures the moment an off-duty officer shot a robbery suspect and it’s prompting some criticism.


Local Students Gear Up For National Chess Championship

Villanova isn’t the only Delaware Valley school with a national championship on the line.

CBS 3–04/04/2016

Philadelphia Officer Gives Back To Children With Autism

April marks National Autism Awareness Month and some local children living with autism received a free iPad thanks to one of Philadelphia’s finest.


Four Young Boys ID’d After SEPTA Outburst Caught On Video

Four boys allegedly hit, cursed, and spat at passengers on a SEPTA subway train.


All Quiet On Villanova’s Campus Ahead Of March Madness, Except At The Bookstore

Villanova fans are flooding the bookstore for gear ahead of the Final Four.


South Jersey Man Remembers Friend Lost During Brussels Attacks

Through the explosions that rocked Brussels, halfway across the word the aftermath remains.


Philadelphians Celebrate National Cheesesteak Day

Philadelphia is the home of the cheesesteak and March 24 was National Cheesesteak Day, where better to celebrate?


Police Investigate ‘Out Of Control’ House Party Of Roughly 300 Teens, Defended By Parents

Upper Darby Police say hundreds of teens filled a home and flooded the streets. It was a party that police say was simply out of control.


Drexel University Medical Students Complete Residencies As Part Of “Match Day”

Medical students could breathe a sigh of relief Friday as many around the country learned where they’ll be completing their residencies as part of “Match Day.”

CBS 3–03/18/2016

Police Search For A Pair Of Armed, Masked Robbery Suspects

The search is on for masked gunmen responsible for a string of violent robberies in Northwest Philadelphia.


Reward Offered For Information Regarding Dead Puppy Found In Crate

Upper Dublin Township Police and the SPCA are working to identify who allegedly tortured a puppy and then left her to die on the side of a road.


Why Police Are Having A Hard Time Cracking Down On ATVs

ATV’s and dirt bikes are illegal on the streets of Philadelphia. But police are saying it’s so difficult to prevent.

CBS 3–03/08/2016

Philadelphia Charter Hands Over Tracking Student Progress To Mission Control

A Philadelphia charter school is borrowing a term from NASA, but it’s got nothing to do with space travel.


Officers Use Social Media To Honor Another Killed On Her First Day On The Job

Officers in our area are taking to social media to stand united with a slain officer and her colleagues in mourning.


Colored Girls Museum Opens In Philadelphia

A Germantown museum is celebrating the lives of ordinary, yet extraordinary, black women and girls.


Philadelphia Charter School Embraces Black History All Year Long

Black History Month is an everyday event for students at West Philadelphia’s Harambee Institute of Science and Technology Charter School.


Taylor Swift’s Pottstown Teachers Praise Her Passionate Grammys Speech

Taylor Swift was the topic of conversation for many Tuesday after the Grammy Awards Monday night.




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