Stephanie Ballesteros

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Stephanie Ballesteros

Stephanie Ballesteros joined the CBS Philly digital team in February 2017 as a Digital Content Producer.

Stephanie covers breaking news, feature and lifestyle content. She also produces content for the CBS Philly social media pages.

Stephanie is a native of South Florida and attended the University of Florida, where she majored in Broadcast Journalism. Go Gators!

Throughout college, Stephanie worked at the student-run TV station on campus, WUFT-TV. She was also a reporter/producer for the university’s Spanish radio program, AM850 Noticias en Español.

Prior to moving to Philadelphia, Stephanie was a web producer at WAVY, the NBC station in Hampton Roads, Virginia and at WSVN, the FOX station in Miami, where she began her career in news.

Stephanie is proud to call Philly home. When she’s not in the newsroom, you can find her exploring the city.

You can email her news tips and story ideas at

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Police: Backpack With 10,000 Heroin Packets Found In Middle School Parking Lot

Police have arrested a woman after a backpack filled with heroin was found in the parking lot of a middle school in Bensalem Township. 


Facebook Using Artificial Intelligence To Help Prevent Suicide

Facebook is launching a new tool to help prevent suicide. 


Local Man Pays For Toys On Layaway At Cherry Hill Toys“R”Us

‘Secret Santa’ Pays For Layaway Orders At New Jersey Toys“R”Us

A Secret Santa in New Jersey is making sure kids’ Christmas wishes get fulfilled this year. 


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Australia’s National Dish Is Making Its Way To 76ers Games 

The Philadelphia 76ers will now be selling Australia’s national dish – the beef pie. 


Professor Placed On Leave Following Threats Over Las Vegas Massacre Tweets

A Drexel professor has been placed on administrative leave after a series of tweets where he suggested mass shootings like the Las Vegas massacre are always carried out by white men because of “white supremacist patriarchy.”


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Kevin Hart Pledges To Send 10 Philly Kids To College

Philadelphia native Kevin Hart has made a pledge to send 10 kids from his hometown to college.


Police On The Hunt For Serial Egg Thief In Berks County

Police On The Hunt For Serial Egg Thief In Berks County

A surveillance image shows the suspect on Aug. 1 looking through the family’s cooler outside their home on Hunter Forge Road.


Officers Help Elderly Man Delivering Food To Homeless Shelter After Truck Breaks Down

Officers Help Elderly Man Delivering Food To Homeless Shelter After Truck Breaks Down

An inspiring story out of Chester County, after officers stop to help an 84-year-old man on his way to deliver food to a homeless shelter.


Community Comes Together To Support Family After Son Passes Away

A community in Quakertown is coming together to show their support after a young boy loses his life in a tragic accident. 


New Jersey Teen Looking To Thank Generous Tipper

A teenager in New Jersey needs your help in locating a customer she says left a very generous tip.


Boy’s Family Requests Mourners To Dress As Superheroes

A little boy’s family in Gloucester County is asking mourners to dress as superheroes as they say their last goodbyes. 


Former Lehigh County Teacher Charged With Inappropriate Contact With Students

A former Lehigh County teacher is accused of having inappropriate contact with at least three underage students.


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Police: Noose Found Hanging Outside Prominent Center City Landmarks For Second Time In 2 Weeks

Police say the noose was found on a tree near 18th and Lombard Streets.


2 Injured In Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer In Evesham Township

2 Injured In Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer In Evesham Township

Two people were injured after a tractor-trailer collided with a car in Evesham Township, Thursday morning.


Former Bucks County Football Coach Charged With Sexually Assaulting 3 Juveniles

A former West Chester football coach has been charged with sexually assaulting three juveniles.


Overturned Tractor-Trailer Causing Traffic Problems On North I-95 In Delaware

Road Reopens After Tractor-Trailer Overturns On I-95 In Delaware

An overturned tractor-trailer in New Castle County caused major delays on I-95 during the morning commute Wednesday.


Investigation Underway After Video Shows Wildwood Officer Punching Man

Investigation Underway After Video Shows Wildwood Officer Punching Man

A Wildwood Police officer is on desk duty after a video surfaced on social media showing the officer punching a man.


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Police: Taxi Driver Shot, Robbed In Fairmount

A cab driver was shot during a robbery in the Philadelphia’s Fairmount section, say police. 


Police: 66-Year-Old Man Brutally Beaten During Robbery At Funeral Home

Philadelphia police are investigating after a man was physically assaulted and robbed Wednesday night. 


Child Injured In Dirt Bike Hit-And-Run In Wilmington

Child Injured In Dirt Bike Hit-And-Run In Wilmington

Police in Wilmington are searching for a motorcyclist accused of striking a child and fleeing. 


Husband Of Murdered Radio Host April Kauffman Arrested After Standoff

The husband of murdered New Jersey radio host April Kauffman has been arrested after a search warrant was served at his Egg Harbor Township business, Tuesday morning.


Minivan Jumps Curb In Center City, Injuring 2 Pedestrians

Minivan Jumps Curb In Center City, Injuring 2 People

Philadelphia police say a minivan jumped the curb in Center City and struck two pedestrians, Tuesday. 


Crash On Pa. Turnpike Shuts Down Northbound Lanes

Crash On Pa. Turnpike Shuts Down Northbound Lanes

The northbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike are closed after an accident involving a tractor-trailer Monday.


Body Discovered In Schuylkill River

Philadelphia police are investigating after a body was found in the Schuylkill River, Friday afternoon. 


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Philly Men Charged With Using Instagram To Steal $50K From Banks

Authorities say the men stole more than $50,000 from various financial institutions, including the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union.


Runaway Mini Horse Causes Traffic Backup On Bethlehem Pike

A runaway mini horse caused a backup on the Bethlehem Pike in Springfield Township after escaping from its owners on Monday morning. 


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Driver Killed After Crashing Into Tree In New Jersey

A driver is dead after crashing into a tree on New Jersey Route 55, Friday morning.


Tractor-Trailer Carrying Butane Sparks Series Of Fires

Tractor-Trailer Carrying Butane Sparks Series Of Fires

A tractor-trailer carrying butane sparked on fire Thursday morning, causing two other tractor-trailers and nearby buildings to catch on fire. 


Bear Sighting Reported In Doylestown

Bear Sighting Reported In Doylestown

Police in Bucks County say they have received several phone calls Thursday morning regarding a bear sighting in Doylestown. 



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