Steve Patterson

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Steve Patterson joined CBS 3 and The CW Philly’s Eyewitness News team as a reporter in December, 2013.

Patterson came to Philadelphia from KSDK-TV in St. Louis, Missouri where he had been a reporter since 2011. He began his journalism career as a reporter for WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan, before being promoted to Holland County Bureau Chief there. Patterson covered numerous long form investigative pieces for the station including one story that led to the license removal and arrest of one of the area’s most notorious slumlords.

A native of Farmington Hills, Michigan, Patterson is a 2008 graduate of Michigan State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism. He is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Connect with Steve Patterson on Twitter: @PattersonCBS3; and on Facebook: Steve Patterson.

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Police Shoot, Kill Man After Responding To Call In South Jersey

Prosecutors are investigating a police-involved shooting Sunday in South Jersey that left one man dead.

7 hours ago

Darby Borough home where police say a one-year-old was attacked by a ferret. (credit: Steve Patterson)

Police: Most Of One-Month-Old Baby’s Face Chewed Off By Trio Of Ferrets In Delaware County

An investigation is underway after police say a trio of ferrets chewed off the nose, top lip, and part of the cheek of a one-month-old baby’s face.

01/23/2015

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One Year Later: No Arrests After Woman Shot, Killed In Northern Liberties Purse Snatching

One year ago, 26-year-old Philadelphia University Architecture student Amber Long was shot and killed.

01/16/2015

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Victim Of Alleged Assault In Center City Speaks Out

Philadelphia Police are asking for the public’s help to catch the suspects.

01/06/2015

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Philadelphia Police Announce Arrest In Murder Of Limo Driver

Police say 24-year-old Mijael Rodriguez died in the shooting around 7 p.m. Saturday in West Philadelphia.

01/05/2015

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Hundreds Gather To Show Support For Local Police Officers

More than 1,000 people, including 14 separate police agencies, gathered in Chester County Sunday to send a message of peace and appreciation.

01/04/2015

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Parents Protest Abrupt Closure Of Northern Liberties Charter School

Parents with children enrolled at Walter D. Palmer Leadership Partners Charter School got word over the holiday break that the school would shut down for good.

12/29/2014

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Calls For Police Departments Nationwide To Implement Diversity Training, Diversify Ranks Of Officers

In mid-December Philadelphia Police Cadet Class 369 graduated 39 new officers. Of those 39, less than 20 percent were minorities.

12/23/2014

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Police Investigating Series Of Robberies Caught On Tape In North Philly

Philadelphia Police are investigating a series of robberies in North Philadelphia that occurred between November 15 and December 17, 2014.

12/19/2014

Friday, Commissioner Charles Ramsey spent the morning overseeing the graduation of 39 brand new Philadelphia Police Officers. The rookie cops are hitting the streets Monday in two of the city’s busiest districts. (credit: Steve Patterson/CBS3)

Philadelphia Police Department Holds Graduation Ceremony

Friday, Commissioner Charles Ramsey spent the morning overseeing the graduation of 39 brand new Philadelphia Police Officers. The rookie cops are hitting the streets Monday in two of the city’s busiest districts.

12/12/2014

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Day 6 In Search For Missing College Student Shane Montgomery

Tuesday is Day 6 of the search for missing West Chester University student Shane Montgomery.

12/02/2014

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Chance Meeting For Two WWII Veterans In South Philadelphia

And for the first time in 70 years, two of the war’s oldest veterans, in one of the most harrowing battles, were together again — shaking hands for first time.

11/10/2014

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Community Holds Toy Drive For Brother Of Slain 3-Year-Old

Janice Baker, a Chester County resident, brought a pickup truck and a trailer to a local police station parking lot and organized a toy drive — so little Ryan could have a chance at a good Christmas.

11/09/2014

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Christie Joins The Corbett Campaign Trail

Election 2014 is hours away and incumbent Republican Governor Tom Corbett is trying to keep his job.

11/03/2014

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Vandalism On A Driveway In Del. Turns Into Hate Crime Investigation

New Castle County Police are investigating an act of hateful vandalism in New Castle, Delaware.

10/31/2014

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