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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Teen Cancer Survivor Celebrates Beating The Disease With Rocky Run Up Art Museum Steps

For 13-year-old Sean Bartolucci, these 72 steps represent a year-and-a-half of struggle to persevere through a battle with cancer. And for him, standing above them Sunday means everything.

07/13/2015

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Berks County School Destroyed In Storm

Officials say storms that tore through the region ripped the roof off an elementary school and severely damaged the building.

07/10/2015

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Police ID 17-Year-Old Victim Of North Philadelphia Fatal Stabbing

Authorities say the victim, Anita Cotton, died after being stabbed numerous times in her neck, back and arm on the 4200 block of North Broad Street.

07/06/2015

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Shooting In Charleston Reignites Debate About The Confederate Flag

By Steve Patterson PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — At South Carolina’s state capitol Friday, both the state and United States flag went to half staff, to honor the lives of nine people murdered on the grounds of […]

06/19/2015

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Police Ask Parents To Help Enforce Philadelphia’s Curfew

Philadelphia Police are asking parents to help enforce the city’s curfew.

06/12/2015

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Local Student With Special Needs Fights Back When School Tells Him He Can’t Be Part Of Field Day

He took to social media and that changed everything.

06/02/2015

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Tributes Continue To Pour In For Beau Biden

In Delaware and across the political world tributes continue to pour in for Beau Biden.

06/01/2015

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African American Civil War Veterans Honored At Dedication Ceremony In Camden

Before Johnson Cemetery Memorial Park was an honored hallowed ground for fallen African American troops, it was just Johnson Park.

05/22/2015

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Driver Killed After Truck Crashes Into Montco High School

Witnesses say they watched the driver accelerate with no sign of breaking or slowing down.

05/16/2015

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Woman Speaks Out After Rescue On Northeast Extension In Montgomery County

By Steve Patterson MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa., (CBS) — “I was just terrified. I thought I was going to be dead.” When 78-year-old Nahlin Duka felt the first impact she knew she and her daughter were […]

05/12/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 01:  Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announces that criminal charges will be filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray on May 1, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray died in police custody after being arrested on April 12, 2015.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Baltimore Officer Facing Charges In Freddie Gray’s Death Has Local Ties

The six officers originally suspended for arresting Freddie Gray in Baltimore are now facing charges ranging from misconduct to murder.

05/01/2015

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Young Man Suffering From Cerebral Palsy Overcomes All Odds To Achieve Goal

His dream since six years old, like his father and two brothers before him: become an Eagle Scout.

04/26/2015

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Delaware’s Only National Chess Champs Are Looking For A Repeat

Students on the team at Thomas Edison Charter are the first National Junior High Chess Champions in Delaware.

04/21/2015

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Local High School Mourning Death Of Football Player

A Monday in mourning. Back to school for students grieving the loss of classmate and friend: 15-year-old Freshman Running Back Ryan Gillyard.

04/20/2015

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All Seniors At A Camden, NJ High School Attending College Next Year And Some Are Getting Paid For It

A charter school in Camden is celebrating its most accomplished graduating class yet.

04/17/2015

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