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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Camden Pair On A Mission To Protect Historic Former Home Of Martin Luther King Jr.

For two years of his life, from 1948 to 1950, Martin Luther King Junior lived at a now-dilapidated home in the 700-block of Walnut Street.

02/27/2015

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Police: Amber Alert Canceled; Missing Del. Girl And Father Found Safe

Police say an Amber Alert has been canceled and three-year-old Elinor Trotta has been safely located in Massachusetts.

02/24/2015

Deadly police-involved shooting in Allentown on February 23, 2015. (credit: Steve Patterson)

Suspect Identified In Deadly Police-Involved Shooting In Allentown

Police are investigating a deadly police-involved shooting in Allentown early Monday morning.

02/23/2015

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Police: Limo Driver Shot, Killed In Olney

Police say it happened around 9 p.m. Thursday at N. Mascher Street and W. Tabor Road.

02/19/2015

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Official: Heat Restored At Apartment Building In Lower Merion

A Lower Merion Township official tells CBS 3 Eyewitness News heat has been restored at a apartment building in Lower Merion, Montgomery County.

02/17/2015

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Pastor Speaks Out After Strong Winds Knock Over Steeple Of Northeast Phila. Church

Pastor App remembers the wind pounding on the church during service at about 10 a.m. Sunday.

02/16/2015

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Heavy Winds Send Tree Crashing Into Home In Delaware County

Police say the wind gusts of more than 50 miles per hour uprooted a large tree and knocked it on top of the home, splitting the home in half.

02/15/2015

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Man Killed In Freak Accident On The Main Line Identified

Authorities have identified the man killed in a tragic accident on the Main Line.

02/03/2015

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Measles Spreading Across Nation, Including In Delaware

A growing list of health professionals are issuing a warning: there is a measles outbreak and it is expanding at an alarming rate.

02/01/2015

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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.

01/25/2015

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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