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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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Bryn Mawr Camp A Healing Place For International Children Of Conflict

A summer camp for young adults whose lives have been transformed by terrorism is underway for the seventh time.

07/20/2014

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Homicide Detectives Now Investigating Strawberry Mansion Suspicious Deaths

Homicide detectives are taking over the case of an elderly couple discovered dead inside their Strawberry Mansion home.

07/19/2014

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New Castle County Police Search For Missing Woman Who May Have Been Taken From Her Home

Gone for nearly thirty hours, a family’s initial worry is turning to panic.

07/01/2014

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Small Plane Makes Emergency Crash Landing In Delaware River

A small plane was forced to make an emergency landing in a marshy part of the Delaware River on Saturday. Two people survived the crash, and now the airplane is stuck in the mud.

06/28/2014

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In Wake Of Deadly Crash That Injured Tracy Morgan, NJ Lawmakers Want To Ensure Roads Remain Safe

Earlier this month, a Senate Subcommittee voted to relax current weekly regulations for truckers from a 70 hour work week before a long break, back to pre-July 2013 levels, when drivers could go 82 hours.

06/16/2014

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Lewis Katz’s Generosity Helped Change Lives

Eyewitness News reporter Steve Patterson tells us how his generosity helped change lives.

06/03/2014

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Memorial Held For Two Men Struck And Killed By Train

Nearly 500-people gathered at Valley Forge Park in remembrance of two friends on Sunday.

05/25/2014

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Same-Sex Marriage Could Provide Economic Boost For Philadelphia

Eyewitness News reporter Steve Patterson shows us how Philadelphia could benefit in a big way from same-sex marriage.

05/23/2014

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Democrats Flock To Philadelphia On Primary Election Eve

Tuesday Democratic candidates Katie McGinty, Allyson Schwartz, Rob McCord and Tom Wolf will battle for votes to take on incumbent republican Governor Tom Corbett.

05/19/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: PPA Worker Discovers 4-Year-Old Boy Who Had Fallen Out Of 3-Story Window

It is exactly what a PPA enforcement worker was doing Thursday night, in the 1100 block of Bainbridge around 1030 p.m., that made a difference.

05/16/2014

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Camden City School District Announces Plans To Lay Off More Than 200 Teachers

It’s a move drawing a lot of concern from parents and students.

05/13/2014

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New Effort Underway To Combat Violence In Chester, Delaware County

Drugs, violence, murder are common coverage topics for the media in Chester. Worse, they can be common sights for kids in neighborhoods worn and left to rot.

05/02/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver holds a press conference to discuss Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling at the Hilton Hotel on April 29, 2014 in New York City. Silver announced that Sterling will be banned from the NBA for life and will be fined $2.5 million for racist comments released in audio recordings.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Local Reaction To Donald Sterling’s Ban From The NBA

Local basketball fans gathered to watch the NBA punish Donald Sterling and denounce his racist comments in the strongest terms.

04/29/2014

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Eagles Members Use Paintbrushes To Breathe New Life Into North Phila. School

The Eagles Youth Partnership event put Eagles next to young eagles fans in rehabilitating Prince Hall Elementary.

04/28/2014

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Free Soft Pretzels For National Pretzel Day

Anywhere else and you may never know its National Pretzel Day. But, of course, this is Philly, so all you have to do is ask around.

04/26/2014

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