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.
A summer camp for young adults whose lives have been transformed by terrorism is underway for the seventh time.
Homicide detectives are taking over the case of an elderly couple discovered dead inside their Strawberry Mansion home.
Gone for nearly thirty hours, a family’s initial worry is turning to panic.
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.
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.
Eyewitness News reporter Steve Patterson tells us how his generosity helped change lives.
Nearly 500-people gathered at Valley Forge Park in remembrance of two friends on Sunday.
Eyewitness News reporter Steve Patterson shows us how Philadelphia could benefit in a big way from same-sex marriage.
Tuesday Democratic candidates Katie McGinty, Allyson Schwartz, Rob McCord and Tom Wolf will battle for votes to take on incumbent republican Governor Tom Corbett.
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.
It’s a move drawing a lot of concern from parents and students.
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.
Local basketball fans gathered to watch the NBA punish Donald Sterling and denounce his racist comments in the strongest terms.
The Eagles Youth Partnership event put Eagles next to young eagles fans in rehabilitating Prince Hall Elementary.
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.