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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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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Investigation Ongoing After Central Bucks West Football Season Canceled Amid Hazing Allegations

Monday CBS3 learning just how far investigators are in figuring out who did what in a hazing scandal with national headlines.

10/27/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Mother Pleads For Help In Finding Daughter’s Stolen Custom-Made Wheelchair

When she realized her car was stolen, Theresa was angry. When she realized her daughter’s $6,000 dollar wheelchair was stolen with it, she sank into despair.

10/20/2014

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Community Run Remembers Northern Liberties Murder Victim

Months after the death of Amber Long, a run Saturday aimed to increase the reward for an arrest

10/18/2014

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Boyz II Men Perform At Their High School In Philadelphia

“This is our roots, this is where it all started. This is what the song Motownphilly was all about,” Shawn Stockman said.

10/14/2014

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Local Couple Shares Their Experiences As Humanitarian Workers In Iraq

“A close call? No. I do not feel we escaped by the skin of our teeth,” Debbie said. “We did not escape. We would have remained.”

10/13/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Passenger Aboard Ebola Scare Flight From PHL Recalls Unsettling Experience

No one on the plane actually had the virus, but when the plane landed in Punta Cana, passengers found out just how seriously airlines are taking Ebola.

10/10/2014

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