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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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Free Pretzels Offered For National Pretzel Day

Anywhere else and you may not know that Saturday is National Pretzel Day. But this is Philadelphia.

04/26/2014

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Philadelphia Navy Yard Shows Its Green Side

“The Navy Yard is really a microcosm of what’s happening and can happen all across this city.”

04/22/2014

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Family, Friends Hold Vigil For Fruit Vendor Murdered One Year Ago In South Philadelphia

The pain of a single day, a beloved father and husband murdered, turned to a year of agony after 365 days without justice.

04/18/2014

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Community Members Concerned About Proposed Auto Repair Shop On Delaware Riverfront

That’s why in 2012 the city planning commission unanimously approved a “Master Plan for the Central Delaware.” A complete road map for transforming the area into a beautified economic hub including new parks, penthouses, attractions, trails and…an auto repair joint?

04/15/2014

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Gov. Christie & Municipal Officials Work To Renew Law That Limits Raises For Police And Firemen

Dozens of leaders from municipalities from all over New Jersey standing with Governor Christie on the steps of the Trenton War Memorial.

04/14/2014

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Chester County Mother Outraged After 9-Year-Old Son’s Lunch Is Taken Away

A Chester County mother wants answers after her son’s lunch is taken away. But the school district is standing its ground.

04/01/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: What is the City of Philadelphia Doing to Address Building Collapses?

Licenses and Inspections Commissioner Carlton Williams gave CBS3 an exclusive tour of recently marked and demolished buildings.

03/24/2014

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Local Aviation Expert Weighs In On Missing Malaysian Plane

His theory: Every theory is valid, including the possibility that the plane (and its 239 passengers) is safely stored on land.

03/21/2014

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L&I Investigates Partial Building Collapse In Strawberry Mansion That Left 1 Injured, 3 Displaced

Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspections is investigating a partial building collapse in Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood.

03/11/2014

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9-Year-Old Girl Speaks Out About Attempted Abduction In Hunting Park

Philadelphia Police have charged a suspect in the attempted abduction of a nine-year-old girl in Hunting Park Thursday night.

02/21/2014

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Good Samaritans Supply Stranded Drivers With Food & Water During Massive Crash On Pa. Turnpike

Stranded commuters near the Second Street Pike overpass were shocked to look up and see Good Samaritans coming from all directions bringing pizza, burgers, pretzels, water, even chocolate.

02/14/2014

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Michael Sam’s Decision To Come Out Has An Impact On Local Athletes

NFL Prospect Michael Sam’s decision to announce to the world that he’s gay is having far reaching effects on athletes of all ages.

02/11/2014

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Almost A Week Later, Some Residents Still Without Power

In certain places where the road is blocked, where power is a memory, where trees tangle and sprawl out on electric lines over homes long abandoned. It would seem normal life has all but ceased.

02/10/2014

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