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Syma Chowdhry

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Syma Chowdhry joined the CBS 3/The CW Philly’s Eyewitness News team as a reporter in March 2013.

Chowdhry, a native of Toms River, New Jersey, returns to the area from the CBS stations in Detroit, WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV, where she had been a morning anchor since 2011. In 2013, she won an Emmy award from the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for a 30-minute show she produced and hosted about comedian/talk show host Steve Harvey and his struggles making it to the top.

Previously, Chowdhry was a reporter/anchor for News 12 New Jersey in Edison and a reporter for The University Network in Jersey City. In 2008, she received a Telly Award for her features reporting with News 12 New Jersey. Chowdhry began her broadcasting career at News 14 Carolina in Raleigh, North Carolina as a reporter/producer in 2004.

Chowdhry is a 2004 graduate of Temple University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism. She speaks Hindi and Urdu.

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her Chihuahua, Nala, and is a self-described history buff. She resides in Philadelphia.

Connect with Syma Chowdhry on Twitter: @SymaChowdhry; and on Facebook: Syma Chowdhry.

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Sen. Coons Surprises A World War II Vet With 5 Medals

Strawbridge decided it was the perfect time to share the spotlight with his uncle, Francis Weaver, who was an Army technician during World War II.

9 hours ago

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Cops: Montgomery County Man Furnished Alcohol To Minors At ‘Sweet 16’ Party

A Montgomery County man is facing charges after investigators allege he provided alcohol to minors during a Sweet 16 party at his home.

04/16/2014

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Reward Offered For Information Leading To Arrest Of Philadelphia Serial Robber

In less than a month, the suspect has hit six stores.

04/15/2014

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Penn Hillel Provides Seder Meals In The Somber Aftermath Of Kansas City Shooting

Penn Hillel is helping students celebrate Passover by providing more than 500 Seder meals. Passover is a joyous occasion, but this year, sadness lingers.

04/14/2014

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Suspect Charged In Craigslist Homicide

Police announced a Berks County man has been charged in the shooting death of Allentown man on April 8.

04/10/2014

Fire in Old City on April 9, 2014. (credit: Bill Roswell)

Witnesses Watch As Crews Battle A 2-Alarm Fire In Busy Old City

People who were blocks away from the area could smell the smoke.

04/09/2014

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Family Of Abington Man Struck By Train While Texting Urges Others Not To Make Same Mistake

Beverly Washington loves looking at old photos, but these pictures are now what’s left for her to hold of her grandson Andre after he was struck and killed by a SEPTA Regional Rail train on Monday.

04/08/2014

Three men were stabbed inside the Midtown II Restaurant in the early morning hours of April 7, 2014. (credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Cops: Argument Inside Center City Diner Leads To Triple Stabbing

Police say an argument led to the stabbing of three people inside a Center City diner early Monday morning.

04/07/2014

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Former Philadelphia Police Officer Withdraws Guilty Plea In Court

Richard DeCoatsworth was once hailed a hero cop after being shot in the face during a traffic stop and still managing to chase down his attacker. Now, several years later he is on the other side of the law.

04/01/2014

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Montgomery County Agency Raises Child Abuse Awareness In A Very Visual Way

Four hundred and forty seven blue pinwheels are being planted in a garden next to the Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center in Norristown.

03/31/2014

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Thousands Take Part In Philly’s First ‘Love Run’

Those who love to run got a chance to participate in an event on Sunday with the perfect name: The Love Run!

03/30/2014

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Parking Spot Dispute In Cherry Hill Ends With Finger-Biting Attack

Cherry Hill Police are investigating after they say a parking dispute turned violent Saturday afternoon.

03/10/2014

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Police Probe Woman’s Death In Gloucester County As A Homicide

Police say the death of a woman whose body was found in Gloucester County apartment is being investigated as a homicide.

03/06/2014

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Police In Ocean County Being Trained On New Drug That Could Treat Heroin Overdoses

Officials hope it will help battle an epidemic of drug overdoses and deaths.

03/05/2014

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Off-Duty Police Officer Shot In West Philadelphia

The search is on for the suspect police say shot an off-duty officer early Sunday morning in West Philadelphia.

03/02/2014

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