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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.

(Chef Eli Kulp, standing outside Fork restaurant, on Market Street.   Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Old City Restaurant Named The Second Best In The Country By Bon Appetit Magazine

High Street on Market has been ranked the second best new restaurant in the country by Bon Appetit Magazine.

8 hours ago

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Deadly Shooting Of 3-Year-Old In Philadelphia Has Officials Calling For Action

District Attorney Seth Williams and other officials held a press conference to bring attention to a bill sitting in the state House and Senate.

08/20/2014

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Some Temple Students Use App To Choose Their Roommates

Temple uses an app called RoomSync. That allows incoming freshman and transfer students to look for compatible roommates.

08/19/2014

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Car Slams Into House In Camden

A car slammed into a South Jersey home Monday night, causing a large portion of the building to come crashing down.

08/05/2014

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Carjacking Suspects Denied Bail, Preliminary Hearing Set For August

The two suspects in the deadly carjacking and hit and run crash were arraigned shortly before two on Tuesday morning. Both were denied bail.

07/29/2014

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Ocean County Woman To Share $20 Million Lottery Jackpot With 19 Family Members

A New Jersey woman spends $1 — and wins $20 million!

07/24/2014

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian rallies in Love Park and across the street at JFK & 15th Street. (credit: Syma Chowdhry/CBS3)

Amid Israel Flight Ban, Israeli And Palestinian Supporters Rally In Center City

The Middle East conflict hits close to home as protestors rally at Love Park.

07/23/2014

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Residents And Tourists React To Several NJ Shore Towns Ranking On List Of ‘Best Boardwalks For Food In America’

It’s no surprise that seven shore towns in New Jersey ranked high on a list for Top Boardwalk Food.

07/22/2014

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Phillies Testing Out Metal Detectors At Citizens Bank Park

Starting next season, all Major League Baseball parks will be required to have metal detectors at the gates, and the Phillies wanted to get a jump start with this pilot program at the right field gate.

07/21/2014

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Old City Restaurant Week Kicks Off

Old City Restaurant Week will run from July 20th to 27th.

07/20/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: South Jersey Mother Discusses Daughter’s Recovery After She Was Struck By Stray Bullet While Sleeping

“Why this happened to her? I can’t even answer those questions,” Betty Hudson said. She is scared for her family’s safety — after a stray bullet went through a wall and hit her 13-year-old daughter Tiya in the lower back as she slept in bed.

07/16/2014

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Possible Body Found; Police Investigation Underway In Camden

Residents of Erie Street in Camden were baffled after watching FBI officials investigate a home on the 300 block of their street.

07/15/2014

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Many Chester County Residents Still Without Power After Storm

Residents and workers in Chester County try to get through the day without power.

07/09/2014

Shooting victim Tiya Hudson.

Sleeping Teen Struck By Stray Bullet Inside South Jersey Home

A sleeping teenage girl was struck by a stray bullet inside a South Jersey home early Monday morning.

07/07/2014

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Local Eatery Hosts Contest For Most Creative Hot Dog

Every grill master thinks his or her hot dogs are the best. At Hot Diggity Dog on South Street — the owner wants those “barbecue-ers” to put their money when their mouth is.

07/06/2014

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