Brandon Longo

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Brandon Longo joined CBS Philadelphia in November of 2016 where he works on the digital team.

Previously, Brandon worked for our sister station CBS Baltimore.

Prior to moving to Baltimore, he spent more than four years covering news at the South Jersey NBC affiliate WMGM-TV NBC 40.

Brandon was raised in Ocean City, NJ and is a graduate of Rowan University.

Follow him on Twitter @BrandonLongo

Story ideas? Email him: blongo@cbs.com

Official: Penn State Student Found Dead In Dorm

An investigation is underway after a Penn State student was found dead on Monday night.

01/09/2018

Police: Suspect Arrested After Video Catches Him Stealing Money From Philly Church

A man accused of taking bags of money from a church in Philadelphia is now under arrest.

01/09/2018

Husband Of Slain New Jersey Radio Host April Kauffman Charged In Her 2012 Murder

James Kauffman, the husband of slain New Jersey radio host April Kauffman has been charged in her 2012 death, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office announced on Tuesday.

01/09/2018

Police: Man Shot In South Jersey Mall Parking Lot

Police are investigating a shooting that left a man injured on Monday night in the parking lot of a South Jersey mall.

01/08/2018

Philly Father Uses Cheesesteaks To Measure Son’s Growth For A Year

A father in Philadelphia decided to track the size of his newborn son in a very unique way: using cheesesteaks.

01/05/2018

Donovan McNabb

ESPN Cuts Ties With Donovan McNabb After Investigation Into Sexual Harassment Claims

ESPN has cut ties with former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb and radio contributor Eric Davis following an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct.

01/05/2018

Nearly 300 Residents Displaced Following Atlantic City High-Rise Apartment Fire

Nearly 300 residents are displaced after a fire at an Atlantic City high-rise apartment building on Thursday night.

01/04/2018

George Ciccariello-Maher

Drexel Professor Leaving University In Wake Of Death Threats, Harassment From ‘White Supremacist Media, Internet Mobs’

A Drexel University professor says he’s leaving the university in the wake of death threats and “nearly a year of harassment by right-wing, white supremacist media outlets and internet mobs.”

12/28/2017

‘I Was Making A Bunch Of Wishes’: Man Stuck In Traffic Thought He Saw Shooting Stars

“I thought it was a bunch of shooting stars,” said one driver after crews worked to remove a fallen sign on the roadway in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

12/20/2017

Officials: Hunter Shot By Teen During Deer Hunt

Authorities in South Jersey are investigating after a hunter was shot on Thursday afternoon.

12/07/2017

Officer Saves Life Of Hockey Player Suffering From Heart Attack On Ice

An Ocean County police officer jumped into action to save the life of a hockey player suffering from an apparent heart attack earlier this week.

11/17/2017

‘Live Like Kevin’: Plaza Hotel Offering Unique ‘Home Alone 2’ Package

If you’re looking to get “lost in New York” just like Kevin McCallister, well, we have a plan for you.

11/14/2017

Calvin Wiggins

Man Dies After Trying To Stop Domestic Dispute; Suspect Faces New Charges

A Mays Landing man has died after authorities say he attempted to stop a domestic dispute earlier this month.

11/13/2017

‘Free Meek Mill’: Demonstrators Rally For Imprisoned Rapper

Demonstrators take to the streets outside of Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center Monday evening, rallying for imprisoned rapper Meek Mill.

11/13/2017

WATCH: Trooper Saves Choking Man In New Jersey

A New Jersey State Police trooper is being hailed a hero after he saved a choking man while off duty last weekend.

10/25/2017

CITY OF WALLER ANIMAL SHELTER AND RESCUE

Dog’s Smile Is Melting Hearts Across The Internet

A smiling dog in Texas may be just what you need right now.

10/24/2017

‘This Is A Leader Who’s Unfit To Be President’: Man Inflates ‘Trump Rat’ In Philly

A giant inflatable “Trump rat” sat feet away from a controversial statue in Center City on Monday and the man who inflated the rat says he’s aiming to draw attention to the “embarrassment Trump is to the United States.”

10/23/2017

Williamstown Hanging Holiday Displays To Make Halloween Parade More Festive

One town in New Jersey is getting into the holiday spirit just a little bit early this year leaving some scratching heads.

10/17/2017

Aisling Cooke +Nicholas Garreffi

Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Fatal Crash That Killed Mainland Soccer Player

A Vineland man was sentenced Tuesday in connection to the vehicular homicide of a Mainland soccer player.

10/17/2017

Albright President Offers To Reinstate 3 Football Players Dismissed For Violating Team’s Show Of Unity

Three football players dismissed from Division III Albright College in Pennsylvania have been offered reinstatement to the team, the president of the college announced on Monday.

10/16/2017

3 Football Players Cut From Albright For Violating Team’s Show Of Unity

A spokesperson for Albright says two players were not fully kneeling with their team during the coin toss prior to the national anthem.

10/13/2017

Danielle Demers + Nina House + atlantic city pipe bomb

Police: South Jersey Pair Tried To Sell Pipe Bombs, High-Powered Rifle

Authorities in Atlantic City have arrested two people who they say were attempting to sell a high-powered rifle and multiple pipe bombs.

10/10/2017

Woman Oozing Purple Liquid From Eye Due To Botched Tattoo

A model in Canada is warning others after a botched eye tattoo may leave her completely blind in one eye.

09/28/2017

Report: I-476 Among Worst Traffic Hotspots In Nation

I-476–the “Blue Route”– makes the list of the 25 worst traffic hotspots in the nation.

09/28/2017

South Jersey Bars Encouraging Customers Not To Drink And Drive With Free Wings

A group of South Jersey bars are taking a unique approach to deter drinking and driving with a “ticket rewards program.”

09/27/2017

Delaware Restaurant Responds After Woman’s Rant Over Veteran’s Service Dog

A Delaware restaurant is speaking out after video shows a woman ranting about a veteran’s service dog inside a restaurant.

09/20/2017

White Supremacist Fliers Found Posted At Two Area Colleges

Two local colleges are investigating white supremacist fliers that were found posted on campus this week.

09/19/2017

SEPTA Police: Pregnant Woman Overdoses Twice After Being Given Narcan

A pregnant woman in Philadelphia is now in the hospital after authorities say she overdosed twice after being administered Narcan.

09/18/2017

‘Fighting Dogs’ Found In Upper Darby Making An Amazing Recovery

Two dogs allegedly used for fighting and found on the brink of death in Upper Darby are recovering with the help from a Pennsylvania non-profit organization.

09/12/2017

AG Office: Raid Yields $1.5 Million In Suspected Heroin, 9 Drug Dealers Arrested

At least 10 people have been arrested after authorities found 10,000 bags of suspected heroin following a raid on Friday morning, Attorney General Josh Shapiro has announced.

09/01/2017

Philly FOP Wants Names Of Officers Involved In Shootings To Be Withheld

A day after Black Lives Matter protesters gathered outside of the home of a Philadelphia officer involved in a fatal shooting, a police union has challenged a judge to stop the city from releasing the names of officers involved in such incidents.

08/25/2017

Police: Psychic Scammed Man Out Of $147,700, Claimed He Had Eight Evil Spirits

Two people have been arrested after police say they scammed a senior citizen out of $147,000 for psychic services that would allegedly eradicate evil spirits.

08/25/2017

SummerFest: Haddonfield Is A Colonial Gem

If you’ve walked through Haddonfield then you know this place goes back a long way.

08/25/2017

Man’s Lost Ring Found In Ocean City Days Before 9-Year Wedding Anniversary

A Deptford man’s wedding anniversary is even more meaningful this year after his missing wedding ring is found in Ocean City by a woman and her son.

08/21/2017

Arrest Made After ‘Black Power’ Spray-Painted On Controversial Frank Rizzo Statue

Police have detained a suspect after “black power” was spray painted on a controversial statue in Philadelphia.

08/17/2017

7 Arrested After Police Search Motel Where Alligator Was Found In Atlantic City

Seven people were arrested, including one person connected to a man’s fatal overdose, after authorities searched an Atlantic City motel on Tuesday.

08/15/2017

Dead Rodent Baked Into Bucks County Woman’s Chick-fil-A Bun, Lawsuit Alleges

A Bucks County woman is suing after she claims a dead rodent was baked into the bun of her Chick-fil-A sandwich back in 2016.

08/14/2017

Judge: Margate Dune Project Can Resume With Conditions

A federal judge has ruled that a controversial dune project can resume in Margate with safety conditions.

08/10/2017

WATCH: Brave Girl Dons ‘Supergirl’ Costume To Mark End Of Chemo Treatments

It was an emotional walk for 1-year-old Emilie Meza and her family as cheers and bells signified the completion of her four rounds of chemotherapy treatments.

08/09/2017

‘My Sister Says I Am An Alien’: NJ Boy Applies For NASA’s Earth Protector Job

A recent search for a “Planetary Protection Officer” from NASA has prompted the most adorable letter from a young fourth grader who lives in New Jersey.

08/04/2017

SummerFest: Seven Mile Island: Common Roots With Robust History

While Stone Harbor and Avalon are very different shore destinations, they have common roots, sharing Seven Mile Island and a robust history between them.

08/04/2017

Man Climbs Atop Philadelphia’s City Hall And No One Noticed

A man was somehow able to climb to the top of Philadelphia’s City Hall clock tower and he has the video to prove it.

07/31/2017

Philadelphia Man Dies After Being Struck By Lightning In Florida

A Philadelphia man has died after he was struck by lightning in Flordia, according to the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office.

07/29/2017

Millville Officer Arrested On Child Porn Charges Following Death Investigation

A death investigation in South Jersey has led to the arrest of a Millville police officer who’s now facing child porn charges.

07/28/2017

Pleasantville Police: Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested Near Canadian Border

A sexual assault suspect wanted in South Jersey has been arrested near the Candian border, Pleasantville police have announced.

07/28/2017

Ocean City Baseball Player Breaks Neck While Swimming

A recent Ocean City High School graduate, who has his eyes set on playing college baseball, was hospitalized after breaking his neck during a swimming accident last week.

07/25/2017

Dashcam Video Shows A Barrage Of Gunfire During 2014 Police-Involved Shooting

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has released footage of a 2014 police-involved shooting in Atlantic City after the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled earlier this month that the video is a matter of public interest.

07/24/2017

SummerFest: Ocean City Is All About Families

For as long as the oldest residents of Ocean City can remember, their city has been a resort town–a place to cool off in the ocean and warm up on the beach.

07/21/2017

‘Keep Your Mouth Shut, Live Your Life’: Legal Expert On Early Release Of OJ Simpson

A legal expert is weighing in on O.J. Simpson’s early release saying that the crime that landed him behind bars was “the dumbest thing he could have done.”

07/20/2017

Boy Suffering From Rare Disease Sworn In As Wildwood Police Officer

A young boy suffering from a rare disease gets to live out his dreams after the Wildwood Police Department swears him in as a honorary police officer.

07/18/2017

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