David Spunt joined CBS 3 and The CW Philly’s Eyewitness News team as a reporter in November, 2014.
Since coming to Philadelphia, he’s covered major stories including Pope Francis’ visit in 2015 and the Democratic National Convention in 2016. He also filed reports from The White House during President Trump’s nomination of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.
Spunt came to CBS 3 from WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina where he had been a reporter since 2012. In Charlotte, he covered political news including the Democratic National Convention in 2012.
Previously, he was a reporter for WAFB in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he spent three months on the coast covering the BP oil spill in 2010. He also won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for breaking news coverage.
Spunt began his career as a reporter for WRBL in Columbus, Georgia where he covered Fort Benning and the U.S. Army during the war in Iraq. He also worked in public radio.
A native of Boston, Spunt grew up in Columbus, Ohio and is a graduate of Miami University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Political Science.
Spunt loves history and ancestry. He enjoys reporting with those subjects in mind. He and his wife reside in Philadelphia with their beloved Jellicle cat.
SEPTA officials released a report Thursday that includes proposals to change the way the agency does business with riders.
A local sheriff’s office is donating time and high definition scanners to help catalog hundreds of human remains found in Old City last year.
Vice President Mike Pence was greeted by protesters in Philadelphia while he was in town for a fundraiser with Republican nominee for Pennsylvania governor Scott Wagner.
Friday morning, President Trump announced North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is making good on a promise to return the remains of American soldiers who died in the Korean War.
Several hundred people stood in front of Independence Hall on Thursday to celebrate two birthdays.
Philadelphia police are warning residents about an uptick in ATM skimming incidents.
Police say they are looking to speak to the two persons of interest since they were at the same establishment prior to the sexual assault happening.
A 10-year-old Eagles fan got quite the surprise Saturday night during the Kenny Chesney concert at Lincoln Financial Field.
A Philadelphia mother is outraged after she says her son was left on the school bus twice in nine days.
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Authorities are searching for two men wanted in connection with a police-involved shooting on Monday afternoon in Folcroft.
The old Reading Rail Line will open next month as The Rail Park in Philadelphia.
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A man wrongfully accused of shooting at a Philadelphia police officer will receive $10 million after being wrongfully arrested and imprisoned for more than three years.
Philadelphia police arrested a man on a roof on Wednesday after he allegedly rammed an officer’s vehicle and led officers on a pursuit.
Police are looking for a suspect who they say shot a 50-year-old man during an altercation in West Philadelphia on Saturday.
Water pressure has been restored at the Philadelphia International Airport after a 24-inch water main break causes issues on Monday night.
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The CDC is warning about the increased risk for diseases from fleas and ticks as the warmer weather approaches.
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Oney Judge was just 23 when she escaped from her owners, the most powerful couple in the United States.