Bob Brooks
Bob Brooks joined the 6abc Action News team in July, 2016. Before arriving in Philadelphia, he worked at WTVJ in Miami, Florida.

Bob is originally from the Pittsburgh area and is thrilled to be back in Pennsylvania. Prior to his time in the Sunshine State, Bob worked as an anchor and reporter at WETM-TV in Elmira, N.Y.

A proud Nittany Lion, Bob graduated from Penn State's College of Communications with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism. There, he received national recognition in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program for his report on the potential impact Marcellus Shale gas drilling could have on central Pennsylvania's world class trout fishing. He is also a proud alum of Penn State's award winning student run newscast "Centre County Report." While in college, Bob had the opportunity to intern in New York City with the show 48 Hours Mystery.

Bob is a devoted member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. In his spare time, you can find him skiing, golfing, and being active outdoors.

Saturday's incident began when officers responded to a call about a person acting suspiciously and it ended with the suspect dead.
For a few hours Sunday, South Street became Philadelphia's World Cup headquarters.
A new headstone now marks the final resting place of a local firefighter killed in the line of duty.
Susan Bunkin, of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, said just before the protests in Haiti erupted, Kevin and his family flew into the country with their church on a mission trip to an orphanage.
A teenager is dead after a shooting in Delaware County.