Mark Roper was born in Philadelphia, was raised in the Delaware Valley and is a graduate of Temple University. He started working as a Multimedia Journalist at Fox 43 in April 2016.

Mark comes to south central Pennsylvania from KSFY-TV in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and is excited to return to his Pennsylvania roots. While in Sioux Falls, Mark covered breaking news, the South Dakota legislative session, Presidential visits, severe weather, and worked with state legislators to pass a law on carnival ride safety.

In his spare time, Mark likes to travel, explore the outdoors, visit museums and ride roller coasters.

He also enjoys good food, and is looking forward to tasting all the great eats south central Pennsylvania has to offer.

Mark welcomes story ideas from viewers, so if you see him out on the street be sure to say “hi.”

Recent Articles
  • PA senator proposes state oversight of officer-involved shootings

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Montgomery County senator raises questions of fairness in investigating cases in which an officer uses force with a firearm. Local district attorney’s typically oversee those investigations, but some say the DAs office is too closely tied to police agencies when it comes to cases involving law enforcement. Several state senators expressed during their testimony at Monday’s hearing, that they respect the work of the police. Sen. Art Haywood (D-MONTGOMERY COUNTY), the bill’s sponsor, believes separating prosecutors […]

  • Jerry Sandusky petitions for new trial

    BELLEFONTE, CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky returned to court Friday morning to continue his request to overturn his conviction related to the sexual abuse of young boys. Sandusky’s attorney argued there were numerous errors made during his 2012 trial that warrant another look. The judge who presided over the hearing said he has to determine if each of the claims raised in the petition has any weight, and if the case would have had a different outcome were it […]

  • Police chief reacts to guilty verdict for man convicted of shooting at officer

    YORK, Pa. — A York County jury finds the man accused of shooting at a Northern York County Regional police officer guilty on all counts. Trev Jackson of York was on the run for five months after shooting at officer Lynn Anderson, and now Jackson is headed to prison. The prosecution and officer Anderson’s chief said getting a conviction on all charges including first-degree attempted murder, and assaulting an officer with a fire arm sends a strong message. Police dash cam video […]

  • Naturalization ceremony welcomes America’s newest citizens

    YORK, Pa. — Recent crackdowns by ICE has had some immigrant communities on edge, for fear of the undocumented being deported. Several people in York County took part in completing their legal path to citizenship. A pledge of allegiance to the United States of America by some of it’s newest citizens. Lisa Filk from Trinidad said “it’s the most happiest day of my life. I’m a citizen of the United States, finally after 30-something years of being here.” Ydelqur Tejaba from […]

  • Future of the Zembo Shrine in Harrisburg unknown

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Zembo Shrine in Harrisburg could be yours for the taking, for anyone who has an extra million dollars to spend. The Zembo Shrine has stood the test of time for nearly 90 years, but now it’s up for sale. The organization, which dedicates itself to helping others, now needs some help of its own. The Shriner’s circus is in town, but it could be the final act for the Zembo Shrine. Zembo Shrine 2017 Potentate Bob […]

  • Police begin campaign to crackdown on aggressive drivers

    YORK TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — State Police and law enforcement in more than 40 jurisdictions throughout central Pennsylvania are doing their part to make the roads safer. For the second year in a row, officers will be cracking down on aggressive drivers. Police will be out enforcing traffic violations for the next six weeks, from March 20th through April 30th. Last year’s enforcement wave netted more than 7,500 citations for central Pennsylvania. York Area Regional Police Corporal Dan Miller […]

  • Hundreds of firefighters gather to honor Lt. DeVoe

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — Hundreds of firefighters gathered on the Capitol steps in Harrisburg Friday morning. They came for one reason and one man, Harrisburg Bureau of Fire Lt. Dennis DeVoe. They came to honor one of their own. Philadelphia fire department deputy commissioner of planning Craig Murphy said “fire service is a brotherhood.” York Area United Fire & Rescue fire chief Dan Hoff said “we are our brother’s keeper.” Boston fire department firefighter Daniel Macauley said “this is basically when […]

  • Sale of Carlisle Regional Medical Center could have economic side-effects

    SOUTH MIDDLETON TOWNSHIP, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — An agreement to sell four central Pennsylvania hospitals could have an economic side-effect on several communities. Community Health Systems recently announced it made a deal to sell its facilities in Cumberland, Lancaster, and York counties to PinnacleHealth System. Carlisle Regional Medical Center happens to be the largest taxpayer in South Middleton Township, but if it’s acquired by the non-profit organization PinnacleHealth, hundreds of thousands of tax dollars could disappear. Carlisle Regional could become […]

  • Harrisburg firefighter continues to save lives after death

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Harrisburg firefighter continues to save lives, after his death. Lt. Dennis DeVoe died Saturday after a crash Friday night. Police said he was struck in a hit-and-run, by an alleged drunk driver, while he was responding to a call. Harrisburg firefighters rescued three lives that night, and in his passing, Lt. DeVoe will be saving five more. He’s been called a hero in life and in death. His final act was the gift of life. Gift […]