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
  • Families forced to find a new home following apartment roof collapse

    GLEN ROCK, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Moving can often be stressful when it’s planned, but when its unexpected, it can take on people’s emotions as well as finances. More than a dozen York County families find themselves in that position after a roof collapse at a Glen Rock apartment building on Friday. Since the roof collapse, a few families have spent time at a local shelter while they look for a new place to live, as well as answers from […]

  • York County family seeks answers to hidden fire damage found in home

    GLEN ROCK, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Homeowners of a Glen Rock, York County house are battling a disaster at home that was hidden for decades. On the outside, their house looks like it could be the perfect home. Inside, there were hidden dangers lying beneath the walls that forced the family to move out for their own safety. The family only found out about the health hazards by accident. Homeowner Tina Davenport said “we had a lot of memories in […]

  • Fallen York City officer remembered

    WEST MANCHESTER TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — York remembered fallen officer Alex Sable today for his work in serving the city, at a memorial service held at the York Expo Center. Officer Sable died May 9th after going into cardiac arrest during a training exercise in Baltimore County, Maryland. Sable served on the York City Police force for four years, and was training to become a member of the York County Quick Response Team (QRT) when he died. He was […]

  • Neighbors mourn suspicious death of five-year-old York County boy

    YORK TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — York Regional Police are investigating the suspicious death of a five-year-old York County boy. Initial reports stated the boy allegedly fell down the stairs Tuesday but the York County Coroner later ruled his death as suspicious due to multiple injuries. The quiet neighborhood where he lived took on a more somber mood Thursday as those who live there express their grief for Preston Hasselberger and the people who loved him. A townhouse in the […]

  • Neighbors voice opinions on proposed power lines through York and Franklin counties

    LOWER CHANCEFORD TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — Some neighbors in one southern York County community are saying ‘not in my backyard’ to a proposed electrical transmission line. The new power lines would span 45 miles, and pass along rural farmland in both Franklin and York counties. Monday, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission held the last of its York County public hearings. The purpose of the hearings is to find out what the people who live in the area have to say […]

  • ICE officers arrest 11 central Pa. restaurant workers in immigration raid

    GETTYSBURG, ADAMS COUNTY, Pa. — ICE reports that it targeted three central Pennsylvania restaurants in an immigration raid that leads to the arrest of 11 people this week. Those 11 people are now being detained at the York County Prison Immigration facility. ICE officials said “ICE regularly conducts targeted enforcement operations during which additional resources and personnel are dedicated to apprehending deportable foreign nationals. All enforcement activities are conducted with the same level of professionalism and respect that ICE officers […]

  • Preparing for the Pennsylvania primary

    YORK, Pa. — Primary day is Tuesday, May 15th, and York County election officials expect voter turnout to be slightly larger than usual. There are a few do’s and dont’s for voters to keep in mind as they show up to cast their ballots on Tuesday. Voters who encounter a problem, should ask for help. York County Elections director Nikki Suchanic said “each polling place has an elected official called the judge of elections, and that’s the official that’s in […]

  • Harrisburg neighbors fight blight

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — A fire at an abandoned house in Harrisburg Tuesday morning has some neighbors calling for more action. The effort to tear down blighted homes might not come fast enough for some, but Harrisburg city officials said neighbors should still report the problem. Some neighbors near 15th and Berryhill Streets said they would prefer to see fewer abandoned houses in the area and more vacant lots. What was once an abandoned Harrisburg rowhome was reduced to a pile […]

  • Harrisburg fire raises neighbors’ concerns about abandoned houses

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — A house fire in Harrisburg Tuesday morning brought several neighbors together in more ways than one. Firefighters arrived on the scene to put out the fire at South 14th and Vernon streets just before 9 am, only to be told by witnesses that those who were inside got out and took off. South 14th Street is lined with rowhouses, but the concern for the fire spreading from one house to the next isn’t the only thing worrying […]