A Pennsylvania native, Chelsea is excited to call Central Pennsylvania home! She joined Fox43 in March 2018 as the Harrisburg Bureau reporter.

A 2014 Temple University graduate, Chelsea began her career reporting and producing at WRDE in Lewes, Del. She then headed to WEVV in Evansville, Ind. where she was a reporter, anchor and producer. While in Evansville, Chelsea’s most memorable stories include interviewing Bernie Sanders during the 2016 Presidential campaign, covering devastation left from a deadly overnight tornado outbreak, the kidnapping and murder of a disabled teen missing for 8 months, and a toddler hearing for the first time after being born deaf.

When not covering news, Chelsea loves exploring the area, trying different local restaurants, visiting the dog park with her rescue pup, Jax, and cheering on Philadelphia sports teams (Eagles, Sixers, Phillies, Flyers, Owls!)

Chelsea believes everyone has a story and she loves telling the ones that really impact everyday lives and communities. If you have a story idea or news tip, email: CKoerbler@fox43.com

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Recent Articles
  • Lawmaker looks to legalize needle exchange programs in Pennsylvania

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – A state lawmaker wants to allow needle and syringe exchange programs to operate in Pennsylvania. Currently, they are prohibited since they break drug paraphernalia laws. Staffers at Retreat Behavioral Health in Lancaster County see first-hand the toll drugs can take on the body. They also see how the lack of access to clean needles can have life-long impacts on someone’s health. “Especially with intravenous drug users,” said Peter Schorr, Retreat CEO. “HIV and Hep-C are very prominent […]

  • Dauphin County will not comply with state mandate to update voting machines

    HARRISBURG, PA. – Dauphin County Commissioners will not comply with a state mandate to update voting machines to produce paper ballots for the 2020 election. The commissioners say, their machines are safe and secure, and there’s no reason to spend millions of dollars to update them. Time is ticking for counties to comply with the Department of State’s mandate for new voting machines. By 2020, the state wants machines in place that leave a paper record for people to verify […]

  • Majority of youth are not qualified to serve in U.S. Military, retired service members push for more education funding

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – A report released Tuesday details how the majority of today’s youth are not qualified to service in the military. Retired generals and admirals with Mission Readiness, joined by Governor Tom Wolf, and several lawmakers unveiled their ‘Workforce Readiness – The National Security Threat from Within’ report. “I’m concerned about having a sufficient pool of talented recruits to serve in our military in a time of need,” said Lt. General Dennis Benchoff, United States Army, retired. According to […]

  • Veterans become temporary homeless to raise awareness for veteran homelessness

    LEBANON, Pa – Local veterans are going hungry and homeless to bring awareness to veteran homelessness. Through noon Saturday, they’ll be out on the streets of Lebanon County with just the clothes on their backs. “I’m going to tell you,” said Bill Meiser, Homeless Veterans Awareness Campaign Chairman. “It’s tough.” Meiser, a veteran himself, will spend 30-hours on the streets of Lebanon mimicking homelessness. “I just couldn’t fathom today’s day and age,” said Meiser. “There’s veterans sleeping out on the […]

  • State lawmaker wants to repeal Pennsylvania’s ‘stand your ground’ law

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – A state lawmaker wants to repeal Pennsylvania’s ‘stand your ground’ law because he says it leads to more violence. The law currently allows someone the right to use deadly force when acting in self defense. Pennsylvania is currently one of more than 25 states with a ‘stand your ground’ law on the books. It allows someone the right to use deadly force when acting in self defense. “If my life or my family’s life depends on me utilizing […]

  • Paper ballot voting causes no problems in Lebanon County

    LEBANON, LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. – While York County had problems with its new paper ballot voting machines, other counties did not. Lebanon County used its new machines for the first time in Tuesday’s election and says everything went smoothly, but the busyness from Election Day isn’t over. “They’re going through our election precincts,” said Lebanon County’s Director of Elections Michael Anderson. “And they are making sure the number of ballots cast at the precinct match the number list of voters.” […]

  • Pennsylvania Turnpike to go cashless by 2021, impacting nearly 600 employees

    YORK COUNTY, Pa. —  A big change is coming to the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The PA Turnpike tolling system will be completely cashless within the next two years, by the fall of 2021. Once the change is implemented, in-lane or onsite payment will no longer be accepted anywhere along the 552-mile tollway. The $129 million project will cause 600 turnpike employees to lose their jobs. “We recognize that customers pay a premium to travel the Turnpike, and for that reason we […]

  • Proposed animal ordinance concerns pet owners in New Cumberland

    NEW CUMBERLAND, CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. – Some pet owners in Cumberland County are worried about how a proposed pet ordinance will impact them and their fur babies. New Cumberland wants to limit the number of pets someone in the borough can have, as well as the type of pets. Michelle Hall is a pet groomer in New Cumberland. She also owns seven dogs. “I have four chihuahuas, a Russell terrier, and two dachshunds,” said Hall. She moved to New Cumberland […]

  • Lawmakers unveil legislation to strengthen hate crime laws

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – A group of state lawmakers unveiled their plan to improve state hate crime laws. They say this package of legislation will move Pennsylvania hate crime laws into the modern era. “It will forever be remembered as one of the darkest days in our commonwealth’s history,” said State Rep. Dan Frankel. Pennsylvania is home to what is believe to be the deadliest attack on the Jewish community in American history. Last year, on October 27th, a shooter walked […]

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