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
  • Experts urge ‘felt report’ submissions for 3.4 magnitude earthquake in Juniata County

    MIFFLINTOWN, JUNIATA COUNTY, Pa. – At 8:30 Wednesday night, the United States Geological Survey recorded a 3.4 magnitude earthquake 11 miles SSW of Mifflintown. “Just felt like a huge gust of wind hit the house, just minor shake,” said Jean Cashman from Juniata County. “But that was it. It didn’t last very long.” Cashman was one of the thousands of people who felt the quake. A felt report map from the USGS shows more than 1,600 people felt the earthquake […]

  • Bill to add protections for injured volunteer fire personnel

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – A bill in the Pennsylvania Statehouse would make sure all active-duty firefighters have access to the State Worker’s Insurance Fund, being denied access to compensation from this fund is a problem some volunteer companies have faced when members got hurt on the job. Volunteer firefighters injured while fighting a fire have access to the State Worker’s Insurance Fund, but that line gets blurred when they get hurt doing other jobs for the fire company. “What there was […]

  • Auditor General launches audit into Harrisburg School District

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announcing an audit of the Harrisburg School District, this comes as the district is facing takeover by the state. “It’s becoming increasingly obvious to me that more needs to be done to improve the education,” said Auditor General Eugene DePasquale. This district is currently being audited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, expected to be complete this summer. DePasquale says, his audit of the school district would then begin reviewing how the district […]

  • Governor Wolf Administration pushing for severance tax on natural gas industry

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – State House and Senate Democrats held a hearing on the Restore Pennsylvania Initiative Monday. Supporters estimate a severance tax on gas drillers in the state could bring in $4.5 billion over the next four years. The proposal comes after Gov. Tom Wolf and his administration toured parts of the state. They found local officials were not able to solely fund infrastructure investments with local taxes. “So we really believe more help from the state is necessary,” said […]

  • Senator Leach claims report summary exonerates him from sexual harassment allegations, will not resign

    HARRISBURG, Pa. -A top Pennsylvania Democrat is calling for the resignation of State Senator Daylin Leach. Leach was under investigation for allegations of sexual harassment but now says a report summary clears him of any misconduct. “I am not a perfect person,” said Sen. Daylin Leach, representing parts of Delaware and Montgomery Counties. “They did say I used poor choices in humor sometimes.” Leach says, this summary report of the investigation done by Eckert Seamans exonerates him of any sexual […]

  • Three Mile Island alert sirens to remain active during decommission

    YORK COUNTY, Pa. – Sirens meant to alert people of an accident at Three Mile Island were tested Thursday afternoon. Even with TMI set to close in September, this will not be the last time people living in a 10-mile radius of the plant will hear this sound. Once the plant shuts down, Pat Weidinger, Millersville University’s Director of Safety and Environmental Health says, there’s still a chance for an accident as the decommissioning of units one and two begins. […]

  • Bill would allow Pennsylvania to take over health insurance exchange system

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – A bill with bipartisan support would give Pennsylvania control of the online health insurance exchange. Since 2014, it’s been operated by the federal government, which some state lawmakers say is costing Pennsylvania too much money. With support from Governor Tom Wolf’s and President Donald Trump’s administrations, Pennsylvania could soon move from federal to state-based online health insurance exchange. A new bill will allow the state to create its own exchange. The bill already receiving bipartisan support, with […]

  • Democratic lawmakers push to reform Pennsylvania voting laws

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania State House and Senate Democrats unveiled several voting reform proposals Tuesday morning. They believe these bills will make voting easier across the state. “This plan caters to the voters,” said Sen. Wayne Fontana. “Rather than making the voters cater to one specific day and 13 specific hours.” A 2016 study published in the Election Law Journal ranked states on several different voting issues, including voting convenience, registration deadlines and restrictions. With one being the most convenient […]

  • Medical marijuana and Second Amendment rights addressed at State Capitol hearing

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Some state lawmakers are hitting the brakes on recreational marijuana talks. First, they want to address the issues medical marijuana patients face, like having to give up their gun rights. While medical marijuana is legal in Pennsylvania, it’s still viewed as a Schedule I drug which is illegal under federal law. “Those who use medical marijuana as a matter of law must choose between using medical marijuana lawfully and their right to legal firearm ownership,” said Lebanon […]

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