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
  • Authorities investigate Franklin County Triple homicide

    GUILFORD TOWNSHIP, FRANKLIN COUNTY, Pa. — Pennsylvania State Police continue to search for the person they believe shot and killed three people in Franklin County. Troopers found the bodies of two people inside a Montgomery Township barn, while a third shooting victim was taken to a hospital where he later died. The search warrant affidavit for probable cause highlights some of the evidence police found at the scene of the crime, as well as what they’re looking for to solve […]

  • Drivers wanted at local school bus companies

    FAIRVIEW TOWNSHIP, YORK COUNTY, Pa. — the end of the school year is near for many students but some people are already thinking about next year. several school bus companies in central pennsylvania are putting up the help wanted sign. we’ve seen several school buses return to the depot here as drivers make their final runs of the day but the search for drivers never ends. school’s almost out for summer but managers at many local school bus companies already […]

  • Pa. ride inspectors get ready for summer season

    EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — For many families, summer just wouldn’t be complete without a trip to their favorite theme park. While thrill seekers may have their minds on conquering the biggest rides, Pennsylvania has more than 1,300 ride inspectors making sure that all rides within the state are safe. Dutch Wonderland opened its newest coaster this year, Merlin’s Mayhem. From wild to mild, all rides operated in Pennsylvania must earn a seal of approval from the Department […]

  • Manheim Township Police officer-involved shooting surveillance video revealed

    LANCASTER, Pa. — The Lancaster County District Attorney’s office has determined the officer-involved shooting death of a man whom it said threatened police and fired shots at the Manheim Township Police Department was justified. Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman didn’t just tell the reasons why he made that determination, but he showed evidence of what led to his decision that the shooting was a justifiable use of force. More than 20 minutes worth of surveillance video, taken from different […]

  • 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 […]

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