I’ve been slingin’ in the news game for 19 years. I interned with FOX43 and started working part-time studio crew while still in college. I was heavy into the sports scene in the early years, shooting local high school, college and professional sports, local racing and travelling to shoot stories on Indy car racing, NASCAR, Phillies and Orioles baseball, Penn State and NFL Football, even some Bowl games and Super Bowl XXXV, and helping produce the weekly Sunday Sports Live for a few years.
I switched to the news side almost 10 years ago and currently run the Assignment Desk. I’ve always been into news, and my job is the best fit for me- I’m nosy by nature and I get to boss people around!
It means a lot to me to be plugged in and doing this job where I was raised in Central PA. I graduated from Eastern York High School and York College, and except for my stint in the Army between high school and college, have lived my whole life right here in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. My family has deep roots here.
I enjoy the outdoors and coach baseball and soccer in my (increasingly sparse) free time.
YORK COUNTY, PA – Three fire departments in York County are merging. Leo Independent Fire Engine Co. No. 1 in Red Lion, Laurel Fire Co. No. 1 of Windsor, and Union Volunteer Fire Company of Felton will pool their resources to become Alliance Fire and Rescue Services, Inc. The departments released a statement today. The fire departments of Leo Independent Fire Engine Co. No. 1, Laurel Fire Co. No. 1, and Union Volunteer Fire Company would like to make […]
CARLISLE, PA — A 39 year-old man was shot in Carlisle Wednesday evening. It happened in the area of W. North St. and N. West St. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment and police say because of his condition, he was unable to provide any information. No witnesses to the crime were located by police. The Cumberland County Forensics team assisted with evidence collection in the area. Police believe the victim was a targeted and there […]
Update, 3:15: The scene is cleared, according to authorities. CLEARED: Incident cleared on I-83 southbound between Exit 22 – PA 181/North George St and Exit 19B – PA 462/Market St. — 511PA Harrisburg (@511PAHarrisburg) October 16, 2019 Previously YORK, PA — A crash has closed the southbound lanes of I-83 in York County. The crash happened around 12:30 p.m. It is located between Exits 21 ( Arsenal Rd and 19b ( Market St). Heavy traffic in the northbound lanes is […]
LANCASTER, PA — The Lancaster County Drug Task Force arrested two Reading women they say were transporting meth to Lancaster. Detectives stopped a green Honda Civic on South Ridge Road in Reinholds on Friday, October 4. Detectives found about six ounces of methamphetamine in the Honda, occupied by Lisandra Hance-Ramirez, 48, and Alexia M. Perez, both of Reading. The meth has an estimated street value of about $3,000. Brett Hambright with the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office said the county […]
DANVILLE, Pa. – Officials say a common waterborne bacteria likely caused the deaths of three infants at a neonatal intensive care unit in Pennsylvania. Doctors at the Geisinger Medical Center near Danville said Monday that eight babies in total had been treated for a pseudomonas bacterial infection in the past two months. Seven of them were born before the age of 27 weeks. “Pseudomonas is a very common bacteria,” said Dr. Frank Maffei, chair of pediatrics. “It is present in […]
CARLISLE, PA — A man accused of stealing $58.95 worth of merchandise from a TJ Maxx will face felony charges, That’s because police say John Dee Smith, Jr. is a repeat offender. Carlisle Police were called to 100 Noble Blvd around 6:30 p.m. on October 1. Officers met with loss prevention and store management, who told them Smith had been observed concealing 5 items totaling $58.95 and then leaving the store without paying for any of the items. Smith was […]
CHAMBERSBURG, PA — Chambersburg Police are seeking a person of interest in a Motel 6 cash grab. Police were called to the Motel 6 located at 1095 Wayne Ave on October 7th 2019 at 2:41 a.m. for a reported theft. Someone took money from the cash register. The person in this photo may have information relevant to an ongoing police investigation. Investigators say this is a person of interest, but not necessarily a suspect at this time. If you believe […]
SPRINGETTSBURY TWP., York County, PA. — A dead bear found by residents in Springettsbury Township last week was unlawfully shot, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. A viewer told FOX43 the bear was shot early in the morning on Friday, September 20 along Williams Road. What killed the bear was not immediately obvious to onlookers. The bear was collected by Game Commission officers around later in the morning. Game Commission Communications Director Travis Lau says interviews were conducted and charges […]
MANHEIM TWP., Lancaster County, Pa. — A Lancaster man is accused of stealing from the Manheim Auto Auction. Northern Lancaster County Regional Police filed criminal charges of Theft From a Motor Vehicle against Scott Alan Wilson, 50, of the 1000 block of Croft Drive, Lancaster. Police say plain clothes security personnel watched Wilson remove at least 3 key fobs, valued at $1,100, from cars being offered for sale by the Manheim Auto Auction. Wilson was taken into custody without incident […]