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.

Recent Articles
  • Person of interest sought in Motel 6 theft

    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 […]

  • Illegally shot bear found in York County

    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 […]

  • Lancaster man accused of stealing from Manheim Auto Auction

    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 […]

  • Man charged with vandalizing Mennonite Church in Cumberland County

    MIDDLESEX TWP., Cumberland County, PA — A Carlisle man is accused of vandalizing a  church after police say they caught him gluing posters to the church’s walls. Police were called to the Reform Mennonite Church on N Middlesex Road on Friday, September 6. There, they say they found Robert Bear, 90, using glue to post personal manifestos on the exterior church walls. Bear had previously been banned from the property and was not supposed to be there, let alone defacing […]

  • Teacher accused of having sexual contact with student waives prelim, released on bail

    LANCASTER, PA — A Lancaster County teacher accused of having sexual contact with a student was released on unsecured $50,000 bail. That means he doesn’t have to pay for his release unless he missed his next scheduled hearing, which is Friday, September 13 in Lancaster County Court. Timothy M. Sterner, 52, waived his preliminary hearing scheduled for Friday. Sterner, a music teacher at J.P. McCaskey High School who is currently on paid administrative leave, faces 10 felonies and two misdemeanor […]

  • Brunner Island power plant owners agree to $1M penalty, largest ever assessed in PA for coal ash pollution

    HARRISBURG, — Talen Energy, owner of the Brunner Island Generating Station in York Haven, will pay a $1 million penalty, the largest ever in Pennsylvania for coal and ash pollution under an agreement with environmental groups. Additionally, Talen will close and excavate one ash pond, monitor and address leakage of pollutants from other waste sites and contribute an additional $100,000 to fund supplemental projects to reduce local water pollution, according to the agreement. “Today’s agreement will reduce the impact of […]

  • Woman shot and killed in Cumberland County; police keeping tight lip on suspects

    NORTH MIDDLETON TOWNSHIP, Pa. – The death of a woman who was found out front of her home Monday is now being investigated as a homicide. According to the coroner, 64-year-old Linda Brandt died from gunshot wounds, and police are keeping a tight lip on the investigation. Bullet holes were scattered across the side of a home on the 400 block of Pleasant Hall Road in Cumberland County. It was a sinister reminder of what Kenneth E. Smith, Jr. found […]

  • UPDATE: Police say man was not stealing packages in Newberry Twp

    LEWISBERRY, PA. — Newberry Twp Police now say the man suspected of stealing packages earlier in the week was instead soliciting for his business and did NOT take anything. Police made contact with the man, whose picture and picture of his red pickup truck were shared in hopes of identifying him earlier in the week. PREVIOUS STORY: Newberry Township Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man whom we believe might be  stealing property from residents porches. […]

  • Border Patrol Takes Down 91 Pounds of Meth

    SALTON CITY, CA.– El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents working at the Highway 86 immigration checkpoint arrested a woman suspected of smuggling methamphetamine on Friday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 9:10 a.m., when a 47-year-old woman driving a white Honda Pilot approached the checkpoint.  A Border Patrol canine detection team alerted to the vehicle.  Agents sent the vehicle to secondary inspection for further investigation. While in secondary inspection, Border Patrol agents discovered several packages hidden inside the ceiling of the vehicle in a […]

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