Stephanie Johnson joins WPMT FOX 43 as a Multimedia journalist. Previously, she worked as an MMJ for KGAN/KFXA in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Prior to moving to the Midwest Johnson worked as a Production Assistant at WJLA in Arlington, VA. She also worked as a Page for CBS News. Johnson earned her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Hampton University where she produced the student broadcast. Johnson was raised in Prince Georges County, Maryland. Johnson is excited to join the FOX 43 team and share stories that are important to you, the viewer. When she is not reporting Johnson enjoys exploring the area in volunteering in the community. If you want to share a story with Stephanie shoot her an email at

Recent Articles
  • Update: Police release name of second man shot in York overnight

    YORK, Pa. – York City Police say two men were injured in overnight shootings in York. According to police, they responded to four reports of shots fired between 12:42 and 1:30 a.m. Officers found the first victim, 34-year-old Simeon Hayes of York, on the 700 block of East King Street. Hayes was shot once in the left arm and once in the leg. He is currently in stable condition at York Hospital. Police also found a second victim, 38-year-old Johnnie […]

  • Tractor-trailer crash causes power outage in part of York County

      YORK, Pa. – Emergency Dispatch say a tractor-trailer sheared off a utility pole early Saturday morning. The accident happened before 4:30 a.m on the 4800 block of Susquehanna Trail in Conewago Township. According to the Strinestown Community Fire Company, the tractor-trailer brought down a utility pole and wires. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured. The crash left some Met-Ed customers without power. The road is closed.

  • Local man creates safe space for York’s youth

    York, Pa. – The founder on the non-profit B.E.A.S.T Initiative Push, LaQuinn Thompson, feels obligated to help the youth in York. “I feel like it’s my purpose. It’s my life’s purpose to give back to the community,” said Thompson. Thompson grew up in a single parent home. He says his basketball coaches played a major role in his life. They also inspired him to become a mentor. “I played basketball at a young age all the way up till college […]

  • Lawmakers hold hearing about school consolidation

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Lawmakers believe now is the right time to consolidate school districts in Pennsylvania. Currently, there are 500 school districts in the state and lawmakers say some of those schools and their budgets are spread thin. “Some school districts are asking questions now because they either have a decline in population or they’re going through some financial problems,” said Democrat Senator Lisa Boscola. “So they’re asking the Department of Education questions like what would a merger look like.’ […]

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    Single-vehicle crash causes gas leak near VFW in York

    YORK COUNTY, Pa. – A single-vehicle crash caused a gas leak in West Manchester Township, on Sunday. The crash happened before 8 a.m. outside of the VFW on the 4800 block of West Market Street in York. West Manchester Police say a driver crashed into a gas line outside of the building after suffering a medical emergency. The driver was taken to the hospital and was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Columbia Gas was able to shut off the gas […]

  • Harrisburg organization celebrate Father’s Day

    DAUPHIN, Pa., – Over the weekend a local organization celebrated Father’s Day in Harrisburg. On Saturday afternoon, Breaking the Chainz held it’s Family First Father’s Day event. The non-profit organization is dedicated to helping at-risk youth and adults in the Harrisburg area. Organizers say about 75 people attended the event. Guests enjoyed games, food, and drinks. Organizers also say that the event is held in hopes of strengthening relationships between fathers and their children in the community.

  • Police identify homicide victim in Lancaster

      LANCASTER, Pa. – Lancaster City Police have identified 44-year-old Anthony Marshall as the victim of an early morning shooting in Lancaster. Officers say at 12:36 a.m., Sunday, they were called to the 600 block of Lafayette Street for reports of shots fired. While officers were responding to the scene, the call upgraded to a shooting. Once police arrived at the scene they located two people with gunshot wounds. Police found Marshall on the 1st block of Laurel Street and […]

  • Authorities investigate cause of house fire in Lebanon County

    LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. – UPDATE (6/16/19): Firefighter Jeff Iceman is awake and in stable condition after suffering a heart attack during the fire on Friday night, according to the Lebanon County Fire Chaplains. PREVIOUS: A house fire displaced a family of five in South Lebanon Township, Friday night. The fire broke out at the home after 9 p.m, on the 900 block on South 2nd Avenue. The South Lebanon Township Fire Department says one firefighter was taken to the hospital […]

  • Family safe after house fire in Hamilton Township

      FRANKLIN, Pa. – A family is safe after fire crews battled a house fire in Hamilton Township. The fire broke out at 8:15 p.m., Saturday at a townhome located on the first block of Eton Court. Franklin Fire Company say the fire was in the kitchen and then spread into the hallway, living room, and the second floor. Fire crews say the residents made it out safely thanks to working smoke detectors in the home. The two adults and […]

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