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Hello everybody, I joined the FOX6 news team on Valentine’s Day 2012. I’ve since fallen in love with Milwaukee! The best part of my job is when I can personally help make someone’s life a little better – with the help of our viewers. A great example was on New Year’s Day 2016 when we helped one viewer donate a wheelchair to a woman who had hers stolen.

I come to Milwaukee by way of WICD in Champaign, IL. That station has become a pipeline for FOX6 – I worked there with our own Ben Handelman and FOX 6 alums Bret Buganski and Brittney Sager. At WICD, I was the Vermilion County Bureau Chief. I worked alone in our Danville office, about 45 minutes from the Champaign studio. Before leaving the station, I spent time in sports covering the Fighting Illini and the prep scene.

Before then, I worked at KOMU in Columbia, MO. That’s the station run by the University of Missouri. After graduating from Mizzou, I stuck around to do a variety of things. The spectrum ran from running live shots for other reporters to updating the website.

I grew up in Skokie, IL which borders Chicago to the north. My roots will make for the toughest adjustments here. I have to admit I’m a huge Bears and Cubs fan. Rest assured, it won’t affect my reporting…even when I’m sent up north to do a Packer story! Growing up in Chicago, I was a vendor at both Wrigley Field and U.S. Cellular Field. I knew then I was a sports nut since I was more interested in watching the game than selling hot dogs!

I look forward to telling more stories that matter in southeast Wisconsin. If you’ve got an idea for one of them, let me know about it on Facebook and/or Twitter!


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  • Organ donation

    Organ donation on the rise in Wisconsin; doctors hope to grow the numbers further by targeting new audience

    MILWAUKEE — The gift of life is being given more frequently in Wisconsin. Organ donation is on the rise, and doctors are hopeful to grow the totals even more by targeting a new audience. FOX6 News spoke with a doctor who said increased awareness and better technology are driving the increase, and the next step is making the same appeal in a different language. In Wisconsin, there are few better ways to get attention than by having a Packers player […]

  • Icy in Cedarburg

    “Take your time!” Rain, temps near freezing make for slick roads; Winter Weather Advisory issued

    CEDARBURG — The National Weather Service on Monday night, January 16th RE-ISSUED a Winter Weather Advisory for ALL of southeastern Wisconsin. It expires at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday for counties to the north of Milwaukee — Ozaukee, Washington, Dodge, Fond du Lac and Sheboygan. It expires at 6:00 a.m. for the remainder of southeastern Wisconsin. The FOX6 Weather Experts said rain is forecast to continue Monday night, and untreated roads will remain slick through Tuesday morning, as temperatures will hover around freezing […]

  • Cory Webb

    Suspect resembling “Shaggy” from Scooby Doo arrested, accused of robbing man with autism

    MILWAUKEE — A man’s resemblance to an old cartoon character led to his arrest. He is accused of robbing a man with autism. The suspect was already known to police because of his addiction to a synthetic drug. Officials at IMPACT, who provide free and confidential alcohol and drug consultation and referral services to help people who are concerned about themselves or a loved one. said they haven’t had a ton of clients reporting addiction to K2 or spice, but they said it’s a […]

  • Governor Scott Walker

    Gov. Walker says budget will pay back universities after tuition cut; but there’s a catch

    MILWAUKEE — Governor Scott Walker on Wednesday, January 11th repeated his pledge to lower tuition across the UW System. He said his budget will pay back the universities and then some, but there is a catch. UW-Milwaukee officials said everyone wants to lower the cost of higher education, but they wonder whether the state will make up for lost revenue from a tuition cut. Governor Walker said yes, but the numbers will come later. When students return from winter break at UWM, […]

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    Mixed emotions felt ahead of President Barack Obama’s farewell address

    MILWAUKEE — As we get closer to a transition of power in the White House, we’re seeing different emotions. Some people FOX6 News spoke with Tuesday, January 10th said they’re ready to just move on — while others said they’re savoring the final days of the President Barack Obama presidency. At Caspar’s Lounge at 13th and Keefe, they call Louisiana native George Watt “Gator Man.” At 80 years old, Watt, who’s retired from A.O. Smith, said the re-election of President Barack […]

  • Carjacking near 35th and Townsend

    Source tells FOX6 MCTS bus driver carjacked on city’s north side: “Life should not be this dangerous”

    MILWAUKEE — It happened in just seconds! A carjacking was caught on camera, and a police source told FOX6 News the victim in this case is a Milwaukee County Transit System bus driver. It happened Sunday night, January 8th at a gas station near 35th and Townsend on Milwaukee’s north side. The victim was getting gas for her own vehicle when she was targeted. What happened in this case is the kind of scenario that ensures Beverly Carver and Katron […]

  • Milwaukee Transit Center

    Milwaukee transit center demolished to make way for city “icon,” the Couture

    MILWAUKEE — It’s another step toward a new Milwaukee skyscraper. Before the Couture building can go up, the downtown transit center must come down. It’s not exactly a Milwaukee icon. But the clock tower on the old transit center is very visible here on Michigan St. near the lakefront. On Saturday, January 7th, crews will essentially cut the legs off the tower — then push it back onto the site. Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele says the demolition of the […]

  • Dash camera video showing arrest of Milwaukee Police Officer Michael Boden

    “It’s payback:” Video shows MPD officer arrested for OWI accused deputy of stopping him out of revenge

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee police officer is accused of driving drunk early on New Year’s Day. FOX6 News has obtained dash camera video showing his arrest. It is a bizarre video in which the officer accused the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s deputy of stopping him out of revenge — indicating the two have known each other for decades. The video begins with the deputy pulling over a truck that was swerving near 83rd and Bluemound early on Sunday, January 1st. Eventually […]

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    Terrifying video: Robbery suspect promptly arrested after returning to liquor store for his cell phone

    MILWAUKEE — An armed robbery suspect is arrested by Milwaukee Police after he returned to the scene just minutes after the crime! Officers responded to the A-1 Liquor Store on 92nd Street near Oklahoma around 5:50 p.m. on January 3rd for a report of an armed robbery. The surveillance video is terrifying. The store’s owner, a 62-year-old man, told officers a male suspect came into the store and fired at the victim before demanding money. “I said ‘I give you everything, […]

  • Stephanie Jones, Hakeem Tucker

    Young mother gunned down in her home; family says suspect sought is father of her child

    MILWAUKEE — A young mother is the second homicide victim of 2017 in Milwaukee. Police said they know who the shooter is — and relatives of the victim said they do too. The family of 18-year-old Stephanie Jones said the suspect is her ex-boyfriend, 18-year-old Hakeem Tucker, and the father of her child. Relatives said Jones’ father, a 54-year-old, was also wounded in the shooting. Police now need your help locating Tucker. Patrick Bills was overcome by emotion Tuesday, January […]

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    “We`ve had tons of kids out here,” but this winter will be the last for front yard ice rink in Greenfield

    GREENFIELD — In addition to putting out fires, the Greenfield Fire Department also does code enforcement — which put them in the middle of a dispute over an ice rink in someone’s front yard. An unseasonably warm Monday, January 2nd claimed more of Tom MacDonald’s precious creation. “I think it looks awful. It looks like an ice rink graveyard. It’s beautiful when it’s up,” MacDonald said. This will be the third and final winter for MacDonald’s ice rink. “We`ve had […]

  • Kwesen Sanders

    “Doesn’t have any regard for life:” Intended target in shooting death of baby arrested for multiple gun crimes

    BROWN DEER — Authorities believe he was the intended target in a shooting that killed a 13-month-old baby. 21-year-old Kwesen Sanders is now in custody, accused of shooting at a woman in Brown Deer, among other charges. Brown Deer police have been looking for Sanders since a shooting incident on October 7. Milwaukee police had their sights set on him too and MPD arrested him following a pursuit that ended near 37th and North last week. ***CASE UPDATE*** Kwesen Sanders has […]