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Aaron Maybin joined the FOX6 News team in 2018.

Aaron was born in Racine and grew up in Oak Creek. He graduated from Oak Creek High School before earning a B.A. in journalism from Marquette University.

Aaron comes to FOX6 News from WCSC-TV in Charleston, South Carolina. While in the Lowcountry, he followed major stories, including the federal trial of Emanuel AME Church shooter Dylann Roof, Hurricanes Irma and Matthew and South Carolina’s “1000-year” flood. In 2017, he was nominated for an EMMY award for his breaking news coverage after a deputy was shot in the line of duty.

Aaron is a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters and the National Association of Black Journalists.

Recent Articles
  • Communication is the key to success: Milwaukee’s newest leaders speak on vision for the city

    MILWAUKEE — Two of Milwaukee’s newest leaders speak to members of Milwaukee’s Common Council. Interim Police Chief Alfonso Morales and interim Health Director Patricia McManus laid out their vision for their departments Friday, Feb. 23. Both say communication is the key to success. With 25 years in law enforcement under his belt, Milwaukee interim Police Chief Alfonso Morales has pledged much of his life to public safety. “That’s the driver for me. Being committed to the people — north side, […]

  • ‘Just devastating:” Flooding ravages homes in Mukwonago, leaving families with plenty to clean up

    WAUKESHA COUNTY — A massive cleanup effort was getting underway Wednesday, Feb. 21 after serious flooding impacted Waukesha County on Tuesday, Feb. 20. One of the hardest hit communities in that county was Mukwonago. “All the ground is frozen, There was nowhere for it go. It was able to get inside the basement,” said Kevin Balthazor, a homeowner in Mukwonago. Balthazero’s basement was submerged Wednesday in nearly seven feet of murky and frigid water. “You don’t know what it’s like […]

  • Officials watch temps, rainfall closely in Kenosha Co.: ‘If this freezes, this will be an ice rink’

    TOWN OF RANDALL — Kenosha County was one of several in the southern portion of SE Wisconsin under a flood warning until 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20 as heavy rain fell. The rain, combined with the warmer temps and snow melt made for a mess in some spots. In the Town of Randall in Kenosha County, firefighters were busy pumping water — 100 gallons per minute on 318th Ave. “This is the first time that they’ve come to do this. […]

  • ‘A little wet:’ Dodge Co. highway crews monitor rainfall, temps for potential freezing

    BEAVER DAM — The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for Dodge, Fond du Lac and Sheboygan counties set to take effect at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19 and continue until 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20. The NWS said freezing rain is expected, and ice could make for slick roads. It was a gray, gloomy Monday outside Crystal Creek Dairy in Beaver Dam, but inside, things were sizzling. “It’s a little slower today because of the weather,” Thomas […]

  • South Milwaukee man accused of threatening delivery driver; “I’m getting that package, I’m taking that package”

    SOUTH MILWAUKEE — 62-year-old John Westerfield of South Milwaukee pleaded not guilty on Friday, Feb. 16 to charges in association with an alleged threat to a delivery driver that turned into a tense standoff with police. Westerfield faces the following criminal charges: Failure to comply with officer’s attempt to take person into custody (felony) Disorderly conduct, use of a dangerous weapon (misdemeanor) According to the criminal complaint, a delivery driver showed up at the Grant Square Apartments on S. Chicago […]

  • Video: Passenger points gun at taxi driver’s head near 25th and Cherry, demands money

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee taxi driver was robbed at gunpoint near 25th and Cherry. Surveillance video shows the crime, which unfolded just after 2 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15. In the video, a cab carrying four passengers can be seen pulling over near 25th and Cherry. After three people stepped out of the van, one pulled out a gun and pointed it at the driver’s head.   The suspect can be heard in the video saying, “Get out the car. […]

  • ‘He goes from really up to really down:’ Man, 21, in Froedtert’s ICU, battling the flu

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee County man is clinging to life, hospitalized with the flu after he began showing symptoms just days before his health deteriorated. “I’ve been on an emotional roller coaster for sure,” said Dwayne Petty. Petty’s son Josh, an athlete, is fighting for his life after contracting an aggressive strain of the flu. “He goes ‘I’ll be down a couple days and I’ll be fine,'” said Petty. He said it started with aches and pains before Josh quickly […]

  • ‘This buys us a year:’ County executive proposes elimination of ‘Pay to Park’ program

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele has proposed canceling the Pay to Park program included in the approved 2018 budget after a very rocky reception from park lovers. Instead, Abele is asking the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors to fill the $1.6 million shortfall in the parks department’s budget via a one-time draw from the county’s contingency “rainy day” fund. “We can this year, put off paid parking in any of the parks and make up for that revenue out […]

  • Students grieve sudden death of beloved educator; ‘He wanted us to do bigger and better things in life’

    MILWAUKEE — Students at a Milwaukee public school are grieving after the sudden death of a beloved educator. Cory Moore, 35, died Friday night, Feb. 9 after falling ill. He was a college and career adviser to students at James Madison Academic Campus in Milwaukee. “Mr. Moore was like an inspiration to me,” said Mawah Kroma. “He was like a father figure to me pretty much. I’m really going to miss him,” said Alexus Bouyang, a high school senior. A […]

  • “I’ve seen worse:” Southern counties clear out snow following heavy snowfall

    RACINE COUNTY — Southern counties saw the most amount of snow Friday, February 9th and major snow cleanup has been going on all day. Both Racine and Kenosha counties got dumped with light and fluffy snow so it has been pretty easy to dust off.  Which didn’t make cleanup on the roads and at homes around the counties too backbreaking. While most people were sleeping, plow drivers in Racine and Kenosha counties were out in full force. “It gets hectic, […]

  • ‘Going to shut off our utilities:’ Oak Creek restaurant receives scam calls every Friday for weeks

    OAK CREEK — A caller pretending to be with a utilities company says you owe money and if you don’t pay up, your lights will be shut off. An Oak Creek restaurant owner refused to fall victim to the scam, and she’s now warning others. “We’ve been here for 39 years this year,” Danielle Baerwald said. For nearly four decades, Erv’s Mug has served up casual, fine-dining American food on Ryan Rd. in Oak Creek. Baerwald is the owner. “My […]

  • Video: Students face possible suspension after Riverside University High School hallway brawl

    MILWAUKEE — Riverside University High School students are facing possible suspension, after video of a large fight inside the school surfaced on social media. A Milwaukee Public Schools spokeswoman said 12 students are facing disciplinary action. “I was horrified when I saw the video. I was terrified,” said Johnnetria Gardner, Riverside University High School parent. Dozens tussled into the hallway, throwing punches and pulling hair. In the video, you can hear a faculty member attempting to break it up. The […]