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Hello everyone, I joined the FOX6 news in September of 2016. I’m grateful for the opportunity to tell your stories and to join such an incredible newsroom.

I was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in the suburbs of Berwyn and Cicero. I’m Mexican-American and fluent in Spanish.

I graduated with an associates’ degree in arts at Morton College in Cicero. I then went on to Columbia College Chicago to complete my bachelors’ degree.

I got my start in television in East Central Illinois. I reported for FOX Champaign News WCCU/WICD.

As a general assignment reporter I covered a wide range of stories in the areas of politics, education, sports, and crime.

Some of the most memorable stories I covered include the events leading up to the unrelated firings of two Champaign police officers for violating department policy.

I covered a year of administrator shake ups at the University of Illinois, starting with the abrupt resignation of Chancellor Phyllis Wise.

I was also part of the team that covered the firing of head football coach Tim Beckman after player mistreatment allegations arose.

I also reported on the high profile visits of our nation’s top leaders. Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to the U of I in 2015 to promote the “It’s on Us” campaign and President Obama’s return to Springfield in early 2016.

Most recently I covered the impact of an ongoing state budget impasse in Illinois.

When I’m not reporting, I’m hanging out with friends or spending time with my familia.

I love what I do and I’m thrilled to do it now in beautiful Milwaukee. If you have story ideas don’t hesitate to send an email my way.


Recent Articles
  • 3 of 5 CHARGED in murder of Greg Zyszkiewicz; 17-year-old pulled trigger, prosecutors say

    MILWAUKEE — Charges were filed on Monday, March 27th against three of the five suspects accused in the fatal shooting of Greg Zyszkiewicz, a City of Milwaukee Department of Neighborhood Services housing inspector. 64-year-old Zyszkiewicz was shot and killed during an alleged carjacking near 23rd and Cherry around 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22nd. Prosecutors say this all began with a crime spree involving the theft of vehicles. Zyszkiewicz was shot in the head, and prosecutors say the man pictured below […]

  • U.S. Marshals say Demond Robinson is “someone who has total disregard for the law”

    MILWAUKEE — Handcuffs are no stranger to the hands of Demond Robinson, 34, also known as “D-Low” in the street. He’s been arrested 24 times since 2001. Agents describe him as “someone who has total disregard for the law.” In a city as large as Milwaukee tracking Robinson’s movements has not been easy. But the tattoos on his body make him easier to spot. The name “Janice” inked on his body…the phrase “1 and only” on his neck and a distinct […]

  • “This is more than a mistake:” Marcell Daniels sentenced to 12 years in prison in sex assault case

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee County judge sentenced 46-year-old Marcell Daniels to 12 years in prison and another six years of extended supervision. Daniels will also have to register as a sex offender. It was an emotional day in court as family of Daniels spoke of his character. “He’s not this monster. He’s a good person. He truly is,” said Shirley Daniels, Marcell’s sister. Daniels, a retired Milwaukee police officer, was convicted of sexual assault. He was accused of having sexual intercourse and […]

  • Officer, 2 bank employees, attorney killed in string of shootings near Wausau; suspect in custody

    WESTON — Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Justice said Thursday, March 23rd a 45-year-old Weston man is in police custody at the hospital after a series of shooting incidents Wednesday near Wausau. A police officer and three others — two bank employees and an attorney were killed. DOJ officials said in a statement the shootings were motivated by a domestic incident involving the suspect’s wife, who wasn’t hurt. The suspect’s name has not been released at this point. DOJ officials […]

  • “Not a good example:” Oak Creek High School associate principal charged with OWI, 3rd offense

    RACINE COUNTY — 42-year-old Kimberly Leannais of Waterford is facing charges — accused of driving under the influence. Leannais is an associate principal at Oak Creek High School, according to the school district’s website. Leannais is facing the following charges: operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (third offense, alcohol fine enhancer), and operating with a prohibited alcohol concentration (third offense, alcohol fine enhancer). It was not an ordinary day at Oak Creek High School on Tuesday, March 21st. Word quickly spread […]

  • Family wants to know “why” after known drug dealer shot and killed by police near 19th and Stark

    MILWAUKEE — There was a gathering Monday evening, March 20th at the scene of a fatal officer-involved shooting that happened on Thursday, March 16th. 32-year-old Jermaine Claybrooks was killed near 19th and Stark on Thursday, March 16th, and his family wants to know why deadly force was necessary. Milwaukee police have said Claybrooks, a known drug dealer, was the focus of a drug investigation involving Milwaukee police, West Allis police and the DEA. The officer-involved shooting happened when undercover officers tried […]

  • Health care bill the hot topic at separate town hall events in West Allis, Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE/WEST ALLIS — Republicans in Congress are making last minute changes to their new health care bill, hoping to get enough votes to pass it by Thursday. The new law would replace Obamacare, but it’s still not known if House Speaker Paul Ryan has the votes needed. No surprise, that was the hot topic at town halls for Wisconsin lawmakers this weekend. Congresswoman Gwen Moore and Congressmen Jim Sensenbrenner came back to their districts on Saturday, March 18th to meet […]

  • “Drink responsibly:” Law enforcement, bar owners stress safety on St. Patrick’s Day weekend

    MILWAUKEE — Law enforcement will be out in huge numbers this weekend looking for drunk drivers. They want everyone to be safe this St. Patrick’s Day, as it’s become one of the biggest drinking nights of the year. Patrons at Mo’s Irish Pub are in the spirit. “I love the Irish feel and the Irish culture. This is awesome,” said Jasper Powell, Milwaukee. The Irish-themed pub attracts crowds both near and far. One group of friends traveled all the way […]

  • Waukesha West H.S. may not allow student to take dream date, Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell, to prom

    WAUKESHA — A high profile NFL player has agreed to go to the prom with a Waukesha West High School student. But school rules may stop him from attending. The teen is now hoping the district will make an exception. Smiling from ear to ear, 17-year-old Ava Tarantino explains how she asked 25-year-old Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell to be her prom date over Twitter. “I tweeted ‘500 tweets and you’ll go to prom with me?’ and He re-tweeted […]

  • “You feel violated:” Daytime home burglaries on Milwaukee’s northwest side trigger police warning

    MILWAUKEE — An uptick in home burglaries has caused Milwaukee police in District Four to issue an alert — warning residents to be on the lookout for suspicious activity. Neighbors said the situation makes them feel like a prisoner in their own home. Some neighbors of the area said they avoid taking long road trips because you can’t know for sure what conditions you will find your home in when you return. About the time most people are heading off […]

  • General Mitchell International Airport sees delays, cancellations due to East Coast snowstorm

    MILWAUKEE — The snowstorm affecting the East Coast impacted Milwaukee on Tuesday, March 14th — causing a lot of headaches for travelers at General Mitchell International Airport. They said patience is a virtue. “I had a flight cancellation to Chicago (Tuesday) morning and then a second cancellation to Chicago,” said Robin Daun from Hartland. “All morning I hadn’t had any cancellations. I thought I was on a good streak. It didn’t happen that way when I pulled in — when they cancelled my flight,” […]

  • Sources: Police investigate murder-suicide involving Milwaukee police officer

    MILWAUKEE — A domestic violence situation turns deadly on Milwaukee’s northwest side. Two people are now dead and one of them is a Milwaukee police officer. Multiple sources tell FOX6 News it was a murder-suicide. “There’s no words when you are dealing with a tragedy or a loss of life. There’s no words,” said Paul Prostinak, longtime resident. BREAKING: On the scene of a shooting near 92nd and Goodrich. @fox6now pic.twitter.com/OdKMelvWoD — Angelica Sanchez (@AngSanchezFox6) March 11, 2017 The situation […]