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Brittany joined the FOX6 News team as a reporter in October, 2016.

She has spent several years in Milwaukee, already, working as a freelance reporter and getting to know the community. Before her move to Milwaukee, Brittany was a morning anchor/MMJ in Flint, Michigan. While there she did everything from shoot video, edit, produce and anchor.

Brittany also spent time at stations in Pennsylvania and Ohio as an anchor/reporter.

Brittany graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She was a member of the Division I Women’s Field Hockey team and competed in the Final Four semifinals. After college, she did play-by-play for field hockey and lacrosse. She called the Pennsylvania state field hockey final game in 2011. It’s safe to say she enjoys an active lifestyle!

However, her most cherished time is with her two boys and husband. They enjoy living in Whitefish Bay with their English Bulldog, Ace and cheering on the Marquette Golden Eagles basketball team.

Feel free to reach out to Brittany with a story idea or just to say hello!

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    Emily’s Story: A sister’s battle with heroin

    MILWAUKEE — From the beginning, Holly Hastings says her sister, Emily had a captivating smile and a big personality. “Always had a smile on her face and could just brighten up the room,” said Holly, Emily’s younger sister. She tells FOX6 News it was Emily’s relationship with heroin that eventually destroyed her relationship with her sister. “This simple drug it destroys so many lives,” Holly said. Holly said her sister’s addiction began at the age of 12 when she experimented […]

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    Daytime burglaries spike in Milwaukee neighborhood near 35th & Thurston

    MILWAUKEE — Broad daylight burglaries. Over the past month, a neighborhood on Milwaukee’s northwest side has been hit the hardest. FOX6 News crunched the numbers throughout the city, Milwaukee Police District 4 is not the worst when it comes to crime and burglary rates, but over the past week, there’s been a concentration of daytime burglaries in one small area. “It was a good neighborhood,” said Cedric Watkins, lives nearby. Residents are on alert. “It used to be pretty nice […]

  • Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn

    “There’s no more serious allegation:” Chief Flynn denies claims his officers are racist, biased

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn’s reaction to an 80-page ACLU lawsuit against the Milwaukee Police Department and City of Milwaukee came swiftly and firmly on Wednesday, February 22nd. While not getting into the specifics of the lawsuit, Flynn made it clear he sees this issue differently. The lawsuit claims the Milwaukee Police Department uses unconstitutional “stop and frisk” policies. It names six plaintiffs who say they were stopped because of their race — one a veteran and long-time […]

  • CJ Edwards, Trajan Edwards

    “A Day of Light:” Vigil planned in honor of young brothers killed during attempted robbery in West Allis

    WEST ALLIS — Friends and family members on Tuesday, February 21st were set to bury two teens from West Allis who were gunned down in their home during the course of an attempted robbery. Two boys, ages 14 and 13, are charged in this case. Funerals were held at 11:00 a.m. for 19-year-old CJ Edwards and 17-year-old Trajan Edwards. Trajan was a student at West Allis Central High School  — and CJ was a recent graduate. CJ Edwards was fatally shot during an attempted […]

  • Robert Rutley, MFD firefighter arrested for child porn; shots fired at MFD station on February 17th

    “It does take a toll:” Tough week for MFD after shots fired at station, firefighter arrested for child porn

    MILWAUKEE — It has been a difficult week for the Milwaukee Fire Department. Firefighters were forced to move after shots were fired at their station on Friday, February 17th, and one of their own was arrested on child pornography charges one day later. “It does take a toll on our members. When things do go wrong, you fall back on that team mentality,” Aaron Lipski, MFD deputy chief said. That team is staying strong after someone fired at least six […]

  • Guns seized in Milwaukee in 2017

    More than 300 guns seized in Milwaukee so far in 2017: “Look what our officers are up against”

    MILWAUKEE — Sawed-off shotguns, Glocks and assault rifles are just some of the weapons taken off the streets of Milwaukee so far in 2017. Just two months into the year, Milwaukee police have seized hundreds of guns. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett on Sunday, February 19th praised officers for their work, while asking legislators for help. Mayor Barrett said Sunday officers are seizing more weapons with less government funding. In 2016, MPD seized more than 2,400 guns. In 2017, they’re seizing about seven […]

  • Jason Cunningham, Valencia Carthen

    “Are ya packed?” Beaten, raped by her boyfriend, woman says MPS principal tried to run her out of town

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee woman said she was assaulted, beaten and raped by her boyfriend. Then, she says another one of his girlfriends tried to convince her not to press charges. “Meeting this man tore everything up,” the woman said. Shaken and fearful, the woman, the victim of an August rape, told her story Wednesday, February 15th — miles away from where it happened along Sherman Boulevard. Jason Cunningham, a former boyfriend, is facing two counts of second degree sexual assault, […]

  • Milwaukee Police Department

    Police: Man who impersonated officer during traffic stop in Milwaukee took off with victim’s gun!

    MILWAUKEE — A fake officer, patrolling Milwaukee’s south side? Milwaukee police confirmed for FOX6 News they’re investigating an alleged impersonation of a police officer. Police say the suspect pulled someone over, and the victim thought they were the real deal — and handed over their license and more. It happened at 18th and Oklahoma on Monday night, February 13th. Milwaukee police said around 9:30 p.m., a vehicle with a red light on top stopped another vehicle in the area. The […]

  • Apartment fire in Greenfield

    5 rescued from balconies after fire at Greenfield apartment complex; Red Cross sets up shelter

    GREENFIELD — Five people had to be rescued from balconies, and residents from a 40-unit apartment complex were being assisted by the American Red Cross after a fire Monday morning, February 13th. It happened at an apartment complex near 100th and Oklahoma around 6:30 a.m. “We could see flames inside one of the apartments, and then all of the trucks started coming — the fire trucks and the ambulances,” Angie Pollak said. When crews arrived on scene, they not only found fire […]

  • John Taylor and Al Jarreau

    “The Acrobat of Scat:” Childhood friend reflects on life of Milwaukee’s own, Al Jarreau

    MILWAUKEE — Nicknamed “The Acrobat of Scat,” Al Jarreau was a musician, a seven-time GRAMMY winner and to many in Milwaukee, he was a friend. Jarreau passed away on Sunday, February 12th in Los Angeles — but he grew up on W. Reservoir Avenue in Milwaukee. Friends in Milwaukee said they kept in touch with Jarreau. He played at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino two years ago, and he would call from time to time. His passing was a surprise to […]

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    Wide range of reaction following court ruling against President Trump’s travel ban

    MILWAUKEE — A federal appeals court won’t reinstate President Donald Trump’s travel ban. In an unanimous decision, the three-judge panel rejected the government’s main arguments. Local experts on the matter say they’re not surprised by the court’s ruling. Some people are satisfied with the decision while others are confident things will end differently. Thursday morning, February 9th, campuses across the country protested President Trump’s immigration ban. By evening, a court decision upholding a temporary restraining order on the controversial issue. […]

  • Wendler family at the White House

    Family of Trickett Wendler meets with VP Pence to discuss “Right to Try Act”

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Waukesha family was invited to the White House Tuesday, February 7th! The message they brought with them is a personal one, and it involves a terminal disease. Tim Wendler and his three children went to the Smithsonian and saw the White House, but their goal during their educational trip to the nation’s capital was to educate and push for legislation in honor of Trickett Wendler. The Wendlers got to meet with Vice President Mike Pence to […]