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Okay, so there is an "I" in I-Team. But don't be fooled. There's a lot more team than meets the eye. There is, of course, my co-investigator Meghan Dwyer. Our producers, Steve Davis and LeeAnn Watson. Our extraordinary editor, Dave Michuda. And some of the best photojournalists in the business.

As for the "I" - Well, I was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri (Pattonville High School). I got my bachelors degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. And I've worked in both radio and television in Missouri, Iowa, and Wisconsin.

I love snow skiing, soccer, Texas Hold 'Em, the St. Louis Cardinals, and ice cold beer (not necessarily in that order).

I have a passion for my work. But there is no greater joy in my life than being a dad.


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    “You have 30 seconds to take that towel off:” Prosecutors say ‘sextortion’ is a growing problem

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — What would you do to keep nude images of yourself from going public? For a growing number of people, the answer appears to be — whatever it takes. And that is giving rise to a new and disturbing category of crime, commonly known as ‘sextortion.’ It’s a form of blackmail that usually involves threats to release sexual images of a victim unless the victim pays money or performs sexual favors. It’s happening to adults and kids in […]

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    “Protect taxpayers:” Sen. Johnson to introduce bill that would require identity theft victims be notified

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (WITI) — Taking aim at identity thieves: Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisconsin) plans to introduce a bill before Congress on Wednesday, May 13th that would require the IRS to notify you if your social security number has been compromised. The bill comes two years after FOX6 Investigators exposed a system that was protecting criminals instead of taxpayers. “Our federal agencies have known for years that this was going on,” Debi Guenterberg of Princeton, Wisconsin said. Ever since identity thieves […]

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    Working the system: Bill would take “two strikes, you’re out” approach to unemployment fraud

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The unemployment insurance fund is supposed to be a safety net for people who want to work, but can’t find a job. But a FOX6 investigation finds that many of the people defrauding the unemployment system actually have jobs. They just claim they don’t, so they keep collecting benefits. In other words, they are literally working the system. In order to keep a roof over his own head, Nick Brzezinski repairs and installs them for others. For more […]

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    “Leave me alone!” Tow truck driver refuses to talk about questionable towing agreement

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — He’s back! He’s a sketchy tow truck driver with a nasty temper. And he’s still taking advantage of a new state law that cuts police out of the towing process. When FOX6 News first exposed this problem back in February, West Milwaukee police ordered the towing company at the center of the story to close up shop. So they did. A few days later, they were back in business in the city of Milwaukee. And, apparently, up […]

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    Family of Vietnam vet exposed to Agent Orange still fighting for benefits 11 years after his death

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — You know the old saying, ‘You can’t fight city hall.’ A Milwaukee woman says it’s even harder to fight the Department of Veterans Affairs. Andrea Vossekuil is convinced that her father died of a disease connected to his exposure to Agent Orange, a toxic defoliant used by American troops in Vietnam. For the last 11 years, she and her mother have been trying to prove it. The Veterans Administration has asked them to get ‘more evidence’ time […]

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    “Is our money safe?” Watertown man accused in $10M Ponzi scheme dies amid criminal investigation

    WATERTOWN (WITI) — A small town insurance agent is accused of running a $10 million Ponzi scheme. For the past few weeks, victims in this multi-million dollar scheme wondered if the man who lied to them about their investments was really dying. This week, they found out his health problems were real. It’s a fair bet Bernie Madoff has never set foot on the banks of the Rock River. But a Watertown insurance agent did a pretty good impression. “You would not think […]

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    Wisconsin appeals court says women have a right to expect privacy under their skirts, even in public

    MADISON (WITI) — A grocery store is a public place. The area under a woman’s skirt is not. That’s what a Wisconsin appeals court judge decided Wednesday in affirming the conviction of a Grafton man for attempting to take ‘upskirt’ photos of a female customer at Pick ‘n Save in 2013. Jesse Schmucker admits that he tried to take photos under the woman’s skirt to satisfy his pornography addiction, but when police arrested him, there were no incriminating pictures on […]

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    Most lawmakers agree “upskirting” is morally wrong, but is it a crime? Bill to close loophole has stalled

    MADISON (WITI) — It may be creepy, but it’s still not clear if upskirting is a crime in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Assembly approved a bill in January that would make it a felony to take secret pictures or videos under a woman’s skirt. But the bill is now stalled in the Senate. “I just (felt) very uneasy. Like someone was right up against, up against me,” an upskirting victim said. There’s no question Jesse Schmucker got busted trying to sneak perverted pictures […]

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    Who is the man who shot Trooper Casper? What was he doing in Wisconsin?

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Wisconsin Department of Justice says the man who shot and killed Wisconsin Trooper Trevor Casper is a Michigan man named Steven Timothy Snyder. Who is he? What was he doing in Wisconsin? One relative tells FOX6 News Snyder was a hard worker and a family man with a wife and a teenage son. But Investigator Bryan Polcyn uncovered something about him that his own relatives didn’t seem to know. Snyder was a master cement mason with […]

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    “You’re robbin’ folks blind!” New law cuts police out of private property towing process

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Be extra careful where you park your car!  A new state law makes it much easier for private property owners to have you towed. Tow truck drivers in Wisconsin are not required to be licensed or bonded, meaning just about anyone can tow cars. That includes convicted felons. And now, they can tow your car without even waiting for police to write a ticket. Bob Caldwell was shopping at a Save-A-Lot grocery store at 76th and Mill Road […]

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    “I never expected this to happen:” Campus crime stats may not tell the whole story

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Shopping for the right college comes with all sorts of questions. Can you afford it? Does it offer the classes you want? How’s the nightlife? For parents, there is one more important question. Is the campus safe? The FOX6 Investigators have identified the Wisconsin colleges and universities that report the most crime. But our investigation finds there is something missing from those numbers — something that could change the way you feel about campus safety. One of […]

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    Unemployment fraud: State seeks no criminal charges in 99.8% of cases

    PORT WASHINGTON (WITI) — The economy is improving, businesses are expanding and unemployment is the lowest it’s been since 2008. So why are thousands of people with jobs still claiming they’re jobless? It is a common form of fraud, but what’s far less common is jail time for those caught ripping off the unemployment system. A FOX6 investigation finds the state did not seek criminal charges against tens of thousands of people suspected of filing false claims. John Weinrich says that’s […]

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