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I’m proud and grateful to be a member of the Fox 6 News team. I arrived in January 2011, and you might say my “initiation” was covering the union protests in Madison, just weeks after my first day on the job.

I came to Milwaukee from Green Bay, where I reported for WFRV for two and a half years. My experiences in Green Bay included reporting on record flooding, a decades-old murder investigation, and the construction of world’s largest igloo. I inevitably became a Packers fan and had the terrible timing to leave Green Bay just two weeks before they won the Super Bowl.

Before that, I spent a year at WKBT in La Crosse working as a reporter/anchor.

During my years in TV news, I’ve been honored with Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Awards and regional Emmy nominations.

I became interested in TV news as a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After internships at WCCO in Minneapolis and NBC-15 in Madison, I landed a full-time on-air internship at WISC, where I worked throughout my senior year.

I grew up in Apple Valley, MN where I graduated from Eastview High School. Growing up, I wanted to become a writer, but I lack the patience to sit down and write a book. The fast-paced business of TV journalism is much better fit for my personality!

In my free time, I like to run outside on southeast Wisconsin’s beautiful trails, and read my kindle. I spend as much time as possible with my husband, who fortunately doesn't mind eating ham sandwiches every night while his wife is off reporting the news.

If you see me out on a story, please come over and say hello!

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  • wreck

    Teenage girls struck by pickup truck while crossing Bluemound at 62nd St.

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police say two 16-year-old girls were struck by a pickup truck as they were crossing Bluemound Road at N. 62nd Street on Tuesday afternoon, February 17th. It happened around 3:15 p.m. Police say the girls were crossing the street north to south when they were struck by an eastbound pickup truck. The girls were taken to the hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries. The pickup truck’s driver, a 29-year-old Milwaukee man remained at the scene and […]

  • sexual assault

    “I didn’t hear it:” Neighbors frustrated they couldn’t stop sexual assault of 17-year-old girl

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating a sexual assault that happened near S. 14th and Rogers about 6:45 p.m. on February 13th — and the victim is a teenager. According to police, a 17-year-old girl reports that a suspect, who was armed with a utility knife,  approached her on the street and sexually assaulted her.  The suspect also hit the victim several times before a witness responded to the victim’s calls for help and scared the suspect away. As police search […]

  • Town of Trenton Barn Fire (PHOTO: Steve King)

    “A lot of heavy smoke:” Plume of smoke visible for miles, barn a total loss after large fire in Town of Trenton

    TOWN OF TRENTON (WITI) — About a dozen fire departments were called out to a large barn fire in the Town of Trenton on Sunday, February 15th. A large plume of smoke could be seen for miles after the barn located near the intersection of County Road NN and County Road G caught fire. This, as firefighters spent hours out in the cold trying to bring the fire under control. “I can’t even see anything. It’s just smoke. The whole city knows […]

  • Adam Villodas

    U.S. Marshals on the hunt for Adam Villodas, charged with dealing drugs

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — U.S. Marshals are looking for 28-year-old Adam Villodas. Villodas is charged conspiracy to deliver cocaine, conspiracy to deliver heroin and two counts of possession of a firearm by a felon. U.S. Marshals say it was a year-long investigation that led West Allis Police to Villodas.  Law enforcement says he was part of a seven person conspiracy to supply cocaine and heroin to Milwaukee County. U.S. Marshals say the six other people involved are already in custody.  They call Villodas a large-scale […]

  • Derrick Cooper

    CAPTURED: U.S. Marshals on the hunt for Derrick Cooper, person of interest in shooting

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) —  U.S. Marshals are looking for 20-year-old Derrick Cooper. Cooper was convicted of breaking into a home in 2012 and stealing a TV and video games.  When he was released on extended supervision, he disappeared. U.S. Marshals say Cooper is also a person of interest in a November robbery on Milwaukee’s north side.  During the course of the robbery, the victim was shot. Derrick Cooper is 5’1” and weighs 190 pounds.  He has strong ties to Milwaukee. Anyone with information […]

  • fire

    An act of heroism: MPD officers credited with saving family from burning home say they were just doing their job

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Officers from the Milwaukee Police Department’s District 2 are being called heroes after they saved a family from a burning home early Thursday, February 12th. District 2 Sergeant Rebecca Carpenter was on patrol just after 1:00 a.m. when she saw a large amount of smoke in the area of S. 16th Street and W. Burnham Street. She then found a home on fire in the 1700 block of S. 15th Place. “I saw a fair amount of smoke. […]

  • Tyrone Rogers

    CAPTURED: U.S. Marshals on the prowl for Tyrone Rogers, charged with bank robbery

    TOWN OF BROOKFIELD (WITI) — U.S. Marshals are looking for 27-year-old Tyrone Rogers. Rogers is charged with robbing an Associated Bank in the Town of Brookfield in May.  U.S. Marshals say he implied he had a weapon, then made two tellers stuff money into his bag.  A criminal complaint says he got away with a substantial amount of money. U.S. Marshals say what led police to Rogers was the getaway car; a gold mini van owned by a family member of Rogers. U.S. Marshals […]

  • Powerball lottery

    A more than $500 million jackpot! Are YOU the big winner? Your Powerball numbers are…

    MADISON (WITI) — Lottery players have a chance to win a Powerball jackpot of more than $500 million ($564,100,000 to be exact) in Wednesday night’s drawing, which comes to an estimated $337.8 million cash payout.  Wednesday evening’s $500 million Powerball jackpot is the highest since May 2013 and the third highest Powerball jackpot in the game’s history. Each ticket costs $2 per play. Your Powerball numbers are: 25, 11, 54, 13, 39, Powerball: 19   Tickets had to be purchased by 9:00 p.m. to be included […]

  • Milwaukee streetcar

    Common Council gives controversial streetcar project the go-ahead, so what’s next?

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The controversial downtown Milwaukee streetcar project has received approval from the Milwaukee Common Council, and following that vote on Tuesday, February 10th, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett signed legislation to move the nearly $124 million project forward. So what’s next? The Amtrak Station in downtown Milwaukee is the starting point for Milwaukee’s streetcar. It’s a project that’s been decades in the making. “Today is truly an historic day for our city,” Mayor Barrett said. With the stroke of […]

  • Proposed Hard Rock Casino for Kenosha

    Menominee Tribe could propose $200 million for new Bucks arena in exchange for a “yes” to Kenosha casino

    MILWAUKEE/KENOSHA (WITI) — It’s a huge new offer to help fund a new arena in downtown Milwaukee — but there’s a very big string attached. According to FOX6’s radio partner WISN Radio, and its host Mark Belling, a major announcement is expected Tuesday, February 10th regarding the future of the new Milwaukee Bucks arena. Mark Belling is reporting the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin is expected to make a major financial offer in exchange for something they want — a casino […]

  • Kairii Dailey and Paul Kucharczyk

    “It’s hard to deal with:” Baby Kairii Dailey, Paul Kucharczyk remembered after deadly stabbing incident

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Loved ones gathered Sunday, February 8th to remember 39-year-old Paul Kucharczyk and five-month-old Kairii Dailey, killed in a stabbing incident that occurred near 39th and Clybourn on Friday, January 23rd. Kairii Dailey’s mother, 19-year-old Alexia and her boyfriend, 22-year-old Christopher Hamilton were injured in the stabbing. Alexia Dailey’s ex-boyfriend, 20-year-old Ruben Garcia faces charges in this case. The vigil for Paul Kucharczyk and Kairii Dailey was held in Grant Park in South Milwaukee. A Native American spiritual leader burned herbs […]

  • Antonio Coleman

    U.S. Marshals search for Antonio Coleman, sex offender with extensive history of arrests

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — U.S. Marshals are looking for 37-year-old Antonio Coleman. Coleman is a convicted sex offender with a history of arrests for armed robbery, battery and possession with intent to deliver marijuana. In 2010, U.S. Marshals say Coleman sexually assaulted a child under the age of 16. Coleman has failed to comply with the sex offender registry.  He hasn’t had contact with the Department of Corrections since July 2013. U.S. Marshals say they have information that Coleman had contact with a […]


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