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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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  • U.S. Attorney Greg Haanstad

    “Expect this to make a significant dent:” Federal indictment charges 18 people with conspiring to distribute heroin

    MILWAUKEE — A significant dent in Milwaukee’s heroin epidemic. That’s how officials describe their roundup of 16 alleged dealers Tuesday morning, June 14th. They say their work on this case goes back several months, if not longer. Officials says this was a structured organization that fueled drugs like heroin, cocaine and marijuana into the Milwaukee area. “There is a heroin epidemic in the city of Milwaukee and surrounding areas,” said Greg Haanstad, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. […]

  • Vigil for Orlando in Milwaukee - Eder Flag

    “We felt it necessary to support:” Eder Flag donates 800 American, LGBT flags to Milwaukee for vigil

    MILWAUKEE — There were hundreds of American and rainbow flags at a vigil in Milwaukee Monday evening, June 13th in honor of the 49 people who lost their lives in a mass shooting at a gay nightclub Sunday in Orlando, and those flags were a gift from Eder Flag in Oak Creek — a company with ties to Orlando. In times of trouble, people unite behind the flag. It was powerful Monday to see two flags together in Milwaukee after […]

  • Robert Larson and Jonathan Miller

    Denied for a third time: Convicted sex offenders will not be moving into home in Lomira

    LOMIRA — Officials with the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office say two convicted sex offenders, who were set to move into a home in Lomira after their placement was approved by a judge will not be able to live at that home because the sale of the home fell through. Sheriff Dale Schmidt said in a statement issued to FOX6 News that he received an email on Wednesday, June 8th from the Department of Health Services indicating the sale of the […]

  • Carjacking

    “They have my keys:” Woman who was carjacked says she still fears for her safety despite five arrests

    MILWAUKEE — Five teenagers were arrested after a carjacking that happened in Milwaukee and subsequent pursuit that ended in Washington County — and one of those teenagers has been charged as an adult. But the victim whose vehicle was stolen outside a Ross store in Milwaukee says she still fears for her safety. “It was so fast. It was like, I didn’t have time to react,” the victim said. The carjacking happened outside the Ross clothing store at 27th and […]

  • Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn

    MPD: Criminals from north side target south side because “fewer people on south side are armed”

    MILWAUKEE — There is concern over crime on Milwaukee’s south side. Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn and MPD officials say there is a reason the south side is being targeted. This, as some aldermen say residents are getting frustrated — and are calling for change. Even with an increase in crime, Chief Flynn says what the south side has in its favor are strong community groups that watch over their neighborhoods and mobilize. “Let`s change the south side,” one south […]

  • Prayer circle in honor of Za'layia Jenkins

    “We want justice:” June 5th marks one month since Za’layia Jenkins shot; no one in custody

    MILWAUKEE — Sunday, June 5th marked one month since Za’layia Jenkins was shot — struck by a stray bullet while inside a home near 15th and Meinecke in Milwaukee. Those who knew and loved the nine-year-old girl who would have turned 10 years old on May 17th came together Sunday to pray and march in Za’layia’s honor. Jenkins’ mother says she now fears for her safety and the safety of her other children, her nieces and her nephews. She says […]

  • Washington County Sheriff's Office

    “There has to be consequences:” Five teens, four with criminal histories in custody after carjacking, pursuit

    WASHINGTON COUNTY — Five teenagers were taken into custody early Thursday morning, June 2nd after leading police on a pursuit into Washington County in a stolen vehicle — leading to a call for consequences from Milwaukee’s police chief and mayor. This incident began when the Washington County Sheriff’s Office was notified by the Milwaukee Police Department shortly after 12:30 a.m. of a high speed pursuit entering Washington County. The vehicle that was being pursued by Milwaukee Police Department was reported as stolen in […]

  • Video: Clerk bloodied in liquor store robbery in Greenfield

    Video: Clerk bloodied in liquor store robbery in Greenfield: “For liquor? Come on now, ridiculous”

    GREENFIELD — Greenfield police are investigating the robbery of a liquor store at the corner of 43rd and Howard on Tuesday afternoon, May 24th that left the store clerk injured. This may not be the first time the suspects involved have targeted this store. “This shouldn`t happen to anybody. This is ridiculous,” a witness said. It happened around 4:30 p.m. at Jen’s Beverage Center. Police say the suspects in this case were four black males, one who served as the driver. […]

  • Target on Miller Park Way

    Woman carjacked in Target lot near Miller Park: “Always thought it would happen to other people — not me”

    WEST MILWAUKEE — A woman was carjacked at gunpoint outside the Target store on Miller Park Way on Wednesday, June 1st — in broad daylight. It was a scary encounter that happened in an area where thousands of people shop every day. Police are now looking for the suspects responsible. “I always thought it would happen to other people — not to me,” the victim said. It was 10:00 a.m. Wednesday when the victim, who asked that FOX6 News not identify her, […]

  • Tequila Cole and Alanna Thomas

    Tequila Cole, one of Wisconsin’s Most Wanted, turns herself in, accused of killing young mother in 2014

    MILWAUKEE — One of Wisconsin’s Most Wanted has turned herself into police. Tequila Cole was wanted in connection with a homicide a year-and-a-half ago. The victim’s family has spent all of the time since waiting for news. Police say in 2014, Cole shot and killed a woman following an argument. Police say Cole turned herself in at the Milwaukee County Jail on Monday, May 30th. Three-and-a-half-year-old Lyric is being raised by her grandparents. “She’s just a bundle of happiness and […]

  • Edmund Estacio

    Greenfield man who is an MPD officer charged with disorderly conduct, faces internal investigation

    BROWN DEER — 42-year-old Edmund Estacio of Greenfield, who is a Milwaukee police officer, is charged with a count of disorderly conduct for an alleged incident that happened in the Village of Brown Deer on Thursday, May 19th. MPD officials say Estacio is one of their officers. As of now, he is on full suspension with MPD pending the outcome of the criminal and internal investigation. According to the criminal complaint, officers were called to a Brown Deer home at the Park […]

  • Luther Parker Cemetery in Muskego

    Cemetery controversy: Some say Civil War soldiers’ graves aren’t being cared for; “it’s a weed patch”

    MUSKEGO — A Civil War group is up in arms over the condition of a cemetery in Muskego — objecting to what they consider a lack of care shown to the graves of two soldiers. During the Memorial Day holiday weekend, there was a salute to two Civil War soldiers buried in the Luther Parker Cemetery in Muskego.  “Lt. Clarke died from wounds suffered at Chickamauga. Private Smiley over there, he died from disease,” Jeffrey Graf with Sons of Union Veterans said. […]

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