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With a jump across Lake Michigan, Jeremy Ross landed in Milwaukee and it's a leap he's happy to make.

Jeremy joined FOX6 in December of 2005 moving from Michigan to Wisconsin. He's covered The Milwaukee Police Department, spent weeks in Green Bay following the Packers 2008 playoff run and Brett Favre's final moments in "Titletown."

During 2008 he won The Milwaukee Press Club's best feature award. Prior to Milwaukee, Jeremy worked for the NBC and FOX affiliates in Lansing, MI where he won top honors by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters. Jeremy received multiple awards from the Michigan Associated Press, ranging from breaking news to feature reporting to investigative journalism.

In 2001, Jeremy worked in Washington D.C. for the Medill News Service as a political correspondent. He received his Masters in Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and completed his undergraduate degree at The University of Michigan where he caught "the broadcasting bug." At U of M he was a play-by-play broadcaster for Michigan Hockey while working at the student cable and radio stations.


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  • diesel fuel

    Cleaning up 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel: Crews working to limit impact to environment, wildlife

    SLINGER (WITI) — The twisted metal of rail cars stretches across the tracks in the heart of Slinger. Around 8:30 Sunday night, July 20th, a Canadian National train and a Wisconsin & Southern Railroad train collided. The collision prompted the spill of 5,000 gallons of potentially flammable diesel fuel. That has crews working to limit the impact to the environment and to wildlife in the area. “Very diesely this morning — but now it’s dissipating,” Jim Schulteis said. The smell […]

  • train-2

    Two trains collide in Slinger; two taken to the hospital; more than 100 homes evacuated

    SLINGER (WITI) — Slinger Fire Chief Rick Hanke briefed the media just after midnight on Monday, July 21st after two trains collided in Slinger on Sunday night, July 20th. Two people were injured — and taken to the hospital. The collision prompted evacuations of more than 100 homes near the scene. Officials have blocked off an area from Storck Street to Kettle Moraine, and Slinger Road to Highway 60 — in the area of Slinger High School. Chief Hanke says […]

  • drowning prevention

    “Just like driving a car, you should eventually learn how to swim:” Red Cross launches “Anti-Drowning Campaign”

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Two drownings in two days this weekend — and nearly a third. The first occurred Friday evening, July 18th. 45-year-old David Schmitter’s body was pulled from a private pond on his property in the Village of Summit. On Saturday, July 19th, a 14-year-old boy was pulled from the Menomonee River in Hoyt Park in Wauwatosa. He later died. Officials in Cedarburg are crediting a lifeguard’s quick thinking in saving the life of a four-year-old boy — pulled […]

  • South Milwaukee police

    “We started locking our doors:” Police have a lead after more than a dozen guns stolen in South Milwaukee

    SOUTH MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Guns are missing from a South Milwaukee man’s home — 13 in all. They were stolen, along with several electronics. Police have a lead on who is responsible, and they owe it all to a cell phone. No formal charges have been filed in this case yet, but two departments, including South Milwaukee’s Police Department have teamed up to try to find at least one burglar. In the South Milwaukee community near Chicago and Aspen, a moving […]

  • glendale shooting

    “Me and my brother have been shot by my father:” Emotional 911 calls released in Glendale shooting case

    MILWAUKEE CO. (WITI) — Emotional 911 calls have been released in connection with an incident in Glendale in which a father is accused of shooting his own sons — one of them fatally. It happened on Thursday, June 26th at a home on W. Theresa Lane in Glendale. 20-year-old Robert Washington Jr. was killed after he was shot in the chest, and 15-year-old Wesley Washington was injured after he was shot twice in the leg. The initial 911 call comes from […]

  • miller park soccer

    “I’m really hyped up!” Thousands fill Miller Park Wednesday evening not for baseball…for soccer!

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Wednesday, July 16th was an historic day for Milwaukee’s Miller Park! The first international soccer match was played on what is normally a baseball field, after crews spent 48 hours transforming the field to prepare it for the international soccer match pitting a team from Wales against a team from Guadalajara. Thousands filled Miller Park on Wednesday evening — and soccer fans tailgate just like baseball fans do — just perhaps, a bit more intensely. It’s a place […]

  • stem cells

    “How do you thank someone for life?” Man’s cancer journey becomes a family affair

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — For more than a year, he battled cancer — but he didn’t do it alone. It became a family affair, and eventually a call to action. She flew in from Oklahoma City to Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport. It was, however, no summer vacation for Jennifer Sumner. Sumner eventually made her way to Froedtert Hospital where she was hooked up to a special machine that took her blood and harvested the precious stem cells from the liquid. By her […]

  • Sierra Guyton

    “Just put the guns down:” Sierra Guyton’s mother calls for end to violence after daughter passes away

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Nearly two months after she was shot in the head while playing on a playground near 28th and Clarke — just feet from her home, 10-year-old Sierra Guyton passed away this weekend. She was pronounced dead at Children’s Hospital at 1:35 a.m. Sunday, July 13th. A vigil was held for Monday evening in Sierra’s honor. “She was a very happy child and I am going to miss her very much,” Lois Sneed said. The kids in Room 26 […]

  • Kenosha wind damage

    “We think that’s a sign:” Kenosha home has major wind damage but one item remains untouched

    KENOSHA CO. (WITI) — The National Weather Service says a cluster of thunderstorms strengthened over southeast Wisconsin late Saturday, July 12th — and one turned severe in Kenosha. In that short time, the weather split trees and uprooted some — the damage caused by straight line winds. When the storm reached central and eastern Kenosha County around 10:30 p.m., it produced wind damage. While the posted speed limit may be 30 mph, the winds didn’t care — churning an estimated […]

  • beasley hart

    “You just came out swinging:” Illinois man accused of brutally punching man near UW-Whitewater

    WHITEWATER (WITI) —  This week, an Illinois man was accused of throwing one punch near the UW-Whitewater campus. The legal aftermath means he’ll face a felony charge in court. Now, the victim is sharing the results of the punch — and the pictures show the brutality of that one swing. The victim didn’t want to speak with FOX6 News on camera, but the pictures he shared show how just one punch can lead to life-long problems. “It usually stays quiet […]

  • walworth co

    Sheriff’s officials: Boy shot in the head in Town of Sharon in rural Walworth County

    TOWN OF SHARON (WITI) — Walworth County Sheriff’s officials were on the scene of a shooting involving two juvenile males that happened in the Town of Sharon around 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9th. It all started with a 911 call to police. The shooting incident happened in a wooded area behind a home. Sheriff’s officials say one of the juveniles is in the hospital with a gunshot wound to the head. Officials are talking with the second juvenile. Sheriff’s […]

  • We Energies

    A looming deadline: Folks waiting for proof of power outage from We Energies for food stamp benefits

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Emergency food stamp benefits are available to folks who were affected by power outages after storms pushed through on June 30th — but there’s now an additional step folks must take to qualify. People must contact We Energies to request proof they were indeed affected by a power outage — and there’s a looming deadline to apply. Bobbi Jordan depends on FoodShare benefits to help feed herself and her seven-year-old granddaughter. “I’m fixing to comb her hair. […]