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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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    Counting the city’s homeless: Why homelessness is becoming a bigger problem in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Volunteers in Milwaukee are measuring the city’s homelessness problem — and officials say it’s becoming a bigger problem here, for a reason that may surprise you. In a city where the skyline is populated by high-rises and other buildings, there is a population just under the surface — or in this case, under the North Avenue bridge, that is slowly becoming more noticeable. If you know where to look, you can find them — and what little […]

  • Naomi Guerrero

    Unimaginable grief: Family members, friends of five-year-old girl struck by van hold vigil in her honor

    RACINE/KENOSHA (WITI) — Family members and friends of five-year-old Naomi Guerrero held a vigil in her honor on Tuesday evening. They were too shaken up to go to the scene where Guerrero died, so they held the vigil near the little girl’s Kenosha home. The five-year-old girl was killed on Saturday afternoon, July 26th — when she was run over in a driveway in Racine. It happened shortly before 3:00 p.m. Saturday. Police say Guerrero was struck by a van […]

  • Milwaukee police

    “A lot of police out here:” Increased police presence continues near 37th & Hadley after young children shot

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Sunday, July 27th was the third of four days of increased police presence in the area near 37th and Hadley. This, after two young children suffered gunshot wounds when they were struck by gunfire during a gun battle that occurred last week in the area. “I’ve seen a lot of police out here — cops on bikes and squads, so it’s been nice. It’s been really cool,” neighbor Travionne Betty said. A 10-year-old boy and an 11-year-old […]

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    “What happened last night was once again, insane:” Chief Flynn, Mayor Barrett enraged after children shot

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn announced during a press conference on Thursday afternoon, July 24th a 39-year-old man is in custody in connection with the shooting of two young children Wednesday night near 37th and Hadley. The shooting happened just before 7:15 p.m. Wednesday. A homeowner’s surveillance video shows four people rushing from a home following the shooting. Chief Flynn says the 39-year-old suspect was on probation at the time of the shooting, and was just recently […]

  • fond du lac naked man

    Police in Fond du Lac urging folks to keep their homes secured, after learning of naked home intruder

    FOND DU LAC (WITI) — The Fond du Lac Police Department is asking residents to ensure that doors and windows are secured — after learning of a naked man entering or lurking outside of homes in the Primrose Lane area of the city of Fond du Lac. Police say they are investigating two reports — and neighbors are shocked. “I’m speechless. That’s just…I don’t think I have words to describe that. There’s none that come to mind. Milwaukee maybe. Sheboygan…maybe. […]

  • Gunshots on I-43: Authorities investigate confirmed shooting near Brown Deer Rd.

    MILWAUKEE CO. (WITI) — The Milwaukee County Sheriff is investigating a confirmed shooting that happened on northbound I-43 near Brown Deer Rd. on Tuesday afternoon, July 22nd. Two vehicles were involved in a gun battle. One of those vehicles hit a wall before it crossed the highway and ended up in a ditch. No one was injured. Three people were arrested at the shooting scene. That includes the driver of the vehicle that crashed as well two others in the vehicle. Initially the […]

  • 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 […]