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Kasey Chronis joined the FOX6 News Team in January 2018 as a Multi-Media Journalist. She is excited to immerse herself in the Milwaukee community and share your stories along the way!

Prior to moving to the Badger State, Kasey spent two years covering the news in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan. She reported and anchored for WNDU-TV, NBC’s South Bend affiliate.

Kasey earned her Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University—Bloomington. Go Hoosiers! She graduated magna cum laude with a major in Journalism and a specialization in Television Broadcast. During college, Kasey interned with WTIU/WFIU, West and South Central Indiana’s PBS affiliate. She also received a second concentration in French and a minor in Psychology.

Born and raised in Chicago, Kasey attended Lane Tech College Prep High School in the city’s Roscoe Village neighborhood. She’s thrilled to remain just a short distance from family and friends!

For the latest on Kasey’s day-to-day reports, connect with her on Twitter and Facebook. If you have a story tip or idea, send her an email at

Recent Articles
  • Pastors in Milwaukee reflect on Billy Graham’s legacy: ‘No doubt he is in heaven’

    MILWAUKEE — Millions of people around the world on Wednesday, Feb. 21 remembered the life of a man many refer to as “America’s Pastor.” Billy Graham passed away at his home in North Carolina at the age of 99. During his life, Rev. Graham traveled the world, evangelizing to millions of people, praying with our nation’s presidents and serving as a “guiding light” to generations of Americans. Along the way, his mission influenced the Milwaukee community. “I don’t believe that […]

  • ‘Nothing more important:’ Rain doesn’t stop voters from casting ballot in spring primary

    MILWAUKEE — Tuesday, Feb. 20 was primary election day in Wisconsin. The only statewide race was that for Wisconsin Supreme Court. The two candidates receiving the most votes will be on the ballot in April. Some said participation in this primary is crucial. At the Zeidler Building in Milwaukee, foot traffic was slow but steady. “Certainly nothing compared to a presidential election or a gubernatorial election, but for a primary, that’s still a pretty healthy turnout,” said Neil Albrecht, executive […]

  • ‘Incredibly sad:’ Art community worries about fate of Picasso print stolen from art gallery

    MILWAUKEE — The case involving a Pablo Picasso print that vanished from a Milwaukee art gallery remains unsolved. The print is just one of 30 originally produced by the artist, making it both rare and valuable. The Picasso print, dubbed ‘Torero’ was lifted from DeLind Fine Art Appraisals, where it was on display, on Friday, Feb. 16. “It’s very disturbing to the art community,” said Leigh Mahlik, curator of UWM Art Collection and Galleries. Bill DeLind, an art appraiser, was selling […]

  • ‘Our dogs have a lot of fun:’ Trained pups pull weighted sleds at Cedarburg’s Winter Festival

    CEDARBURG — A popular competition attracted quite the crowd at Cedarburg’s Winter Festival Sunday, Feb. 18. For more than 30 years, the Alaskan Malamute Club of Wisconsin has “pulled its weight” during the city’s annual celebration of winter. “We get a big crowd here every year. They cheer the dogs on and they have a lot of fun watching, and our dogs have a lot of fun doing it,” said Scott Bell, Weight Pull Committee co-chairman. Throughout the morning and […]

  • Expert shares advice on how to talk to your kids about deadly school shootings

    OCONOMOWOC — Trying to explain the Parkland, Florida school shooting to your kids might be difficult. FOX6 sat down with an expert who shared some advice on how to break the ice. “Parents might be anxious and frightened themselves,” said Dr. Beth Johnson, Lakefront Wellness Center director. Dr. Johnson is a clinical psychologist with 25 years of experience. “‘Are you OK?’ is a great place to start. ‘Can you tell me about it?’ But don’t flood them with 10,000 questions. Give […]

  • Snow-covered and slippery: MCTS driver, passenger help woman who fell while crossing street 👍

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Transit System has shared yet another story of kindness by one of its drivers — as well as a passenger. On Feb. 5, a snowy day, Michael Karges was driving his usual bus route. “Leading up to it, my first reaction when I was watching her cross the street was ‘what is she doing out here on a day like today?'” said Karges. Along 76th St. near Cold Spring Rd., a woman with walking aids […]

  • Fatal wreck: Tow truck driver suffers medical issue, crashes into Pewaukee home

    PEWAUKEE — A tow truck crashed into a home along Wisconsin Ave. in Pewaukee late Monday, Feb. 12, killing the driver. It’s believed a medical issue led to the crash and caused his death. The driver, who hasn’t been identified, was towing a vehicle when something went horribly wrong. “I heard just a really, really loud bang, kind of a metal on metal kind of thing,” said Charlie Smart, neighbor. The “loud bang” was the sound of the tow truck […]

  • ‘My rights have been trampled on:’ MU professor’s equipment seized while filming wolf poaching documentary

    MILWAUKEE — A Marquette University professor had $10,000 worth of equipment seized while filming a documentary in northern Wisconsin. “These are my First Amendment rights. These are also my rights as a professional documentary filmmaker that have been trampled on,” Joseph Brown, assistant professor of digital media with the Diederich College of Communication at MU said. In January, Brown was embedded with the “Wolf Patrol,” an activist group, in Forest County, Wisconsin — documenting hunting activities when tensions started to […]

  • ‘On my bucket list:’ Door County Sled Dogs offer rides in Milwaukee in celebration of their birthdays 🎂

    MILWAUKEE — The Door County Sled Dogs on Sunday, Feb. 11 were in Milwaukee celebrating their birthday. For the first time in three years, there was enough snow on the ground for fans to take a ride. “This is fabulous. This is so wonderful because these dogs need it,” Mara Nelson, a volunteer said. “We give the dogs a job, which is to help pull the sled and they love it. They look forward to it. We tell our dogs ‘it’s […]

  • Fighting opioid crisis: Milwaukee Fire Departments offering pre-paid envelopes for leftover pills

    MILWAUKEE — Prescription drug abuse is spiraling into an overwhelming dilemma, and the opioid crisis is something our nation grapples with every day. In response, local firefighters are working to fight addiction in our neighborhoods. Thursday, Feb. 8, the Milwaukee Fire Department announced its involvement in a drug take back program. “We’re going to assume that you’re one of our neighbors and you need to get rid of some pills,” said Milwaukee Fire Chief Mark Rohlfing. Totally confidential, no questions […]

  • ‘Engaging with the kids:’ FBI agents mentor Trowbridge School students as part of nationwide program

    MILWAUKEE — A lucky group of children from Milwaukee are getting a firsthand look at what it means to be part of the FBI. Trowbridge School is partnering with the FBI to encourage students to make good choices. The FBI Milwaukee is taking the school under its wing as part of the FBI’s nationwide Adopt-A-School program. “It has an unbelievable effect on a young man or a young lady,” Leonard Peace, FBI Milwaukee public affairs officer said. “Maybe they don’t […]

  • Wall Street’s volatility may be ‘a bit unnerving,’ but experts advise against panic

    MILWAUKEE — Tuesday, Feb. 6 was an erratic day on Wall Street. It pointed toward another day of losses after the largest single-day point drop in history on Monday, but it did not end that way — finishing up more than 560 points. The week’s volatility comes after months of steady gains and record-breaking stock prices. That’s why financial advisers say you should not panic. “It is a bit unnerving to have such a drop within a two-day period,” said George […]