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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 kasey.chronis@fox6now.com.

Recent Articles
  • ‘It’s a lifesaver:’ Hunger Task Force kicks off Summer Meals program for Milwaukee-area kids

    MILWAUKEE — Thousands of Milwaukee-area kids are eager to run right into summer break. While their minds may be off the books for a few months, community members want to make sure their stomachs aren’t taking the heat. “We want to make sure every child, every child, regardless of their economic status, has the opportunity to thrive and grow,” said Senator LaTonya Johnson, (D-Milwaukee). “It means they won’t suffer from the impact of hunger, which causes headaches and stomachaches for kids,” […]

  • ‘I’ve just been shot!’ 2 in custody after man, 18, struck by gunfire in downtown Port Washington

    PORT WASHINGTON — Two suspects were taken into custody Monday, May 21 after a man, 18, was shot during an attempted carjacking Sunday night in downtown Port Washington. Police said the first was arrested shortly before 11 a.m. He is a man, 21, who was taken into custody without incident. He was arrested while walking near an apartment — after police learned the suspects may have been hiding there. The second suspect was taken into custody just after 2 p.m. […]

  • MU’s Class of 2018 last to graduate at BMO Harris Bradley Center: ‘Adds another layer of emotion’

    MILWAUKEE — Thousands of Marquette University students on Sunday, May 20 moved their tassels from right to left and earned their diplomas. Jeannie Gaffigan, a Marquette alumna, and her husband Jim, Marquette’s commencement speakers, encouraged new graduates to make a pledge. “Good morning honored graduates of…what’s that word?” said Jim Gaffigan. “Marquette,” said Jeannie Gaffigan. Comic Jim Gaffigan and his other half addressed Marquette’s Class of 2018 on Sunday. A Golden Eagle herself, Jeannie Gaffigan’s roots are in Milwaukee. “It’s […]

  • ‘I am with you always:’ Trinity Lutheran officials release photo showing damage inside church after fire

    MILWAUKEE — Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church officials on Thursday, May 17 released a photo showing some of the damage to the interior of the church after Tuesday’s massive, four-alarm fire. In an update on Wednesday, fire officials said the blaze caused an estimated $17 million in damage to the historic church — $13 million to the building itself and another $4 million to the contents within the building. Milwaukee Fire Chief Mark Rohlfing said the fire started on the roof, which […]

  • ‘We’ll be gifted again:’ Trinity Lutheran Church members heartbroken, yet optimistic after 4-alarm fire

    MILWAUKEE — Devastation and heartbreak echoed through the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church community Wednesday, May 16 after the four-alarm blaze on Tuesday. With the falling steeple, more than a century of history came down as well. Still, while much of the church may have been burned in the fire, the community’s spirit certainly wasn’t. Almost as old as the city of Milwaukee itself, German immigrants founded Trinity Lutheran Church in 1847. “This is a real foundation, a pillar of German […]

  • ‘Encouraging the chickens to fight:’ Men accused of cockfighting at Mequon farm plead not guilty

    OZAUKEE COUNTY — Two Milwaukee men accused of cockfighting at a Mequon property pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, May 15. Both men were arrested in March, after police were tipped off about possible animal cruelty. The detective who investigated the claim took the stand Tuesday in an Ozaukee County courtroom. He explained what he saw the defendants doing and what he says they admitted to him. “I could clearly see him setting several chickens in front of each other and […]

  • Rain leads to swollen waterways in Caledonia: ‘The worst it’s been in the last couple of years’

    CALEDONIA — Southeast Wisconsin has already received heavy rainfall this May with over than five inches in Milwaukee and more on the way on Monday, May 14. Racine County has been among the most affected, as the rain has led to swollen waterways in the area. Linwood Park didn’t look like much of a park at all Monday — with some of the benches submerged in water. This, as the fast-moving Root River raced behind Kate Seitz’s Caledonia home. “There’s […]

  • Moms who lost children to violence lean on each other on Mother’s Day: ‘Takes part of you away’

    MILWAUKEE — On Mother’s Day, as many celebrated with their children, others were reminded of the heartbreak they’ve endured. Milwaukee mothers who have lost children to violence leaned on each other for support on Sunday, May 13. A tattoo of her son Marcus drapes Christy Parks’ arm. He was her oldest child, and his life was cut short when he was killed in 2003. “When you lose a child, it takes a part of you away,” said Parks. Parks said […]

  • ‘Students are very excited:’ Shovels turn 1st dirt for new stadium at Milwaukee’s Vincent HS

    MILWAUKEE — After years of dealing with an uneven playing field, literally and figuratively, Vincent High School sports teams can now look forward to a stadium of their own. The school celebrated as officials broke ground on a new state-of-the-art sports facility on Thursday, May 10. “Imagine going to a high school that doesn’t have a track and field, that doesn’t have a football field, a soccer field,” said Darienne Driver, Milwaukee Public Schools’ superintendent. “These are the opportunities that are going […]

  • ‘We will never forget:’ Hundreds attend Greater Milwaukee Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony 

    MILWAUKEE — Their sacrifices are oftentimes overlooked, but every day, officers put their lives on the line to protect us. Those brave men and women were honored at the Greater Milwaukee Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony in downtown Milwaukee on Wednesday afternoon, May 9. “Today we are here to honor the lives, the memories and the sacrifices of those who one day strapped on their gear and set out to answer the call, but never made it home,” said Milwaukee Police Chief […]

  • ‘No simple solution:’ Report explores ways to pay for new Milwaukee Co. Safety Building with $300M price tag

    MILWAUKEE — Built in 1929, the aging Milwaukee County Safety Building is not so safe anymore. The building is due for an upgrade, but money is an issue. A new report says if the county finances a new building right now, more money wouldn’t be able to be borrowed to fund other projects for years to come. “It’s a building that we can’t rehabilitate into something that is functional for the county at this point,” said Karina Henderson, communications director for […]

  • Boy, 16, already accused of attempted murder, now charged for stealing at least 20 firearms

    WAUKESHA — A teenager is accused of stealing at least 20 firearms from a gun shop during a crime spree. The burglaries happened back in January, but one of the teens involved had been making the rounds long before that. Investigators quickly discovered that he was already on their radar for attempted murder. Prentiss Adams, 16, faces several charges for his role in a Waukesha County crime spree. On January 19, two gun shops were broken into. The first — Select […]