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Aaron Maybin joined the FOX6 News team in 2018.

Aaron was born in Racine and grew up in Oak Creek. He graduated from Oak Creek High School before earning a B.A. in journalism from Marquette University.

Aaron comes to FOX6 News from WCSC-TV in Charleston, South Carolina. While in the Lowcountry, he followed major stories, including the federal trial of Emanuel AME Church shooter Dylann Roof, Hurricanes Irma and Matthew and South Carolina’s “1000-year” flood. In 2017, he was nominated for an EMMY award for his breaking news coverage after a deputy was shot in the line of duty.

Aaron is a member of Big Brothers Big Sisters and the National Association of Black Journalists.

Recent Articles
  • Heavy rains flood portion of I-43 near Good Hope Road, strand several motorists

    MILWAUKEE — Heavy rains caused flash flooding on the interstate Friday, Aug. 17. I-43 near Green Tree Road was shut down twice throughout with what was a frightening morning for some drivers. “By the time I got here rain was over the barrier wall,” said Nick Vliegenthart, witnessed flooding. Heavy rain inundated I-43 during the morning rush. Nick Vliegenthart watched the water rise. “Probably in a matter of 15 to 20 minutes. It got pretty deep pretty quick,” said Vliegenthart. […]

  • ‘This is nuts!’ Man in critical condition after falling from roof while running from police

    WEST ALLIS — A West Allis man is in critical condition after jumping from a rooftop as he tried to avoid police. It happened at a home near 77th and Hicks just before midnight on Wednesday, Aug. 15. “This is rare to see this. It scares me to see this,” said Ali Sontag, lives nearby. Officers focused their investigation near two West Allis homes after the man fell. “This is nuts,” said Sontag. The incident started when police responded to […]

  • Caught on camera: Man in Riverwest seen cutting locks, stealing bikes in broad daylight

    RIVERWEST — People in Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood are keeping a close eye on their bicycles after a brazen bike thief was captured on camera. Neighbors believe the thief is part of a duo responsible for a handful of bike thefts in the area. Surveillance video shows the accused serial bike thief in action. In the video, the suspect can be seen pulling out a bolt cutter and snapping a bike lock in broad daylight. “I was just amazed that this […]

  • ‘I am honored:’ Bryan Steil, Ryan’s ‘hand-picked successor’ to face Randy Bryce in 1st District race

    BURLINGTON — Bryan Steil, a former aide to House Speaker Paul Ryan, won the Wisconsin Republican primary race to replace him. Steil won Tuesday, Aug. 14 over five other competitors. Steil far outraised his opponents and secured the backing of prominent donors and Republicans, including Ryan. He will face Randy Bryce in November, who won the Democratic 1st Congressional District primary. Steil is general counsel for Charter NEX Films Inc., an independent producer of polyethylene film used for food and consumer […]

  • ‘The right guy for the job:’ Speaker Ryan campaigns for Bryan Steil, his hand-picked successor

    BURLINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan returned to the campaign trail Monday, Aug. 13 to support his potential successor. Speaker Ryan said campaigning with Bryan Steil was bittersweet. As he plans a departure from politics, he said he hopes his seat remains red. Speaker Ryan rallied a crowd in Burlington alongside his hand-picked successor to fill his House seat. “I believe Bryan is going to keep the seat. I think he is the right guy for the job, and I […]

  • Greenfield police officer injured in rollover crash during pursuit: ‘Thank God he’s OK’

    GREENFIELD — A Greenfield police officer suffered minor injuries in a rollover crash Sunday morning, Aug. 12. It happened around 9 a.m., when an on patrol saw a reckless driver traveling at a high rate of speed on Forest Home Avenue near Morgan Avenue. When the officer tried to stop the vehicle, it fled. A pursuit began, but soon ended. The vehicle was reported to have been last seen near 76th and Layton. Soon, another officer spotted the suspect vehicle traveling […]

  • Family saved by smoke detector after Racine FD installed it 4 years ago

    RACINE — A family is recovering after a fire breaks out in their Racine home that caused thousands of dollars in damages to the duplex. But a visit by the Racine Fire Department four years ago may have saved their lives. It took firefighters just a few minutes to arrive on scene and knock down the fire. It turns out, it’s not the first time they’ve been to the home. It was Wednesday morning, Aug 8. when Racine firefighters rushed […]

  • ‘Bullets don’t have a name:’ Milwaukee police investigate 8 murders in 8 days

    MILWAUKEE — There have been eight homicides in Milwaukee since Aug. 1. The latest happened Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 8. Police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that happened late Tuesday night, Aug. 7 and early Wednesday. One person died — and two others, including a 13-year-old boy, were seriously injured as a result of the shootings. Neighbors in the area of 12th and Vine thought the noise was a fireworks show. “They turned out to be gunshots,” said a cousin of […]

  • ‘So stupid:’ More than 20 markers show where bullets were fired into Milwaukee home; 2 hurt

    MILWAUKEE — Two people were injured after a home on Milwaukee’s north side was struck by gunfire late Wednesday night, Aug. 9. Police say several shots were fired into a home near 50th and Fairmount around 11:10 p.m. “It was crazy because this is a nice neighborhood,” a neighbor said. “It was a ton of police officers. Right away they taped up our whole block,” said Jocelyn Ward. A 48-year-old man received a minor gunshot injury to his right shoulder, […]

  • ‘It was hate:’ Religious statue destroyed outside St. Adalbert Parish in Milwaukee, suspect in custody

    MILWAUKEE — A religious statue was destroyed outside St. Adalbert Parish, located near 19th and Becher in Milwaukee. A suspect shattered a statue of the Virgin Mary around 8:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6. The church has placed a small statue in place of the vandalized piece. It will stay until they can get a new one. Meanwhile, the priest said he forgives the suspect responsible for the crime. “I couldn’t believe someone with so much hate would do that,” said […]

  • ‘Ridiculous:’ West Allis police seek suspects accused of breaking into home, demanding money

    WEST ALLIS — West Allis police are seeking two suspects after a home invasion near 62nd and Washington early Sunday, Aug. 5. It happened around 5 a.m. Police said the victim indicated the suspects were armed with handguns — and demanded money, but they did not get any. The suspects fled the scene on foot. Police are investigating. Neighbors called the crime alarming. “I love it because it’s so quiet and peaceful,” a neighbor said. Jennifer Frolow saw the commotion […]

  • Iron Horse Hotel hosts ‘Happy Hour’ event, a ‘last hoorah’ after city declared Bird scooters illegal to ride

    MILWAUKEE — A “last hoorah” celebration for Bird scooter lovers was held Friday, Aug. 3 at the Iron Horse Hotel. This, after city leaders passed an ordinance declaring the scooters illegal to ride on city streets. Bartenders on Friday filled up ice cold glasses of beer at the Iron Horse Hotel. “Here we have a Bells Two-Hearted Ale,” said Keanen Kopplin. It was one of several draft beers offered during the special “Happy Hour” event on Friday evening — a […]