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.
WAUWATOSA — Bronze vases used to mark and help decorate graves were snatched up by the hundreds at Pinelawn Memorial Park on Capitol Drive near Mayfair Road in Wauwatosa — the thieves getting away with tens of thousands of dollars’ worth. Even on a bitterly cold day, Steve Itsines found warmth visiting his son’s gravesite Tuesday, Nov. 12. “He’s been gone for about a year,” said Itsines. “I play a song for him. It makes me feel better, feel closer […]
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police were looking for a man accused of fondling a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee student Monday morning, Nov. 11. According to a UWM Safe Alert, it happened on Frederick Avenue near Park Place shortly before noon. Police said the man came up behind victim, grabbed her from behind, and fondled her. She screamed, and he walked away, police said. The man was described as black, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt that possibly had a metallic black adidas symbol […]
RACINE — As two men slept in a Racine home early Sunday, Nov. 10, fire burned above them. They told FOX6 News they were grateful to be alive after a stranger called 911, and firefighters jumped into action to save them. The Racine Fire Department responded to the area near 19th Street and Arthur Street for a reported fire on the roof of a residence around 3:30 a.m. Roy Nantu said he was sound asleep at the time — waking […]
SAUKVILLE — A beloved swim instructor and hard-working co-worker. That is how an Ozaukee County YMCA employee is being remembered after dying in a car crash on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Nicholas Schrott was headed to work on Wednesday morning when authorities say the car he was driving crashed into a semi. Schrott’s smile was a gentle greeting at the YMCA in Port Washington, where he helped man the front desk. Happy, dressed up as Harry Potter or the “Where Waldo?” […]
MILWAUKEE — Three men targeted a taco truck near 11th Street and Becher Street in Milwaukee on Oct. 22, but what they were looking for wasn’t on the menu. Instead, they went straight for the cash inside the register. Police on Wednesday, Nov. 6 asked for help identifying them — releasing surveillance images. Milwaukee police need your help identifying three men accused of robbing a taco truck near 11th Street and Becher Street on Oct. 22. It happened around 11:45 […]
MILWAUKEE — On the heels of two hit-and-run crashes involving children in less than two weeks — one of them fatal — dozens attended a town hall meeting to discuss reckless driving in Milwaukee on Tuesday night, Nov. 5. People who gathered at the Nigerian Community Center on Appleton Avenue said they’re fed up. The meeting was led by Milwaukee Alderwoman Nikiya Dodd, Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales, and Milwaukee County Judge Derek Mosely, with a goal of discussing possible […]
CAMPBELLSPORT — Fire destroyed a chapel at Camp Vista in the Township of Osceola in Fond du Lac County on Oct. 24, 2018. More than a year later, on Monday, Nov. 4, FOX6 News learned more about the plans to rebuild the chapel in the footprint of the old one. Fire incinerated the main chapel at Camp Vista, but camp leaders remained positive, hopeful a new place of worship would soon rise from the ashes. “When you need something and […]
MILWAUKEE — Clarence Taper, a husband, father, and grandfather simply trying to make ends meet was murdered on the job in 2017 while delivering pizzas in Milwaukee. On Sunday, Nov. 3, FOX6 News got a tour of a building set to become Uncle Clarence’s Comedy Corner off of Servite Drive and Brown Deer Road in Milwaukee, scheduled to open later in November in his honor. Family said Taper was a man who made many people laugh. “It was like, two […]
MILWAUKEE — A string of crimes is committed using a van stolen from a local shelter. Now, one man is charged in connection with the night of recklessness. On Milwaukee’s east side, crime is not unheard of. But there is a different feeling when crime comes close. “Yeah, it doesn’t make me feel the greatest about living here,” said Paul Gierach. Late Friday night, an attempted armed robbery happened outside Gierach’s Cramer Street home. Prosecutors say an Uber Eats driver […]
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County prosecutors were granted a 72-hour extension on Wednesday, Oct. 30 to hold 19-year-old Daetwan Robinson, a suspect in the fatal hit-and-run crash that happened at 22nd Street and Center Street Thursday, Oct. 24. Robinson is not charged in the case at this time — and is presumed innocent. Milwaukee police said “several persons of interest” were in custody after the hit-and-run crash. Two girls, 4-year-old Amea Gee and 6-year-old Alisa Gee, died from injuries suffered in […]
MILWAUKEE — A thief stole a valuable piece of jewelry from a spiritual shop on Milwaukee’s south side — swiping the necklace in just seconds before running off with an accomplice. Elizabeth Cruz said she takes pride in caring for every customer. “That’s the goal,” said Cruz. “To help people find what they’re looking for and help them get the things they need to do their work.” The crime happened at Botanica Milagro De La Cruz on Cesar Chavez Drive […]
MILWAUKEE — In commemoration of National Move Over Day Saturday, Oct. 19, two Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputies hurt by drivers who failed to follow Wisconsin’s Move Over Law shared their stories of survival with FOX6 News, as the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office launched a campaign aimed at showcasing the humans behind the badges. State law requires drivers to move over or slow down for stopped emergency vehicles, but a lot of drivers either don’t know the law or choose to […]