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.
MILWAUKEE — A 7-year-old boy was struck by a stray bullet while sleeping inside a car. Kamirion Smith was shot near 5th and Concordia Thursday night, May 16, and is fighting to recover while detectives look for a suspect. “It hurts. I didn’t think it would ever be me,” said Kenneth Smith, victim’s father. For Kenneth Smith, Kamirion’s father, the emotion is raw after his 7-year-old son was wounded by gunfire. “He’s a good kid. He called me everyday. He […]
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department needs the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for the aggravated assault of a Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) bus driver near 76th and Appleton on Wednesday, May 15. “It was a disturbing incident. Certainly disturbing for the driver and the passengers,” said Kristina Hoffman, MCTS Director of Marketing and Communications. Officials say the suspect refused to pay the bus fare around 3:30 p.m. When confronted by the driver that she had to […]
ST. FRANCIS — Police in St. Francis are searching for the woman responsible for robbing an 87-year-old man in right in front of his home. The unknown person is accused of getting away with an undisclosed amount of cash. The brazen robbery played out in broad daylight in a quiet St. Francis neighborhood, near South Pennsylvania Avenue on May 5. A surveillance camera captured a black Dodge RAM pickup in the area. Court records state a female passenger got out […]
MILWAUKEE — A police pursuit ended in a bad crash on Milwaukee’s north side Sunday, May 12. It all started when officers began to chase a reckless driver near 58th and Hampton, and ended when the fleeing driver crashed into a tree and the vehicle caught fire. “This is really, really bad,” a woman said in cellphone video. Neighbors watched as the vehicle was consumed by fire. The inferno sparked chaos in the street after the fleeing driver was ejected. […]
LAKE GENEVA — Police worked through the night to track down Modesto Esparza, wanted on drug charges. Genoa City police said on Monday, May 13, a search warrant was executed at a home in the village, where multiple people were arrested on drug and bail jumping charges from February when another search warrant was executed there. Police said Esparza, described as the primary suspect in the case, eluded officers in the parking lot of the Home Depot in Lake Geneva. […]
KENOSHA — A Kenosha teenager was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend on Thursday, May 9, police and family said. The shooting left 15-year-old Kaylie Juga dead and her mother, Stephanie Juga, injured. Kaylie Juga found joy in helping others. “She was brilliant. She was silly. She was full of smiles,” said Netasha Ruffolo, family friend. Juga was a focused student-athlete and Bradford High School cheerleader with a love for family and friends. “She was sweet. She was innocent,” said […]
KENOSHA — Martice Fuller, 15, wanted in connection to a shooting that left a 15-year-old girl dead and her 39-year-old mother seriously injured, was taken into custody Friday morning, May 10. Police say the shooting happened inside the Juga home on 66th Street in Kenosha Thursday, May 9. Pink ribbons now wrap around trees in the Kenosha neighborhood. “We all had the same feeling in our heart that we wanted this family, their close friends and associates to know we’re […]
MILWAUKEE — With measles declared a public health emergency amid a surge in cases across the country, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin officials opted to open vaccination clinics. Measles has turned up in nearby states like Michigan and Iowa in 2019. Doctors believe it’s only a matter of time before a case is confirmed in Wisconsin. “Horrible. It was just spots everywhere,” said Renate Flanders. Flanders fought the disease as a young girl in England. She spoke with FOX6 News Thursday, […]
MILWAUKEE — FOX6 News on Wednesday, May 8 obtained surveillance video showing the moments after an officer-involved shooting that left one man dead and another under arrest. It happened Tuesday morning, May 7 near 7th and Mitchell as police searched for Victor Cintron, Jr., wanted in connection with a homicide that happened Friday, May 3 near 27th and Hayes. Police said while conducting surveillance in the area, three plain-clothes officers in a vehicle were approached by two men — one […]
MILWAUKEE — An officer-involved shooting near 7th and Mitchell in Milwaukee Tuesday morning, May 7 left one man dead and another under arrest. It happened as officers searched for Victor Cintron Jr., wanted for a homicide that happened Friday, May 3. “Chaotic. That’s the only word I can come up with is chaotic this morning,” said Thomas, neighbor. FOX6 News found bullet holes lining the windows of a vehicle parked in the area. “I seen the cops come out and […]
WAUKEGAN, Ill. — A fiery plant explosion rocked Waukegan, Illinois Friday night, May 3. Two people were killed and at least two others are still unaccounted for. The blast was so powerful people heard it across the state line. “Total devastation to basically see nothing left but the shell of a building,” said Jason Martinez, lives nearby. The fiery blast happened at AB Specialty Silicones — located about 40 miles north of Chicago — Friday night around 9:30 p.m. First […]
GRAFTON — A Grafton man was found stabbed to death inside his home Friday, May 3. Police say it’s the first homicide to happen in the village in almost four decades. Officials say officers responded to the corner of 9th and Spring Streets around 2:30 a.m. Friday for a welfare check. At the location, officers located an 18-year-old female subject — and got medical assistance for her. Officials say that woman is from California and appears to have been in Grafton […]