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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
  • Police report at least 7 vehicle break-ins in Caledonia: ‘They tried going through each car’

    CALEDONIA — Police in Caledonia issued a warning to residents after at least seven vehicle break-ins that happened in the middle of the night over the weekend, in the southeast area of the village. At least one incident was caught on camera. “It’s very family-oriented. We love living over here,” said Doug Alton. Neighbors living near Carter and Dundee Drive were stunned by the string of break-ins. “A little shocked. I was surprised that it happened,” said Kevin Benedict. Benedict’s […]

  • ‘Jesus forgives me:’ Prosecutors say South Milwaukee man stabbed woman in wheelchair 116 times

    SOUTH MILWAUKEE — A South Milwaukee man has been charged in the brutal stabbing of a woman found covered in blood in a wheelchair. Kehinde Afolayan, 31, faces one count of first degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon. The fatal stabbing happened on Friday, Jan. 11 near 5th Avenue and Clark Avenue in South Milwaukee. According to a criminal complaint, police responded to a lower unit at a four-unit apartment building, where they found the 62-year-old female victim […]

  • Jayme Closs settling in surrounded by loved ones: ‘It will be a long road’

    BARRON — It’s a reunion months in the making. After nearly 90 days of being held against her will, Jayme Closs is finally home. New images released Saturday, Jan. 12 show the 13-year-old comforted by her aunt and beloved pets. “We knew she was still there. We knew. We had faith every day,” said Jayme Closs’ aunt, Kelly Englehardt. Jayme’s aunt wrote on the teen’s return to normalcy saying, “It will be a long road but we are family strong […]

  • Jayme Closs found alive brings overwhelming joy to Barron; ‘The power of prayer — it worked’ 

    BARRON COUNTY — The news of 13-year-old Jayme Closs being found alive has the entire community of Barron County letting out a huge sigh of relief. It was a stunning discovery. Jayme was missing for 88 days. Throughout the months, her family, the community and law enforcement never gave up hope. “In cases like this, we often need a big break. It was Jayme herself that gave us that break,” said Justin Tolomeo, FBI. Jayme found her way to safety […]

  • Sources: Remains of 2 bodies found in burn pit in Walworth County

    EAST TROY — Sources tell FOX6 News Walworth County authorities are investigating after two bodies were found on a property near Woodfield Court and Highway J in East Troy. Officials arrived at the property on Thursday, Jan. 10, and shut down a portion of Highway J while crews from multiple agencies swarmed the scene. This is a Franklin Police Department investigation but they have not confirmed any details to FOX6 News. “It looks like they’re looking for somebody or something,” said Daniel […]

  • Racine police investigate shooting that left 36-year-old man dead; no one in custody

    RACINE — Racine police are investigating a fatal shooting. Authorities said officers responded to an alley on Hickory Grove Avenue near De Koven Avenue for a report of shots fired about 4:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10. The found a 36-year-old man with gunshot wounds. Life-saving efforts were unsuccessful. Police said no one is in custody for the homicide.

  • Mount Pleasant police: Suspect in custody in hit-and-run that took life of young bicyclist

    MOUNT PLEASANT — A Racine bicyclist died at the hospital after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Mount Pleasant late Monday, Jan. 7. Police identified the victim as 18-year-old Teren Cagle. He died at Froedtert Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 8. On Tuesday night, police said the striking driver, a 71-year-old Kenosha man, was arrested on charges of hit-and-run, causing death. He was being held at the Racine County Jail in lieu of cash bond. He was identified by police […]

  • ‘Make sure we have the financing:’ City leaders work to expand route of The Hop

    MILWAUKEE — Leaders are working to expand the city’s new streetcar to different portions of Milwaukee. They’re progressively working to extend The Hop’s service. Right now, they are doing preliminary engineering and solidifying funding. On the first Saturday night of the new year, the city’s streetcar is seamlessly chugging along. “I love The Hop. I think it’s a great thing for Milwaukee,” said Emily Bultman, rider. For Emily Bultman, The Hop is the ideal way to get to some of […]

  • ‘She is a warrior:’ Milwaukee woman hospitalized after being struck by hit-and-run driver

    MILWAUKEE — Police are searching for a driver who crashed into a woman on Milwaukee’s south side on Thursday, Jan. 3 and drove off. Cellphone video shows first responders actively helping a woman, desperately in need. “She was crying and shaking,” said Frank Viera. The chaos was captured by Viera just moments after Mario Prado was struck by a car near 7th and Lapham on Thursday morning. Witnesses say the impact was intense. “All the way from the white line, […]

  • Grafton officer helps woman having medical emergency during flight: ‘It’s what we were trained for’

    GRAFTON — A Grafton police officer is being applauded for taking heroic measures during a recent flight. He jumped into action when a woman a few rows away began having a medical emergency. Officer Andrew Mammen, 35, is a former emergency medical technician (EMT). That training came in handy back on Dec. 17 — as he sat on a Spirit Airlines flight from Florida to Chicago. “The flight attendants asked for anyone on the plane who had medical training,” Mammen […]

  • Medical examiner: Woman who died when SUV went into KK River was pregnant; 3rd suspect arrested

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police on Wednesday, Jan. 2 released surveillance video showing a pursuit that ended when a Black Chevy Trailblazer went into the KK River on New Year’s Eve — Monday, Dec. 31. Three people were killed — positively identified by police as Shannon Nehmer, 19, Charles Barefield, 29 and Annamelia Hernandez, 2. The medical examiner confirmed for FOX6 News Shannan Nehmer was “several weeks” pregnant at the time of her death. Police said this all started with separate […]

  • 3 dead, including 2-year-old, after fleeing vehicle plunged into KK River on NYE

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County medical examiner confirmed for FOX6 News a man, 29, and a 2-year-old girl were inside a vehicle that was pulled from the KK River Tuesday — after entering the water during a pursuit on New Year’s Eve. One person, a woman, 19, was initially recovered on Monday night, Dec. 31. Despite life-saving efforts, she died at the scene. The vehicle was pulled from the water just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. According to police, […]