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 Milwaukee man was wounded by gunfire on his way home from Hot Spot Supermarket near 27th and Atkinson on Monday, July 15. The victim said he heard roughly five to six gunshots while walking outside the store. By the time he realized what had unfolded, the vehicle from which the shots were fired was gone, and he was wounded. “It’s senseless,” said the victim, Willie. The shooting left Willie frustrated after a routine trip almost turned deadly. […]
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police confirmed a 3-year-old girl died following a road rage shooting Saturday, July 13 on Milwaukee’s north side — and one man was taken into custody. Police said around 8:35 a.m., two vehicles almost collided near 42nd and Concordia. The driver of the vehicle with the victim inside drove away from the scene, and someone inside the other vehicle began shooting into the rear of the vehicle with the victim inside. One of those shots struck 3-year-old […]
OAK CREEK — Family members of a construction worker killed at the future Amazon fulfillment center in Oak Creek are grieving after his sudden loss. Zack Dassow leaves behind many loved ones and a baby girl expected in a few weeks. The pain comes in waves. “It hits me at all different times of the day,” said Dakota Daniels, victim’s girlfriend. Dakota Daniels remembers beginning the journey of grief as she remembers the days she spent with her boyfriend, Zack […]
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police were hopeful surveillance footage might help lead to the arrest of the men responsible for a carjacking at a gas station near Holton and North. The video showed a man making his way into the gas station on Tuesday morning, July 9. It showed him on the phone, walking around inside the store. A few seconds later, another man was seen wearing green pants and a Nike hooded sweatshirt. Roughly around the same time they arrived, […]
MILWAUKEE — A man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle near 91st and Brown Deer Tuesday morning, July 9. The father of the victim identified him as Allen Seiler Jr. Squads and officers rushed to secure the scene moments after the man was hit around 9 a.m. “It was officers trying to resuscitate the individual,” said Leonard Gilmore, witness. The striking driver, a woman, 33, stayed at the scene. Marvell Harmon said he saw it happen. “He […]
RACINE COUNTY — Area law enforcement agencies are stepping up patrols during the long holiday weekend. That includes authorities in Racine, saturating I-94 and other portions of the county. On Saturday, July 6 FOX6 News got to ride along with a Racine County deputy as he worked to protect the people on the road and assist at the scene of a crash. With radar in hand, Deputy Tommy Sharrett focused on interstate traffic in Racine County on Saturday. “It’s a […]
MILWAUKEE — Summerfest may be in its final days but crowds were out in full force on for food, fun and live music on Friday, July 5. On the ninth day of the festival, the Big Gig gave fans more than drummers drumming. “It seems like everyone is in an upbeat mood this year,” said Hayden Scaggs, festival goer. T.I. is just one of the heavy hitting headliners Friday night, reeling in fans from near and far. “I’m here to see […]
RACINE — Severe weather swept through portions of Racine Tuesday evening, July 2 — leaving behind major damage and power outages. Now, the cleanup is fully underway. Chainsaws roared on Wednesday as crews cleaned up what is left behind from a powerful storm. The whipping winds downed a tree in Floyd Eck’s front yard on N. Main in Racine. Eck was away when the tree came crashing down. “When we got home, you could not see the driveway. It was […]
MILWAUKEE — A suspected drunk driver is arrested after a fiery crash on the streets of Milwaukee. An explosion and the sound of sirens could be heard as flames consumed the car on Monday night. “I heard the tires explode. That’s when I knew it was melting metal,” said Albert Barbier, a witness to the wreck. Barbier recorded video of the scene near 33rd and Highland in Milwaukee shortly after the car crashed. He watched the flames build by the […]
MILWAUKEE — Thousands of fans filled the seats of Miller Park on Saturday, June 29 to catch the team face off against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Before the first crack of the bat, the sounds of tailgating season were in full swing outside the stadium. “It is steaming hot right now over this grill,” said Willie Ortiz, baseball fan. A sizzling, smoky grill was being manned by Willie Ortiz for a special celebration. “Today is my nephew’s birthday so we’re over […]
SOUTH MILWAUKEE — A diving trip left at least one person dead and another missing in the waters of Lake Michigan. Crews searched off the coast of South Milwaukee for much of the afternoon on Friday, June 28. The initial call for help was about 17 miles off shore from the U.S. Coast Guard station, located on South Lincoln Memorial Drive in Milwaukee. The Milwaukee Count Sheriff’s Office says the missing person never came to the surface following a diving […]
KENOSHA — Funeral services with full police honors were held at Carthage College on Wednesday, June 26 for Officer John Hetland. Hundreds gathered to say goodbye and salute this hero, who died while off-duty. Officer John Hetland was shot while attempting to intervene during an armed robbery at Teezers bar near 20th and Lathrop Avenue in Racine on Monday night, June 17. “It’s just horrific when something like this happens to one of our police officers,” said Niko Kamakian. Officer […]