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.
PORT WASHINGTON — Rage during an attempted rescue, body camera footage from the Port Washington Police Department shows the moments a woman injured an officer. “Ma’am we have to talk to you. I’m concerned for your welfare,” an officer is heard saying in the video. “Ma’am there’s a plow coming. You’re going to get hit by a plow. You have to get out of the way.” When the woman officers were trying to help wouldn’t follow directions, she was put […]
MILWAUKEE — Surveillance cameras captured a mad dash near 40th Street and North Avenue Monday night, Jan. 20 — as two young men ran from a vehicle they were trying to steal. One left a weapon in the snow during the chaotic few seconds that involved gunfire and changed one family forever. Just after 9:15 p.m. Monday, surveillance cameras captured a man who left his vehicle running as he entered a store in the area. Less than a minute later, […]
WEST BEND — Police said a West Bend woman who’s been inebriated behind the wheel in the past was huffing before she caused a chain-reaction crash. Dash camera video showed the moment officers arrived at Paradise Drive and Silverbrook Drive in West Bend Friday, Jan. 17. “An eastbound vehicle, approaching the intersection, struck two vehicles that were stopped at the light,” said Lt. Matthew Rohlinger. Police said an investigation revealed red flags. “If something isn’t making sense or they don’t […]
RACINE — It was minutes before closing when a woman tried to steal from a Racine cell phone store. She reached over the counter to take two iPhones, but she didn’t make it far. Kim Rebac has worked in customer service for nearly half her life, but the Racine Boost Mobile worker had never faced what happened on Monday night. “You do learn stuff along the way,” says Rebac. “I’ve never had someone rob me or attempt to before. It […]
RACINE — Racine’s Park High School was placed on lockdown Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 14 after a shooting across the street. Students said the victim, a 16-year-old, was one of their classmates. Police on Wednesday, Jan. 15 confirmed the victim is a student. Police responded to the area near 12th Street and Washington Avenue around 1:30 p.m. for a male with a gunshot wound to the leg. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries that were not life-threatening. […]
SHOREWOOD — Shorewood police on Sunday, Jan. 12 asked that residents please lock their vehicles and do not leave them unattended after two thefts in a week. One woman’s vehicle was plucked from a driveway in just 22 seconds. Samantha Biallas said she ran inside her house to grab her lunch and mistakenly left her vehicle unlocked in her driveway. By the time she walked back outside, it was gone. “It’s just a matter of seconds,” said Biallas. “I was […]
MILWAUKEE — The Green Bay Packers moved on to the NFC championship game with a 28-23 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, Jan. 12. From Lambeau Field to Milwaukee, the enthusiasm was electric as the Packers sealed their victory. The Mecca Bar & Grill in the Deer District near Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee was packed with fans for the game — on their feet until the last minute. Fans said it was stressful at times, but they had no […]
GERMANTOWN — Breaking the law when he was supposed to be teaching the rules of the road — a driving instructor was cited for being intoxicated behind the wheel. The driving instructor had a student in the car when he back into a gate at Germantown High School. The gate hit the principal — who quickly realized something wasn’t right. “As a parent, I find this shocking to the conscience,” says David Huesemann, a Germantown police detective. The unsettling situation […]
MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee furniture maker created a green and gold sofa for Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne. It was a labor of love — a passion project for a Packers celebrity superfan. “Everybody who sees that sofa, they love it, and they want it,” said Gib Fortune. “A lot of creativity, designing, planning to make sure everything fit perfectly.” Fortune had one man in mind when he created the green and gold sofa. “If there wasn’t a rapper named Lil […]
MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee high school basketball coach has lost his job for some alleged bad behavior. The school district says he was let go earlier this week for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a student. The former North Division High School coach is now out of the game and out of a coaching job, spending the night at the Milwaukee County Jail. Earlier this week, the district says it was made aware of the situation between a student […]
WEST ALLIS — One person was hurt and children shaken when a school bus crashed into a garage near 62nd Street and Lapham Street in West Allis around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7. “He pressed on the gas,” said Samantha Kullas, witness. “Definitely veered off.” The school bus ended up wedged in Ben Burki’s garage after a West Allis-West Milwaukee School District spokesman said the First Student bus “picked up six students and one staff member at Horace Mann […]
MILWAUKEE — Manuel Salazar-Gutierrez, the man Milwaukee police identified as a person of interest in a fatal Bay View crash, was charged Friday, Jan. 3 with one count of second-degree reckless homicide and one count of hit and run resulting in death. Police confirmed Sunday, Jan. 5 he was not in custody — and continued to ask for the public’s assistance finding him. Salazar-Gutierrez, 44, was described by police as 6’1″ tall, weighing 250 pounds with black hair and brown […]