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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
  • Active shooting suspect Anthony Tong had concealed carry permit revoked

    MIDDLETON — Investigators are combing through evidence and interviewing witnesses to figure out a motive behind the Middleton shooting. Friday, Sept. 20 Middleton Police Chief Chuck Foulke revealed the accused gunman was not even eligible to own a gun. Foulke said Anthony Tong had moved to the Madison area from South Dakota in March 2017. Tong apparently had contact with a police department in South Dakota 13 years ago on a mental health issue. Because of that, his conceal carry […]

  • WTS Paradigm employees gather belongings after Middleton shooting

    MIDDLETON — Workers from WTS Paradigm were allowed on Thursday, Sept. 20 to gather belongings left behind when an active shooter opened fire at the Middleton business Wednesday. The Dane County medical examiner identified the shooter Thursday as 43-year-old Anthony Tong. Police said three people were seriously wounded in the attack and remained hospitalized Thursday. A fourth person was grazed but a bullet. One-by-one, trucks on Thursday carried groups of workers who were holding onto the weight of what happened on […]

  • Employee says she, co-workers hid as shooting unfolded in Middleton

    MIDDLETON — A shooter opened fire inside a software company in Middleton on Wednesday, Sept. 19, wounding four people before responding officers fatally shot the Madison man as his co-workers ran from the office building or hid inside, according to police and witnesses. UW Health officials said two victims were in serious condition, one in critical condition and a fourth person was grazed. On Deming way, sheer panic consumed hundreds Wednesday morning. “Very shaky, nervous. It went really fast even […]

  • Mount Pleasant utility worker struck by vehicle dies from injuries

    MOUNT PLEASANT — A Mount Pleasant sewer utility worker was struck by a vehicle while doing his job on Monday, Sept. 17. He died from his injuries. The worker was identified as 61-year-old Daniel Huck of Racine — a 22-year veteran of the village’s sewer utility. Word of Huck’s tragic death traveled like wildfire. “It’s kind of spread through the neighborhood. Neighbors have been calling each other,” said Jeff Suita. “He’s lived here a long time and people knew him […]

  • ‘Dangerous situation:’ Boy, 15, accused of driving drunk with baby in car

    MOUNT PLEASANT — A 15-year-old boy is accused of driving drunk with an infant in the back seat. Mount Pleasant police say the baby’s mother and another teen in the car were also intoxicated. Just after 10:30 p.m. Sunday, police responded to a call about a reckless driver on the road. Someone saw the driver swerving and driving at various speeds,” said Sgt. Eric Relich of the Mount Pleasant Police Department. An officer spotted the vehicle driving roughly 25 miles […]

  • Supervisor pushes plan to cultivate hemp, generate money for Milwaukee County

    MILWAUKEE — Will Milwaukee County increase its revenue by growing hemp? That is the vision of one Milwaukee County supervisor — who says the Mitchell Park Greenhouses could grow hemp as a cash crop. “I believe we can be an industry leader in the state,” said Supervisor Sylvia Ortiz-Velez. Ortiz-Velez is pushing a proposal to study cultivating hemp as a way to generate revenue in the county. “It could be upwards of millions of dollars year. It could be very lucrative,” […]

  • Washington County Sheriff’s Office warns of phone scam; ‘Simply hang up’

    WASHINGTON COUNTY — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to be wary of a phone scam. Officials say the suspicious phone calls are being made by someone who claims to be a deputy. “It’s always the same thing. They’re trying to take money from good, hard-working citizens. We started receiving numerous phone calls from residents throughout southeast Wisconsin,” said Capt. Martin Schulteis of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office was notified on Wednesday, Sept. 12. The scammers are […]

  • Wisconsin volunteers prepared to deal with Hurricane Florence’s impact

    MILWAUKEE — American Red Cross volunteers from Wisconsin left Tuesday, Sept. 11, headed for the Carolinas and Virginia ahead of Hurricane Florence, trained to deal with whatever comes their way. Inside the Red Cross offices in Milwaukee, the volunteers prepared to deal with the impact. “I’m going because I’m trained and I like helping people,” said Hillary Wanecke, a Red Cross volunteer. Wanecke sat through orientation as she geared up to help those who may need it most. “I’ll be […]

  • MFD chief: Aldermen will be notified when placards go up on abandoned buildings

    MILWAUKEE — Officials with the Milwaukee Fire Department on Monday, Sept. 10 explained the controversial vacant structure placarding program to Milwaukee Common Council members after some aldermen expressed concerns. MFD officials told FOX6 News the placards are posted to help keep firefighters safe. A sign with one slash indicates the building is compromised and crews should enter with caution. The placards with an “X” signify the building is unsafe to enter unless there is a known life safety hazard in […]

  • Search for missing Indian Trail HS student in Lake Michigan called off

    KENOSHA COUNTY — Crews called off the search for a teen missing in Lake Michigan Friday afternoon, Sept. 7. An Indian Trail High School and Academy student disappeared after playing in the water near the North Pier in Kenosha on Thursday, Sept. 6. The lake conditions were a challenge for crews searching. They were back on the water Friday morning, scanning the lake for the missing teen who was swept away. “The water, as you can see, is pretty high; the […]

  • ‘Extremely troubling:’ Some city leaders concerned over MFD placarding program

    MILWAUKEE — Warning signs being installed by the Milwaukee Fire Department on vacant homes in the city are causing a bit of a dispute. They are being put up to help reduce risk in a fire, but that is not the way some city leaders see them. The placards are being nailed on some of Milwaukee’s most run-down, abandoned homes. The signs are posted as part of the fire department’s vacant structure placarding program, which is designed to prevent unnecessary […]

  • ‘Rough out here:’ Harley-Davidson gets to work restoring turf at Veterans Park

    MILWAUKEE — The rain Wednesday, Sept. 5 didn’t help restoration efforts at Veterans Park. The turf was torn up after heavy rain and Harley-Davidson’s 115th anniversary events. “The lakefront is messed up. The lakefront is tore up, man,” said David Brown. A mix of heavy rain, thousands of visitors and big trucks are to blame for the damaged grass. Harley-Davidson is on a mission to bring it back to its former glory. “Excessive mud, dirt and a lot of water,” […]