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
  • ‘A tough time:’ Police gather for ‘blue Mass’ ahead of anniversary of Officer Irvine’s death

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police officers were honored Tuesday night, June 4 during the city’s annual “Mass of Blessing for Law Enforcement” at the Basilica of St. Josaphat. MPD suffered unimaginable heartbreak since the last blue Mass a year ago — with three officers losing their lives in the line of duty. They were remembered, as those in attendance were uplifted. “This is something else. It’s my first time ever being here,” said Officer Michael Bachmann. First visit or not, the […]

  • Cudahy standoff

    Police: 25-year-old man in custody after fight led to standoff in Cudahy

    CUDAHY — A 25-year-old man was taken into custody following negotiations with police Sunday, June 2 near Packard and Edgerton. Cudahy Police Chief Thomas Poellot told FOX6 News there was a fight on Saturday near Packard and College that involved someone who brandished a firearm and made threats. An investigation continued Sunday, when alert officers observed the suspect entering a 13-unit apartment complex on Packard Avenue — securing himself inside one of the apartments. A perimeter was established and police […]

  • Wet Wisconsin weather causes setbacks for farmers’ spring planting

    OAK CREEK — The storms and rainy weather are creating challenges for folks in the agriculture industry. Many farmers are far behind schedule and unable to plant crops. “The money comes in when you go to the farmers market. If you don’t have anything to sell, the money is not coming in,” said David Kozlowski, farmer. David Kozlowski admits he’s worried. “We had three bad springs in a row. This is the third one and this is the worst,” said […]

  • MPD: Officials reveal increase of police calls for service at Moody Park

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are pushing for peace and safety at Moody Park, located near 22nd and Burleigh. Officials revealed on Friday, May 30, there has been an increase of police calls for service at the park. “It’s a park. People should be having fun and utilizing the park,” said Damien Smith, Safe and Sound. A beautiful afternoon at Moody Park in Milwaukee. pic.twitter.com/mU35Flw6SR — Aaron Maybin (@Aaron_Maybin) May 31, 2019 Within the last three weeks, officials say they have […]

  • Kamirion Smith

    ‘I don’t deserve this:’ 7-year-old boy shot in Milwaukee forced to have leg amputated

    MILWAUKEE — A 7-year-old child shot while sleeping in a car in Milwaukee needed most of his left leg amputated. After several surgeries, Kamirion Smith’s mom said Thursday, May 30 he’s shown strength and courage in face of tragedy. “My son, he didn’t deserve it. He’s a strong one,” said Delilah Tate, Smith’s mother. Cellphone video captured a milestone mother Smith’s mother wasn’t sure she’d ever witness. “Seeing him in the beginning and seeing him now is a traumatic change,” […]

  • Value Beauty robbery -- Shaherah Edwards

    Surveillance video: Trio of women attacked, maced Value Beauty employee in brazen robbery

    MILWAUKEE — A brazen beauty store robbery in Milwaukee was all caught on camera. Surveillance video showed three suspects attacked and maced Value Beauty employees during the wild theft near Fond du Lac and Hampton Avenues Saturday, April 18. It started with one female crouching behind the Value Beauty counter, taking items off the wall. Another appeared to be the lookout. She was seen in the video pulling something out of her pocket as an employee carrying a box began […]

  • Issac Walker-Kelly

    ‘By the grace of God, Issac is here:’ 3-year-old boy recovers after he was struck by vehicle

    MILWAUKEE — A 3-year-old boy struck by a vehicle and rushed to the hospital by a good Samaritan has made strides in his recovery. FOX6 News on Sunday, May 26 visited Issac Walker-Kelly and his family after the young boy was nearly killed outside his home near 13th and Hayes on May 4. “It’s a blessing. It is,” said Shenika Walker, Issac’s mother. “By the grace of God, Issac is here.” The boy was struck by a vehicle as his […]

  • ‘My life is back:’ Soldier returns, surprises family in emotional homecoming

    MILWAUKEE — A local soldier returned home after serving halfway around the world and surprised his family in a big way. Loved ones of Wilson Rodriguez had no idea he’d appear right before their eyes. Wilson Rodriguez Jr. spent the last nine months serving as a soldier in Kuwait. “We were working at a military hospital taking care of patients that needed to come in on base,” said Rodriguez. His family knew he’d soon be heading home, but didn’t know […]

  • 55-year-old woman struck, killed near Mitchell Park Domes; 50-year-old woman in custody

    MILWAUKEE — A 55-year-old woman was struck and killed by a vehicle near Layton Boulevard and Evergreen Lane, near the Mitchell Park Domes. It happened Friday, May 24, just before 7 p.m. According to police, the suspect struck the woman and fled from the scene. The Milwaukee Fire Department attempted life saving measures; however, the victim succumbed to her injuries. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office was called to the scene. The driver of the vehicle, a 50-year-old woman, was […]

  • Officials out in full force targeting OWI’s during Memorial Day weekend

    MILWAUKEE — Memorial Day weekend is not only the kickoff to summer, it’s one of the biggest travel times of the year. With sporting events, festivals and warm weather in the forecast, authorities are planning for a busy weekend. Dozens of agencies have launched an OWI Task Force to prevent and stop impaired driving. “Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer,” said Lt. Brad Beckman, Wauwatosa Police Department. As summer moves in, police joined forces at Konkel Park in […]

  • ‘It’s bad:’ Milwaukee native describes devastation left by EF3 tornado in Missouri’s capital

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A monster tornado swept through Missouri’s capital late Wednesday, May 22 into Thursday. As the sun came up, authorities in Jefferson City tried to get a grasp on the full scale of the devastation. The National Weather Service said it was an EF3-rated tornado that twisted its way through the city. Lonnie Sims is originally from Milwaukee, but now calls Jefferson City home. “The roofs are missing. Car windows are busted out. Trees on top of […]

  • Milwaukee police, Sojourner Family Peace Center join forces to help domestic violence victims

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department is working closer than ever with the Sojourner Family Peace Center to help victims of domestic violence.  Police have worked closely with Sojourner since 1986, and on Wednesday, May 22, they joined forces to enhance their partnership with the goal of helping all who are impacted. “It’s something that crosses geographical — it’s something that crosses races, and ethnicities, and genders,” said Heather Wurth, MPD captain. Domestic violence can impact anyone. Too often, it […]

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