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.
KENOSHA — Friday, July 26 marked 10 years since a young Kenosha man was shot and killed during an armed robbery. Robbie Wilde’s death at Shirl’s Custard on July 26, 2009 rocked the community, and changed his family forever. A decade later, Wilde’s family reflected on his life and their continued drive to keep his memory alive. “Nobody would have imagined such a horrific thing happening where you would take your family,” said Tammy Wilde. Wilde’s shift at the restaurant […]
RIVERWEST — A bold bike bandit showed up to a popular cycling event in Milwaukee called the Riverwest 24. The brazen robbery happened in broad daylight Saturday, July 27 and it was all captured on camera. “Kind of ridiculous and appalling to me,” said Colin Flanner, watched video. The theft happened as the Riverwest 24 bike race was in full swing. It was an isolated incident from the 24-hour race designed to bring neighbors together. “While we call it a […]
MILWAUKEE — A fast-moving fire ripped through a south side garage and damaged a nearby home on Friday, July 26. Firefighters were dispatched to the neighborhood just southwest of 13th and Grange. The fire required help from nearby departments. By the time firefighters got there, they say some of their own already jumped into action. “I’ve never seen anything like this,” said Kathy Latawiec, neighbor. Billowing smoke and flames were captured on cellphone video as the fire spread. “Terrible,” said […]
BRAYMER, Mo. — Multiple agencies are involved in a search for two Wisconsin men missing in Missouri. Nicholas Diemel and Justin Diemel haven’t been seen since Sunday, July 21. The brothers run a livestock farm in Shawano County. According to FOX4KC, a man who does business with Diemel Cattle Company said the firm raises or feeds cows in nearly every state from New York to Texas. Ron Chupp told FOX4KC the Diemels raise and feed a lot of cows in […]
WASHINGTON COUNTY — A Washington County woman jumped into action to save her stepfather’s life. The 26-year-old performed CPR until first responders arrived to help. “I mean, it was crazy,” said Rachel Nelson. “You sort of have to block the chaos out and focus on the job at hand.” Nelson and her stepfather, Curt Vorpahl, were hanging out with family on Friday, July 19. “We thought it was going to be a great day to be out on the lake,” […]
MILWAUKEE — A 3-year-old victim of a road rage shooting was laid to rest on Tuesday, July 23. Family members of Brooklyn Harris gathered for a funeral just 10 days after she was shot and killed. The funeral for Brooklyn Harris brought together hundreds impacted by senseless loss — a life taken too soon. “It’s so sad that an innocent life was taken,” said Lasangna Ferguson-Fields, Brooklyn’s grandmother. “She had just turned 3 on the first. She didn’t even get […]
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 […]