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.
RACINE COUNTY — Bandits burglarized eight homes in a subdivision in the Village of Rochester in Racine County early Tuesday, Sept. 10 — stealing vehicles and other valuables. Officials with the Racine County Sheriff’s Office said beginning shortly after 3 a.m., deputies responded to numerous complaints of burglaries, stolen vehicles, and thefts from vehicles. Sheriff’s officials said a preliminary investigation revealed the burglar(s) accessed unlocked vehicles and then used garage door openers found inside those vehicles to access garages. Two vehicles […]
MILWAUKEE — A 32-year-old Milwaukee woman is a felony charge of chronic neglect of a child — after the medical examiner determined her 16-year-old son died from severe malnutrition. The accused is Iraida Pizarro-Osorio. According to the criminal complaint, Pizarro-Osorio, 32, brought her son to the Sixteenth Street Health Center on Sept. 4. He was “unresponsive, had a faint pulse, and appeared extremely emaciated,” the complaint says. Despite efforts by clinic personnel and Milwaukee first responders, the child died at […]
MILWAUKEE — A well-respected tattoo artist was shot and killed while at a barbecue near 28th and Wright on Saturday, Sept. 7. A vigil was held in honor of Demetrius Holmes, 24, on Sunday. People lined the sidewalk to tell stories about how Holmes impacted their lives before he lost his. “You have a pencil in front of him, and he’s picking up and drawing,” said Howard Harris, Holmes’ father. “Just his presence and his smile would help me smile […]
MILWAUKEE — A 17-year-old from Milwaukee stands accused of setting a garage on fire, and prosecutors said the 911 call regarding the incident came from the young man’s own phone. The fire happened near 25th and Ohio on Monday, Sept. 2. Jarvel Goodman faces one count of arson of a building. According to a criminal complaint, police were called out around 8:15 p.m. after the 911 call came in, with the caller indicating he saw someone pouring gasoline on a […]
GREENFIELD — Technology thwarted a burglary at a home on S. 33rd Street just south of Morgan in Greenfield. Surveillance cameras captured the man breaking in, as the homeowner watched on his phone. The man, 33, from Milwaukee, told officers he was sleeping at the home. By Wednesday night, Sept. 4, he’d found a bed at the Milwaukee County Jail, after police quickly responded to the homeowner’s call Wednesday morning. “You have to be kind of crazy to do something […]
MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee mother was killed in a road rage shooting Friday, Aug. 30 near 51st and Capitol Drive. Family members said she was teaching her son how to drive. Family members said Tracey Smith was a phenomenal mother. On Friday, she went out driving with her son, teaching him the rules of the road. There was a fender bender, and the driver of the other vehicle opened fire. Smith never came home. JoAnne Luckett said her daughter’s smile […]
MILWAUKEE — A police pursuit ended with an SUV in a front lawn, and a man taken away in an ambulance. It happened near 41st and Lancaster Monday afternoon, Sept. 2. As people were enjoying their Labor Day holiday, they heard sirens, speeding, and screeching. A red SUV darted down a Milwaukee street, with a fleet of officers seconds behind. “We were just sitting out here,” said Tramaile Evans. “All you can heard is screeching tires.” Police said around 5 […]
HARTFORD — Thousands of people use DNA kits to help discover their roots and find lost relatives. In search of answers, a Hartford woman found out she had a long-lost half-sister. They met Sunday, Sept. 1 for the first time. Elizabeth Sullivan used Ancestry DNA to help find her biological father, and in the process, she got the surprise of a lifetime. “I feel like I know her,” said Sullivan. “We’ve talked so much.” FOX6 News talked with Sullivan as she […]
RACINE — A Racine man was struck by a vehicle and killed while out searching for his lost dog on Friday, Aug. 23. His dog also died. Tom Tishken was killed near Mount Pleasant and Young Court. He never made it home after heading out to look for his lost dog. “We were always by the lake,” said Marty Welbon, Tishken’s best friend. “He treated everybody with respect.” “He was a really good guy,” said Jack Welbon. “We had split […]
MILWAUKEE — Charges were filed Friday, Aug. 23 against two Milwaukee men accused in two home invasion burglaries, a high-speed pursuit, and a violent crash with an innocent driver during which the suspect vehicle went airborne. This all unfolded on Aug. 19 in Milwaukee, and involved Justin Ellis, 23, and Timothy Humphrey, 18, according to prosecutors. Charges are as follows: Burglary (home invasion) — Ellis and Humphrey Burglary (home invasion) — Ellis and Humphrey First degree recklessly endangering safety — […]
RACINE — A man, 43, was shot at by a Racine police officer Saturday night, Aug. 24, after police said the man pointed a compound bow at officers. Police were called out to the area near Erie Street and English Street shortly before 10:30 p.m. for a report of a domestic disturbance. Police said the officer, a five-year veteran of the department, responded to the threat by firing his duty weapon at the man in an attempt to stop the […]
RACINE — Racine native and astronaut, Laurel Clark, died after the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster in 2003. Sixteen years later, her family and friends are mourning again. Clark’s mother and stepfather, Dr. Richard and Margory Brown, lost their lives in a horrific crash near their home in Tucson, Arizona. “I didn’t process it right away. I felt sad, quite a bit of shock,” said Wayne Johnson, friend of the Browns. The sudden deaths have devastated longtime friends, Ruth and Wayne […]