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Hello everyone, I joined the FOX6 news in September of 2016. I’m grateful for the opportunity to tell your stories and to join such an incredible newsroom.

I was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in the suburbs of Berwyn and Cicero. I’m Mexican-American and fluent in Spanish.

I graduated with an associates’ degree in arts at Morton College in Cicero. I then went on to Columbia College Chicago to complete my bachelors’ degree.

I got my start in television in East Central Illinois. I reported for FOX Champaign News WCCU/WICD.

As a general assignment reporter I covered a wide range of stories in the areas of politics, education, sports, and crime.

Some of the most memorable stories I covered include the events leading up to the unrelated firings of two Champaign police officers for violating department policy.

I covered a year of administrator shake ups at the University of Illinois, starting with the abrupt resignation of Chancellor Phyllis Wise.

I was also part of the team that covered the firing of head football coach Tim Beckman after player mistreatment allegations arose.

I also reported on the high profile visits of our nation’s top leaders. Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to the U of I in 2015 to promote the “It’s on Us” campaign and President Obama’s return to Springfield in early 2016.

Most recently I covered the impact of an ongoing state budget impasse in Illinois.

When I’m not reporting, I’m hanging out with friends or spending time with my familia.

I love what I do and I’m thrilled to do it now in beautiful Milwaukee. If you have story ideas don’t hesitate to send an email my way.

Recent Articles
  • Bonny and Luke Schlosser

    ‘Thought it was a prank:’ DJ fired after scuffle caught on camera during wedding in Waukesha

    WAUKESHA — A dropped microphone during a wedding toast led to a scuffle, and it was all caught on camera. It happened in Waukesha, and FOX6 News spoke with the bride and groom on Monday, May 20. Bonny and Luke Schlosser knew each other as teenagers and got together later in life. After recent hardships, they hoped for an extra special wedding day. What they got was their wedding DJ going over the edge. “It didn’t stop. He…kept swearing,” said […]

  • ‘Giving back to her:’ Bel Canto Chorus honors Carlie Beaudin with heartfelt final season performance

    MILWAUKEE — Hundreds gathered at the St. Josaphat Basilica Friday evening, May 17 for a moving performance in honor of a 33-year-old nurse practitioner killed in January. Carlie Beaudin was so many things in the community. As many know, she was part of the Bel Canto Chorus. She would’ve been part of the group’s final season performance — instead, she’s become the inspiration for the night’s music. The last notes of Bel Canto’s 88th season echo through the iconic St. […]

  • US Marshals seek Keion Carter, a man they say has been on a violent crime spree

    MILWAUKEE — As trees begin to bloom, the search is on for a 23-year-old who is on a violent crime spree in Milwaukee. “The best way to see what someone is going to do in the future is look at their past,” the deputy U.S. Marshal on the case said. Authorities are after Keion Carter — known by his nickname of ‘Dolla’ and ‘Scarface.’ “He’s wanted by the Milwaukee Police Department for two separate warrants,” the marshal explained. Prosecutors say […]

  • Joshua Martin

    ‘Could’ve been prevented:’ Milwaukee man accused of pepper spraying deputy taken into custody

    COLUMBIA COUNTY — A manhunt in Columbia County led to the arrest of a man, 30, from Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood. Authorities said he pepper sprayed a deputy during a traffic stop, and his family said he was displaying concerning behavior leading up to that incident. Joshua Martin’s brother said he felt Milwaukee police should have done more when his brother was showing signs he needed a mental health evaluation, but Milwaukee police said they followed department policy in this case, […]

  • Martice Fuller, Kaylie Juga, Stephanie Juga

    ‘I have to:’ Prosecutors say Martice Fuller admitted to fatally shooting Kaylie Juga, Juga’s mother

    KENOSHA — Martice Fuller, 15, made his  initial appearance in Kenosha County court on Monday, May 13 on charges associated with the fatal shooting of Kaylie Juga, 15. The shooting wounded Juga’s mother, Stephanie Juga. FOX6 News spoke with Stephanie and Nick Juga Monday evening. They called the support from the community after this horrific tragedy “absolutely amazing,” and said they cannot believe so many people care. Stephanie Juga said she was in tears opening packages at their door. “When […]

  • ‘I am going to shoot you:’ Police seek suspect in fatal Halloween shooting of friend

    MILWAUKEE — Gun violence can erupt anywhere, at any time, even between friends. On the morning of Halloween, police were called out to a duplex in a quiet neighborhood on the Milwaukee-Wauwatosa line. “When they got there, they observed our victim, Jose Perez-Coronado, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head,” said Detective Christopher Fritz of the Milwaukee Police Department. Perez-Coronado, 31, died shortly after. “There was drinking, loud music — a typical get together for a lot of people,” said […]

  • Captured: ‘She should turn herself in:’ US Marshals seek Alvera Gaddis, woman with active warrants

    MILWAUKEE — U.S. Marshals are dealing with a wanted fugitive that keeps ignoring opportunities to rid herself of an addiction that seems to have consumed her. “The recurring issue with her is she is an habitual user of heroin,” the deputy U.S. Marshal on her case said. “The court here has done everything they can as far getting her treatment and the help she needs.” Authorities are asking the public for any information that can lead to 47-year-old Alvera Gaddis. […]

  • New Berlin man accused in death of his wife of 40 years, held on $1M bond

    NEW BERLIN — James Farris of New Berlin is accused in the death of his wife of 40 years — and is being held on $1 million cash bond.  Farris faces the following criminal charges: First degree intentional homicide, domestic abuse Misdemeanor bail jumping, domestic abuse (two counts) According to the criminal complaint, Farris, 59, called 911 around 9:45 p.m. on Sunday, April 28 to “report that he had an altercation with his wife, Linda Farris, and during the altercation […]

  • Woman’s body burned, found in garage on Milwaukee’s north side: ‘It’s still somebody’s child’

    MILWAUKEE — A death investigation was underway in Milwaukee after a body believed to be that of a woman was found burned in a garage near 15th and Burleigh on Wednesday morning, May 1. According to police, officers were sent to the scene shortly before 5 a.m. when a parking enforcement officer spotted the fire. The investigation caught the attention of a family whose 16-year-old daughter went missing near the area on Tuesday. “We’re just praying it’s not her.” said […]

  • Former Hales Corners Fire Chief Martin Freibergs

    Hales Corners fire chief retires, allegations raised in letter from former captain

    HALES CORNERS — A statement from the Hales Corners Fire and Police Commission obtained by FOX6 News on Tuesday, April 30 confirmed Hales Corners Fire Chief Martin Freibergs submitted a letter to the commission on Monday, April 29 “expressing his intention to retire, effective immediately.” The announcement came on the same day Chief Freibergs was scheduled for an FPC evaluation. While Chief Freibergs did not offer a reason for his decision to retire, his former captain has brought allegations against […]

  • Truck fire on I-41/94 NB at Ryan Road

    ‘It was crazy!’ Truck driver from Illinois cited after fire shut down NB I-94/41 at Ryan Road

    MILWAUKEE COUNTY — All lanes of northbound I-94/41 were temporarily shut down at Ryan Road due to a vehicle fire Monday afternoon, April 20, which led to big backups during the early evening commute. The “all clear” was signaled shortly after 4 p.m. Officials with the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office say around 2 p.m., deputies responded to a pickup truck that was on fire. MCSO officials said an Illinois driver lost control of his pickup — striking the crash cushion, […]

  • US Marshals search for Ramond Redding, a man with ‘a violent history’

    MILWAUKEE — U.S. Marshals offer an update after running with minimal leads in the case of a wanted Milwaukee fugitive, Ramond Redding. “As a result of that ,we’re reaching out to you guys to see if we can locate him,” the agent on this case said. “He could be armed and dangerous. I wouldn’t approach him.” Marshals say the case has taken a turn. Since being profiled on FOX6’s Wisconsin’s Most Wanted, new information suggests Redding is heading back and […]

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