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
  • Caught on cam: 3 Milwaukee men arrested after fight on Burlington Bypass, ‘Clearly impaired’

    RACINE COUNTY — Three Milwaukee men were taken into custody Sunday night, Nov. 10 after getting into a fight while outside of their vehicle on the Burlington Bypass near Durand Avenue. It happened around 9:15 p.m. According to officials, sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene after receiving multiple calls indicating that two men were fighting in the road — and traffic was at a standstill. “This is a highway. It’s 55 miles per hour. We have three individuals that […]

  • US Marshals, Racine PD seek Reno Devore: ‘He’s been in the federal system’

    RACINE — A Racine bank was robbed almost a month ago — and the suspect, who is no stranger to law enforcement, is still on the run. The U.S. Marshals and the Racine Police Department are searching for 43-year-old Reno Devore. He is accused of robbing a BMO Harris Bank branch — taking $6,150. “He had his hands in his pockets, he had latex gloves on. But while his hands were in his pockets, the teller thought he had a […]

  • Medical examiner: 2 deaths near 22nd and Keefe investigated as ‘probable CO poisoning’

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office says two deaths near 22nd and Keefe Friday morning are being investigated as “probable carbon monoxide poisoning” — but there are still many questions surrounding how this could have happened. It was a very emotional scene as loved ones learned the tragic news. Tears spilled onto the cold concrete as police confirmed the heartbreaking information. “Young kids, these are young kids,” said an anonymous neighbor. On Friday, two families learned the bodies of […]

  • Family, co-workers mourn death of Racine DPW worker: ‘He’s always about family’

    RACINE — A beloved Racine Department of Public Works employee will soon be laid to rest. The mayor says the city is grieving this loss — along with the worker’s family. David Shelton passed away following a late October accident in his DPW truck. “He’s always about family. David’s been about family. He always wants the family together,” said Roschell Tate, Shelton’s cousin. Tate speaks out on the death of her cousin — known by many as “Dee.” His unexpected […]

  • Milwaukee man dies after striking parked semi on shoulder of NB I-43 at Exit 96 in Saukville

    Milwaukee man dies after striking parked semi on shoulder of NB I-43 at Exit 96 in Saukville

    OZAUKEE COUNTY — A Milwaukee man, 38 died after his vehicle struck a semi parked on the shoulder of I-43 northbound Wednesday morning, Nov. 6 in Ozaukee County. The crash happened around 8 a.m. at Exit 96. The Meijer semi was struck by a 2009 black Pontiac Vibe driven by Nicholas Schrott. “I heard it,” said Troy Justus. “A big thump — ‘boom!’ The car was halfway under the semi. It looked like destruction.” Schrott was pronounced dead at the […]

  • ‘Very scary:’ Tenants who lived inside suspected drug house evicted; police find home filthy

    MILWAUKEE — Tenants inside a suspected drug house in Milwaukee were evicted by the city Friday morning, Nov. 1. Authorities say the home was filthy and didn’t have plumbing — and neighbors say they’re happy to see those tenants go. “Those kinds of activities being near where my kids are living… it wasn’t good,” said neighbor Jordan Shabani. The last of the tenants inside were evicted Friday morning. City officials say at one point, as many as 15 people were […]

  • US Marshals, Racine PD seek James Houston, wanted for sex assault of a child

    MILWAUKEE — This week’s Wisconsin’s Most Wanted suspect did not have to go far to terrorize his victim. Police say he just went down the hall. But what he’s accused of doing is so heinous, authorities want to catch him before he has another chance to get away. Racine police say a minor was sleeping in her room in a home on the city’s southwest side when she was sexually assaulted.  The suspect was someone she knew. “The U.S. Marshal […]

  • Suspected drug, prostitution house to be boarded up: ‘Great win for the neighborhood’

    MILWAUKEE — A suspected drug and prostitution house just blocks from Milwaukee’s Washington Park is expected to be boarded up starting Friday, Nov. 1. This, after a win by the city in court on Thursday — against the property’s landlord. After not responding to the City of Milwaukee for months, landlord Brenden Julien made his appearance at an injunction hearing. The city is suing him for failing to abate a public nuisance drug house. His property is near 37th and […]

  • "Drug house" near 37th Street and Cherry Street

    City attorney says criminal activity hasn’t stopped at home near 37th and Cherry despite lawsuit

    MILWAUKEE — The City of Milwaukee filed a lawsuit against the landlord of the house where a city attorney said there’s drug use and prostitution — feet from an elementary school. After neighbors complained, the city took action, but officials said that didn’t stop the criminal activity. An injunction hearing was scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 31 — with city officials looking to get the home boarded up. Images of the inside of the home near 37th Street and Cherry Street, […]

  • Aaron Isaiah Watts, Michael Reichert, Ricky Tate, Anthony Miller

    US Marshals hope you can help them locate 4 sex offenders not complying with Sex Offender Registry

    MILWAUKEE — U.S. Marshals hope you can help find four men with nothing in common but the crimes that put them behind bars. The U.S  Marshals Fugitive Task Force needs your help locating four sex offenders not in compliance with the Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry. Aaron Isaiah Watts, 30 There are two warrants for his arrest. He’s a lifetime registrant with the Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry. “He was convicted of second-degree sexual assault of a child, and it was a […]

  • West Bend DPW

    ‘Bring it on!’ West Bend DPW crews, residents prepare for up to 2 inches of snow

    WEST BEND — The first snow of the season approached southeast Wisconsin days before Halloween, with the National Weather Service issuing a winter weather advisory for Dodge and Fond du Lac counties Monday, Oct. 28. While the first sign of winter can be scary, it’s no big deal if you’re prepared. While just about everyone FOX6 News spoke with on Monday agreed it was far too early to be talking about snow, but the FOX6 Weather Experts said up to […]

  • Kalin Sunde

    ‘I’ve been through a lot:’ Kalin Sunde gets 5 years in prison after I-94 standoff, stabbing of K-9

    WAUKESHA COUNTY — Kalin Sunde, 31, charged for her role in a five-hour standoff with authorities in June was sentenced Friday, Oct. 25 in two cases filed out of Waukesha County — one for the standoff, and the other for what happened at the hospital after the standoff. Prosecutors said Sunde tried to escape soon after her arrest. The standoff shut down I-94 near Highway 67 in the Village of Summit on June 4. On Friday, Sunde entered no-contest pleas […]

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