Cassidy Williams joined the FOX6 News team in January 2019.
Cassidy grew up in a suburb of Philadelphia. She loves the East Coast but has called the Midwest home ever since graduating high school.
Cassidy graduated with honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with degrees in both Journalism and Political Science. She also minored in Sociology and Public Relations. While in college, she interned with the investigative unit at NBC 5 Chicago.
After college, Cassidy worked as a multimedia journalist at WSBT in South Bend. There she helped cover everything from the “500-year flood” to Notre Dame football. Cassidy’s favorite part about being a reporter is that every day is different and that she’s always meeting new people. She’s excited to meet new people here in Milwaukee!
If you have a story idea or taco recommendations, you can send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MILWAUKEE — Veterans are the focus of a new photography exhibit at Carroll University, but the veterans aren’t only the subjects, but also, the ones who were behind the camera. “It’s the best picture I think I’ve ever taken,” said Carissa Dipietro, Army veteran. Dipietro on Monday, Nov. 18 proudly showed off a photo she took when she woke up to see the sunrise — something that wouldn’t have been possible a few years ago. “I had a problem about […]
MILWAUKEE — Violence against people who are transgender is something that’s felt in the city of Milwaukee, and within the city, there is a group working to create change. Every other week, a group of women gathers to share a meal and an experience. The group is called SHEBA: Sisters Helping Each other Battle Adversity. It’s a place for transgender women of color to feel safe. The meeting always begins with each person sharing what is new and good in […]
RACINE — Firefighters on Thursday morning, Nov. 14 responded to the scene of a duplex fire near 10th and Racine Street in Racine. One man was taken to the burn center with serious, possibly life-threatening injuries. A second man was taken to the hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. “First, it was like a big flame, about six feet. And there were about two little ones flaming up here and there,” said Craig Fields, next-door neighbor. Craig Fields lives […]
MILWAUKEE — It was another morning of traffic headaches along I-43 in Milwaukee County. All lanes on northbound I-43/94 at Holt Avenue were temporarily shut down Wednesday morning, Nov. 13 following a crash involving a semi and a bridge at Lincoln Avenue. All lanes reopened shortly before 11 a.m. The semi-tractor was hauling a large oversized containment unit, and upon deputies arriving on scene, they identified large pieces of metal and other debris across all three lanes of traffic. The […]
MILWAUKEE — The bitter cold is dangerous for those without a permanent home. Warming centers were open Monday night, Nov. 11 for the first time this season, as arctic air moved in. When temperatures outside become frigid — there’s a warm place to sleep inside Repairers of the Breach. “As long as we have the space and the opportunity, we’re going to try to do the best that we can,” said RaShaun Rodgers, Repairers of the Breach night shift supervisor. […]
MILWAUKEE — With the snow and the cold — it’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas. The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works Forestry Division harvested the annual City Christmas tree on Thursday, Nov. 7. For 20 years, there’s been an easy way to spot Daisy McGregor’s home. “When people come to my house and they’ve never been here, I tell them to look for the big Christmas tree,” said Daisy McGregor, homeowner who donated tree. She’ll need […]
MILWAUKEE — On Monday, Nov. 4, Cathedral Square Park was transformed into “Community Spirit Park” ahead of the 21st annual Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival, Nov. 21 through Jan. 1. On Monday, nearly 170 freshly-cut evergreens were delivered to the park. “The month of November is pretty much dedicated to holiday lights, up until the opening night,” said Greg Peterson, director of the Clean Sweep program with MKE Downtown. Peterson said there as plenty to do before the Holiday Lights Festival’s […]
MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee man is attempting to break a Guinness World Record — he only needs to stand behind a pinball machine for more than 30 hours. In doing so, he will be raising funds through Extra Life to benefit the Children’s Wisconsin, where his son Alex was treated for kidney failure several years ago. Ryan Clancy is laser-focused. Each game of pinball brings him a few minutes closer to a world record. Before the official start, he talked […]
WEST BEND — Winter came a little earlier than normal for parts of southeast Wisconsin — with some residents waking up to a fresh coat of snow Tuesday morning, Oct. 29. The West Bend area saw 3.5 inches. Snow was still coming down steady early Tuesday morning in West Bend. Leaving behind a gift for anyone who parked on the street. “Very heavy, very wet. So you can tell it’s a very early snow, not quite into the deep stuff […]
MILWAUKEE — Cyber attackers are constantly coming up with new ways to steal your information. Business leaders across the area teamed up on Monday, Oct. 28 to try and stay one step ahead. The ability to adjust your thermostat through an app can be convenient, but for a hacker — each device connected to the internet is a door to your network, and if you work from home — your employer’s network as well. “By having these things on the […]
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks 2019-2020 season started Thursday night, Oct. 24 vs. the Houston Rockets in Houston, with the Bucks home opener set for Saturday, Oct. 26. The Bucks, 1-0 after their 117-111 victory over the Rockets, hope to keep the wins coming as Fiserv Forum officials prepared to begin another exciting season. “This is what we live for,” said Peter Feigin, Bucks president. “We’re dying to put up the lights, get the team out on the court, and […]
MILWAUKEE — A celebration was held Thursday, Oct. 24, marking the completion of the “Heart & Sol” mural by local artist Mauricio Ramirez near 6th and Wells. A brief program was followed by a ribbon-cutting. Spanning nearly 5,000 square feet, the east-facing façade depicts two young female figures, portraying the optimism for Milwaukee’s future through the illustration of youth. A picture of 3-year-old Carmin Humphrey was used to help the artist paint the girl on the left — wanting to […]