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 email@example.com.
MILWAUKEE — Before the Milwaukee Bucks got back on home court Thursday, May 23 for Game 5 vs. the Toronto Raptors, some lucky fans got to step out on the court at Fiserv Forum Wednesday, May 22 — with a surprise guest. “It’s so huge and bright. The light is amazing,” said RoJean Holler, fan. Fans got an inside look at what you don’t see with a regular ticket, like the 1971 championship trophy and the press room. They learned […]
MILWAUKEE — As part of a tour around the country, the 9/11 World Trade Center Memorial Quilt Project was displayed at the Milwaukee Historical Society during the week leading up to Memorial Day (Monday, May 27). FOX6’s cameras captured it on Tuesday, May 21 — with the quilt project set to remain on display until May 25. The quilts were designed and crafted by quilters from around the world, with a goal of remembering those who were lost, celebrating the […]
MILWAUKEE — County Executive Chris Abele on Monday, May 20 signed a resolution declaring racism a public health crisis — aimed at building on county efforts to advance racial equity practices and change systems and institutions that affect community health. “Many people will see this as, ‘Oh, they’re just signing something today,’ but really, this is just the beginning,” said Marcelia Nicholson, Milwaukee County supervisor. Supervisor Nicholson called the cause personal. She grew up in the 53206 ZIP code — the […]
MILWAUKEE — It was a cool day on Friday, May 17 for yardwork — and one Waukesha veteran got a day of work all for free. World War II veteran Bob Pronold has 92 years of stories. He served four years in the Navy during World War II. “My life was a pretty good life. I was aboard three different ships, I was always in the Pacific,” said Bob Pronold. One of his many stories got him a free day […]
GERMANTOWN — One person was taken into custody following an active shooter situation in Germantown Wednesday morning, May 15. It happened at a residence near Kennedy Middle School — which was being used as a staging area. The Germantown Police Department received reports of shots fired in the area of Williams Drive, east of Pilgrim Road around 5 a.m. Upon officers’ arrival, a dialog was started with a 69-year-old Germantown resident. While speaking with the man, he fired another shot, […]
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks’ record-breaking season is having an impact off the court. Serving as the culmination of this season’s Trees for Threes program, the Milwaukee Bucks and American Transmission Co. planted four locally-sourced trees with students at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Milwaukee School of Languages on Tuesday, May 14 . The four trees were part of 573 trees to be planted at schools across Wisconsin. “With every three-pointer the Bucks made at home, we pledged to donate a tree […]
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks earned a spot in the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2001, and for many fans, it’s been a long road to get back to this point. A lot has changed since 2001, when Fiserv Forum wasn’t even an idea. Fans said their hope is that the biggest difference between this series and the series in 2001 is the ending. This season, there’s been one name flying off the shelves at Jeff’s Sports. […]
KENOSHA — Martice Fuller, 15, wanted in connection to a shooting that left a 15-year-old girl dead and her 39-year-old mother seriously injured, was taken into custody Friday morning, May 10. Police say the shooting happened inside the Juga home on 66th Street in Kenosha Thursday, May 9. Pink ribbons now wrap around trees in the Kenosha neighborhood. “We all had the same feeling in our heart that we wanted this family, their close friends and associates to know we’re […]
MILWAUKEE — It wasn’t just on the court that memorable moments were made as the Milwaukee Bucks took on the Boston Celtics in Game 5 of Round 2 of the NBA playoffs Wednesday night, May 8. Cameras captured a Milwaukee man giving Danica Patrick a glass of wine — and refusing money for it. It was shared thousands of times on Twitter. When you sit behind Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers, you never know when cameras could be watching you. […]
MILWAUKEE — The “Wisconsin Teacher of the Year” award for 2019 was handed out in Milwaukee. A surprise ceremony was held at Ronald Reagan High School on Wednesday, May 8. Students at Reagan High School filed into the auditorium for a Teacher Appreciation Week assembly. Art teacher Chad Sperzel-Wuchterl helped direct the way — not knowing this was all set up to honor him. “I’m shocked, of course. I didn’t expect this,” said Sperzel-Wuchterl. He’s known for working against what […]
MILWAUKEE — Turning 18 and becoming an adult is a big step for everyone — and for foster kids it means aging out of the system. On Friday, May 3 a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Clarke Square Apartments — located on W. Vieau Pl. in Milwaukee. It’s the ceremonial start of something this neighborhood has been working towards for years. “This means the world to us here in the Clark Square Neighborhood Initiative,” said Tyna Rule, Clark Square […]
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department broke ground Tuesday, April 30 on a new facility — and the building will be shared with the public. Located on the city’s south side, MKE Urban Stables is the first facility in the nation to combine mounted patrol, equine-assisted therapy and community engagement programs. “The horses are going to be that middle ground to help us break that barrier,” said Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales. The 27,000 square-foot facility will house up to […]