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Hannah Jewell (née Saunders), a Detroiter at heart, is proud to call Milwaukee her new home. She’s spent her life living and working all over Michigan, but is happy for a change and a chance to experience beautiful Wisconsin!

She graduated from Michigan State University with her B.A. degree in Journalism. While still in her senior year, she took her first reporter job at WILX in Lansing. She later moved to the west side of the state in 2012 where she worked as a reporter and anchor at WZZM 13 in Grand Rapids. There, she earned an Emmy and Edward R. Murrow award for her investigations into the true lives of local panhandlers. She has also been honored by the State of Michigan’s Department of Veteran Affairs for her coverage of veterans struggling with post traumatic stress disorder.

She moved back home to the Motor City to report for FOX 2 in 2015. While there, she covered a wide range of news including the Flint Water Crisis, a loose tiger in the abandoned Packard Plant, and much more. Her investigations into the malpractice and deplorable conditions of Detroit’s animal control center resulted in complete reform. In 2016, she had the opportunity to travel to Cuba to feature Detroit-made vehicles.

Don’t hate on her if you see her cheering on the Lions at Lambeau Field. Say hi if you see her out and about!

Recent Articles
  • List of Jesuit priests facing accusations of sexual abuse includes Marquette University, MUHS staff

    MILWAUKEE — The Roman Catholic Jesuit province serving much of the eastern United States on Monday released the names of Jesuit priests who face “credible or established” accusations of sexual abuse of minors dating to 1950. The list includes eight priests in Wisconsin — four in Milwaukee. A letter from the Jesuits said the list was released in an effort to be transparent, but some survivors in southeast Wisconsin said this isn’t enough. The list includes three who worked at […]

  • ‘This is priceless:’ Man’s motorcycle stolen by suspect who cut thick chain to locked garage

    MILWAUKEE — A suspect was captured by surveillance cameras wheeling away a Milwaukee man’s prized possession — his motorcycle. It was stolen from a locked garage near 18th and National, and he wasn’t the only victim. The motorcycle meant everything to Robert Serrano. Every day is a grind for him — working early shifts to pay the bills. Whatever was left went into his bike. “It’s just a passion. It’s what we like to do,” said Serrano. He saved for […]

  • Restrained in Walmart, suspected shoplifter says man who tackled him should be punished

    GREENFIELD — A suspected thief is sharing his side of the story. A good Samaritan tackled Christopher Simpson and held him down until police arrived. Simpson says he’s sorry for what he did but he wants to know: did he need to be tackled over it — or was this a job that was better left to police? “Me and my girlfriend decided to steal some video games from the place, and I was the one to walk out with them and […]

  • ‘A man started chasing me:’ 3rd-grader ran for his life when vehicle approached in West Milwaukee

    WEST MILWAUKEE — A third-grader ran for his life Tuesday morning, Dec. 11 after he said a stranger chased him while he walked to school. On his routine walk to Pershing Elementary School, Courtney Bailey, 8, said he was approached by a man in a white van. “I was on my way to school, so I went down the alley, and that’s when a white van pulled up behind me,” said Bailey. It happened just after 8 a.m., in an […]

  • ‘He betrayed everything:’ Plea deal could mean 20 years max for coach who recorded girls

    WIND LAKE — A gymnastics coach accused of possessing and recording pornographic video of students has reached a plea deal in the case against him. Some of his victims and their parents said they’re not happy he won’t stand trial, and won’t face a lengthier sentence. James Kivisto, 50, of Wind Lake, on Monday, Dec. 10 pleaded no contest to 16 of the 46 charges filed against him. He was convicted on three counts of possession of child pornography, three […]

  • ‘I’m devastated:’ Victim’s only child seeks answers after man found dead in vehicle

    MILWAUKEE — As police investigate the death of a man found in a vehicle near 45th and Center on Dec. 5, his family said they cannot think of any reason someone would want to hurt the beloved father and grandfather. “Not knowing what happened to him is a painful situation to be in,” said Jacqueline Griffin, victim’s daughter. Griffin is the only child of Leo Jiles, a 73-year-old Army veteran and Chicago native. “I’m devastated — not knowing what happened […]

  • NBA stars Kevon Looney, Sterling Brown help raise funds for Sandra Parks’ family

    MILWAUKEE — NBA stars made a special trip to Milwaukee’s Up-Down Arcade to help the family of Sandra Parks — the 13-year-old girl killed by a stray bullet last month. Golden State Warrior Kevon Looney, along with Milwaukee Bucks star Sterling Brown, faced off with other basketball stars from both teams in memory of Parks. Up-Down Arcade on Brady Street, hosted the fundraiser on Thursday night, Dec. 6. “We have a lot of kids that could be great in this city. […]

  • Police: Driver injured after crashing into garage while street racing near 20th and Hopkins

    MILWAUKEE — An illegal street race came to an end late Tuesday, Dec. 4 near 20th and Hopkins in Milwaukee, where a vehicle crashed into a family’s garage. The crash was captured by surveillance cameras. Police were still looking for one of the suspected racers, but the driver of the vehicle that crashed was expected to be taken into custody after treatment for his injuries at the hospital. “I’m just glad nobody died in there,” said Fabion Jones. “The cars, […]

  • ‘Full of blood:’ Tow driver says suspect’s kids crawled from under his truck after crash on I-94

    KENOSHA COUNTY — A tow truck driver said he’s grateful he didn’t lose his life when a suspected impaired driver caused a crash involving his truck and a Wisconsin State Patrol trooper’s squad Sunday, Dec. 2 on I-94 near Bristol in Kenosha County. Anthony Wistert spoke with FOX6 News Tuesday, Dec. 4 — still recovering from the shock of it all. He wanted to share his story to remind to others to buckle up, drive sober and move over for […]

  • State Patrol vehicle, tow truck rear-ended by suspected impaired driver; 6 hurt

    KENOSHA — A tow truck driver and Wisconsin State Patrol trooper escaped serious injury Sunday night, Dec. 2 after a driver rear-ended the stopped Wisconsin State Patrol cruiser along southbound I-94/I-41 near Bristol in Kenosha County. State Patrol officials said in a news release the trooper was in his cruiser completing paperwork and the tow truck operator was loading a vehicle involved in an earlier incident when the crash occurred around 7:20 p.m. The tow truck driver was thrown from the […]

  • Police: 3 shot, 2 dead at home in Village of Darien in Walworth County

    DARIEN — Three people were shot and two died at a home on Walworth Street in the Village of Darien early Sunday, Dec. 2. According to Delavan police, just after midnight, a call came in regarding shots fired at the home on Walworth Street near Madison Street in Darien. A male victim was found dead outside the home, with what police said was a possible self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police said a female was found with a gunshot wound and a […]

  • ‘Crazy busy:’ Drivers dash to get gas under $2 a gallon in Kenosha

    KENOSHA — Cheap gas in Wisconsin has drivers dashing to the pumps. Lou Perrine’s Gas & Grocery in Kenosha has the cheapest gas in Wisconsin right now. It’s just $1.99 a gallon if you pay cash. “That’s cheap gas,” said a customer. “Happened to see the sign, I’m like, wait, no, I had to double check,” said another customer. Drivers rushed the pumps on Thursday, Nov 29 happy to save a few dollars for the holidays. “It was so crazy […]