Important resources to help you navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Wisconsin
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Kasey Chronis joined the FOX6 News Team in January 2018. She is excited to immerse herself in the Milwaukee community and share your stories along the way!

Prior to moving to the Badger State, Kasey spent two years covering the news in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan. She reported and anchored for WNDU-TV, NBC’s South Bend affiliate.

Kasey earned her Bachelor’s degree from Indiana University—Bloomington. Go Hoosiers! She graduated magna cum laude with a major in Journalism and a specialization in Television Broadcast. During college, Kasey interned with WTIU/WFIU, West and South Central Indiana’s PBS affiliate. She also received a second concentration in French and a minor in Psychology.

Born and raised in Chicago, Kasey attended Lane Tech College Prep High School in the city’s Roscoe Village neighborhood. She’s thrilled to remain just a short distance from family and friends!

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Recent Articles
  • 1K+ confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, 15K+ test negative

    MADISON – There are 1,041 confirmed cases of coronavirus as of 1:50 p.m. Saturday, March 28. The total number of positive cases and deaths is a combination of data reported by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and individual county health departments and officials. There have been over 15,000 negative tests and a total of 17 deaths. Milwaukee County’s coronavirus dashboard showed  541 cases in the county Saturday afternoon. The county’s reported number of cases represented additional cases to those listed […]

  • Medical examiner: Milwaukee County man dies from COVID-19; 12 deaths in Wisconsin

    MILWAUKEE — Three Milwaukee County women and one man died as a result of the novel coronavirus, the Milwaukee County medical examiner reported Thursday, March 26, with a total of 11 deaths statewide; eight of them in Milwaukee County. The medical examiner reported the death of a 79-year-old Milwaukee woman on Thursday afternoon. The woman died at the hospital from complications of COVID-19. She had been hospitalized since March 16. The medical examiner said 79-year-old Callie Roundtree had a medical […]

  • ‘It’s OK to feel frustrated:’ Professional tips to boost mental, physical health amid ‘Safer at Home’ order

    MILWAUKEE — State health officials have recommended that people limit interactions to five people — not five at a time, but five total. The adjustment to the “Safer at Home” order issued by Gov. Tony Evers may leave some feeling overwhelmed by the lack of face-to-face interaction, but there are some simple ways to help combat the quarantine blues. While it is an adjustment, local experts say there are ways to stay healthy — mentally and physically — in the […]

  • Making respirator masks at Concordia University

    Local efforts underway to create PPE amid lack of supplies: ‘We’re worried about it’

    MEQUON — As doctors, nurses, and first responders struggle with a lack of personal protective equipment (PPE), community members in southeast Wisconsin are stepping up to the plate. Concordia University‘s School of Business dean has been working with doctors and researchers at Children’s Wisconsin to produce a much-needed piece of equipment — respirators. “It’s like a huge tidal wave coming our way, and we’re worried about it,” said Daniel Sem, Batterman School of Business dean at Concordia University. To help […]

  • ‘We’ll fight together:’ Curbside service keeping restaurants afloat amid coronavirus shutdown

    MILWAUKEE — This weekend marked the first since Gov. Tony Evers issued an emergency order that shut down restaurants and bars across Wisconsin for dine-in service; however, that doesn’t mean restaurants are closed completely. Many restaurants are taking-on the challenge of strictly filling takeout and delivery orders. On Saturday, March 21, FOX6 News found that several business owners shared similar sentiments — feelings of gratitude for their community’s support and determination to ride out the storm. “The community is definitely […]

  • Officials: 216 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state; 3,455 negative tests

    MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Health Services and local officials announced on Friday, March 20 that there are now 216 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the state. To date, there have been 3,455 tests for COVID-19 that have come back negative, according to state officials. There have been three deaths in the state as of Friday morning. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s office on Friday said they are investigating the death of a 66-year-old man from complications of […]

  • Don's Diner and Cocktails

    ‘Look for the helpers:’ Don’s Diner becomes grocery and liquor store amid COVID-19 pandemic

    MILWAUKEE — Governor Tony Evers on Tuesday, March 17 ordered a statewide ban on all gatherings of more than 10 people, and closed all bars and dine-in restaurants except for carryout or delivery. In the wake of that order, FOX6 News found the folks at Don’s Diner & Cocktails in Walker’s Point putting customers’ needs above their own. “We’re all in it together here in Milwaukee,” said Sean Wille, Stand Eat Drink operations manager. “It was a mad dash to […]

  • Salem School District student tests positive for COVID-19: ‘Wishing for a swift recovery’

    KENOSHA COUNTY — A grade school student in the Salem School District has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, the district has canceled scheduled student pickup of materials and supplies. It has also left parents feeling anxious — wondering if their child might be affected. The student attends Salem Grade School — a school that has about 1,000 students. What is not being released is which grade the child is in — or how they are currently feeling. “I […]

  • Governor Tony Evers

    Gov. Evers orders bars, restaurants to close; bans gatherings of more than 10 people

    MADISON — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers ordered a statewide ban on all gatherings of more than 10 people as of 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, and closed all bars and dine-in restaurants (delivery and pickup orders are still permitted). This comes as unprecedented disruptions to daily life are being made in an attempt to limit the spread of coronavirus. Eleven Milwaukee County municipal leaders, supported by Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele, issued an emergency order late Monday to close bars […]

  • Cleaning company offers germ-killing tips, services during coronavirus pandemic

    NEW BERLIN — In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, practicing healthy hygiene is extremely important, but so is keeping the spaces around you free of germs. One local disinfection service is working day-and-night to blast away bacteria. Based in New Berlin, one Enviro-Master Services franchise is busier than ever. At Brew City CrossFit in Milwaukee, nasty germs resting on kettlebells, exercise bikes and everything in between stand no chance against Enviro-Master’s virus vaporizer. “That sprayer emits a germicide that […]

  • ‘Try not to stress:’ Health officials warn against excessive stockpiling amid coronavirus spread

    MENOMONEE FALLS — In stores across the nation, items are disappearing off the shelves faster than employees can re-stock them. “The lines, minimum 45 minutes to check out, and that was through self-checkout. That’s a 20-item or less line,” said shopper Kathi Blatz. “The good news is they have a lot of toilet paper.” At Woodman’s in Menomonee Falls, you might mistake carts for bumper cars as shoppers were trying to snag popular items. Packages of toilet paper and cases […]

  • 2 more positive cases of coronavirus in Dane County; 2 pending in Kenosha County

    KENOSHA COUNTY — Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and Public Health Madison & Dane County announced Thursday, March 12 two additional cases of coronavirus. DHS officials said both patients had contact with the confirmed case out of Dane County reported Tuesday, March 10, and both patients were isolated at home. “This brings the total of confirmed cases to seven in just one week,” said State Health Officer Jeanne Ayers in a news release. “As we see more […]

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