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!
For the latest on Kasey’s day-to-day reports, connect with her on Twitter and Facebook. If you have a story tip or idea, send her an email at email@example.com.
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee’s proposed mask mandate ordinance was passed by the Milwaukee Common Council’s Public Safety and Health Committee Thursday, July 9, and now moves to the full Common Council for final approval during a special meeting Monday, July 13. Some major modifications were made to the proposal leading up to Thursday’s vote. The vote Thursday was three yes, one no and one abstained. Thursday’s special meeting of the committee was held to discuss the “MKE Cares” Milwaukee mask mandate […]
SHOREWOOD — Update: After nearly five hours of discussion, the Shorewood Village Board on Wednesday night, July 8 voted unanimously to pass an ordinance that will require anyone 4 years of age and older to wear a face mask in indoor public places. The original draft of the ordinance included an outdoor requirement as well, but after some opposition, board members removed that section. The indoor mask requirement — which applies to public places — could start as early as […]
MILWAUKEE — All Dane County residents will be required to wear masks when indoors under the first order of its kind in Wisconsin, issued Tuesday, July 7, as deaths from COVID-19 surpassed 800 statewide and confirmed cases again increased, particularly among young adults. Meanwhile, Milwaukee’s proposed mask mandate hit delays Tuesday after it was introduced Monday night. A Milwaukee Common Council committee was supposed to debate the proposal Wednesday — but that’s on hold while the proposal is revised. Following […]
MILWAUKEE — A man died at the hospital after he was shot by police on the property of the Milwaukee VA Medical Center near 47th Street and National Avenue Monday evening, July 6. He was identified by the medical examiner on Wednesday, July 8 as Joseph Denton, 35, of Milwaukee. VA officials said around 8:40 p.m., the “non-veteran male armed with a shotgun” entered VA property and was stopped by VA police outside the east entrance of the medical center. […]
MILWAUKEE — With Fourth of July weekend over, reality set in for some on Monday, July 6 — concerned about potential exposure to COVID-19. The Wisconsin National Guard testing site at UMOS in Milwaukee was bombarded, with many waiting hours in line. “It was insane,” said Nic Ystad, who waited more than four hours. “This is the first time I’ve ever seen it like this.” On a hot, summer day following a weekend away, what seemed like a never-ending line […]
FRANKLIN — The Milwaukee Milkmen game vs. the Chicago Dogs on Sunday, July 5 was postponed after two players tested positive for COVID-19 — just two days after the team’s home opener on Friday, July 3. Mike Zimmerman, owner and CEO of ROC Ventures, confirmed to FOX6 News on Sunday that both players who tested positive for COVID-19 are on the Milwaukee Milkmen. The Milkmen were set to take on Chicago in the third game of the series Sunday afternoon, […]
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department early Friday morning, July 3 said they have identified and located a victim involved in a possible abduction and battery incident that happened Thursday, July 2. Video shared by police shows a suspect grab a victim and forced her into a vehicle against her will. She is seen struggling to free herself from the suspect who, at one point, pulled her closer. The suspect is then seen pushing the victim through the front, driver’s […]
BROOKFIELD — Captured on witness cellphone video and seen thousands of times, a 13-year-old boy’s arrest has sparked outrage on social media. On Wednesday, July 1, Brookfield police released body camera video they said paints a clearer picture of what happened. Brookfield police said around 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, they were flagged down near 124th Street and Capitol Drive by a loss prevention officer from Burlington Coat Factory who offered information and a description of two juveniles alleged to […]
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday, June 30 charges against community activist Vaun Mayes for burglary as party to a crime and criminal trespass to dwelling following his Monday arrest police said was tied to unrest near 40th Street and Lloyd Street. The district attorney decided to pend the case for additional review, and Mayes was released from the Milwaukee County Jail Tuesday afternoon. “There’s a bunch of different people […]
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department arrested community activist Vaun Mayes on Monday, June 29 for a felony charge related to his alleged involvement in criminal activity that occurred near 40th Street and Lloyd Street on June 23. Dozens gathered at MPD Administration Building in downtown Milwaukee to protest Mayes’ arrest. Mayes was booked into the Milwaukee County Jail Monday evening with three pending charges. Some of those protesting his arrest said they believe Mayes was taken into custody in […]
MILWAUKEE — Young people and their families made their voices heard in Milwaukee’s Walker’s Point neighborhood Sunday, June 28 — marching in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. At 2nd Street and National Avenue, Courage MKE set out to empower our future leaders. “It’s time for systemic racism and oppression to say bye-bye,” said Montell Ross, organizer. “It’s time for us to unite as one.” The nonprofit organization provides housing, resources and other services for displaced and homeless LGBTQ […]
MILWAUKEE — It has been more than two weeks since a 70-year-old Milwaukee man with dementia seemingly vanished. Johnny Patterson hasn’t been seen or heard from since Tuesday, June 9, and his family is desperate for answers. Patterson’s family, on Thursday, June 25, told FOX6 News this is completely out of character for him. Now, they’re asking the public to help bring him home. “This is… it’s hard,” said Carrie Davis, Patterson’s daughter. At a loss for words, Davis’ pain […]