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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
KENOSHA COUNTY — A Kenosha County man leads authorities on a miles-long pursuit. But it seems, he was in no rush. The pursuit lasted approximately 14 miles at speeds between 10-15 mph. It all ended 45 minutes after it began. Even with rims grinding against the pavement, a Paddock Lake man had no plans to surrender during a police pursuit on Wednesday evening, Sept. 18. Authorities say 31-year-old David Seal, who is extended supervision right now, was behind the wheel. Seal […]
MILWAUKEE — Built in the 1800s, St. Stanislaus Church near 5th and Mitchell streets in Milwaukee has sustained many years of wear and tear, but the long-standing parish is slowly coming back to life. On Wednesday, Sept. 18, St. Stanislaus Church was being returned to its beginnings. “We want to restore the church to how it was built,” said Abbe George Baird, St. Stanislaus clerical oblate. After a meticulous, months-long process, on Wednesday, both of the church’s refurbished copper domes […]
WILMOT — Video showing two Wilmot Union High School students rushing the field during a football game on Friday night, Sept. 6 blew up online, and revealed the surprising moment a coach took matters into his own hands. “I take my camera everywhere,” said David Amborghini. Amborghini was in the stands, capturing the commotion. “I didn’t expect it,” said Amborghini. He also didn’t expect what happened next. “And then you heard everyone say, ‘Oh,’ when they got hit,” said Amborghini. The […]
NEW LONDON — It was an incredible turnout for Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr’s celebration of life at Rawhide in New London on Saturday, Sept. 14. Starr passed away on May 26 at the age of 85. “I can imagine he’s looking down and how proud he feels,” said Cherry Starr, Bart Starr’s widow. While his storied career will go down in pro-football history, Bart Starr was just as passionate about his legacy off the gridiron. “What […]
WEST BEND — One man’s plan to steal credit card information was foiled thanks to an employee paying close attention. The accused is 30-year-old Florin Ardel, who unknowingly turned himself into police. The incident happened in August, but charges weren’t filed until last week. Police say part of the reason is because Ardel was using an alias and wouldn’t admit his true identity. “If something doesn’t feel right, look right… question it,” said Lt. Paul Pokorski, West Bend Police Department. […]
KENOSHA COUNTY — Heavy rainfall Wednesday night, Sept. 11 prompted “high water” warning signs to pop up throughout parts of Kenosha on Thursday, Sept. 12. “It was forecasted for about half-an-inch of rain last night, but we got upwards of three inches throughout the city,” said Curt Czarnecki, general manager for Kenosha Water Utility. Near 38th Street and 84th Avenue, a section of the road was under water. Nearby, storm drains struggled to keep up. As a general reminder, you’re […]
MILWAUKEE — Two Milwaukee women were in the right place at the right time when they spotted who they thought was a missing man at the center of a Silver Alert. Their instincts and actions quite possibly saved his life. For Nydia Diaz and Angela Fabila-Hintz, their morning routine will never seem quite so ordinary. “It was like we were meant to be there,” said Fabila-Hintz. Carpooling to work in Milwaukee’s Menomonee Valley on Wednesday, Sept. 11, someone caught their […]
MILWAUKEE — A 61-year-old man suffered serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while trying to cross the street near 11th and Atkinson on Monday, Sept. 9. Officials say after hitting the pedestrian, the driver took off. Milwaukee police have asked for the public’s help in finding the person responsible. “I don’t know what to make of it,” said Antiane Means, lives near 11th and Atkinson. Around 10:15 Monday night, Antiane Means says he saw the commotion unfold. […]
MILWAUKEE — Heartache for one family became the gift of life for another. One year after a Cedarburg man received a heart transplant, his journey came full circle on Saturday, Sept. 7. “I’ve been blessed with a great match,” said Tom Schroeder. It’s been one year since Tom Schroeder was given a second chance at life. “It was very special, like we were soul brothers,” said Tom Schroeder, heart transplant recipient. In need of a heart transplant, Tom spent 50 […]
MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee high school class went back in time — stepping foot in the very halls where they met five decades ago. “We were the first in and the first out in 1969,” said Tracy Spoerl, graduated Madonna High School in 1969. Fifty years since leaving the halls of Madonna — an all girls Catholic high school in Milwaukee — the class of 1969 returned Friday, Sept. 6. “It’s surreal,” said Joan Nelson-Thome, graduated Madonna High School in […]
CHICAGO — It is a rivalry for the ages — and a game that has been almost 100 years in the making. The Green Bay Packers are in Chicago Thursday evening, Sept. 5 to take on the Bears. Fans on both sides of the gridiron are converging upon the Windy City with excitement! “My husband has been a huge Packers fan since he was little,” said Renae Morales, a Packers fans. Fans in Chicago made their way to the NFL […]
UPDATE (Sept. 5): Rene Ujaque-Rodriguez has been found safe. MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee woman is desperate to find her missing husband who hasn’t been seen or heard from in days. “Somebody had to see something,” said Angela Ujaque, who’s looking for her missing husband. Angela Ujaque told FOX6 News her husband, Rene Ujaque-Rodriguez, left their home near 26th and Greenfield around 10 a.m. Friday morning, Aug. 30 with plans to take the bus. “He was on his way to apply […]