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.
MADISON — Fires at two transmission substations in Wisconsin’s capital on Friday, July 19 knocked out power to thousands of customers on the hottest day of the year to-date, sending dual plumes of thick, black smoke into the air and shutting down government buildings, courtrooms and businesses, and leading the governor to declare a state of emergency. It literally looked like Hiroshima, except it was black,” said Rick Niess, Dane County judge. No injuries were reported as a result of […]
WASHINGTON COUNTY — A homeowner took matters into her own hands in an effort to thwart a burglary. Instead of contacting authorities, in the heat of the moment, she decided to chase the burglar herself — something the sheriff called a risky decision. On a quiet road in the Town of Erin, a burglar picked the wrong homeowner to mess with. “It’s inherently dangerous to confront someone who just committed a felony,” said Washington County Sheriff Martin Schulteis. “I also […]
KENOSHA COUNTY — After going unsolved for more than three decades, state-of-the-art technology helped Kenosha County authorities break the case involving a John Doe homicide victim from 1988. Authorities announced during a new conference on Wednesday, July 17, that the man was positively identified as Robert Lyle Schwartz — born Jan. 16, 1944. When a highway survey crew discovered his decomposed body in a shallow grave in Pleasant Prairie, there was no way of knowing his identity would take decades […]
SLINGER — A Slinger woman nearly lost her life in a traumatic car wreck, but almost three years later, she is coming full circle — in more ways than one. “I was just overwhelmed. I was scared, but I was determined,” said Mallory Wiest. Wiest was determined to survive, and take back control of her life following a devastating car accident that changed everything. “I never in my life expected this would happen to me,” said Wiest. On July 22, […]
MILWAUKEE — Another fiery crash prompted another freeway shutdown — this time in Milwaukee County on Sunday night, July 14. The crash happened around 9 p.m. Sunday, shutting down I-43 in both directions at North Avenue. The roadway reopened around 1:30 a.m. Monday. The drivers involved were lucky to be alive in the wake of the crash. Daylight revealed charred median walls — a reminder of just how dangerous the crash and subsequent fire were. Glowing flames illuminated the dark […]
ELM GROVE — A toddler nearly drowned but was saved by the quick-thinking on-duty lifeguards. Surveillance video captured the rescue at the Village of Elm Grove Swimming Pool on Wednesday, July 10. “We just had a kid… I’m not sure what happened but they ended up doing CPR on him,” a 911 caller said. Just before 3 p.m., surveillance video shows a 3-year-old boy slip under the surface of the water at the pool located on Juneau Boulevard. “They acted […]
MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee man, 19, is charged in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Sunday night, June 30 near 28th and Auer. The accused is Cedric Turnbull Jr. He faces a felony charge of first degree reckless homicide and possession of a firearm by a adjudicated delinquent. “I just miss my brother,” said Michael Beamon, victim’s brother. Almost two weeks have passed since Jeffrey Beamon was shot and killed, but his brother — Michael Beamon — says not a […]
MILWAUKEE — The oldest and largest United States Hispanic advocacy organization kicked off its 90th annual convention in Milwaukee Wednesday, July 10. Local and national leaders with the League of United Latin American Citizens took the stage Wednesday night at Potawatomi Hotel & Casino. It has been 13 years since the convention has been held in Milwaukee, and it is expected to bring more than 20,000 people to the Cream City over four days. “We are over-elated. We are excited […]
RACINE COUNTY — A bar brawl turns ugly when police say the attacker uses a kickboxing move on his victim. Now, Philip Waldbauer of Burlington faces multiple charges for the alleged attack which happened at John’s Main Event on Pine Street in Burlington on Sunday, July 7. Waldbauer, 40, faces the following criminal charges: Misdemeanor battery Criminal damage to property Disorderly conduct Waldbauer appeared in Racine County court on Tuesday, July 9 by video conference. He has been in trouble […]
MILWAUKEE — “Find a job.” Those are dreaded words most of us have heard from our parents at one time or another. A couple of teens Milwaukee are thinking outside of the box when it comes to making a few extra bucks this summer. With precise movements and a steady hand, Lexxi Fuller on Monday, July 8 used ‘normal acrylic paint’ to tell a story. Meanwhile, her sister Arianna told a different tale — with a bit more guidance. “Then, […]
MILWAUKEE — The United States women’s national soccer team won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday, July 7 when Megan Rapinoe converted a tiebreaking penalty kick in the second half and Rose Lavelle added a goal. Fans in Milwaukee celebrated each step of the way. Excitement for the USWNT echoed within The Highbury Pub in Milwaukeeon Sunday, spilling onto Kinnickinnic Avenue. “The whole building shakes when a goal is […]
MILWAUKEE — The Women’s World Cup finale is finally here! Kasey stopped by The Highbury Pub in Bay View to chat with eager fans about what they’re expecting from the big game. Needless to say, they were pumped! Learn more about The Highbury Pub HERE.