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.
MILWAUKEE — A 42-year-old man was killed in a shooting at Waz’s Pub near 46th Street and Burleigh Street early Sunday, Nov. 17. It happened just after midnight. Police said the man was shot while inside a business and died at the scene. “My niece got a phone call last night and she told me and we jumped up and we came up,” said Leisa Sanders, victim’s aunt. “Never, never would I imagine I would be having to bury my […]
BEAVER DAM — For Sharon Zuhlke, photos are all that’s left. Her grandson, Trenton, would have turned 3 years old in March. “He was so much fun, full of life, such a beautiful boy, happy. Just a joy,” Zuhlke said. Trenton died in February, a methadone overdose the cause of his death. Amanda Trost, Trenton’s mother, was charged with first-degree reckless homicide. Court documents state Trost called 911 the evening of Feb. 23, reporting that her son “was not breathing.” Help […]
MILWAUKEE — Outrageous cellphone video from inside a Milwaukee Popeyes restaurant shows a group of employees getting into a vicious brawl. This all went down while customers were inside. The violent encounter happened at the Popeyes near 76th and Good Hope Road around 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13. “It was just out of control,” said Richard Fourté, a customer. Richard Fourté wanted to avoid the drive-thru line — and went inside. “I said to myself, I said, ‘Wow, there’s […]
COLUMBIA COUNTY — Video released to FOX6 News on Thursday, Nov. 14 shows the terrifying moments a school bus carrying HOPE Christian School: Semper students from Milwaukee to Wisconsin Dells was struck on I-39 in May 2018. Twenty of the 33 people on the school bus were injured on Wednesday, May 23, 2018, after a semi-truck struck the bus. Two of the injured were flown from the scene for treatment. The school bus was loaded with students on their way […]
KENOSHA — A trip to Menards ended with the arrest of Kenosha County Board Chairman Daniel Esposito on Nov. 2 — accused of taking hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise. Newly released body camera video shows what unfolded when police confronted Esposito — who told officers he bought plywood and insulation from Menards. It wasn’t until they asked him about stolen roofing tar that his story changed. “They have you on camera there grabbing some roofing tar,” an officer told […]
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police released new information on Tuesday, Nov. 12 about the 25-year-old man sought in connection with the shooting of an off-duty firefighter near 105th Street and Cameron Avenue on Monday. The shooter was described as black, standing between 5’9″ and 5’11” tall, with light skin. Officials said he was wearing a ski mask. The vehicle being sought was described as an older model red Toyota four-door. The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. Monday. “Somebody just got shot […]
WASHINGTON COUNTY — Opening day came sooner than ever before at sports parks like Sunburst in Kewaskum and Little Switzerland Ski Area in Slinger– thanks to Mother Nature. “For the season, hopefully we won’t have such an up and down roller coaster with temperatures,” said Robert Friedl, Sunburst Winter Sports Park CEO. “This is on the early side of opening. Typically, over the years, Thanksgiving is the weekend we shoot for.” The early start was a first even for Little […]
WATERFORD — The plot thickens surrounding a controversial decision to change fire and emergency services in the Town of Waterford. A metallic substance spilling onto a clerk’s desk put officials with the Village of Waterford on high alert on Wednesday, Nov. 6. “I can’t imagine why someone would resort to tactics like this,” said Scott Burns, who lives in the Town of Waterford. The envelope led village officials to evacuate the building and call police. Mailed with the unknown substance […]
RACINE COUNTY — Racine County sheriff’s officials on Wednesday, Nov. 6 released body camera video of a traffic stop involving Green Bay Packers linebacker Za’Darius Smith, and two other players. A citation for possession/use of marijuana was filed Oct. 30 in Racine County, while a traffic forfeiture for speeding on freeway (20 to 24 miles per hour) was filed Oct. 21 in Racine County. Smith was stopped on Sept. 29 near the Highway 20 off-ramp while heading northbound on I-94. […]
MILWAUKEE — The White House and other Republicans are now responding to Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett’s comments about an acid attack on a Latino man on the city’s south side. “We as a nation and we as a city have to do better than this,” said Barrett on Monday, Nov. 4. A horrific attack on Friday, Nov. 1 left one man doused with acid. He suffered burns to his face and neck. The violent act prompted Barrett to speak out. […]
MILWAUKEE — Two families from two different cities came together Saturday, Nov. 2 for one cause. The “Stop the Violence Basketball Game” featured Milwaukee vs. Chicago at the MLK Center on Vliet Street near 17th Street. As two teams took the court Saturday, they weren’t so much competing against each other, as they were playing with the same goal in mind. “We all got to take some responsibility in this,” said Alissa Davenport, who lost her cousin to gun violence. […]
HARTFORD — A snowy Halloween was not only an obstacle for trick-or-treaters. It also caused a bit of stress for some high school football teams hoping to score a victory during the playoffs. The Hartford Orioles were set to take on the Holmen Vikings Friday night, Nov. 1. But the snow that fell on Thursday put that all into question — until the Hartford community came up with a plan. “I kept looking out the window — calling my grounds […]