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 –The last standing wall of the old Bradley Center came tumbling down on the morning of Friday, May 31 — ending an era with a bang. The building has been taken down bit by bit since being replaced by Fiserv Forum, located next-door. “I think a little surreal,” said Milwaukee Bucks President Peter Feigin. It’s the grand finale to a months-long demolition project, which got off the ground in January as the roof of the 30-year-old arena was imploded. […]
GERMANTOWN — A crash on I-41 southbound near Holy Hill Road turned the life of a Kewaskum family upside down. Five brothers, 16 years old and younger, were all injured in the rollover crash that happened on Wednesday, May 29. FOX6 News was told the boys were on their way to soccer practice. “They came around a curve up a hill and they had to abruptly stop and lost control,” said Chief Peter Hoell, Germantown Police Department. Chief Hoell said […]
RACINE COUNTY — Two people appeared in court in Racine County Tuesday, May 28, accused of driving under the influence — arrested within hours of each other on Sunday, May 26. Both are repeat offenders. Charges are as follows: Michael Erickson, 40, of Waterford Resisting or obstructing an officer, repeater OWI, fifth or sixth, general alcohol concentration enhancer As Erickson made his initial court appearance Tuesday, probable cause was found for further proceedings and a preliminary hearing was set for […]
MILWAUKEE — We remember and honor a legend — Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr, who died Sunday, May 26 at the age of 85. Under the lights of Lambeau Field, Starr is remembered as a man of many titles. “This was a special human being,” said Tom Pipines, former FOX6 Sports Director. The quarterback with Crimson Tide roots took his talents to Green Bay in 1956. He won five world championships with the Packers — including […]
MILWAUKEE — Throughout the NBA Playoffs, there’s been one constant and that’s the support from Milwaukee Bucks fans. But coming off a Game 5 loss to the Toronto Raptors, what’s the mood among fans? “To be honest I’m nervous for the first time in this entire playoff series,” said Chris Norton, Who’s On Third general manager. “Disappointing but they had a good fight,” said Denise Lorge, Bucks fan. At the Milwaukee Public Market Friday, May 24, Bucks fan Ryan Gersonde […]
MILWAUKEE — As the Milwaukee Bucks take a shot at putting Milwaukee on the map with a spot in the NBA Finals, hotels in the city have benefited from the team’s success. “Our name is in the paper across the world every day right now,” said Greg Marcus, president and CEO of The Marcus Corporation. A bustling Deer District before and after games has proven to be a slam dunk for Milwaukee’s economy. “It is what we talked about when […]
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks fans have not disappointed this postseason — constantly coming up with new ways to share their Bucks pride. FOX6 News on Tuesday, May 21 caught up with two Milwaukee men dedicating a lot of time and creativity into cheering on the deer. “I started cutting hair in about ’96,” said Rio Prime, a barber at Classics Barber Shop near Astor and Brady. In the midst of Bucks excitement, Prime was putting a spin on the typical […]
KENOSHA — Loved ones came together to honor the life of Kaylie Juga, 15, Monday, May 20 as a visitation was held in Kenosha. The young student-athlete was shot and killed, allegedly by her ex-boyfriend. Juga’s mother Stephanie was wounded. Hand in hand, family members, friends and even strangers said their goodbyes. “Kaylie was my best friend,” said Jennifer DeZoma. The death of the 15-year-old brought hundreds of people to Piasecki Funeral Home on Monday, May 20. “I’m going to […]
MILWAUKEE — The further the Bucks advance in the NBA playoffs, the bigger the crowds in and around the Fiserv Forum become. For fans preparing to pack the Deer District on Friday, May 17, Bucks officials are also encouraging you to pack your patience. “Safety is really the name of the game for all of this,” said Dustin Godsey, Chief Marketing Officer for the Milwaukee Bucks. Godsey says between 8,000 and 10,000 people descended on the plaza for game one […]
MILWAUKEE — A firefighter responding to a medical emergency was killed in a shooting at a bus station in Appleton that left a police officer and two others injured, officials said. The shooting happened after police and firefighters responded to a medical emergency around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 15 at Valley Transit in downtown Appleton, fire and police officials said. Appleton Officer Meghan Cash said there was no ongoing threat to the community, but she didn’t say if anyone was […]
WAUKESHA COUNTY — Turning a house into a home is no easy task, but it’s a whole lot easier when its foundation has a purpose. On Tuesday, May 14, one Waukesha family’s life was being changed one nail at a time, thanks to Habitat for Humanity‘s “Women Build” event. “This one is customized for Dawn and her family,” said Michael Crowley, CEO of Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County. Dawn Lhuillier was featured during this year’s “Women Build” event. “Women […]
MILWAUKEE — In celebration of the Bucks, we’re going Greek for the Greek Freak! Kasey spent the morning at Ouzo Cafe in Milwaukee where she’s turning up the heat in the kitchen. About Ouzo Cafe (website) When our parents and grandparents made their journey from Greece to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, they brought the old country with them – the traditions, music, recipes, and yes, the Ouzo. Our family cherishes their heritage and culture, and we inspire our children with it. Being […]