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 — Shots were fired into a car, killing one person and injuring another near 10th and Chambers in Milwaukee Wednesday night, July 31. There were still no suspects in custody on Thursday, Aug. 1. Meantime, a memorial began forming Thursday for the 26-year-old man killed, who was known to loved ones as B-Man. Fatal shooting near 10th and Chambers in Milwaukee”Makes you feel like damn, that’s crazy, crazy around here,” said Tawan Perkins, who live nearby. Police say around […]
RACINE — A 64-year-old man died at the hospital after being hit by an alleged drunk driver Tuesday night, July 30 in Racine. It happened near 6th and Marquette streets. Off the clock and heading home around 11:30 p.m., Racine police officers spotted the man lying in the street. “We have an off-duty requesting 10-39 for a man down on the southwest corner,” said a 911 dispatcher. “Think it’s a male possibly hit by a car.” The officers notified Racine […]
MILWAUKEE — With anything new comes a learning curve, and electric scooters are no exception. Lime was the first company approved to participate in Milwaukee’s pilot program (on July 23), with other companies like Spin and Bird waiting in the wings. One week later, some said e-scooters have proven to be a hit, while others still aren’t so sure. “They are being pretty well utilized,” said Mike Amsden, City of Milwaukee multimodal transportation manager. “We have received some complaints.” Amsden […]
MILWAUKEE — Charges were filed Monday, July 29 against the man prosecutors say shot a 5-year-old girl following a road rage incident near 44th and Keefe on Thursday, July 25. Anthony Jenkins, 35, of Milwaukee, faces one count of endangering safety by reckless use of a firearm, and two counts of first degree recklessly endangering safety, use of a dangerous weapon. The shooting happened around 10:45 a.m. An arrest was made around 3 p.m. Thursday. The shooting was captured by […]
MILWAUKEE — One of the most prestigious of all military aviation squadrons — the United States Air Force Thunderbirds — touched down in Milwaukee on Thursday, July 25. They flew into the 128th Refueling Wing, gearing up for their demonstrations in the Milwaukee Air & Water Show. The Thunderbirds’ features are unmistakable. Their roar is apparent — they are the epitome of pride, professionalism and dedication. “It takes a lot of practice,” said Major Michelle Curran, U.S. Air Force Thunderbird […]
GREEN BAY — More than 350,000 people own a piece of the Green Bay Packers franchise. The annual Meeting of the Shareholders Wednesday, July 24 was an opportunity for them to come together. “It’s great here — just being at Lambeau,” said Charlie Abell, shareholder. More than 4,200 fans assembled for the annual meeting at Lambeau Field, where the sun was shining bright on Wednesday. “Hopefully that’s a good omen for the upcoming season,” said Paul Van de Sand, shareholder. […]
CALEDONIA — The Racine County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two men after a woman, 35, was pepper sprayed and robbed while trying to sell two iPhones. It happened Monday, July 22 in the Phantom Fireworks parking lot in Caledonia. “It went terribly wrong,” said Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling. “At the end of the day, it really is a roll of the dice when we’re meeting strangers.” According to authorities, a woman called 911 around 3 p.m. indicating she was […]
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 Washington County sheriff called a risky decision. On a quiet road in the Town of Erin, a burglar picked the wrong homeowner to mess with on Wednesday, July 17. “It’s inherently dangerous to confront someone who just committed a felony,” said Washington […]
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, July 15. Daylight on Monday revealed charred median walls — a reminder of just how dangerous the crash and subsequent fire were. Glowing flames illuminated the dark interstate on Sunday night, shutting down the interstate in both […]