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.
ELM GROVE — A toddler nearly drowned but was saved by the quick-thinking of 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 […]
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 an 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 […]
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.
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Days after a group of 10 suspects were caught on camera stealing more than $30,000 worth of merchandise from The North Face store at the Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets, FOX6 News has learned a second store in the same mall was hit with a similar theft on Thursday, July 4. Police confirm the latest store targeted by shoplifters at the Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets was True Religion. It comes after surveillance video from The North Face store — […]
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — The Pleasant Prairie Police Department is working to identify 10 male suspects after they were caught on camera stealing more than $30,000 worth of merchandise from The North Face store at the Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets. FOX6 News spoke with Police Chief David Smetana about the incident — which happened Monday evening, July 1. Smetana indicated 10 males walked into the store, nine of them grabbed merchandise, and the suspects were in and out of the store […]
MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers made 78 partial vetoes to the state budget passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature before signing it Wednesday, ignoring pleas from some liberals who wanted the new Democratic governor to reject the entire two-year spending plan. In a message to lawmakers, Evers said he considered taking the unprecedented step but decided against it because it “would have been more of the same divisiveness and petty, political theatrics that the people of Wisconsin have had to put up […]
RACINE — As you count down to the end of your work week and get ready to indulge in food, fun and fireworks for the Fourth of July, there is one thing the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) wants you to remember. Drive safely — especially in construction zones. “We need your help,” said Michael Pyritz, communications manager for the WisDOT Southeast Region. WisDOT officials say more than 930,000 vehicles will be on the roads this holiday weekend. “We’re expecting […]
RACINE — The man accused of shooting and killing Racine Police Officer John Hetland made his first court appearance in Racine on Monday afternoon, July 1 — and bond was set at $5 million. The accused, Dalquavis Ward, 26, appeared by video conference. He has been charged with the following: First-degree intentional homicide — use of a dangerous weapon Armed robbery Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon “If the defendant is found guilty in this case, he is […]