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Prior to joining the FOX6 team, Bret Lemoine reported for the CBS affiliate in Green Bay (WFRV). Wisconsin is home: Bret grew up in Waukesha and interned in the Milwaukee TV market while attending the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point (UWSP).

During his time at WFRV, Bret covered some of the biggest stories in our state. He was in Madison for daily updates during the collective bargaining debate in 2011. He also covered the Kaukauna tornadoes, the Marinette High School shooting and was stationed in Dallas as the Packers won Super Bowl XLV.

Bret previously worked at WMBD in Peoria, Illinois as a Weekday Reporter and Weekend Anchor/Producer. His reports were recognized twice by the Illinois Broadcasters Association - once in the category of Best Hard News story in 2007, and again in 2008 for his weekly franchise series, "Streets of Speed." In 2011, he was recognized by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for his work covering the Chestnut St. fire.

Bret enjoys traveling. Some of the places he's visited include Turkey, Germany, Jamaica, England, Finland, Estonia and many others! In his spare time, Bret enjoys working out, watching TV and talking with people. He is also a big Superman fan.

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    President Obama speaks to hundreds at UW-La Crosse, focuses on middle class economy

    LA CROSSE — President Barack Obama says that despite unemployment falling to a seven-year low, there is more work to do to increase Americans’ wages. President Obama visited UW-La Crosse on Thursday, July 2nd touting a proposed Labor Department rule that would make more workers eligible for overtime. The move is backed by organized labor, which has been at odds with President Obama over his push for an Asia-Pacific free trade pact. After touting recent economic successes, President Obama got down to […]

  • President Barack Obama

    President Obama to make his first visit to La Crosse on Thursday to talk overtime rules

    LA CROSSE — President Barack Obama will be in Wisconsin on Thursday, July 2nd — speaking at UW-La Crosse about the economy. It is believed President Obama will propose changes to rules concerning salaried employees who work overtime. Preparations were already underway on Wednesday inside the Recreational Eagle Center to welcome President Obama to the UW-La Crosse campus on Thursday. “Everyone is enthusiastic and looking forward to it,” J.D. Wine, La Crosse County Democratic chairman said. Wine says hundreds are […]

  • MCTS shuttles at Summerfest

    Summerfest officials: Bus service stoppage a ‘major disruption’ ahead of busy holiday weekend

    MILWAUKEE — It is being called a “work stoppage” by Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998 leaders — and it means no Milwaukee County Transit System bus service effective 3:00 a.m. Wednesday. The work stoppage will continue through 3:00 a.m. Saturday, July 4th — and it will have an effect on Summerfest as we approach the busy Fourth of July holiday weekend. This “work stoppage” comes after members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998 voted on a new four-year contract on Monday, […]

  • Robin Vos

    Arena financing deal: Speaker Vos says he has the votes in the Assembly, but what about the Senate?

    MADISON — Republican Assembly Speaker Robin Vos says he has enough votes to pass a financing plan for a $500 million Milwaukee Bucks arena that relies on $250 million from state and local taxpayers. It’s unclear whether there are enough votes in the Senate. Vos on Monday, June 29th released the draft of the proposal along with an analysis by the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau. It comes nearly a month after the outline of the deal was first announced by Gov. Scott […]

  • Playground fire (PHOTO: Calvin Graham)

    “It went up too fast:” Firefighters battle blaze at playground, neighbors think it was sparked by kids

    MILWAUKEE — School is out for the summer, but there’s one less place for kids living on Milwaukee’s north side to spend their time. A playground near Buffum and Center burned to the ground on Sunday afternoon, June 28th. The fire has parents raising their eyebrows, and neighbors asking questions. A playground is supposed to be a place kids can go to have fun, and it can help them stay out of trouble. A witness says he believed kids sparked […]

  • Allen Bozeman

    Cash bail set at $7,500 for MPS mentor accused of sexual assault, as another victim comes forward

    MILWAUKEE — 56-year-old Allen Bozeman, a mentor at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Thurston Woods Academy who is on emergency suspension — charged in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a child appeared in court on Thursday, June 25th for his preliminary hearing. This, as we are hearing from another victim, who claims Bozeman sexually harassed her when she was in fifth grade, and school leaders did nothing about it. She says she warned the school’s principal about Bozeman years before these […]

  • Stanley Van Wagner

    Police: Family of Stanley Van Wagner, found dead in Oconomowoc, uncooperative

    OCONOMOWOC — The family of 50-year-old Stanley Van Wagner, who was found dead in the basement of his home back on May 17th is not cooperating with the investigation. This, according to Oconomowoc Police Chief Dave Beguhn. This is Oconomowoc’s first homicide in at least six years — and a priority case for investigators. Investigators say they found shell casings and bullets at the scene of the crime that are consistent with a gun Van Wagner owned. Chief Beguhn now says the […]

  • Allen Bozeman

    “I was outraged – disgusted:” Mentor accused of exposing himself inside MPS Thurston Woods Academy

    MILWAUKEE — He is a man students once looked up to, and he’s now accused of taking advantage of them. A Milwaukee Public Schools mentor has been suspended amid claims he exposed himself to a male student multiple times. 56-year-old Allen Bozeman faces one count of first degree child sex assault – sexual contact with a person under the age of 13, and exposing genitals/pubic area/intimate parts to a child — both felony charges. Bozeman’s alleged actions occurred at Thurston […]

  • Storm damage in Glendale

    At peak of storms, 25K without power: “One of the most significant (outages) this storm season”

    GLENDALE — Storms that pushed through Monday morning, June 22nd left a mess in their path, as high winds downed trees across southern Wisconsin. Thousands were without power, and some worried about a possible second round of storms. A We Energies spokeswoman tells FOX6 News the power outages we saw Monday were the worst so far this year. It was strong winds more than anything else that led to problems for some during Monday’s storms. The storms took down a […]

  • Home Run Heaven

    “I’m taking action:” Increase in security at Home Run Heaven two weeks after chaos following concert

    RACINE — Security was stepped up in a big way at Home Run Heaven in Racine. The facility hosted its first event since several were arrested back on June 7th — following a concert at the venue. A Milwaukee man and his son were criminally charged after chaos erupted outside a concert on Sunday night, June 7th. The incident ended with five people arrested, a few people tased, and 17 squads from different agencies responding to the scene. 35-year-old Luis Dorantes of Milwaukee […]

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    “Nothing was suspicious at all:” Con man scams strangers, says he’s stranded & gets away with cash

    WATERFORD — Preying on the kindness of strangers. A man has pocketed hundreds of dollars from people who think he’s stranded far from home with no money or gas. But it turns out, he’s the one taking them for a ride. It was an unusual but heartfelt request from a man walking into Rebecca Palmer’s salon earlier this week. “He was having car trouble and wasn’t from the area,” said Palmer. Palmer says the man asked to use the business‘ phone […]

  • Deangelo Garcia

    Indicted: 25-year-old man, in connection with attempted armed robbery, shooting at Bouchards

    MILWAUKEE — A 25-year-old Milwaukee man has been charged federally in connection with a 2014 attempted armed robbery and shooting on Milwaukee’s north side. DeAngelo Garcia was indicted on federal counts of robbery and use of a firearm during a crime of violence — accused of shooting the 36-year-old Bouchards owner during a November 18th, 2014 robbery attempt at the Bouchards clothing store in Milwaukee. A federal criminal complaint in this case indicates during the attempted armed robbery, two black males who had their […]


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