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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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    Chris Abele’s SAVE Transit Plan would create $60/year vehicle registration fee

    MILWAUKEE COUNTY — Owning and operating a car in Milwaukee County could soon cost you more — that’s if Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele gets his way. Abele revealed on Thursday, September 29th his SAVE Transit Plan, a plan he believes will generate dedicated funding for transit, preserve the GO Pass, and invest in the future with Bus Rapid Transit. Some argue, it’s just spinning wheels. FOX6 News first told you about the proposed wheel tax in July. Now, it’s one step closer […]

  • Rick Moss

    3 escorted out of Trump rally in Waukesha; detractors far outnumbered by supporters

    WAUKESHA — Donald Trump returned to Wisconsin on Wednesday, September 28th — in an effort to convince voters he did not secure in the April primary that he is the man for the job in the White House. But there was a fair number of people at the Waukesha County Expo Center who don’t want Trump to get elected. There were a handful of protesters outside the Waukesha County Expo Center Wednesday evening, September 28th. There were even a few minor […]

  • Raymond Barfield

    Teen caught on camera leaping from police van while handcuffed captured after crashing stolen car

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police confirmed for FOX6 News on Tuesday, September 27th a teenager caught on camera escaping from a police patrol wagon has been taken into custody. 17-year-old Raymond Barfield was arrested in a stolen vehicle in the area of 23rd and Nash Street on Monday, September 26th, around 9:30 p.m. The case will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days. PHOTO GALLERY The incident involving Barfield fleeing from a police van happened near […]

  • Crime in Milwaukee

    Hearings set: Want to weigh in on public safety issues in Milwaukee? Here’s your chance!

    MILWAUKEE — Members of the public in October will have the opportunity to provide feedback and input on potential solutions to public safety issues in Milwaukee during a series of community engagement hearings to be held throughout the city. “Here`s the opportunity for them to come forward and speak candidly as to what they feel are the challenges that impact Milwaukee`s public safety,” Alderman Bob Donovan said. Milwaukee Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton and Donovan, chair of the Public Safety Committee […]

  • Donald Trump debate watch party in Waukesha County

    “Passionate and spirited:” Trump supporters gather in Waukesha County to watch first debate

    WAUKESHA COUNTY — The highly anticipated debut debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump lived up to its billing Monday as the candidates clashed repeatedly over the economy, tax cuts for the wealthy and ISIS. Donald Trump supporters gathered to watch the debate in the heart of Waukesha Couty — the state’s Republican stronghold. Those supporters said their candidate is passionate about the issues, and isn’t afraid to tell the truth. FOX6’s Bret Lemoine: “How would you describe Trump`s tone?” […]

  • U.S. Postal Service

    180,000 trucks: Milwaukee company 1 of 6 finalists for major USPS government contract

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee company is one of six finalists for a major government contract. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett held a special news conference Sunday, September 25th at the site of the old Talgo plant in Century City, the largely abandoned manufacturing sector on the city’s north side — on the eve of his budget address. The United States Postal Service is looking for a contractor to build 180,000 postal trucks over a five-year period. REV Group is one of just […]

  • Jerika Bolen

    Jerika Bolen, who drew attention for deciding to end her life amid terminal illness has passed away

    APPLETON — A Wisconsin teenager who drew attention for deciding to end her life instead of continuing a battle with an incurable disease has died. Jerika Bolen’s mother, Jen, told Gannett Wisconsin Media (http://post.cr/2dnhKVa ) that the 14-year-old died Thursday, September 22nd at Sharon S. Richardson Hospice in Sheboygan Falls. Bolen suffered from Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 2, which destroys nerve cells that control voluntary muscle activity. She had never walked and had movement only in her head and hands. Bolen’s […]

  • Shooting near 20th & Hadley, Milwaukee

    Milwaukee police: 9-year-old boy accidentally shot by juvenile family member

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are investigating what is believed to be an accidental shooting that happened inside a home near 20th and Hadley on Wednesday afternoon, September 21st. Officials say a nine-year old boy was shot by a juvenile family member shortly before 4:00 p.m. A source tells FOX6 News the juvenile family member is six years old. Family members at the scene told FOX6’s Bret Lemoine the shooter is the half-brother of the victim. “It’s sad. It’s sad,” Denise Marshall, a […]

  • Walter Sundling

    Ahead of possible audit of King Veterans Home, family of WWII vet says he received better care at POW camp

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee family knows the conditions at the Wisconsin Veterans Home at King all too well. The home will be the subject of a public hearing in Madison Wednesday, September 21st. King is located about two hours northwest of Milwaukee in Waupaca County. Concerns began surfacing in 2005. Lawmakers are about to trigger an audit of the facility after claims of injuries, infections and tainted drinking water. FOX6 News has learned federal regulators recently cited King after staff […]

  • Kiara Patterson

    Munchausen by proxy: Mother accused of subjecting perfectly healthy infant to medical tests she didn’t need

    MILWAUKEE — Investigators believe a Milwaukee woman was subjecting her infant to medical tests the baby didn’t need. The mother claims the child was sick, while doctors said the baby was perfectly healthy. Prosecutors claim she took her four-month-old child to medical facilities nearly two dozen times since the baby was born. According to court records, a doctor made a referral to the “Child Advocacy Center” regarding medical child abuse, or symptoms of Munchausen by proxy. Taking your infant to […]

  • Common Ground in Sherman Park

    Common Ground rehabs 75 homes in Sherman Park in 5 year period: “We will see crime reduced as well”

    MILWAUKEE — There has been a movement in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood to increase property values and attract new businesses to the area — in the works long before the unrest in August in the wake of the fatal shooting of 23-year-old Sylville Smith by a Milwaukee police officer, but now, organizers are putting the spotlight on some positive developments there. The program is part of Common Ground’s “Milwaukee Rising” initiative. All of the funds that fuel the neighborhood turnaround are […]

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    New details: Driver involved in fatal crash at 32nd and Atkinson was intoxicated with suspended license

    MILWAUKEE — FOX6 News is learning more details about a single-vehicle crash that happened near 32nd and Atkinson Sunday morning, September 11th. Charges were filed against the driver on Wednesday, September 14th while family members gathered for a vigil. Police say the driver of the SUV was drunk and didn’t even have a driver’s license. It started at a birthday party Saturday night, and ended in a deadly wreck early Sunday morning. “This is unbelievable, it feels so unreal. About her […]