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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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    Family: 15-year-old Marco Hilson, who died after five-vehicle crash “a good kid,” not a gang member

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — 15-year-old Marco Hilson, the driver of a vehicle that was stolen during an armed robbery and eventually involved in a crash involving five vehicles near 60th and Capitol last Wednesday, April 15th has died. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office says Hilson died on Saturday, April 18th just before midnight. He died as a result of multiple blunt force injuries, including a severe traumatic brain injury. Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn said during a news conference following […]

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    “All the killings – it’s for nothing:” Faith leaders hope power of prayer will help stop the violence

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — We saw an especially violent week in Milwaukee last week. From Sunday, April 12th through Sunday, April 19th, we saw 14 shootings in Milwaukee, and Milwaukee police are investigating seven homicides that occurred within this period. During Easter weekend, Milwaukee saw seven shootings — five of them occurring within a two-hour period. Could prayer be the answer to all the violence? Faith leaders in Milwaukee are taking their message out of the church and into the street. […]

  • •	The arena arrival experience is augmented by a transparent façade that marks the front door and monumental atrium within. 
•	The dynamic entertainment live block will serve as both arena forecourt and community living room. This will be the year round destination that draws the people of the region together for unforgettable experiences and a place people will love to gather for generations to come.

    Alderman comes up with plan to fund Milwaukee Bucks arena, and it involves sales tax

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee Alderman Bob Bauman has come out with a plan to help fund a new Milwaukee Bucks arena in downtown Milwaukee — and it involves a sales tax. “Sales tax is the solution,” Alderman Bauman said. Alderman Bauman has suggested Milwaukee County create a one percent sales tax. Bauman says the money would cover the public funding for the project, as well as other public needs, such as parks, cultural institutions and transit, things currently covered by […]

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    “So many cared about him:” Serious threats for Elmbrook Humane Society after dog put down

    BROOKFIELD (WITI) — A bad dog or a bad decision? A debate is raging online after the Elmbrook Humane Society decided to put down a troubled dog. It has been so heated, serious threats have been made. That has Brookfield police increasing patrols in the area surrounding the shelter. The Elmbrook Humane Society in Brookfield prides itself on being a no-kill shelter. Humane Society officials say last year alone, 95% of the animals at the shelter were placed in loving homes. […]

  • West Allis fatal shooting 57th and National

    Search warrant affidavit reveals chilling new details in fatal shooting in West Allis

    WEST ALLIS (WITI) — There is chilling new information about a fatal shooting that occurred in West Allis last Wednesday night, April 8th near 57th and National. A 20-year-old woman was shot and left for dead. Her friend was tied up and killed in the back of a car. There are now new clues as to why this may have happened. It was a late-night scene in West Allis that some will never forget. A woman was shot — seen […]

  • Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton says “I am running for president,” launches second bid for White House

    (CNN) — Hillary Clinton put an end to months of speculation on Sunday by officially announcing her candidacy for president, giving the former secretary of state another shot at cracking the highest glass ceiling in American politics. The initial word came in an email to supporters from John Podesta, a longtime Clinton ally, then a video launched on YouTube and a newly minted Facebook page. “I’m getting ready to do something too. I’m running for president,” Clinton said in the […]

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    “She was covered in blood:” One dead, one injured in West Allis shooting, no one in custody

    WEST ALLIS (WITI) — A woman who was grazed in the head by a bullet mustered the strength to knock on a West Allis door after her boyfriend was shot and killed. This was a double shooting, and no one is in custody. Witnesses say the woman was panicking. Thanks to a nearby business owner, the aftermath of the shooting was all caught on video. At around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday evening, April 8th, a knock came at Claudia Derringer’s door […]

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    Bucks, developers reveal arena plan that will transform downtown; so what do fans think?

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee’s downtown could soon look very different! The Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday, April 8th unveiled plans for a $500 million Milwaukee Bucks arena, and a $500 million sports and entertainment district that would surround it. The Bucks and their developers say the vision is for a 700,000 square foot, 17,000 seat arena designed for maximum flexibility and year-round use. Developers have their renderings and now, they just need the cash to fund the project. So what do […]

  • Ann Walsh Bradley, James Daley

    Ann Walsh Bradley elected to third term on Wisconsin Supreme Court, defeating James Daley

    MADISON (WITI/AP) — On Tuesday, April 7th, Election Day in Wisconsin, two questions affecting the Wisconsin Supreme Court were on the ballot. The first: the race between incumbent Justice Ann Walsh Bradley, seeking a third 10-year term, and her challenger, Rock County Circuit Judge James Daley. The second: a constitutional amendment that would change the 126-year-old practice of having the most senior justice serve as chief justice. Shortly before 10:00 p.m. Tuesday, the Associated Press called the Supreme Court race for […]

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    Funding a new Bucks arena: Barrett says “city and county together” will pitch in $50M

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Who is going to pay for a proposed downtown Milwaukee Bucks arena, and how? Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett quoted Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers Thursday, April 2nd when asked about a funding proposal for a downtown Milwaukee Bucks arena — saying “just relax.” The new arena is required by the NBA in order to keep the Bucks in Milwaukee. A plan must be in place by 2017, according to NBA rules. On Thursday, Mayor Barrett announced a […]

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    “I just love the Badgers!” Bucky’s fans flood Kohl Center to send team off to Final Four in Indianapolis

    MADISON (WITI) — Fans, players and Coach Bo Ryan are pumped up! We’re just three days away from the Badgers big Final Four matchup with the Kentucky Wildcats, and on this Wednesday, April 1st, fans gathered to send the team off to Indianapolis. As the gates opened, hundreds flooded the area surrounding the Kohl Center to show their support for the Badgers. “I just love the Badgers — and I’m here to support them — get the team pumped up for a […]

  • Clayton Osbon

    Former JetBlue pilot from Mequon suing airline after his 2012 in-flight meltdown – but why?

    (WITI/CNN) — A former JetBlue pilot who scared passengers when he yelled about terrorists and bombs during a flight is suing the airline for nearly $15 million. 52-year-old Clayton Osbon grew up in Mequon and learned to fly in southeastern Wisconsin. He now says JetBlue should have kept him from flying after he showed signs of mental illness. In the 2012 incident, Osbon had to be locked out of the cockpit and the co-pilot made an emergency landing. Cell phone […]


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