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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.

Recent Articles
  • 2 months later, cause of deadly Beaver Dam apartment fire remains suspicious

    BEAVER DAM — It’s been more than two months since a devastating apartment fire in Beaver Dam killed two people. Thursday, June 14 we got a brand new look at the damage just one day after a setback in the police investigation. The fire, that happened on April 7, is still considered suspicious. Up until now, the apartment building at 3rd and LaCrosse in Beaver Dam, has been fenced off to onlookers, only providing one perspective of the massive fire. […]

  • ‘Tugs at your heart:’ Harley riders rev up their bikes for special ride, taking kids to MDA Summer Camp

    MILWAUKEE — Hundreds of bikers on Wednesday, June 13 revved up their Harleys to give children with muscular dystrophy quite the spin! Nearly 300 riders gathered at Iron Town Harley-Davidson for this very special event. “It kind of tugs at your heart. I hope we get a lot of bikes,” said Mary Meiller, Harley rider. Her biker name is “Grumpy,” but Meiller sure didn’t show it on Wednesday evening. She’s been participating in the MDA Summer Camp Harley Night for […]

  • Police: Men who conned elderly couple out of thousands in paving scam likely seeking new victims

    GERMANTOWN — An elderly couple from Germantown is out thousands of dollars after police say con men took advantage of their trusting nature. Police say the suspects have likely moved on to other neighboring communities — looking for another person to take advantage of. It’s a simple and effective scam. On Thursday, June 7, a white Chevy pickup truck pulled up to a home on Germantown’s west side. Two men walked up to the elderly couple outside, with a deal […]

  • ‘A beautiful young man:’ Large crowd gathers to honor MPD officer who died in the line of duty

    MILWAUKEE — A large crowd gathered Monday evening, June 11 near 76th and Silver Spring to pay their respects to fallen MPD Officer Charles Irvine Jr., who died after a crash Thursday, June 7. The officer, 23, lost his life after he and his partner were involved in a pursuit of a reckless driver. City leaders, police officers, members of the community and Officer Irvine’s family gathered to pray for the young man who dedicated his life to serving the […]

  • Dropped phone: Deputy involved in OWI arrest under investigation for possible prostitution

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee County sheriff’s deputy is at the center of a criminal investigation involving naughty pictures and possible prostitution after he allegedly dropped his phone into a woman’s purse after pulling her over for OWI earlier this year. Images found on the phone have the deputy answering a lot of questions. FOX6 News isn’t naming the deputy because he hasn’t been charged with a crime, but according to new search warrants, the district attorney’s office has a lot […]

  • 23-year-old officer dies in MPD squad crash near 76th and Silver Spring

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee police officer has died, another is injured after a violent crash on the city’s northwest side Thursday, June 7. The crash happened just after 5 p.m., near 76th and Silver Spring. A Milwaukee Police Department squad car rolled off the road and got wedged near an overpass. Milwaukee police have identified the officer who passed away as 23-year-old Charles Irvine Jr. He was a police aide for two years and an officer for nearly two years. Our […]

  • ‘He didn’t care:’ Woman, 70, run over by her own vehicle after teens stole her keys, sped away

    WAUWATOSA — A 70-year-old woman was run over with her own car after teenagers allegedly stole the vehicle from her. You may remember this case because of how it ended. Police had to use stop sticks because the vehicle was allegedly speeding down streets at 100 miles-per-hour. It happened in February, and it’s still causing pain. “I said ‘he’s going to run over me!'” said Rubye Lenora. She was knocked to the ground in her employer’s parking lot. Lenora said […]

  • ‘It’s devastating:’ MPS art teacher, still creating at age 85, killed in 3-vehicle crash in Wauwatosa

    WAUWATOSA — The Milwaukee County medical examiner released on Tuesday, June 5 the name of the 85-year-old woman killed in a three-vehicle crash at 82nd and North Avenue in Wauwatosa on June 1. The victim is Patricia Graham, and she leaves behind an incredible legacy. Graham’s red minivan was struck on Friday afternoon by an Audi which sped away after a traffic stop. A third vehicle was also involved in the wreck. The intersection where the wreck happened remained closed […]

  • Meet the GOAT of Jefferson: Bartender jumps into action to rescue drowning goat named Elsa 🐐

    JEFFERSON — A good Samaritan jumped into the river to save a drowning goat near the Jefferson dam. Mike Soleska told FOX6 News he grew up around goats and was raised on goat’s milk. He said when he realized what was happening, he knew he had to do something. It happened on Friday night, June 1. A goat grazing on a small island fell into the Rock River. Soleska was bar tending at a tavern near the dam when someone […]

  • ‘Wasn’t feeling well:’ Army staff sergeant from Milwaukee found dead in barracks in Italy

    MILWAUKEE — The unexpected death of an Army paratrooper is being felt by family members and friends who gathered Sunday, June 3 to remember him. Staff Sergeant Krasean Clayborn was found dead in his barracks in Italy Friday, June 1. There were no signs of foul play. Sadly, Clayborn’s wife just learned she’s pregnant with twins. Clayborn, 36, was a popular DJ in Europe, known as DJ Legend. “He was into helping other soldiers, helping other people make those major […]

  • Fire at historic Oak Creek farm causes $100K in damages

    OAK CREEK — A garage fire in Oak Creek Thursday afternoon, May 31 is burning right through the owner’s pocket. Investigators say it’s going to be at least $100,000. “This is one of the last working farms in the City of Oak Creek,” said Oak Creek Fire Chief Tom Rosandich. Fire Chief Tom Rosandich says his crew was able to contain most of the blaze to the garage, where it was sparked. Investigators are still looking into a cause. Rosandich […]

  • Officials: Military aircraft makes emergency landing after possible lightning strike

    MILWAUKEE — A KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft (KC-135) based out of Mitchell Air National Guard Base experienced an in-flight emergency on Wednesday afternoon, May 30. It returned to Milwaukee around 2:40 p.m. after experiencing what is believed to be a lightning strike. During the landing, two tires deflated, causing the aircraft to become disabled on the main north-south runway. “There was some kind of a poof when they landed,” said Ron Lampe, a bystander. There were no injuries. Nate Van Da Huvel […]