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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
  • Miller Lite

    “It’s going to happen:” Officials with local breweries keeping eye on possible “Bud-Miller” merger

    MILWAUKEE — The latest merger deal between Miller and Budweiser’s parent companies has gone flat for now — but in Milwaukee, a city known for its brew, some with local breweries are keeping a close eye on a potential Bud-Miller deal. A special flavor was being bottled at the Milwaukee Brewing Company Wednesday, October 7th. “It`s called the Apricot Saison Booyah,” Jim McCabe, Milwaukee Brewing Co. president said. It is non-stop action inside the Walker’s Point brewery. McCabe says that’s indicative […]

  • Bay View Bowl

    “It’s come so far:” Owners of Bay View Bowl make startling discovery, realize it’s 90 years old!

    BAY VIEW — The owners of Bay View Bowl recently made a startling discovery: Their bowling alley has been around a lot longer than they realized. A big bash ushered in a huge milestone for the entire community. “I am very proud of this bowling center. It`s just come so far,” Mike Kosinski, owner of Bay View Bowl said. No one knew how far, until Kosinski did some digging. “Found out that the building was constructed in 1925!” Kosinski said. […]

  • Schuetze Rec Center in Waukesha

    “The public has to be protected:” FOX6 learns of second incident involving Waukesha school intruder

    WAUKESHA — Last week, he stormed his way into Lowell Elementary School in Waukesha and hit several people. Now, we’re learning that wasn’t the first time this 17-year-old physically assaulted someone. Just days before the incident at Lowell, police say he wandered into a rec center and slapped two teachers. It was a quiet afternoon at the Schuetze Rec Center in Waukesha. “We had just finished with our bridge group,” Jim Karius remembers. Karius was just cleaning up when he […]

  • ATU Local 998 members vote on new contract

    Rejected: 92% of MCTS bus drivers union members vote “no” on latest contract

    MILWAUKEE — Leaders of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 998, the MCTS bus drivers union, said on Monday evening, October 5th union members voted to REJECT the latest contract being offered by Milwaukee County. Local 998 leaders say the vote was 92% to reject the proposed contract — and authorize a “work action,” if necessary, as determined by union leaders. James Macon, president of ATU Local 998 tells FOX6 News the next step is arbitration, and that a strike has not […]

  • Andrew Obregon

    Series of weekend crimes linked to person of interest in homicide: “He wants to go out in a blaze of glory”

    KENOSHA COUNTY — Police describe Andrew Obregon as a person of interest in a recent homicide case — and all weekend long, he’s been accused of stealing vehicles, leading authorities on high-speed pursuits and even robbing gas stations. We are hearing from one of Obregon’s alleged victims, as law enforcement officials continue their manhunt. Investigators with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department say two crimes which happened overnight from Saturday, October 3rd into Sunday, October 4th are the latest crimes linked […]

  • Pewaukee High School homecoming football game

    “Had to go through metal detectors:” Pewaukee H.S. heightens security for homecoming festivities

    PEWAUKEE — Pewaukee High School saw some extra security during the homecoming game. The football game was held Saturday afternoon, October 3rd because a threatening note found earlier in the week prompted officials to cancel classes and activities on Friday. It was supposed to be a game played under the Friday night lights. But instead, students at Pewaukee High School are celebrating homecoming on Saturday afternoon. “Things felt more serious coming to the game,” said Colin Marks, Pewaukee High School […]

  • Lowell Elementary School

    “He hits me in the face with a closed fist:” Upset parent speaks out on Lowell Elementary School intruder

    WAUKESHA — An elementary school in Waukesha was locked down this week — as a teen pushed his way in. It happened at Lowell Elementary School on Tuesday, September 29th. On Thursday, FOX6 News spoke exclusively with a parent who says she was punched in the face by the 17-year-old boy. The woman says she could lose two teeth because of that punch, and she’s upset the boy who did it won’t face charges. Lydia Dischler says she had no idea what she […]

  • Hank Aaron Trail

    “We’re terrified:” After sexual assault on Hank Aaron Trail, one runner says harassment is common

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are seeking a suspect following a sexual assault that occurred on the Hank Aaron Trail on Tuesday, September 29th. This, as some who use the Hank Aaron Trail regularly tell FOX6 News incidents like this are becoming more common. Police say the victim, a 27-year-old Milwaukee woman, told officers she was running on the trail when a suspect on a bicycle approached her, grabbed her and fondled her. The woman screamed — and the suspect fled from […]

  • Horning Middle School in Waukesha

    Police say three girls, one boy accused of taking inappropriate photos with school-issued iPads

    WAUKESHA — Waukesha police call it a growing issue: Students using school-issued equipment, like iPads, to take inappropriate photos. The most recent case happened at Horning Middle School last Friday, September 25th. Police reported students were using their school-issued iPads to take nude photos. No charges have been filed, but police say this case involves three girls and one boy, who could be looking at felony charges. “It could be child pornography, using a computer to facilitate a sex act — […]

  • Armed robbery at Elm Grove Sendik's

    Caught on camera: Men wearing Halloween masks attempt to rob safe at Elm Grove Sendik’s

    ELM GROVE — Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Elm Grove Sendik’s grocery store on Watertown Plank Road. The robbery happened around 6:00 a.m. on Monday, September 28th. Investigators say two armed men wearing Halloween masks approached two product delivery workers — taking at least one at gunpoint through the rear entrance of the store. “They brought him into the store and demanded to be taken to where the safe area is in the building,” Elm Grove Police […]

  • MCTS

    “He should get his job back:” MCTS releases video showing fight involving bus driver, passengers

    MILWAUKEE — The video is startling. Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) officials on Thursday, September 24th released surveillance video that shows a fight between a bus driver and a passerby we’re told is transgender. The altercation resulted in the bus driver losing his job. Now, his union representatives are fighting to get him his job back. We’re told neither party will face criminal charges in connection with this altercation. However, both men are expected to be issued citations. It happened […]

  • Oak Creek Mayor Steve Scaffidi's book "Six Minutes In August"

    “Six Minutes in August:” Three years after tragedy at Sikh Temple, Oak Creek mayor has written a book

    OAK CREEK — It has been three years since six people were shot and killed inside the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, and Oak Creek Mayor Steve Scaffidi has now written a book about the tragedy — explaining how the city healed and became stronger after the shooting. On August 5th, 2012, 40-year-old Wade Page fatally shot six people and wounded four others. Page committed suicide by shooting himself in the head after he was shot in the stomach by a […]


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