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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
  • MPD and Randal Strong

    “They care:” MPD delivers Thanksgiving goods to mother of special little boy; an innocent gunshot victim

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Shot when he was just two years old, a Milwaukee boy is making remarkable progress. He was an innocent victim. Bullets flew into his mother’s home last spring. The little boy’s family is thankful this holiday season, and the Milwaukee Police Department is one of many reasons why. Milwaukee police officers, on the eve of Thanksgiving, delivered goods to five families in need of a Thanksgiving dinner. Keshalya Strong’s family was one of the recipients. “Us making a […]

  • 12-year-old strong armed robbery victim

    “They broke her spirit:” 13-year-old girl accused in strong armed robbery of 12-year-old classmate

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police have arrested a 13-year-old girl — accused in the strong armed robbery of a 12-year-old girl. Police responded to the 2700 block of N. Buffum Street just after 4:00 p.m. on Friday, November 21st. The 12-year-old victim told police she was walking in the area when two suspects approached her and one of the suspects began striking her. That’s when the victim told police her cell phone fell from her pocket, and one of the […]

  • waukesha snow

    Waukesha Co. Highway Operations Manager: Never seen three snow events before Thanksgiving

    WAUKESHA (WITI) — We saw our first significant snowfall in southeastern Wisconsin on Monday, November 24th. Three to five inches of snowfall were expected to fall between Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning — and the storm peaked during the evening rush hour Monday. Even with not-so-terrible temperatures, there was no denying Monday Wisconsin’s winter-like weather was affecting what is still, technically autumn. Despite that though, Waukesha County Highway Operations Manager Peter Chladil said employees are prepared, whenever the snow does […]

  • Fatal hit-and-run crash at Cesar Chavez & Mineral

    “People take off and leave you to die:” Police say driver in fatal hit-and-run crash was likely drunk

    MILWAUKEE (WITI ) — Milwaukee police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed 63-year-old Alfredo De La O on the city’s south side early Sunday, November 23rd — and police believe the driver of the striking vehicle was likely drunk. The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. at S. Cesar Chavez and Mineral. The victim had been crossing the street at the intersection. Police say the driver of the vehicle did not stop, but witness descriptions led to officers locating the vehicle, last […]

  • emma

    “I thought I was going to have a heart attack!” Woman fighting $40,000 fine after her dog got into trouble

    WEST ALLIS (WITI) — A West Allis woman tells FOX6 News she’s fighting a $40,000 fine! This, after her dog bit another dog more than a year ago. Jessica Rahm says her 12-year-old German Shepherd/Husky mix Emma has a bark that’s worse than her bite. “She gets along with everybody!” Rahm said. But in September of 2013, Emma’s pearly whites got Rahm in trouble — the kind of trouble that could cost the family a staggering amount of money. “40,000. […]

  • Artist rendering of the Couture project

    Barrett wants to up the downtown streetcar project’s budget to $114M; construction could begin in 2015

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Critics say a proposed streetcar project in Milwaukee is going way off the tracks. This, after Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announces the budget for the project will nearly double. Alderman Bob Donovan says he feels Milwaukee taxpayers are being taken for a ride. “It was a ridiculous idea to begin with,” Alderman Donovan said. Originally, the project was set to cost roughly $65 million. The streetcar would loop through downtown Milwaukee. In an interview Tuesday, November 18th […]

  • brookfield square

    “‘Tis the season!” Brookfield Square opening at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving; JC Penney opens at 5!

    BROOKFIELD (WITI) — Some stores at Brookfield Square Mall are opening two hours earlier on Thanksgiving than they did last year. This comes as some say the hunt for discounts impedes on family time — especially for retail employees. Brookfield Square will be opening its doors at 6:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving night to give shoppers a jump start on their Black Friday shopping. “The snow has already put people in the mood a little bit early. (Opening at 6:00 p.m. […]

  • Milwaukee Acupuncture and Health Center pipe burst

    Was cold weather the culprit? Sprinkler bursts, dumping water throughout alternative medicine center

    GREENFIELD (WITI) — A Greenfield acupuncturist “stuck” with a big mess! A burst pipe has led to thousands of dollars worth of damage to a business that just recently opened. The Milwaukee Acupuncture and Health Center opened five months ago, and everything inside was relatively brand new. Now, the facility is soaked from the ceiling to the floor! Late Saturday night, November 15th, a neighbor noticed water coming from the back of the building near 108th and Cold Spring Road. […]

  • Patrick Redmond

    “Just please come forward:” Man says he was hit by car driven by “little old lady in her 70s,” who fled

    WEST ALLIS (WITI) — It isn’t the kind of suspect description West Allis police are used to hearing! A hit-and-run driver is described as a little old lady, about 70 years old. She’s accused of hitting a man in a busy West Allis intersection. The victim describes the pain he felt after the impact as unbearable, and the woman who allegedly hit him still hasn’t come forward. “I have a broken shoulder, leg is broken in three places — unbearable […]

  • Milwaukee Youth Council

    “We don’t feel safe in our own communities:” Milwaukee’s Youth Council members address violence

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The recent string of violence across the Milwaukee area has claimed a number of innocent victims — many of them children. Just last week, five-year-old Laylah Petersen was shot and killed as she sat on her grandfather’s lap inside a home near 58th and Fairmount. One day prior, four-year-old Ja’Nyela Marsh-Highshaw was shot as she sat in a vehicle near 18th and Villa in Racine. So what do Milwaukee’s young people have to say about what’s been […]

  • Chris Blaszak fundraiser

    Coming together to help a beloved police officer: Whiskey Bar hosts fundraiser for Chris Blaszak

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Folks gathered at Whiskey Bar in downtown Milwaukee on Sunday, November 9th to offer support for a beloved Milwaukee police officer. Chris Blaszak has been diagnosed with cancer of the jaw. He has been through four surgeries and even had a transplant. That transplant didn’t take, and Blaszak’s family says the cancer continues to spread. Blaszak’s medical bills are piling up. Turning out to show support on Sunday were a number of his brothers in arms. Blaszak […]

  • Annette "Polly" Williams

    Former Wisconsin Rep. Annette “Polly” Williams, mother of “School Choice” passes away at 77

    MADISON (WITI) — FOX6 News has learned of the passing of former state Representative Annette “Polly” Williams. She was 77 years old. Williams was the longest-serving woman in the Wisconsin Legislature — and she is being remembered as the pioneer of the state’s “School Choice” program. Williams was outspoken, respected and loved. Born in 1937, she seemingly spent her entire life dedicated to a single cause. “My fight is for our, for my black children — to be able to […]


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