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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
  • Pictures: View and submit photos of storms and storm damage near you

    MILWAUKEE — Storms, some strong to severe are pushing through SE Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 28th. A Tornado Watch has been issued for portions of SE Wisconsin until 10:00 p.m. We invite you to share photos of storms and storm damage in your area by clicking the “Submit Your Photo” button below. Safety is, of course, always #1! PHOTO GALLERY CLICK HERE for the latest forecast information from the FOX6 Weather Experts.

  • Family offers $10K reward leading to Lynn Rickard; “I just want her back”

    KANSASVILLE — The family of 59-year-old Lynn Rickard is now offering a $10,000 reward for information that could help authorities in the search for Lynn. On Tuesday, June 27th, the search entered its third day with no sign of Rickard — and the search went from the ground to the air, and extended into Kenosha County. Officials with the Racine County Sheriff’s Office said Rickard left her home on Sunday, June 25th on foot, headed in an unknown direction, possibly […]

  • Former Packers RB Ahman Green jailed, accused of hitting daughter during dispute over dishes

    GREEN BAY — Former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green is jailed in Brown County on suspicion of child abuse. Online records show Green, the Packers all-time leading rusher and four-time Pro Bowl pick,  was booked into the jail Monday, June 26th on charges of child abuse-intentionally causing harm and disorderly conduct for an incident that occurred Sunday. In court on Monday afternoon, a judge ordered a $2,500 signature bond for Green. He was also ordered to have no […]

  • Caught on camera, woman takes donation jar from Jet’s Pizza, “hurting people we’re trying to help”

    GLENDALE — Glendale police are seeking a suspect after a theft at Jet’s Pizza — and it wasn’t food this thief was after. She was caught on camera stealing a charity donation jar — money meant to help those with Alzheimer’s. It was a quick and easy theft. The woman seemingly thought she was getting away with a jar full of change. Little did she know, this crime was caught on camera, from all angles. “We grind our own cheese. […]

  • “Mauled him:” Milwaukee man wants answers after small dog killed by 2 ‘roaming’ pit bulls

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee man says his pet was killed in a vicious attack and police are now looking for two suspects: pit bulls. The family of the killed dog wants to find the dogs responsible, not just for closure — but also to make sure this doesn’t happen to anyone else. Milwaukee police say just before 11:00 p.m. Thursday, June 22nd six-and-a-half-year-old “Pyro” was attacked on his own front yard near 107th and Fairmount. “Two pit bulls came up […]

  • Yoga with cats – a ‘purrrfect’ pair for Jefferson Co. humane society

    JEFFERSON — Megan Cobleigh recently tried something new. Yoga…with cats! “I figured, what a better way to spend a Sunday then doing yoga with cats!”  Cobleigh said. She made sure no one called out ‘downward facing dog’ too loudly in this group! “People look over and there’s a cat on your back,” said Kim Erickson, instructor and volunteer.  “Well, why not?” Cat Yoga is a class offered at the Humane Society of Jefferson County that’s proving so popular that people […]

  • “Brendan won!” Appeals court affirms decision by judge to overturn Dassey’s conviction

    CHICAGO — The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday, June 22nd affirmed a decision by a judge to overturn Brendan Dassey’s conviction, according to Dassey’s attorney. The three-judge panel said Dassey was coerced into confessing and should be released from prison. Dassey’s attorney, Steven Drizin, posted to Twitter Thursday indicating the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision by Judge Duffin — 2-1. Drizin said “This round goes to Brendan Dassey 2-1,” with Judge Hamilton dissenting. THIS JUST […]

  • “Please be calm:” Law enforcement out near Sherman Park as precaution after officer acquitted

    MILWAUKEE — The shooting of Sylville Smith sparked days of unrest in Milwaukee’s Sherman Park neighborhood — the area where he was shot. Businesses were burned, and other buildings and vehicles were damaged during two nights of unrest last August. After a not guilty verdict was handed down against the former officer charged in connection with Smith’s death on Wednesday, June 21st, Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn ordered numerous squads to Sherman Park. There was a small, growing crowd that […]

  • Mother of sailor, survivor of USS Fitzgerald crash, hopes you can help his fellow sailors

    MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee mother is making it her mission to help the crew that was aboard the USS Fitzgerald. The ship collided with the ACX Crystal off the coast of Japan on Saturday, June 17th, killing seven crew members. A sailor from Milwaukee is one of the survivors. Dina Bass said all of the crew on board lost many of their personal belongings, including clothing, shoes and toiletries. She hopes people in and around Milwaukee will pitch in to […]

  • Ruthie’s home! Emaciated pit bull with liver cancer to spend final days, weeks, months with officer

    GLENDALE — Ruthie, the emaciated pit bull found on June 9th near Silver Spring and Milwaukee River Parkway in Glendale is now in a loving home — adopted by the very officer who cared for her after she was found. “A citizen in the city found her. Contacted our department and we responded. We found her very emaciated,” Aron Bechler, Glendale police officer said. Ruthie was taken back to the police station, where she made quite the first impression because of the […]

  • Police: 39-year-old woman in custody after arson caught on camera near 12th and Wright

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police said Sunday, June 18th a woman caught on camera setting fire to a home near 12th and Wright on Friday is now in custody. The case against the 39-year-old woman will be presented to the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office in the coming days. The family of the woman on Saturday urged her to turn herself in. The arson near 12th and Wright left a 72-year-old man dead, and the video shows a woman was forced […]

  • Teens with gun inside Whitefish Bay HS purchased it from fellow student; had plans to make profit

    WHITEFISH BAY — FOX6 News is learning more details about the two 15-year-old boys accused of taking a loaded gun to their school in Whitefish Bay. The teens recorded themselves on Snapchat dancing in the boys bathroom with the gun. According to a search warrant, police say the two 15-year-old’s dancing and singing with a 45-caliber handgun purchased the weapon for $400 from a female schoolmate the weekend before filming the Snapchat video.  Their video was recorded in the boys […]