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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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    “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. […]

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    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 […]

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    “‘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 […]

  • Barrett

    City Hall budget battle: Vote scheduled Friday on proposal for more police officers in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Add more cops, or try to prevent crime from happening in the first place? That’s the debate brewing at City Hall in Milwaukee before a critical vote on the 2015 budget planned for Friday, November 7th. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett discussed that debate in an interview with FOX6 News. “What I disagree with is the action taken by the Common Council to cut the number of police officers that I have added to my budget,” said Mayor […]

  • Konrad Peters

    “He’s sick and he needs help:” FOX6 News learns man charged in “sex toy” case connected to another crime

    MILWAUKEE COUNTY (WITI) — He’s accused of intentionally dropping sex toys in front of young girls in West Allis — and then watching their reaction. On Wednesday, November 5th, it was 28-year-old Konrad Peters who was reacting to charges of disorderly conduct and stalking filed against him. Peters made his initial appearance in court in Milwaukee County on Wednesday. Police say Peters left sex toys in alleys in West Allis, and he’s then accused of waiting for them to be […]

  • Mary Burke

    “We are going to get right back up:” Democratic challenger Mary Burke concedes governor’s race

    MADISON (WITI/AP) — Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker has defeated Democratic challenger Mary Burke, winning re-election to a second term. Walker’s win Tuesday marks his third victory in four years. He won a first term in 2010 and a recall election in 2012 prompted by anger over a law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers. The win also keeps Walker in the mix for a potential 2016 GOP presidential bid, although he downplayed such talk during the […]

  • Mary Burke

    “I am fired up and ready to go:” Mary Burke hopes she’ll celebrate a victory in Madison Tuesday night

    MADISON (WITI) — On the eve of the November 4th General Election, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke made campaign stops in Eau Claire, Superior, Stevens Point and Green Bay before making her way to Madison to host a party, thanking her volunteers. Senator Tammy Baldwin joined Burke in Madison for the party that was planned for 8:00 p.m. at the American Federation for Teachers building. “All we gotta do is get people to the polls. The votes are there. The people are […]


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