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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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  • Possible suspect in assault of 10-year-old girl

    Snapshot of a suspect? Police say this could be the person responsible for assault of girl

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — People on Milwaukee’s near south side call him a predator. A man wanted by police for sexually assaulting a ten-year-old girl on Tuesday, December 16th has a history in the neighborhood — and late Wednesday, December 17th, officials released a photo of the man they suspect is responsible for the crime. If you recognize the man in the photo below, you’re strongly encouraged to call Milwaukee police at 414-935-7405. Residents living near 15th Place and Orchard say that […]

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    “He was going to take her life:” Search is on for suspect who assaulted young girl

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating the sexual assault of a ten-year-old girl on the city’s south side early Tuesday, December 16th. It’s a horrific crime, but could have been worse had two very brave women not stepped in. Wendy Diaz says she will never forget the screams that came from the street Tuesday morning. “She was holding her book bag, screaming and crying,” said Diaz. Officials say the girl was approached around 8:45 a.m. by a suspect and […]

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    “They were shooting to kill:” Dozens of shots fired through home in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — An unbelievable shock for a Milwaukee family, as dozens of bullets pierce through their home. Family members say they don’t know why their house was shot at, and they don’t know who is responsible. Seeing the damage done to their home, you’d understand why they are thankful to be alive. The family doesn’t want to be identified — they’re afraid of retaliation. Sunday night, December 15th, they say more than two dozen shots were fired into their […]

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    “There can be no compromise without true justice:” Largest gathering yet at Red Arrow Park

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Another large protest in downtown Milwaukee on Sunday afternoon, December 14th that started in Red Arrow Park. this one isn’t just about officer involved shootings, it’s also about identity. The whole demonstration lasted about an hour before the crowd filled the street and marched to the DA’s office. Their message at that location, was even louder. It’s one of the largest gatherings yet at Milwaukee’s Red Arrow Park. Hundreds are uniting in one message. The demonstration Sunday […]

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    “We’re just tired of waiting:” Dontre Hamilton supporters take message to D.A. Chisholm’s front door

    BAY VIEW (WITI) — The cries for justice continue for Dontre Hamilton. He was shot 14 times at Red Arrow Park by former Milwaukee police officer Christopher Manney. On Monday, December 8th, Hamilton supporters gathered — taking their message to the Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm’s front door. About two dozen demonstrators went door-to-door in Chisholm’s Bay View neighborhood, handing out fact sheets about the Dontre Hamilton case. But they were clearly targeting one person in their demonstration Monday […]

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    Alcohol believed to be factor in wrong-way, head-on crash that killed two in Kenosha County

    KENOSHA COUNTY (WITI) — Two people are dead following a serious crash in Kenosha County. It happened near Highway 83 and Highway 50 on Saturday, December 6th, at approximately 6:00 p.m. The crash occurred in the 34500 block of the westbound lanes of the divided Highway 50 in the Town of Wheatland. At the time of the crash, a pickup truck was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes of traffic. The truck struck a westbound car in a head-on collision. […]

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    “We all need saving:” Woodworking shop caters to convicted felons, leading them into productive lives

    WAUKESHA (WITI) — Finding a job when you’re a convicted felon isn’t easy! But there’s a group in Waukesha looking at this often overlooked population, and working to give them a second chance — leading former prisoners into productive lives. Among some of the best craftsmen in the state this past October, Mike Oberbrunner and his business partner Daniel Wood made their first appearances in Milwaukee’s annual “Fine Furnishings Show.”  The event drew a huge crowd when it was held […]

  • Dontre Hamilton

    Seven months after his death, Dontre Hamilton’s family’s attorney releases autopsy report

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — New information has been released in the case of Dontre Hamilton, the 31-year-old man shot and killed by a Milwaukee police officer inside Red Arrow Park in Milwaukee in April. The attorney for Dontre Hamilton’s family on Monday, December 1st released Dontre Hamilton’s autopsy report, toxicology report and cause of death — documents from the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office that are now public for the first time. Seven months after Dontre Hamilton was shot and killed […]

  • Dodge County fatal crash

    TRAGIC: 17-year-old passenger dead after single-vehicle rollover crash in Dodge County

    DODGE COUNTY (WITI) — A 17-year-old from Jackson died after a rollover crash in Dodge County late on Saturday, November 29th — and many familiar with the location of the crash say it’s often a challenge for inexperienced drivers. The victim has been identified as Lucas Gromowski. The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office says the wreck happened shortly before 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of County Highway A and County Highway E in the Town of Beaver Dam. Officials say the […]

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    “I just can’t focus on anybody else right now:” Black Friday shoppers score for themselves

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The holiday shopping tradition used to start very early in the morning on Black Friday. But now, shopping gets into full swing as soon as your turkey leftovers are put away. Some shoppers waited in line for 2 hours on Thursday night. They have a long list of deals they are looking for, but only one person on their list. If you’ve never ventured out into the madness of Thanksgiving sales, FOX6 News is going to let […]

  • 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 […]


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