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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
  • DMV

    “It was really convenient, really nice:” Saturday hours at DMV underway

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — As we inch closer to election day, the DMV proves to be a popular place. Two DMV locations are participating in a pilot program with new hours on Saturdays. It may not be at the top of your list of things to do on a Saturday morning, but now you have options. “The hours are more convenient for them,” said DMV Southeastern Regional Manager, Barney Hall. The DMV’s Milwaukee Service Center on Mill Road, and the Service […]

  • Mary Burke

    Did Mary Burke “copy and paste” her jobs plan?

    MADISON (WITI) — It’s a report that first surfaced online on Buzzfeed, large sections of Democrat Mary Burke’s job plan — lifted word for word. This is a plan that Burke has touted for months. The site shows it’s nearly identical to plans of three other Democrats who ran for office in other states. “I don’t think it was good to cut and paste word for word, but I think we’ll leave it to democracy to play out: if this […]

  • I-94 East-West Corridor

    “Uglifying” the neighborhood? Some not happy with I-94 expansion plan

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A group of concerned citizens is trying to put a stop to a proposed expansion of I-94. They’re telling lawmakers they’d like to see taxpayer dollars spent elsewhere. Instead of borrowing money to pay for expensive interstate expansions, some want taxpayer dollars spent on smaller projects. The three-and-a-half-mile stretch of I-94 between 70th Street and 16th Street in Milwaukee provides a critical link between the Marquette Interchange and the Zoo Interchange. But along that stretch of roadway […]

  • Marquette University Law School poll

    Gov. Walker, Burke deadlocked in latest Marquette University Law School poll

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A new Marquette Law School Poll finds Republican Gov. Scott Walker receiving the support of 46 percent of all registered voters and Democratic challenger Mary Burke also receiving 46 percent support in the Wisconsin governor’s race. Another 5 percent say that they are undecided or that they do not know whom they will support, while 1 percent say they will vote for someone else. Among likely voters, Walker receives 49 percent and Burke 46 percent, with 4 […]

  • concealed carry training

    One year after shooting inside Concertina Beer Hall, nearly 100 pack the bar for free concealed carry training

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It was a year ago that a Milwaukee bar owner shot and killed a robbery suspect inside his establishment. The incident at Kochanski’s Concertina Beer Hall made headlines, and ignited a firestorm about gun rights and protection. On Sunday, September 14th, Kochanski’s owner, Andy Kochanski marked the anniversary of the shooting by hosting a free concealed carry training class at the bar. Nearly 100 people packed Kochanski’s Concertina Beer Hall on Milwaukee’s near south side Sunday morning […]

  • Polls

    Wisconsin ID law may impact November election

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — With Wisconsin’s ID law back in play, many are now wondering about its impact on the November election. Governor Scott Walker says the state’s voter ID requirement is a major victory for Wisconsinites. “It is easy to vote now in this state, but hard to cheat!” said Walker. It’s been a long and winding path for voter ID. U.S. District Judge, Lynn Adelman struck the law down as unconstitutional in April, saying it unfairly burdens poor and […]

  • UW-Parkside

    “Will they do it again? They did it before:” Man harassed by UW-Parkside cross country team

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — An afternoon run turns into a wild confrontation. A driver of a vehicle was on his way home from radiation treatments at the hospital, when an unlikely group blocked the road September 5th. Professional truck driver, Randy Dieter knows a thing or two about the rules of the road. What happened on September 5th, still has him shaken. Dieter and his wife were driving along County Road A in Somers in their family car — it’s a […]

  • Gov. Scott Walker

    Was DA Chisholm motivated to go after Walker in John Doe investigation by his own wife?

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Thousands more documents were released on Thursday, September 11th in the first “John Doe” investigation targeting Scott Walker. The documents pertain to the investigation into Walker’s former aides and associates while he was Milwaukee County Executive. Meanwhile, an online report is making allegations about the prosecutor at the heart of this issue, and his supposed motivations. The report claims District Attorney John Chisholm was motivated to go after Walker, because Chisholm’s wife was part of a teachers […]

  • heroin

    Heroin-related deaths in Milwaukee Co. quickly approaching shocking milestone

    MILWAUKEE COUNTY (WITI) — It is an epidemic that is quickly approaching a shocking milestone. The number of heroin-related deaths in Milwaukee County could soon surpass the total number of heroin-related deaths throughout all of last year. This, with four months left in 2014. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office is dealing with a backlog of toxicology reports related to deaths involving heroin. “It comes with a good reputation of being the best high you`ve ever had.  Unfortunately, it`s killing […]

  • Raul Cardona

    Deemed Milwaukee County’s worst “deadbeat dad,” Raul Cardona owes $250,000 in arrears

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) —  Prosecuters say Raul Cardona is a personal trainer to Hollywood stars with celebrity clients like Mike Tyson. Cardona is also being called one of the worst deadbeat dads in Milwaukee County history, owing nearly a quarter of a million dollars in back payments. After going decades without paying, now he is facing another bill — one to get him out of jail. He allegedly generates thousands of dollars per week, but more recently Cardona has been spotted […]

  • Azana

    Two years after the Azana Spa shootings, women plan fundraiser for survivors

    BROOKFIELD (WITI) — The two year anniversary of the Azana Spa shooting in Brookfield is approaching. One woman who lived through the horror of that day hopes to mark the somber milestone in a way that helps those who survived. Laura Spranger has been working non-stop for weeks, helping to put together a fundraiser for the Azana Spa survivors with Sarah Schulte. The two women have been united in tragedy after a gunman opened fire in the Azana Salon and […]

  • Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

    “Walker has given women the back of his hand:” Comment creates political firestorm

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Controversial comments from one of the nation’s top Democrats likens Governor Walker’s policies to the domestic abuse of women. What’s followed in the aftermath, is a political firestorm. “Scott Walker has given women the back of his hand,” said DNC Chair, Debbie Wasserman Schultz. The comments were made Wednesday, September 3rd in Milwaukee during a round-table discussion on women’s issues. Topics like minimum wage, and abortion restrictions. “What Republican Tea Party extremists like Scott Walker are doing is […]


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