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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
  • President Barack Obama

    “Labor is alive and well:” Union workers reflect on President Obama’s Labor Day message in Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — President Obama delivered a speech in Milwaukee on Monday, September 1st — as part of Milwaukee’s Laborfest celebration at Maier Festival Park. The visit served to energize the Democratic base in Milwaukee and Wisconsin. Organizers say labor isn’t dead in Wisconsin — and President Obama helped to reinforce that message. An estimated crowd of 6,000 gathered along Milwaukee’s Lakefront to listen to what President Obama had to say. Perhaps the loudest applause came when President Obama declared: […]

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    Suburban Motors during the Milwaukee Rally: Bikes, bikers, and lots of vendors!

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It may not be as big of a deal as the Harley-Davidson 110th anniversary celebration — but the 2014 Milwaukee Rally is still a big draw — bringing Harley riders to participating Harley-Davidson dealerships this Labor Day weekend. Participating Harley-Davidson dealerships include: Milwaukee Harley-Davidson on Silver Spring, Hal’s Harley-Davdison on S. Moorland Road in New Berlin, Suburban Motors on N. Main Street in Thiensville, House of Harley-Davidson on W. Layton Avenue in Milwaukee and Wisconsin Harley-Davidson on […]

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    A positive solution for our city: Making Milwaukee more beautiful, combating crime through art

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Making Milwaukee a better, safer community — one step at a time. On Saturday afternoon, August 30th, dozens walked along a path connecting two neighborhoods…through art! “We live in art to express the truth in life.  The beautiful and gritty.  We live in art to grow in the sunlight and dance to the rhythm of the raindrops,” Tiffany Miller said. Miller and her son, Kweli joined others on Saturday morning — walking “The ARTery” — a former […]

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    Now that Veterans Day Parade is saved, special surprise in store for vets attending

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The parade will go on! That’s the big news coming from the 51st Annual Milwaukee Veterans Day Parade. The parade ends at the War Memorial on Thursday, August 28th. After sponsors backed out a few weeks ago, there was concern the largest parade of its kind in the state wouldn’t continue. Mary Ann D’Acquisto is the parade organizer. A few weeks ago she was in a panic because two corporate sponsors backed out at the last minute, leaving […]

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    Rolling the dice: Kenosha-area officials call for casino approval

    MADISON (WITI/AP) — Leaders from southeastern Wisconsin and Democratic state lawmakers say Governor Scott Walker should immediately approve the Menominee Tribe’s proposed casino in Kenosha because it would put people back to work. The long-delayed proposal is now a front-and-center issue for the upcoming election in November. Leaders and lawmakers came together in Madison on Wednesday, August 27th — to put pressure on Governor Walker to approve the casino. “We just think there needs to be urgency around this jobs […]

  • Milwaukee County Regional Business Park

    “We haven’t been as aggressive as we need to be:” 12 acres for lease in Milwaukee, developers needed!

    MILWAUKEE CO. (WITI) — 12 acres up for lease in Milwaukee — and Milwaukee County leaders are using technology in an effort to attract developers. The Milwaukee Regional Business Park has sat partially vacant for the last three years. Inside, you’ll find a furnished kitchen, office space and even an airplane hangar! It’s prime real estate: 12 acres formerly used by the 440th Airlift Wing of the Air Force Reserve. “I think it is under-used and we haven`t been as aggressive as we […]


    Fire at Kenosha Steel Castings leaves neighbors uneasy

    KENOSHA (WITI) — An early morning fire at Kenosha Steel Castings on Saturday, August 23rd leaves many nearby residents on edge. No one was hurt, but the fire was just too close for some homeowners. It was a wake-up call Alex Ortega didn’t expect Saturday morning. “One of my neighbors called me and it was 5:30 in the morning. They said near to the building, there was a fire,” said Ortega. Ortega owns “D-A-S Auto Repair,” just a stones-throw away […]

  • Rally held in downtown Milwaukee

    “We just want answers to our questions:” Protesters occupy police building

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) —  Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Milwaukee on Friday afternoon, August 22nd to stand in solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri — they’re demanding justice for the police-involved shooting of Michael Brown. But this group has another agenda as well. The rally got its start at Red Arrow Park in downtown Milwaukee. That’s a location familiar to many — for all the wrong reasons. This spring, Red Arrow Park was the backdrop for what some allege […]

  • Police Cameras

    Extra protection or invasion of privacy? Petition started for police to wear body cameras

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The debate is brewing as Milwaukee leaders consider using body cameras on police officers.  There is a growing petition online to try and stop events like those in Ferguson, Missouri from happening here. FOX6 News is told the Milwaukee Police Department has already tested cameras on a small group of officers.  They are trying to be part of a larger pilot program that could expand to 50 cops on the street. “We’re serious. We want police officers […]

  • James Foley

    “There is no role for a group like ISIS:” UWM political expert says Foley execution is a wake-up call

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A political science professor tells FOX6 News that the beheading of James Foley, a graduate of Marquette University, will likely be a wake-up call for many who believe Iraq was on the path to peace. UW-Milwaukee political expert Douglas Savage explains… “It’s a process, frankly, that we’ve ignored at our own peril,” said Savage. ISIS has continued to grow in the aftermath of the American military departure from Iraq. “The solution really has to be on the […]

  • Fatal fire investigated near 64th and Kaul

    “Not one working smoke detector:” Man dies in fire, is community getting the message?

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee firefighters are investigating a fatal apartment fire that happened on the city’s north side early Sunday, August 17th. First responders were dispatched to the apartment building near 64th and Kaul around 3:30 a.m. Firefighters found heavy fire on the second floor where the man who died was living. They say fire burnt through the door of his apartment — and down the staircase. Officials say the fire was brought under control within 25 minutes. It appears […]

  • Southwest Airlines

    “We’re making history:” Travelers have new option to fly direct to Cancun

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Mitchell International Airport is making it a whole lot easier for Milwaukee travelers to take a Caribbean getaway!  Early Saturday morning, Southwest airlines took its first flight from Milwaukee direct to Cancun, Mexico. Travelers were very excited to take the flight. “We came down to balloons and food and coffee!” said traveler, Alexia Rebne. “We’re making history and we’re having a lot of fun,” said Harold Rutledge, Southwest Airlines Milwaukee Station Man. Doug Rutledge is Southwest Airlines […]


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