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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
  • ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 22: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers looks to pass in the second half against De'Vondre Campbell #59 of the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game at the Georgia Dome on January 22, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

    “Win or lose, I`m a Packers fan:” But loss to the Falcons in NFC Championship Game tough for fans

    MILWAUKEE — The Green Bay Packers 44-21 loss to the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship Game Sunday was tough for the Packers and their fans — but bartenders across the state were serving up some liquid comfort, including at Bar Louie in downtown Milwaukee. The Packers’ season was described by some as a roller coaster ride. “It`s been very, very nerve-racking. Up and down, up and down,” a fan said. Those gathered to watch the big game Sunday at […]

  • Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke

    “He needs to apologize:” Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke under fire after abuse of power claim

    MILWAUKEE — A growing number of voices are calling on Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke to apologize. This all stems from Clarke’s confrontation with a passenger after a flight to Milwaukee earlier this week. Part of the controversy involves a meme the sheriff posted to Facebook. Some people see it as a threat. “Most cops, most deputies, most law enforcement officers don’t pull stunts like this,” said Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele. The meme on the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Facebook page […]

  • Fire involving five vehicles in Walmart parking lot in Lake Geneva

    “She wasn’t doing too well:” Dog resuscitated after raging fire involving 5 vehicles in Lake Geneva

    LAKE GENEVA — A dog was rescued and resuscitated by firefighters after an unusual situation Wednesday, January 18th in Lake Geneva. Five vehicles caught fire in a Walmart parking lot. The thick, black smoke could be seen for miles. Several people whipped out their cell phones and shared the video with FOX6 News. Witnesses could hardly believe what they were seeing. “From the distance, I could see smoke in the sky,” Tyler Lawson said. The blaze even had firefighters taken […]

  • Shorewood

    “Guess we’re a good target:” Burglaries in Shorewood a seemingly growing problem; stats tell a different story

    SHOREWOOD — Police in Shorewood are reminding residents to keep their doors locked and their valuables out of sight. This, after a string of burglaries all over the village. It’s a seemingly growing problem, but statistics tell a different story. “‘I guess we`re a good target here in Shorewood!” Carol, a Shorewood resident who did not want to share her last name said. In a month’s time, Shorewood police reported more than a half-dozen burglaries. Investigators said unoccupied homes have […]

  • Murder-suicide in Johnson Creek

    “He went berserk:” Neighbor says woman clinging to life after attempted murder-suicide in Johnson Creek

    JOHNSON CREEK — A woman is clinging to life after allegedly being beaten by her own grandson! Neighbors and Jefferson County Sheriff’s officials said he hit her with a baseball bat before taking his own life. It happened early Monday morning, January 16th in Johnson Creek. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. Sheriff’s officials said around 4:39 a.m. Monday, dispatchers received a 911 call regarding an 81-year-old woman. The caller stated: “My grandma is hurt. She has blood on […]

  • The Brass Alley

    Bonding over big Packers game: The Brass Alley welcomes fans, hosts meet-up for new friends

    MILWAUKEE — They bonded over a big Green Bay Packers WIN! Fans from all over cheered on the Packers and made new friends at The Brass Alley in downtown Milwaukee. The Packers head to Atlanta to face the Falcons Sunday, January 22nd after their big 34-31 WIN over the Dallas Cowboys Sunday, January 15th. More than 100 gathered at The Brass Alley Sunday — some of them meeting for the first time. It was a nail-biter of a game, and […]

  • Elizabeth Guhl

    Charged 7 months later, Brookfield woman accused of hitting pedestrians with vehicle; killing 1

    WAUKESHA COUNTY — A Brookfield woman faces four felonies after police say she struck two pedestrians at Greenfield and Moorland on June 19th. The charges were filed on January 6th — nearly seven months after the crash. 24-year-old Elizabeth Guhl faces the following charges: Homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle Homicide by use of a vehicle with PAC Injury by intoxicated use of a vehicle Injury by use of a vehicle with PAC On June 19th, two female pedestrians, ages […]

  • Airport slides on taxiway at Mitchell Airport

    Charter plane carrying Miami Heat slides on taxiway at Mitchell Airport

    MILWAUKEE — Flights arriving and departing at General Mitchell International Airport were temporarily suspended Wednesday evening, January 11th, due to icy conditions in the plane parking/taxiway — the area where planes taxi to the gate. The temporary suspension was lifted around 7:30 p.m. — and an hour-and-a-half later, a charter plane carrying the Miami Heat basketball team slid on a taxiway. Upon landing in Milwaukee tonight the team plane slid while taxiing but never left the pavement. Everyone on board […]

  • Ramona Rivas' van

    “My window smashed again:” Great-grandmother, crossing guard targeted by vandals twice in 2 days

    MILWAUKEE — In tears, a great-grandmother on Wednesday, January 11th told FOX6 News she was victimized twice in two days, and she cannot figure out why anyone would want to target her. Vandalism to her vehicle has not only led to costly repairs, it is also keeping her from providing an important community service. “People have to stop vandalizing. People have to stop hurting each other,” Ramona Rivas said. “(On Tuesday) they did this window. I had it repaired, and […]

  • Wind in Walworth County

    “Hopefully it settles down:” Those in Walworth Co. brace for wind gusts reaching 55 mph

    WALWORTH COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a wind ADVISORY for all of southeast Wisconsin on Tuesday, January 10th which runs through midnight. In Walworth County, the wind was whipping faster than some cars on the highway! Wind gusts reaching 55 miles-per-hour were possible Tuesday in Walworth County and counties near the Illinois border. “Hopefully it settles down a little bit!” Kelly Laufenberg with Alley Cat Ink, Custom Tattooing Studio said. One of the first casualties taken down by the powerful wind […]

  • Suspects in Clark gas station robbery, Waukesha

    “Same guys:” Terrifying surveillance video shows suspects robbing 2 Waukesha gas stations in 5 days

    WAUKESHA — Waukesha police need your help identifying a pair of suspects who robbed the Clark gas station located on E. Moreland Blvd. near Manhattan Dr. on Sunday evening, January 8th. The suspects are believed to be the same two people who robbed a BP gas station in Waukesha five days prior — on January 3rd. FOX6 News has obtained surveillance video from both crimes. The suspects’ clothing, MO and gun appear identical. Investigators were called to the Clark gas station shortly […]

  • Amanda Kapczynski

    “So happy right now!” Fans shed tears of joy in Milwaukee after Packers WIN vs. Giants at Lambeau

    MILWAUKEE — Some Green Bay Packers fans were moved to tears by the team’s playoff victory Sunday, January 8th vs. the New York Giants at Lambeau Field! Packers games always draw a big crowd at Steny’s Tavern & Grille near 2nd and National in Walker’s Point. On Sunday, more than 200 packed the bar and celebrated the huge playoff victory. Every high and low of this Green Bay Packers season has been experienced by Amanda Kapczynski and her friends at […]