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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
  • Infant death near 46th and Garfield

    Police: Seven-week-old girl found dead at home near 46th & Garfield; parents in custody

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police on Wednesday, November 25th were called out to 46th and Garfield, where a seven-week-old infant was found dead. This death is being called suspicious by Milwaukee police. Police say this all began sometime between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. We’re told the seven-week-old girl was found in a bedroom by her grandmother. Police say they were not called out to the scene until around 5:45 p.m. Investigators say the parents and baby were visiting the grandmother’s house. Police […]

  • Andrew Obregon

    “He’s gone in my car:” 911 calls, dashcam video released after manhunt for Andrew Obregon

    KENOSHA COUNTY — For the first time, we are hearing from the woman who says she was punched in the face, and had her car stolen by Andrew Obregon. Obregon is a suspect in the homicide of Tywon Anderson, whose body was discovered in a field of corn off of Highway A in Kenosha County on September 26th. Obregon was on the run for 11 days before his capture. Newly released 911 calls and dashcam video provide a different perspective of Obregon’s 11 […]

  • Eric Ward1

    “Girls like you don’t make it home:” Registered sex offender accused of attempted kidnapping

    KENOSHA COUNTY — Criminal charges have been filed against a 52-year-old Kenosha man and registered sex offender accused of an attempted kidnapping. The accused is Eric Ward. He is facing three charges: Attempted kidnapping Disorderly conduct Felony bail jumping On November 17th, police were dispatched to the area near 65th Street and 18th Avenue in Kenosha, for a report of a suspicious individual. According to the criminal complaint, a woman reported that a man pulled up beside her in his […]

  • Deer

    Hunters take advantage of gun deer hunt opening weekend: “It seems to be a lot better than last year”

    HARTFORD — Sunday, November 22nd marked just two days into Wisconsin’s gun deer hunting season, and butchers are already busy! Cold temperatures and new regulations put into place this year by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources don’t appear to be slowing anyone down — especially those looking to be a cut above the rest. “I got an eight-point buck,” Bernie Thibault said. On Sunday, Thibault brought the buck he bagged to Gehring’s Meat Market in Hartford. “My wife`s a […]

  • Vigil held to remember 64-year-old David Montanez

    “He’s an angel right now:” Vigil held to remember David Montanez, killed in hit-and-run crash

    MILWAUKEE — A vigil was held Thursday, November 19th to remember the victim of a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened on Milwaukee’s south side. 64-year-old David Montanez died at the hospital following the crash on Tuesday, November 17th. Police say the driver who hit him just kept going. “I saw him at the corner over there,” said nine-year-old Sarah Barrera. Barrera placed flowers and perfume near the intersection of Layton Boulevard and Rogers Street. It’s the site of the fatal […]

  • Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) on Uncas Avenue

    Officials try to ease concern over new health facility after neighbors learn sex offenders will move in

    MILWAUKEE — A new Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) could open in Milwaukee’s 13th Aldermanic District as early as Friday, November 20th. The facility has been in the works for about three years, but some who live in the area say it was only five days ago that they were told sex offenders would be moving in. Alderman Terry Witkowski called a news conference for Wednesday afternoon, November 18th to raise his objections to the planned placement of convicted sex offenders in the facility. “It`s a […]

  • Pablo Beyer

    “Extremely disgusting:” Waukesha man accused of hiding a dark secret for nearly half his life

    WAUKESHA — A shocking case of child pornography went undetected for years! Investigators say the 30-year-old man accused of downloading the images got away with it for almost half his life. Police say 30-year-old Pablo Beyer was hiding a dark secret — a secret the woman living directly below him was shocked to learn about. “It`s extremely disgusting,” Karita Smith said. Beyer is charged with 10 felony counts of possession of child pornography. An investigation was launched in October, when […]

  • Mini Eiffel Tower at Milwaukee's City Hall

    “We share Paris’ agony:” Milwaukee stands with Paris as mini Eiffel Tower erected at City Hall

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee’s mini Eiffel Tower was erected at City Hall on Monday, November 16th. It stands as a tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks — and was the gathering spot for a vigil on Monday evening, November 16th. This, as folks in Milwaukee stand in solidarity with those in France, and we honor the victims of Friday’s terror attacks. The idea was raised mainly by FOX6’s Brad Hicks — who started a push on social media, encouraging the […]

  • UAW workers at Kohler on strike

    “We’re standing up for what we want:” With 94% vote in favor, union workers at Kohler now on strike

    SHEBOYGAN — FOX6 News has confirmed union workers at Kohler Company are on strike, after rejecting the latest contract offer. For the first time in more than 30 years, union workers are headed to the picket lines. Tim Tayloe, president of United Auto Workers Local 833, said a vote was taken on Sunday morning, November 15th at 10:30 a.m. 94% of union workers voted in favor of a strike. We’re told the two main issues here are the tier wage […]

  • Postcard sent to Gallatin, TN police by the "Green Light Killa"

    “The best way to kill a man:” Is ‘Green Light Killa’ connected to death of Milwaukee man?

    MILWAUKEE/GALLATIN, Tennessee — There is no evidence that the “Green Light Killa” ever took a life — but Milwaukee police are still looking into the possibility a recent suicide here in Milwaukee may have been a homicide. It turns out, the Green Light Killa may be a hoax. Police in Gallatin, Tennessee say they’ve conducted a thorough investigation after a postcard was sent to a community college radio station — and later forwarded to police. “I found this is the best […]

  • Green Light Killa

    “Green Light Killa:” Is Milwaukee man’s death on railroad tracks the work of a serial killer?

    MILWAUKEE — Was it the work of the “Green Light Killa?” A person going by that name is claiming to be targeting men, and killing them on railroad tracks. Those claims made in another state are causing Milwaukee police to take a second look at a death that happened here. A 51-year-old man died in September, and his death was originally ruled a suicide, but new clues from Tennessee indicate there might be more to this story. Jason Carroll died […]

  • GOP Milwaukee debate undercard candidates

    Undercard GOP debaters assess their own performace in the “spin room”

    MILWAUKEE — The undercard Republican presidential debate at the Milwaukee Theatre happened a couple hours before the main eight-candidate field took the stage. While it also focused on the economy and job creation, it also sparked some fireworks between the candidates. Gov. Chris Christie, former Gov. Mike Huckabee, Gov. Bobby Jindal and former Sen. Rick Santorum all held the stage for about an hour on Tuesday, November 10th. In the “spin room” after the debate, each candidate had the opportunity to […]


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