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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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    Video shows apparent beating of teens by Kenosha officers, chief says videos don’t tell the whole story

    KENOSHA (WITI) — Video posted to social media led to a demonstration outside the Kenosha Police Department on Tuesday, May 26th. Some say the video shows two teens being beaten by Kenosha police officers at Lincoln Park on Memorial Day. But Kenosha Police Chief John Morrissey says the two videos he’s seen don’t tell the whole story. One of the videos being shared online Tuesday after it was posted to Facebook was sent to FOX6 News by a woman who said she […]

  • coast guard

    “Be prepared:” Coast Guard officials work hard to keep boaters safe on Memorial Day, all summer long

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start to summer, and it’s big for boaters! National Safe Boating Week ended on Friday, May 22nd, but during the days leading up to Memorial Day and on Memorial Day Monday, May 25th, it was all about enforcement for Coast Guard officials. At the stern of the “Orion,” Ken Michaelchuck and his granddaughters found themselves alone on the water on Memorial Day. “Mostly marine police, the Coast Guard and a couple of […]

  • Triple shooting near 69th and Silver Spring in Milwaukee

    Police called out to three shootings in short succession late Saturday: “I feel sorry for the moms”

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police were on the scene of three violent incidents late Saturday, May 23rd — one of them a homicide. These three separate incidents occurred shortly before midnight. One of them involved a man shot and killed near someone’s front yard. The latest incident involved three victims (ages 24, 19 and 17). Police say they were shot and injured when they showed up to the area near 69th and Silver Spring Drive to seek retaliation after an […]

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    70mph speed limit dangerously close to another limit that could lead to “explosive” results on the road

    MADISON/PEWAUKEE (WITI) — With the stroke of his pen, Governor Scott Walker on Wednesday, May 20th made it official. Soon, the speed limit will increase to 70 miles-per-hour on some roads in Wisconsin. But 70 mph is dangerously close to another limit that could lead to “explosive” results on the interstate. The new 70 miles-per-hour speed limit won’t take effect until the Wisconsin Department of Transportation physically posts it on Wisconsin roads. But FOX6 News is learning 75 miles-per-hour is […]

  • Cudahy Alderman Jason Litkowiec

    No apology from alderman who called constituents ‘dumb dumbs:’ “This is how you talk about citizens?”

    CUDAHY (WITI) — Be careful what you put in an email! A Cudahy alderman is learning that lesson the hard way after a private rant went public in a big way! The alderman is offering no apologies after calling some of his constituents names we can’t say on TV. Richard Kahle is not a “dumb dumb.” “If you feel that way, keep it to yourself,” Kahle said. Kahle did make a mistake — one he admits to, and one a […]

  • Ed Flynn

    During “Blue Mass,” officers reflect on violent weekend: “It would be nice if everyone would calm down”

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It was a particularly violent weekend in Milwaukee — with at least nine shooting incidents on Saturday, May 16th and at least four incidents on Friday. There were two homicides this weekend — one on Friday and one on Saturday. Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn calls this weekend bloody and disturbing. He and other members of the Milwaukee Police Department took part in an evening of prayer Monday, May 18th during the annual “Blue Mass” at the […]

  • Scott Walker

    A who’s who of Wisconsin Republican Party, lawmakers wrap up state convention, look toward 2016

    LA CROSSE (WITI) — The weekend-long 2015 Wisconsin Republican Convention wrapped up Sunday morning, May 17th in La Crosse with a prayer breakfast. A lot happened over the weekend that will likely help shape the state’s Republican Party as lawmakers head into a critical 2016 election year. The Wisconsin Republican Convention boiled down to two big names: Governor Scott Walker and Senator Ron Johnson.  The weekend kicked off with a canned food drive organized by Senator Johnson. “This is just a great example […]

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    “We transformed the state:” Gov. Walker touts successes at Wisconsin Republican convention

    LA CROSSE (WITI) — It’s a big day at the Wisconsin Republican convention in La Crosse. Governor Scott Walker addressed an estimated crowd of about 1,000 delegates from all over the state Saturday morning. Delegates representing counties across the state jump to their feet Saturday morning, May 16th as Governor Scott Walker ditches the Republican convention stage in favor of being among the crowd. “You helped us for the third time in a row, add seats in the state Assembly […]

  • Republican Party convention in La Crosse

    “Red to the Roots:” Republicans gather in La Crosse, push grass roots activism

    LA CROSSE (WITI) — Sen. Ron Johnson will join other Wisconsin Republicans in La Crosse this weekend — for the party’s annual state convention. About a thousand delegates are expected to attend the spread the convention’s theme of turning the state “Red to the Roots.” Although it’s the first day of the convention, all the talk is about the past. That’s because the race for one of Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate seats is shaping up to be a 2010 rematch. Feingold […]

  • Farm vandalism Kenosha County

    “They were having a heyday!” Vandals damage produce fields, but good is growing from the bad

    KENOSHA COUNTY (WITI) — There’s something peculiar in the pickle patch! A Kenosha County farm has been targeted by vandals. They tore up about an acre of newly-planted fields, and at least two other farms have been hit as well. These vandals left behind a big mess, and thousands of dollars worth of damage at Jerry Smith’s Pumpkin Farm. “They were having a heyday out here!” Joe Smith said. Smith is wondering why someone would want to replace his field […]

  • Tony Robinson shooting

    Tony Robinson case: Thousands of pages of documents, pictures, video paint clearer picture of what happened

    MADISON (WITI) — Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne on Tuesday, May 12th announced no charges will be filed against Madison Police Officer Matt Kenny in connection with the officer-involved shooting that killed 19-year-old Tony Robinson. Following that decision, thousands of pages of documents were released in connection with the investigation into the March 6th shooting — along with pictures and video. For the first time, we are getting a clearer picture of what happened on that Friday night in […]

  • At Random

    Popular “At Random” bar in Bay View up for sale, neighbors up in arms over what could fill the space

    BAY VIEW (WITI) — It could soon be last call for a popular bar in Bay View. “At Random” has been an institution for years, but now, its owners are looking to sell. What could be in the mix at the site in the near future has some who live in Bay View upset. Morgan Kennedy takes great pride in her renovated Bay View home. “It`s quiet, it`s chill. I don`t always have to worry about my kids playing in the […]


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