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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
  • Devontae Turner

    Call with tips: Milwaukee police need your help to track down Devontae Turner

    MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a suspect charged with second degree reckless homicide — accused of killing his aunt’s boyfriend. 19-year-old Devontae Turner is wanted for the October 24th fatal shooting of 46-year-old Derrick Ball in the neighborhood near 24th and Auer. It happened in broad daylight — and was one of four homicides in Milwaukee in less than 12 hours. “He just casually shot him. I think he shot three times, maybe four,” […]

  • onyx

    Closing time: troubled nightclub Onyx surrenders license after violence

    MILWAUKEE — A troubled nightclub on Milwaukee’s north side is closed for good. The owner surrendered its alcohol and entertainment license this week. The party is over at Milwaukee’s Onyx social club are restaurant. According to Milwaukee Common Council President, Ashanti Hamilton, owners voluntarily surrendered their alcohol and entertainment license on Monday, October 25th. “License to operate an establishment in the City of Milwaukee are a privilege, and my goal is to maintain balance and cohesiveness by ensuring that businesses aside […]

  • Ashley Sawatzke, Amy Taylor, Lindsey Cohen

    History of drunk driving: Suspect in hit-and-run crash that killed 3 women turns himself in

    MILWAUKEE — The suspected driver in the October 23rd hit-and-run crash that killed three young women from Chicago turned himself in to Milwaukee police on Monday, October 24th. Police say the wreck happened around 2:45 a.m. on October 23rd near 2nd and Clybourn. A Lexus was southbound on 2nd Street when it apparently disregarded a solid red light and slammed into a Ford that was westbound on Clybourn. “It was loud. It sounded like a ‘boom,'” Demone Madison, who witnessed the crash said. Officials […]

  • 3 women killed in crash at 2nd and Clybourn

    3 women dead after Lexus slammed into their Uber car; search on for suspects

    MILWAUKEE — Three young women were killed in a crash at 2nd and Clybourn in downtown Milwaukee early on Sunday, October 23rd, an Uber driver is recovering in the hospital — and Milwaukee police are now seeking two suspects accused of running from the scene. Police say the wreck happened around 2:45 a.m. A Lexus was southbound on 2nd Street when it apparently disregarded a solid red light and slammed into a Ford that was westbound on Clybourn. Officials say the two male […]

  • rat1

    RATS! “They just seem to be popping up” in one Milwaukee neighborhood

    MILWAUKEE — Pests have moved into one Milwaukee neighborhood — and they’re really tearing up the place. It’s so bad, some people want to move. Neighbors living next to one particular home near 92nd and Lisbon say when the homeowner moved out, hundreds of unwanted guests moved in. For evidence of the problem, you need look no further than Michelle Grieger’s backyard. “They just seem to be popping up — I can’t seem to control them,” Grieger said. It’s so bad, Grieger said […]

  • Meme posted to Facebook by the Republican Party of Milwaukee County

    “I raped several:” Milwaukee Co. GOP under fire for posting meme featuring Bill Clinton, Ted Kennedy

    MILWAUKEE COUNTY — The New York Times on Wednesday, October 12th interviewed two women who claim Donald Trump touched them inappropriately. The Trump campaign said the report is false — but this was another incident that has brought character into the presidential campaign — on the same day the Republican Party of Milwaukee County called former President Bill Clinton a rapist on Facebook. The post has since been taken down. Within just a week’s time, Republicans in Waukesha County came under […]

  • Celeste Beals

    “I can’t be valedictorian:” Family says changes to MPS grading scale puts music students at disadvantage

    MILWAUKEE — She’s the smartest girl in her class — but there’s a fear she won’t be named valedictorian when she graduates. A Milwaukee family is upset over a new grading scale at Milwaukee Public Schools — a scale they say unfairly targets students in music classes. At Rufus King High School, the dream of one of its most talented students is in jeopardy. “They’re telling me I can’t be valedictorian. I can’t because I decide to participate in music class,” […]

  • Donald Lewis

    Family mourns jazz cafe owner found dead on property: “His employee — he didn’t know him”

    MILWAUKEE — Friends and family members gathered to remember the life of a Milwaukee entrepreneur, who was allegedly killed by his own employee this past weekend. Police say the body of Donald Lewis was found hidden in his jazz cafe near 24th and Fond du Lac. Loved ones gathered at the Young Urban Jazz Cafe near 24th and Fond du Lac Monday evening, October 10th to remember Lewis. “I’m kind of still numb, you know? It’s hard. It’s hard,” said Celestine Lewis, Donald […]

  • Backpage.com

    “No jurisdiction is immune:” Sheboygan police benefiting from arrest of Backpage CEO, accused of human trafficking

    SHEBOYGAN — Local authorities say they are benefiting after the leader of a website, accused of organizing and profiting off the human sex trade, was arrested. On Thursday, October 6th, the CEO of Backpage, Carl Ferrer, was arrested in Texas and accused of pimping children. The 55-year-old’s website has been called a “hub for the illegal sex trade.” Prosecutors say Ferrer knowingly pocketed millions of dollars as a results of ads posted to this site, selling adults and children for sex. […]

  • Eric Ynnocencio and Fabian Melen

    Armed & dangerous: 2 men remain at large after FBI roundup targeting “Maniac Latin Disciples” gang

    SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN — Law enforcement officials in the pre-dawn hours on Thursday, October 6th conducted a major roundup of violent gang members accused of trafficking drugs into southeast Wisconsin. Two men remain at large. The roundup was spearheaded by the FBI with assistance from the DEA, U.S. Marshals and law enforcement in the Racine, Kenosha and Waukesha areas as well as some parts of northern Illinois. FBI and law enforcement partners currently engaged significant gang enforcement ops in Racine & Kenosha. […]

  • clown3

    “Not something to make light of:” Creepy clown reports making headlines nationwide popping up in SE WI

    WEST BEND — The “creepy clown” phenomenon sweeping the nation has now hit southeastern Wisconsin — and it’s no laughing matter. Reports of clown sightings have popped up across southeastern Wisconsin — and in one case, it’s led to the referral of juvenile criminal charges against a middle school student. Reports of creepy clowns scaring kids have made headlines across the nation of late, and Wednesday, October 5th, alleged clown sightings led police to respond in a handful of cities […]

  • Halloween Express "Dose of Reality" billboard

    “Nothing scarier than prescription drugs:” Halloween Express joins in the fight against drug abuse

    MILWAUKEE — A scary story — just in time for Halloween: The owner of Halloween Express is giving customers a “Dose of Reality” — bringing awareness to the dangers of prescription drug abuse in a unique way. Halloween Express has devoted a large chunk of its advertising this year to the Wisconsin Department of Justice’s “Dose of Reality” campaign. The owners hope to draw attention to a growing problem. “I know people who have had children overdose. I know adults […]