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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
  • Homeless man with large ax shattered front windows at Intermodal Station in September

    MILWAUKEE — A homeless man who had been escorted from the Milwaukee Intermodal Station returned with a large ax and smashed three front windows in the building’s west lobby in September, according to a report provided to FOX6 News by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation on Wednesday. The incident, the latest one to surface at the Intermodal Station, happened at 1:58 a.m. September 19th. Photos included in the incident report show all three windows had gaping holes and shattered glass […]

  • From robbery to murder: 3 men charged in series of crimes targeting drug dealers over 6 months

    MILWAUKEE — Three men from Milwaukee are now charged in connection with a series of violent crimes that occurred between December 2015 and May 2016. Those three men are 34-year-old Herman Highshaw, 22-year-old Akeam Williams and 29-year-old Shundale Joshua. A fourth suspect identified in the criminal complaints, Demarion Allen, is deceased, and one of the suspects you see pictured below is accused of killing him — shooting him and burning his body. Prosecutors say this “robbery crew” targeted drug dealers in the […]

  • 2-alarm blaze: Firefighters called out to vacant building being transformed into homeless housing

    MILWAUKEE — Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze in a building near 10th and Highland in downtown Milwaukee. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office had to be evacuated due to the fire inside a vacant, neighboring building. Police said Monday night this fire appears to be accidental. The building impacted by fire was originally built in the 1930s. It was formerly St. Anthony Hospital, and it’s currently under renovation — being transformed into a 60-unit supportive housing facility for the homeless […]

  • Charges could come soon for MFD employee accused of sexually assaulting coworker

    MILWAUKEE — There are sexual assault allegations within the Milwaukee Fire Department. A firefighter has been arrested, and charges could come early this week. The employee has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a female coworker. With charges expected early this week, MFD officials will likely be putting out a different kind of fire this week. In a press release, city officials said a male MFD heavy equipment operator was arrested Saturday night, December 2nd around 5:00 p.m. FOX6 News […]

  • “Steering wheel isn’t straight:” Man’s car damaged after hitting pothole on I-94 SB at Ryan Road

    OAK CREEK — Drivers are assessing the damage done to their vehicles after going over a large pothole on I-41/94 SB near Ryan Road on Wednesday, November 29th. One man says the pothole came out of nowhere. At first glance, you may not even notice anything wrong with John Monefeldt’s Lexus IS. “My steering wheel isn’t straight anymore. I have quite a bit of vibrations from city speeds up to highway speeds,” said Monefeldt. The devil’s in the details, and Monefeldt […]

  • Prosecutors: 18-year-old man admits to “almost daily” sex with 14-year-old runaway

    WEST ALLIS — A West Allis man is accused of beating and having sex with a 14-year-old runaway. Prosecutors say the sexual activity took place for three months. The suspect’s father and his female companion claim they believed the 14-year-old girl, who had been staying with the suspect and his father for months, was actually 19. 18-year-old Christian Hernandez of West Allis faces one count of second degree sexual assault of a child under the age of 16, and physical […]

  • Suspect in custody after 2 gas station robberies in Mequon, at least 2 other crimes elsewhere

    MEQUON — Mequon police said Tuesday, November 28th a suspect has been taken into custody after an armed robbery at the BP gas station in Mequon Sunday night. Police are investigating whether the suspect, 27-year-old Raymond Allan Hartel, is responsible for a second armed robbery at a Mequon gas station less than 10 days prior, and “numerous armed robberies throughout the Milwaukee area.” Meanwhile, police in Germantown believe he’s one of two suspects who robbed a vape store there, after […]

  • Mount Pleasant passes “historic” Foxconn Local Development Agreement; now heads to board

    MOUNT PLEASANT — On Monday night, November 27th, the Village of Mount Pleasant finalized its deal with Foxconn more than two weeks after the state officially extended an historic incentives package to the electronics manufacturer. On November 10th, Gov. Scott Walker and Foxconn Technology Group Chairman Terry Gou signed off on a $3 billion contract for the Taiwanese company to build a massive display screen factory in Mount Pleasant. Now, more incentives could be given to Foxconn at the local […]

  • “My list keeps growing:” Retailers work to woo shoppers with in-store deals; online shopping spikes

    GLENDALE — Sunday, November 26th marked the shopping period between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and retailers were trying to prove there are still deep discounts available at stores, with some prices slashed so low shoppers said they were able to save hundreds of dollars. Bayshore Town Center normally closes at 6:00 p.m. on Sundays, but many stores, like Kohl’s, for example, were open until midnight to try to cash in on the holiday rush. “Oh my gosh, my list […]

  • Watch: Dashcam video released after pursuit, crash, arrest of 5 between the ages of 12 and 17

    WAUWATOSA — Wauwatosa police have released dashcam video from a nearly eight-mile pursuit that ended in a crash and the arrest of five suspects — the youngest just 12 years old. It happened Tuesday, November 14th. According to Wauwatosa police, it began around 10:30 p.m. when officers attempted to stop a black Jeep Cherokee stolen in armed robbery in Milwaukee on November 12th. That’s why Wauwatosa police decided to pursue. A Wauwatosa Police Department spokesman said state statute gives any […]

  • Former Wave star, former volunteer with MPS students is accused getaway driver in attempted homicide

    MILWAUKEE — A former soccer star is accused of being the getaway driver in an attempted homicide case — but it’s alleged claims about the suspect’s employment that has the victims in the case fuming. Tyrone Gordon spent two years with the Milwaukee Wave. Now, he faces two felony charges of attempted first degree intentional homicide. Court records show the passenger in the car he was driving allegedly shot at two men after a minor fender-bender. “I was shot once, […]

  • “A sin:” Workers say alleged church burglars got nothing but paper products at 1 of 3 locations targeted

    MILWAUKEE — Police believe two men broke into several churches on Milwaukee’s north side — taking whatever they could get their hands on. But the haul may not have been worth the sin, because workers at one church say they were only able to get away with toilet paper and paper towels. Out of the three churches hit, they were the lucky ones. FOX6 News isn’t naming the suspects in this case because they haven’t yet been formally charged. “I […]