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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
  • bullet hole

    “It’s sad and the violence needs to stop:” Four-year-old suffers graze wound in exchange of gunfire

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Another case of gun violence…in which a child becomes the innocent victim. Police say a four-year-old was grazed by a bullet in a shooting that happened near N. 24th Place and Capitol Drive just before 9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26th. “All the sudden: ‘Pop!’  I thought it was a firecracker,” the victim’s grandfather, John Peet said. The victim’s grandfather, John Peet says everyone was sitting on the porch on Saturday night, when out of nowhere… “I seen three […]

  • community garden

    One man sets an example to young boys in Milwaukee: “Mr. Andre has taught us responsibility”

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A group of young black men in Milwaukee are making a difference, not only in the community, but in their own lives as well. FOX6 shows you why so many are saying thank you to a true hero of the neighborhood. At the corner of 9th and Ring in Milwaukee, there’s a man with the power to impact young lives forever. “He talked mostly about becoming a man,” says Freddie Outlaw. Andre Ellis has a garden, and every […]

  • Looking for Alaska

    Prize winning book or pornographic material? Waukesha school district has heated debate over Looking for Alaska

    WAUKESHA (WITI) — In a unanimous decision, the district’s Consideration Committee voted to keep the book Looking for Alaska in middle and high school libraries. That’s despite opposition from parents, who question the book’s sexual themes. Ellen Cox has been leading the charge to remove Looking for Alaska from Waukesha’s school libraries. She questioned some of the content after her daughter came home from South High School with the book. Ultimately, the district’s Consideration Committee decided to keep it on […]

  • strip club billboard

    “This has crossed the line:” Two Walworth County mothers take issue with racy strip club billboard ad

    WALWORTH COUNTY (WITI) — A billboard along I-43 is raising eyebrows — and also concerns about decency. Two local mom s are challenging the owners of a strip club after a provocative ad popped up in Walworth County. As a professional photographer, Dorene Muenkel is used to looking through her lens at a wide variety of poses, but there’s one image she wishes was never captured on film. “This has crossed the line and I think it needs to come […]

  • Jacob Banas

    Cedarburg restaurant owner accused of putting drugs in female patron’s drinks & sexually assaulting them

    CEDARBURG (WITI) — A Cedarburg restaurant owner is being investigated — accused of putting drugs in female patron’s drinks, sexually assaulting them and capturing the aftermath on camera. FOX6 News has discovered this isn’t the first time this man has been in trouble with the law. According to search warrants, investigators raided 34-year-old Jacob Banas’ home and restaurant. What they were looking for has sent shockwaves through Cedarburg. As patrons walked past a closed “August Weber Haus” on Wednesday, July […]

  • State Street fatal shooting

    “They should beef up their security after this:” Man shot in street outside strip club dies at hospital

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee police are investigating a fatal shooting that allegedly took place outside a strip club near 26th and State Street early Sunday morning, July 20th. The shooting happened in the street. Police say a 33-year-old Milwaukee man was shot in an altercation, around 2:15 a.m. He was taken to the hospital, where he later died. Police have identified him as Vincent Fayne. The sign on the door urges patrons to have fun — but early Sunday morning, […]

  • Serve Your City Day

    “If you want the best, you have to try the best:” Annual Serve Your City Day aims to empower local residents

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Volunteers in Milwaukee are trying to take all of their neighborhood problems, and throw them away. It’s part of the third Annual Serve Your City Day. Every piece of litter Shanna Hickman picks up is helping to make a difference. “We came out with five to six bags of trash already,” says Hickman. Hickman is one of 300 walking around the Clarke Square Neighborhood, volunteering time to empower residents who live here. “For the kids to play […]

  • Brian Pergande

    Courtroom conundrum: Former officer accused could have pleaded out but didn’t, why?

    WAUKESHA CO. (WITI) — A big surprise in court for a former Butler Police lieutenant accused of taking inappropriate photos of an exotic dancer. Brian Pergande had an opportunity to plead to a lesser, misdemeanor charge. But now, he’s likely headed to a trial on a felony. As attorneys and Judge Donald Hassin take their place in Waukesha County court, the case against Pergande seems pretty cut and dry. The district attorney agreed to amend charges from a felony to […]

  • Hayek Pharmacy, Shorewood

    “Prescription for a life behind bars:” Shorewood police seek drug store robber

    SHOREWOOD (WITI) — FBI agents are calling it a “prescription for a life behind bars.” A Shorewood drug store is robbed four times since January. Now, a reward is being offered for a crook with a penchant for pain killers. FBI agent Robert Botsch says it’s believed one man is responsible for a string of armed robberies at Hayek’s Pharmacy on Downer Ave. Since January, he’s apparently hit the store four times. Botsch says the frequency and violence of each […]

  • “We’re ready for it!” Soccer match a first for Miller Park, a HUGE night for Milwaukee bars

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A first for Miller Park! The baseball stadium on Wednesday, July 16th was set to play host to the first international soccer match featuring popular soccer club Chivas de Guadalajara and English Premier League club Swansea City at Miller Park. The game is expected to draw a big crowd…and big business! Bars close to the stadium and even in the suburbs expect business will triple on Wednesday night. The Three Lions Pub on Oakland Avenue on the […]

  • Sierra Guyton

    Sierra Guyton has died nearly two months after being shot on playground

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — FOX6 News has learned from Bridgette Perry, Sierra Guyton’s grandmother, that Sierra has died. The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office indicated Guyton was pronounced dead at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin at 1:35 a.m. on Sunday, July 13th. On May 21st, 10-year-old girl Sierra Guyton was at the Clarke Street playground, just across the street from her house. She was caught in-between, as two men allegedly engaged gunfire, and was shot and wounded. In a conversation with FOX6’s […]

  • gun violence meeting

    Community members gather to loosen violence’s grip on Milwaukee: “Mothers are tired of burying their children”

    MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Dozens gather in Milwaukee to share their ideas with others — it’s an effort to try to stop the violence, and FOX6 explains what many believe is at the heart of the issue. Inside the Parklawn YMCA, there are stories of families impacted by violence. “My oldest grandson – his cousin was killed at 76th and Congress,” says one attendee. But the goal of the meeting is to brainstorm ideas of eliminating violence’s tight grip on Milwaukee. […]