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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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    CCW confrontation at waste disposal center: “City is not allowed to ban concealed carry on this property”

    MILWAUKEE — The police showed up to deal with a group of people armed with guns at a public facility — and concealed carry advocates say what happened next is against the law. The group of people showed up at a waste disposal facility on Lincoln Avenue in Milwaukee on Tuesday morning, August 4th to try to prove a point. They believe they should be able to go to the outdoor, city of Milwaukee-run center with their guns in tow. Signs […]

  • Greendale mother charged

    Years of neglect? Greendale mother accused of tying her young son, who has autism, to a bed

    MILWAUKEE COUNTY — A 49-year-old Greendale mother is facing child neglect charges, accused of tying her son (who has autism) to a bed on at least two occasions. The criminal complaint indicates an officer found the boy alone in an apartment, tied to a bed, and a neighbor told investigators the mother “had done this more than 100 times.” The charges filed in this case include felony child neglect (bodily harm) and misdemeanor child neglect. FOX6 News is not naming […]

  • Shooting near George Webb restaurant on N. Oakland Avenue

    20-year-old man, 19-year-old woman injured in shooting near George Webb on N. Oakland

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police say two people were shot and injured during a fight involving multiple people on the street near the George Webb restaurant on N. Oakland Avenue. It happened around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, August 2nd. Police say the victims are a 20-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman. They were taken to hospitals. The man is being treated for serious injuries. The woman’s injuries are non life-threatening. Police say the male victim is in custody for his role […]

  • Whitefish Bay

    Learning from tragedy: Traffic study conducted to improve dangerous pedestrian crossing in Whitefish Bay

    WHITEFISH BAY — The drivers involved in the fatal car versus pedestrian accident in Whitefish Bay back on May 26th, will not be criminally charged. A traffic study of the area near N. Santa Monica Boulevard and E. Silver Spring Drive was released Thursday morning, July 30th. It comes after this accident and many concerns raised by nearby businesses. It can be a busy and dangerous road. “It was a horrible accident,” said TEKLYNX General Manager, Doug Niemeyer. Doug Niemeyer […]

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    Two people dead after plane crashes, catches fire at Timmerman Airport

    MILWAUKEE — Two people are dead after a small passenger plane crashed at Timmerman Airport on the city’s northwest side on Wednesday evening, July 29th.The initial call for first responders came in at 6:11 p.m. The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration is investigation what caused the crash. FOX6 News spoke with a family who’s home butts up right to the edge of the airport and saw everything. For folks living just feet away from the wreckage, this is a […]

  • Trevor Casper

    “Trevor stay with me!” DOJ releases videos, 911 calls of incident that led to Trooper Casper’s death

    FOND DU LAC — New video shows the last few moments in Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper Trevor Casper’s life. 21-year-old Casper was killed on March 24th during a shootout with a bank robbery suspect. It was his first solo day on the job as a trooper, and he is the youngest law enforcement officer to be killed in the line of duty. The Wisconsin Department of Justice released video, photos and 911 calls related to the shooting that killed Trooper […]

  • Laura Turek

    Single mother hit in the face by a foul ball at Miller Park needs your help

    MILWAUKEE — The woman hit in the face by a foul ball traveling at 90 miles-per-hour during a Milwaukee Brewers game at Miller Park on July 6th needs your help. Family members say Laura Turek was enjoying the July 6th Brewers game vs. the Atlanta Braves when she was struck in the face by a foul ball. She will now likely spend the rest of her life recovering. The impact was so severe, fans in the seats above Turek could hear […]

  • Lion on the loose in Milwaukee?

    Latest: MPD responds to “unconfirmed sighting” of possible lion near 30th & Fairmount; nothing found

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police on Monday evening, July 27th were on scene near 30th and Fairmount for “an unconfirmed sighting” of the possible Milwaukee lion. But once again, officers found nothing. An MPD spokesman says police took a total of 14 calls regarding the possible lion in Milwaukee this weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday). But so far, with the exception of a call that came in on Saturday, July 25th regarding a lion sighting near 30th and Fairmount — the animal hasn’t been […]

  • Search for possible Milwaukee lion

    “I’m on edge:” Two confirmed sightings of “lion-like animal” in Milwaukee this weekend, so where is it?

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police say the “big cat” that was reportedly spotted on the city’s north side on Saturday, July 25th may have gotten outside of their containment perimeter. Officials held a brief news conference on Sunday morning, July 26th in the neighborhood near 31st and Cameron. The commander on scene spoke briefly about the MPD operation that lasted for more than 12 hours. BREAKING: #MKElion update from commander in scene. @fox6now pic.twitter.com/N7ETBphfEV — Julie Collins (@Julie_Collins6) July 26, 2015 […]

  • Brian Scheele

    “Sorry about this:” Accused serial pharmacy robber with a conscience hit same drug store three times

    SHEBOYGAN COUNTY — A criminal with a conscience. Authorities in Sheboygan County have caught an alleged serial pharmacy robber who targeted the same store three times over a three-month period. Investigators say his love for pills and his pangs of guilt caught up with him in the end. Brian Scheele faces the following charges: robbery with threat of force, use of a dangerous weapon attempted burglary of a building or dwelling possession of burglarious tools armed robbery robbery with threat of […]

  • Chad Wilsing

    Whitefish Bay man shot, wounded by officer now faces criminal charges

    WHITEFISH BAY — 39-year-old Chad Wilsing of Whitefish Bay is now charged in connection with an incident that led to his being wounded when an officer shot him. All of this unfolded near the intersection N. Kent Ave. and Lancaster Ave.  on Monday, July 13th. A criminal complaint indicates the officer who pulled the trigger called this incident more frightening than when he was deployed to a war-torn country while serving in the military. Wilsing is charged with first-degree recklessly endangering safety […]

  • EAA

    EAA AirVenture in 63rd year; event makes control tower at Wittman Regional Airport busiest in the country

    OSHKOSH — Hundreds of aircraft from around the world have landed in Oshkosh for the annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts. Monday, July 20th was the first day of the EAA AirVenture event that draws hundreds of thousands of people to Oshkosh for the seven days. Daily airshows, military aircraft, the historic warbirds and the latest in aviation technology are all part of the air convention. This year’s event is the 63rd annual EAA AirVenture. It is expected to draw nearly a […]

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