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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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  • Prosecutors: Man said he ‘fell asleep’ before crashing into tree, killing son after celebrating his birthday

    PEWAUKEE — A Pewaukee father is facing charges, accused in connection with the death of his 3-year-old son, which happened Sunday, July 15 in Pewaukee — where the vehicle he was driving struck a tree. The child died at the hospital. Prosecutors say the father told investigators he “fell asleep” after celebrating his son’s third birthday at a campground over the weekend. Nicholas Dischler, 25, of Pewaukee, faces one count of homicide by intoxicated use of a vehicle, one count […]

  • Man accused of clogging toilets with plastic bottles, said he had ‘very strong urges to do this’

    SHEBOYGAN — Patrick Beeman of Sheboygan pleaded not guilty to 12 misdemeanor counts of criminal damage to property. This, for allegedly clogging public toilets with plastic bottles. The alleged “serial toilet clogger” was arrested after a year-long investigation. He’s accused of costing the city thousands of dollars. According to a criminal complaint, officers were on routine patrol at the Deland Community Center on March 11, 2018 and “found the toilet in the women’s bathroom to be clogged.” The officer noticed […]

  • ‘Numerous complaints:’ Village leaders in Butler say troubled boat business has been an issue for years

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  • ‘Saddened by this:’ Boys, ages 3, 6, killed in separate weekend tragedies on the road in Waukesha County

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  • Emotional welcome home for firefighter injured in Sun Prairie explosion

    SUN PRAIRIE —¬†Two days after an explosion in downtown Sun Prairie, an injured firefighter is back home with his family. The community welcome Ryan Welch back to his fire station Thursday, July 12 with lots of hugs and tons of heart. Welch was one of two firefighters inside the building that exploded Tuesday, July 10. Sadly, his colleague didn’t survive — making his recovery even more emotional. According to the family’s GoFundMe, Welch and Cory Barr were the two firefighters […]

  • ‘Lock your doors:’ Germantown police report 2 dozen car break-ins, burglaries overnight

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  • Kenosha man turns himself in after fatal hit-and-run, stepfather says he ‘doesn’t have a car!’

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  • ‘Pretty crazy!’ Self-described Summerfest fanatic, 19, wins free tickets for life!

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  • Pictures: View and submit photos of storms and storm damage near you

    MILWAUKEE — Storms, some strong to severe are pushing through SE Wisconsin on Wednesday, June 28th. A Tornado Watch has been issued for portions of SE Wisconsin until 10:00 p.m. We invite you to share photos of storms and storm damage in your area by clicking the “Submit Your Photo” button below. Safety is, of course, always #1! PHOTO GALLERY CLICK HERE for the latest forecast information from the FOX6 Weather Experts.

  • ‘Watching the radar:’ Storms concern Cudahy fireworks organizers, but show would go on

    CUDAHY — There were questions about whether the fireworks shows would go on in municipalities across southeast Wisconsin on the Fourth of July after storms moved in on Wednesday evening, July 4. In Cudahy, rain came down as organizers started developing a “Plan B.” It was gorgeous for most of the day, including for the Cudahy Fourth of July parade, which involved more than 70 units. From there, a party took place at Sheridan Park ahead of the fireworks show. […]