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
  • ‘People start panicking:’ Hayat Pharmacy experiencing shortage of high-dose flu vaccine

    MILWAUKEE — The Hayat Pharmacy chain has been hit hard. Owners tell FOX6 out of their 15 locations, only one has the high-dose vaccine specifically used to treat older patients — and there are not many left. You’re looking at the last four high-dose flu vaccines available to Hayat Pharmacy customers. Across the drugstore chain’s 15 locations — during a peak vaccination period — these are the only ones left. “People start panicking as soon as they hear the word […]

  • Kenosha father, daughter plead not guilty in fatal shooting of Khaled Alchaar

    KENOSHA — A Kenosha father and daughter accused in the fatal shooting of Khaled Alchaar in Pleasant Prairie last May pleaded not guilty on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 17. Prosecutors say Shawn Amelio Sr. and Christina Amelio were involved in a drug deal that turned into a fatal shooting. Detectives say the case was solved without ever finding a murder weapon. Instead, it was SnapChat records that led them to the suspects. The fatal shooting of Alchaar happened in the parking […]

  • Camden, Jessica Hansen -- AFM

    ‘They all thought AFM:’ Waukesha mom warns others of rare condition that left son partially paralyzed

    WAUKESHA — A rare condition prompted a Waukesha mother to give a warning to all parents. Her young son was diagnosed with AFM, Acute Flaccid Myelitis — causing extreme weakness in limbs. It was a fall day nearly a year ago when Jessica Hansen was tending to her son, Camden.  He was one at the time, seemingly hit with a common illness. “He had a cold, which seemed simple enough, but it was a cold that wasn’t going away,” Hansen […]

  • Original Black Panthers demand security guards be fired after scuffle at Mayfair Mall

    WAUWATOSA — A confrontation unfolds at Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa on Wednesday, Oct. 16. This, as members of the Original Black Panthers demand accountability after a weekend scuffle at the mall. The Blank Panthers are asking the mall to fire the security guards involved after cellphone video showed them holding a pregnant woman on the ground. The woman said she had to be hospitalized after what happened. A half-dozen members of the Original Black Panthers made their way through Mayfair […]

  • ‘Not a random action:’ Suspect sought after shooting on freeway north of downtown Milwaukee

    MILWAUKEE — From drive-by to drive-through, Milwaukee police are searching for the person responsible for a freeway shooting on Monday night, Oct. 14. The incident closed the southbound lanes of I-43 just north of downtown for several hours. But it did not end there. “This was not a random action,” said Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. City leaders are providing more details of a truly chaotic scene on Monday evening. “These were individuals who knew each other, were having a fight […]

  • Fatal hit-and-run in Pleasant Prairie

    Officials ID victim of hit-and-run crash along WIS 165 in Pleasant Prairie, striking vehicle sought

    PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Officials identified on Monday, Oct. 14 the individual struck and killed on State Highway 165 in Pleasant Prairie on Sunday evening as 58-year-old Jeffrey Lucas. Along the rural stretch of road where this incident happened, Jeff Brown told FOX6 News that vehicles zip by at all hours of the day. “Traffic is increasing so much,” Brown said. On Sunday evening, Oct. 13, sirens and emergency crews brought the traffic to a standstill near 104th Street and Sheridan […]

  • MPD: 2 suspects arrested in connection with quadruple shooting at 38th and Wright

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police say they now have two suspects in custody in connection with the quadruple shooting that happened near 38th and Wright on Thursday evening, Oct. 10. The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Officers were in the neighborhood when they heard a barrage of gunfire. A news release says the officers drove toward the gunshots — and saw multiple people including at least one suspect firing shots in the direction of two juveniles. Those juveniles were later […]

  • ‘This issue is much bigger:’ Number of vape-related lung injuries grows throughout US

    MILWAUKEE — The number of vape-related lung injuries has increased — reaching almost every state across the country. Now, new statistics are coming out just as local doctors discuss the epidemic with lawmakers. Since mid-June, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has seen 17 patients with suspected vape-related illnesses. On Thursday afternoon, Oct. 10, doctors met with Democratic Senator Tammy Baldwin to discuss the cases — and what happens next. “One of the things that I did after learning of your work […]

  • Crash at 51st and Capitol

    MPD: 20-year-old man arrested, suspected in hit-and-run crash that severely injured pedestrian

    MILWAUKEE — A 20-year-old Milwaukee man was arrested, suspected in a hit-and-run crash that happened near 51st and Capitol Drive on Wednesday morning, Oct. 9. Surveillance cameras captured a speeding driver slamming into an occupied bus shelter. Police said he took off on foot after impact but was later arrested. The person inside the bus shelter also walked away, but police said one other person up against a building might not be so lucky. Officers were dispatched to the intersection […]

  • ‘They don’t care:’ 3 hurt when pursuit of reckless driver ended in crash involving MPD squad

    MILWAUKEE — A pursuit involving a reckless driver ended in a crash involving a Milwaukee Police Department squad Tuesday morning, Oct. 8 near Sherman and Hampton. It happened around 3:40 a.m., steps from an apartment building where neighbors said they want more police patrols, or at the very least, cameras because they believe it’s a dangerous intersection. “It’s terrible,” said a neighbor. “That’s the only thing I can… it’s terrible.” FOX6 News found neighbors have grown numb to the blatant […]

  • Solvay Coke & Gas, Co.

    Odor coming from old Solvay Coke & Gas, Co. in Walker’s Point so bad it’s sending people to the hospital

    MILWAUKEE — A strong odor in Walker’s Point is so bad, it sent some to the hospital, FOX6 News learned Monday, Oct. 7. The odor is coming from the old Solvay Coke & Gas, Co., with contaminant removal getting underway in July — expected to continue until February 2020. Some who live and work nearby said it’s making them sick. As of Monday, Oct. 7, since July, more than 30 complaints had been filed regarding odor at the superfund site […]

  • MPD Chief Morales will appeal to public, Fire and Police Commission to keep his job

    MILWAUKEE — Police Chief Alfonso Morales has support to stay on as Milwaukee’s top cop — but before he’s given a formal offer, FOX6 News learned Morales would have to appeal to the public to keep his job. There was job security Friday night, Oct. 5 for Chief Morales — with a catch. “It’s the process that was announced earlier and the process will play out over the next couple of months,” said Mayor Tom Barrett. Mayor Barrett defended the […]

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