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.
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Bucks fans were pumped ahead of Game 5 Thursday night, May 23, hoping the team would break the 2-2 tie against the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference Finals. If you think the Bucks had a lot of buzz this season, you should stop by Gee’s Clippers — a basketball-themed barbershop in Milwaukee’s Bronzeville neighborhood. “It’s clutch time right now. It’s really kinda tight,” said Demetrius Green, Bucks fan. The Bucks faithful go to Gee’s Clippers for […]
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Pleasant Prairie police on Wednesday, May 22 addressed criticism about their response to a fatal shooting Monday night in the parking lot of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen. This, as 19-year-old Khaled Alchaar’s family planned to honor his life Wednesday night. Police on Wednesday offered this timeline of events: 20:46:30 Pleasant Prairie Police Department (PPPD) Dispatch was advised of the medical call for gunshot wound (GSW). 20:46:53 PPPD dispatched to Cheddar’s. 20:47:37 Kenosha County dispatched Pleasant Prairie Fire & […]
RACINE COUNTY — A 29-year-old Mount Pleasant woman was arrested early Monday morning, May 20 for her second OWI offense after she was found driving on a rim in a closed construction area on I-94 between Highway 20 and Highway 11 in Racine County. According to the Racine County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to the scene around 1:45 a.m. As deputies responded to the area, a construction worker who was on the interstate called stating that the vehicle had […]
WAUWATOSA — Showers and storms quickly moved through southeast Wisconsin Sunday afternoon, May 19 — leaving some damage in their wake. The damage was isolated, with two trees down just a few feet apart, and no damage at all across the street and around the block. “It just came up and you could hear it howl,” said James Beck, homeowner. “I heard this loud crack and I thought, ‘Oh my God. I hope it’s not the tree.'” It was the […]
DARIEN — The Delavan Police Department on Thursday, May 16 released the names of the victims of a shooting incident that unfolded at a Village of Darien home on Monday night. Delavan Police Chief Jim Hansen told FOX6 News a man shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and shot and wounded her brother, before taking his own life. Chief Hansen, overseeing the investigation, identified those involved as follows: Evan Brovold, 26, of Delavan — victim of attempted homicide Jenna Brovold, 29, […]
BUTLER — It started as a simple traffic stop for speeding in Butler, but it ended in a wild pursuit and crash — and a cry for help. When the 20-year-old driver of an SUV was pulled over, at first, it did not seem like a big deal. “The reason I got you back there is, you were going 47 in a 30 mile an hour zone,” the officer said to the driver. Soon, Butler police got a whiff of […]
DARIEN — Two people were found dead after a tense standoff in Darien Monday night, May 13. Officials with the Delavan Police Department, the lead agency on the case, were tight-lipped on the investigation Tuesday — little comfort to those living nearby, some who were evacuated from their homes for hours. “I was over there working on the Mustang. The next thing I know, I thought it was a backfire,” said Trevor Olson, lives nearby. After a night of chaos […]
DARIEN — FOX6 News found a massive law enforcement presence near Sweet and Danielson in the Darien in Walworth County Monday night, May 13, where Delavan police confirmed a SWAT situation in the area. Delevan police confirmed early Tuesday morning, May 14 that the community is safe. However, a lack of information Monday night had neighbors on edge. They were being kept away from the area where police and other law enforcement were focusing their attention, but anxious to return […]
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police are not letting criminal step on the gas and get away — but some have asked, at what cost? While some city leaders said MPD’s pursuit policy is working, others said it’s putting innocent people in dangerous situations. Police on Monday, May 13 announced nine weekend vehicle pursuits that resulted in 11 arrests, along with the seizure of three guns and illegal drugs. Police said the pursuits, 70% of which occurred between 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., […]
MILWAUKEE — A driver and passenger were taken to the hospital after police said a Ford Escape they were in crashed following a police pursuit on Saturday, May 11. The crash happened near 45th and Center, after police said officers spotted the vehicle traveling recklessly near Appleton and Lancaster. Stop sticks were deployed at 45th and Center, where the Escape rear-ended a taxi and struck a pole — the impact causing the vehicle to roll over. The taxi struck two […]
MILWAUKEE — An officer-involved shooting in Milwaukee left one man dead and another injured Tuesday, May 7. It happened as police were searching for Victor Cintron, a homicide suspect, near 7th and Mitchell. Neighbors said it was frightening. At the time, they didn’t know what was going on, but it played out on live TV for FOX6 viewers at home. “I was scared. I was shocked,” said Shanyra Rivera, witness. Milwaukee police said plain-clothed officers were approached by two men; […]
MILWAUKEE — A 3-year-old boy struck by a vehicle near 13th and Arthur on Milwaukee’s south side on Saturday, May 4 remained hospitalized Monday, May 6, as FOX6 News spoke with the driver who witnessed the crash and rushed to help the boy. The boy’s motionless body was moved from the scene and placed in the back seat of a vehicle. The good Samaritan and the boy’s uncle bypassed the help of an ambulance and rushed him to the hospital […]