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An original member of the Channel 2 morning news team, Greg Nieto has been with Channel 2 and FOX31 since 2000! He currently reports on weeknights.

Born in Denver, raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Nieto has developed strong ties over the past 17 years, with organizations like M.D.A., M.A.D.D., Denver Dumb Friends League, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Colorado.

A life-long Broncos fan, he enjoys going to the games, volunteering or trying out a new craft brewery.

He is excited to see all the changes at 5280 and looks forward to hearing what stories make your heart sing!

You can email Greg at Gregory.Nieto@KDVR.com.

Recent Articles
  • Denver police offer ‘Pups on Patrol’ class for dog owners and their pets

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department has been teaching a class called “Pups on Patrol” for about a year. It’s designed to educate dog owners what to look for when on their daily or nightly walk with their four-legged friends. Close to 70 owners and their dogs took part in the most recent class. Part of the education process is learning to text police instead of calling 911 when something suspicious is seen. David Martinez, with his dog Amigo, said […]

  • Police sting at Golden bike shop stops crime spree suspect

    GOLDEN, Colo. — It appears Michael John Mancuso picked the wrong bike shop to mess with. The Golden Police Department said the 28-year-old attempted to fraudulently buy a mountain bike this week, but the employees of Golden Bike Shop were one step ahead. Employees say when Mancuso came in Monday, he picked out a bicycle, then said his “dad” would pay for it over the phone. One member of Golden Bike Shop, though, had heard of that method before. Police […]

  • Neighbor dispute that ended in man’s death involved his dog, family members say

    THORNTON, Colo. — Vicki Key is never more than a few feet away from her daughter, also named Vicki. Daughter Vicki’s fiance was killed Tuesday night in the 4600 block of 106th Drive in Thornton. The family said the shooting happened over a dispute over their dog Bruno. The family said 42-year-old Dustin Schmidt is the fallen loved one. Vicki Key said Bruno was trying to get over the back fence, as he has done before, when Schmidt grabbed him […]

  • What’s in a name? A new sign in Denver has some people wondering

    DENVER — A new sign at the corner of 38th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard has some people re-asking the question:  “what’s in a name?” The new sign reads:  “Welcome to North Denver.” The sign loudly applauded by “North Siders” who have fought to keep the umbrella name for all neighborhoods in the Northwestern part of Denver. “Highland” is the name of one such neighborhood recognized by the City and County.  “North Denver” designates the part of town. Which is “right?”  […]

  • Jefferson County safety forum is meeting of minds to improve safety

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — It’s not so much a pep rally as a study session. The gymnasium at Lakewood High School was packed with educators, parents and law enforcement personnel Tuesday night. It was part of the Jeffco School Safety Forum, a meeting of the minds to improve school safety. After a panel discussion, parents broke up into small groups. One of the more popular tables was Safe2Tell Colorado. Safe2Tell is an anonymous reporting group. The number of people reporting to […]

  • Caught on video: Family saves dog in mountain lion attack

    NEDERLAND, Colo. — It’s easy to see Maeby has had a rough week. It was caught on video. The 3-year-old boxer/Labrador mix went outside of the Nederland family home and came back injured with puncture wounds after a scrape with a mountain lion. Family surveillance video shows Maeby going outside, then three family members race to save her when they hear the commotion. Later in the video, the big cat is seen slowly lingering near the home, in no great […]

  • 7-year-old is a star during address about rare diseases at State Capitol

    DENVER — According to Colorado Rare, one in 10 people living in the state has some sort of rare disease. On Wednesday, a handful of parents and advocates brought their concerns of the needs of families battling rare diseases to the State Capitol. The star of the day was 7-year-old Lily, who is battling Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. To kick off the day, Lily addressed a group of citizens inside the Capitol. The group said the hope is to increase ways […]

  • Family honors, supports law enforcement officers with a poem and a bench

    LONGMONT, Colo. — When Barbara Lee comes to pay respects, she does so one word at a time, at a bench dedicated in her husband’s honor. After the deaths of three sheriff’s deputies in the Denver area since December 31,  she and her daughter have brought a poem – which rests on the bench that bears the name of her husband – longtime Longmont PD Chaplain Bill Lee. It’s outside the Longmont Justice Center. The poem is a convergence of […]

  • Police take down suspect who pulled flare gun in Longmont

    LONGMONT, Colo. — A man is in custody after allegedly pointing a flare gun at another man and police officers, the Longmont Police Department said. The incident happened Monday night at a Walmart store. Officers responded to a report of a man inside the store pointing a flare gun at another man. Officers attempted to contact the male suspect, identified as 50-year-old Scott Benson, inside his vehicle in the parking lot. Police said Benson was uncooperative, then took out the […]

  • Jefferson County Public Schools mulls pushing back start times for high schools

    GOLDEN, Colo. — Students in Jefferson County Public Schools soon could be getting a little more sleep in the mornings. Research shows high school students still need about nine hours of sleep every night, a number that’s not always possible with classes starting at 7:15 a.m. District officials are considering pushing start times back and will discuss the matter at a meeting on Monday night. District officials are looking to get input from parents on what it would mean for […]

  • More than 400 men respond to sex ads in one-day trafficking sting in Fort Collins

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — More than 400 people responded to ads in a one-day sex trafficking operation that led to 21 arrests, the Fort Collins Police Department said Monday. Police and the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office set up the sting to target prostitution rings in the area. Officers placed ads in the escort sections of commonly used sex websites. On the one day of the operation, officers received 444 responses, with 21 scheduling appointments to pay for sexual services. When […]

  • Paramedic and artist makes wooden American flags to honor fallen officers

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — For more than a year, Zachary Smith has created wooden American flags for soldiers and politicians. Now, he is building “Thin Blue Line” flags for two fallen metro Denver sheriff’s deputies. Under his company banner “U.S. Veteran Woodworks,” Smith completed a flag for Douglas County sheriff’s deputy Zackari Parrish and is just one for Adams County sheriff’s deputy Heath Gumm. Smith is a Veteran and EMT in Colorado Springs. RELATED: FOX31 Problem Solvers Serving Those Who […]