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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
  • Abused, neglected dog finds forever home

    DENVER — “Spartan” is one step closer to going to his Forever Home. The Boxer, ill and relinquished by his owner a few months back, is making amazing progress, thanks to HoBo Care Boxer Rescue and veterinarians. He has spent the past few weeks with a foster family and is getting ready to meet his new family. Hobo Care Boxer Rescue is a non-profit group, based in Denver.

  • Young NASCAR driver promotes organ donation

    DENVER — NASCAR driver Joey Gase is used to adjusting on the fly, but when his mother died suddenly in April 2011, it felt as if his life spun out of control. His mother, Mary Jo, died of a brain aneurysm.  What the family didn’t know:  Mrs. Gase was an organ donor. Her organs have directly saved or enhanced 66 lives. In addition to his Xfinity Series Races, Joey Gase also proudly carries the “Donate Life” Sticker on his race […]

  • Presbyterian St. Luke’s doctors take up musical instruments for patients

    DENVER — A handful of talented doctors at Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital are doing much more than treating a patient’s physical symptoms. Some are soothing their souls. Doctors Lela Mansoori, Angie Appel, Daniel Rule and Brant Miller make up the PSL Heartstrings. They perform to patients who need something other than prescriptions and IV drips. The group hopes to bring smiles and possibly a cure to their souls.

  • Employees at Presbyterian St. Luke’s perform for patients

    DENVER — They are in this profession to help people. Now, they are going the extra note in the name of love. A group of employees at Presbyterian St. Luke’s has banded together, literally, to form “P/SL Heartstrings.” At least once a week, the group, which includes a doctor, plays instruments and sings to patients who could use a little pick-me-up. The members include:  Angie Appel, Lela Mansoori, Daniel Rule and Sam Helgeson. Their Facebook video is on the verge […]

  • Nearly $3,000 raised for family after mother killed in crash

    DENVER — A weekend benefit raised money to help a southwest Denver family who has fallen on tough times. The Hangover Bar hosted a fundraiser for the Lucero family on Sunday and raised $2,800. In January, Robert Lucero and his wife, Shuvonne, were involved in a horrific accident when a speeding car, allegedly driven by a drunk driver, ran a stop light and slammed into the couple’s vehicle. Shuvonne died, leaving Robert to raise their children alone. The FOX31 Problem Solvers […]

  • Parishioners pray decades-old church is spared from closure

    DENVER — After what could be a final Mass this weekend, parishioners at Our Lady of Visitation will march to the Denver archbishop’s home as part of a prayer vigil and demonstration to stop the closure of the 70-year-old church. For former Denver mayor and U.S. transportation secretary Federico Pena, the closure hits close to home. “We had some constructive dialogue with bishop Rodriguez. Hopefully, something positive will come out of that because we are a family, we are Catholic faith,” […]

  • Suspect wanted for string of vehicle break-ins, theft of valuables

    LONE TREE, Colo. — Douglas County sheriff’s deputies said a handful of cars were broken into at an apartment complex near Interstate 25 and Lincoln Avenue. Residents woke up Wednesday morning to the damage to their vehicles and theft of some valuables. Authorities released a surveillance picture of a man, they say, who is using a credit card taken from one of the vehicles. The man whose credit card was stolen is a U.S. Army veteran who served with the […]

  • Promising news for Spartan the boxer after surgery

    DENVER — Finally, perhaps, a break for Spartan the boxer. The dog from Westminster, relinquished by his owner a few weeks ago and severely malnourished, is walking and “talking” for his favorite volunteer after undergoing surgery. His condition is considered critical but stable. Officials said Thursday he was still in intensive care and “is not out of the woods yet.” A feeding tube will remain in him for two weeks. Spartan has made attempts to eat on his own, but […]

  • Malnourished boxer Spartan to undergo surgery

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Spartan, the malnourished boxer from Westminster who was turned in by his owner, will have to undergo surgery. HoBo Care Boxer Rescue has been working to trying to get him to regain his appetite. Staff members have even tried a feeding tube and foster care. None of it has worked. After further review, it was determined Spartan needs surgery to help bring him back to health and hopefully start eating again. He will have the surgery on Tuesday. […]

  • Owner turns in malnourished boxer; vet clinic works to help the dog

    DENVER — The owner of a boxer turned over the rights of the dog at the Hermosa Veterinary Clinic in North Denver on Tuesday. Veterinarians said the dog was in very bad shape. Spartan is supposed to weigh in the 60-pound range. He came in closer to 35 pounds. For the past couple of days, staff has worked around the clock to get Spartan’s appetite back to a healthy level. The meal of choice: Elk and oatmeal. The previous owner […]

  • Broncos revoke season tickets from lifelong fan who had them since 1995

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Hundreds of Broncos season ticket holders had their tickets revoked last week, including a lifelong fan who has had them since 1995. Eddie Donahoe recently got an email from the team saying his tickets had been revoked because he sold two of the six season tickets on a secondary website. Donahoe won’t likely get his tickets back. The Broncos say the agreement between the team and season ticket holders is clear, but they will hear cases for fans dealing […]

  • Northeast Colorado wildfire at 80 percent containment as winds return

    LOGAN COUNTY, Colo. — A large brush fire in Logan and Phillips continued to burn Tuesday afternoon as firefighters battled another day of strong winds. The fire was at 30,000-plus acres and 80 percent containment late Tuesday afternoon, the Logan County Emergency Operations Center said. The fire has destroyed five homes and more than a dozen other buildings. One firefighter suffered a minor injury. There were no injuries reported to citizens.. Crews from 15 departments arrived at the scene after […]