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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
  • Pickup belonging to military member serving overseas stolen in Arvada

    ARVADA, Colo. — Sgt. 1st Class James Neily was deployed in December. Every day, his wife Kayleigh gives him updates, via FaceTime, about their two kids and their Northern Colorado home. Tuesday morning, Kayleigh had to tell her husband, that his Ford F-250 had been stolen from his parents’ home, near West 63rd Avenue and Ward Road in Arvada. Mr. Neily posted the disappearance on Facebook, and the social media circulation continues to grow. The family acknowledges that a truck […]

  • Woman whose home burned in Lightner Creek Fire doesn’t know how it started

    DURANGO, Colo. — Officials said firefighters kept the Lightner Creek Fire west of Durango from growing on Friday. It had consumed more than 360 acres and was 20 percent contained. Christine Polinsky said she is the owner of the only home to burn in fire. She said she only left her home for a short while Wednesday, and when she came back to her property, the house was in flames. She has no idea what started the fire. People in about […]

  • Help needed after parts of Lookout Mountain get cleaned up

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Jefferson County authorities and Denver mountain park rangers are teaming up as part of a “Help us Keep Jeffco Beautiful” effort. Both groups worked together earlier in the week to clean up parts of Lookout Mountain on the ground and to wipe away graffiti. More than 100 bags of trash were collected. Now, they are asking for the public’s help to report anyone seen littering or vandalizing the parks by calling 303-277-0211.

  • Dog attacked by 3 other dogs near southwest Denver park

    DENVER — A southwest Denver dog owner says that three other dogs attacked her dog while walking from a park over the weekend. Cherie Lubben says she, her 3-1/2-year-old son and her dog, Maddrox, were walking home when Maddrox got too close to a nearby fence that borders the park. The three dogs in the other yard pushed between the fence bars and grabbed the 12-year-old Rottweiler-German Sheppard mix. “I come around the corner and the dog had him by […]

  • Krush the Lakewood cat rescued from tree

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Krush the cat had been stuck in a Lakewood tree for five days. His owners tried everything to get him down. Finally, they reached an arborist who specializes in tree rescues, and the FOX31 Problem Solvers reached out to West Metro Fire Rescue. Together, the two experts were able to coax the 3-year-old into a bag and safely back home.

  • 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 ago, 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 nonprofit 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 was that she was an organ donor. Her organs have directly saved or enhanced 66 lives. In addition to his Xfinity Series races, Gase also carries the “Donate Life” sticker on his race car. […]

  • 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 […]