Joe Dahlke is a Digital Content Producer for FOX31 Denver and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 who joined the KDVR/KWGN team in June of 2016.

Joe is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.

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    Nothing suspecious found after pilot reported ‘possible security threat’ on flight to DIA

    DENVER – Nothing suspicious was found after a pilot of a United Airlines flight from San Diego to Denver reported a “possible security threat” on board a plane on Monday night, an airport spokesman said. United Flight 231 landed at Denver International Airport around 9:15 p.m. where officials from the Denver Police Department, TSA, and FBI swept the plane for anything. The sweep came back clear. Passengers deplaned and were transported to baggage claim via buses, officials said. No arrests were […]

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    Denver woman killed in Mexico nightclub shooting

    MEXICO CITY — A Denver woman was among those killed when a gunman opened fire at a nightclub in Mexico’s Playa del Carmen resort during the BPM electronic music festival. Family tells FOX31 that 18-year-old Alejandra Villanueva was among those killed in the attack. She was the only American killed in the shooting. Villanueva was among 5 people that were killed when the gunman entered Blue Parrot nightclub around 3 a.m. on Monday morning.  15 others were injured. LINK: GoFundMe page to help Villanueva’s family […]

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    Jack Daniel’s announces whiskey-flavored coffee

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – It’s usually frowned upon to start your day with some Jack Daniel’s Whiskey, but now there might be a new middle ground. The whiskey brand recently teamed up with World of Coffee to launch a new line of non-alcoholic whiskey-flavored coffee called Tennessee Whiskey Coffee. “Our unique blend of gourmet coffee is 100% Arabica, infused with authentic Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, and roasted medium to provide a full-bodied rich flavor,” the website states. “The distinct caramel and […]

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    No, In-n-Out Burger is not coming to Colorado

    DENVER – Several Coloradans got excited on Monday when a fake news story surfaced that In-n-Out was coming to Colorado. But it’s not true. The story from the website I’m From Denver quickly went viral with over 4,200 shares and 3,200 reactions on Facebook, as of Monday afternoon. The website cited a tweet from a fake account. Turns out the real In-n-Out hasn’t used their Twitter page since 2011. But while some Coloradans might wish the news was true, an […]

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    Amazon fulfills birthday wish of 8-year-old boy battling cancer

    TUCSON, Ariz. — Amazon helped grant a wish for an Arizona boy diagnosed with cancer. Ben Bicknese of Tucson, Ariz. was given a tour of the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Phoenix on his eighth birthday, a dream come true for him. Bicknese was diagnosed with cancer two years ago and his weakened immune system has kept him and his family home, KSAZ reports. ABC News reports Bicknese was diagnosed with Wilms tumor, a form of kidney cancer, in 2014. He […]

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    Broncos fans start campaign to keep Wade Phillips in Denver

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — After the hire of Vance Joseph as coach on Wednesday, Broncos fans took to social media to let the team know they want defensive coordinator Wade Phillips to stay. Fans took to social media with the hashtag #KeepWade to get their message across to the team and general manager John Elway. Please @johnelway Im already disappointed about Vance Joseph being HC. Dont disappoint me by letting @sonofbum go! #KeepWade — Mel (@karmabrown30) January 11, 2017 Defenses win championships! […]

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    Police officer lets kids say goodbye to Navy dad over PA system

    SAN DIEGO — A kind gesture by a San Diego police officer meant the world to a military mom and her two children. Rileigh, 4, and her little brother Austin were shouting their goodbyes across water to their dad, Josh Buetow, who was leaving for his first deployment on the USS Carl Vinson. Officer James Weaver noticed this and pulled up next to the kids to allow them to speak loud and clear to their dad over the officer’s loudspeaker. Their […]

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    85-year-old uses cane to save 2 women from burning car

    BURLESON, Texas — An 85-year-old Texas man is being called a hero after he used his cane to save the lives of two women from a fiery car crash. KDFW-TV reports a 22-year-old driver and her passenger were driving around a curve when she lost control and flipped into Lindell Marbut’s driveway. It didn’t take long for Marbut to jump into action. “When I got back over here this way, he was beating on the front windshield with a cane,” […]

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    Meteorologist’s response to daughter challenging his forecast goes viral

    ATLANTA — Meteorologists always get a hard time about the forecasts they deliver when it doesn’t go as predicted, sometimes even from their own family. Chris Holcomb, the chief meteorologist at WXIA-TV in Atlanta, had a great comeback when his 18-year-old daughter tried to challenge his forecast. Last week, Holcomb predicted there was a high chance of snow showers in the Atlanta area. When he stepped off air, he received a text from his daughter who didn’t trust his forecast. “The […]

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    Shake Shack to open Denver location in late 2017

    DENVER — Burger-chain Shake Shack is coming to Denver in late 2017, the company announced Tuesday. The Shack will be located in Denver’s RiNo Art District, which is located just north of downtown. It will feature the restaurant’s signature 100 percent all-natural Angus beef burgers, crinkle-cut fries and fresh frozen custard. Shake Shack also promises “frozen custard concretes featuring local Denver food purveyors.” The company said the location will be built using recycled and sustainable materials. It said the chairs […]

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    Heavy snowfall, avalanche concerns force evacuation of Arapahoe Basin

    ARAPAHOE BASIN, Colo. — Arapahoe Basin Ski Area was forced to evacuate and close early Tuesday because of avalanche concerns on Loveland Pass. The ski area said the Colorado Department of Transportation was closing U.S. 6 over Loveland Pass to all traffic on the west side at Keystone. Earlier in the day, Arapahoe Basin said it received 15 inches of new snow on Tuesday with nearly 30 inches of fresh powder in the past three days. It was the third Colorado […]

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    Mom’s post about husband’s monthly ‘dates’ with daughter goes viral

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A Canadian mother’s Facebook post is going viral after she posted about the adorable bond between her husband and her daughter. Caitlin Fladager of Vancouver made the post on Friday night when she said her husband decided to take their daughter on monthly “dates.” He makes her feel like a princess as he helps her get all dressed up, opens doors for her, and takes her out for cake and ice cream. “Tonight was their first […]