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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.

Recent Articles
  • United clarifies stance on dress code violations after girls in leggings barred from boarding flight at DIA

    DENVER – Three teenage girls were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. on Sunday morning after their leggings violated dress code for “company benefited travel,” the airline said. Witnesses said on social media that the girls were wearing “uncovered leggings,” which a gate agent deemed inappropriate. One girl was allowed on the flight after she put a dress on over her leggings. The other two girls were held off the flight. Twitter user Shannon […]

  • Missing at-risk 16-year-old found safe in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. – An at-risk 16-year-old who went missing Saturday afternoon has returned home unharmed, Aurora police said. Sebastian Benson was last seen Saturday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. at his home in the 15500 block of East Temple Place in Aurora, police said. Benson suffers from a medical condition that requires him to take medication, officials said. Police did not give any further details on the case.

  • Islamic Center of Fort Collins vandalized early Sunday morning

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. – The Islamic Center of Fort Collins was vandalized around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, police said. Police say that the suspect flipped over benches and garbage cans outside of the mosque before using a large brick to attempt to smash windows, which were tempered glass. The suspect, who is described as a man in his early 20s, was later able to break a window using a large rock and then threw a Bible into the mosque. There was […]

  • Florida man faces charges for eating pancakes in middle of the road

    LAKELAND, Fla. – A Florida man has been arrested and charged after a video was posted on Facebook of him sitting in the middle of the street eating pancakes, police said. 21-year-old Kiaron Thomas was arrested as the flapjack-eating man on Friday, the Lakeland Police Department said. Thomas was pictured sitting in the middle of a crosswalk while eating pancakes on a small TV table. Police couldn’t locate Thomas when they arrived, but after video was posted to Facebook and […]

  • Arizona Make-A-Wish recipient uses wish to give back to his high school

    PHOENIX – While most recipients of the Make-A-Wish Foundation ask for things like experiences or meeting celebrities, one Arizona teen is making headlines for choosing to do something else with his wish. The mission of the Make-A-Wish Foundation is to grant someone with a life-threatening medical condition a wish of their choice. Joseph Grant in Arizona decided his one wish was to give back to his high school, KSAZ reports. The Camelback High School senior chose to build an outdoor […]

  • Video shows Wisconsin high school student saving choking classmate

    LA CROSSE, Wis. – A high school freshman in Wisconsin is being called a hero after video captured him saving a classmate’s life with the Heimlich maneuver. It happened at Central High School in La Crosse, Wis. on Wednesday when video shows student Will Olson choking at lunch. His friends didn’t realize what was happening at first but when Olson signaled that he was choking, classmate Ian Brown steps in to help, the School District of La Crosse said. The […]

  • Babies named Romeo and Juliet born in same hospital hours apart

    BLUFFTON, S.C. – A pair of babies born in South Carolina will have a wild story to tell when they get older. Photographer Cassie Clayshulte posted the photos of babies named Romeo and Juliet from Coastal Carolina Hospital on March 19 and they have since gone viral. At 2:09 p.m., Morgan and Edwin Hernandez welcomed their son Romeo to the world. But just 18 hours later, in the next room, Christiana and Allan Shifflett welcomed their little girl Juliet, Clayshulte said. Clayshulte […]

  • Man in Denver hit-and-run suffering from amnesia reunited with family

    DENVER — A man who was hit by a vehicle last week has been identified and reunited with his family after suffering from memory loss as a result of the crash, the Denver Police Department said. Police said the man was hit by while walking near Speer Boulevard and West Eighth Avenue about 10 p.m. Thursday. He was taken to Denver Health Medical Center without any serious injuries, but he couldn’t remember who he is or where he came from. […]

  • Several breweries participating in Colorado Pint Day to raise money for Colorado Brewers Guild

    DENVER — The second annual Colorado Pint Day is Wednesday as part of Colorado Craft Beer Week. Several area breweries are taking part in the event that will donate $1 from each pint sold to the Colorado Brewers Guild. The Colorado Brewers Guild is a “non-profit trade association who promotes and protects the Colorado craft brewing industry.” “This year we worked with independent artist, Liam Ashurst, to create limited edition artwork for the Colorado 14er glass,” the website states. “We […]

  • Broncos Salute to Fans Tour will visit 11 Colorado locations

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos Salute to Fans Tour will visit 11 cities across Colorado this spring. The tour, which will feature the opportunity to meet Broncos players, cheerleaders and Miles the Mascot, will visit the locations across the state from April 21 to June 3. The goal of the tour is to increase “the bond between the Broncos and communities across the state,” the team said. “This is an initiative we are extremely proud of and one that Broncos […]

  • Arkansas boy befriends dog with same rare skin disease

    CANBY, Ore. — An 8-year-old boy from Arkansas who has vitiligo, a rare skin disorder, has found confidence thanks to a dog who has the same disease. Carter Blanchard and Rowdy, a 13-year-old Labrador retriever from Canby, Ore., have finally met up after being online buddies. “Around the age of 11, he started to get just a little white. I didn’t think anything of it, I just thought he was getting old,” Rowdy’s owner Niki Umbenhower told KATU-TV. “Carter was […]

  • Michigan college student goes viral with dating resume

    EAST LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan State University student has gone viral with his unique way of finding dates. Joey Adams, 21, decided to make a “dating resume” after he was denied by an “absolutely gorgeous girl” who asked him if he had one she could view. TLDR: last weekend I got turned down for not having a 'dating resume'… So I made one. —- Full story: Last weekend I saw an absolutely gorgeous girl in the caf. An outrageous […]