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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
  • Photos show men forcing baby alligator to drink beer, inhale smoke

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources have charged two men after photos posted to social media appear to show a young alligator being for forced to drink beer. The photos show the alligator’s neck being squeezed tightly and one shows smoke being blown into the gators mouth. 20-year-old Joseph Floyd Jr. and Zachary Brown, 21, admitted to officers that they picked up the alligator after they saw it crossing the road, South Carolina officials said. The […]

  • Woman believed to be on drugs wakes up 18 hours later to find 3-month-old son dead

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. – A Fort Collins woman who is believed to be on drugs has been arrested after she fell asleep with her 3-month-old son, then woke up and found him dead, police said. 28-year-old Mandi Woodall told Fort Collins police that she had taken a 2-hour nap, but police later determined that Woodall had been sleeping for 18 hours. Police believe drugs were a factor in the incident. Officers responded to Woodall’s home in the 1000 block of […]

  • Ohio pit bull set to be euthanized becomes police dog

    CLAY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – A dog in Ohio was close to being put down in a shelter has become a police dog for an Ohio police department. The 2-year-old dog, Leonard, is the first pit bull to be certified as a police dog in Ohio, WTTE reports. Leonard was set to be euthanized at the Union County Humane Society after the staff found him to be “aggressive, and not suitable for adoption.” But the humane society’s director, Jim Alloway, who […]

  • Wisconsin girl saves 4-year-old neighbor from attempted abduction

    KENOSHA, Wis. — A Wisconsin 12-year-old is being called a hero after she reportedly saved her neighbor from an abduction attempt. WTMJ reports Jada Miller scared off the suspect, Benjamin Spasogevich-Lee, after he was allegedly trying to abduct her neighbor, Caylee. According to the criminal complaint obtained by WITI, Caylee told her parents that the suspect grabbed her hand, and told her to follow him and “attempted to drag her away” when an “older child grabbed and took (the girl) away […]

  • Von Miller is ready to dance with NFL’s new celebration rules

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Von Miller is very excited with the rule change the NFL made on Tuesday allowing for touchdown celebrations on the field. The Broncos linebacker even suggested the team bring in a choreographer to help the other guys on the team. “I was waiting for this question,” Miller said in excitement when a reporter asked about the new rule during his Wednesday news conference. “I think that is a wonderful thing. It’s so hard to score touchdowns, its […]

  • Tom Cruise confirms ‘Top Gun 2’ is happening

    SYDNEY — Tom Cruise is taking the highway to the sequel zone. In addition to feeling the need for speed, Cruise feels the need to make “Top Gun 2.” While in Australia, the actor confirmed a sequel to the 1986 classic “Top Gun” is really happening. “We’re going to start filming it probably in the next year,” the 54-year-old actor told Australian TV show “Sunrise” on Tuesday. “I know. It’s happening. It is definitely happening. You’re the first people that I’ve […]

  • Controversial Boulder Wal-Mart store to close in June

    BOULDER, Colo. — A controversial Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market store in Boulder will close less than four years after it opened, the company said Tuesday. The store at 2972 Iris Ave. was the subject of several protests when it opened in 2013. “After a careful and thoughtful review process, we have made the difficult decision to close our Walmart Neighborhood Market in Boulder,” Wal-Mart spokeswoman Anne Hatfield said in a statement. “Similar to what every retailer does, these closures are part […]

  • Pregnant teen banned from walking in high school graduation

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. — A Maryland high school student has been banned from walking in her high school graduation ceremony because she is pregnant, WTTG reports. Maddi Runkles attends Heritage Academy, a private Christian school in Maryland, and the school claims Runkles violated the school’s code of conduct by having premarital sex. “It’s like a small school and it is such a big deal and I am the only one that is not going to be there that night to walk […]

  • Ariana Grande’s mom helped rush fans to safety after explosion at concert

    MANCHESTER, England — Ariana Grande’s mother, Joan Grande, helped rush panicked young fans backstage to safety after the explosion at the singer’s concert in Manchester, England, on Monday. Multiple witnesses tell TMZ that Joan Grande was already heading backstage to see her daughter when she heard the explosion. She then told a group of kids around her to come backstage with her. Joan Grande and members of the 23-year-old singer’s security team took the fans backstage and waited with them […]

  • Alec Baldwin teaches 3-year-old daughter how to impersonate President Trump

    NEW YORK — Alec Baldwin’s wife posted a video of the actor teaching their 3-year-old daughter how to impersonate President Donald Trump. In the video, which was posted Saturday and has more than 232,000 views, Baldwin’s wife is heard asking their daughter, Carman, “What day does daddy play Donald Trump?” “Saturday,” she responds. “And we go like this with our hands,” Baldwin says in the video as he gives his Trump impersonation. “And we say, ‘Saturday, Saturday, Saturday, OK everybody, […]

  • 22 dead, 59 injured after reports of explosion at Ariana Grande concert in England

    MANCHESTER, England — At least 22 people were killed and 59 others are injured after reports of an explosion after an Ariana Grande concert at England’s Manchester Arena on Monday, British police confirmed. Police responded to reports of an explosion at the arena where Grande was performing around 10:35 p.m. local time. The audience included many children. “We are currently treating this as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise,” Chief Constable Ian Hopkins of the Greater Manchester Police said. “We are […]

  • Minnesota woman charged with macing fast food employees over stale french fries

    COON RAPIDS, Minn. — A Minnesota woman is facing charges after she allegedly sprayed employees at a fast food restaurant with Mace because she didn’t like her fries. Eiram Chanel Amir Dixon, 25, reportedly went through the drive-thru at a Wendy’s on Thursday afternoon and ordered fries, demanding they should be fresh, WCCO reports. Employees at a fast food restaurant say a woman sprayed them with Mace during a dispute over fresh french fries. | https://t.co/SnEYm0ndtS pic.twitter.com/u2WAVOecII — WCCO – […]