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Greg Nieto has been with KWGN since 2000. He is an original member of the Daybreak morning team. He began appearing on FOX 31 Good Day Colorado in the spring of 2009.

Born in Denver, raised in the San Francisco bay area, he went to school at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He has worked in television in Yuma, Arizona, Yakima, Washington and Orange County, California before coming home to Denver.

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Nieto has won two National Press Photographer Association awards for his work on projects.

He is active in the community, volunteering as a “Big Brother” in the “Sports Buddies” mentoring program in the metro area.

Recording for the blind and dyslexic is also close to his heart, as is his cousin Diana Lee, who recently died of breast cancer.

A big history and Bronco fan, Nieto is especially proud of his Mexican-American heritage and of the opportunity to be a part of the Channel 2 team!

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    Drivers warned of police impersonator in Castle Rock

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Police in Castle Rock are warning drivers about a possible police impersonator. The warning comes after a man was arrested in Denver for allegedly trying to do the same thing. Police said a driver called police Tuesday morning and said he was pulled over about 8 a.m. in the Castle Oaks area by a maroon Crown Victoria with red and blue flashing lights on the visor and a spotlight. The man said the man in the […]

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    Report: Aurora Public Schools fail to make the grade, students falling behind

    AURORA, Colo. — New numbers released overnight Wednesday morning are painting a not-so-good picture of education in Aurora. A report by Together Colorado shows “only about five of every 10 students” in the Aurora Public School district graduate from high school and of those, only two will go on to college. Called “If Not Now” and created through efforts of 17 community and education groups, the report reveals worries that the school district faces serious education issues as Aurora Public […]

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    Major Aurora intersection to close several weeks for light rail construction

    AURORA, Colo. — A major intersection in Aurora will close beginning Sunday night for construction to continue work on the Interstate 225 light rail line to Denver International Airport. The intersection of East Alameda Avenue and South Sable Boulevard will be closed at 8 p.m. Sunday. Work then will be done to redo the intersection with new utilities, laying down the light rail track, repaving and installing new signals. The I-225 light rail project is ahead of schedule and is […]

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    ‘F— this dog:’ Facebook threats lead to charges of animal cruelty

    AURORA, Colo. — A Facebook post written by an Aurora woman has her in trouble with the law. It’s a post that will frustrate any animal lover. “$50 bucks and you can have this damn pitt. imma keep shooting her with this taser and b-b gun ’til she’s gone… F— this dog,” the post read. They’re words Aurora police say popped up on Cherica Winston’s Facebook page over the weekend. It was language describing dogsitting a canine she couldn’t care […]

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    Police officers in Parker to be outfitted with body cameras

    PARKER, Colo. — Police officers in Parker now wear body cameras while they are on duty. The cameras record interaction between officers and residents with the goal to increase accountability. Studies show the use of body cameras show a drop in use of force by officers and complaints against them.

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    Closing arguments set in trial of man accused of pushing wife off cliff

    DENVER — Closing arguments will be given Friday in the trial of Harold Henthorn, the man accused of killing his wife while they were hiking in Rocky Mountain National Park. Prosecutors say Henthorn, 58, pushed his wife off a cliff in the park in 2012, while Henthorn claims his wife fell. In May 1995, Henthorn’s first wife, Sandra Lynn Henthorn, died when the couple’s car fell on her. They had pulled over to change a tire on Colorado 67 near […]

  • A man was critically injured after being shot near a King Soopers in southwest Denver on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015.

    Man involved in early-morning shooting in southwest Denver dies

    DENVER — A man who was shot early Wednesday morning near a King Soopers in southwest Denver has died, the Denver Police Department said. The shooting happened about 1:30 a.m. near West Dartmouth Avenue and South Sheridan Boulevard in the Bear Valley area. Police and paramedics found the man in the parking lot of the King Soopers gas station having suffered a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to a hospital where he later died. He has not […]

  • Two teenagers were robbed at gunpoint while trying to sell shoes near Manual High School on Monday, Sept. 14, 2015.

    Denver teenagers robbed at gunpoint while selling shoes

    DENVER — Two Denver teenagers met a group of people to sell some trendy shoes not far from Manual High School on Monday but instead were robbed at gunpoint, the Denver Police Department said. Manual High was temporarily placed under lockdown as police searched for four suspects. No suspects were found. The victims, brothers Antonio and Jordan, were trying to sell shoes to help pay for college. They say they were robbed and that two of the suspects might have […]

  • A shooting left four people injured at 19th and Blake streets on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015.

    Three women, one man injured in downtown Denver shootout

    DENVER -- A shooting in downtown Denver left four people injured early Monday morning, the Denver Police Department said. The shooting happened between 2:30 a.m. and 2:45 a.m. as nightclubs and bars were letting out in a parking lot at 19th and Blake streets.

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    Rocky Mountain National Park to be rededicated for 100th anniversary

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. — It’s a big day for a national treasure as there will be a rededication ceremony Friday morning in honor of Rocky Mountain National Park’s 100th anniversary. The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. at the Glacier Basin Campground. It will culminate the yearlong celebration of the park’s centennial. Gov. John Hickenlooper, Sen. Cory Gardner, National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis, Rocky Mountain National Park Superintendent Vaughn Baker and honorary chair of the park’s […]

  • A pedestrian was fatally hit by a vehicle at East Eighth Avenue and Havana Street in Aurora on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015.

    Death of person found in Aurora street considered ‘suspicious’

    AURORA, Colo. — A person was found in an Aurora street and later died early Wednesday morning, and “the death appears to be suspicious,” the Aurora Police Department said. Police said they responded to a call of an auto-pedestrian accident about 12:50 a.m. in the 700 block of North Havana Street. When officers arrived, they found the victim lying in the street. The victim was taken to a hospital and was pronounced dead. Police did not say if the person […]

  • A suspect with a knife was shot by a Loveland police officer inside a Pizza Ranch restaurant on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015.

    Loveland police fatally shoot suspect armed with knife at Pizza Ranch restaurant

    LOVELAND, Colo. — A suspect armed with a knife who had grabbed a customer was shot and killed by an officer inside a pizza restaurant Monday night, the Loveland Police Department said. The Larimer County Coroner Tuesday identified the suspect who was killed as William Rippley, 45, of Loveland. He died of a gunshot wound to the stomach. Investigators said Tuesday Officer Jennifer Hines, a 10-year-veteran with the Loveland Police Department, shot the suspect. She’s a decorated officer with the […]