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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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  • PEORIA, AZ - MARCH 08:  Manager Walt Weiss #22 of the Colorado Rockies watches from the dugout during the spring training game against the San Diego Padres at Peoria Stadium on March 8, 2015 in Peoria, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

    Rockies manager Walt Weiss hospitalized for appendectomy

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Rockies lost their 11th consecutive game Wednesday night, falling to the Los Angeles Angels, 2-1, in 11 innings. But before the game, manager Walt Weiss was rushed to a hospital where he underwent surgery for an appendectomy. Weiss complained of stomach pains before batting practice and left Angel Stadium with head trainer Keith Dugger. Weiss is expected to be discharged from the hospital on Thursday afternoon and there is no timetable for when he will return […]

  • An ambulance plunged into the normally dry Antelope Creek in Morgan County on Sunday, May 10, 2015.

    Ambulance swept into creek by rising waters near Wiggins

    WIGGINS, Colo. — Rushing waters after a snowstorm hit Morgan County particularly hard over the weekend. The rushing waters swept away an ambulance that was transferring a patient in Antelope Creek near Wiggins about 5 a.m. Sunday. Five people were inside the ambulance, which was from Byers in Arapahoe County, when it was swept away. The ambulance was moving a patient and was going to meet up with an ambulance from Morgan County when it attempted to cross a flooded […]

  • Denver Police have suspect in custody, possibly related to homicide investigation

    DENVER — Denver Police  investigated a death on Thursday morning, a person was killed near the 4900 block of North Green Ct. A little after 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Police confirmed they had taken  a suspect into custody for questioning. Police found a vehicle near the 1500 block of Byers, that could possibly be connected to the homicide. ALERT (2/2): The driver of the vehicle has been taken into custody for questioning. Updates posted as they become available. — Denver […]

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    After days of rain, flooding concerns on the rise in higher elevations

    EVERGREEN, Colo. — Days of rainfall are starting to worry residents in higher-elevation locations, including Evergreen. “Evergreen residents have been down this path before,” said Nick Davis of Cactus Jack’s Saloon. “There have been a lot of people looking.” Sandbag preparations have begun in Evergreen as Bear Creek continues to rise. Customers at Cactus Jack’s are talking about how much the creek has risen. RELATED: Metro area forecast In fall 2013, flooding closed down a portion of Highway 73, forcing […]

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    Robbery suspect shot after Arapahoe County deputy struck by vehicle

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A robbery suspect was shot after an Arapahoe County sheriff’s deputy was run over by a vehicle early Tuesday morning, the Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies responded to a reported robbery in a liquor store in the Arapahoe Village Shopping Center about 12:30 a.m. Deputies tried to stop a suspect in a vehicle, but the suspect fled in the parking lot and hit a deputy with the vehicle, the sheriff’s office said. Another deputy then fired […]

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    Four suspects sought after man tied up, carjacked in Boulder

    BOULDER, Colo. — The Boulder Police Department said Tuesday night it is seeking four suspects who are accused of holding a man captive, then stealing his vehicle. The incident happened about 4:45 p.m. just north of Canyon Boulevard east of 21st Street when police say four men lured a 19-year-old into their vehicle. When the man tried leaving the vehicle, three of the suspects pulled out semiautomatic handguns and bound the victim’s hands with plastic ties, police said. The victim […]

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    Trial begins for Ryan Stone, accused of leading wild high-speed chase

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — The man accused of a wild crime spree across the metro area was in court for the start of his trial Tuesday. A wild high-speed chase from Longmont to Douglas County unfolded on live TV in March 2014 and captivated thousands. Ryan Stone faces a long list of charges from assault, child abuse to attempted murder. Police say Stone stole several vehicles, including one with a 4-year-old boy inside. He’s also alleged to have carjacked a […]

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    Armed man taken into custody after barricading himself in Denver apartment

    DENVER — There were some tense moments in a Denver neighborhood overnight after an armed man barricaded himself in his apartment. The Denver SWAT team was called out to get the situation under control at 2180 Stout St. about 8 p.m. Monday. The SWAT team could be seen in one room and the suspect presumably in the next room lit up by a spotlight. After a few hours of negotiations, the man was brought out about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday and […]

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    Thousands descend on Denver for 4/20 festivities; 160 citations issued

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    Deadline is Wednesday to file income taxes or extension

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  • A view of the jury box, right, inside Courtroom 201, where jury selection in the trial of Aurora movie theater shootings defendant James Holmes is to begin on Jan. 20, 2015, at the Arapahoe County District Court in Centennial, Colo., Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015.

    Final phase of jury selection to begin in Aurora theater shooting case

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The final phase of jury selection begins Monday morning in the trial of James Holmes. Friday was the final day for individual questioning of potential jurors in the Aurora theater shooting case. On Monday morning, questioning begins in a large group in terms of how potential jurors relate to each other and how they relate to the attorneys. In all, 115 potential jurors were retained for final questioning with the goal of seating 12 jurors and 12 […]

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    Huge influx of crowds descend on LoDo for Rockies’ home opening win

    DENVER — Denver geared up for Opening Day, Rockies style. And the Rockies didn’t disappoint. They beat the Chicago Cubs 5-1 to start the season 4-0 for the first time since 1995. Colorado was all alone in first place in the National League West Division Friday night. Crews inside and outside the ballpark spent all day Thursday prepping lower downtown for the influx of fans it received Friday afternoon. Up to 100,000 filtered into the area for the opening day […]