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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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    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 […]

  • Ryan Stone mugshots. Photos: Douglas County Sheriff's Office

    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

    DENVER — The unofficial 4/20 marijuana holiday is Monday, but festivities were in full swing in the Mile High City on Sunday. Thousands of people filled the annual 4/20 celebration at Civic Center Park on Sunday with more expected Monday — April 20. There were no major issues during the weekend, with the Denver Police Department saying it issued about 60 tickets Saturday and about 100 on Sunday for public consumption of marijuana. The 4/20 festivities will be capped Monday […]

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    Deadline is Wednesday to file income taxes or extension

    DENVER -– The calendar says it’s April 15, which means you’re breathing a sigh of relief because you already filed in your income taxes or you’re stressing out knowing today is the deadline to do so. Last year, the federal government issued more than $330 billion in tax refunds, with the average refund being about $2,700. About 125 million people e-filed last year, about 77 million people filed through a tax professional and about 47 million self-prepared their taxes. Tax […]

  • 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 […]

  • Coors Field opening day crowd

    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 […]

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    ‘Stand Up 4 Transportation’ rally and parade to be held downtown

    DENVER — If you ever complain about aging roads or crumbling bridges, Thursday is the day to “Stand Up 4 Transportation.” Organizers will do just that with a parade and rally in downtown Denver. RTD and its transportation partners such as the Colorado Department of Transportation say the current federal transportation funding bill expires at the end of May. Without renewed, long-term funding, aging roads and bridges won’t get the maintenance they need. New projects won’t start or will stall, […]

  • RTD light rail train in Denver

    Protest planned over proposed RTD fare hikes

    DENVER — A protest is expected Wednesday in downtown Denver before a public hearing over proposed RTD rate hikes. A group called “9-5″ is organizing the protest. During the past couple of years, RTD has put together a fare study that would raise prices for light rail and buses about 15 percent across the board. During the past month, from Longmont to Parker, RTD has hosted a series of public hearings with riders to try to develop a “fair, equitable […]

  • Former Florida Gov. Jeb. Bush.

    Potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush visits battleground Colorado

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Potential Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush stopped in swing state Colorado on Tuesday. Bush met with veterans at a breakfast in Colorado Springs, then headed toward the Brown Palace in Denver where he will host an energy development town hall. The visit comes after Bush admitted he made a mistake on a 2009 voter registration form in which the former Florida governor accidentally listed his ethnicity as Hispanic. He says he wasn’t trying to fool anyone, […]

  • Medical Center of the Rockies, Loveland.

    Colorado patient tests negative for Ebola at Loveland hospital

    LOVELAND, Colo. -- A Colorado patient with symptoms of Ebola tested negative for the virus at a hospital in Loveland, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Thursday.

  • Aurora police are investigating a fatal shooting in the 18000 block of East Mercer Drive as a homicide on Wednesday, April 1, 2015.

    Altercation that led to shooting death of Aurora man ruled a homicide; victim identified

    AURORA, Colo. — One person was killed after a shooting in an Aurora home early Wednesday morning, the Aurora Police Department said. The shooting happened in the 18000 block of East Mercer Drive about 2 a.m. and is being treated as a homicide. Police said when they arrived, they found a male victim who had been shot multiple times. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died. Police said there an altercation between the victim and a […]