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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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    Broncos begin first week of organized team activities

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos have three days of organized team activities beginning Tuesday at the UCHealth Training Center. There will be additional practices on May 31 and June 1-2, and June 13-16. The mandatory minicamp is June 7-9. No live contact is allowed during this week’s OTAs, but the team can conduct 11-on-11 drills. Linebacker and Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller is not expected to be at OTAs as he awaits a long-term deal. He and the Broncos […]

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    State works to fix thousands of potholes

    DENVER — It’s like an annual spring tradition: Easter, the Kentucky Derby and potholes. Denver Public Works street maintenance crews have filled closed to 30,000 potholes this year. Typically, they fill between 60,000 to 100,000 potholes per year. Spring is fertile ground for potholes because of the freeze-thaw cycle. Potholes are created when moisture seeps into cracks in the surface of the road and freezes, causing the road to expand. When the ice thaws, that space is left empty, resulting […]

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    Community remembers woman fatally struck in Westminster accident

    THORNTON, Colo. — At the corner of East 103rd Avenue and York Street stands the unbreakable bond of mothers and daughters, making up a Mother’s Day meet-up nobody should have to imagine and sending greetings to the one mother who has gone ahead of the pack. Ruane Richardson brought lifelong friends and family together in a way no Sunday brunch could ever do. “She’s just a good person. She loved everybody and she’s always there for her family and willing […]

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    Second rabid skunk found in Jefferson County

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A second skunk has tested positive for rabies, Jefferson County Public Health said. The skunk was found in the foothills near Highway 93 and West 58th Avenue above Golden. The skunk was euthanized because of public health concerns, Jefferson County Public Health officials said. They do not believe it exposed any people or animals to the disease. The first rabid skunk was found at the end of April after it came into contact with a dog in […]

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    Fifth annual Bike to School Day is Wednesday

    DENVER — The streets around local schools might have a different look Wednesday with more foot and bicycle traffic. Thousands of children across the state will participate in the fifth annual Bike to School Day. Students, parents and teachers will be riding or walking to school, and the Colorado Department of Transportation is warning drivers of the extra foot and bicycle traffic. “This year’s participation in Bike to School Day is as exciting as ever,” CDOT Safe Routes to School […]

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    Broncos have holes to fill heading into NFL Draft

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The first round of the NFL Draft will be held Thursday night in Chicago. As the reigning Super Bowl champions, the Broncos will make the 31st and last pick in the first round. The question is, do the Broncos remain at No. 31, take the best player available or trade up and draft the quarterback of the future? The Broncos lost their top two quarterbacks during the offseason when Peyton Manning retired and Brock Osweiler left for […]

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    RTD’s long-awaited ‘train to the plane’ begins running

    DENVER — It has been a long time coming, but the commuter rail service between Union Station and Denver International Airport is now running. Known as the train to the plane, travelers can ride the train on the A-Line for free on Friday and Saturday. There are eight stations along the line and it takes 37 minutes to go from the airport to Union Station. Details on the “Train to the Plane” Service times and map Fares Stations and parking […]

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    Father of Columbine shooting victim in need of kidney

    LITTLETON, Colo. — Al and Phyllis Velasquez are celebrating their 41st wedding anniversary. For a couple who has been through so much, they are now leaning on each other more than ever. Al needs an O-type kidney because his kidney had a malignant tumor and had to be removed. “The kidney that he has doesn’t really function,” Phyllis Velasquez said. Nobody in their families were a match. Three times a week, Al Velasquez goes through dialysis, which leaves him drained as […]

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    Passerby wakes up family to Parker house fire; cat rescued

    PARKER, Colo. — A family of three escaped a house fire early Tuesday morning after a passerby alerted them to the flames and got them out, South Metro Fire Rescue said. The fire broke out before 1 a.m. in the 20400 block of Brookdale Lane and caused extensive damage, investigators said. Investigators believe the fire started in the garage, where a completely charred vehicle was seen. On scene of a house fire in Parker on Brookdale Lane. One person with smoke […]

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    No flight delays at Denver International Airport after Brussels attacks

    DENVER — Operations are normal at Denver International Airport on Tuesday after a series of explosions in Brussels killed at least 28 people. Two of the explosions ripped through Brussels International Airport. There are no direct flights between Brussels and Denver, but travelers can book travel to the Belgium capital through a code share agreement Brussels Airlines has with United Airlines and travel there through Washington. RELATED: Check flight status at DIA Brussels Airlines is also with Lufthansa Group and […]

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    March Madness comes to Denver; CU opens in Des Moines

    DENVER — One of the best sports days of the year is Thursday as the NCAA men’s basketball tournament kicks into gear across the country — including in Denver. Four first-round games will be played at the Pepsi Center on Thursday, part of 16 games throughout the first day of March Madness as teams begin the road to the Final Four in Houston. Eight teams will hit the floor, and fans have been coming into Denver for the games. In […]

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    U.S. bans e-cigarettes from commercial flights

    DENVER — The next time you fly, you might want to leave e-cigarettes at home after the U.S. Department of Transportation banned them from being brought on commercial flights. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, use of electronic cigarettes will not be allowed on any U.S. commercial airliner. The ban goes into effect starting next month, the USDOT announced Wednesday. Some individual airlines had already banned electronic cigarettes, but now it applies to passengers on all U.S. and foreign […]