Heidi Hemmat

Investigative Reporter

Investigative Reporter Heidi Hemmat is an Emmy winning journalist and Colorado Native.

She began her television career as a Producer and Reporter for a CBS station in Lafayette, Indiana in 1993. Since then she's reported for every major network affiliate including ABC, NBC, FOX and CNN. She has been producing hard hitting investigative reports for FOX 31 since 2008.

Heidi always wanted to work in her hometown. Her dream became a reality in 1999 when she was hired as a Reporter for KUSA.

Her first day on the air in Denver was the saddest and most memorable day of her life. It was April 20, 1999--when 13 people were shot and killed at Columbine high school.

She joined FOX 31 in 2002.

Heidi has received dozens of journalism awards.

She graduated with honors from Colorado State University in 1993.

When she is not at work Heidi enjoys spending time with her husband and son.

Recent Articles

  • Restaurant Report Card: Capitol Hill bar earns ‘F’

    Posted on: 9:15 pm, April 3, 2014, by , updated on: 09:40pm, April 3, 2014

    DENVER — Charlie’s Bar in Capitol Hill welcomes customers from all walks of life, but health inspectors found some patrons...
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    Restaurant Report Card
  • Restaurant Report Card: Bar and grill fails for insects in a drawer

    Posted on: 9:45 pm, March 27, 2014, by

    DENVER – Vinny’s Bar & Grill near DIA earned an “F” on our Restaurant Report Card for 11 critical violations....
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    Restaurant Report Card
  • Restaurant Report Card: Denver restaurant fails for decaying mice

    Posted on: 9:16 pm, March 20, 2014, by , updated on: 05:26am, March 21, 2014

    DENVER — Gennaro’s claims to have the “best Italian” food on their web site, but their customers don’t expect dead...
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    Restaurant Report Card
  • Restaurant Report Card: Dusty boots, dirty hands and cockroaches

    Posted on: 9:19 pm, March 13, 2014, by , updated on: 09:37pm, March 13, 2014

    DENVER — The restaurant is called Dusty Boot, but health inspectors were more concerned with dirty hands. The Dusty Boot...
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    Restaurant Report Card
  • Space heater companies’ claims to save on heating bills put to the test

    Posted on: 9:32 pm, March 11, 2014, by , updated on: 10:42am, March 12, 2014

    DENVER — When the temperatures fall in Colorado, the cost to heat your home soars. So when we saw some...
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    Space heater companies' claims put to the tes
  • Strip club gets an “F” in the Restaurant Report Card

    Posted on: 9:15 pm, March 6, 2014, by , updated on: 09:42pm, March 6, 2014

    DENVER — The Penthouse Club in Glendale is best known for its dancers, but here is the naked truth about...
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    Restaurant Report Card
  • Restaurant Report Card: Insect electrocution cause for concern

    Posted on: 9:15 pm, February 27, 2014, by , updated on: 09:38pm, February 27, 2014

    DENVER — A Denver restaurant earns an “F” on our Restaurant Report Card for how they were killing their flies....
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    Restaurant Report Card
  • Second Cherry Creek salon operating illegally

    Posted on: 5:39 pm, February 26, 2014, by , updated on: 10:07pm, February 26, 2014

    DENVER — In a follow up to a FOX31 Denver investigation we found another high-end Cherry Creek salon that has...
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  • Purse thieves target women at gas stations, grocery stores

    Posted on: 9:16 pm, February 25, 2014, by , updated on: 04:06pm, February 26, 2014

    DENVER — Thieves are staking out gas stations and grocery stores looking for purses to steal across the Denver metro...
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    Surveillance image of purse theft
  • Salon shut down after FOX31 investigation finds it operated without license

    Posted on: 9:16 pm, February 24, 2014, by , updated on: 04:08pm, February 26, 2014

    DENVER — A Cherry Creek nail salon is closed after a FOX31 Denver Investigation. CoCo Nail Salon, at 287 N....
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  • Restaurant Report Card: Basic food-handling knowledge not shown

    Posted on: 9:17 pm, February 20, 2014, by , updated on: 07:02am, February 21, 2014

    DENVER — Hunan Dynasty on West Belleview in Littleton serves up a sticky sweet honey glazed chicken, but Jefferson County...
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    Restaurant Report Card
  • Consumer alert: Missing tire mystery

    Posted on: 9:35 pm, February 18, 2014, by , updated on: 10:45am, February 19, 2014

    DENVER — It could happen to anybody.  You are involved in an accident.  Your car is damaged and must be...
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    Bald tires