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Julie Hayden is an Emmy-award winning Reporter and a veteran in the Denver television market. Before joining Fox 31 News, she reported for KWGN-TV and KMGH-TV for over 15 years.

Julie has a Bachelor’s Degree is Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State University.

Julie is originally from Woodstock, Illinois, a Chicago suburb.


Recent Articles
  • Inside linebacker Brandon Marshall of the Broncos takes a knee during the National Anthem before the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Sports Authority Field Field at Mile High on September 18, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

    New information, questions about Brandon Marshall’s allegations of police wrongdoing

    DENVER — The controversy sparked by Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall’s decision to take a knee during the national anthem is leading to questions about his allegations of police  excessive force, misconduct and cover-up. On Tuesday, Marshall revealed for the first time when and where the incident occurred. Through a spokeswoman, Marshall said it happened on July 4 at the Bayside Marketplace in Miami. News accounts showed chaos erupted there after reports of gunshots at a fireworks show. In an op-ed piece […]

  • Tanya Lillie in car donated to her family

    Tow company gives family a new car after previous one destroyed in shootout

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — Tanya Lillie finally has a vehicle again thanks to the generosity of FOX31 viewers and 3 Zero 3 Towing. The Denver towing company donated a free vehicle to the Lillie family after hearing about their plight in a Problem Solvers story. The Lillie’s 1990 Honda Civic was stolen in April. The family found the car a couple of days later, but the Westminster Police Department asked them to hold off retrieving it so investigators could do a […]

  • Family's stolen car destroyed in shootout

    Family’s stolen vehicle destroyed in shootout after police set up sting to catch thief

    WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A family said it was inconvenient and costly when someone stole their vehicle in April. Tanya Lillie said that’s why they were excited when a relative spotted it a couple of days later near West 73rd Avenue and Tennyson Street. They agreed to hold off retrieving it when the Westminster Police Department told them investigators had it under surveillance and were trying to catch the thief. But Lillie said a half-hour later, police called to say the vehicle had been involved in […]

  • Police investigate attacks on 2 women on Highline Canal trail

    Police investigate 2 attacks on women on Highline Canal trail

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department wants to know if the same suspect is responsible for two attacks on women walking along a popular bike path. The attacks happened along the same stretch of the Highline Canal near East Dartmouth Avenue and South Forest Street about a week apart. The latest attack happened about noon Friday. A good Samaritan who stopped to help the woman said the suspect just walked up and punched her.  He said she was scared but […]

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    Epipen maker offers coupons, discounts but some say they still pay

      DENVER — The national uproar continues to grow over the skyrocketing price of a life saving allergy drug. The manufacturer, Mylan, is now offering coupons and discount cards to help with the cost.  But a local family found, depending on your insurance policy it may not do you any good. Dina Clifford says her two children have potentially life threatening food allergies. The kids carry Epipens in their backpacks and she makes sure there are extras stored at school […]

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    Community steps up to help abused, abandoned horse Rascal

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — Gary and Mary Beth Spears rescued an abused and abandoned horse named Rascal after another neighbor moved away and left the horse to die. They realized they needed help after they saw the bad condition the horse was in. Rascal’s GoFundMe page is getting strong response and the FOX31 Denver Problem Solvers received numerous calls and emails offering help. Rascal spent his entire life in a tiny pen without any shelter or human interaction. His hooves have never […]

  • Rascal the horse and Gary Spears

    Couple caring for abandoned horse could use some help

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — Some Adams County neighbors need some help taking care of a horse they rescued after it was abandoned and left to die. “It’s heartbreaking, this horse was dying and no one was helping it,” Peggy Tipton said. She realized her neighbors had left the horse behind after they moved and no one was gong to take care of it. She called neighbors Gary and Mary Beth Spears, who stepped in and brought the horse to their farm. […]

  • Bike lane installation on South Broadway in Denver

    Crews start bike lane installation on South Broadway in Denver

    DENVER — Anyone who drives down South Broadway near Alameda Avenue knows how congested it is. And anyone who rides a bike there knows it, too. The city of Denver began construction Monday for a temporary bike lane along a six-block stretch of South Broadway between Bayaud and Virginia streets. It’s a major change. The city will study safety issues and decide whether to make the bike lane permanent.  The four lanes of through traffic for vehicles are being reduced to three […]

  • South Broadway in Denver

    Denver building temporary bike lane for test on South Broadway

    DENVER — Anyone who drives down South Broadway near Alameda Avenue knows how congested it is. And anyone who rides a bike there knows it, too. Starting Monday, the city of Denver begins construction for a temporary bike lane along a six-block stretch of South Broadway between Bayaud and Virginia streets. The city will study safety issues and decide whether to make the bike lane permanent.  Right now there are four lanes of through traffic for automobiles. That will be reduced […]

  • Freight train

    ‘Travelers’ in Denver come and go as stowaways on trains

    DENVER — Business leaders, city officials and police in Denver blame recent safety problems on the 16th Street Mall on transients who call themselves “travelers.” Many of them hop the trains, stowaway illegally and travel in and out of Denver. One of the locations where the travelers get on and off trains is on a popular bike path just west of downtown. YouTube video taken by a young man hopping the train there shows him crawling through a hole in the fence, […]

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    Police: Homeless minicamps on Speer Boulevard not breaking laws

    DENVER — Overflowing grocery carts and wagons, sleeping bags and clothes in the trees. Homeless minicamps are springing up along Speer Boulevard in Denver. People who call themselves “travelers” said it’s in part because of the crackdown on transients on the 16th Street Mall. They said the Denver Police Department enforces the curfew law and makes them leave every night, but they come back every morning. They said more homeless shelters won’t make a difference because they are living on the streets […]

  • Charlene Voight

    Police try to recover surveillance video in case of missing woman

    DENVER — Sources said the Denver Police Department is investigating the disappearance of a Littleton woman and are hoping to recover pictures suspiciously wiped from surveillance video. Charlene Voight, 36, was last seen June 29.  The Littleton Police Department said evidence found at her apartment and a lot where her car was abandoned led them to suspect she is the victim of a crime. No suspects have been named. Her boyfriend, Jeff Beier, is charged in an unrelated sexual assault case […]