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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.

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    Carjacking suspect released without bond despite being on probation

    DENVER — The man suspected of carjacking a Denver mother and her 2-year-old son at gunpoint last week has been released jail on a personal recognizance bond. Andre Garcia, 21, has been arrested and released several times — including one day before the carjacking on Wednesday. Garcia was on probation in Jefferson County for drug charges when the carjacking occurred. He was arrested in July in Denver and the judge released him on a personal recognizance bond.  He was transferred to Jefferson County and released […]

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    Officials crack down on street gang in North Park Hill neighborhood

    DENVER — Federal and local investigators are taking down the most violent members of a dangerous Denver street gang. A gang they say is responsible for creating danger and fear in the North Park Hill community. For the first time in Colorado, prosecutors are using a violent crime racketeering law that allows them to seek a much harsher punishment. A surveillance video of a shooting at a Denver car wash at 35th and Downing is a frightening example of how […]

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    Former police officer from Mexico a suspect in Colorado rapes

    AURORA, Colo. — A former police officer from Mexico was under arrest Friday night. He’s suspected of at least two sexual assaults here. 25-year-old Ricardo Corral Venegas was in Arapahoe County jail on accusations that he attacked two women in Aurora. Police credit the courage of one woman for getting him off of the streets. A woman called police to her apartment Thursday afternoon after she said a man knocked on her door, asked for a drink of water and […]

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    Neighbors say ‘no’ to micro apartments in Denver

    DENVER — Some Denver residents are fighting a proposed development they say will destroy their neighborhood. Developers Pando Holdings and philanthropist Barry Hirschfeld want to build a five-story, 108-unit micro apartment complex at East 16th Avenue and Humboldt Street. They are taking advantage of a loophole in the city’s zoning code and will not provide any off-street parking. The Health Center at Franklin Park is a nursing home next door. Administrator Jane Runge said they serve up to 86 at […]

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    Glass panel falls at Denver courthouse, shattering on floor inside entrance

    DENVER —  A panel of glass came crashing down from the top floor of a courthouse in Denver and shattered on the floor right inside the main entrance. “It came down and it just shattered,” said Juanita, who showed up for jury duty at Denver’s Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse. “Everybody’s court was delayed and all that because the glass shattered and they wanted to make sure everybody was safe.” A city spokesman said one of the large panels fell from the glass railing on […]

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    Suspected heroin dealer released in Denver

    DENVER — The release of an accused heroin dealer who is in the country illegally has sparked an internal affairs investigation at the Denver Sheriff’s Department, and tension between Denver and federal investigators over the way the case was handled. Amid growing concern over skyrocketing heroin use and overdose deaths in Denver, Immigration and Customs Enforcement recently launched a crackdown targeting what it refers to as “alien” heroin dealers. Miguel Delgado-Ventura, 34, is one of the suspected dealers who was arrested.  According […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]