• Follow me on:

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
  • 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 […]

  • Charlene Voight

    Police looking for Littleton woman finish searching possible crime scenes

    LITTLETON, Colo. — Police are continuing to search for a woman missing since June 29. That was the last time anyone heard from 36-year-old Charlene Voight.  Her family called to report her missing on July 8. Police said several days later, they found her car abandoned in a gravel lot about a block from the apartment complex where she was living with her boyfriend, Jeff Beier. Beier has since been arrested on what police say is an unrelated sexual assault case involving […]

  • Charlene Voight

    Boyfriend of missing Littleton woman arrested for sexual assault in unrelated case

    LITTLETON, Colo. — The family of a missing Littleton woman is asking for help finding her and police are launching a criminal investigation into the disappearance. The family of 36-year-old Charlene Voight last heard from her June 29 and called Littleton police on July 8. Police said several days later, they found her car abandoned in a gravel lot about a block from the apartment complex where she was living with her boyfriend, Jeff Beier. Her sister, Marilyn Voight, said Charlene moved […]

  • Police at home where bullet went through window

    Stray bullet narrowly misses woman inside home

    DENVER — A Montbello family was shaken up Wednesday when a stray bullet crashed through their front window. Jessica Lockner and her four young children were enjoying a quiet morning when the bullet tore through the window, went through the kitchen and out into the back. She was sitting on the couch and said the bullet came within inches of her head at the home near Maxwell Place and Atchison Street. “Six inches from my head, I’m still pretty shaken up […]

  • (Photo: Laura Buckman/AFP/Getty Images)

    Police and leaders in Colorado react to ambush on Dallas police officers

    DENVER — After the deadly ambush on police officers in Dallas, law enforcement agencies and leaders in Colorado spoke out on social media. Twelve officers were shot Thursday night and five of them died. The officers were working at a protest over the deaths of two black men shot by police officers in Minnesota and Louisiana this week. The tragedy in Dallas hits hard for Colorado law enforcement officers.  Many sent messages of condolence and support to the Dallas Police Department on Friday. Some […]

  • Suspect wanted in three sexual assault cases in Denver.

    Suspect sought in connection to series of sexual assaults in Denver

    DENVER — A suspect is being sought in a series of sexual assaults, the Denver Police Department said. Police believe three attacks in the city over the past month might be related. The first attack was at the beginning of June in the 700 block of Ash Street. The second happened at 3 p.m. July 2 in the 1400 block of Lafayette Street. The third assault was at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the 1800 block of Glenarm Place. Police said in each […]

  • Police presence on 16th Street Mall

    ACLU criticizes Denver for cracking down on 16th Street Mall ‘travelers’

    DENVER — The ACLU is criticizing the city of Denver for cracking down on criminal transients the police call “travelers.” Mayor Michael Hancock announced a new security plan after FOX31 Denver Problem Solvers showed videos of people being assaulted on the 16th Street Mall. RELATED: Full coverage of 16th Street Mall security issues But the ACLU sent a letter to the mayor’s office on Wednesday, saying the city is going too far and violating civil rights of the homeless. “Criminalizing homelessness, […]

  • (Photo: Boulder Police Department)

    Man hit in Boulder crash loses legs; teenage driver might have been texting, on drugs

    BOULDER, Colo. — A roommate of a Boulder man who lost both his legs after an accident with a suspected texting and DUI driver said he is the most physically fit person she knows. Police said 19-year-old Dylan Gottschling had taken heroin on Friday and Xanax on Sunday before getting behind the wheel. He told investigators he was texting and looking down at his phone when he crashed into a parked car, pushed it 12 feet down the street where […]

  • Videotape image of assault on 16th Street Mall

    Mayor responds to violent attacks on 16th Street Mall for second time this week

    DENVER — For the second time this week, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is responding to videos of violent attacks on the 16th Street Mall. On Monday, the mayor promised a police crackdown and zero tolerance for criminal activity on the mall after the FOX31 Denver Problem Solvers showed a video of two people being assaulted. On Wednesday night, a new video went viral of a shirtless man attacking several people with a large plastic pipe on the mall. Police said […]

  • Mickey and Cara Russell. (Photo: Facebook)

    Estranged couple in office building murder-suicide identified

    DENVER — The estranged couple involved in Tuesday’s shooting in a lower downtown Denver building have been identified, the Denver Coroner’s Office said Wednesday. Police said Wednesday that 58-year-old Mickey Russell shot his estranged wife, 52-year-old Cara Russell, inside the Alliance Center at 1536 Wynkoop St. about 2:40 p.m. Tuesday before shooting and killing himself. Cara Russell is a former mayor of Buena Vista. Police said Mickey Russell went in the front door of the building with a handgun and confronted […]

  • Man attacked on 16th Street Mall

    City leaders to address safety on 16th Street Mall next week

    DENVER — Denver’s mayor, police chief and the Downtown Denver Partnership will hold a news conference Monday to address safety problems on the 16th Street Mall first reported by FOX31 Denver Problem Solvers. Friday, the Partnership insisted the 16th Street Mall is safe for families, as they set up for this weekend’s Meet in the Street event. It’s the third annual summer weekend event. The Mall buses are rerouted onto side streets and the entire mall becomes an extended pedestrian […]

  • Several guns were taken from Colorado Gun Broker in Littleton on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

    Nearly 30 handguns stolen from Littleton store

    LITTLETON, Colo. — Investigators are working around the clock to try to track down stolen guns before they end up in the hands of criminals. Officials said at least 29 guns were taken from Colorado Gun Broker in the 8900 block of West Bowles Avenue about 3:45 a.m. Tuesday. Investigators said the thieves pried open the front door and a security gate, and then smashed the glass cases holding the guns. The business has surveillance cameras but they were not working. […]