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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
  • Red light, photo radar camera program set for expansion in Denver

    DENVER — The Denver City Council took the first step Monday night to expand the red light and photo radar speed camera program in the city. Traffic violators have paid more than $34 million to the city as a result of the program. The Denver City Council gave initial approval to plans to extend the contact with the vendor by six months so city officials can examine the programs. The final vote on the measure will take place later. The city […]

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    Adams County deputy wounded in shooting trying to arrest suspect from triple homicide

    DENVER — An Adams County sheriff’s deputy detective was injured in a shooting while trying to arrest a suspect in a triple homicide that happened earlier this week. The detective was working with multiple law enforcement agencies to locate Furmen Leyba who was wanted in connected with the slayings on Wednesday, said Sgt. Aaron Pataluna of the Adams County Sheriff’s Department. Investigators located Leyba in a northwest Denver neighborhood near W. 40th Avenue and Bryant Street and were in the […]

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    Babysitting prices increase during the holiday season

    DENVER — Hiring a babysitter can be bad news for your family’s budget at this time of year. An unscientific survey by a child care website says the going rate for babysitters and nannies during the holidays can be as much as $30 an hour in some parts of the United States. Moms FOX31 Denver talked to thought that price was pretty steep. A local child care company reassures Denver area parents, it’s not that high here. A spokeswoman says […]

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    Denver officer remains in critical condition after being hit Wednesday

    DENVER –Denver police officer John Adsit underwent more surgery Thursday and remained in critical but stable condition Thursday night. He was one of four Denver police officers who were hit by a car while escorting students from East High School who walked out of class Wednesday morning. The officers were taken to Denver Health Medical Center for treatment. Denver Police Chief Robert White said two officers had minor injuries, one was listed as serious and the fourth had “extremely” critical […]

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    Denver Police union claims some protesters cheered when officers were injured

    DENVER — The Denver Police Protective Association said Thursday some East High School students reacted in disrespectful ways after four bicycle officers were hit in an accident at the end of a large protest march Wednesday staged by students. One of the four officers spent six hours in surgery Wednesday afternoon. John Adsit underwent more surgery Thursday for his injuries and he remained in critical but stable condition Thursday night. The students said they were marching mainly in support of […]

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    Traffic alert: Big changes coming to 6th, I-25 and Federal Tuesday

    DENVER — Sixth Avenue and I-25 is one of the busiest traffic corridors in metro Denver and there are some big changes coming to Sixth Avenue just west of I-25 on Tuesday. Specifically, the changes are coming to the Sixth Avenue and Federal Boulevard area … a place used by 144,000 drivers a day. “Over the next two months access to Federal will be limited,” says CDOT spokeswoman Emily Wilfong. “You will be able to get off there but it […]

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    Appeals court orders retrial for woman convicted of causing crash that killed 2 librarians

    DENVER — A court of appeals has ordered a new trial for a Denver woman who was convicted in 2010 of causing a crash that killed two Connecticut librarians. The court ruled that Sandra Jacobson did not get a fair trial because the judge in the case did not ask the jury if they had seen a news report about her previous convictions. The news story described one of Jacobson’s previous convictions on drunken driving. The court said the information […]

  • Federal officials and Denver police raided six marijuana growing operation sites in the city on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (Credit: Tak Landrock)

    Feds, Denver police conduct raids on six marijuana grow sites

    DENVER — Federal agents and the Denver Police Department conducted multiple raids on marijuana growing operations in the city Tuesday morning. They seized thousands of plants and hundreds of thousands of dollars. The Denver Police Department would only say it was “conducting an ongoing investigation involving illegal drug activity.” ALERT: Area law enforcement are conducting an ongoing investigation involving illegal drug activity. No further info at this time. #Denver — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) October 28, 2014 Undercover agents carried […]

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    Early voting returns: More Republicans voting in Colorado so far

    DENVER — The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office released some early voting returns Monday that show significantly more Republicans voting so far than Democrats. This is the first election using universal mail in ballots in Colorado. Registered voters received their ballots in the mail and can either mail them back, drop them off at a ballot box, hand them in or vote in person next Tuesday at a vote site. According to returns released Monday more than 660,000 of Colorado’s […]

  • ISIS propaganda posts recruit American teens

    Twitter and alert friends, teachers, parents may have saved girls from making it to Syria

    AURORA, Colo. — Three girls who left Denver to join ISIS in Syria were stopped just in time, thanks to some tweets they made about their plans. Experts say social media, alert teachers and parents all played a role in getting the three teens back home safely. Social media probably manipulated the girls into going to begin with. ISIS websites with slickly produced videos promising romance and a great adventure target teenage girls in America for recruitment. The girls in […]

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    Defense asks for delay in start of theater shooting trial

    DENVER — There could be yet another delay in the trial of the man accused in the Aurora theater shooting. The trial is currently scheduled to begin December 8. Earlier this week, defense attorneys for James Holmes filed a motion asking for the delay, saying the second sanity evaluation had just come in and they needed more time to review it. Wednesday, prosecutors responded that they did not object to a brief delay, say until January.  The judge has not […]

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    Substitute teacher accused of shoving elementary school students

    AURORA, Colo. — A substitute teacher in Aurora is under investigation following an accusation of shoving elementary school children. Parents say it took getting the police involved for the school to take action. This happened at Sixth Avenue Elementary School. The teacher has been temporarily removed from the pool of substitute teachers pending the outcome of the investigation. Starla Drake says like any parent, she was mad when her daughter told her what happened at the school last week. “I […]