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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
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    Victorious Broncos return to Denver; fans welcome champs home

    DENVER — With the Lombardi Trophy in hand and a third Super Bowl championship title on their belts, the Broncos returned to Denver on Monday. Watch their arrival.

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    Video: Dad ‘outraged’ over daughter’s brutal beating in a Lakewood classroom

    DENVER — Robert Medina was horrified when he saw a cell phone video of an 8th grade girl beating up his 7th grade daughter inside a classroom Thursday morning. It happened at Center of Hope School in Lakewood. Medina said, “I just couldn’t believe it. I was outraged, I was angry. I couldn’t believe something like this could happen.” He said his daughter’s friend took the pictures, explaining the kids were changing classes so there were no teachers in the […]

  • Preston Jungwirth, 5, is fighting for his life after being hit by a car last Monday.

    Family: CPR could have helped 5-year-old boy hit by car

    AURORA, Colo. — Five year old Preston Jungwirth couldn’t wait to go to sleep last Monday night. He’d just lost his first tooth and the tooth fairy was coming that night. “He was so excited, “ says his mom, Jenna Quenzer. But a couple of hours before bedtime, Preston was hit by a car while crossing the street near Ventura and Hampden in Aurora. As of Thursday, he’s in the hospital with a traumatic brain injury, fighting for his life. […]

  • Denver Fire Chief Eric Tade

    Denver Fire chief: Random stabbing attack ‘was very surreal’

    DENVER — Firefighters at Denver’s Station One are used to handling emergencies, but they were shocked when it was their chief who ran in needing help Tuesday afternoon after being stabbed. Chief Eric Tade was back on the job Wednesday and said he was pulling away from his parking space in front of the fire station at Colfax Avenue and Speer Boulevard. When he stopped at the light, he said a complete stranger opened the door, climbed in the passenger […]

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    ‘Accessory dwellings’ bring extra money for some homeowners

    DENVER — When Jennifer Superka and her husband moved into their house in Denver’s Sunnyside neighborhood six years ago, the property included a rundown building at the back of the lot. “When we had it appraised it appraised at zero,” she said. “The guy told us to tear it down and build a garage.” But they saw beyond the broken windows and dirt floor, and had a vision for the structure. “Ever since we moved in, we knew we wanted […]

  • Tight parking in Curtis Park neighborhood

    New apartment development causes parking concerns in Curtis Park neighborhood

    DENVER — Curtis Park is one of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods. And some residents are concerned a proposed development will create a parking nightmare for their neighborhood. The developer, Gaddis Properties, wants to build a 56 micro-unit apartment building at 32nd and Stout streets. Neighbors said the developer is taking advantage of a loophole in the zoning code to avoid providing any parking space for the dozens of people who will be living there. Neighbors said parking is already extremely tight […]

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    Denver Police Department launches body camera program

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department is launching its new body cam program this week. The Department spent $1.8 million dollars to buy 800 body-worn cameras along with storage space. The first 200 cameras are being used right now in District Six, Traffic Operations and the Gang Unit. Remaining officers will get the body cams in stages over the next several months. Last year’s pilot test program drew criticism over the number of incidents where officers neglected to turn on […]

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    Family pleads for return of late son’s tablet: Problem Solvers

    FORT MORGAN, Colo. — A community’s heartbreak turns to outrage as a thief steals much more than a little boy’s Samsung tablet. Brent Mahagan, a Morgan County Sheriff Deputy was driving his 8-year-old son Austin to a wrestling match December 19. The boy died after they were involved in a traffic crash. Their pickup was towed to a Fort Morgan impound lot. And yesterday they learned someone cut a hole in the fence and stole, among other things, Austin’s Samsung […]

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    Last minute holiday shoppers still have some time

    DENVER — If you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping yet, you’re not alone. A retail survey says almost 90 percent of us still have some holiday shopping to do. Survey says most of those with shopping still to do are men. But don’t worry, we checked out holiday hours at local malls and stores…. And there’s still time. Most grocery stores are open till early Christmas Eve night. Malls for the most part don’t close until six. After all the shopping, […]

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    Truck advertised on Craigslist stolen during meetup

    ARVADA, Colo. — A woman showed up to take a look at a truck for sale on Craigslist… And then stole the vehicle from the owner’s driveway. Now Arvada Police are asking for help finding the truck and the thief. An estimated 50 million people a month use Craigslist to buy and sell items. Police suggest do the transaction at a police department, using their parking lots as safety zones. This Ford F-150 Lightning was like brand new, with only […]

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    DA: Suspect confesses to shooting police officer during traffic stop

    DENVER — The suspect in a shooting of a Denver Police officer confessed to the shooting Friday morning in court, according to Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey. 36-year-old Jason Wood was identified as the suspect being held for investigation of criminal attempted first-degree murder of a peace officer, along with investigation of robbery related to a carjacking shortly after the shooting. Denver Police Officer Tony Lopez was on a routine traffic stop in northwest Denver on Tuesday when the suspect […]

  • 61-year-old Michael Martinez was riding his motorcycle to work around 4 a.m. Wednesday morning on I-25 near Alameda when he lost control as a semi passed him. He was then hit and run over by two or three cars. (Photo: Martinez family)

    Family of man killed in hit-and-run asking for answers

    DENVER — The family of a Denver man who died in a hit-and-run after his motorcycle crashed on I-25 is asking the drivers to do the right thing and come forward. 61-year-old Michael Martinez was riding his motorcycle to work around 4 a.m. Wednesday morning on I-25 near Alameda when he lost control as a semi passed him. Police say then two or three other vehicles ran over him, but did not stop. Thursday, his son, Gabriel Martinez says, “To not stop after […]