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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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    Dynel Lane gets 100 years for attacking woman, cutting baby from womb

    BOULDER, Colo. — Dynel Lane gets 100-year prison sentence for attacking a pregnant Longmont woman, cutting baby from her womb. Boulder County prosecutors were seeking a 126-year prison sentence for the woman who faked her pregnancy, then attacked a pregnant Longmont woman, cutting the unborn baby from her womb. The DA’s office explained during the sentencing hearing Friday that the 126-year sentence they originally sought for Lane was adjusted, after further examination of each count. They were seeking a 118-year maximum prison […]

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    Broomfield pro cyclist’s memory gone after racing crash brain injury

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. — They call her “The Pride of Broomfield,”  25-year-old pro cyclist Lauren De Crescenzo. It has been her passion since she started a cycling team at Broomfield High School and she has since competed in hundreds of races around the world, including racing for the United States Team in Europe. “She’s been involved in cycling since high school and she’s excelled at it every step of the way,” said her father, Guy De Crescenzo. But she barely remembers […]

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    Active shooter response training program launched in Centennial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — They are the places we are supposed to feel safe, yet the FBI says 70 percent of active shooter incidents occur at schools or businesses. On Thursday, a new program opened its doors, focusing on teaching people to protect themselves and others. The five-day course goes over firearms and defense tactics, and runs participants through real-life scenarios to have practice what they’ve learned. “I can’t always be with my kids. If I train as many people as […]

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    Denver officer fatally shoots bank robbery suspect while trying to serve warrant

    DENVER — Police continue to investigate an officer-involved shooting that occurred near Civic Center Park on Tuesday afternoon. According to police, officers tried to serve an arrest warrant to a bank robbery suspect in a car near West 13th Avenue and Bannock Street when shots were fired. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene. No officers were injured. A woman who identified herself as the man’s wife said the man was 39-year-old Dion Avila. She said he was driving her to the […]

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    Ashley Fallis’ family shocked, outraged over not guilty verdict in her death

    GREELEY, Colo. — Ashley Fallis’ family expressed shock and outrage Friday after a jury found her husband, Tom Fallis, not guilty of killing her. The 28-year-old mother of three died at their home in Evans in on New Year’s Day 2012. The case initially was ruled a suicide but was reopened and Tom Fallis was charged with murder. Ashley’s family said one day after the jury’s verdict that they cannot believe the jury heard the evidence and decided not guilty. […]

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    Tom Fallis cries as prosecutors play 911 call he made when wife died

    GREELEY, Colo. — Prosecutors in the Tom Fallis murder trial played a frantic 911 call Thursday of Fallis reporting that his wife had been shot. While listening to the call, Fallis was visibly upset and crying. Fallis, a former Weld County sheriff’s jail deputy, is accused of shooting and killing his wife Ashley on New Year’s day 2012. Police initially ruled she had committed suicide, but Fallis was indicted and arrested after the FOX31 Denver Problem Solvers uncovered new evidence in […]

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    Ashley Fallis’ mother testifies about daughter’s mood the night she died

    GREELEY, Colo. — Jurors in the murder trial of Tom Fallis heard emotional testimony Thursday afternoon as several of Ashley Fallis’ relatives, including her mother, took the stand. Tom Fallis, a former Weld County sheriff’s jail deputy, is accused of shooting his wife. Her death was originally ruled a suicide, but a FOX31 Denver Problem Solvers investigation found evidence that led to prosecutors reopening the case. RELATED: Full coverage of the Fallis case Ashley Fallis’ family members testified that she was happy […]

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    Two critically injured in west Denver motel fire

    DENVER — Two people were critically injured in a fire in west Denver on Tuesday morning, the Denver Fire Department said. Multiple fire trucks and ambulances were at the Motel Bar X at 5001 W. Colfax Ave. Fire engulfs one of the buildings at the Motel Bar X. @KDVR pic.twitter.com/h7kHM52udT — Drew Smith (@drewsmithvideo) March 8, 2016 The cause of the fire is under investigation. The Red Cross was also at the scene, helping three people with immediate needs such […]

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    Girl’s death at day care brings plea from mother to hold workers accountable

    Warning: This story contains images in the video that are difficult to watch COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Selecting a day care center is one of the most important decisions a parent can make. But a FOX31 Denver Problem Solvers investigation reveals dangerous loopholes in the information parents have access to when it comes to day care centers and workers. A mother from Colorado Springs is speaking out about it. Her baby girl died after being put on her stomach to […]

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    Family files lawsuit against day care center; police investigate incident with 5-year-old

    AURORA, Colo. — A local family filed a lawsuit against the Carefree Early Learning Center in Aurora on Thursday. The Aurora Police Department confirmed it is investigating an incident that occurred at the center in November, and the Arapahoe County Social Services Department wrapped up its investigation and found the center violated some rules. The mother of the child involved has a lot of questions about who knew what and when. And why it took weeks for her to be […]

  • A woman was killed and a girl was injured after police said a Jeep ran a red light and slammed into a Chevrolet Malibu and Sheridan Boulevard and West 80th Avenue on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016.

    Friends build memorial for mother killed in crash that injured teen daughter

    ARVADA, Colo. — A 40-year-old mother was killed and her 15-year-old daughter was injured in a crash on Sunday night that police believe was alcohol-related. The crash happened about 10 p.m. at Sheridan Boulevard and West 80th Avenue, the Arvada Police Department said. Police said the driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee ran a red light while driving southbound on Sheridan and slammed into a Chevrolet Malibu that was traveling westbound on 80th Avenue. The impact sent the Malibu about […]

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    Two Cosby accusers support measure to extend statute of limitations for sex assault cases

    DENVER — Colorado lawmakers heard testimony Thursday from two women who are among the 50 who have accused actor and comedian Bill Cosby of rape. The lawmakers are considering a bill that would extend Colorado’s statute of limitations in sexual assault cases from 10 to 20 years. The two Colorado women who have come forward to accuse Cosby of sexually assaulting them can’t have their cases heard under current law because the statute of limitations has passed. “I am a […]