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Justin Joseph joined KDVR/KWGN in December of 2010.

He’s thrilled to be back in his hometown of Denver.

A graduate of the University of Denver Law School, Justin worked from 2000-2004 as a Senior Deputy District Attorney in Denver, under then District Attorney, Bill Ritter.

In 2005, Justin left practicing law behind and moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming to begin his career in broadcasting at the local CBS affiliate. There, he hosted a local talk show and earned several awards for excellence in television reporting. In 2007 his love for reporting took him through Omaha, Nebraska where he worked for the local NBC affiliate.

Why the change from law to reporting?

“I always thought I wanted to be a legal analyst for a network. But, the first day I covered breaking-news, I knew I could never be tied down to only covering legal stories. I’ve thought about coming back home to Denver every day since I left five years ago. I’m excited to tell stories for a community I know, a station I respect, and for people I’ve grown-up with."


Recent Articles
  • Tom Fallis entering a Monroe County courtroom in Bloomington, Ind., on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

    Ashley Fallis’ parents say mistake made in setting bond for alleged killer of their daughter

    DENVER — The family of an alleged murder victim says a judge made a mistake in setting her alleged killer’s bond. Tom Fallis waived extradition Thursday and he’s on his way back to Colorado to face a murder charge. Right now, if he posts $200,000 bond, he goes free. Facebook posts have asked the same question. How can Tom Fallis be accused of this crime and post a bond and be free. Some say $200,000 isn’t enough. FOX31 Denver found […]

  • Tom Fallis entering a Monroe County courtroom in Bloomington, Ind., on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

    Tom Fallis won’t fight extradition, will be held without bond until transfer within two weeks

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Tom Fallis appeared in a Monroe County (Ind.) courtroom Thursday and told a judge he would not fight extradition to Colorado after being indicted by a Weld County grand jury in the death of his wife, Ashley, nearly three years ago. The judge ordered Fallis, who was arrested Tuesday, be held without bond until he is transferred to Weld County to be formally charged with the murder of his wife on New Year’s Day 2012. Fallis, a […]

  • Ashely Fallis' parents, Joel Raguindin and Jenna Fox

    Parents of shooting victim start custody battle for their grandchildren in Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The parents of Ashley Fallis remained in Indiana Wednesday night. They’re starting a tough custody fight for their grandchildren and Thursday they may learn if the man accused of killing their daughter will be free pending trial. You saw Tom Fallis’ arrest Tuesday on FOX31 Denver and Justin Joseph is in Indianapolis reporting about what the family can expect in court Thursday. We learned Wednesday Tom Fallis had a plan in place in case of his arrest. […]

  • Tom Fallis is taken into custody in Bloomington, Ind. on the morning of Nov. 18, 2014, after being indicted by a grand jury in connection with the murder of his wife nearly three years ago.

    Fmr. deputy Tom Fallis arrested on murder charge nearly three years after shooting death of wife

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Former Weld County law enforcement officer Tom Fallis was arrested Tuesday on a charge that he allegedly murdered his wife on New Year’s Day 2012. Ashley Fallis, 28, died of a gunshot wound in the early morning hours of New Year's Day. The Evans Police Department ruled her death a suicide within days. However, family members suspected Ashley Fallis' death was not an accident but that she was murdered.

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    Listen to the call: Man claiming to be IRS agent uses fear tactics to scam money

    DENVER — Imagine having three seconds to make a decision which impacts you, your family and your freedom. “I will count to three and a sheriff’s officer will be there on the way,” said the man on the phone. “Officers, if you`re listening on the phone, please arrest Mrs. Campbell.” This is the actual recording from a scammer claiming to be an IRS agent dialing phone numbers all over Colorado. Luckily, while the victim was on one line Chris Morrissey […]

  • Arapahoe High School students are evacuated from their school after a deadly shooting on Dec. 13, 2013.

    Arapahoe H.S. security guard raises new accusations against school

    LITTLETON, Colo. — After first speaking to FOX31 Denver last week, Christina Kolk Monday addressed other media saying she hoped to hold school administrators accountable and calling the shooting on December 13 last yea “preventable.” Kolk held a media conference with her attorney, Dan Recht. Our original story from last week appears below. Almost one year after the shooting at Arapahoe High School in Littleton, there are new accusations against the school and district administration that both ignored warning signs. […]

  • Emergency response following Arapahoe High School shooting

    New records: School deemed Pierson ‘low threat’ before Arapahoe H.S. shooting

    LITTLETON, Colo. — Newly revealed documents show Arapahoe High School shooter Karl Pierson was considered a low threat before he killed a classmate and himself at the school last December. FOX31 Denver’s Justin Joseph has been investigating this story for weeks. The documents confirm what sources at Arapahoe High School have been saying. Even with specific knowledge of Karl Pierson’s plans, the school listed him as a low threat. The Littleton School District has refused to release these reports… hiding […]

  • ISIS troops plant a flag east of the city of Kobani, Syria. , Photo Date: Oct 7, 2014. Photo: MGNOnline

    What could lure a trio of teen girls from Denver to join ISIS?

    DENVER — Three teenage girls are back in Colorado Tuesday after officials say they tried to fly to Syria to join the extremist group ISIS. The girls made it to Germany before being stopped. Two of the three girls, who are between 15 and 17 years old, are sisters. A family member met us at the door to their apartment in southeast metro Denver. He refused to say anything on camera but adamantly denied the allegations against the two teens […]

  • Dupont Elementary School in Commerce City, Colo.

    Elementary school teacher suspended, accused of child abuse

    UPDATE: After an investigation Kenneth Kronheim was cleared of any wrongdoing and the charges against him were dropped. —– Original Story —– COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — With classes at Dupont Elementary dismissed, parents greeted their children doing their usual routine,  reviewing letters sent home from the school principal. Thursday’s letter brought parents news of a Dupont school suspension, not of a student, but of a third grade teacher. “I don’t have enough information,” said parent Genny Gonzales. But we found […]

  • The Frontier Airlines jet (tail number N220FR) that had a passenger with Ebola is back in Denver where it remains out of service. Photo credit: Daryl Orr

    Frontier employee: Airline told cleaning crews to stop wearing masks

    DENVER — A Denver-based Frontier Airlines employee blames the company for panicking after an Ebola sickened passenger traveled on one of its airplanes. Now, the employee, speaking anonymously, says the airline is putting employees at risk. “Frontier hasn`t done enough to train cleaners to get us the proper cleaning solution to clean the plane,” the employee said.  FOX31 Denver is protecting the employee’s identity because the person’s job is at risk. “I think I should be able to wear a […]

  • Students outside Arapahoe H.S.

    Documents reveal what students knew and warning signs before Arapahoe H.S. shooting

    DENVER — The new release of documents from the investigation into the deadly shooting at Arapahoe High School in December 2013 provides new details about the days leading up to the shooting, and the warnings the shooter gave before it happened. We now know what investigators heard from students about Karl Pierson’s plan before the attack on December 13. The documents make a few things clear: Pierson wanted to kill a teacher Pierson wanted to kill a few students Pierson […]

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    Police warn parents to watch for marijuana candy in kids’ Halloween candy bags

    DENVER — Police want parents to pay extra attention to the Halloween candy their kids collect this year, now that marijuana edibles are legal. The key is figuring out what to look for. Police say they don’t have any reason to believe this will happen, but it’s something that could even happen by mistake. “With edibles gaining in popularity we thought it was important to alert the community to the possibility that it`s easy to mistake what looks like regular […]