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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
  • Investigation: The death of Ashley Fallis

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — It was New Year’s Day 2012 when Ashley Fallis died of a gunshot wound. A few days later, the Evans Police Department ruled her death a suicide. In April of 2014, FOX31 Denver presented new evidence to Evans Police Chief Rick Brandt, prompting him to reopen the death investigation and turn it over to an independent police agency. It took months, but last month, a Weld County grand jury indicted Fallis for second-degree murder. Fallis will […]

  • Team storm coverage: Understanding side street plowing

    DENVER — Monday’s deep cold made for treacherous travel conditions across the region. In our team coverage, Ashley Michels reports on how the cold temperatures are dangerous for those who spend too much time outside. Justin Joseph reports on what CDOT is doing to improve driving conditions, including the rules drivers should follow when around plows. Finally, Julie Hayden reports on why certain side streets are plowed and others are not.

  • Ill dispatcher gets helping hand

    DENVER — At the rural Metro Emergency Communications Center, the fragile difference between life and death depends on each of the employees. Last week, they needed to save one of their own. “Eva has a disease called relapsing polycondritis which affects the airways,” said co-worker Phillip Steele. “For 12 percent of people with this disease, their airways can collapse.  She`s part ofthat 12 percent.” Phillip shot a series of videos of his friend in the hospital where she’s been in […]

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    Super Saturday shopping boosts small business sales

    DENVER — Super Saturday ranks higher than Black Friday on retails sales. Some specialty shops and restaurant have felt increased foot-traffic this year. On Saturday, brick and mortar stores like Khol’s and online retailers like Amazon are offering sales for those last minute purchases. Other stores plan on extending hours to allow more time for shoppers to buy things they need. The videos attached have more details on exactly which stores are focusing on customer convenience.

  • Boy hit by car in school zone speaks out

    NORTHGLENN, Colo. — Two days ago, two Northglenn Middle School students were hit by a car. One student hit is out of the hospital and talking about this incident.  The other is still in the hospital, but his mother says he will recover. Moms are taking action and holding signs  near the school, alerting drivers that they are entering a school zone and to drive carefully. The driver of the car did stop at the time of the accident, no word yet […]

  • Photo from Facebook Passenger Shaming page

    Airplane passengers behaving badly featured on popular ‘Passenger Shaming’ page

    DENVER — The busy Christmas travel season is almost here. That means lots of full flights as people head home. Denver International Airport says the two busiest days are Friday, December 19 and Monday, December 22. Many passengers and flight attendants say they’ve had it with rude passengers on planes who are behaving badly. They’re using Facebook and other social media to put photos of those passengers on a page called Passenger Shaming. It’s revenge for the traveling public. The […]

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

    New threat written on wall at Arapahoe High; parents alerted after report

    LITTLETON, Colo. — On the eve of the anniversary of the Arapahoe High School shooting, sources at the school tell FOX31 Denver about a new threat written on a bathroom stall at the building. The sources say they were concerned the school has decided not to alert parents about the threat even though it has been discussed at meetings. On Friday morning, in light of the FOX31 Denver report, principal Natalie Pramenko sent a voice mail to parents acknowledging the […]

  • Tom Fallis being interviewed by investigators the morning after his wife died.

    Tom Fallis bonds out of jail, ordered to stay in Colorado and surrender weapons

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. — A former sheriff’s deputy accused of killing his wife in their home in Evans almost three years ago has posted bond. Tom Fallis is now free awaiting trial for his wife’s 2012 death. He was ordered to remain in Colorado. A judge also ordered Fallis to surrender his weapons (including the gun that investigators say was used that night in 2012) within three days. See complete coverage of the Fallis case  

  • Surveillance video of Denver deputies struggling with Marvin Booker in July 2010

    Denver City Council approves record $6 million payment in Marvin Booker jail death

    DENVER — After a long legal process, the Denver City Council Monday night approved a $6 million settlement for Marvin Booker’s family. This comes as another deputy has been placed on leave following new allegations. Booker, a homeless street preacher, died in jail following a struggle with officers after his arrest. His family filed a lawsuit that claimed excessive force was used against him, and a jury agreed. It happened in July 2010 and a surveillance camera recorded the incident […]

  • Tom Fallis mug shot. (Photo: Monroe County Sheriff's)

    Tom Fallis to be held without bond pending court appearance

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. — A Weld County judge signed an order changing Tom Fallis’ bond Friday from $200,000 to a no-bond hold. The change means Fallis will have to appear before a judge before bond is set to have mandatory orders issued which can include provisions involving his children and any guns he owns. Fallis was arrested in Bloomington, Indiana. He has been charged in the shooting death of his wife Ashley Fallis early on New Year’s Day in 2012 […]

  • 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 […]