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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
  • Kristine Kirk

    911 dispatcher who handled Denver murder case could be disciplined

    DENVER — The Denver Department of Public Safety has initiated disciplinary proceedings against a 911 dispatcher after an investigation into the handling of a 911 call where a mother was shot and killed by her husband. Kristine Kirk told a 911 operator on April 14 that her husband had taken marijuana and prescription medication for back pain and started hallucinating. He was scaring Kirk and the couple’s children. Kirk asked for police to come to their home in Denver’s University […]

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    Denver 911 dispatch center software glitch might put lives at risk

    DENVER — It’s the most stressful job you could ever have. “911 What’s your emergency?” The phone never stops ringing and 911 call takers answer all of them. We interviewed several current and former employees of Denver’s 911 Center to find out what happened the night of Kristine Kirk‘s murder. She was on the phone with 911 for several minutes before her husband allegedly shot and killed her in their southeast Denver home. Police officers arrived at the house too […]

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    Denver Police change policy for some 911 calls after mother’s murder

    DENVER — A mother’s call for help, and then her murder has led to changes to how Denver Police dispatch handles certain calls to 911. Radio reports show it took nearly 14 minutes for the responding officer to arrive at Kristine Kirk’s house near Observatory Park the night she called for help. Police say her husband shot and killed her while she was on the phone with a 911 call taker. Sources say there were issues with how the call […]

  • Ashley Cardona

    12-year-old’s family says bullying at school caused her suicide

    DENVER — Counselors are helping students deal with the death of a sixth grade classmate in Montbello. Ashley Cardona took her own life last week, and now her family is telling their daughter’s story. They say she was bullied and they hope others can learn from their tragedy. “She was the most beautiful person you could ever imagine.” Ashley’s family spent Monday at the funeral home saying goodbye to the 12-year-old who took her own life last Wednesday. “Everything was […]

  • Investigators say explosion in southwest Denver at illegal grow operation injured 3

    Denver Fire Department responds to more fires related to marijuana

    DENVER — The investigation into Wednesday’s explosion at a marijuana grow house continues and we’ve learned there were no legal permits for the activities taking place inside the building. We’ve also learned this isn’t the first case of its kind recently that Denver Fire investigators have looked into. The fire in southwest Denver burned intensely. Torched butane bottles are scattered everywhere. Witnesses say three people ran from the explosion screaming. The three people were burned and all had to go […]

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    Building explosion blamed on marijuana edibles operation

    DENVER -- An explosion was reported at a business in Denver Wednesday afternoon.

  • Stroller smashed after accident in Founders Park in Castle Rock

    Mom, 4 kids sent to hospital after accident in Castle Rock park

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — A busy parking lot after soccer practice at a park in Castle Rock was the scene of an accident that sent a mom and four children to the hospital Tuesday night. The good news is that all five are expected to be OK. But police say there is an important lesson for parents. “I watched the vehicle hit two children and a mom and it smashed them between the back of a vehicle and the side […]

  • Kristine Kirk

    Documents detail how dispatchers handled call that ended in mother’s murder

    DENVER — Kristine Kirk was on the phone with 911 when her husband is accused of pulling the trigger, killing her Monday night in their south Denver home. Denver Police held a news conference Thursday to defend their response to the domestic violence call. FOX31 Denver has learned that an officer was at 4th Avenue and Race Street when the call came in. It took 13 minutes to the to the victim’s house on South St. Paul Street near East […]

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    Ashley Fallis’ parents take demand for justice in her death to national audience

    DENVER — You saw their story first on FOX31 Denver News … A Colorado family is demanding answers following a young mother’s death nearly two years ago in Evans. Wednesday night, Ashley Fallis’ parents took their plea for justice to a national audience. They appeared on FOX News to discuss the case, which has been reopened by authorities. Jenna Fox and Joel Raguindin say they’ve been told this will be an uphill battle … reopening a 2-year-old investigation where some […]

  • The family of Ashley Fallis speaks to the media on April 10.

    Family of Ashley Fallis demanding murder charges against victim’s husband

    EVANS, Colo. — The family of Ashley Fallis, the mother of three whose death is being re-investigated after FOX31 Denver found evidence of a potential cover-up, demanded Thursday that prosecutors charge her husband with first-degree murder. They have waited for more than two years. “Nothing can make up the two years we have lost knowing our daughter did not receive justice,” said Joel Raguindin, Ashley’s father. Two years, and the words still sting. “We know in our hearts that my […]

  • Joel Raguindin and Jenna Fox talk to FOX31 Denver reporter Justin Joseph

    Support overwhelms family after Ashley Fallis death investigation reopened

    DENVER — There has been an outpouring of support Wednesday for a family fighting for justice. This is after a FOX31 Denver investigation is now leading to a brand new police probe into the death of a young mother. The case had been ruled a suicide, but her family says it was murder. FOX31 Denver’s Justin Joseph broke the story Tuesday, and now the woman’s family is asking for help. They want to keep the pressure on law enforcement since […]

  • Ashley Fallis

    Evans detective accused of covering up evidence to hide murder as suicide

    EVANS, Colo. – The Evans Police Department has reopened an investigation into the death of a 28-year-old woman after FOX31 Denver found evidence an Evans police detective misstated or omitted key evidence to disguise a murder as a suicide. The detective, Michael Yates, was investigating the death of Ashley Fallis who died after a New Years’ party in 2012 at her home in Weld County. The Evans Police Department and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation ruled her death a suicide. Slideshow: […]