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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."


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    Colorado teen arrested at DIA, charged with assisting terrorist group ISIS

    DENVER — A Colorado teen was arrested at Denver International, accused of trying to help the terrorist group ISIS. The arrest took place April 8 as she was heading to Turkey. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Shannon Maureen Conley, 19, conspired with others to support a terrorist group called Islamic State in Iraq, also known as ISIS. Read the criminal complaint against Conley Neighbor’s remember Conely as a quiet introvert until six months ago when she started wearing […]

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    Man convicted of stalking, shooting his ex-fiancé on I-25 off-ramp

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A known stalker was convicted Thursday of trying to murder his ex-fiancé on an Interstate 25 off-ramp, and then attempting to flee to Mexico. Christopher Lyle Fields, 29, was found guilty of attempted first-degree murder, violating bail conditions, stalking and harassment. On Jan. 9, 2013, Fields sprung a trap on Anastaysia Glinisty, an Arapahoe County jury heard. About 8 a.m. on the day of the incident, Fields stepped directly in front of the victim’s car on the I-25 off-ramp at County […]

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    Explosive accusations against Evans Police Dept. in Ashley Fallis death investigation

    EVANS, Colo. — Two years of tears, and every day Ashley Fallis’ three beautiful children are closer to knowing what may have happened to her. “I’m just trying to do the right thing,” said Jenna Fox, Ashley’s mom. I knew how much she loved her kids and she wouldn`t have missed raising her kids for anything.” Eight weeks after police reopened the investigation into Ashley Fallis’ 2012 death, there are more questions and new accusations of misconduct concerning the Evans […]

  • A memorial is growing outside of 2112 S. St. Paul St. in Denver, where Kristine Kirk was allegedly shot to death by her husband.

    911 dispatcher who handled call in Kirk murder resigns

    DENVER — The 911 dispatcher responsible for handling the call that resulted in the shooting death of Kristine Kirk, and an investigation about Denver Police response times, has resigned. Sources tell FOX31 Denver the dispatcher received notice she would be fired Friday.  She decided to resign the same day. “After considering the request, the dismissal letter has been withdrawn and her resignation accepted,” said Daelene Mix of the Department of Public Safety. The dispatcher spoke exclusively with FOX31 Denver and […]

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    911 dispatcher defends herself in case of mother who was murdered

    DENVER — The police dispatcher who faces disciplinary action as a result of slow police response during a deadly domestic violence incident is defending herself and talking about what she says caused the slow response. It’s her voice you first year on police radio dispatch report from April 14, the night police say Richard Kirk shot his wife killing her at their southeast Denver home. “Reporting party versus her husband who was smoking marijuana.” Kristine Kirk was on the phone […]

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    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 […]

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    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 […]