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Rob Low is an investigative reporter with the FOX31 Problem Solvers.

He’s an Emmy Winning Storyteller who has covered a little bit of everything in 20-plus years of reporting.

He’s a Denver native who’s thrilled to call the Mile High City home again after crisscrossing the country.

He began as a weekend weather man in Grand Junction, Colo. Reporting stints followed in Fort Myers, Fl, New Orleans, LA, and Kansas City, Mo.

Rob likes to bike, play basketball (poorly) and explore new places with his family. He loves to tell unusual stories you won’t see anywhere else.

As an investigative reporter he has more time to dig through tips, so don’t hesitate to send him story ideas.

Rob.Low@KDVR.com


Recent Articles
  • Rep. Coffman calls for review of Denver VA management

    DENVER — A Congressional subcommittee is demanding the VA Office of Medical Inspector investigate complaints of mismanagement of the surgical and anesthesia departments at the Denver Veteran Affairs Medical Center. The letter dated November 15, is addressed to Secretary David Shulkin, who leads the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs and it’s signed by Colorado Congressman Mike Coffman (R) and Michigan Congressman Jack Bergman (R), chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. Their letter comes one month after the Problem […]

  • Adams County DA apologizes to victim after one-year plea deal exposed

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — It’s supposed to be crime and punishment, but one Denver car theft victim said in his case it was more like crime and leniency for the defendant. “Basically a sweet deal. A year for stealing somebody’s car, smashing it up,” said Daniel Brindle, describing the sentence given to Phillip Martinez. Martinez was arrested Aug. 28 after leading Adams County sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase in a stolen car. After crashing Brindle’s red Kia, deputies say […]

  • Task force to examine how cities use public nuisance ordinances

    DENVER — Two days after a Problem Solvers investigation exposed Denver’s public nuisance ordinance, a state task force has recommended shining a light on how much money cities are collecting from the process. Under Denver’s public nuisance law, a cab driver was arrested for prostitution. Police seized a taxi and charged the owner $1,000 to get it back even though he was later acquitted. Denver made $2.4 million last year through the ordinance. Critics say the law violates a person’s […]

  • Denver city attorney’s office made $2.4 million in car seizures in 2016

    DENVER — The Problem Solvers have uncovered a city law that’s making Denver millions of dollars before defendants have even been convicted of a crime.  The Denver statute is called a Public Nuisance Abatement Ordinance and it allows police to confiscate property, usually cars, for a crime you may later be found innocent of. It’s exactly what happened to 57-year-old Semere Fremichael, a native of Eritrea.  The immigrant from East African has been driving a taxi in Denver for the past […]

  • Denver jail Sergeant suspended for 40 days for inappropriate force

    DENVER — A Denver Sheriff’s Deputy is suspended from the force for 40 days without pay for punching an inmate. According to disciplinary documents, Sgt. Randolph Romero “Shall not wear the Department uniform” or gain access to Denver buildings during the disciplinary suspension. ” The suspension stems from an incident at the jail involving inmate Stephen Hamper. On March 31, Hamper had covered his jail cell lights which is a safety violation. On April 1, Hamper uncovered his lights because […]

  • Colorado girl suing U.S. attorney general to legalize medical marijuana nationwide

    LARKSPUR, Colo. — Alexis Bortell is hardly the first child whose family moved to Colorado for access to medical marijuana. But the 12-year-old is the first Colorado kid to sue U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions over the nation’s official marijuana policy. “As the seizures got worse, we had to move to Colorado to get cannabis because it’s illegal in Texas,” said Bortell, who was diagnosed with epilepsy as a young child. The sixth-grader said traditional medicine wasn’t helping her seizures and […]

  • Aurora pastor accused of running pyramid scheme; distributors say they lost thousands

    AURORA, Colo. — Pastor Vince Owens runs a tiny church in Aurora, but critics say he talked a big game when it came to ViSalus. A class-action lawsuit calls the company “a failed pyramid scheme” that persuaded people to sell weight-loss shakes, vitamins and energy bars, and preferably to recruit others beneath them to sell the products. “Nobody wants to buy this stuff that’s in my cabinet,” Caprece Byrd said. The 51-year-old Aurora woman is one of the plaintiffs suing […]

  • Neighbors howling about proposed move of wolf-dog sanctuary

    RED FEATHER LAKES, Colo. — A dog might be man’s best friend, but potential neighbors have nothing friendly to say about wolf-dogs and their howling. Owners of the current Wolves Offered Life and Friendship Sanctuary want to relocate their facility from a remote spot off a dirt road in Larimer County farther north to the Red Feather Lakes area. “The reason we moved here was for the quiet,” said Milo Trust, who spoke from the fence line that separates his […]

  • Denver deputy facing 40-day suspension for excessive force

    DENVER — A Denver sheriff’s deputy is facing a 40-day suspension for excessive force, just three months after he was charged with assaulting a different inmate. Randolph Romero, 51, had been accused of excessive force three times in a month. The Denver District Attorney’s Office said Romero threw an inmate down to the ground inside an elevator on March 18 even though the inmate was handcuffed and wearing a spithood. The Department of Safety has issued a 40-day suspension that […]

  • Colorado gun control group questions how Texas church shooter purchased weapons

    LITTLETON, Colo. — A Colorado gun control group said the biggest question hanging over the deadly Texas church shooting is how the gunman legally purchased his weapons. The Texas Department of Public Safety said Devin Kelley was able to purchase four guns between 2014 and 2017 — two in Colorado and two in Texas. What’s significant is that all of those purchases took place after Kelley had been court-martialed from the Air Force for domestic violence, received a reduction in […]

  • DNA leads to arrest in 1995 homicide, robbery

    AURORA, Colo. — A hit on a Colorado offender database has led to charges in a two-decade-old homicide in Aurora. On Sept. 22, 1995, Michael Nilsson was found stabbed to death in the parking lot of Prairie Middle School. A recent match on the Colorado Bureau of Investigation’s database revealed a DNA match to a suspect. Jimmie Crank Jr., 41, has been charged with second-degree murder and a crime of violence. Police say Nilsson was the victim of an apparent […]

  • City restrictions won’t let Denver mom sell home for market value

    DENVER — Home sweet home is now bittersweet home for Cynthia Lopez. The 35-year old single mom bought her Green Valley Ranch home  in 2012 for $150,000. “While this is a great home and I appreciate it, I had something better for my daughter and the city shut those dreams down,” Lopez said. Just a few months ago, Lopez had a contract in place to sell her 1,200-square-foot home for $265,000 so she and her daughter could move to a […]