Evan Kruegel joined FOX31 and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 as a Reporter in January 2018. A Colorado native, Evan graduated from Fairview High School in Boulder, and is a proud CU Buff!

Prior to working in Denver, Evan worked as a reporter in Milwaukee, WI., where he specialized in investigative reporting. While in Milwaukee, Evan received the state’s highest honor for live reporting in a large market, winning “Best Live Reporting” and “Best Spot News Reporting” from the Wisconsin Broadcaster’s Association. Evan was also the only reporter outside of Chicago to receive a Midwest Emmy Nomination for “Best General Assignment Reporter” in 2017.

Evan’s previous on-air jobs include stops in Williston, North Dakota, and in Green Bay, WI. He is very glad to be back home in Colorado, telling stories that impact his friends and family.

Outside of work, Evan enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife Rachel, and their dog Bella. On a nice summer day, you can probably find him at Coors Field cheering on his favorite team, the Rockies.

Have a great story to share? Evan would love to hear from you!

Recent Articles
  • Racial slurs, foul language reportedly yelled at students on field trip to Denver Public Library

    DENVER — Denver Public Schools and Denver police are investigating reports involving students being harassed on a field trip to the Denver Public Library. Sixth graders from Skinner Middle School in northwest Denver were visiting the library Thursday when students say a group of homeless people near the entrance began swearing at them, using racial slurs and using inappropriate hand gestures. At one point, multiple students say a handgun fell off a man’s lap and onto the ground near the […]

  • Denver moving forward with protected bike lane on 23rd Avenue

    DENVER — Denver Public Works is moving forward with plans to build protected bike lanes on 23rd Avenue, despite concerns from homeowners in the Jefferson Park neighborhood. The plan, set to be finalized next year, calls for protected bike lanes to be built on 23rd from Federal Boulevard, crossing over Interstate 25, to the South Platte River Trail. Cyclists say the area is extremely dangerous due to a steep hill and amount of traffic. “There’s just a lot going on,” said […]

  • Denver roads remain icy, choppy following continued cold weather

    DENVER — Roads across the Mile High City remain in tough shape Friday night, much to the dismay of drivers. “They’re just slippery and kind of dangerous,” said Alexis Ivans. “They still need to be plowed.” Three full days after it stopped snowing, the majority of Denver side streets still have portions covered in ice. “It’s going to take us a while to bounce back from this storm. We saw a lot of snow followed by cold temperatures,” said Heather […]

  • Police identify man arrested for shooting in RiNo parking garage

    DENVER — Denver police have identified the man arrested for firing a rifle Saturday inside a parking structure in the River North neighborhood. 39-year-old Bryan Lambert was arrested near 27th and Blake after police say he fired at least nine rounds from the structure. At least two cars were damaged. Nobody was injured. According to a probable cause statement, Lambert had a Smith & Wesson M&P15 rifle as well as multiple high-capacity magazines. The statement says surveillance video shows Lambert […]

  • Kelsey Berreth murder: Video shows Kystal Lee leading investigators through Berreth, Frazee homes

    TELLER COUNTY, Colo. — Days after Patrick Frazee was convicted of murdering his fiancee Kelsey Berreth, video evidence has been released showing Frazee’s former girlfriend Krystal Lee leading investigators through crime scenes. The video clips – included in this article in full – were among the evidence released Friday by the Fourth Judicial District Attorney’s Office. At the trial, Lee testified that she helped Frazee clean up the scene at Berreth’s condominium in Woodland Park. Lee said she grabbed blood-spattered […]

  • Denver PD: 6th Avenue reopens following crash involving more than 50 vehicles

    DENVER — A multi-vehicle crash forced the closure of the Sixth Avenue Freeway in both directions near Interstate 25 Thursday night. The Denver Police Department says more than 50 vehicles were involved. It described the incident as “weather-related.” DPD says injuries were reported. However, none of them are life-threatening. A tow driver at the scene said an overpass had a thin layer of ice. A woman involved in the crash said visibility was also an issue. She says by the […]

  • Weld County tree with eagle nest torn down; officials say it’s legal

    WELD COUNTY, Colo. — A massive cottonwood holding a bald eagle’s nest has been torn down in Weld County, frustrating neighbors. The tree, off County Road 13 and County Road 34, was torn down by the property owner Thursday. “I was driving down this road this morning, and their tree is gone, the nest gone. And it just makes me heartbroken,” one woman who lives in the area said. “As I saw that, I started to cry because it’s an […]

  • Doorbell camera captures man lurking around JeffCo homes

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A lurker has been identified by law enforcement after videos of him surfaced on a Nextdoor neighborhood page in Jefferson County. The videos show the man returning to Emerson Willis’ vacant home off West Coal Mine Avenue and South Simms Street multiple times over the past few weeks. Willis has been showing the home to prospective buyers for a few weeks while staying elsewhere. “We got a little ding that someone’s at the house, and moments later, […]

  • Car crashes into Castle Pines home, just missing homeowner and dog

    CASTLE PINES, Colo. — A car crashed into a Castle Pines home Tuesday afternoon, missing a homeowner and dog by just a few feet, authorities said. South Metro Fire Rescue says the incident occurred on Middleham Place about 4:20 p.m. The driver of a Ford Focus went off the road and drove across a fairway at The Ridge at Castle Pines North golf course. The driver then went through a fence before finally crashing to the house, South Metro said. […]

  • ‘A Silent Killer’: 9 South Metro firefighters battling cancer

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — It is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. There is simply no way around it. From sudden cardiac events, to burning buildings filled with fire and smoke, dozens of firefighters pass away on the job every year. But new studies are revealing a concerning trend among our nation’s heroes: skyrocketing cancer rates. It was February 2, 2017 when South Metro Firefighter Tony Palato went in for a routine colonoscopy. “The doctor came to our […]

  • Sergeant taken to hospital after vehicle crashes into CSP car near I-25 and 58th

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — A Colorado State Patrol sergeant was taken to a hospital Saturday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into the patrol car he was driving. CSP says the incident was reported shortly before 2 p.m. It happened on southbound Interstate 25 near East 58th Avenue in far southwest Adams County. According to the agency, the sergeant was rear-ended while he was pulling over to the left shoulder to assist a stopped driver. When his car was rear-ended, the […]

  • Crash caught on camera in Denver’s Whittier neighborhood; residents asking for stop sign

    DENVER — An early morning crash at East 29th Avenue and North Gaylord Street has neighbors calling on Denver Public Works for help. That crash happened early Friday morning and was captured on Shannon Wojcik’s doorbell camera. “It was a very loud noise. You could hear it from very far away,” she said. “There was debris everywhere, three cars sprawled out in the intersection.” One of the three cars involved crashed into a nearby home, causing a gas leak. That family […]

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