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An original member of the Channel 2 morning news team, Greg Nieto has been with Channel 2 and FOX31 since 2000! He currently reports on weeknights.

Born in Denver, raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Nieto has developed strong ties over the past 17 years, with organizations like M.D.A., M.A.D.D., Denver Dumb Friends League, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Colorado.

A life-long Broncos fan, he enjoys going to the games, volunteering or trying out a new craft brewery.

He is excited to see all the changes at 5280 and looks forward to hearing what stories make your heart sing!

You can email Greg at Gregory.Nieto@KDVR.com.


Recent Articles
  • Caught on video: Rats rummaging through Arvada neighborhood

    ARVADA, Colo. — In Arvada – it’s not out of the ordinary to share the streets with a wildcat or bulldog. But what about rats. That’s exactly what Swift Lewis saw near the corner of West 55th Avenue and Vance Street. You have to see it to believe it or in Lewis’ case – you have to believe what you  see. The rats, caught on video, were near a dumpster that’s not far from a string of businesses. It was […]

  • Family disputes dog needed to be euthanized at Adams County shelter

    FIRESTONE, Colo. — For 12 years, Cinnamon was the heart and soul of the Schwanke Family. When the Yorkshire terrier got loose, the community of Firestone rallied by posting flyers about the lost dog. Little did they know a good Samaritan had found her and brought her to the Adams County Animal shelter. The shelter said she came in “in distress/tongue hanging out and blue … stomach distended.” “A medical emergency euthanasia” was performed. The shelter said she had been […]

  • Veteran could use some help as he works to save his home for his family

    THORNTON, Colo. — He has served his country for half of his life. Now a soldier needs some help, himself. In between deployment and caring for his sick wife, Colorado Army National Guard Specialist Brice Lewis is in danger of losing the family home in Thornton. Adams County-based ‘Valor for Veterans’ heard of the Lewis’ story and is accepting donations on the family’s behalf. RELATED: FOX31 Problem Solvers Serving Those Who Serve

  • Some residents try to block planned development around Dinosaur Ridge

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Long before there was a C-470 highway or West Alameda Parkway, the replicas that make up the Dinosaur Ridge Visitors Center were the closest thing to a Rocky Mountain rush hour. Their neighborhood could become a bit more crowded. A five-building single-story development called Foothills Biz Park could be on the horizon at the southwest metro Denver location. Angela Pease and her family dig Dinosaur Ridge. They’re worried the built-in beauty could become extinct. Not so […]

  • Denver Inner City Parish closing doors

    DENVER — It has helped Denver families since 1960. On Friday, it will close its doors. The Denver Inner City Parish main office, on the corner of West 12th Avenue and Mariposa Street, is shutting down due to lack of money. Its interim executive director estimates the parish helps 26,000 people a year, from senior services to food.

  • Boulder triathlete closely watches hurricane’s impact on Hawaii

    BOULDER, Colo. — For Triny Willerton, Chataqua used to be her release. Now it is also serving as her path to the Pacific. The Boulder triathlete had been training for an Ironman — when she says a car accident stopped her in her tracks in May. After spending six days in the hospital and the past couple of months in rehabilitation, she was awarded an invitation to the Triathlon World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. The mother of five competes under […]

  • Candlelight vigil held for 3 people killed in shooting at I-25 and Broadway

    DENVER — A candlelight vigil was held Friday night for three people found shot to death at I-25 and Broadway in Denver last week. It’s a spot you probably pass a couple of times a week … if not a couple of times a day. A moment in time for you… A final resting spot for 3 people who will never pass by this spot again. Nicole Boston, Jerome Coronado and Chris Zamudio. They were represented by three crosses on […]

  • Denver leaders want input about city’s dog parks

    DENVER — In an attempt to keep up with the growing people and pup population, Denver Parks and Recreation has created a survey for dog and non-dog owners. It’s meant to upgrade the existing 2010 Denver Dog Park master plan. The online survey is open through the end of September.

  • Veteran who served 5 tours of duty in Vietnam has home gutted by fire

    DENVER — For a man who went through five tours of duty in Vietnam, Casey Gustafson says he has seen worse things than what fire did to his home in Cherry Creek. The 74-year-old returned from his security job Tuesday to find firefighters outside his South Madison Street home. The fire gutted it. His wife, grandson and three dogs got out OK. Now, the man who has given so much to his country, needs help in restoring his home. Gustafson’s […]

  • Big sculpture on south side of Coors Field to be moved

    DENVER — A large sculpture that has called the south side of Coors Field home will be moving. The Denver Metropolitan Baseball Stadium District confirmed “The Evolution of the Ball” sculpture will have to be placed in a new location. The man who created the arch 25 years ago, Lonnie Hanzon, is not happy. The nationally known artist said he’d rather see the piece destroyed, than moved. The area of 19th and Wazee streets in Lower Downtown will soon be […]

  • Residents might have to pay up if sidewalks need repairs

    DENVER — Some residents are getting notices from the city of Denver that sidewalks are in need of repair and they will have to pay. City officials are starting inspections from Capitol Hill down through the western part of Washington Park. Homeowners are receiving notices about the sidewalk surveys. An inspector might be out the sidewalk in neighborhoods, giving an estimate on repairs. After that, residents have 45 days to do it themselves or pay the city to put down […]

  • Man warns of scam after spending thousands to purchase Broncos tickets and never receiving them

    DENVER — A local man says he was scammed after spending thousands to purchase Broncos tickets on Craigslist. John Delaney says he is out $8,000 after agreeing to buy four tickets to a Broncos game from a man named Eliot on Craigslist. Delaney says he was presented with what looked like legit ticket transfer papers and met him at a Lakewood bank to gave the man a cashier’s check. But he hasn’t heard from the Craigslist seller since and Delaney’s […]