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!

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Recent Articles
  • Glenwood Springs commits $1.25M to fight quarry

    GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. — The leader of a western Colorado community that relies on tourism is vowing to do everything he can to stop the proposed expansion of a nearby limestone quarry. Glenwood Springs Mayor Jonathan Godes called the proposal by RMR Industrial a “regional threat” in announcing the city’s campaign against it Friday, the Glenwood Springs Post Independent reported. He said the city is committing $1.25 million to fight the expansion but promised to provide any other needed resources. The […]

  • One person wounded in Aurora shooting; 2 suspects in custody

    AURORA, Colo. — The Aurora Police Department is investigating a shooting in which one person was wounded. Two suspects are in custody. About 4 p.m. Thursday, APD said the shooting occurred near the intersection of South Memphis Street and Pheasant Run Parkway. The neighborhood is northwest of the intersection of East Smoky Hill Road and South Buckley Road. One male was taken to a hospital. A friend of the victim says he is a student at Smoky Hill High School. […]

  • Dog missing following Weld County crash

    GREELEY, Colo. — A couple hopes the community can help them find their dog after it escaped following a crash in Weld County. The crash occurred Nov. 3 at the intersection of Weld County Roads 53 and 60 1/2, roughly 6 miles east of Greeley. Bridger Frederick and Kelsey Bohnenkamp suffered significant injuries in the wreck. Their dog, Millie, was traveling with them and has not been seen since. “I don’t know what happened to her.  Her collar was found […]

  • Loveland pays $50,000, drops charges against woman who was issued summons for playing Frisbee topless

    LOVELAND, Colo. — The city of Loveland agreed to pay a woman $50,000 and drop all charges against her after she was accused of indecent exposure for playing Frisbee topless in her front yard. Attorney David Lane says his client, 20-year-old Efrosini “Effie” Krokos, received a ticket after playing Frisbee in her yard with her husband on Sept. 26, 2019. Her breasts were exposed. Lane says in February 2019, the Tenth Circuit of Appeals decided a case called “Free the […]

  • Broncos fan raising 2 kids while battling breast and brain cancer

    It’s a tough year being a Broncos fan but no Broncos fan has had to endure more than Becky Done. The married mother was pregnant with the couple’s second child when she was diagnosed with Stage 2 Breast Cancer. To get the chemo and radiation she needed, her son was delivered two months early. While the 35-year-old’s new son is doing well, it was determined the cancer had spread to her brain. Done continues her treatment and hopes her Broncos […]

  • Historic Golddigger Stadium in Idaho Springs hosts last football game

    IDAHO SPRINGS, Colo. — Golddigger Stadium in Idaho Springs hosted what will likely be its last official football game Friday night. Clear Creek High School played Jefferson High School. For more than 50 years, high school football games have been held at Golddigger Stadium. Because the stadium is right next to Interstate 70, it serves as a landmark for people driving through the mountains. However, the stadium is in the process of being sold. A developer said it was interested […]

  • Halloween is deadliest night of the year for child pedestrian deaths; AAA has tips for parents

    DENVER — According to AAA Colorado, Halloween is the deadliest night of the year for child pedestrians. Citing national statistics, the transportation group says around 55 to 60 juvenile pedestrians die in the U.S. on Halloween, compared to 16 to 18 on an average night. “It is orders of magnitude,” said Skyler McKinley with AAA. “It is more dangerous for children (Halloween) night than any other night of the year.” McKinley recommends the following to parents: Use reflective tape on […]

  • Porch pirate poses as apparent pizza delivery man in Denver

    DENVER — Video shows a man apparently pretending to be a pizza delivery person and stealing packages from a Denver home. Louis Stocker captured the thief on his doorbell camera in the Ruby Hill neighborhood. Video shows a car with a pizza sign affixed to the top backing into Stocker’s driveway before its driver quickly snags a package off the front porch. The entire incident lasts about 30 seconds. Stocker says he checked in the with the nearest Pizza Hut, […]

  • Denver PD warns of fake Halloween rules circulating online

    DENVER — The Denver Police Department says people should be aware of a list of fake Halloween rules circulating on social media. The list claims to show Denver municipal code. It is being shared on platforms like Nextdoor. The post falsely claims it is illegal for people over the age of 12 to trick or treat. It also claims it is against the law to trick or treat after 8 p.m. The post warns of fines and jail time. DPD […]

  • Family of missing Wheat Ridge mother asks public for help finding her

    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — The family of a Wheat Ridge woman missing since Friday is hoping the community can help them find her. Krystin Loera, a mother of two, was last seen Friday at the intersection of West Colfax Avenue and Kipling Street in Lakewood. She was about to board a bus home. Loera is Hispanic with brown hair and brown eyes. She is about 5 feet 4 inches tall. Linda Loera, Krystin’s mother, said she would text or speak […]

  • Ways to deal with the ‘Broncos blues’

    DENVER — The Broncos’ crushing defeat to the Chiefs Thursday night still stings for many fans. Dr. Sheryl Ziegler, a family psychologist, says there are four steps to take to lift Broncos County out of its collective funk: Make sure others know you are upset with the game and not them. Turn off the television and talk radio. If possible, talk to other Broncos fans. Put a time limit on how long you sulk. “That’s what sports teams do: they […]

  • Chiefs fan drives 24 dogs to Denver in hopes of finding them forever homes

    DENVER — A Kansas City-based Chiefs fan drove to Denver to give 24 dogs in need of adoption a better chance of finding forever homes. Kevin Wright is a volunteer with Hope for Paws Colorado, an organization that helps transport rescued animals to adoptive homes. Wright brought 24 dogs from several states to the Denver area ahead of Thursday night’s rivalry game. At a Petco in Aurora on Wednesday the dogs were greeted by a number of local rescue groups. […]

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