Joe Dahlke is a Digital Content Producer for FOX31 Denver and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 who joined the KDVR/KWGN team in June of 2016.
Joe is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.
Joe is a lifelong Broncos fan and enjoys watching all the major sports teams in the Mile High City. He is a self-proclaimed weather geek and in his spare time you’ll find him cooking, hiking, taking photos or writing.
BOULDER, Colo. — A company based in Boulder has created a new app that can detect if there is a credit card skimmer at gas stations. SparkFun Electronics were contacted by local law enforcement and were able to get enough information from those skimming devices provided by law enforcement that they created an app for your phone that can be used to detect skimmers. The app is called Skimmer Scanner and it is available for Android devices. It works by […]
LOS ANGELES — The creator of the Jelly Belly bean has released his own line of CBD-infused jelly beans. David Klein, who invented the Jelly Belly brand in 1976 but left the company in 1980, has now launched Spectrum Confections, which released and quickly sold out of CBD-infused jelly beans. “The jelly bean is perfect for the proper dosage (of CBD),” Klein told Cannabis Aficionado.“We are putting 10 ml in each. If people want a small dose, they eat one. If they […]
DENVER — Nearly 90,000 were still without power on Thursday morning including several stoplights in downtown Denver. Many stoplights along Speer Boulevard near Pepsi Center lost power during Wednesday’s blizzard and were still without power as of 6 a.m. on Thursday morning. RELATED: Xcel Energy outage map FOX31’s Drew Engelbart was on the scene Thursday morning as vehicles, buses and public-works vehicles all drove through the intersections creating a dangerous situation with several near-crashes, including one crash after 7 a.m. […]
DENVER — A new report by SafeWise ranked the safest cities in Colorado. The report uses FBI crime data as the backbone of the report, combined with the population of each city – so some cities could be too small to make the cut. The state as a whole is slightly above the national averages for both violent and property crime. The majority of the cities are on the list for the second year in a row. And 85 percent […]
DENVER — A strong winter storm is going to bring heavy snow and strong wind to Colorado on Wednesday. The Pinpoint Weather team issued a Pinpoint Weather Alert Day for Wednesday and Thursday as most of the precipitation starts as rain on Wednesday morning across the Front Range and gradually changes to snow. The wind will increase substantially with sustained wind by late morning of at least 30-65 mph. Here are 13 things to expect from the storm from the […]
BOULDER, Colo. — Virtual reality technology isn’t just for gaming anymore. The University of Colorado Boulder’s Counseling and Psychiatric Services office is using the technology to treat students facing anxiety, depression and phobias – such as fear of heights, flying, public speaking or insects. “Virtual reality allows us to fully immerse students in environments that would otherwise be difficult,” said CU Boulder Counseling and Psychiatric Services Director Monica Ng. This new treatment has been very limited on college campuses until […]
ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — Former Broncos backup quarterback Chad Kelly pled not guilty to a charge of first-degree criminal trespassing in Arapahoe County court on Monday. If convicted, the 24-year-old faces up to three years in prison and a $100,000 fine for allegedly entering an a home uninvited and sitting down on a couch while mumbling incoherently, according to Englewood police. The incident happened following Von Miller’s Halloween party on Oct. 22 at the Gothic Theatre when he left and […]
BUENA VISTA, Colo. — Dierks Bentley’s Seven Peaks Music Festival will return for its second year in Buena Vista this Labor Day weekend. Performers at the three-day Labor Day festival will include Bentley along with Luke Bryan, Maren Morris, Jon Pardi, Travis Tritt, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Diamond Rio. There will be a ’90s country night with artists like Deana Carter, Tracy Lawrence and Bentley’s own ’90s cover band, the Hot Country Knights, in addition to Americana and […]
DENVER — Former Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas was arrested and is in custody for vehicular assault related to a rollover crash earlier this month, the Denver Police Department said Thursday. Thomas, 31, suffered minor injuries in the single-vehicle rollover crash in a vehicle he was driving earlier this month. It happened around 12:20 a.m. on Feb. 16 on Auraria Parkway near 12th Street when he lost control of the vehicle, according to Denver police. It rolled and came […]
DENVER — Widespread flu has been reported in 48 states and doctors believe that people are still going to work and school spreading the virus. According to the CDC, Colorado currently ranks as one of the high risk states for flu like activity with more than 2,000 hospitalizations and two deaths during this flu season. Some doctors say we aren’t doing a good job protecting each other. A recent survey of more than 1,000 full-time employees shows that 38 percent […]
DENVER — Colorado wildlife officials are warning about a new disease that’s killing ducks and geese in the Denver metro area. It’s called “new duck disease” and wildlife officials say it is a bacterial infection that can spread quickly through the large populations of ducks and geese because they tend to congregate in large flocks at this time of year near open water. So far, hundreds of dead waterfowl have been reported all over the metro area and there could […]
DENVER — The Rockies and all-star third baseman Nolan Arenado finalized an eight-year, record-breaking contract, the team announced on Tuesday. The deal, reportedly worth $260 million, gives the Rockies four-time All-Star and six-time Gold Glove winner nearly $32.5 million per year, making him the highest-paid position player ever and the second-highest in baseball history behind the $34.42 million for Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greink. The deal with the Rockies runs through 2026 and has an opt-out clause after three years that […]