Keagan Harsha is one of FOX31 Denver’s weekend anchors. He is also a reporter during the week.
Keagan grew up just a few states to the north in Montana. However, he comes to Denver from El Paso, Texas where he was the main anchor for KTSM-TV, the NBC affiliate.
Before KTSM, Keagan held anchoring and reporting positions at WCAX, the CBS affiliate in Burlington, Vermont. He also worked as a weekend anchor and reporter at KULR, the NBC affiliate in Billings, Montana. He has won of several Emmy and Edward R. Murrow awards for his reporting in those states.
Keagan is a graduate of the University of Montana and is an avid Griz fan. He also grew up a huge Colorado Rockies fan and is ecstatic to finally live in a state with like-minded fans who can support him during those losing seasons. Outside of work, Keagan loves hiking and exploring the great outdoors. He and his family are on a quest to visit every national park and the high point of every state. He’s gotten to about half of them so far.
WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. — Eric Downey and his wife Heather Ashburn look like any other family to an outsider. However, a much darker reality is always lurking for this family of five. In this case it’s right beyond the park. A hotel just a few hundred yards away is the family’s temporary home. “It’s just so embarrassing. We’ve lost three jobs in the last year due to homelessness,” said Ashburn. “Hotels are made for vacations and getaways, not for living […]
Dating apps dangers are as old as the apps themselves. Every year police encounter victims who met their attacker online. “They have sexually assaulted these women. robbed them, and hurt them in other ways,” explains Kendra House, a sex assault crimes investigator from Maryland, and an expert on dating app dangers. This weekend a Colorado woman claims it happened to her. According to a probably cause statement obtained by FOX31, the alleged victim says she was held captive and raped […]
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Spend enough time on a football field and you’ll hear someone say it: Football is just a game. That is true, but every once in a while, a game becomes something more. Sometimes, sports can heal. It happened at Columbine High School in the days and weeks following what was once our nation’s deadliest school shooting 20 years ago. “Retrospectively, looking back, I had instant baggage,” said Mike Rotolo, a former Columbine Rebel football player who […]
WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A Westminster woman says she feels lucky to be alive after an unidentified object fell from the sky and through the sunroof into her SUV. Kay Jacobs Nordeen was driving on US 36 to Boulder, as she passed under the McCaslin Pedestrian Bridge when she suddenly hears something hit her vehicle, she still does not know what it was that hit her car. “Just a huge boom came crashing down. Boom, that’s all I heard out of […]
DENVER — A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a man suspected of raping and robbing a southeast Denver woman before stealing her car on March 31. Jerome Lekendrick Lucas, 34, is wanted on a warrant for sexual assault, burglary, auto theft and kidnapping. Metro Denver Crime Stoppers issued a bulletin about Lucas Friday. It did not specify why he is wanted for kidnapping. Lucas has many tattoos and goes by a number of names, […]
DENVER — A vandal is creating headaches for several homeowners in the Curtis Park neighborhood. Someone has been spray painting multiple properties in the area, and just recently, the vandal was caught on camera. John Pirkopf’s “Ring” doorbell camera caught the man vandalizing and spray painting a wall behind his home. “You can see it from the front of our house. You can see it from pretty far away. It’s a pretty bold tag,” said Pikopf. “I just think it’s […]
LITTLETON, Colo. — Parents are calling for drastic changes at Arapahoe High School in Littleton after a string of student suicides and the recent arrests of two teachers accused of sexually assaulting students. Allie Hanson graduated from Arapahoe High in 2015 after a difficult four years there. She says she tried to commit suicide five times, once inside the school. “I swallowed 80 pills. It was rough. I was getting bullied in the school,” she said. Allie was also just […]
DENVER — Denver police are looking for a man who attacked and sexually assaulted a woman when she went to take out the trash. It happened Sunday at the Rain Tree town homes and condominiums in southeast Denver, in the 6600 block of East Arizona Avenue. Denver police are releasing very few details about what happened, but do confirm the assault and robbery occurred. Most of the details about the incident were provided to the FOX31 Problem Solvers by residents […]
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Kaylee Tyner wasn’t even born when 13 people were murdered at Columbine High School, but the massacre is never far from Tyner’s mind. “Growing up in the Columbine community is like one of the biggest aspects of why I care about gun prevention violence so much,” Tyner said. Tyner has started the ‘My Last Shot Campaign.’ She’s trying to convince students and others across the country to demand that photos of their murders be published if […]
LONE TREE, Colo. — Dan Scholle remembers feeling optimistic the day he was wheeled into the operating room for elective back surgery. “I was happy. I took a selfie because I was going to go get this fixed and eight to 12 weeks later, I’d be back to work,” he said. Eight hours later, he looked like a completely different man. “I know I coded on the table during surgery. I was pretty close to dying,” Scholle said. Scholle underwent […]
From the air, Crested Butte looks like a snow globe. It’s a beautiful winter wonderland that will take your breath away. It took Alex Theaker’s breath away, to the point he almost died. “I don’t have a fear of death. I just laid it down and surrendered,” he said. On March 8, Theaker was at work shoveling snow away from a vent on a home, when snow slid off the roof and right on top of him. “It just buried […]
ELIZABETH, Colo. — Stranded motorists were still being rescued from cars in Elbert County 24 hours after being stranded during Wednesday’s blizzard. The cars started piling up like dominoes in some parts of the county during the storm. John Braddock was headed home from work when he slid off the road while going up a hill. “The wind was blowing so hard, you couldn’t see the road at all. The whole truck was rocking when I was in it, so […]