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.
FORT MORGAN, Colo. — A renter is accused of turning a Fort Morgan home into a large marijuana grow house. “There were plants everywhere with fans all across the ceiling. I can’t wrap my brain around it. I’ve gone over it at least a thousand times in my head,” homeowner Holly Smith said. Smith now lives in Texas, but rents out her home in Fort Morgan through a property management company called Denver Realty Group. She says she never really […]
AURORA, Colo — The holiday season can be stressful, but for Leticia Thomas, this year it’s almost unbearable. She’s been without a car for two and a half months, waiting for a part that never seems to arrive. Her 2014 Chevy Malibu is sitting at Len Lyall Chevrolet waiting to be fixed. The dealership says a big backlog for car parts from General Motors is to blame, the result of a 40 day long strike earlier this fall. On September […]
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — An off-duty police officer helped track down a suspected serial rapist in Fort Collins last week, the Lakewood Police Department said Tuesday. The officer recognized the van and trailer of 49-year-old Darrell Wall on Friday afternoon. With the help of the Fort Collins Police Department, Wall was arrested, then taken to the Jefferson County Jail where he was booked on several felony warrants, including sexual assault and false imprisonment. Wall appeared in court on Tuesday and […]
DENVER — On a windy, cold day when most neighbors are busy shoveling out, David Huhn is digging in. Snow is the substitute teacher’s canvas. After nearly every snowstorm, Huhn creates elaborate snow sculptures in his front yard in the 2200 block of South Lafayette Street in south Denver. It’s something he’s been doing more most of the last decade. “I don’t think we do enough artistic stuff in life. We leave that to the professionals,” Huhn said. Huhn doesn’t […]
LONE TREE, Colo. — After four years of frustration and worry, Dan Scholle is finally receiving some good news. A jury this week awarded the Navy veteran more than $9 million, finding Sky Ridge Medical Center and two surgeons — Dr. Michael Rauzzino and Dr. Edward Ehrichs — were negligent in his care. Scholle had elective back surgery in 2015. He claims the surgeons tore a nickel-sized hole in his iliac vein during surgery and then made the problem worse […]
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Six months after the STEM School shooting in Highlands Ranch, the Douglas County Commissioners’ Office announced a new plan to spend more than $13 million on school safety and mental health assistance. This is a one-time expense for the county, with the biggest amount of money, $9 million, to be used for physical school safety, according to the commissioners’ office. Sixty-eight percent of the funds will go to public schools, 14% to charter schools and 4% […]
WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A brewery in Westminster is accepting holiday packages in an effort to stem thefts from porch pirates. Chris Miser is the owner of Frolic Brewing Company. He is encouraging people to ship their packages to the brewery’s facility on Zuni Street near West 128th Avenue. Miser has a large space currently under renovation where he is offering to store packages for free until people can pick them up after work. “We live in a nice community area […]
DENVER — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public’s help tracking down a man accused of robbing at least a dozen businesses across the United States at gunpoint, including five in Colorado. Authorities say the suspect is Lloyd Eugene Rhodes. He has been dubbed the “Make Yourself at Home Bandit” because he allegedly robs businesses after spending the night inside of them. The crime spree started at Temple Nightclub just south of downtown Denver on July 28. Three […]
DENVER — It’s another frustrating start to the work week for people who rely on RTD. Around 100 trips were canceled on Monday, caused by operator shortages. “This is pretty typical. Fridays and Mondays are a little bit worse for us,” explained RTD Spokesperson Tina Jaquez. Hundreds of people arrived to work late. Others experienced delays headed home. Jerry Widener was one of them. Widener uses RTD to commute to work six days a week. “I’m at my wits end, […]
DENVER — A man broke into a Denver home while children were inside. None of them were hurt in the incident. Lanae Hargrove says the break-in happened on Nov. 4. Five of her six children — including a 19-year-old — were home at the time. She was at work. “I panicked. I drove going like 80 when I wasn’t supposed to be,” said Hargrove. Hargrove is a Lyft driver. She says a man broke into her home near Marston Lake […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The state has suspended the license for Play Mountain Place daycare in Colorado Springs after 26 children were found behind a false wall in the owner’s basement. All of the children are under the age of three. The owner, 58-year-old Carla Faith, is being investigated. A total of three adult workers were arrested, but those charges were cancelled pending an ongoing investigation. On Wednesday, the department asked the Colorado Springs police to assist with a welfare […]
TELLER COUNTY, Colo. — Colorado Springs police were justified in their fatal shooting of De’Von Bailey, a grand jury in Teller County decided Wednesday. Bailey, 19, was shot on Aug. 3 following reports of an armed robbery. Bailey was shot in the back and elbow while running from two Colorado Springs officers. Police body camera footage shows officers talking to Bailey and another man about the robbery. Bailey runs as he is about to be searched. An officer can be heard […]