Kim Posey is the weekend anchor on FOX31. You can also see her reports on FOX31 and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 during the week.
This Emmy award winning journalist has lived in Colorado for many years, and knows the area well. She’s traveled the state and the country covering everything from wildfires, to the JonBenet Ramsey case, to the Rockies trip to the World Series.
Kim came to Denver from Phoenix where she worked at KSAZ-TV as a reporter and fill-in anchor. She also worked at KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs and at KAAL-TV in Austin, MN.
Kim earned a Masters Degree in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. She received a BA in Political Science from UCLA. Go Bruins!!!
Kim loves Denver. She has a busy home, keeping up with two little boys and their puppy named Lexi.
CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. — Rick Hogge says he was visiting Colorado from Texas with a group of friends who go on motorcycle trips every year. Earlier this month, the group hit the trail on Schofield Pass near Crested Butte, riding their bikes down rocky and narrow trails. “I would say it’s pretty technical,” Hogge said in a FaceTime interview. He had a video camera on his helmet when he flew off a cliff and into the cold water of the […]
DENVER — Betty Eikermann spends her mornings playing balloon volleyball and tending to the garden at Clermont Park Life Plan Community in Denver. Her daughter-in-law, Kelsey, said Betty really needed an extra level of care after tests showed she had some serious memory issues. Betty can vividly remember her childhood, but she can’t remember what she ate for breakfast or how old she is. One in three seniors will die with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia, and experts say more research […]
DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — A local woman who lost her husband to suicide is raising awareness about law enforcement mental health. Tom Staples was a husband, a father and a sergeant with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. His wife, Joanna, says he loved to be outdoors and to barbecue, and he had a great sense of humor. However, she says his best quality was his servant’s heart. “He loved and lived to serve and help others, and he was good […]
DENVER — Denver police need help finding three good Samaritans who helped a woman escape from an alleged attacker at Sloan’s Lake Park Thursday evening. The woman says she was attacked on the south side of the park near West 17th Avenue and Utica Street. According to an affidavit, the attacker chased after the woman who was walking the trail, “put his arm around her in a choke hold position and tackled her to the ground.” The woman kicked and […]
LITTLETON, Colo. — A neurosurgeon at Littleton Adventist Hospital is the first to ever use a new imaging device during deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery for a patient with Parkinson’s disease. During DBS, a surgeon implants electrodes in the brain to control tremor or other symptoms. Dr. David VanSickle uses a robotic technique while a patient is under anesthesia, which is different from other surgeons who keep the patient awake during surgery. Now, VanSickle can also use an advanced computed […]
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — As a teacher at Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch, Jason Cochrane has seen cell phones distract kids during class. “Over the years cell phones have definitely started to disrupt some of the time, or the educational time, I would like to have with those kids,” he said. So now he uses an app called Pocket Points, to help minimize those disruptions in class. “It monitors how much non-use they have of their cell phone,” […]
LITTLETON, Colo. — A group of Littleton parents were relieved their kids made it home from Florida safely Monday, as Hurricane Dorian continued to move toward the U.S. coast. The Chatfield High School football teams had raised money for months so that they could go to Orlando to play other teams, and then go on a weekend cruise to the Caribbean. But Hurricane Dorian changed everything, and the cruise was rerouted. Damion Simcox, a father, explained that the cruise was […]
GOLDEN, Colo. — Golden police are now linking one of their vehicle theft cases to Quin Scaggs. The teenager spent two months on the run after breaking out of the Lookout Mountain Youth Services Center in June. He was arrested this week in Colorado Springs, and now Golden police confirm they have DNA evidence linking Scaggs to a stolen car in Golden. About 3 a.m. on June 25, Brandon Bortles heard a loud noise outside his Golden home. He looked […]
THORNTON, Colo. — The drills at Pinnacle Charter School in Thornton take active shooter training to a whole new level. The older students learn the art of the takedown, and how to assist a teacher by pinning the arms and legs of a bad guy. They learn basic self defense, and CPR. The school partnered with TAC*ONE Consulting and Impact Safety of Colorado to provide the active shooter training for students ages K-12. The training varies by age, and is […]
CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The Centers for Disease Control is now investigating 193 cases of severe lung disease related to e-cigarettes or vaping, including one in Colorado. The “ongoing outbreak” is particularly alarming because Colorado has the highest youth vaping rate in the country. At Greenwood Pediatrics in Centennial, Dr. Dan Feiten said the issue of vaping is taking on a new urgency. “We see teens with chronic cough, and we now ask about vaping. Sometimes it’s hard to know whether […]
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — The Broomfield Police Department is searching for a man who allegedly attempted to kidnap a teenage girl Monday afternoon. BPD said that around 4:15 p.m., it was notified of an attempted abduction on Whitney Circle in the Broadlands neighborhood. The area is near West 144th Avenue and Lowell Boulevard. “A young teenager told Officers she was walking home from school when a man got out of a parked pickup truck and attempted to physically push her inside,” […]
DENVER — Denver hit 99 degrees Monday, breaking the previous record high for Aug. 19 of 97. The heat made for a sweltering first day of school for Denver Public Schools students, especially because 60 DPS schools do not have air conditioning. In some classrooms at Stedman Elementary School in Park Hill, the blinds were closed, the lights were off and the fans were running. Stedman was built in the 1920s and is one of the 60 DPS schools with […]