Award-winning journalist, Kristin Haubrich, joined the FOX 31 and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 team, as a Reporter in December of 2017. Before moving to Denver, Kristin was a Reporter at KOLD News 13 in Tucson, Arizona.
But Kristin is no stranger to Colorado. She accepted her first live-reporting job at KREX in Grand Junction, on the Western Slope. She also worked as a Reporter/Anchor in Colorado Springs at KKTV 11 News where she was honored to receive the Colorado Broadcasters Association Award for “Best Specialty Reporter during Breaking News.” Kristin was also notably involved in KKTV’s 130 hours of continuous coverage during the devastating Waldo Canyon Fire in 2012.
Kristin grew up in Minnesota, working with her parents and brothers in their family-owned Dairy Queen. She graduated from the College of Saint Benedict, where she ran competitively in Cross Country and Track and Field. Kristin served as a captain and held the 1500 Meter school record. She was President of the Student-Athlete-Advisory committee and was also a Big Brother/Big Sister Mentor. After college, she qualified to run the Boston Marathon.
Kristin is thrilled to be back in Colorado! In her free time she enjoys, running, mountain biking, skiing the slopes, volunteering, reading, or hiking with her mini-Husky, Hudson.
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A bike shop is putting out a word of warning after someone has been using their name to commit fraud in a string of bike thefts. John Lambert, manager of Recycled Cycles, near south College Avenue, made a stunning discovery. “One of my friends text me and asked if I was still selling a bike online and I responded with, what?” Lambert said. After he investigated, Lambert discovered a man was allegedly taking photos of bikes […]
LOVELAND, Colo. — Bags of trash and overgrown weeds have neighbors frustrated as code violations stack up at home in Loveland. Now the city is taking action. “It’s like a fortress of weeds,” Merry Noyes said. Noyes and her husband said they are living next to an overgrown jungle. The property is near Kathryn Drive and Goldenrod Lane in Loveland. “In my opinion, it’s a fire hazard. It’s so dry right now with these weeds and nobody’s doing anything,” Noyes […]
DENVER – The driver accused of causing a deadly multi-vehicle hit-and-run crash in Montbello on Sunday evening has been arrested. The Denver Police Department identified the driver as 26-year-old Jesus Molina Gamboa. The crash occurred at East 46th Avenue and North Chambers Road. “We started hearing the ambulances and fire department,” Laura Cedillo-Perez said. She was at home on Sunday night when she heard the result of the crash. Officers said Molina Gamboa was driving recklessly and speeding south on […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo — Dozens gathered outside the Colorado Springs Police Department on Tuesday morning for a press conference and rally. The group demanded answers after a police shooting that left a black teenager dead. “CSPD, we do not trust you,” said Promise Lee, pastor at Relevant World Ministries, during the rally. “We demand transparency,” one crowd member yelled. With signs in hand and their voices amplified, a crowd stood in front of CSPD headquarters to send a message. “If […]
FORT COLLINS, Colo — The search is on to find the woman who allegedly stole wigs designed for cancer patients from a family-owned business in northern Colorado. “This is our most popular wig. It looks really natural. The coloring is fantastic,” Marcia Lilly said. Marcia and Brandon Lilly own The Life of the Party. It’s a costume store in Fort Collins that the family says is home to the largest selections of wigs in northern Colorado. “These are our mid-level […]
EL PASO, Texas — A Colorado couple who lost their daughter in the Aurora theater shooting are traveling the country to help others impacted by mass shootings. “She was full of life and embracing it,” Sandy Phillips said to FOX31 over the phone from her hotel room in El Paso, Texas. July 20, 2012 was the night Sandy and Lonnie Phillips’ lives were forever changed. “Gone just like that. Just gone,” Sandy said. Their daughter, Jessi, was inside Aurora’s Century […]
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Law enforcement agencies across Jefferson County are teaming up to focus on the Sixth Avenue Freeway and Interstate 70 — all in an effort to make roadways safer. FOX31 rode along with Lakewood police on Thursday morning. The top offense was speeding. “Eighty-eight (mph). It’s a sedan in lane one,” Lakewood police Agent Mark O’Donnell said. “So far, I’ve got three out here this morning: 94, 88 and 90. And what’s the speed limit? 65.” O’Donnell […]
MORRISON, Colo. — Officials are investigating the killing of a deer which had to be killed after it was shot with two arrows in Willow Springs in Morrison. The wounds were fatal, said Jason Clay, a public information officer with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, so the deer had to be put down. “It is not hunting season, this was poaching,” he said in an email. “Poachers are criminals and should be dealt with as such.” Anyone with information is asked […]
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A local real estate agent survived an attack by a man she was showing an open house to in Commerce City. At 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, real estate agent Dawna Hetzler of New Dawn Realty and Metro Brokers Elite pulled up to the Aspen Hills Condominiums for her scheduled open house. Hetzler has been in real estate for 14 years. As she turned on the lights at the home, a man knocked on the front door. He […]
DENVER — People living in Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood are on alert because criminals are stealing from their locked cars without any forced entry. Millions of Americans use a keyless entry fob. It’s a convenient way to lock and unlock a car, but criminals are using a device to grab that signal while keys are inside a home. On Sunday night, Paul Brown hung his keys by the front door. But when he woke up on Monday morning, he discovered […]
ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after several cars were shot near Interstate 25 and U.S. 36 Sunday. Four people are in custody. At 7:10 p.m., the sheriff’s office said deputies were at 1212 Lipan Dr. The address is in an unincorporated part of Adams County, not far from U.S. 36 and North Pecos Street. The sheriff’s office says there are no reports of serious injuries. It described the scene on Lipan Drive as “active.” […]
LAKEWOOD, Colo. — The man allegedly at the center of a brawl at a youth baseball game in Lakewood appeared in court Wednesday. Video appears to show Ean Vigil, 30, throwing several punches. In the days following the fight, Lakewood police asked the public for helping tracking down Vigil, identifying him as a man wearing teal shorts. A total of 11 adults and one teenager have been cited for disorderly conduct for their actions at the baseball game. So far, seven […]