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.

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Recent Articles
  • Thieves target small businesses in Thornton; allegedly siphon gas

    THORNTON, Colo. – Police in Thornton are investigating a string of smash and grab business burglaries. “I was shaking. I was just like, I can’t believe this happened to us. I felt very violated,” Owner of Crystal Clear Water & Ice, LLC & Snack Shop, Lisa Barrocas said. A pair of hooded criminals broke into Barrocas’ store. In less than 20 seconds, one suspect swipes candy from the shelves while the other looks for cash. “What are you going to […]

  • Sunday morning church fire leads to arson investigation in Longmont

    LONGMONT, Colo. — An arson investigation is underway after police say a man broke into a historic church in Longmont and set it on fire. Police say a man broke into the CENTRAL Longmont Presbyterian Church on Kimbark Street at 5:40 a.m. on Sunday. Fire investigators say suspect used accelerant to start the fire. The fire caused more than $5,000 in damage, but the alleged perpetrator was caught on camera. As the sun filtered through the trees along Kimbark Street […]

  • ‘Like God just gave me a big ol’ hug’: Uber driver Michael Hancock released from jail

    DENVER — Michael Hancock was released from jail Thursday afternoon after 16 months behind bars. The Denver Uber driver was accused of first-degree murder in the death of Hun Soo Kim. Earlier Thursday, he was acquitted of all charges. When leaving the Denver County Jail, FOX31 reporter Kristin Haubrich asked him what it felt like to be released. “Like God just gave me a big ol’ hug,” Hancock said. “Thank you.” I was the only reporter to talk to Michael […]

  • Day one of jury deliberations in Denver Uber shooting case ends with no verdict

    DENVER — The fate of Uber driver Michael Hancock hangs in the balance as a jury deliberates whether he acted in self-defense or killed his passenger in cold blood. The jury began deliberations at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. It did not reach a verdict as of 5 p.m. Hancock’s defense team is looking for a full acquittal, while the prosecution is seeking a first-degree murder conviction. A 12-person jury is working to determine if Hancock acted in self-defense on the morning […]

  • Jurors to decide if Uber driver killed passenger in self-defense

    DENVER — The fate of Uber driver Michael Hancock is now in the hands of a jury. Closing arguments ended at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday and the jury will start deliberating the first-degree murder case Wednesday morning. Did Hancock shoot his passenger in self-defense, or was it first-degree murder with the intent to kill? That is the question a 12-person jury must answer. During closing arguments of the trial, the prosecution used Hancock’s own words on the stand against him. They […]

  • Caught on Camera: Road Rage and hit-and-run crash in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. —   A violent hit and run road rage incident in Aurora was caught on camera. FOX31 is talking to the victim about the moments she says a gun was pulled on her. This intense road rage fight was all over a left-hand turn near the intersection of Quincy and Buckley. “She comes out. She pulls out the gun, points it right at me and she tells me what do you think now? What do you think now?” Jissell Ruelas […]

  • Lawyer: Uber driver killed passenger in self-defense

    DENVER — An Uber driver charged with first-degree murder in the death of a passenger shot the man in self-defense after he touched, punched and pulled his hair as he was speeding down an interstate, his lawyer told jurors Tuesday. In opening arguments in Michael Hancock’s trial, Johnna Stuart said Hancock asked a driver who stopped to help to call 911 and then urged a dispatcher to send help to save Hyun Soo Kim, 45, after shooting him on Interstate […]

  • Castle Rock woman warns of scam involving people posing as electric company workers

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — A local woman is warning others about scammers who are going door to door and posing as employees of an electric company. At 3:30 p.m. on July 16, Laura Marlowe got a knock at the door from a man claiming to be with her electric company, Intermountain Rural Electric Association. Marlowe lives in the Plainsong area of the Meadows neighborhood in Castle Rock. “He had his clipboard and IREA was the biggest thing on that clipboard […]

  • Evidence laid out against STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting suspect

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — A teenager charged in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting that killed one of his classmates appeared in court Tuesday for a hearing to determine whether prosecutors have enough evidence to go to trial. Devon Erickson, 19, sat next to his lawyers and watched closely as Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Det. Brian Pereira testified at the start of the three-day hearing that revealed some new details surrounding the May 7 shooting. Erickson and 16-year-old Alec McKinney are […]

  • Driver sought in Thornton hit-and-run crash that left pedestrian in critical condition

    THORNTON, Colo. — The Thornton Police Department is asking for the public’s help to find the driver of a hit-and-run crash that left a pedestrian severely injured. The 63-year-old victim is in critical condition. He was walking with a cane in a marked crosswalk when police say the driver of a truck hit him. “You can actually see where he was lying. It’s the two dots in the road,” said Laura Snidow, co-owner of Cliks Auto Body Care at West […]

  • Thieves steal 88-year-old’s $6,000 trike from Thornton assisted living center

    THORNTON, Colo. — A grandmother is without her wheels after thieves made off with her recumbent trike valued at $6,000. It was stolen from outside her assisting living home. “There’s a very steep downhill and we just go screaming down that hill. It’s so much fun,” Cynthia Ziegler said. At 88 years old, Ziegler is still a kid at heart. She loves to feel the wind blow through her hair while riding her red, three-wheeled trike. “Oh, it’s just hop […]

  • Student arrested after bringing handgun to Smoky Hill High School in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — A student was arrested after bringing a gun onto the Smoky Hill High School campus in Aurora on Thursday, the Cherry Creek School District said. “Today, a parent called the school to report that a student was potentially in possession of a gun at Smoky Hill High School,” according to a letter sent by the district to parents. The Aurora Police Department said it was notified by the school. Officers found the student, who was searched and […]

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