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.
DENVER — A local woman is speaking out to the FOX31 Problem Solvers after she says a contractor bailed on the job and left her with a house that’s unlivable. “There’s no electrical, there’s no plumbing, nothing. There’s no roofing. The water is coming through because there’s no roof,” Martha Saucedo said. Saucedo and her children moved into her mother Martha’s home on Race Street two years ago. Martha suffered a stroke and needed help around the house. Saucedo hired […]
DENVER — The Office of Emergency Management for the City and County of Denver has a plan already in motion ahead of Wednesday’s severe weather. When disaster hits, the OEM acts as a command center. It coordinates all of the city’s resources during a large, complex emergency. “Tornadoes, blizzards, all the way to acts of terrorism,” said Ryan Broughton, the executive director of Denver’s OEM. Broughton is in communication with the National Weather Service in Boulder and will have eyes […]
FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Police in Northern Colorado are on the lookout for an intruder after a college student woke up to a man standing next to her bed. This happened a block from the CSU Campus. “It’s definitely alarming,” CSU student, Leslie Zielske said. At 5:20 a.m. Monday, police said a college woman woke up to an intruder standing in her bedroom. “Seeing someone standing up next to your bed, that would be terrifying,” Sophomore student, Elyse Brueggemann said. […]
DENVER — The Denver Police Department is warning about a new scam that starts out as a simple favor and could cost you money if you’re not careful. It’s called the “phone a friend” scam and it starts off with someone asking you to borrow your phone – but it’s actually a ploy to rip you off. “I would probably allow them to make a phone call,” Kristi LaBarge said. “This is the first time I’ve heard about that,” Josh […]
DENVER – Thursday marked one year since the deadly Emerson apartment fire broke out in Denver’s North Capitol Hill neighborhood. Two construction workers died in the fire at 1833 Emerson Street. “Coming to work today was definitely heavy on my mind,” Susie Wolcott said. Wolcott was working at Denver Family Dental on the day of the fire. Their building had to be condemned because of the extent of the fire damage. One year after the Emerson fire, the terrifying sight […]
DENVER — City officials are sounding off after a Denver home was tagged with racist graffiti over the weekend. Despite several offers to clean it up, the homeowners said they want the spray-paint to stay, for now. That’s because they want to spark a conversation on the roots of racism. “It just shakes up your reality,” victim, Devin Meade said. The “n word” is scrawled in blue paint. There’s a cartoon images of a lynching. All of this covers a […]
DENVER — A Denver home has been tagged with racist graffiti and the victim believes this crime stems from an ongoing parking dispute with his neighbor. “He tried to prepare me, he said take a deep breath before you see this,” Devin Meade said. But nothing could prepare Meade for this blatant racist vandalism. Scrawled on the front of her and her husband’s home, and on several boards, is an expletive followed by the “n” word. The suspect also drew […]
LOVELAND, Colo – A teenage girl is recovering after being viciously attacked at popular Loveland park. The girl’s mother is desperate to find the person responsible. “The guy, literally — in one punch — busted her nose,” Andrea Marsh said. Mehaffey Park is typically filled with people doing skateboard tricks and dutiful dog owners, but on Tuesday afternoon, it became the scene of a brutal attack. “When I first saw her in the hospital bed, her eye was swollen shut,” […]
DENVER – A lesbian couple is angered after a local videographer refused to film their wedding – citing religious beliefs. This is reminiscent of the controversy surrounding the Masterpiece Cake shop in Lakewood, once again bringing up the conflict of religious beliefs and the state’s anti-discrimination laws. “It’s like a punch right here,” Amanda Broadway said. Anna Suhyda and Amanda Broadway said they were turned away for wanting a same-sex wedding. “It was upsetting,” Anna Suhyda said. In the bliss […]
DENVER — Two Colorado high school wrestlers made history on Saturday, becoming the first females to place at the state tournament. Angel Rios of Valley High School and Jaslynn Gallegos of Skyview High School needed one win each to make history at the 84th Colorado High School Activities Association tournament at the Pepsi Center. Rios finished fourth and Gallegos fifth in the Class 3A 106-pound weight class. Brendan Johnston of The Classical Academy forfeited his matches against the girls. He […]
DENVER — Teachers in Denver Public Schools went on strike on Monday after failing to reach a pay deal. The district said despite its central office staff and substitutes, there was a shortage of more than 800 teachers. Officials said students received instruction in larger groups and there are no plans to close schools on Tuesday. The district said of the 4,725 teachers serving in noncharter schools, 2,631 did not report to school. The Denver Classroom Teachers Association said more […]
LITTLETON, Colo. — Officials have identified the two people who were killed in a crash following a high-speed pursuit in the south metro area early Wednesday. The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office announced Thursday that both Jayne Frances Davicsin, 25, and Ryan Scott Carter, 27, died of injuries sustained in the crash. Davicsin and Carter were in a vehicle that was struck by a Mitsubishi being driven by 20-year-old Deanna Bixby, according to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office. The crash occurred at […]