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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
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    DENVER — The trial is underway for the handyman accused of causing a Denver apartment building to explode. The blast left nine people injured on Aug. 14, 2018. Todd Perkins is facing a long list of charges, including attempted first-degree murder. During opening arguments on Wednesday morning, prosecutors said Perkins unhooked the gas line at the apartments and deliberately caused the blast. But defense lawyers say there is no forensic evidence that links their client to this case. “What Todd […]

  • Denver real estate agent who shot at attacker speaks out on details of case

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – A local real estate agent attacked during an open house is taking on a new platform and sharing details on the case now that her attacker has been convicted. During the attack last August, Dawna Hetzler, broker and owner of New Dawn Realty Inc. and Metro Brokers Real Estate, was doused in the face with bear spray. The incident occurred about 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 4, 2019. Hetzler was hosting an open house in Commerce City […]

  • Man caught on camera using knife to vandalize Tesla in Conifer

    CONIFER, Colo. – FOX31 has obtained video that captures the moments a man uses a knife to vandalize a woman’s Tesla in the middle of a grocery store parking lot. The victim said this is not the first time she has been targeted for driving a Tesla. The video shows a man with his hood up and hands in his pockets casually walking up to a Tesla, flicking out a knife blade and reportedly doing thousands of dollars in damage. […]

  • Suspect in custody after kidnapping Uber driver

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  • Man arrested for impersonating a police officer now accused of fabricating a CPW uniform

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  • Meeting held to discuss mysterious drone sightings on eastern Plains

    BRUSH, Colo. —  Seventy-seven people from multiple local, state and federal agencies attended a meeting at a golf course in Brush to share information and discuss ways to collaborate effectively when it comes to the mysterious drone sightings in Colorado, according to the FAA. Morgan County Sheriff Dave Martin will be leading a task force that will investigate the drone sightings. The FAA provided the statement below to FOX31 about the meeting and the drone sightings: “We take every drone-sighting […]

  • Firehouse Subs holds fundraiser for family of recent Arvada carjacking

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  • Plane makes rough landing at DIA, no injuries reported

    DENVER —  United Airlines flight 2429 made a rough landing at Denver International Airport just after 7 p.m. Sunday. The flight was a scheduled flight from Newark. No injuries were reported. According to a passenger on the plane, Scott Lowe, once the plane touched down, the passengers on the left side, where he was seated, heard a loud clunk, and a massive cloud of sparks started coming up on left side of plane. Lowe also said that the captain went […]

  • Court update: Attorney of suspect charged in semi truck crash removes himself from case

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  • ‘Candy snatchers’ caught on camera stealing chocolate from shop at Castle Rock outlets

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. – With just six days until Christmas, local business owners say a pair of thieves came into their store and made off with more than $100 dollars in gourmet chocolate. “There was definitely premeditation involved,” Brianna Blaylock said. She owns the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Café at the Outlets at Castle Rock with her husband, Jacob. At first glance, the couple on the surveillance footage appears to be out Christmas shopping, but within minutes, their scheme becomes […]

  • Victim of deadly hit-and-run on West Colfax identified; family urges driver to turn himself in

    DENVER — The children of a woman who was killed in a hit-and-run crash on West Colfax Avenue Tuesday night have an emotional plea for the community. Police say the driver is still on the run – and the family wants him to turn himself in. “I jumped out and I was like, ‘Where’s my mom? Where’s my mom?’ And they told me I couldn’t see her,” Amanda Conquering Bear said of the moments she pulled up to Colfax and learned […]

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