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
  • Fake puppy breeder scams buyers through websites

    Becky Blackford and her four kids were looking online for an addition to the family, when they fell in love with a French bulldog puppy named Emma. “Once we got the video, we were like, ‘Oh, we can`t wait to get her,” Blackford said. “All the kids were excited.” They found her on the website Lakeside Puppies Home. The Blackfords were impressed by the testimonials. And they said the breeder seemed selective, asking questions like, “What type of environment do […]

  • Spike in benzene levels found at Greeley elementary school

    GREELEY, Colo. – A Greeley mother is calling for Colorado Gov. Jared Polis to take action after the state health department found elevated levels of benzene at an elementary school near an oil and gas site. Patricia Nelson is demanding a shut-down of an oil and gas extraction operation that is located 1,200 feet from the front door of Bella Romero Academy 4-8 Campus. She says she is worried about the students’ health. “When the bell lets out, kids are […]

  • Accused 16-year-old STEM School shooter to stand trial as adult

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — One of two teenagers accused of opening fire at a Douglas County School will be tried as an adult, a judge ruled Wednesday. Douglas County District Court Judge Jeffrey Holmes denied a request by the defense to move the case involving 16-year-old Alec McKinney to juvenile court. RELATED: Judge’s ruling to try Alec McKinney as an adult The May 7 shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch left one student , Kendrick Castillo, dead and eight other […]

  • Fort Lupton police officer, suspect critically wounded in shooting

    FORT LUPTON, Colo. — An officer and a suspect are in critical condition after a shooting on Monday night, the Fort Lupton Police Department said. The shooting happened outside a home east of Highway 85 in the 200 block of Ponderosa Place about 10:40 p.m. Officers were responding to a call about a man with a gun who was trying to make contact with a person inside a home. As police arrived, investigators say the man opened fire, shooting and […]

  • Decision to try accused STEM shooter as adult or juvenile now in hands of judge

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — The decision to try accused 16-year-old mass school shooter Alec McKinney as an adult or a juvenile is now in the hands of a judge. During Wednesday’s testimony, the prosecution called Maria Castillo to the stand. She is the mother of Kendrick Castillo, who was killed in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting. “I visit Kendrick’s gravestone every day, even after this court, when it’s dark, I go and tell him good night and that I […]

  • Man steals truck, valuables from west Denver co-op

    DENVER — A nonprofit community center in west Denver is picking up the pieces after a devastating burglary. Employees are hoping someone will recognize the suspect’s distinctive walk — as seen on their surveillance video — and help get him off the streets. Organizers of the “Co-op at 1st” say this crime hurts the community the most, because they say so many rely on the co-op for help. “You feel violated and extremely sad,” said Mavis Salazar, owner of Ceiba USA, […]

  • Defense tries to get STEM School Highlands Ranch case sent to juvenile court

    CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — A reverse transfer hearing for one of the accused STEM School Highlands Ranch shooters continued Tuesday. Alec McKinney’s former high school dean took the stand in the hearing that the defense team is using to get the case sent back to juvenile court. Casey Turnbaugh said in testimony that the 16-year-old was “on his radar” a year before the May school shooting. At his previous school, Turnbaugh said McKinney often skipped class and was suspended for […]

  • Denver holds vigil for car crash victims on global day of remembrance

    DENVER, Colo. – Residents in Denver gathered on Sunday night to remember the victims of fatal car crashes as part of an international effort. Sunday’s vigil coincides with the United Nations World Day of Remembrance which is dedicated to crash victims and their families on a global level. At the vigil, small flames danced against the night. The flames represent the vibrant lives of 235 people killed on Denver’s streets since the city became a “Vision Zero” city in 2016. […]

  • Caught on camera: Vandals spray paint 20 cars in Fort Collins

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Surveillance video shows two women spray painting cars in Fort Collins. Police are asking for the community’s help tracking down the suspects. “They were just walking and held the nozzle down and sprayed all the way down our car,” victim Lauren Leggio said. In the surveillance video, one can see two women in baggy sweatshirts casually walk down Ash Drive. Then, one stops to spray paint the side mirror of a pickup truck. “It’s just frustrating […]

  • Denver-area Lyft passenger describes racist attack, harassment by driver

    DENVER — A local mother says her Lyft ride home turned into racial harassment and attempted kidnapping as the driver veered off the route. The ride-share company has since fired the driver as police investigate. On the night of Oct. 6, Lizbeth Ligon landed at Denver International Airport and ordered a Lyft to get home. She says she was looking forward to getting home to her kids. “I pulled up my app, requested the ride,” Ligon said. Ligon got into […]

  • Loveland homicide investigation turns into deadly shootout with SWAT team

    LOVELAND, Colo. — A homicide investigation turned deadly Monday night during a shootout between a woman and police. According to the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office, about 7:15 p.m., a Loveland Police Department officer responded to a home in the 3300 block of Cuchara Court on a welfare check following a report of a possible homicide. The officer found a dead man inside the home’s garage. According to the sheriff’s office, the officer backed out of the garage and LPD SWAT […]

  • Fort Collins town homes damaged by July hailstorm still not repaired

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A summer hailstorm blew out windows and caused extensive damage to a northern Colorado town house complex — but it has been more than four months with no repairs. Shards of glass still hang from the windows that residents say is a safety concern. The insurance company handling the claim has to answer to the state on why it’s taking so long to fix. The storm hit on July 5 and tore through the Sage Creek […]

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