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.
ANTONITO, Colo. – A New Mexico man’s social media post is gaining a lot of attention. Michael Garcia, a fishing guide, reportedly filmed his dog attacking and killing a fawn. He then called it a “big game kill” on Instagram. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says it is actively investigating the incident. “Unethical on his part and un-remorseful,” said Clint Lockhart, one of many Coloradans outraged over the Instagram post. In Garcia’s post, which has since been deleted, a caption reads: […]
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 […]
DENVER — A 4-year-old Denver girl was killed in a suspected drunk driving crash on Saturday. Police say the woman accused of causing the crash is a habitual traffic offender. Alayah “Lay Lay” Harbin was in the back seat of a vehicle being driven by 28-year-old Shaquea Smith. The family says the girls mother was also in the car. Police say their vehicle was hit by another car at the intersection of Bruce Randolph Avenue and Columbine Street in the […]
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — A local family turned to the FOX31 Problem Solvers for help after their venue doubled-booked them less than two weeks before their daughter’s special day. They said they still don’t have their deposit back. Carolyn Gonzalez has been preparing for her quinceañera for months. “It was going to be my night. The hall I fell in love with,” Gonzalez said. It’s the celebration of her 15th birthday, to mark the passage from childhood to young womanhood, […]
ARVADA, Colo. — A local teenage girl is speaking out after she was shot in the head with a BB gun. The assault happened in broad daylight near Ralston Road and Garrison Street in Arvada last week. “It just kept going like, ‘Pop, pop, pop, pop, pop, pop,’” said the 14-year-old girl, who wanted her identity protected. Sprayed with BB gunfire, the teen said she was at the KFC off Ralston with friends about 4 p.m. on July 12 when two […]
DENVER — The FOX31 Problem Solvers launched an investigation after dozens of tenants at four separate Advenir locations complained of issues ranging from mice to mold, and the Problem Solvers want you to know that renters have rights. “We noticed droppings everywhere and then they started scurrying into our kitchen,” Rachel Brown, tenant of the Advenir Lowry location, said. Several tenants said they are stuck living in a place that is hazardous to their health. “There’s mildew and leak stains […]
DENVER — Issues are mounting at several Denver-area apartment complexes that are all owned by the same company. On Tuesday, the FOX31 Problem Solvers reported on problems at the Advenir at Cherry Creek North. Now, tenants at Advenir Lowry, Advenir Stapleton and Advenir Del Arte in Aurora have reached out to the Problem Solvers to shed light on what they call “unlivable conditions.” “Oh, it’s absolutely disgust,” said Rachel Brown, a former tenant at the Lowry location. Problems at the […]
UPDATE: As of Wednesday afternoon, water service had been restored at the complex. ORIGINAL STORY: DENVER — Tenants of a southeast Denver apartment complex say they are fed up with poor living conditions, including a lack of running water and rats on the property. Some tenants at Advenir at Cherry Creek North contacted the FOX31 Problem Solvers for help. “It’s like a slumlord monstrosity,” tenant Alyssa Andrews said. The toilets won’t flush. “We have to walk to Walgreens and buy something […]
DENVER — Authorities are searching for suspects after a stolen car was involved in a hit-and-run crash. The vehicle was stolen from Darion Mayhorn about 7 p.m. on June 21 at the 7-Eleven at Montview Boulevard and Central Park Boulevard in northeast Denver. “It’s been a complete nightmare, just an unbelievable nightmare,” Mayhorn said. However, unbeknownst to the criminals, security cameras captured the whole thing. “It’s very bold,” Mayhorn said. The incident started when Mayhorn went inside the convenience store […]
DENVER – It’s been nearly a week since a Denver man went missing while on a solo trip in Europe. Alex Tyk, 31, was last seen at the K Urban Beach Club in Lisbon, Portugal on Thursday, June 27. The next day, he was supposed to get on a flight to meet his friend in Barcelona, but never made it to the airport. “I want him to know that he’s loved by so many people,” Alex’s mother Lynn Tyk said. […]
DENVER – The Denver Police Department says an RTD officer played a crucial role in controlling the scene in the moments before an officer-involved shooting near downtown Monday morning. DPD says an RTD officer was first to have contact with the suspect. “He was the eyes and ears. He bravely followed this individual in close proximity,” said DPD Division Chief Joe Montoya. Police said the situation started Monday morning when the suspect, who was aboard an RTD bus, smashed the windshield. […]
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. – A local group is calling for volunteers to help create handmade wigs for kids battling cancer. “So see, it’s just a loop like so. We braid them down until they start getting a little short,” said Cheri Lines, chapter leader of the Rocky Mountains region of the Magic Yarn Project. With each latch hook, Lines uses her hands to make a difference for a child battling cancer. “We know it’s hard and scary, and to think […]