Matt Mauro anchors FOX31 News at 5 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. on the weekends along with the weekend edition of Channel 2 News at 7 p.m. He’s also a reporter on FOX31 and Channel 2 weekday evenings.
Mauro comes to Denver from KPNX, the NBC affiliate in Phoenix. There he anchored the morning show and was a part of the station’s consumer investigative unit, Call 12 For Action. He also spent six months hosting the afternoon news and lifestyle show, EVB Live.
Prior to Phoenix, Mauro was in the weekday morning anchor slot at KRQE/KASA in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he spent three years behind the desk of the city’s fastest growing wake-up show.
Mauro has also worked as a host and correspondent for Hollywood Dailies and Spotlight on ReelzChannel in Los Angeles and was a freelance host on various entertainment networks.
He started his career at KWCH-TV in Wichita, first as the bureau reporter/MMJ in Dodge City, followed by being the education reporter and eventually morning anchor on both KWCH and KSCW.
Mauro is a Tampa native who earned his BS in Telecommunications from the University of Florida.
WELD COUNTY, Colo. — Two Weld County deputies were fired and one has resigned after an investigation into an alleged assault on a suspect. The Weld County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday that the incident occurred Oct. 18, when a suspect was being held in an interview room at the sheriff’s office for the Loveland Police Department. The sheriff’s office did not say which crime the suspect was accused of committing. “While deputies were attempting to restrain the suspect, he resisted […]
THORNTON, Colo. — Students at The Pinnacle Charter High School are building computers for their classrooms and esports. About 50 schools in Colorado have co-ed esports — also known as electronic sports — teams. The state is using this school year as a pilot program for the growing sport. Some of the students at Pinnacle had never built a computer until they got involved in the program. “It’s interesting… something I never thought I’d really be doing,” said Elliana Ortiz, […]
DENVER — Federal agents across Denver, its suburbs and in Colorado Springs targeted the Hells Angels and at least one other motorcycle gang on Thursday. A dozen people were arrested and are accused of being linked to organized crime. At lease one suspect was wounded in the raids in Jefferson County. That suspect was hit by shotgun ammunition designed to break open doors, according to deputies. The person has injuries that are not life threatening. In Denver’s Lower Highland neighborhood, […]
LITTLETON, Colo. — The driver of a vehicle was injured after plowing into a business in downtown Littleton on Wednesday afternoon. Firefighters believe the driver of a red Cadillac might have suffered a medical episode before driving into CoCo Home at 5738 S. Rapp St., near Littleton Boulevard and Santa Fe Drive, about 1:20 p.m. Officials say the driver was going east and did not curve with the road before crashing into the store where five people were inside, missing […]
ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — One person was shot and killed by police following a hostage situation near West 84th Avenue and Interstate 25 in unincorporated Adams County Friday afternoon. According to the Adams County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting occurred in the 8300 block of Fox Street. The sheriff’s office says that about 2:20 p.m., members of its Special Crimes Attack Team and the FBI Safe Streets Fugitive Task Force were attempting to arrest a fugitive. “The fugitive suspect was struck […]
AURORA, Colo. — Aurora police are speaking publicly for the first time about a controversial officer-involved shooting that happened earlier this month. The shooting occurred late at night on Oct.10, when an officer shot Andrew Huff — who was in his home near Bahama Street and Andes Circle — and hit him in the buttocks, resulting in a severed rectum. An affidavit states police were investigating Huff for allegedly beating a man, putting a handgun with an extended magazine to […]
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — A day after Interstate 70 was shut down because of nearly two dozen spin-outs and spin-offs during a snow storm, state troopers said more tickets could be headed to drivers who aren’t obeying the traction laws. Troopers wrote two traction tickets during the storm Wednesday night and said they could have written dozens more, but didn’t. “We do want to enforce the law, but we want to make sure we’re doing it the best way we […]
DENVER — Downtown Denver commuters might notice something out of the ordinary on several streets. There are now new curb wedges on 15th Street between from Tremont Place and Arapahoe Street. The curbs create small islands in a protected bike path, past the crosswalk, that are designed to protect cyclists and others. “It’s great… as many as we can get,” cyclist James Woods told FOX31 about the curbs. “It makes me feel a lot safer out here.” Safety is the […]
DENVER — One of Denver’s busiest areas is about to get busier. Construction at the “9+CO” development at East Ninth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard is nearing completion. When it’s finished, the 26 acres that used to be a hospital campus will be about 1,000 apartments, restaurants, stores, a movie theater and more. “There’s a little bit, in my view, of a restaurant and retail desert to this area to the community,” said Brenda Godfrey. She has lived in the area […]
DENVER — Traffic in the Mile High City is bad and is getting worse, according to new local transportation study. The Denver Regional Council of Governments’ new study shows that the number of miles vehicles travel on a regular basis has increased 15 percent in the last five years, but that growth has slowed in the last year. More than 116,000 people have moved to the city and county of Denver since 2010. During the same time period, the entire […]
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — An abandoned oil and gas well in Broomfield is leaking methane. The well is located here, off Graham Peak Way in the Anthem Highlands neighborhood. Random testing shows it started leaking methane in May. The city and county of Broomfield first alerted people who live nearby a few months later. “It does concern me,” said Judy Kelly, who lives about 1,200 feet from the well, “because we know what’s happened before.” Kelly is talking about the home […]
BOULDER, Colo. — Boulder is well known for it’s beauty. It’s also being honored for it’s history, and all the indigenous people who call the valley home. “There was many village sites in the Boulder area, so, this was a very sacred place,” said Akalei Brown, a Native American culture consultant. To help celebrate Indigenous People’s Day, Brown helped organize a Pow Wow. In Boulder’s International Peace Garden, dancers from different Native American tribes shared their heritage. “We’re still here. […]