Rob Low is an investigative reporter with the FOX31 Problem Solvers.

He’s an Emmy Winning Storyteller who has covered a little bit of everything in 20-plus years of reporting.

He’s a Denver native who’s thrilled to call the Mile High City home again after crisscrossing the country.

He began as a weekend weather man in Grand Junction, Colo. Reporting stints followed in Fort Myers, Fl, New Orleans, LA, and Kansas City, Mo.

Rob likes to bike, play basketball (poorly) and explore new places with his family. He loves to tell unusual stories you won’t see anywhere else.

As an investigative reporter he has more time to dig through tips, so don’t hesitate to send him story ideas.

Recent Articles
  • Overland High School teacher says he was suspended for not allowing students to use ‘N-word’

    AURORA, Colo. — A teacher at Overland High School has been placed on leave for an investigation of allegations that he created a negative, harmful learning environment for students. The Cherry Creek School District says Jay Bennish is accused of using offensive and racist language with students that created an environment where students did not feel safe and free to learn. Bennish is the longtime sponsor of the Black Student Alliance. Bennish tells FOX31 that he was suspended for not […]

  • Murder charge dropped for father accused in death of boy found encased in concrete in Denver storage unit

    DENVER — The murder charge for a father whose 7-year-old son who was found dead in a Denver storage unit in December 2018 has been dropped. Leland Pankey, 39, appeared in court Thursday morning facing charges for first-degree murder,  child abuse resulting in death and tampering with a deceased human in the death of 7-year-old Caden McWilliams. The murder charge was dropped. Pankey pleaded guilty to the child abuse and tampering counts. He faces up to 72 years in prison. […]

  • Garbage men caught on video combining trash and recycling in Arvada: Problem Solvers Investigation

    ARVADA, Colo. — When 36-year-old Jessica Hunt noticed garbage men tossing the trash and recyclable materials into the same garbage truck, she decided to record it on her cellphone. “It’s really sad because you’re putting a lot of effort into what little bit you can do to help, you know, with the trash and consumption,” said Hunt. The Arvada mother called Waste Connections in June the first time she noticed it and received a one-time refund since she is billed […]

  • JeffCo inmate attacks deputy with metal padlock: Problem Solvers Investigation

    GOLDEN, Colo. — A Jefferson County inmate used a metal padlock wrapped in a bed sheet or pillow case to attack a deputy in the jail last Wednesday. Charles Freyta, 38, now faces six new charges, including assault with a deadly weapon. Sheriff Jeff Shrader says that around 11 p.m. on Jan. 1, Freyta was able to steal a padlock sitting on top of a deputy’s workstation. Ten minutes later, Freyta was seen on surveillance video swinging the padlock into […]

  • Passenger arrested at DIA for making disturbing comments, sending threatening texts

    DENVER — Denver police arrested a man they say sent threatening text messages while on a Frontier Airlines flight Thursday. Richard Porter, 38, is being held without bond for endangering public transportation. According to an arrest affidavit, a woman sitting on the plane with Porter said he talked about where the safest part of the plane was in a crash, where the exit rows were and how to react in an emergency. The woman also claimed that Porter was sending […]

  • Man suspected of killing woman at Sheridan hotel arrested in Houston

    HOUSTON — A man suspected of killing a woman in the Denver suburb of Sheridan has been arrested in Houston. According to law enforcement sources, Abbas Abdal Kathem Abed was found at a Houston homeless shelter. Sheridan police worked alongside Houston police and the U.S. Marshals Service to find Abed. Abed’s minivan had been located in the Houston area a few weeks ago, but law enforcement sources say Abed was arrested Thursday shortly after they received a tip from the […]

  • Driver nearly hit by softball sized rock

    Aurora, CO– An Aurora  man is lucky to be alive after someone threw a rock through his windshield while he was driving. “I was actually still picking glass out of my hair the next day after I took a shower,” said Chris Hayden.   The 31-year old was driving on Peoria Street just north of Alameda Avenue Saturday night around 6pm when he saw a person standing on the side of the road as it was snowing. “This figure takes up […]

  • Local 18-year-old in coma-like condition after breast surgery goes wrong

    THORNTON, Colo. — Emmalyn Nguyen wanted to travel the world. Instead, the 18-year-old is confined to her bed in a nursing home — unaware of her surroundings — after a breast enhancement surgery went tragically wrong on Aug. 1. Now, her parents have filed a lawsuit in Arapahoe County Court accusing Dr. Geoffrey Kim and Nurse Anesthetist Rex Meeker of gross negligence. “Her body is still there but she’s not there, so we feel like we lost a daughter,” said Emmalyn’s […]

  • Aurora officer keeps job, not charged with DUI after being found drunk in patrol car while on duty

    AURORA, Colo. — An Aurora Police Department officer kept his job and was not charged with driving under the influence after he was found drunk inside his patrol car while on duty. According to a general offense report obtained by FOX31 and Channel 2, on March 29, 2019, officers were dispatched to the area of East Mississippi Avenue and South Tower Road on a welfare check. Dispatch was told an unconscious person — possibly an APD officer — was inside […]

  • Aurora police accused of DUI double standard: Problem Solvers Investigation

    AURORA, Colo. — Chris Kaspar’s arrest for DUI in 2014 would end up costing him more than $30,000. While the circumstances of his arrest share similarities to the non-arrest of Aurora police Officer Nathan Meier, the cases were handled very differently. Kaspar admits he was drunk when he left a friend’s party  Dec. 27, 2014 to go sleep off his condition in his car, parked in a cul-de-sac in the 17600 block of East Bethany Drive. “As a common citizen […]

  • ‘He’s a little intoxicated’: Bodycam reveals Aurora officer passed out on-duty

    AURORA, Colo. — “He’s a little intoxicated,” are revealing words spoken on a body camera by Aurora Police Officer Eugene VanDyk, in reference to fellow officer Nathan Meier. VanDyk was one of four officers whose bodycam footage was released to the FOX31 Problem Solvers Monday morning following a public records request by investigative reporter Rob Low. Even though nine officers responded to the scene March 29, when Officer Nathan Meier was found passed out in his car, Aurora Police insist only […]

  • Prosecutors say woman hit, killed by RV in Denver was mother to 7; family believes crash was intentional

    DENVER — Prosecutors say the woman struck and killed by an RV in Denver on Wednesday was a mother to seven children. Authorities have not yet released the woman’s name. However, on Thursday, her loved ones identified her as 44-year-old Saliha Suleiman. Suleiman’s family was at the court appearance of Roosevelt Cribbs Jr. on Thursday afternoon. Cribbs is being held for investigation of leaving the scene of an accident involving death. About 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, an RV hit Suleiman near […]

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