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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
  • Body armor saved police officer’s life

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Lakewood Police OfficerJon Key never got a chance to get out of his patrol car when he was shot on July 5, 2014. “My vest made a huge difference,” said Key remembering the incident when he was shot in the chest responding to a welfare check. Now 36, Key was a 32-year-old patrol officer when he was shot by Gordon Moench, a man intent on suicide by cop, who had a rifle pointed at Key’s police cruiser […]

  • Not all police departments mandate body armor for officers

    DENVER — The FOX31 Problem Solvers surveyed 23 law enforcement agencies across the front range for their policies on ballistic vests.  Our public records requests were made in response to the 2017 New Year’s Eve death of Douglas County Sheriff Deputy Zackari Parrish. He was killed by Matthew Riehl while responding to a welfare check at Riehl’s apartment. While Parrish was shot once in the head, FOX31 has learned from the Douglas County coroner that  six rifle rounds also penetrated […]

  • Independent monitor no longer allowed to investigate Denver police chief or sheriff

    DENVER — The FOX31 Problem Solvers have learned Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration has prevented the city’s Office of the independent monitor from having  anything to do with two current cases involving Denver police Chief Robert White and Denver Sheriff Patrick Firman. Public Safety Director Troy Riggs said he’s following the  City Charter based on a legal opinion he received from the City Attorney’s Office. But Independent Monitor Nicholas Mitchell said the city’s new legal opinion isn’t consistent with past practice. “As […]

  • Nail clippings could help reclassify decade-old death as homicide

    LOVELAND, Colo. — FOX31 has learned the Larimer County medical examiner re-examined the body of Donald Decker last week as part  of a renewed focus into his mysterious death after the Problem Solvers began asking questions. The 22-year-old was found dead July 6, 2008, in a house where friends said he overdosed on methamphetamine. The 2008 autopsy listed the manner of death as accident. But family members were never convinced and persuaded investigators to exhume the body in 2011. After […]

  • City of Aurora pays $480,000 to settle discrimination lawsuit

    AURORA, Colo. — The FOX31 Problem Solvers have learned the city of Aurora has agreed to pay nearly $500,000 to four firefighters – three black men and one Hispanic man — to settle a racial discrimination case. The attorney for the firefighters who sued said there’s no way Aurora would have paid $480,000 unless it knew it was going to lose at trial. The fire department isn’t talking, but one of the men who sued said in this case, statistics […]

  • Study finds lack of police transparency

    DENVER — The Aurora Police Department paid $110,000 to Darsean Kelly after the African-American was hit with a stun gun in February 2016. Despite the payout to Kelly and the ACLU, the police chief insisted officers did nothing wrong in using a stun gun on an unarmed man. But when law students from the University of Denver asked to review the investigative discipline file conducted as part of an internal investigation, they were denied. “There is a systematic problem with […]

  • Woman convicted of lying accused Brighton officer of sex trafficking

    BRIGHTON, Colo. — Brighton police officer Tania Loya remembers the day she was suspended in March 2017 based on the word of a woman she had never met. “Chief tells me give me your badge, your work phone so I hand it right away,” said the first-year officer, who said she wasn’t told at the time why she was being suspended. It wasn’t until the FBI cleared Loya three months later the 25-year-old officer learned Vanessa Garcia had accused Loya […]

  • Lawsuit filed in Jefferson County to stop $30 land deal

    ARVADA, Colo. — A grass-roots organization has filed a lawsuit to stop what’s become known as the $30 land deal from going forward in Arvada. The move comes one month after the city council reversed course and approved a controversial plan to build a six-story apartment complex in Olde Town. Critics are furious with the city’s decision to sell nine acres of prime real estate to a private developer for just $30. In January, the city council rejected the plan […]

  • City letters don’t solve affordable housing controversy

    DENVER –Juan Carlos Penalver is one of 301 homeowners who received letters this week from the city of Denver telling them they’re likely in violation of the city’s affordable housing program. Numerous people bought homes unknowingly that they never qualified for based on income restrictions. “The biggest worry we have is the city can come and say you have to sell the house and (Penalver and his wife) want to keep the house,” Penalver said. The computer software engineer moved […]

  • Denver police chief will not be punished for failing to turn over letter

    DENVER — Mayor Michael Hancock said Monday that Denver police Chief Robert White will not be disciplined after reviewing two cases. One of the cases involved an accident in which White was the victim of a hit-and-run driver in September. The accident happened near East 16th Avenue and Willow Street. The suspect continued driving from the scene and White made a U-turn to follow the suspect, who then hit another vehicle at East 16th Avenue and Yosemite Street. White allegedly […]

  • Denver deputy suspended 30 days for tossing inmate’s food tray

    DENVER — A split-second decision to slap an inmate’s food tray out of his hands will cost a Denver sheriff’s deputy 30 days of pay. Darrell Jordan, a veteran of the department since 1996, will begin his 30-day suspension on April 25. The incident from Nov. 9 was captured on jail video. It shows Jordan pushing the tray out of the inmate’s hands, causing food to spill on the inmate and the cafeteria floor. It started after Jordan told the […]

  • Denver affordable housing controversy: Mayor won’t say if homeowners could be forced to sell

    DENVER — Mayor Michael Hancock is insisting Denver doesn’t want to displace any homeowners caught up in an affordable housing controversy. “Our goal is not to put people on the street. Our goal is to preserve these units. Our goal is to work with each homeowner and do the very best we can so we don’t displace individuals,” Hancock said. Hancock was at a groundbreaking for 252 affordable housing apartments being built near 59th Avenue and North Dunkirk Street a […]