Matt Mauro, FOX 31 Denver

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FOX 31 Denver

Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Recent articles by Matt:

Vehicle break-ins on the rise in Jefferson County

Jefferson County, Colo. -- The number of reports for vehicles getting broken into in Jefferson County has increased dramatically in the last five years. New crime statistics show there were 1,073 reported break-ins in JeffCo last year. In 2014, there were 414. → Read More

Sen. Kamala Harris holds a rally in Denver

DENVER - A few thousand people packed a high school gymnasium in Denver Friday night, to see one of the top-polling democrats who's running for president. California Senator Kamala Harris spoke to the crowed for about 30 minutes at Manual High School. → Read More

FBI looking to hire 1,000 agents nationwide, including some at Denver office

DENVER - The FBI is looking to hire 1,000 new agents in the next year and is focusing on diversity and women. That's why the agency had one of its Diversity Agent Recruitment events in Denver Thursday night. → Read More

Public health experts respond to MSU Denver cancer scare

DENVER -- As FOX31 continues to receive more reports of cancer that could be connected to Metropolitan State University Denver, public health experts are responding to student and faculty concerns. → Read More

MSU Denver gets more reports of cancer cases

DENVER - Metropolitan State University of Denver has received four to eight more reports of cancer cases, potentially linked to a classroom building that is now being tested for carcinogens. FOX31 learned this new information just a day after MSU announced four other cancer cases reported in employees in the West Classroom Building. One of them was deadly. → Read More

People flock to Colorado mountains to avoid heat

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. -- When record heat scorches the Denver metro area, some people head to the mountains to enjoy some of Mother Nature's air conditioning. → Read More

Colorado backs fight for supervised injection sites

DENVER -- Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has signed a legal brief supporting a safe/supervised injection site. The brief includes signatures from six other states and Washington, D.C. supporting the city of Philadelphia in its fight to have a legal injection site. → Read More

Denver Parks and Recreation director receiving threats because of geese killing

DENVER — The Denver Parks and Recreation director in charge of the Canada geese roundup told FOX31 he's getting threats because of it. "I have received numerous threats against me. That’s not OK," Scott Gilmore, deputy executive director of the parks department, said. → Read More

Local veterans react to D.C. military celebration

DENVER — Military veterans in the Denver metro area had mixed reactions to President Trump's Independence Day celebration in Washington, D.C. The president spent millions of dollars to bring tanks, fighters jets and more to Washington for a first-of-its-kind celebration that focused on American history and, in particular, the military's contributions to it. → Read More

St. Vrain open for recreation in Longmont

LONGMONT, Colo. — The St. Vrain Creek in Longmont is now open for tubing, paddleboarding and more after years of reconstruction. About 100 people gathered to celebrate the new section of the creek, between Main and Martin streets, with a tubing race Thursday night. → Read More

Construction mess piling up on Thornton street

THORNTON, Colo. - People in one neighborhood in Thornton are fed up with a huge pile of construction debris that has been strewn over their sidewalk and street for days. This is happening on a cul-de-sac near East 136th Avenue in the Hunters Glen neighborhood. → Read More

Snow falls in Colorado on first day of summer

LOVELAND PASS, Colo. - You may not be able to tell it's the first day of summer in parts of Colorado's High Country, as snow fell in some high-elevation parts of the state. Near Loveland Pass, five guys were snowboarding, one of them in shorts. "It’s great," said Logan Green. → Read More

Cases of mumps, chicken pox confirmed at Aurora ICE facility

AURORA, Colo. - There are now confirmed cases of the mumps at chicken pox at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Contract Detention Facility in Aurora. → Read More

Denver PD’s plan to encrypt scanner traffic creates controversy

DENVER - Any day now, the Denver Police Department could encrypt its radio traffic. The plan is causing controversy because some say it limits the free flow of information. → Read More

Cloud seeding helps Colorado snowpack

RED CLIFF, Colo. - Colorado’s ski and snowboard season has been nothing short of sensational. Resorts across the state saw this year’s snowpack nearly double that of last year's. In fact, skiing and boarding are still happening at some resorts, including A-Basin, Breckenridge and more. → Read More

Court documents reveal new details in death of couple, daughter at southwest Denver home

DENVER -- Court documents obtained Thursday reveal new details about the shooting deaths of a couple and their young daughter in southwest Denver last week. According to the affidavit and application for an arrest warrant, dispatchers received a call just after 9:30 p.m. → Read More

Colorado water rescue crews training for a busy season

GOLDEN, Colo. -- Rescue crews are now getting ready for what they think will be a busy summer season on Colorado's rivers and creeks. "It sort of is a perfect storm," said Captain Jeff Steinhoff, who's with the Golden Fire Department and trains swift-water rescue crews from around the state. → Read More

Graduation controversy continues at Victory Prep in Commerce City

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. - The on-again, off-again graduation saga for one local high school is back on less than 24 hours before the ceremony. Friday afternoon, Victory Preparatory Academy in Commerce City made a recorded phone call to parents and students telling them the charter school's graduation ceremony was a go, and would be held at Dick's Sporting Goods Park at 10 a.m. Saturday. → Read More

Arapahoe High School community packs meeting to discuss school’s leadership

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. - Parents, students, teachers and more packed Arapahoe High School Thursday night to talk about the school's leadership. Principal Natalie Pramenko has been criticized by some for how she has handled the arrests of two teachers who are accused of assault, student suicides and the murder of a student on campus in 2013. → Read More

Vaccine bill’s future uncertain as General Assembly only has 2 days left

DENVER -- State lawmakers are running out of time. At the beginning of the week, more than 200 bills still needed to be voted on. The problem: Colorado law requires the General Assembly complete its work by midnight Friday. As a result, some bills will likely die -- victims of the clock. → Read More