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Thomas is the Digital Content Manger for KDVR.com and KWGN.com He has worked as a digital journalist in Denver for five years now.

After graduating from the University of Colorado at Boulder, Thomas worked as a web writer for KMGH in Denver. In November 2012, joined the web staff at KDVR as Digital Content Manager.

Feel free to send comments to Thomas.Hendrick@KDVR.com or call 303-566-7590.

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  • Deputies say a man and a woman are working together to take lottery tickets from convenience stores. They may be driving a black four-door sedan. (Photo: Douglas County Sheriff's Office)

    Deputies: Duo stealing lottery tickets across metro area

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Sheriff’s deputies in Douglas County asked for the public’s help Thursday in identifying two people believed to be stealing lottery tickets from convenience stores. So far the duo, a man and a woman, are believed to have taken from seven different stores, said Chad Teller of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department. “We believe that there are two people working together,” Teller said. “One is distracting the clerk and the other one is going in and taking […]

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    NY Mystery: American flag on top of Brooklyn Bridge replaced by white flag

    NEW YORK — Police in Brooklyn are trying to figure out how someone was able to replace the iconic American flags on top of the Brooklyn Bridge with all-white flags. Motorists noticed the change Tuesday morning. According to PIX11, police are not sure when the switch was made or who did it. By 11:30 a.m., both had been taken down. Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams derided the stunt, saying it jeopardizes public safety especially at city landmarks that are already […]

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    2 kayakers rescued after getting stuck in South Platte

    DENVER — Firefighters rescued two kayakers who got stuck on rocks on the South Platte River near Confluence Park Monday afternoon. The kayakers got stuck around 1:30 p.m. while trying to go over the small falls on the river by REI, said Denver Fire Department spokesman David M. McGraill. “They went basically nose-to-nose with a rock, which caused them to jam right in the middle of that waterfall,” McGraill said. The diver team went to the rocks and was able […]

  • A mudslide forced the closure of Hwy. 24. (Photo: CSP)

    Mudslide closes Hwy. 24 west of Colorado Springs

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado State Patrol closed Highway 24 west of Colorado Springs after a mudslide Saturday. The closure impacted the highway between Cascade and Cave of the Winds, reported KRDO-TV. It reopened around 7:30 p.m. Heavy rain fell on the area just after noon. The National Weather Service said rain gauges in the upper Waldo Canyon were at half an inch. A flash flood warning was issued for the area until 5 p.m. Amy shared this photo […]

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    USGS increases earthquake risk for Western Colorado

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The United States Geological Survey released a new map of earthquake risk across the U.S. and it includes an increased risk for the Western Slope. The USGS earthquak hazard map was last updated in 2008. According to their website, “The updated maps represent an assessment of the best available science in earthquake hazards and incorporate new findings on earthquake ground shaking, faults, seismicity, and geodesy.” Earthquake risk in the Western Slope was increased because of more […]

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    Robber fired gun while robbing man in Fountain, police say

    FOUNTAIN, Colo. — A robber fired a gun while robbing a man in Fountain, Colo. on Saturday afternoon, police said. Officers were called to Biscuit’s Café on South Santa Fe Avenue around 1:45 p.m. on a report of gunfire, said police spokesman Cpl. Marshall Trujillo. Investigators found that two men in a Nissan Murano robbed another man in front of the café. During the robbery, the passenger of the Murano fired a gun twice, Trujillo said. Police found two bullet […]

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    Colo. Supreme Court orders Denver County stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses

    DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court ordered the Denver County Clerk and Recorder to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Friday. The court, however, did not include Boulder or Pueblo counties in its ruling. The decision came after Attorney General John Suthers asked the Supreme Court to make a decision on a lawsuit by several same-sex couples in both Denver and Adams counties claiming the state’s ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. The decision complicates the same-sex marriage debate […]

  • Naval Base Ventura County, at Port Hueneme, California will serve as a temporary housing facility for unaccompanied alien children who were stopped by U.S. Border Patrol and are now being cared for by HHS' Administration for Children and Families.

    Hancock, Hickenlooper back Denver Human Services plan to house immigrant children

    DENVER — Officials with Human Services in Denver are considering applying for a $4 million federal grant to house immigrant children who come to the U.S. alone. The department is in the process of applying for a three-year federal grant to pay for housing the children. “The children trying to come to this country without their parents are victims of a humanitarian crisis,” said Mayor Michael Hancock Friday. “In Denver, we care about kids.  The work of departments like DHS […]

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    Two bodies found on Mount Evans confirmed as missing father and son

    CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. — Two bodies found Thursday on Mount Evans are those of a father and son from Minnesota who went missing in April, the Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday. A source told KMSP in Minneapolis on Thursday night that officials had positively identified the bodies as Damian McManus, 51, and his son Evan, 19. Alpine and Rocky Mountain Rescue spokesman Tom Dale said two hikers made the gruesome discovery around 10 a.m. in the area of […]

  • Police at the Pueblo River where a bank robber drowned trying to escape officers. (Photo: Pueblo Police)

    Bank robber fleeing police drowns after jumping into river

    PUEBLO, Colo. — A bank robber fleeing Pueblo Police jumped into a river and drowned while trying to escape, officials said Thursday. The robbery happened at 2 p.m. at the Security Service Federal Credit Union on Abriendo Avenue, police said. A man walked into the bank and demanded money. He then fled on foot, police said. Police said that when officers arrived, a witness pointed to the robber running toward a river trail. Police ran after him. As the man […]

  • FULL COVERAGE: Stories about the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash

    FULL COVERAGE: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash

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    Slideshow: Tube to work day in Boulder