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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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    Slideshow: Send us your fall colors photos

    DENVER — As you are out and about this fall, send us your photos of the changing season. Whether it’s Colorado’s famous gold aspen leaves or a colorful mix from your neighborhood, we want to see your photos! Click the red “Submit Your Photo” button below. Be sure to include your name and where you took the photo. We may use some of them on the air.

  • Paramedics work at the scene of a shooting at Canada parliament building in Ottawa on Oct. 22, 2014. (Credit: Twitter / The Sun Newspaper)

    ‘Terrorist’ murdered soldier ‘in cold blood,’ Canada’s Prime Minister tells world

    OTTAWA — A soldier gunned down while guarding a hallowed war memorial and a shootout in the halls of Parliament shocked Canada’s capital and left parts of the city on lockdown for hours Wednesday. Parliament member Kyle Seeback called it a “horrific day.” And it may not be over yet. Authorities haven’t ruled out the possibility that an additional shooter could be on the loose. And Ottawa Police Constable Chuck Benoit told CNN that there was more than one person […]

  • Denver Police are looking for two men associated with the theft of a Jeep Grand Cherokee. (Photo: Crime Stoppers)

    Denver Police looking for 2 men associated with ‘JEWELS’ Jeep theft

    DENVER — Authorities are looking for two men associated with a stolen black Jeep, which was used during a theft. The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT has a vanity license plate of JEWELLS, police said in a Crime Stoppers bulletin. It was stolen on Oct. 5 out of Lakewood. Within a few hours of the theft, the driver who took it used the Jeep drive to 2960 Inca Street in Denver, where he allegedly stole items from another car. The […]

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    Denver working on plans to improve alleys downtown

    DENVER — The city’s public works department has created a plan to gentrify the alleys along the 16th Street Mall downtown. The plan looks at 16 alleys across 32 blocks near the mall — one of Denver’s top tourism destinations. Locals know the alleys are dirty, barren and often tagged with graffiti. The alley between Champa and Cirtus streets was one of the first to see improvements. The Rialto Café has held its Brewer’s Alley Festival there in recent years […]

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    Man sentenced to 30 years for Grizzly Rose murder

    DENVER — The man who shot and killed a security guard at the Grizzly Rose in Denver was sentenced to 32 years in prison after agreeing to a plea deal on Monday. Gerald Michael Anthony Gurule, and two other men, went to the Grizzly Rose, a popular country western dance club, in December 2008 where they planned to break into cars in the parking lot. They were confronted by a security guard and an off-duty police officer who went to […]

  • Snowmaking at A-Basin on Oct. 1, 2014. (Photo: Arapahoe Basin Ski Area)

    A-Basin wins the race, will be the first resort to open for skiing Friday

    DENVER — Arapahoe Basin Ski Area plans to start running lifts for the 2014/15 season on Friday. A-Basin will be the first ski resort in Colorado to open to skiers and riders.  The intermediate High Noon trail will open at 9 a.m. “Conditions have been outstanding for snowmaking and we are very excited to open this Friday,” said Alan Henceroth, A-Basin’s Chief Operating Officer. “It is always great to watch people have fun skiing and riding. I look forward to […]

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    Plane with malfunctioning landing gear makes emergency landing at DIA; 3 escape safely

    DENVER — A private airplane with a failure in its landing gear made a successful emergency landing at at Denver International Airport Wednesday. According to DIA spokeswoman Laura Coale, the plane had a hydraulic failure in the landing gear that forced it to land with wheels up. Three people were on board the plane and all three walked away okay, said Coale. “Runway 34L is closed, but the rest of the airport is open,” Coale said. “Aircraft are operating on […]

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    Father says it’s ‘still difficult to process’ how Karl Pierson became Arapahoe HS shooter

    DENVER — In an interview the father of Arapahoe High School shooter Karl Pierson said he still is having trouble understanding how his son could become a killer. Karl Pierson shot and killed Claire Davis and tried to kill the debate team coach before turning a gun on himself on Dec. 13. Friday, authorities released parts of the 18-year-old senior’s diary which described how he planned the shooting for several months. Mark Pierson told The Denver Post Tuesday that he […]

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    Enter to win a 2015 Lincoln MKC worth $33,000

  • Travis Sandlin is seen in a jailhouse photo from the Jefferson County Jail. (Credit: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

    Deputies: Escaped prisoner stealing cars, credit cards across metro area

    DENVER — Travis Sandlin, the inmate who escaped from the Jefferson County Jail has been stealing cars and credit cards, sheriff’s deputies said Thursday. The thefts have happened in cities across the metro area, said Jacki Kelley of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. “Sandlin has been an opportunistic criminal by stealing cars with keys left in the ignition, and has also committed burglaries by taking advantage of open garage doors,” Kelley said. “The stolen credit cards have been used across […]

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    Same-sex marriage supporters rally at 10th Circuit in Denver

    DENVER — Supporters of same-sex marriage held a rally at the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in downtown Denver on Wednesday to advance their cause elsewhere. The rally included elected officials, clergy and other prominent supporters including Tim Gill and representatives of the ACLU and NAACP. It’s sponsored by Why Marriage Matters Colorado. Director Wendy Howell says they not only wanted to celebrate marriage equality here but they also want to see same-sex marriage legalized across the country. Same-sex marriage […]

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    Boulder detective accused of tipping off sex assault suspect is charged

    BOULDER, Colo. — Jack Gardner, the Boulder detective who is accused of tipping off a suspect in an Internet sexual exploitation of a child case, was charged Wednesday. Gardner, 56, faces a felony charge of being an accessory to a crime and misdemeanor counts of first-degree official misconduct and obstructing a peace officer. Investigators say Gardner, who worked in an office that investigates internet crimes against children, allegedly sent an email from a work laptop warning suspect Kahlil Peckham not […]