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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.


Recent Articles
  • An artists sketch of James Holmes appearing in court on Jan. 20, 2015.

    7 potential jurors dismissed on first day of jury selection for Aurora theater shooting trial

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The first day of jury selection in the Aurora theater shooting case ended with seven potential jurors being dismissed. Four of them did not live in Arapahoe County and two had notes from their doctors for medical issues. James Holmes appeared in an Arapahoe County courtroom for the first day of the jury selection process for a trial that will determine if he will be sentenced to death for the theater shooting in 2012. Holmes appeared wearing […]

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    Netflix releases list of shows coming, going in February

    DENVER — Netflix has released a list of movies and TV shows that will leave, and those that will be added, in February. Among the shows that will return, House of Cards, which returns Feb. 27. Here is the schedule of new releases and take-downs. Being added: Bleach the Movie: Hell Verse – When a group of vicious Sinners plots to escape from this eternal prison in Hell, they discover that Substitute Soul Reaper Ichigo is the key to their […]

  • President Barack Obama delivers the annual State of the Union address in 2013. (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

    2 Coloradans are White House guests at State of the Union

    WASHINGTON — Two people from Colorado have been named as White House guests at President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech tomorrow. William Elder Jr., 27, of Englewood and Carolyn Reed will both join Michelle Obama in the first lady’s box. Elder was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when he was 8 and has benefited from medical innovations that will enable him to live a full and productive life. Reed, and her husband, wrote the President about how a small […]

  • The area where the USGS mistakenly reported a small earthquake happened south of Fountain, Colo. (Photo: KRDO-TV)

    USGS now says earthquake report was mistake

    FOUNTAIN, Colo. — A computer error that a seismologist missed caused the U.S. Geological Survey to report a small earthquake happened in southern Colorado Monday morning. In fact there was no earthquake, the agency later said. The USGS website reported the 3.0 magnitude earthquake happened about 19 miles south of Fountain. The recording was later deleted from the website. The USGS says earthquakes are rare in the Rocky Mountain area. According to the agency’s website, “Most earthquakes in North America […]

  • Assistant Seattle Police Chief Nick Metz addresses the media at an officer-involved shooting in 2012. (Photo: Seattle Times)

    Seattle candidate, Nick Metz, named new chief of police for Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — A candidate from Seattle has been named as the new Chief of Police for the Aurora Police Department. Nick Metz is the assistant chief of the Seattle Police Department. He’s been with the SPD for 31 years and was in a command position for 13 years. “To say this opportunity is a dream come true would be an understatement. I am excited to work along-side the women and men of this nationally recognized agency as we work […]

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    Father pleads guilty to killing 3-month-old son with head-butt

    ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. — The father of a 3-month-old who died in 2013 of severe head trauma pleaded guilty to child abuse charges Thursday. Martin Fernando Holguin, Jr., 25, pleaded guilty to felony child abuse resulting in death, said Sue Lindsay of the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office. The incident happened in September. According to his arrest affidavit, Holguin admitted to head-butting the child in anger when the baby wouldn’t stop crying. He reported hitting the child above the right […]

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    Denver Police warn about increase in street robberies in northeast part of city

    DENVER — An increase in street robberies has prompted the Denver Police Department to warn citizens in the northeast part of the city to be more vigilant. Four robberies were reported on Jan. 12, police said. Three were in the Green Valley Ranch neighborhood and one was in the Montbello neighborhood. LINK: Denver Police Crime Map A fifth robbery happened on Jan. 13 in Stapleton, police said. Detectives in District Five are investigating the crimes. Police said the vehicles and […]

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    DA: Mom arrested on DUI charge, assaulting deputy, also charged with leaving baby home alone

    DENVER — A mother who allegedly caused a crash while driving drunk and then fled the scene did so while her 11-month-old baby was at home alone, the Denver District Attorney’s Office said Wednesday. Melissa Boyd, 43, was driving while drunk and caused a crash near E. 12th Avenue and Logan Street just before midnight on Jan. 10, said DA spokeswoman Lynn Kimbrough. She ran away from the crash but was caught by a Denver Police officer who reported that […]

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    Police: Suspect accused of exposing himself to woman on light rail train is unregistered sex offender

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. — A 22-year-old man arrested after a woman said he exposed himself to her on a light rail train is also an unregistered sex offender who may have committed similar acts recently, police said. Michael Peduzzi, 22, was arrested on Monday at the light rail station near the Federal Center in Lakewood, said police. A woman told police that Peduzzi exposed himself to her while riding the train, police said. After Lakewood Police interviewed Peduzzi, they found out […]

  • Gov. John Hickenlooper is sworn in for a second term.

    Gov. Hickenlooper sworn in for second term saying Colo. is ‘a model state’

    DENVER — John Hickenlooper took the oath of office for the second time Tuesday and laid out his plan for another term as Colorado’s governor. He thanked voters for their support after a tough election last November. In his speech, Hickenlooper recounted some of the struggles over his first term including wildfires, the Aurora theater shooting, the murder of Colorado prisons chief Tom Clements and the separation with his wife. Those events taught him humility, Hickenlooper said. They also showed […]

  • Sketch of person of interest in bombing outside building holding NAACP chapter in Colorado Springs. (Photo: FBI)

    FBI looking for person of interest in bombing outside CO Springs NAACP chapter

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The FBI refused to say whether a bomb detonated outside the Colorado Springs NAACP chapter was intended to target the organization, but did release a composite sketch of a man they said was wanted as a person of interest. “We will not speculate on the motive for the placement of the device, but we would be naive if we did not acknowledge the NAACP, as a national organization, has been the recipient of threats since throughout […]

  • Hayat Boumeddiene, aged 26, known associate of Amedy Coulibaly. (Photo: Direction centrale de la Police judiciaire via Getty Images)

    Massive search for woman suspected in Paris hostage-taking

    PARIS, France, — A new, massive manhunt was launched Friday for the only surviving suspect from the two hostage situations in France, who may have escaped, police union spokesman Pascal Disant said. That suspect is Hayat Boumeddiene, a 26-year-old woman who allegedly was the accomplice of Amedy Coulibaly, 32, in the standoff at a kosher grocery store in eastern Paris. Four people were killed in the standoff, which ended Friday afternoon when police stormed the market, French President François Hollande […]