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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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    Police name suspect in Littleton shooting; ask public to help find him

    LITTLETON, Colo. — Investigators in Littleton identified a man as a suspect in a fatal shooting and are asking for the public’s help in finding him. Joshua “Josh” Hoppe, 32, is wanted on a first-degree homicide charge for allegedly killing another man Wednesday night, police said. Police were called to an apartment complex on W. Peak Avenue and S.  Acoma Street around 8:05 p.m. after residents reported hearing gunfire. When officers arrived they found a 55-year-old man who had been […]

  • Corporate Tax Code

    7 things you absolutely must know about corporate taxes

    NEW YORK — Politicians are hopping mad because a spate of big U.S. companies are trying to escape higher tax bills by proposing mergers with foreign firms. But the real problem, most agree, is the corporate tax code, which hasn’t kept pace with the transformation of global business over the past 30 years. Some people think next year might be the year when Congress finally reworks how companies are taxed. A wonk can dream. In the meantime, there will be […]

  • YourHealthWeb

    Colorado opens first mental health crisis hotline

    DENVER — Gov. John Hicknelooper announced Tuesday the launch of the state’s first mental health crisis hotline. Mental health professionals will be available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at 844-493-TALK (8255). “We do not want to lose one more person to the tragedy of suicide, gun violence, substance abuse or mental illness,” Hickenlooper said in a statement. “Colorado made an unwavering commitment to redesign and strengthen our mental health service support system and this is a critical […]

  • Dawna Foxx was sentenced to five years in prison for embezzling up to $300,000. (Photo: Summit County District Attorney's Office)

    Former director of Breckenridge Film Festival given 5 years for embezzling $300K

    BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — The former director of the Breckenridge Film Festival, who pleaded guilty to embezzling up to $300,000 from the non-profit, was sentenced to five years in prison Monday. According to the District Attorney’s Office in Summit County, Dawna Foxx, 67, also stole thousands of dollars from her ex-husband and his former business partner. According to court documents, Foxx stole the money through fraudulent checks, credit cards and by writing herself checks from business accounts while she was the […]

  • Crash

    Accused wrong-way driver in I-25 HOV lanes may have been on drugs before crash

    DENVER — A driver going the wrong way on the northbound HOV lanes on Interstate 25 collided with another vehicle Friday afternoon. The crash involved a white Jeep and a black sedan. State Patrol investigators believe the woman who was going southbound when the HOV lanes were open to northbound traffic was driving under the influence of drugs. The Colorado State Patrol said the crash happened around 12:45 p.m. in the HOV lane near 60th Avenue. Both drivers went to […]

  • Ice Challege

    Dougco dispatcher takes Ice Bucket Challenge in hilarious video

    DENVER — A Douglas County dispatcher decided to join in on the Ice Bucket Challenge with a creative approach. The Ice Bucket Challenge is a national movement by law enforcement to challenge each other on social media to dump ice water on themselves. Participants donate $10 to the National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund and challenge others to do so. Several agencies in the metro area have taken part in the last week including Arvada Police, Castle Rock Police,  the Douglas […]

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    Survey: Fewer CO high school students think marijuana is risky

    DENVER — A 2013 survey has found fewer and fewer Colorado high school students think smoking marijuana is risky to their health. Researchers have long been concerned about the effects of marijuana on the developing brain — teens and adolescents under the age of 25. Preliminary research has shown that early onset smokers are slower at tasks, have lower IQs later in life and even have a higher risk of stroke. The survey was conducted by the Colorado Department of […]

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    Fort Carson soldier accused of soliciting young girls

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A solider at Fort Carson Army Base is being accused of a string of solicitation cases targeting young women. KRDO-TV reported Duston Ridner, 43, was arrested in May and released on a $50,000 bond. Police said he was the driver of a red truck that approached a dozen girls since April. The driver would approach a girl and offer them $100 to watch him perform a lewd act, police said. Eight juvenile and five adult victims […]

  • Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels

    Fire suppression system to be installed at Eisenhower tunnel

    DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Wednesday that the Eisenhower-Johnson Memorial Tunnels will get a new fire suppression system next year. The $20 million project is being funded by a federal grant and state funds. According to a news release from the governor’s office, it will provide first responders with valuable time need to respond to a fire inside one of the tunnels. Some of the new defenses include: • A water-only deluge fire suppression system which is capable of […]

  • Vail says they found owner of wedding ring found under chairlift

    VAIL, Colo. — A man has come forward saying he is the owner of a wedding ring found under a chairlift at Vail Resort. The ring was found under the Sourdough Lift by a worker. It had an inscription (“All my love, Sue”) and a date. Vail Resorts tweeted a photo of the ring in the hopes of finding its owner. The tweet reached over 1 million people. It took five days, now the resort says a man, David Brenner, […]

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    Lady Gaga shares hospital selfie after getting altitude sickness in CO

    DENVER — Pop star Lady Gaga apparently had some trouble adjusting to Denver’s Mile High altitude Wednesday. Gaga was in town for her artRave: The ARTPOP Ball world tour at the Pepsi Center. After the show, she shared a selfie on Instagram of herself at a local hospital with an oxygen mask. In the caption, Gaga wrote, “Altitude Sickness is no Joke!”

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    ‘Free’ historic Golden home moved to new location

    GOLDEN, Colo. — A historic house that was given away by the Colorado School of Mines was moved to a new location Tuesday night. The house, which was built in 1923, sat on the Mines campus. The school wanted to build a new Welcome Center where the home was located, but faced opposition to tearing the home down. CSM reached a deal with the city of Golden to give the house away to anyone who was willing to move it. […]