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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
  • New stadium

    City unveils new plans for National Western Complex; Costs uncertain

    DENVER — Mayor Mike Hancock released plans for a revamped National Western Complex Thursday that includes an ambitious proposal to rejuvenate the site with new construction designed for year-round use. Missing from the plans, however, was the cost. The city wants to partner with the Western Stock Show (which hosts the site’s premiere event in January) and Colorado State University, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and History Colorado for a new campus that “celebrates Colorado’s western heritage and […]

  • Missouri State Rep. Rick Brattin (Photo: RickBrattin.org)

    Lawmaker wants father’s approval before women can get abortions

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A lawmaker in Missouri is proposing a law that would require a pregnant woman to get permission from the father before having an abortion. State Rep. Rick Brattin, from a district outside Kansas City, introduced the bill, according to WDAF-TV. “No abortion shall be performed or induced unless and until the father of the unborn child provides written, notarized consent to the abortion,” the law said. The bill does have exception for “legitimate rape” and incest. […]

  • Alysia Lombard and Mario Hollerway. (Photo: Denver DA)

    Parents charged after 3-year-old daughter tested positive for pot

    DENVER — Two Denver parents have been charged after their daughter tested positive for THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, the DA’s office said Wednesday. Mario Hollerway and Alysia Lombard were arrested when their 3-year-old daughter tested positive for marijuana on Nov. 3, said Lynn Kimbrough of the Denver DA’s Office. According to an arrest affidavit, Hollerway took the daughter to Rose Medical Center after she started acting abnormal. Hollerway admitted to detectives that he had an expired “red card” […]

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    Don’t wear the veil, Saudi cleric says on national TV

    SAUDI ARABIA — A prominent Saudi cleric has created a storm of controversy by appearing on a popular television show alongside his wife, whose face was uncovered, challenging a fundamental religious tradition in the conservative kingdom. Sheikh Ahmed al-Ghamdi once headed the religious police in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, but now says the full-face veil imposed on all women in the country is not imperative in Islam. “No one is saying that it is not allowed for a […]

  • Stephen Graves was charged with burglary and criminal mischief. (Photo: Denver DA's Office)

    Man who was living in roof of Yard House, fell through ceiling, charged with burglary

    DENVER — A 36-year-old man who police said was living above the Yard House restaurant on downtown Denver and caused thousands of dollars in damage when he allegedly broke a sprinkler head and fell through the ceiling has been charged with two felonies. Stephen Graves was charged with burglary and criminal mischief, said Lynn Kimbrough of the Denver District Attorney’s Office. Graves was living above the restaurant on the 16th Street Mall for several days, Kimbrough said. Authorities have not […]

  • Yer Zit and Zar Yar have both been charged with accessory to first-degree murder. (Photo: Denver District Attorney's Office)

    Denver DA charges 2 with accessory to murder in case of naked man found dead in alley

    DENVER — Two suspects arrested in connection with the death of a man found naked in a Denver alley were charged with accessory to first-degree murder, the DA’s office said Tuesday. Zar Yar and Yer Zit were also charged with tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse, said Lynn Kimbrough of the Denver District Attorney’s Office. The victim was found in an alley in the 1300 block between Xenia and Xanthia streets on Dec. 4. Yar and Zit were […]

  • Firefighters responded to a fire at a vacant restaurant at 11951 E. Iliff Ave. (Photo: Chris Drake)

    Vacant restaurant catches fire in Aurora

    AURORA, Colo. — A vacant restaurant caught fire in Aurora Tuesday afternoon sending smoke billowing into the air and shutting down at least one road. The fire started around 2 p.m. at a former sports bar at E. Iliff Avenue and S. Peoria Street, reported the Aurora Sentinel. Police closed the intersection while firefighters worked to control the blaze. No injuries have been reported. A fire department spokesman said investigators were on scene to look for a cause as soon […]

  • Jeffco home invastion

    Deputies: Intruder shot by Jeffco homeowner came into house through doggy door

    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — An intruder shot and killed by a Jefferson County homeowner has been identified as a 52-year-old man from Nebraska, but deputies still do not know why he tried to break into the house in the first place. Deputies were called to a home in the 26300 block of Clear View Drive in rural Jefferson County on Dec. 12 around 8:30 a.m. on a report of a home invasion and shooting. The homeowner was asleep Friday morning […]

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    DA charges man with killing mom at Adams County motel

    DENVER — The district attorney for Adams County has charged a man with killing a 29-year-old mother of two in November. Joshua Thomas Bohl, 33, faces charges of first-degree murder and a violation of a protection order. Sue Lindsay of the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office said the victim, Jayme Hosier, was Bohl’s girlfriend. She was found dead at the Crestline Motel in unincorporated Adams County on Nov. 2. After an autopsy, detectives said Hosier was the victim of homicide. […]

  • Jose Ornelas-Licano (Photo: Fort Collins Police)

    Suspect who allegedly fired gun, caused crash in Ft. Collins arrested

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Police in Fort Collins have arrested a man they said shot at officers during an attempt to arrest him and then caused a car crash Friday night. About 2 p.m. Saturday, a citizen reported that she recognized the fugitive Jose Ornelas-Licano as he entered the Family Dollar Store located at Prospect and Shields, the Fort Collins Police Department reported. When an officer arrived, he saw Ornelas-Licano sitting on a bench outside of the store according to FCPD. The officer […]

  • An officer was shot trying to arrest a suspect in Denver. (Photo SkyFOX)

    Adams County deputy wounded in shooting trying to arrest suspect from triple homicide

    DENVER — An Adams County sheriff’s deputy detective was injured in a shooting while trying to arrest a suspect in a triple homicide that happened earlier this week. The detective was working with multiple law enforcement agencies to locate Furmen Leyba who was wanted in connected with the slayings on Wednesday, said Sgt. Aaron Pataluna of the Adams County Sheriff’s Department. Investigators located Leyba in a northwest Denver neighborhood near W. 40th Avenue and Bryant Street and were in the […]

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    Denver Police looking for silver Altima after 1 person shot

    DENVER — Authorities are looking for a silver Nissan Altima after a person was shot Friday afternoon. In a series of tweets, police said one person was taken to a hospital with a gunshot wound. His or her condition has not yet been released. The shooting happened in the 300 block of W. Nevada Place. Police said they were looking for the Altima, which had dark tinted windows and was occupied by two men and two women. #BREAKING (2/2): #DPD […]