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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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    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 […]

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    USGS increases earthquake risk for Western Colorado

    GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The United State 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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    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 impacts the highway between Cascade and Cave of the Winds, reported KRDO-TV. Heavy rain fell on the area just after noon. The National Weather Service said rain gages 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 showing the mud on hwy […]

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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 […]

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    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 […]

  • 2 arrested during Denver robbery in which officer shot at dog

    DENVER — A Denver Police officer opened fire at a dog that was “poised to attack him” while responding to a home robbery Tuesday afternoon that resulted in two arrests. According to Denver Police, the owner of a home on Wabash Street and E. Colfax Avenue was assaulted by a man and a woman who broke into his house. The victim was able to escape and called 911 from a neighbor’s home. Officers arrived and took two people into custody, […]

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    Owner of pit bull that mauled child arrested, police say

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Authorities have arrested a 51-year-old woman on suspicion of unlawful ownership of a dangerous dog after her pit bull attacked a 19-month-old child. Sue Tacket was arrested Monday, police said. The child is still recovering in the hospital from the attack, which happened Sunday in a King Soopers parking lot. According to police, three separate families traveling across the country set up camp in the parking lot on E. 62nd Avenue. Police say the 90-pound dog […]

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    Child medication measurements confuse parents

    Do you know the difference between teaspoons and tablespoons? Many parents don’t, according to a study published Monday by the American Academy of Pediatrics, which found more than 10,000 calls to the poison center each year are due to liquid medication dosage errors. The study says part of the reason parents may be confused is because a range of measurement units — such as teaspoons, tablespoons and milliliters — are often used interchangeably on labels for prescription and over-the-counter medications. […]