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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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    Skyscraper with ‘poor door’ being called a disgrace in NYC

    NEW YORK — City planners in New York are being criticized for signing off on a new building that has a separate entrance for low-income residents. The 33-story building will have a mix of luxury residents and low- to middle-income residents. About 20 percent of the units will be reserved this this poorer class. Those units will be grouped together and they will have a separate front door. “This developer must go back, seal the one door and make it […]

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    CO Supreme Court orders Boulder County to stop issuing same-sex marriage licenses

    DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Boulder County Clerk and Recorder to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The order came because the Supreme Court has decided to take up the case on or before October of this year. Boulder County has been issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples since the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver found that a Utah gay marriage ban was unconstitutional.  Clerk and Recorder Hillary Hall decided the ruling […]

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    Deputies: Drunk man drove lawnmower to bar

    GREELEY, Colo. — Sheriff’s deputies arrested a drunken man they found leaving a Greeley bar on a lawnmower. Kenneth Wilton, 53, has a history of traffic offenses and his driver’s license has been revoked. According to the Weld County Sheriff’s Office, witnesses saw him riding a lawnmower north and south on 8th Avenue around 10 p.m. Tuesday night headed to the White Horse Inn in Garden City. According to his arrest affidavit, Wilton told deputies he was drunk when he […]

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    I-25 construction will clog highway north of Denver this weekend

    DENVER — Motorists planning on traveling along Interstate 25 north of Denver may want to consider a different route because of major construction planned for Saturday. CDOT has accelerated two major road projects for this weekend. One of them includes a project to include a toll lane in each direction of I-25 from U.S. 36 to 120th Avenue. Part of the work requires lowering I-25 pavement underneath 88th Avenue. Starting Friday at 10 p.m., a single lane of northbound I-25 […]

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    Man who killed his pregnant, estranged wife sentenced to life in prison

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man who shot and killed his estranged and pregnant wife will spend the rest of his life in prison. Andre Jones was found guilty of first-degree murder Tuesday. He killed Lakeisha Jones in September 2013 at her home in the Summit Apartment Complex in Colorado Springs, reported KRDO-TV. A firefighter paramedic found Lakeisha Jones who was rushed to a hospital, but did not survive. Police said Lakeisha Jones was 30 weeks pregnant at the time […]

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    E-cigarette ban takes effect in Fort Collins Saturday

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A ban on electronic cigarettes goes into effect in Fort Collins on Saturday. The law, passed by the city council on Tuesday, bans e-cigarettes anywhere conventional smoking is prohibited as well. Also, all hotel and motel rooms in the city will have to become 100 percent smoke-free. Previously 75 percent of rooms had to be reserved as smoke free. According to the Fort Collins Coloradoan, Councilman Ross Cunniff called the expansion of the smoking ordinance “a […]

  • Deputies say a man and a woman are working together to take lottery tickets from convenience stores. They may be driving a black four-door sedan. (Photo: Douglas County Sheriff's Office)

    Deputies: Duo stealing lottery tickets across metro area

    DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — Sheriff’s deputies in Douglas County asked for the public’s help Thursday in identifying two people believed to be stealing lottery tickets from convenience stores. So far the duo, a man and a woman, are believed to have taken from seven different stores, said Chad Teller of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department. “We believe that there are two people working together,” Teller said. “One is distracting the clerk and the other one is going in and taking […]

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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 […]