Watts Family Murder Investigation
SUMMARY: Since Chris Watts was arrested on charges of murdering his entire family, Dillon Thomas brought viewers the most recent developments. The story caught the nation's attention, and Dillon's work was showcased on local, national, and international platforms. This is one sample of several reports.
Community Comes Together For High School Students
SUMMARY: Dillon Thomas visits his former high school, Smoky Hill in Aurora, where strangers are coming together to make sure underprivileged youth can still keep the memories of their youth.
Landlocked Students Dive With Sharks
SUMMARY: Dillon Thomas was there as students with a passion for oceanography dove with sharks, in a landlocked state.
EXCLUSIVE: Teacher Suspended After Allowing Students To Hit Piñata With POTUS Trump's Face On It
SUMMARY: In an exclusive report, reporter Dillon Thomas unveils video of a teacher allowing his Spanish class students to hit a piñata with President Trump's face on it, while celebrating Cinco de Mayo. The story caused the district to suspend the teacher pending an investigation. Following the story, the school was temporarily closed after receiving threats
Mother Fears Worst; Search For Child Enters Third Day
SUMMARY: A mother in Aurora asked the public to help find her son, a six-year-old, who went missing. Her son was missing from home for three days, all of which had below-freezing temperatures at night. (Update: the young boy was found deceased nearby in a frozen pond on the fourth day of searching.)
EXCLUSIVE: Coal Train Derails; Cars Crash Into Local Business
SUMMARY: Dillon Thomas was the only reporter allowed inside Northern Feed & Bean, a business near Greeley, CO which was struck several times by a train. The train was carrying hundreds of tons of coal, all of which spilled inside, and around, the business.
Firefighters Conduct Ice Rescues Moments After Training
SUMMARY: With warm weather rolling through Denver, ice at local lakes is thinning out. Dillon Thomas spoke to firefighters as they trained, and then later responded to calls for help.
Interactive Live Shot: Car Stolen During Pizza Delivery
SUMMARY: While delivering a pizza, a full-time student in Golden, CO had his car stolen. This was the first of four cars stolen in northern Golden in the month of January alone. All four cars were recovered, in a possible car-theft ring.
Breaking News Coverage: Police Shoot Armed Man After He Sets Fire To Homes
SUMMARY: Dillon Thomas was first on scene, as first responders arrived at a house fire. When authorities approached the home, the owner started firing his gun at them. The event ended with the man being shot and killed by police. The following video is the breaking news cutin, and the recap from the same night.
EXCLUSIVE: Farmington Fire/Shooting Video Released [GRAPHIC VIDEO]
SUMMARY: As a followup to the previous video, body camera video from police shows no wrongdoing by officers. Dillon Thomas was first to obtain the clips. Warning, graphic content.
EXCLUSIVE: Man’s Neck Slit Open With Machete On University Campus; Lives To Share Story
SUMMARY: Dillon Thomas was first on scene when several men were attacked with a machete on the University of Arkansas campus. In an exclusive interview, one of the victims explains the attack, only 24 hours after it happened.