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City Takes Down Shooting Memorial

Posted 09.20.2012 | Denver

Two months to the day after temporary memorial sites began accumulating around the Century 16 theater following one of the worst mass shootings in the...

Gun Control Issues Take Back Seat at DNC

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: BRETT MYERS/Youth Radio Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick tears into Mitt Romney's record as the governor of that state. He, like the...

What Should Be Done With Aurora's Century 16 Theater?

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2012 | Denver

By ASSOCIATED PRESS AURORA, Colo. -- The Denver suburb of Aurora is asking residents what should be done with the movie theater where 12 people wer...

Suspected Aurora Shooter Officially Evicted From His Apartment

Posted 08.16.2012 | Denver

Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes has been officially evicted from his Aurora apartment as of Wednesday, The Denver Post reports. All of hi...

2 Dead, 15 Injured In Aurora Apartment Fire

Posted 08.07.2012 | Denver

Two people are dead and 15 injured after a fire broke out in an Aurora apartment building late Monday night. The apartment is directly across from the...

Jeffrey Ross Tells Aurora Joke At Roast, Says He 'Crossed A Line'

Posted 08.06.2012 | Denver

On Saturday, stand-up comic Jeffrey Ross told an Aurora theater shooting joke during the taping of Comedy Central's roast of Roseanne Barr. Unapologet...

Aurora Victims Reach Out To Wisconsin Victims Via Social Media

Posted 08.06.2012 | Denver

The shooting at a suburban Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin on Sunday that left seven dead, including the gunman, and three in critical condition h...

When the Hollywood Horror Film Is Real Life

Tristine Skyler | Posted 10.03.2012 | Crime
Tristine Skyler

If the story of our country were a movie, we have established the villain: our ineffective gun laws. If our story were a movie, the hero -- reluctant or not -- would accept his calling by the end of act one.

No Surprise That Colorado Shooter Was Intelligent, Academic

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.29.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee The story of the midnight shooting spree in a movie theater in Colorado that left 24 people dead has everyone talking about safety and...

Mourning Aurora

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 09.29.2012 | Religion
Judy Bolton-Fasman

Here we are again, reading names. Piecing together life stories from the snapshots and accompanying biographical summaries. Here we are again in another "there but for the Grace of God Go I" moment.

Assault Weapons Ban: It's Common Sense

Larry Hirsch | Posted 09.28.2012 | Crime
Larry Hirsch

With all of the important issues dominating the political debate, the economy, health care, International Affairs to name a few it had slipped my mind...

Aurora: Questions That Will Continue to Haunt Us

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Unlike some Americans who almost as predictable as the massacres themselves offer only two extreme solutions -- arm every American or ban every gun -- I am left once again only with questions.

Gabriel Iglesias Talks Benefit Show For Shooting Victim Caleb Medley

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.27.2012 | Denver

Gabriel Iglesias, nationally-known stand-up comic, was so moved by the tragedy of the Aurora shooting that he has announced a benefit show for Caleb M...

Colorado Companies Exemplify Leadership in Times of Crisis

Gerald McSwiggan | Posted 09.26.2012 | Denver
Gerald McSwiggan

Like many people, I was shocked and saddened to hear about the shooting tragedy that happened last week in Colorado. But as often happens when tragedy strikes, the community, including the business community, came together in Aurora to help those affected by this terrible crime.

Tell the Candidates: We Want Solutions to the Gun Madness

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

Forget the political insiders and their pronouncements that the gun issue is "settled." The people need to take it directly to the two presidential candidates and let their voices be heard to demand solutions to the recurring American nightmare of gun violence.

United Offers Free Airfare To Grieving Family Of Aurora Victim

Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel

United Airlines is stepping up in a big way to assist the grieving family members of one victim of the Aurora Shootings. The airline is offering to...

Good Violence, Bad Violence

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Robert Koehler

From Charles Whitman up to the present day, the collective American memory preserves the name of the killer. We're far too fascinated with violence not to mythologize its perpetrators.

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell's Brutal Take Down Of O'Reilly

Posted 07.26.2012 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell tore into Bill O'Reilly on his MSNBC show Wednesday for taking what he described as conflicting positions on gun control. Follo...

Gene Demby

Obama: Gun Restrictions 'Shouldn't Be Controversial, But Common Sense' | Gene Demby | Posted 07.25.2012 | Black Voices

President Barack Obama called for "common sense" gun restrictions in the aftermath of last week's mass killing in Aurora, Colo., in a speech to a majo...

Helicopter Parenting in the Wake of Aurora Shootings

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 09.24.2012 | Parents
Joanne Bamberger

I know our 12-year-old is going to ask for assurance that something like that can never happen to her and would never happen where we live. And I know there will be nightmares and much more anxiety to come for her when neither I nor her dad can make her that promise.

Another ABC News Report On Aurora Shooting Disputed

Posted 07.25.2012 | Media

Another ABC News report on the tragic Aurora shooting has been disputed, TVSpy reported on Wednesday. ABC News and New York Daily News reported on...

Republicans Have Made It Harder to Vote, Easier to Buy Guns

Bob Cesca | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

In a Republican world, it's mandatory for government to regulate voting even though the Constitution repeatedly deregulates voting, while it's a trespass against patriotism to regulate firearms, even though the Constitution explicitly calls for firearms to be "well regulated."

Stigmas, Stereotypes, and the Theater Shooting

Marcus Bright | Posted 09.24.2012 | Crime
Marcus Bright

As the nation mourns over this horrific tragedy, we should also reflect on the stigma and stereotypes that surround mental health and the way that we categorize different segments of people.

The Aurora Shootings and the Mean World Syndrome

David Ropeik | Posted 09.24.2012 | Crime
David Ropeik

Does violence in media lead to violence in the real world? If we think the world is a 'mean' and violent and unsafe place, the kind of world we see again and again in both the news and so much entertainment media, we live our lives accordingly.

First Photos Of Aurora Victim's New Baby Released

Posted 07.25.2012 | Parents

"No matter how bad a situation may seem there is always the chance that good may come from it." That's the first line of an update on ...