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Aurora Massacre

Guns Do Kill People

Michael Shammas | Posted 02.16.2013 | College
Michael Shammas

Anyone debating gun laws has inevitably run into a pro-gun supporter who, pulling out his trump card, has declared: "Guns don't kill people; people kill people!" But what happened in China hours before Newtown demonstrates the folly of this pithy argument.

Without a Gun, How Many Lives Would Have Been Saved?

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Every time another mass shooting happens in the United States, the debate over gun control comes fleetingly to the forefront -- until political fear paralyzes courage and action.

'Dark Knight Rises' Tops Newcomers To Win Box Office

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.29.2012 | Entertainment

Despite much debate on Saturday afternoon over whether the massacre in Aurora, Colo. on July 20 would negatively affect ticket sales for the rest of t...

Colorado Shooting Victims Mourned In 3 States

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 07.29.2012 | Denver

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- A man who saved his girlfriend's life at the Colorado movie shooting was remembered for his selfless sacrifice Saturday, while an...

'Dark Knight Rises' Composer Writes Song For Aurora

AP | Posted 07.27.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- "The Dark Knight Rises" composer Hans Zimmer has composed a song dedicated to the Aurora, Colo., shooting victims. Zimmer posted the trac...

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...

Police Pleaded For Ambulances On Night Of Shooting

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 07.27.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- As the horror unfolded for police first on the scene of the Colorado theater massacre, the officers repeatedly sent out urgent pleas for mor...

Some Critical Ambulance Delays On Night Of Shooting

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 09.25.2012 | Denver

DENVER — As police officers pleaded for all available medics to converge on the scene of the Colorado movie theater massacre last week, a two-ma...

Will Audiences Head To The Theater This Weekend?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 07.26.2012 | Entertainment

"The Dark Knight Rises" has earned over $211 million at the domestic box office so far, but the Batman finale is lagging behind the six-day grosses of...

DENIED: Judge Bars Release Of Alleged Shooter's Records

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 09.25.2012 | Crime

DENVER — Tightening the secrecy over the year Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes spent studying neuroscience, a judge has barred the Univers...

Olympic Swimmer From Colo. 'So Shaken' By Aurora Shootings

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 09.25.2012 | Denver

LONDON — Missy Franklin is dedicating all her Olympic races to her home state of Colorado. The 17-year-old swimmer said Thursday she was affect...

Broncos Report To Camp, Hope To Lift Spirits In Wake Of Shooting

AP | ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 07.26.2012 | Denver

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos reported to camp Wednesday hoping to lift the spirits of a community in mourning over the movie theater massacr...

When Bad Things Happen Around Good Movies

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 07.27.2012 | Entertainment

It's difficult to conceive of a time when "The Dark Knight Rises" won't automatically conjure mental images of the deadly shooting at a midnight scree...

Suspected Shooter's Neighbors Allowed To Return Home

AP | Posted 07.26.2012 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Neighbors of the accused Colorado theater shooter are being allowed back home after investigators spent days combing the apartment of...

Suspected Shooter Described Killings In Package Sent To CU

AP | Posted 07.27.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- The university once attended by a man accused of killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater confirmed on Wednesday that it received a sus...

Gun Sales Skyrocket In Colorado In Wake Of Shooting

AP | MIKE BAKER and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 07.25.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Firearms sales are surging in the wake of the Colorado movie massacre as buyers express fears about both personal safety and lawmakers who a...

Aurora Shooting Suspect Wants To Know How The Movie Ends, Say Jail Workers

Posted 07.25.2012 | Crime

How big a Batman fan is Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes? The suspect in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history had a Batman poster in his bed...

Colorado Gun Sales Spike After Aurora Theater Shooting

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.24.2012 | Denver

Less than one week after the mass shooting which left 12 dead at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., the Denver Post reports background checks for peopl...

Warner Bros. Makes Donation To Aurora Victims

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 09.23.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — There seems to be very little of the blame-it-on-Hollywood backlash in the wake of the Colorado theater massacre that so often occ...

Heath Ledger's Dad Wants Better Gun Control In U.S.

Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment

Kim Ledger, the father of Heath Ledger, has joined Christopher Nolan, Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway in condemning the massacre at an Aurora, Co. mo...

Aurora -- No More!

Robert V. Taylor | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics
Robert V. Taylor

Yes the political intransigence and cheap slogans of those on the extremes of the gun control debate are pervasive. But haven't we allowed that by our silence? Instead, be part of creating a new course of conversation.

PHOTOS: Victims Recount The Terror, Give Thanks

Posted 07.24.2012 | Crime

"Thank you God for the gift of life! i promise it will not go to waste" Zack Golditch, a high school football star who took a bullet in the neck an...

PHOTO: Facebook User Posts Ticket Stub From Batman Movie Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 07.20.2012 | Technology

Around 12:30 a.m. on Friday, an armed man entered a Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, where the midnight premier of the latest Batman film...

How News Of The Horrific 'Batman' Shooting Spread

Posted 07.20.2012 | Technology

A terrifying tragedy unfolded at a midnight screening of the new Batman film in the Denver suburb of Aurora, Colorado on Friday morning. A masked gunm...