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The Midterm Election in Aurora, Colorado Where My Son Was Shot Must Address Gun Control

Tom Sullivan | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics
Tom Sullivan

Colorado did the right thing and closed the loophole that made it easy for criminals, convicted domestic abusers, and the seriously mentally ill to buy guns without any questions asked. But we need more from our Congressman on gun violence.

Hollywood After Aurora Murders: 'They Don't Want To Deal With It'

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 09.15.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — It was a year ago this week that the sickening sound of gunfire rang out at a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora...

Theater Shooting Suspect's Lawyers Say He Killed 12 People

AP | Posted 07.11.2013 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- For the first time, lawyers for accused theater shooter James Holmes say he killed 12 people and wounded dozens more at an Aurora...

Judge Orders Hearing On Graphic Crime Scene Images In Holmes Trial

Reuters | Posted 09.07.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, July 8 (Reuters) - The Colorado judge presiding over the murder case of accused theater gunman James Holmes s...

'I Felt My Life Was Crashing Down Around Me'

Isabel Song | Posted 07.30.2013 | Teen
Isabel Song

I have never genuinely felt the retched feeling that my life was crashing down around me. The fear that surged through me paralyzed my body. I didn't know what to do or what to say. For the first time in my life, I was faced with the possibility that my family might be dead.

James Holmes' Lawyers Say Insanity Defense Law Is Unconstitutional

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2013 | Denver

(Recasts with court hearing) By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 23 (Reuters) - Lawyers for accused Colorado movie ...

Holmes Received 6 Shipments Of Ammo From Online Retailer Before Shooting

Posted 05.23.2013 | Denver

Search warrants filed hours after the Aurora movie theater shooting released Wednesday by a judge reveal that Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes rec...

Gun Sales Soar In Colorado As Gun Control Laws Pass

Posted 05.21.2013 | Denver

As Colorado lawmakers passed historic and sweeping gun control laws during the first quarter of the year, gun sales surged, breaking new records in th...

GOP Senator 'Broke His Promise', New Ad Alleges

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

Anti-gun violence group Mayors Against Illegal Guns released a tough ad Friday against Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), featuring the mom of an Aurora shoot...

Aurora Theater Shooting Prompts New Mental Health Law

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.17.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Days after a gunman entered a suburban Denver movie theater, killing 12 moviegoers and injuring 70 others, Gov. John Hickenlooper and Colora...

Aurora Shooting Suspect Asking Judge To Change His Plea

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 07.13.2013 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes formally told a judge on Monday that he wants to change his plea ...

Lawsuit Against Holmes' Psychiatrist Placed On Hold

AP | Posted 05.08.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A lawsuit against a psychiatrist who treated Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes has been put on hold to avoid conflicts with the...

Colo. Taxpayers Billed For Witness Travel In Holmes Case

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 06.10.2013 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The judge in the Colorado theater shootings refused again Wednesday to make a quick decision on whether to order a Fox News ...

CU Faces New Questions In Aurora Massacre

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 06.05.2013 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — New questions confronted the University of Colorado, Denver on Friday amid disclosures that a psychiatrist who treated theat...

Report: Holmes' Attorneys Offer Guilty Plea To Avoid Death Penalty

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.27.2013 | Crime

DENVER — Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes has offered to plead guilty and serve the rest of his life in prison to avoid the death ...

Fox Reporter Seeks Delay In Aurora Shooting Hearing

AP | Posted 03.19.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A New York-based reporter is seeking to delay a Colorado court hearing where she has been ordered to testify about her confidential sources ...

Holmes Was Hospitalized, Frequently Restrained After Shooting

AP | By DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes was taken from jail to the psychiatric ward of a hospital in November because he was consider...

Judge Denies Holmes' Defense Request On Insanity Law

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.08.2013 | Denver

By DAN ELLIOTT, ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER — The judge in the deadly Colorado theater shootings has denied a request by defense lawyers to declare a...

Will Holmes Plead Insanity?

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, March 1 (Reuters) - Attorneys for accused movie theater gunman James Holmes are asking a judge to rule on the...

Dems Pass Bold New Gun Measures In House Committee

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.13.2013 | Denver

After a full day Tuesday of listening to testimony from gun control advocates and opponents, Colorado Democrats passed two bold new bills aimed at cur...

Universal Background Checks Bill Passes House Committee

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.13.2013 | Denver

After hours of emotional testimony from opponents and supporters of gun control referencing mass shootings in Aurora and Newtown as well as the Columb...

Aurora Victims Being Harassed By Conspiracy Theorists

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 04.09.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Victims and witnesses in the Colorado theater shootings have been pestered by conspiracy theorists, impersonated in court filings and h...

Colorado Police Thinking Outside The Box To Make Kids Feel Safe

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 02.07.2013 | Denver

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. -- Stunned by the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Connecticut, police and school officials in one Colorado county felt th...

Colorado Bill Would Make It Harder To Plead Insanity

AP | Posted 04.08.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado lawmakers are considering whether to make it tougher for defendants to be found not guilty by reason of insanity, prompted in ...

Gun Owners, Manufacturers Would Face Civil Liability Under New Bill

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2013 | Denver

* Measures would move Colorado to forefront of gun debate * But state would be at odds with 2005 federal law By Keith Co...