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Aurora Shooting 2012

The Last Aurora Theater Shooting Victim Leaves Hospital

AP | Posted 09.13.2012 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- The final patient remaining in the hospital after being wounded during the mass shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater has left ...

Aurora Shooting Victims To Speak About 'Behind-The-Scenes' Events

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 10.28.2012 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. — Anguished family members of some of the Colorado theater shooting victims lashed out at a fundraising campaign Tuesday, saying i...

Families Planning Joint Press Conference

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 10.27.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Relatives of some of the people killed in the Colorado movie theater shootings plan to speak publicly Tuesday about unspecified events ...

Prosecutors: Aurora Suspect Made Threats Months Before Shooting

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI and DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 10.24.2012 | Crime

DENVER — The man accused of opening fire on an Aurora movie theater told a classmate he wanted to kill people four months before the shooting, n...

Alleged Aurora Shooter Saw 3 Mental Health Experts

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2012 | Crime

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Accused Colorado gunman James Holmes, charged with killing 12 people in a movie theater r...

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...

Matt Ferner

Aurora Shooting Survivor Writes 'Healing' Song In Wake Of Tragedy | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.21.2012 | Denver

Just one month ago, suspected Aurora theater shooter James Holmes allegedly opened fire on movie-goers in Aurora's Century 16 theater watching a midni...

Aurora Theater Shooting: One Month Later

Posted 08.20.2012 | Denver

On July 20, about 20 minutes into a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" suspected shooter James Holmes allegedly opened fire on an unsuspect...

Aurora Victim Responds To Rock Star's Shocking Shooting Comments

Posted 08.17.2012 | Denver

Carli Richards, a survivor of the Aurora movie theater shooting that last month left 12 people dead and 58 injured, has a message for Megadeth frontma...

Alleged Aurora Shooter Shows No Emotion To Talk Of Struggling Victims

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 08.17.2012 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- The suspect in the Aurora movie shooting showed no emotion in court Thursday as a lawyer discussed a charity's efforts to distrib...

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...

Should This Professor Be Fired For Aurora Shooting Joke?

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.16.2012 | College

KINGS POINT, N.Y. -- A professor at the United States Merchant Marine Academy faces dismissal for joking about the Colorado movie theater shootings in...

Dave Mustaine: Obama 'Staged' Aurora, Sikh Shootings

Posted 08.16.2012 | Denver

During a recent show in Singapore during Megadeth's "Th1rt3en World Tour," Mustaine took to the mic from the stage to discuss his beliefs about some o...

Still No Substantive Discussion Of Guns A Month After Aurora Massacre

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.17.2012 | Denver

The majority of Coloradans favor banning assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, surveys by both Public Policy Polling and Quinnipiac University/...

Are We Scared to Go the Movies (Or Do They Just Suck)?

Chris Krapek | Posted 10.08.2012 | Chicago
Chris Krapek

It's been nearly three weeks since the deeply troubling tragedy at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. The box office has been weak ever since. Is there a correlation to be made here, or is it just a matter of not-so-good movies being released?

Aurora Shooing Case Will Remain Sealed

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 10.13.2012 | Denver

DENVER — The judge in the deadly Colorado theater shooting case refused Monday to lift a gag order that prevents the University of Colorado from...

LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION: James Holmes Has A 'Great Amount' of 'Emotional Maturity'

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 08.11.2012 | Crime

DENVER -- The man accused of opening fire in a suburban Denver movie theater had been an excellent student who left an impression good enough for acce...

John Celock

Gun Control 'Little Support' Following Aurora | John Celock | Posted 08.13.2012 | Politics

CHICAGO -- Several Democrats from more conservative states say they don't see a rise in demand for new gun control laws following the deadly shootings...

Anna Susman

University Of Colorado Begins Internal Investigation Over Handling Of James Holmes | Anna Susman | Posted 08.10.2012 | College

The University of Colorado is investigating its staff's communication with James Holmes, a former graduate student at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, ...

Colorado Man Takes Aurora to the Movies

Patience Salgado | Posted 10.10.2012 | Good News
Patience Salgado

On Saturday, August 11, Jason and his friends will stand in black T-shirts in front of five theaters in the Denver area, hanging out a little goodness to a whole lot of people.

Lawyers: Aurora Suspect May Be Mentally Ill

Reuters | Keith Coffman | Posted 10.09.2012 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug 9 (Reuters) - Accused Colorado gunman James Holmes, charged with murder over a shooting rampage last month at a movie theater...

Why Attention Must Not Be Paid: The Consequences of Obsessive Media Coverage of Criminal Suspects

Jody Lyneé Madeira | Posted 10.08.2012 | Crime
Jody Lyneé Madeira

Right now we are dangerously close to repeating earlier mistakes in granting so much airtime to notorious suspects.

Why Gun Control Isn't Working

Death Race | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Death Race

Gun advocates have successfully been able to make this a debate about FREEDOM, something that's impossible to argue against. Those of you looking to counter them need to find an equally unassailable position, and "Fuck this! We need to banish guns forever!" isn't it.

Turning Killers Into Superstars? Are We Feeding Crime?

Nicole Glass | Posted 08.07.2012 | Crime
Nicole Glass

Just hours after each of the heartbreaking shootings, Holmes and Page were on their way to becoming common household names. While locked behind bars, they become notorious Twitter superstars, dominating news feeds and television debates.

Politicians Hammered by the NRA

Charles Garcia | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics
Charles Garcia

No politician, including the most powerful man in the free world, wants to pull the trigger on solving the complex issue of gun control.