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Aurora Shooting 2012

NRA Made Questionable Appeal After Colorado Shooting

Bloomberg | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

Three days after a gunman calling himself the Joker from the Batman series shot dead 12 people in a suburban Denver movie theater, the National Rifle ...

Aurora Theater Shooting: Did CU-Denver Drop The Ball?

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 08.04.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- In the wake of the Virginia Tech tragedy five years ago, the University of Colorado and other schools across the U.S. created "threat assess...

Jon Blunk Remembered: All He Wanted Was 'To Help People'

Posted 08.03.2012 | Denver

In the wake of the devastating Aurora theater shooting that took the lives of 12 and injured 58, some stories of heroism emerged from the tragedy that...

Back To School In The Wake Of Tragedy

Posted 08.06.2012 | Denver

It has been two weeks since the Aurora movie theater shooting left 12 dead and 58 injured and the affects of the massacre are widespread in the Aurora...

10 Shooting Victims Still Remain Hospitalized

Posted 08.02.2012 | Denver

The Aurora movie theater shooting during a midnight screening of "The Dark Night Rises" left 12 dead and 58 injured. Now, nearly two weeks later, 10 v...

Aurora Survivor Calls For Suspect's Death By 'Firing Squad'

Posted 08.01.2012 | Crime

A survivor of the "Dark Knight" massacre has publicly called for the alleged shooter to suffer the death penalty by firing squad. Carli Richards, w...

Victims With Gunshot Head Wounds Recovering

Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver

Aurora shooting victim Yousef Gharbi was reportedly the first patient to arrive at the University of Colorado Hospital shortly after the "Dark Knight ...

Implications from Aurora

Larry Cohen | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Larry Cohen

In a sense, we suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder on a national scale, but do nothing to heal as a society or to prevent these killings from happening again. We have become a traumatized country, paralyzed by norms and values that result in condoning violence.

HuffPost Live: Do Gun Laws Infringe Upon Blacks' Rights?

Posted 08.07.2012 | Black Voices

In the wake of the massacre in Aurora, Col. on July 20, the debate over gun rights has heated up. But would new gun restrictions disproportionatel...

On the Origin of American Gun Violence

Eric Michael Johnson | Posted 09.30.2012 | Science
Eric Michael Johnson

The hope is that if we can isolate the factor that pushes some people to murder their fellow citizens, perhaps we can alter our social environment and reduce the likelihood that these terrible acts will be repeated in the future. The only problem is, which one could it be?

Self-Preservation or Principles: A UK Perspective on the U.S. Gun Debate

David Miles | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
David Miles

One obvious question raised by the student campaigns to carry concealed weapons is whether the death tolls in any of these massacres would have been lower if the teachers, tutors or moviegoers had been able to shoot back?

Stand Your Ground

Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Ed Crego, George Muñoz and Frank Islam

We are in a situation that demands objective scrutiny and attention. This focus can provide the impartial information that our elected officials and we need to arm ourselves and to stand our ground to defend our "inalienable rights" as citizens not just the right to bear arms.

What Should Be Done With Theater Site?

Posted 07.31.2012 | Denver

While makeshift memorials and candle outcroppings in Aurora continue to grow by the hour, the community is faced with the question: what to do with th...

Screen Violence Could Be Breaking Wall Between Entertainment, Reality

The Crimson White | Posted 09.29.2012 | College
The Crimson White

The violence in these films and others, as well as TV shows and video games, has reached a state of normalcy for many of us, even classified as "entertainment."

Mother Of Youngest Victim Will Be Paralyzed

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 09.29.2012 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- The Colorado woman who lost her 6-year-old daughter in the Aurora theater shooting and suffered a miscarriage is expected to be p...

David Lohr

Read The Criminal Complaint Filed Againts Aurora Shooting Suspect | David Lohr | Posted 07.30.2012 | Crime

Formal charges were filed Monday against James Holmes, the man suspected in the fatal shooting of 12 moviegoers during a recent screening of "The Dark...

David Lohr

Suspected Colorado Shooter Formally Charged | David Lohr | Posted 07.30.2012 | Crime

Prosecutors filed formal charges on Monday against James Holmes, the lone suspect in the fatal shooting of 12 moviegoers during a screening of "The Da...

Man Arrested For Bringing A Gun Into Theater

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 09.29.2012 | Denver

Thornton Police arrested a 48-year-old man after he alarmed movie goers and theater staff for openly carrying a gun into the theater complex. Jam...

Colorado Shooting Suspect To Face Formal Charges

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 09.28.2012 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes appeared just as dazed as he did in his first court hearing after the deadly Colorado movie theater massacre. ...

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...

Colorado Theater Lacked Security On Night Of Shooting Massacre

AP | MIKE BAKER and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 07.29.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- The Colorado movie theater complex that was the scene of a gunman's massacre this month didn't have any uniformed security guards on duty th...

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...

I Want to Believe This World Is Not Evil

John Buffalo Mailer | Posted 09.28.2012 | Home
John Buffalo Mailer

In times of national fear and existential questions, we need to open up our hearts and minds and really start listening to each other about the world we want to live in, and how to make that world our reality.

Woman Critically Wounded In Colorado Theater Shooting Suffers Miscarriage

AP | Posted 09.27.2012 | Denver

DENVER — A woman who was critically wounded in the Colorado theater shooting that left dead her 6-year-old daughter has suffered a miscarriage. ...

21 News Organizations: Unseal Shooting Case Documents

AP | Posted 07.28.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- A group of 21 news organizations is asking a judge to reverse his order sealing court records in the case against James Holmes, the man accu...