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Aurora Theater Shooting

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

Tom Sullivan | Posted 09.16.2014 | 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.

Second Sanity Exam For Theater Shooter Can Be Filmed, Judge Rules

AP | Posted 07.24.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The judge in the Colorado theater shootings case says a psychiatrist can video-record the second sanity evaluation of defend...

Judge Rejects Request For More Time From Accused Theater Shooter's Defense

AP | Posted 07.22.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case pleaded Tuesday for more time so they can interview a psychiatrist ...

Today Marks 2 Years Since Theater Massacre

AP | Posted 07.20.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) -- On July 20, 2012, a man wearing police-style armor killed 12 people and injured 70 during a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises"...

Theater Shooter's Defense Lawyers Tried To Sway Potential Jurors: DA

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 04.30.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shootings accused defense lawyers of trying to influence potential jurors when they publicized Jam...

State Senator: It's 'A Good Thing' That Aurora Shooter Had 100-Round Magazine

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

Colorado Republican Sen. Bernie Herpin (Colo. Springs) is facing backlash for saying that it was "maybe a good thing" that accused gunman James Holmes...

Sanity Hearing Will Be Closed To The Public, Media

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 12.21.2013 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — The public and the news media will be barred from a pretrial hearing in the Colorado theater shooting case that will include testimony...

Shootings, Other Woes Take Political Toll On Colorado Governor

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Stepping away after consoling families and victims in the latest of a string of violent s...

Colorado Gun Group Raffling Same Type Of Weapon Used In Aurora Theater Shooting

The Huffington Post | Farah Mohamed | Posted 10.30.2013 | Politics

A group backing the recall of state lawmakers who support gun control is auctioning off an AR-15, the same type of gun used in the 2012 movie theater ...

Explosives In Holmes' Apartment Were Found Illegally: Lawyers

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 10.23.2013 | Crime

Evidence that was gathered from Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes' apartment, including the explosives that Holmes had allegedly booby-tr...

James Holmes' Bank Records Were Improperly Seized: Police

Posted 10.21.2013 | Crime

During their testimony on Monday, Aurora police admitted that they did not know that they had improperly seized Aurora theater shooting suspect James ...

What Evidence Can Be Used Against James Holmes?

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 10.21.2013 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes returns to court for another round of skirmishes over what evidence can be used against h...

Fox Reporter Hearing Delayed In Colorado Theater Shooting Case

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.04.2013 | Media

A Colorado judge postponed a hearing for Fox News reporter Jana Winter, who may have to reveal her sources regarding a story she wrote about the conte...

Death Penalty Case Faces More Challenges

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.04.2013 | Crime

Lawyers for the Colorado theater shooting suspect filed at least six new constitutional challenges to the state's death penalty laws on Monday. In...

Theater Shooting Suspect's Dating Profile An Issue?

AP | Posted 10.01.2013 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case says prosecutors can present evidence involving the suspect's memberships on...

One Year Later, Aurora Looks For Healing

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 09.19.2013 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. — Some recited the names of the dead. Some did good deeds for their neighbors. Some practiced yoga, walked through nature, or simp...

Aurora, Newtown Survivors Honor Theater Victims

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 09.18.2013 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. — Survivors of mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut gathered with dozens of supporters Friday in a suburban Denver park to h...

American Moms Honor the Victims of the Aurora Mass Shooting One Year Later

Shannon Watts | Posted 09.18.2013 | Denver
Shannon Watts

This weekend, moms across the country will be gathering in our communities to remember those whose lives were lost just one year ago in Colorado. As we come together yet again to commemorate those who have been tragically taken away from their loved ones as a result of gun violence, we are also sending the message that we aren't going to take this anymore.

Aurora Survivors Recall Shooting, A Year Later

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.20.2013 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- It is not a small club, the survivors of the shootings at Theater 9. The Century 16 auditorium was packed – 421 men, women and...

A Year Later, Aurora Shooting Suspect Remains An Enigma

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 09.17.2013 | Denver

DENVER — His face was hidden behind a gas mask, and he was costumed from head to toe in a police-style helmet, black cargo pants and black vest....

Aurora Victim's Parents: Take The Alex Teves Challenge

Posted 07.18.2013 | Denver

Nearly one year after the Aurora shooting, the parents of one of the 12 who were killed during the midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" say t...

DA Pushes To Let Aurora Shooting Victims Attend Trial

AP | Posted 07.17.2013 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case say they have received "a voluminous number" of calls from victims who are conc...

Aurora, One Year Later: Gun Debate Still Rages

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 07.17.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- The last time Colorado enacted gun control measures was in the wake of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting, and once the laws were on th...

Judge Scolds Defense

AP | Posted 07.11.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- The judge in the Colorado theater shootings has scolded defense lawyers for accusing him of having an improper conversation with the sheriff...

Holmes' Parents Can Be At Trial

AP | Posted 07.08.2013 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- A judge says the parents of the man accused of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others at a Colorado movie theater can sit in on...