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Aurora Theater Shooting

Congress Has Mastered One Way Of Responding To Mass Shootings

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.03.2015 | Politics

For your consideration, we present to you the incredible true story of the longest uninterrupted moment of silence ever attempted. No one can remember...

Did the James Holmes Jurors Get It Right?

Kevin Sali | Posted 08.11.2015 | Crime
Kevin Sali

The law in this area requires decisions that are uniquely individualized -- not only as to the defendant, his offense, and his victims, but also as to each individual juror making the ultimate life-or-death decision.

James Holmes Sentenced To Life In Prison For Aurora Theater Shooting

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.07.2015 | Crime

"The death of a seriously mentally ill man is not justice, no matter how tragic the case is. Please, no more death." So said defense attorney Tamara B...

The Sentence Is In For Aurora Shooter James Holmes

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.07.2015 | Crime

Update: On Friday, the jury of nine women and three men sentenced James Holmes to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2012 theate...

Jury Begins Deliberating Fate Of Shooter In Colorado Movie Theater

Reuters | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.15.2015 | Crime

Jurors in Colorado's movie massacre trial began deliberating on Wednesday on the fate of gunman James Holmes, who has pleaded not guilty by reason of ...

Colorado Shooter's Urge to Kill Could Set Him Free

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 07.07.2016 | Crime
Amy Dardashtian

A jury will soon decide whether James Holmes is guilty or not guilty by reason of insanity. Last week, one of his victims, Ashley Moser, took the stand in her wheelchair.

Psychologist: James Holmes Not Faking Mental Illness

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2016 | Crime

By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 2 (Reuters) - A neuropsychologist who ran tests on Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holme...

Over-Exposed at the Holmes Trial

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 06.18.2016 | Crime
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

Judge Carlos Samour, Jr. dismissed 3 jurors for violating his repeated instructions "to avoid outside information on James Holmes' death penalty trial and not talk about the case with anyone."

Insane Or Evil? Trial Fills In Details Of Colorado Movie Gunman

Reuters | Keith Coffman and Daniel Wallis | Posted 05.02.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - Harrowing accounts from survivors dominated the first week of Colorado's movie theater massacre trial, but amid the tears a much more deta...

NRA Uses Gun Violence to Maximize Profits

Harlan Green | Posted 12.27.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

How can we believe the National Rifle Association opposes gun violence when every mass murder committed with guns is answered by the NRA's call to buy more weapons, which increases their profits?

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.

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...

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 ...

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...

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 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...

Guns and Consequences

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The most surprising consequence of the new law in Colorado has nothing to do with losing manufacturers. It has to do with the state of Colorado losing counties.

Aurora Theater Employee Criticizes Lack Of Memorial On Reddit

Posted 06.29.2013 | Denver

Nearly one year after one of the worst mass shootings in United States history, the movie theater where the massacre took place has reopened for busin...

Judge Accepts Theater Shooting Suspect's Plea

Posted 08.04.2013 | Crime

BY DAN ELLIOTT, ASSOCIATED PRESS CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- A judge on Tuesday accepted James' Holmes plea of not guilty by reason of insanity, sett...

The Insanity Defense: James Holmes, the Aurora Shootings and the Psychiatrist's Dilemma

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.30.2013 | Crime
Mark Rubinstein

Lawyers for James Holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater, now say he will change his plea f...

'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.