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Aurora Theater Shooting

Theater Shooter's Lawyers Desperate To Limit Gore, Emotion

AP | By SADIE GURMAN | Posted 05.19.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial are trying hard to keep jurors from knowing the worst details of t...

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...

Officers Describe Hellish Scene In Theater After Shootings

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 04.30.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Officers who rushed to the scene of the Colorado theater shooting entered a hellish world of bloody victims, noxious smells...

Jury Selected For Colorado Theater Shooting Trial

AP | Posted 04.14.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A jury was seated Tuesday in the death penalty trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes after a selection process tha...

Father Of Theater Shooting Victim Finds Solace In Officer

AP | Posted 01.22.2015 | Crime

EVERGREEN, Colo. (AP) -- Ian Sullivan visits his daughter's grave on her birthday every year since a gunman burst into a crowded Colorado movie theate...

Why Is James Holmes' Trial So Delayed?

AP | Posted 12.20.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) -- Defense lawyers acknowledge that James Holmes opened fire on an Aurora movie theater auditorium on July 20, 2012, killing 12 people and...

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.

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.