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Aurora Theater Shooting

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.

Aurora Shooting Suspect Offers Guilty Plea

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 05.27.2013 | Crime

By DAN ELLIOTT and P. SOLOMON BANDA, Associated Press DENVER -- Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes have offered to have him...

Aurora Victim's Family Attending State Of The Union Speech

Posted 04.14.2013 | Denver

While the Colorado House Judiciary Committee was battling over two gun control bills, the family of slain Aurora victim AJ Boik have been getting read...

PHOTOS: Aurora Theater Reopens

Posted 03.19.2013 | Denver

Billed as a "night of remembrance," Cinemark reopened the Century Aurora theater for the first time since the July 20th shooting where 12 were killed ...

The Hunger Games Are Coming

Harlan Green | Posted 03.19.2013 | Business
Harlan Green

The Hunger Games is a riveting portrayal of how the young see the modern world, where a privileged elite has a "Stalin-like" control over who lives in plenty or poverty in a post-apocalyptic North America. The young just coming of age are not far from the truth.

Father Of Aurora Victim Shouts Out In Court: 'Rot In Hell Holmes'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.11.2013 | Denver

As Friday's hearing was wrapping up after the announcement that the arraignment hearing for accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes had been postp...

Holmes' Lawyers Not Ready To Enter Plea For Accused Gunman

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2013 | Denver

* Postponement of plea likely at Friday's hearing * Legal experts see insanity defense in the making By Keith Coffman ...

Accused Aurora Shooter Posed With Guns Before Massacre

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2013 | Denver

* Prosecution wraps up pretrial case with pictures * Defense team declines to present evidence, witnesses * Decision on ...

Columbine Survivor: Sandy Hook Students Need To Be Together

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 01.04.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

As the students of Sandy Hook Elementary return to class, they will start to feel a sense of belonging once again, according to one survivor of the de...

'Disgusting Offer': Aurora Theater Sends Opening Night Invitations To Victims' Families

Posted 01.04.2013 | Denver

Family members of those who were killed in the Aurora movie theater shooting sent an angry letter to Cinemark after being invited to "a special evenin...

New District Attorney Takes Charge In Aurora Theater Shooting

Posted 11.07.2012 | Denver

Besides helping to reelect the president and voting to legalize marijuana, Colorado made another change at the ballot box. A new District Attorney wil...

Aurora Shooting Victims' Families Want Guns Discussed At Debate

Reuters | Posted 12.02.2012 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Relatives of victims of a Colorado movie theater shooting rampage demanded on Monday that P...

Stop Blaming Parents when Tragedy Strikes

Eva Glettner | Posted 10.21.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

People, stop judging.

Matt Ferner

Aurora Shooting Survivor Writes 'Healing' Song In Wake Of Tragedy

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Officers Get A Lesson In Gun Laws

Posted 08.16.2012 | Denver

There is no law in Colorado that prohibits the open display of a gun in public city parks, Colorado Springs Police learned after a man was wrongfully ...

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?

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.

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.

Guns in America

Larry Bodine | Posted 10.06.2012 | Crime
Larry Bodine

America is flooded with hundreds of millions of guns. Nearly half -- 47 percent -- of US homes own a firearm. That's 120-150 million people.

Judge In Colorado Shooting Trial Must Make Tough Choice

Reuters | Posted 10.05.2012 | Crime

* Media companies file motion for access * Judge must weigh competing interests * Families' concerns over crime scene ph...

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...