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Aurora Theater Shooting

Legislature Passes Landmark Expansion Of Background Checks

AP | KRISTEN WYATT and IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.15.2013 | Denver

DENVER — A landmark expansion of background checks on firearm purchases was approved Friday by lawmakers in Colorado, a politically moderate sta...

Holmes Was Hospitalized, Frequently Restrained After Shooting

AP | By DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes was taken from jail to the psychiatric ward of a hospital in November because he was consider...

Judge Denies Holmes' Defense Request On Insanity Law

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.08.2013 | Denver

By DAN ELLIOTT, ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER — The judge in the deadly Colorado theater shootings has denied a request by defense lawyers to declare a...

Colo. Theater Shooting Suspect May Plead Insanity

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.01.2013 | Crime

DENVER — Attorneys for the suspect in the deadly Colorado theater shooting said for the first time that they're considering entering a plea of n...

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...

Aurora Victims Being Harassed By Conspiracy Theorists

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 04.09.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Victims and witnesses in the Colorado theater shootings have been pestered by conspiracy theorists, impersonated in court filings and h...

Aurora Theater Reopens 6 Months After Massacre

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 01.18.2013 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- One survivor had to pause on his way into the theater and pray. Another braced for flashbacks as he entered the auditorium where 12 p...

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...

Theater Shooting Suspect Asked To Get Notebook Back

AP | Posted 02.09.2013 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Authorities say that attorneys for the Colorado movie shooting suspect called the University of Colorado four days after the...

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...

Court Unseals Documents From Aurora Theater Shooting

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 11.28.2012 | Crime

DENVER -- After weeks of secrecy surrounding the Colorado theater shooting case, most of the documents filed in court will be released to the public o...

Judge Makes Decision On James Holmes Documents

AP | Posted 11.27.2012 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A judge has denied a request from prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting to redact court documents that already have b...

Family Members Of Aurora Victims Say They Need Funds NOW

AP | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact

AURORA, Colo. — Family members of some of the people killed in the Colorado theater shootings are still concerned that money collected by a fund...

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?