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Colorado Shooting

James Holmes Helped Police Defuse Bombs At His Apartment

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.18.2013 | Crime

Aurora police officers testified in court Thursday that theater shooting suspect James Holmes helped the officers to diffuse explosives that Holmes ha...

James Holmes' Attorneys Want Public Access To Shooting Case Restricted

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.27.2013 | Crime

Attorneys for suspected Aurora theater shooter James Holmes have filed a motion to keep more information about the case secret from the public. Hol...

Secret James Holmes Mental Health Report Completed

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.09.2013 | Crime

DENVER -- A report detailing the mental health of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes has been completed and sent to the court, according t...

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...

Holmes Received 6 Shipments Of Ammo From Online Retailer Before Shooting

Posted 05.23.2013 | Denver

Search warrants filed hours after the Aurora movie theater shooting released Wednesday by a judge reveal that Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes rec...

Boulder Sinkhole: Folsom St. Re-Opened After Weekend Repairs

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 06.29.2013 | Denver

After working through the weekend, Boulder crews were able to repair and re-open Folsom Street this morning after a water main break on Thursday opene...

Young Coloradans Remember the Victims of VA Tech

Steve Fenberg | Posted 06.16.2013 | Denver
Steve Fenberg

Today, we remember the young victims of the Virginia Tech shooting by committing ourselves to reduce gun violence. Too many mass shootings and daily acts of gun violence have ended young lives for us not to speak out.

Pundits, Get Real! Not All Gun Crimes (and Solutions) Are the Same

Paul Heroux | Posted 03.02.2013 | Crime
Paul Heroux

There are different types of gun violence, just like there are different types of diseases. And just like difference types of diseases and illnesses, there are different approaches to reduce gun violence.

Keep Gun Control Rising

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

From the fiscal cliff debate to the crisis in Syria, the news cycle and our attention spans will eventually wander. That is why it is all the more important for the Democratic party to keep the pressure up on gun control.

A Look At Gun Violence And Gun Control In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.17.2012 | Denver

Last Friday's horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. has reignited the gun control debate once again and some high-profil...

Moral Nation: Why Our Constitution Demands Gun Control

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

We are a highly moral country. We decry torture, we decry discrimination, we decry exploitation, and we decry political suppression wherever in the world it occurs. Then why should we not decry the terror of gun violence?

Holmes Fantasized About Killing 'A Lot Of People' Weeks Before Shooting

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2013 | Denver

(Adds details, background) By Keith Coffman DENVER, Dec 5 (Reuters) - A psychiatrist who treated accused Colorado theat...

Judge Merges 7 Lawsuits Against Theater Chain In Aurora Shooting

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2013 | Denver

By Robert Boczkiewicz DENVER, Nov 26 (Reuters) - A federal judge in Denver on Monday ordered the consolidation of seven lawsuits broug...

Batman Shooting Suspect Hospitalized For 'Half-Hearted' Suicide Attempt

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.15.2012 | Crime

James Holmes, the alleged shooter in the Aurora movie theater massacre, was taken to a hospital after running headfirst into a jail cell wall. Law ...

Restoring Sanity: A Desperate Need for Ammunition Control

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

If medicines and even tobacco are regulated, why is ammunition sold without any type of control?

Funeral For Youngest Aurora Shooting Victim Held Today

Posted 10.23.2012 | Denver

Governor John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on Tuesday in memory of the youngest victim of the Aurora theater shoot...

Aurora Shooting Survivor Makes Demand Of Candidates

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

Stephen Barton, who survived the mass shooting in a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., has a message to the presidential candidates before the debate: Co...

Theater Seeks Dismissal Of Lawsuits Stemming From Shooting

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Sept 27 (Reuters) - A theater chain being sued by three Colorado moviegoers who were hurt when a gunman opene...

Majority Want Aurora Century 16 Theater Reopened: Survey

Posted 09.21.2012 | Denver

In August, the City of Aurora launched an online survey asking what should be done about the Century 16 theater where 12 people were shot to death and...

New Photo Of Suspected Aurora Shooter Without Red Hair

Posted 09.21.2012 | Denver

On the two month anniversary of one of the worst mass shootings in the nation's history, a new booking photo was released of accused Aurora theater sh...

2 Months After Aurora, Coloradans Don't Support Stricter Gun Laws

Posted 09.17.2012 | Denver

Nearly two months have passed since a gunman opened fire on unsuspecting movie-goers at a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" at Century 16 ...

Colorado Remembers 9/11: Hick, Hancock Host Denver Event

Posted 09.11.2012 | Denver

This year's Colorado Remembers ceremony will not only pay tribute to the lives lost during the September 11 terrorist attacks, it will also honor the ...

What the Founding Fathers Would Have Done About Gun Violence in America

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

The right to bear arms should be preserved, but in the context of stricter gun laws that enable law enforcement to control and track weapons, and to provide adequate disincentive for the abuse of firearms.

Friendly Fire: What NYC Shooting tells us about Cops, Guns, and Armed Citizens

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

The fact is that the NYPD's frank admission makes the case for gun control even stronger. What happened in New York City is an example of the mayhem that ensues when guns are used in any situation.