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Colorado Shooting

Some Critical Ambulance Delays On Night Of Shooting

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 09.25.2012 | Denver

DENVER — As police officers pleaded for all available medics to converge on the scene of the Colorado movie theater massacre last week, a two-ma...

Courage Isn't Going to the Movies

Richey Piiparinen | Posted 10.10.2012 | Entertainment
Richey Piiparinen

Let's temper the faux bravery related to eating popcorn. The horror of Aurora--while committed by an individual -- was surely also precipitated by problems with deep societal roots.

Sam Stein

A Game Of Hot Potato Over Gun Laws For Obama, Romney And Congress | Sam Stein | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders are in broad agreement that something needs to be done about gun violence in the wake o...

Some Are Too Quick to Criticize the Disabled

David Vognar | Posted 09.25.2012 | Media
David Vognar

That both the liberal Ebert and the conservative Brooks muddle the facts shows that media's image of those with mental disabilities is just about the same, regardless of political affiliation. Clearly we are a long way from treating the disabled as equal citizens.

The 10 Bumper-Sticker Gun Debates That Convince Nobody

Russ Belville | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Russ Belville

It's time that we had a real conversation on gun violence in America that goes deeper than the following dumb bumper-sticker arguments that blog comments sections seem to always devolve into.

'He Had A Heart Of Gold'

AP | Posted 09.25.2012 | Denver

PHOENIX — An Arizona man who was among the Colorado movie theater shooting victims was cremated this week, as his father remembered him as havin...

DENIED: Judge Bars Release Of Alleged Shooter's Records

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 09.25.2012 | Crime

DENVER — Tightening the secrecy over the year Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes spent studying neuroscience, a judge has barred the Univers...

Olympic Swimmer From Colo. 'So Shaken' By Aurora Shootings

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 09.25.2012 | Denver

LONDON — Missy Franklin is dedicating all her Olympic races to her home state of Colorado. The 17-year-old swimmer said Thursday she was affect...

'True Heroes Come With Badges, Not With Capes'

Posted 07.26.2012 | Denver

Aurora Police, first responders, FBI agents and firemen gathered at the victims' memorial site across from the Century 16 movie theater Wednesday nigh...

Congress Honors Aurora Shooting Victims

AP | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress has adopted a resolution honoring the Colorado theater shooting victims and the first responders in Aurora. The House and...

Nugent Unloads On Feinstein, Bill O'Reilly

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

Outspoken rocker Ted Nugent weighed in Wednesday on last week's mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., giving some colorful comments on both Twitter and radi...

Rev. Jackson To Meet With Aurora Shooting Victim's Family

AP | Posted 09.25.2012 | Religion

AURORA, Colo. -- The Rev. Jesse Jackson is visiting Aurora to meet with theater shooting victims and renew his call for a ban on assault weapons. Jac...

Broncos Report To Camp, Hope To Lift Spirits In Wake Of Shooting

AP | ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 07.26.2012 | Denver

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos reported to camp Wednesday hoping to lift the spirits of a community in mourning over the movie theater massacr...

Suspected Shooter's Neighbors Allowed To Return Home

AP | Posted 07.26.2012 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- Neighbors of the accused Colorado theater shooter are being allowed back home after investigators spent days combing the apartment of...

Suspected Shooter Described Killings In Package Sent To CU

AP | Posted 07.27.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- The university once attended by a man accused of killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater confirmed on Wednesday that it received a sus...

The Right to Bear Arms: the Right to Cause Harm?

Avika Dua | Posted 09.25.2012 | Teen
Avika Dua

As a student studying the Constitution who attended a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises myself last Friday, I wanted to look into the role of registered guns in massacres.

Aurora and the Ratings

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 07.25.2012 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I do not ordinarily write about the ratings until the end of the month, but Friday's massacre has been reflected in last week's ratings (Saturday and Sunday will be reflected in this week's) and they deserve some comment.

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell's Brutal Take Down Of O'Reilly

Posted 07.26.2012 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell tore into Bill O'Reilly on his MSNBC show Wednesday for taking what he described as conflicting positions on gun control. Follo...

WATCH: How To Handle Your Feelings About The Colorado Shootings

Gabrielle Bernstein | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabrielle Bernstein

It can be very difficult to deal with the feelings that come up around tragedies. In this vlog, I will guide you to access your inner power in powerless situations.

Obama: Assault Weapon Clampdown 'Shouldn't Be Controversial'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

In one of his most direct statements on gun control since his election, President Barack Obama Wednesday called for a "common sense" approach to assau...

Colorado Shooting Survivor Forgives Alleged Gunman

AP | Posted 09.24.2012 | Good News

DENVER -- A survivor of the deadly shootings at a Colorado movie theater says he has forgiven the alleged gunman. Denver Rescue Mission employee Pier...

Romney Issues Inaccurate Claim On Aurora Shooting Suspect

AP | KASIE HUNT | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

LONDON -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Wednesday said many of the weapons obtained by the shooting suspect in Colorado were obtain...

Obama's Latest Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

The Obama campaign on Wednesday afternoon announced that it had received the endorsement of the advocacy group National Association of Police Organiza...

Aurora and Penn State

Neil McCarthy | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Neil McCarthy

The two tragedies seemed completely disconnected. Different crimes. Different places. Different victims. But they actually have one thing in common. Denial. By us.

Learning All the Wrong Lessons From Aurora

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Faithful Democrats are criticizing Obama because he has not used the latest massacre to push for gun control. Even after more than three years of proving the success of running the long game (see DADT, gay marriage, Iraq), Democrats insist on being both impatient and impractical.