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Colorado Death Penalty In Focus As Massacre Trial Enters New Phase

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.22.2015 | Politics

DENVER, July 22 (Reuters) - The lead prosecutor in the Colorado movie massacre trial tore into the state's governor at a news conference, calling him ...

Aurora Shooting Victim's Sweet Proposal Reminds Us That Love Can Survive Anything

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 09.26.2014 | Weddings

In 2012, more than 1,200 miles from home, Bonnie Kate Zoghbi went to see the new "Batman" movie at a theater in Aurora, Colo. That night she was shot ...

Where Is Gun Control?

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

Sure, the NRA and gun lovers will kick and scream as they always do, but at some point, America must draw the line against letting those groups jeopardize our safety and take a stand for our right to be free of gun violence.

Public To Get Its First Look At Evidence In Aurora Shooting Case

Posted 01.06.2013 | Crime

The public will soon get its first look at the evidence against Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes. Holmes' preliminary hearing begins on...

James Holmes Says Therapist 'Programmed' Him To Kill: Inmate

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.29.2012 | Crime

A drug-abusing inmate unleashed wild allegations about James Holmes, claiming that the suspected movie theater gunman said his therapist brainwashed h...

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?

Defense: Mug Shot Leaked To The Media

Posted 10.04.2012 | Denver

The most recent mug shot of James Holmes and leaks about the contents of a package that he allegedly sent to his psychiatrist before the shooting were...

Violent Events Have Long-Term Effects on Children

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 11.24.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

We can't shelter our children from everything forever. But we've got to do all we can to shut down senseless mayhem, violence and killing and to ensure those who come after us aren't numbed to and harmed by it.

Prosecutors Pile More Charges On Aurora Shooting Suspect

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.19.2012 | Crime

Prosecutors intend to file 10 new charges against James Holmes, the suspect accused of killing 12 people and wounding 58 more in a crowded Colorado mo...

Christian Bale To The Rescue: 'Batman' Star Grants Cancer Patient's Birthday Wish

Posted 09.12.2012 | Impact

Actor Christian Bale proved once again that he doesn't just play a superhero on film. To little Jayden Barber, the star of "The Dark Knight Rises" is ...

Aurora Shooting Suspect Showed Gun, Talked About Mental Disorder To Classmates

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.28.2012 | Crime

In the months before the mass shooting in a Colorado movie theater, James Holmes withdrew from his already small social circle into a near solitary ex...

After Three Shootings, America Needs Zero Tolerance on Guns

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.14.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

If we are going to take aim at anything, then let it be at America's unhealthy obsession with guns and at the empty arguments against gun control, not at common sense.

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...

Gun Control: It's Time to Challenge the Second Amendment

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

In all the rhetoric that flies around, few people seem to consider the Amendment in full.

Seeing Gun Violence Through International Eyes

Waymon Hudson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics
Waymon Hudson

Seeing America's gun violence epidemic through international eyes really drove home the absurdity of gun control politics in this country.

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.

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...

When the Hollywood Horror Film Is Real Life

Tristine Skyler | Posted 10.03.2012 | Crime
Tristine Skyler

If the story of our country were a movie, we have established the villain: our ineffective gun laws. If our story were a movie, the hero -- reluctant or not -- would accept his calling by the end of act one.

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...

Victims With Gunshot Head Wounds Recovering

Posted 10.01.2012 | Denver

Aurora shooting victim Yousef Gharbi was reportedly the first patient to arrive at the University of Colorado Hospital shortly after the "Dark Knight ...

A Real Conversation About Solutions to Gun Violence in Our Nation

Daniel Gross | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Daniel Gross

We want solutions that will save lives. We are willing to put aside our political differences to find them. We know we are better than this. Now we must hold our elected officials accountable to show that they are too.

Shooting Scare Prompts Mass Panic At Batman Screening

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 08.02.2012 | Miami

A Miami Beach man was detained by moviegoers and then arrested early Wednesday morning after a shooting scare caused a panic at a midnight screening o...

On the Origin of American Gun Violence

Eric Michael Johnson | Posted 09.30.2012 | Science
Eric Michael Johnson

The hope is that if we can isolate the factor that pushes some people to murder their fellow citizens, perhaps we can alter our social environment and reduce the likelihood that these terrible acts will be repeated in the future. The only problem is, which one could it be?