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Theater Shooting

Man Shoots Self In Theater, Audience Freaks

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.19.2015 | Weird News

This was no fake Hollywood drama. A man accidentally shot himself at a Salina, Kansas, movie theater Friday night, freaking out the audience...

Chilling Fan Mail Sent To Theater Shooter James Holmes Released

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 09.11.2015 | Crime

"You are my darling," a letter to James Holmes reads. “You are incredibly mysterious and I am drawn to that,” reads another. These ar...

The Power of One

Liza Long | Posted 08.21.2015 | Impact
Liza Long

Like many Americans, I held my breath on Friday, August 7, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. as I waited for the verdict to be read in the James Holmes case.

Brauchler Wanted Murderer's Parents to Beg Him to Spare Their Son's Life

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.11.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Brauchler denied this, but there he was leveling his harshest tone and barbs on conservative talk radio, home base of the Republican Party, on the morning after the verdict. You respect Brauchler for taking questions about the case, but why jump on conservative talk radio circuit and sound like a conservative talk-radio host?

Father Of Theater Shooting Victim Finds Solace In Officer

AP | Posted 01.22.2015 | Crime

EVERGREEN, Colo. (AP) -- Ian Sullivan visits his daughter's grave on her birthday every year since a gunman burst into a crowded Colorado movie theate...

Theater Shooter's Defense Lawyers Tried To Sway Potential Jurors: DA

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 04.30.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shootings accused defense lawyers of trying to influence potential jurors when they publicized Jam...

Colo. Theater Shooter Due Back In Court

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes is returning to court Friday for a hearing on whether crime scene reconstruc...

Movie Theater Shooting Suspect Claims Texter Attacked Him

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

WESLEY CHAPEL, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff says a retired Tampa police officer's praiseworthy career doesn't offset the severity of the charge tha...

Armed Suspect Shot By Police In San Diego Theater

AP | Posted 03.15.2013 | Crime

SAN DIEGO — Moviegoers at a San Diego theater ducked for cover as police stormed in during a movie and shot and wounded an armed domestic violen...

James Holmes Was Barred From Campus Before Attack

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 11.28.2012 | Crime

DENVER — The suspect in the Aurora movie shooting case mailed "burnt currency," along with a notebook, to his psychiatrist before the attack. He...

KISS & Motley Crue's Touching Gesture For Shooting Victims

AP | Posted 08.10.2012 | Entertainment

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Motley Crue and Kiss are donating money to support those affected by the Colorado movie theater shootings. The bands said at thei...

Shocking Sign Comparing Obama To Mass Shooter Comes Down

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

A controversial billboard comparing President Barack Obama with Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes has come down. (See a photo of the billboard b...

Colorado Shooting Victims Mourned In 3 States

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 07.29.2012 | Denver

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- A man who saved his girlfriend's life at the Colorado movie shooting was remembered for his selfless sacrifice Saturday, while an...

Alice Hines

Aurora Mall Had A Troubled History Of Racism | Alice Hines | Posted 07.28.2012 | Business

Until last week, the Town Center at Aurora seemed like a typical mall. But the 37-year-old shopping center had problems even before July 20, when a...

Funerals For Two Victims Of Colorado Shooting

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 09.27.2012 | Denver

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — A man who saved his girlfriend's life at the Colorado movie shooting was remembered for his selfless sacrifice Saturday, whi...

Gabriel Iglesias Talks Benefit Show For Shooting Victim Caleb Medley

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.27.2012 | Denver

Gabriel Iglesias, nationally-known stand-up comic, was so moved by the tragedy of the Aurora shooting that he has announced a benefit show for Caleb M...

Police Pleaded For Ambulances On Night Of Shooting

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 07.27.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- As the horror unfolded for police first on the scene of the Colorado theater massacre, the officers repeatedly sent out urgent pleas for mor...

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...

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...

Anna Almendrala

Rob Bell Is Back | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.26.2012 | Religion

After its release in 2011, Rob Bell's book "Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, And The Fate Of Every Person Who Ever Lived" made huge waves in the ...

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...

GOP Lawmaker's Shocking Gun Raffle

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.25.2012 | Politics

A Republican state legislator in Missouri is holding a campaign fundraiser where he will raffle off one of the same types of weapons used in the Auror...