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Gun Sales Skyrocket In Colorado In Wake Of Shooting

AP | MIKE BAKER and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 07.25.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Firearms sales are surging in the wake of the Colorado movie massacre as buyers express fears about both personal safety and lawmakers who a...

First Photos Of Aurora Victim's New Baby Released

Posted 07.25.2012 | Parents

"No matter how bad a situation may seem there is always the chance that good may come from it." That's the first line of an update on ...

Why Do So Many Movies Have Theater Shooting Scenes?

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 07.25.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- There's something about the dark and quiet of a movie theater that allows us to make ourselves vulnerable. We enter into an implicit pa...

Colorado Gun Sales Spike After Aurora Theater Shooting

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.24.2012 | Denver

Less than one week after the mass shooting which left 12 dead at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., the Denver Post reports background checks for peopl...

That Shooting In Aurora

Randi Davenport | Posted 09.22.2012 | Parents
Randi Davenport

That shooting in Aurora? Just one more of a growing list of catastrophes that better care for someone who clearly has a mental illness could have prevented.

James Holmes' Family To Speak

AP | Posted 07.23.2012 | Los Angeles

By Associated Press SAN DIEGO -- A lawyer representing family members of the suspect in the Colorado mass shooting plans to hold a news conference ...

'Dark Knight' Audience Flees After Fight In Theater

Posted 07.23.2012 | Crime

Moviegoers panicked and fled a screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" when a fight broke out inside a theater in Pennsylvania on Sunday. Just two day...

13-Year-Old Hero Tries To Save Colorado Shooting Youngest Victim

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.23.2012 | Teen

Kaylan, a 13-year-old girl who was eager to see "The Dark Knight Rises" on opening night at the Aurora, Colo., Century 16 theater, did not know that t...

Heath Ledger's Dad Wants Better Gun Control In U.S.

Posted 07.23.2012 | Entertainment

Kim Ledger, the father of Heath Ledger, has joined Christopher Nolan, Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway in condemning the massacre at an Aurora, Co. mo...

Fans Discuss Going To Movie In Wake Of Shooting

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 09.22.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The three 18-year-olds, friends since middle school, are about to go off separately to college this fall. But on Sunday, these avid f...

Police Chief Details 'Mind-Boggling' State Of Shooter's Apartment

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.21.2012 | Denver

Law enforcement officials described the "mind-boggling" scene inside James Holmes' Colorado apartment during a press conference Saturday afternoon. ...

Crystal Lake Man Killed In Aurora Theater Shooting

Posted 07.21.2012 | Chicago

After hours of uncertainty, the U.S. Navy informed a Crystal Lake family that their son, a sailor stationed in Aurora, Col., was killed in the movie t...

Controversial Issue Creates Political Paradox After Another Tragedy

AP | DAVID ESPO and NANCY BENAC | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Gun control advocates sputter at their own impotence. The National Rifle Association is politically ascendant. And Barack Obama's W...

FBI Has No Information Indicating More Shooting Sprees

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The FBI and Homeland Security Department have advised law-enforcement officials around the country they've uncovered no information...

Obama, Romney's Views On Controversial Issue Have Evolved

AP | CONNIE CASS | Posted 07.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney both have softened their positions on gun restrictions over the years. As t...

Police Investigating Possible Holmes Sex Profile

Posted 07.20.2012 | Denver

Police are reportedly investigating a profile on a sex website they believe could belong to James Holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people and wou...

Stories Of Heroism Emerge From The Aurora Theater Shootings

Posted 07.23.2012 | Good News

Stories are now emerging of heroism and courage from inside the Century 16 theaters in Aurora, Colo., where a gunman opened fire during a midnight scr...

Batman, Colorado, Guns, Terrorism

Kevin Powell | Posted 09.19.2012 | Crime
Kevin Powell

All the gun control in the world will mean nada if we as Americans do not come together and have a national conversation about the root causes of violence, where it comes from, what fosters it, what each of us does in our own ways to spread it.

James Holmes: Police Identify 24-Year-Old Suspect In Denver Shootings

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.20.2012 | Denver

The suspect in the Denver movie theater shooting, who allegedly killed a reported 12 people and injured at least 38 at a midnight screening of "The Da...