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What We Can Learn From the 188-Page Report on the Aurora Theater Shooting

Mike Weisser | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

I'm not in any way opposed to using a gun or anything else for genuine, self-defense. But I am opposed to the shameless pandering of the NRA and other gun promoters to the childish fantasy that if you walk around with a gun, that you're protecting yourself or others from harm.

American Moms Honor the Victims of the Aurora Mass Shooting One Year Later

Shannon Watts | Posted 09.18.2013 | Denver
Shannon Watts

This weekend, moms across the country will be gathering in our communities to remember those whose lives were lost just one year ago in Colorado. As we come together yet again to commemorate those who have been tragically taken away from their loved ones as a result of gun violence, we are also sending the message that we aren't going to take this anymore.

Judge Orders Hearing On Graphic Crime Scene Images In Holmes Trial

Reuters | Posted 09.07.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, July 8 (Reuters) - The Colorado judge presiding over the murder case of accused theater gunman James Holmes s...

James Holmes To Get Mental Health Evaluation

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 06.05.2013 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- James Holmes, the former neuroscience graduate student accused of the deadly Colorado movie theater shootings, is headed to the s...

James Holmes' Lawyers Say Insanity Defense Law Is Unconstitutional

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2013 | Denver

(Recasts with court hearing) By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 23 (Reuters) - Lawyers for accused Colorado movie ...

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...

Aurora Theater Shooting Prompts New Mental Health Law

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 05.17.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Days after a gunman entered a suburban Denver movie theater, killing 12 moviegoers and injuring 70 others, Gov. John Hickenlooper and Colora...

Aurora High School Student Suffers 'Significant Injury' In Accidental Shooting

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.14.2013 | Denver

Aurora Police are investigating an accidental shooting at a parking lot at Rangeview High School that left one student with a "significant injury" on ...

Aurora Teacher Accused Of Taping Students' Mouths Shut

AP | Posted 07.03.2013 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. — Police say no crime occurred when a second-grade Colorado teacher taped her students' mouth shut when they wouldn't be quiet. P...

Colo. Taxpayers Billed For Witness Travel In Holmes Case

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 06.10.2013 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The judge in the Colorado theater shootings refused again Wednesday to make a quick decision on whether to order a Fox News ...

An All-American Crisis

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Gun violence is an urban problem. Gun violence is a suburban, small town, and rural problem. Gun violence is a problem in states with strong gun laws because guns still travel in from states next door.

Will Holmes Plead Insanity?

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, March 1 (Reuters) - Attorneys for accused movie theater gunman James Holmes are asking a judge to rule on the...

Hope in Change

Tim King | Posted 04.30.2013 | Crime
Tim King

Our changes must go beyond simple gun control; they must be thoughtful, comprehensive and persistent. Controlling the proliferation of guns is important, but supporting educational and community programs are our best bet to break the cycle of violence.

Aurora Victims Being Harassed By Conspiracy Theorists

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 04.09.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Victims and witnesses in the Colorado theater shootings have been pestered by conspiracy theorists, impersonated in court filings and h...

#FreeCrunkBear: Too Hot For Twitter Teacher Backed By Students

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.01.2013 | Denver

The 23-year-old math teacher at Overland High School in Aurora, Colorado who is in hot water with Cherry Creek School District officials for tweeting ...

Too Hot For Twitter? Teacher Lands In Hot Water Over Racy Tweets

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.30.2013 | Denver

A 23-year-old math teacher at Overland High School in Aurora, Colorado is in hot water with Cherry Creek School District officials who are determining...

Colorado Home Of Patriots Player Robbed During AFC Championship

AP | Posted 01.22.2013 | Denver

By ASSOCIATED PRESS AURORA, Colo. (AP) -- Police haven't identified any suspects yet in the home invasion robbery at the Colorado home of New Engla...

Aurora Victims Hold Remembrance At Theater Reopening

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 03.19.2013 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. — The Colorado theater where 12 people were killed and dozens injured in a shooting rampage last year reopened Thursday with a som...

Should Cops, EMTs Finally Be Able To Speak Publicly About Aurora?

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The Colorado city of Aurora has asked a judge presiding over the criminal case of last sum...

Aurora Widow Sues James Holmes' Psychiatrist

AP | Posted 01.16.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- The widow of a man killed in the Colorado movie theater shootings has sued a psychiatrist who once saw suspect James Holmes as a patient, sa...

James Holmes' Psychiatrist Sued By Aurora Victim's Widow

Reuters | Keith Coffman | Posted 03.17.2013 | Denver

DENVER, Jan 15 (Reuters) - The widow of a U.S. Navy veteran killed in the shooting rampage at a Colorado movie theater has sued a psychiatrist who t...

Aurora Shooting Victims' Mother Grieves With Newtown Families

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2013 | Denver

By Dan Burns NEWTOWN, Conn., Jan 14 (Reuters) - Sandy Phillips began her journey of grief nearly six months ago, and on Monday it brou...

Aurora Theater Set To Reopen This Week

Posted 01.14.2013 | Denver

After months of remodling, the Aurora movie theater where an armor-clad gunman opened fire on the audience of a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight...

Massacre-Hardened Colorado A Gun Control Test Case

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI and IVAN MORENO | Posted 03.12.2013 | Denver

DENVER — After the annual late-summer harvest on his farm in the eastern reaches of Colorado, Greg Brophy has a few friends over, breaks out the...

Missy Swims in 1st Meet Of Year For High School

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 01.09.2013 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. -- It's hard to determine which meant more to Missy Franklin: Meeting singer Justin Bieber backstage at a recent concert or swimming in ...