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Colorado Theater Lacked Security On Night Of Shooting Massacre

AP | MIKE BAKER and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 07.29.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- The Colorado movie theater complex that was the scene of a gunman's massacre this month didn't have any uniformed security guards on duty th...

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...

Woman Critically Wounded In Colorado Theater Shooting Suffers Miscarriage

AP | Posted 09.27.2012 | Denver

DENVER — A woman who was critically wounded in the Colorado theater shooting that left dead her 6-year-old daughter has suffered a miscarriage. ...

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...

Aurora: Questions That Will Continue to Haunt Us

Dorian de Wind | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Unlike some Americans who almost as predictable as the massacres themselves offer only two extreme solutions -- arm every American or ban every gun -- I am left once again only with questions.

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...

Colorado Companies Exemplify Leadership in Times of Crisis

Gerald McSwiggan | Posted 09.26.2012 | Denver
Gerald McSwiggan

Like many people, I was shocked and saddened to hear about the shooting tragedy that happened last week in Colorado. But as often happens when tragedy strikes, the community, including the business community, came together in Aurora to help those affected by this terrible crime.

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...

Tell the Candidates: We Want Solutions to the Gun Madness

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

Forget the political insiders and their pronouncements that the gun issue is "settled." The people need to take it directly to the two presidential candidates and let their voices be heard to demand solutions to the recurring American nightmare of gun violence.

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...

United Offers Free Airfare To Grieving Family Of Aurora Victim

Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel

United Airlines is stepping up in a big way to assist the grieving family members of one victim of the Aurora Shootings. The airline is offering to...

Good Violence, Bad Violence

Robert Koehler | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics
Robert Koehler

From Charles Whitman up to the present day, the collective American memory preserves the name of the killer. We're far too fascinated with violence not to mythologize its perpetrators.

Gun Violence Shifts To Forefront Of Campaign

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Even as the issue of guns shifts to the forefront of the presidential campaign, the White House and the Senate's top Democrat made ...

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...

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...

Gene Demby

Obama: Gun Restrictions 'Shouldn't Be Controversial, But Common Sense'

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 07.25.2012 | Black Voices

President Barack Obama called for "common sense" gun restrictions in the aftermath of last week's mass killing in Aurora, Colo., in a speech to a majo...

Helicopter Parenting in the Wake of Aurora Shootings

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 09.24.2012 | Parents
Joanne Bamberger

I know our 12-year-old is going to ask for assurance that something like that can never happen to her and would never happen where we live. And I know there will be nightmares and much more anxiety to come for her when neither I nor her dad can make her that promise.

Another ABC News Report On Aurora Shooting Disputed

Posted 07.25.2012 | Media

Another ABC News report on the tragic Aurora shooting has been disputed, TVSpy reported on Wednesday. ABC News and New York Daily News reported on...

Republicans Have Made It Harder to Vote, Easier to Buy Guns

Bob Cesca | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Bob Cesca

In a Republican world, it's mandatory for government to regulate voting even though the Constitution repeatedly deregulates voting, while it's a trespass against patriotism to regulate firearms, even though the Constitution explicitly calls for firearms to be "well regulated."

Stigmas, Stereotypes, and the Theater Shooting

Marcus Bright | Posted 09.24.2012 | Crime
Marcus Bright

As the nation mourns over this horrific tragedy, we should also reflect on the stigma and stereotypes that surround mental health and the way that we categorize different segments of people.

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...