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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...

Father Of Aurora Victim Shouts Out In Court: 'Rot In Hell Holmes'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.11.2013 | Denver

As Friday's hearing was wrapping up after the announcement that the arraignment hearing for accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes had been postp...

Aurora Shooting Suspect's Lawyer Not Ready For Next Phase

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and THOMAS PEIPERT | Posted 03.13.2013 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — A stunned silence settled over a courtroom Friday after the father of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings loudl...

Holmes' Lawyers Not Ready To Enter Plea For Accused Gunman

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2013 | Denver

* Postponement of plea likely at Friday's hearing * Legal experts see insanity defense in the making By Keith Coffman ...

Michael McLaughlin

James Holmes' Lawyers And Prosecutors Wage 'Public Opinion' Battle In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.10.2013 | Crime

This week's hearing on the Aurora shooting was a legal formality that lawyers turned into a debate about the mind of a man accused of killing 12 and ...

Accused Aurora Shooter Posed With Guns Before Massacre

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2013 | Denver

* Prosecution wraps up pretrial case with pictures * Defense team declines to present evidence, witnesses * Decision on ...

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 ...

Prosecutors Nearly Done Laying Out Case Against Suspected Aurora Shooter

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Denver

* Lawyers for the accused appear to be building insanity defense * Defense has highlighted bizarre behavior of client B...

Aurora 911 Calls Reveal Magnitude, Horror Of Theater Massacre

Posted 01.08.2013 | Denver

The second day of the preliminary hearing of James Holmes, suspected Aurora theater shooter, has brought even more emotional witness testimony as well...

Aurora Rep Wants Background Checks For Private Gun Sales

Posted 01.08.2013 | Denver

As the White House reportedly mulls even broader gun control measures in the wake of two of the bloodiest mass shootings in American history, the Dece...

Prosecution To Unveil Evidence Against Aurora Shooting Suspect

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 03.09.2013 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The officers struggled to hold back the tears as they recalled the Colorado theater shooting: discovering a 6-year-old girl ...

Theater Shooting Victim's Dad To Attend Reopening

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 03.06.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- The father of a man killed in the mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater says he will be present at the reopening, even though his daught...

'Disgusting Offer': Aurora Theater Sends Opening Night Invitations To Victims' Families

Posted 01.04.2013 | Denver

Family members of those who were killed in the Aurora movie theater shooting sent an angry letter to Cinemark after being invited to "a special evenin...

Theater Shooting Suspect Asked To Get Notebook Back

AP | Posted 02.09.2013 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Authorities say that attorneys for the Colorado movie shooting suspect called the University of Colorado four days after the...

CU To Release Emails By And About Holmes

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2012 | Denver

The University of Colorado released thousands of emails Wednesday referencing Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes. Emails that were reveal...

James Holmes' Emails Released By CU Denver

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 02.04.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Shock, disgust and fear spread across the campus of the Colorado university – the man who shot up a midnight movie was identified...

Judge Merges 7 Lawsuits Against Theater Chain In Aurora Shooting

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2013 | Denver

By Robert Boczkiewicz DENVER, Nov 26 (Reuters) - A federal judge in Denver on Monday ordered the consolidation of seven lawsuits broug...

Payments Have Been Finalized

AP | Posted 01.17.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A mediator handling the distribution of about $5.3 million in donations to victims of the Colorado theater shootings said Friday that disbur...

Boulder Teen Wears 'Joker' Mask To Theater, Movie-Goers Flee In Fear

Posted 11.12.2012 | Denver

A 17-year-old, part-time CU-Boulder student was arrested on Sunday after he wore a clown hat and a "Joker" mask inside one of the movie theaters at Bo...

President Obama Delivers Final Colorado Campaign Rally

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 11.05.2012 | Denver

President Barack Obama came back to Colorado Sunday night to give the battleground state one final push in Aurora, with a little help from Dave Matthe...

Theater Shooting Victims Seek Fund Aid

AP | Posted 11.02.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- Dozens of victims of the Colorado movie theater shootings have submitted claims to receive money from a fund set up to support them. Thursd...

Coffman's Hard-Right Views Challenged In Newly Centrist District

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 10.22.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman won 65.7 percent of the vote in his first Colorado Congressional District Si...