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Dark Knight Shooting

Giffords, Kelly React To Shootings

Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), who was shot in the head in January 2011 and seriously wounded, and her husband, Mark Kelly, said they were ...

Trailer Shown Before 'Dark Knight' Featured Theater Shooting Scene

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 07.20.2012 | Entertainment

Following the shooting deaths of at least 12 people at an Aurora, Colo., theater last night during a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises," a tr...

Ron Dicker

Mass Murders On The Rise

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.20.2012 | Crime

The shooting at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" Friday underscored a chilling trend: While gun violence has plumm...

Mark Blumenthal

Will Aurora Shooting Change Minds On Gun Control?

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If recent history is a guide, the mass shooting in Aurora, Colo., on Friday is unlikely to move poll results about guns rights and gun c...

Boutique Tweets Joke About Colorado Shooting

Posted 07.21.2012 | Style

Amongst the many heartfelt tweets posted about the tragic shooting in Aurora, Colorado, one caught our eye. CelebBoutique.com, an online retailer base...

Sam Stein

Aurora Police Chief Addresses Tragic Shooting

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.20.2012 | Denver

Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates, in a briefing with reporters on Friday afternoon, said that 71 people had been shot in total and 12 had been killed dur...

'We Thought It Was Part Of The Movie'

Posted 07.20.2012 | Denver

Quentin Caldwell, a Colorado man present at the Aurora movie theater when alleged shooter James Holmes unleashed a torrent of gunfire, killing at leas...

LISTEN: Police Scanner Audio From Shooting Captures Chaos

Posted 07.20.2012 | Denver

A two-minute excerpt from police radio conversations captures the chaos as emergency crews responded to the scene of the Aurora, Colo., shooting early...

LAPD Sending Undercover Cops To Theaters Friday Night

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.20.2012 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Police Department knows of no specific threats to local theaters in the wake of the Aurora, Colo. shootings that took 12 lives and inj...

Jaweed Kaleem

Prayer Vigils Planned After Colorado Shooting

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 12.10.2012 | Religion

UPDATE: Rhonda Fields, the Colorado state representative who was organizing a prayer vigil Friday night in Aurora, has delayed the city's official vig...

Romney Calls For Unity

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

BOW, N.H. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says Friday is a time to grieve and remember the lives lost in the Colorado shootings....

'Dark Knight' Shooting Shows How Quickly Pop Culture Celebrations Can Turn Against Us

Eric Deggans | Posted 09.19.2012 | Home
Eric Deggans

I hope we find a way to pay tribute to the victims and condemn their murderer without turning away from the film he used to turn our pop culture celebration against us.

Hollywood's Response To 'Dark Knight Rises' Murders

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The movie industry grappled Friday with the deadly Colorado shooting at a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises," as one of th...

WATCH: Raw Video Shows Aftermath Of Shooting

Posted 07.20.2012 | Denver

Raw video of the Aurora shooting taken by an Android phone has been posted on YouTube by a witness of the tragedy that left 12 dead and 50 injured. ...

'Dark Knight Rises' Earns $30.6 Million From Midnight Shows

Posted 07.20.2012 | Entertainment

"The Dark Knight Rises" earned $30.6 million from its midnight screenings around the country on early Friday morning, a record-breaking number that ha...

SLIDESHOW: Nonprofits Tweet Thoughts, Prayers For Colorado Shooting Victims

Posted 07.20.2012 | Impact

Colorado is reeling from Friday’s senseless shooting at a midnight movie showing of "The Dark Knight Rises." The shooting, which took place at a sub...

PHOTO: Facebook User Posts Ticket Stub From Batman Movie Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 07.20.2012 | Technology

Around 12:30 a.m. on Friday, an armed man entered a Century 16 movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, where the midnight premier of the latest Batman film...

Statistics Don’t Mean A Damn On Days Like These

Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.19.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

There has been much written about how we are smothering our children, and worrying about the wrong dangers, and cocooning them in bubblewrap. And, statistically, that advice is right. But statistics don't mean a thing on days like these.

Gunman Kills 12, Injures 59 In Movie Theater Shooting

AP | THOMAS PEIPERT and P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 09.19.2012 | Denver

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — As the new Batman movie played on the screen, a gunman dressed in black and wearing a helmet, body armor and a gas mask stepped...

Andrea Stone

Ed Perlmutter, Aurora Congressman, Supports Tough Gun Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Ed Perlmutter, who represents Aurora, Colo., where a gunman opened fire at a midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises," originall...

Aurora Movie Theater Cancels All Showtimes After Shooting

Posted 07.28.2014 | Denver

Following the horrific Century 16 shooting in Colorado that left 12 people dead and 50 injured, the Aurora movie theater, owned by Cinemark USA, has c...

Luke Johnson

Obama Makes Statement On Aurora Shooting

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama spoke on the Aurora, Colo., mass shootings on Friday in Fort Myers, Fla., where he had expected to hold a campaign event but i...

Politicians React To Colorado Shooting

Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

The tragic shooting in Aurora, Colorado sparked an outpouring of reaction from within the political community on Friday. The AP relays background ...

Gun Control, Rio De Janeiro, Colorado, and the USA

Matthew Chapman | Posted 09.19.2012 | Denver
Matthew Chapman

As someone who grew up in a place where guns designed to kill people are more or less banned and where no one feels that some essential freedom has been lost -- on the contrary, freedom from fear is cherished -- I often wonder what it will take for Americans to absolutely reject organizations that are obsessed with the Second Amendment, all their ideas, and anyone who supports their morbid love of an element of the constitution that is anachronistic, poorly written, unclear, and insanely stupid given modern weaponry. After which, we could actually start to do something to save the approximately 30,000 lives lost to gunshot wounds every year, many of them children.

Religious Reactions To Colorado Shooting On Twitter

Posted 07.20.2012 | Religion

At a midnight opening of the Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises" a gunman killed 12 people and injured at least 50 others last night in Aurora, Color...