Jonathan Blunk, who served three tours in the Middle East from 2004 to 2009, died after shielding a friend and telling her to stay down when a heavily armed gunman burst into the midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora
AURORA | Since a gunman opened fire on Aurora theater last month, killing 12 and wounding 58, donations for the victims have poured in. But experts warn that donors need to pay attention to where they give in the aftermath of the tragedy because scam artists often lurk after high-profile tragedies. “We know that they […]
“You’re not going to turn a civilian into a commando with a short video, but at the same time you can at least put in the back of their mind the possible options,” Davis said. “I particularly like the idea that they had in there the idea of fighting. When it comes down to it, and it’s about survival, you better consider fighting.”
WASHINGTON | A Maryland man who impersonates Batman, arriving at hospitals in his own custom Batmobile to delight children, says he’s had two gigs cancelled after the shooting in Colorado. Children’s hospitals in St. Louis and Chicago canceled visits by Lenny B. Robinson out of concern that the Dark Knight’s presence would trigger scary thoughts […]
“It’s time to close the loophole that’s allowing killers — deranged, insane — and even terrorists to buy ammunition online,” said U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey.
Pastor Herb Shaffer, who is also McQuinn’s uncle, said his nephew had been a gift to his family since he was born, and that his actions in Colorado were just one example of his selflessness
The two were strangers but forever will be linked in death as two of the 12 people killed during the July 20 Aurora massacre. Both will be buried Saturday, McQuinn in his western Ohio hometown of Springfield and Ghawi in her hometown of San Antonio.
AURORA | The economy is still at the forefront of state and Congressional candidates’ minds, but some say they plan to take a more visible stance on gun issues in their campaigns after the July 20 theater shootings. Joe Miklosi, Democratic candidate for Congressional District 6 which covers all of Aurora, said his stance on […]
WASHINGTON | The House has adopted a resolution honoring the Colorado theater shooting victims and the first responders in Aurora. Adopted by voice vote on Thursday, the resolution recognizes individuals in the theater who selflessly sought to aid and protect others. The resolution offered condolences to the families, friends and loved ones of the 12 […]