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Two years later, Aurora remembers theater shooting victims, survivors

Two years later, Aurora remembers theater shooting victims, survivors

At Potter’s House Church, elected officials including Gov. John Hickenlooper and Mayor Steve Hogan joined with church leaders to unveil Hope Park, a stand of trees dedicated to the people killed in the shootings at the Aurora Century 16 Theatre on July 20, 2012

GOP effort to repeal ammo magazine limits fails

GOP effort to repeal ammo magazine limits fails

“Perhaps James Holmes would not have been able to purchase a 100-round magazine,” Herpin responded. “As it turns out, that was maybe a good thing, that he had a 100-round magazine, because it jammed. If he had instead had four, five, six 15-round magazines, there’s no telling how much damage he could’ve done until a good guy with a gun showed up.”

Deicing delays expected at Denver’s airport

DENVER | Passengers flying out of Denver could see some delays because of frigid weather but the airport isn’t expecting any big impact from the ice storm in Texas. Airport spokesman Heath Montgomery says passengers may have to wait 15 …

A PERMANENT REMINDER: Tattoo shop inks memorial tattoos to raise money for charity

A PERMANENT REMINDER: Tattoo shop inks memorial tattoos to raise money for charity

“I want to remember the people that died, and the people that were injured,” said Gollasch, 28, who graduated from Rangeview High School in 2003.

REMEMBERING AURORA: Tattoos to remember Aurora theater tragedy

REMEMBERING AURORA: Tattoos to remember Aurora theater tragedy

On the one-year anniversary of the theater shooting, Aurora resident Amanda Mason got a flock of black bats tattooed behind her ear. She said the permanently inked image will remind her how much strength she’s seen in the wake of the tragedy.

REMEMBERING AURORA: Aurora theater shooting vigil draws victims, families, dignitaries

REMEMBERING AURORA: Aurora theater shooting vigil draws victims, families, dignitaries

AURORA | In the days following the attack that killed 12 and injured dozens, Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan insisted that the tragedy would never define the community. One year after the theater shootings the shocked the world, Hogan stood in …

A year after shootings, Aurora, Colorado looks for healing

A year after shootings, Aurora, Colorado looks for healing

Coloradans looked for ways to heal as they marked the anniversary of the Aurora movie theater massacre with a city-sponsored “Day of Remembrance.”

Aurora theater shooting remembrance attracts supporters, detractors of gun control

Aurora theater shooting remembrance attracts supporters, detractors of gun control

AURORA | A memorial ceremony at Cherry Creek State Park for the July 20, 2012, theater massacre victims quickly became a charged debate on gun control legislation Friday afternoon. Supporters of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a national gun control group …

A year later, survivors recall Aurora shooting

A year later, survivors recall Aurora shooting

AURORA | It is not a small club, the survivors of the shootings at Theater 9. The Century 16 auditorium was packed — 421 men, women and children who had turned out for a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight …

WHO WE ARE NOW: ONE YEAR AFTER THE AURORA THEATER MASSACRE

WHO WE ARE NOW: ONE YEAR AFTER THE AURORA THEATER MASSACRE

As the one-year anniversary of Aurora’s worst day looms, the costs of the shooting — both emotional and financial — are only now coming into focus