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 front a modest crowd gathered in front of the Aurora Municipal Center and repeated that […]
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 | 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 headed by New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, held the event from noon Friday to […]
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 Rises.” When a bizarre figure, helmeted and clad in black, appeared before them in a […]
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
“Families are grieving and they suffered a terrible loss in a most unexpected, awful way,” Rick Crandall said. “But to be able to rise above the sadness and celebrate what a gift those people were to everybody is so important.”
DENVER | Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes say they might withdraw his plea of not guilty by reason of insanity after they see the results of his mental evaluation. The defense made the statement in a motion filed Tuesday. The motion did not say what plea Holmes would enter if he decides […]
The psychiatrist has been chosen and likely will be assisted by a psychologist and a neuropsychologist, wrote William May, superintendent of the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo.