“Aurora should be proud of its response to the largest civilian shooting in U.S. history,” the report concludes. “The outcome could not have been better in terms of lives saved and a rapid arrest.”
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
“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.”
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 to 30 minutes for their planes to be deiced after boarding on Friday. Denver is […]
“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.
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.
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 […]