Around Aurora

DENVER | A proposal to study possible firearm restrictions on the mentally ill and those with substance abuse problems in Colorado advanced Tuesday, a measure prompted by the case of the suspect in the Aurora movie theater massacre, who had been seeing a psychiatrist before the shootings. The bill to create a task force to […]

Less than a week after a pair of lawsuits were filed against Cinemark in the wake of a July 20 mass shooting that left 12 people dead, the Plano, Texas, company on Thursday filed a motion to dismiss those claims.

He dismissed separate claims that Cinemark was negligent in the July 20 shootings, which also injured 70. The ruling was one of several legal hurdles the lawsuits had to clear before going to trial

DENVER | A task force would study how to consolidate Colorado laws for placing someone in involuntary commitment under a bill advanced by House lawmakers. The bill given initial approval Tuesday in a House committee would create a group to meet later this year and make recommendations to lawmakers by Nov. 1. Colorado has three […]