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Opinions vary as Aurora movie theater reopens

Opinions vary as Aurora movie theater reopens

"The last time I saw (the gunman) was right here," he said as he stood near the exit door. "It's important for me to come here and sit in the same seat that I was sitting in. It's all part of the healing process, I guess."

Aurora Lawmakers, victims, call for gun control

Aurora Lawmakers, victims, call for gun control

“It’s too easy for criminals to get access to dangerous weapons. We need to do something about that,” said Fields, whose son and his fiancee were gunned down in 2005.

Aurora shooting victims speak about gun control

DENVER | Survivors of the Aurora theater shooting and relatives of victims are urging lawmakers to take steps to prevent gun violence. They will be speaking at the Colorado Capitol on Friday. Gun control is expected to be one of …

Century 16 to reopen Jan. 17

AURORA | The Aurora theater where a gunman killed 12 and wounded more than 50 others in July will reopen in January, the cinema’s owners announced Wednesday. In a letter to Mayor Steve Hogan, Cinemark, Inc. President and CEO Tim …

Theater victim fund being doled out

AURORA | The man tasked with overseeing the $5 million fund for victims of the Aurora theater shooting said last week that payment decisions have been made and the victims will begin receiving money. In an announcement Nov. 16, Ken …

Police: Teen wears Joker mask to Boulder theater

BOULDER | Police say a University of Colorado student wore a clown hat and a mask depicting the Joker from the Batman series into a Boulder theater, causing several moviegoers to run from the building and call police. Boulder police …

2 days after pot votes, industry gathers in Denver

DENVER | Marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington could lead to big profits for people in the pot business, but industry entrepreneurs have plenty of questions about the recent votes. The National Marijuana Business Conference convenes in Denver Thursday, less …

Judge denies theater shooting victims’ request

CENTENNIAL — A judge is refusing to let some victims of the theater shooting in Aurora see sealed court documents in the case against the suspect. The judge on Tuesday denied their request to see arrest warrant and search warrant …

Judges grants delay in Holmes case

AURORA | A judge has agreed to a request from James Holmes’ lawyers to push back a hearing on whether prosecutors should be sanctioned after reported leaks of information. But, in his motion handed down Wednesday and unsealed today, Judge …

Dad: Son accused of killing mom is mentally ill

Dad: Son accused of killing mom is mentally ill

"We're failing our society in terms of mental health treatment, prevention and resources," Ronald Liggett told the television station. Ronald Liggett did not live with his son.