Around Aurora

Jerri Jackson, mother of Aurora, Colo. theater shooting victim Matthew McQuinn, stands next to a sketch of her son in Springfield, Ohio on Sunday, July 14, 2013. Jackson remembers a conversation she had with her son, hours before the shooting. He talked about plans to move back to Ohio to work at a car parts factory near St. Paris; perhaps he would marry his girlfriend. He was homesick after struggling for a year to find full-time work in Colorado. Jackson offered to let him live with her to get started. Then McQuinn said he had to go. He was going to the movies. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

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 […]

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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 […]

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