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Two years later, Aurora remembers theater shooting victims, survivors

Two years later, Aurora remembers theater shooting victims, survivors

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

Two years past Aurora theater massacre: Slow healing and a search for closure

Two years past Aurora theater massacre: Slow healing and a search for closure

“There has been no definitive, decisive action for justice,” he said. “This wound in the community is still being picked at and scratched by the anniversary or the trial delays. People make the link right back to two years ago and it doesn’t matter that two years have passed.”

Federal judge rebukes sheriffs, upholds Colorado gun restrictions 

Federal judge rebukes sheriffs, upholds Colorado gun restrictions 

“You can’t have a 100-round magazine and walk into a movie theater and start killing people,” said former state Sen. John Morse. “That’s not what the Second Amendment is about.”

US chef Billapando survived theater shooting

US chef Billapando survived theater shooting

“I just happened to be on the left side of the theater,” Billapando recalled Wednesday, taking a quick break a few minutes after preparing the Americans’ post-practice lunch.

Parents of Aurora victims slam Congressman Mike Coffman for stance on gun restrictions

Parents of Aurora victims slam Congressman Mike Coffman for stance on gun restrictions

Standing outside Coffman’s district office in Aurora, Tom Sullivan, whose son Alex was killed in the July 20, 2012, attack, urged a vote for Coffman’s challenger in the election, Democrat Andrew Romanoff, who supports universal background checks

Expanded duty to report threats becomes law as reaction to Aurora theater shooting

DENVER | A proposal to expand the duty of mental health professionals in Colorado to report threats has been signed into law. The bill signed Monday by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper is a response to the Aurora movie theater shooting. …

Telling secrets: Protecting therapists who report patients' threats

Telling secrets: Protecting therapists who report patients’ threats

some therapists say the situation in Colorado isn’t completely clear, and they have long been concerned that a therapist can be sued by a client claiming that an alert to police was a false and slanderous alarm

Colorado gun laws argued in federal court

Colorado gun laws argued in federal court

In his opening statement, Deputy Attorney General Matthew Grove noted Colorado’s tortured history with mass shootings, from the Columbine High School attack in 1999 to the Aurora movie theater massacre in 2012. He also mentioned the shooting spree at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut in 2012

Bill expanding duty to report mental health threats advances

DENVER | The Colorado Senate advanced a bill to expand the authority of mental health providers to report threats to places like movie theaters and schools. The bill unanimously passed the Senate Health and Human Services Thursday and will now …

GOP critical of new Colorado background check data

GOP critical of new Colorado background check data

Republican Senate Leader Bill Cadman said Monday that he was “extremely concerned that such misleading information would be provided as factually based testimony by the senior law enforcement professional in Colorado.”