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Mediator to oversee victim fund

A mediator who worked with Sept. 11 and Virginia Tech shooting victims is taking over the Aurora theater shooting victim fund, officials said Friday. Kenneth Feinberg has been named “special master” of the fund, according to a statement from Rep. Ed Perlmutter. Perlmutter said Feinberg will “oversee the process moving forward and the distribution of […]

AURORA | Family members of some of the people killed in the Colorado theater shootings are still concerned that money collected by a fundraising campaign is not getting to the victims. Representatives say after three meetings of a financial oversight committee, they believe the money is not going to be given to victims in a […]

AURORA | The last patient from the July 20 Aurora theater shooting has been released from the hospital after almost two months of treatment. Caleb Medley, who spent several weeks in a medically induced coma after being shot inside the Century Aurora 16 theater, was released from University Hospital this afternoon and will be transferred […]

AURORA | When wildfires tore through Colorado Springs last summer, Jessica Redfield Ghawi couldn’t help but want to do something. With the help of her friends, the aspiring sports journalist collected used sports equipment for kids who lost everything in the fires, hoping to give them back some of the normalcy the fires took. “She […]

AURORA | Two days after a press conference where Aurora theater shooting victims and families said money from charities was slow coming, the 7/20 Recovery Committee issued a statement today with instructions for victims and families to receive compensation and help. The committee, composed of elected officials, city and state representatives and other officials, said […]

Just one victim from the Aurora theater shootings remains hospitalized, hospital officials said Wednesday. In a statement Wednesday, Medical Center of Aurora officials said the last of the 18 patients treated there after the shooting was released early this week. The hospital declined to identify the patient. That leaves only Caleb Medley hospitalized. A spokesman […]