Victims Identified

This undated photo provided by the family shows Jessica Ghawi. Ghawi is one of the 12 people killed when a gunman barged into a crowded theater, set off gas canisters and opened fire as spectators dove for cover and tried to flee, Friday, July 20, 2012, in Aurora, Colo. Dozens of others were injured, including 11 in critical condition. (AP Photo/Courtesy of the family)

The two were strangers but forever will be linked in death as two of the 12 people killed during the July 20 Aurora massacre. Both will be buried Saturday, McQuinn in his western Ohio hometown of Springfield and Ghawi in her hometown of San Antonio.

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DENVER | Five people wounded in the Colorado movie theater shooting remain in critical condition. University of Colorado Hospital said Thursday it has four patients in critical condition, and the Medical Center of Aurora said it has one. Twelve people were killed and 58 were injured in the July 20 shooting. As many as 11 […]

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AURORA | Several Colorado Rockies players are showing their support for people wounded in the shootings at a movie theater in Aurora last week. First baseman Todd Helton, manager Jim Tracy and several other players visited University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora on Thursday to see some of the survivors. Players signed autographs for patients […]

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Aurora Police Chief Daniel Oates, right, greets officers as he arrives for a memorial service for Gordon Cowden Wednesday, July 25, 2012 in Denver. Cowden was one of 12 people killed, and over 50 wounded in a shooting attack early Friday at the packed theater during a showing of the Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises." Police have identified the suspected shooter as James Holmes, 24. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

DENVER | A dad who took his teenage children to the new Batman movie and was killed when a gunman opened fire on the theater was mourned Wednesday, the first memorial service for a victim of the shootings. Fifty-one-year-old Gordon Cowden was the oldest of the 12 people killed in the massacre at the “Dark […]

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AURORA | A Colorado father killed in last week’s theater shootings will be the first to be laid to rest. A funeral service for 51-year-old Gordon Cowden was planned for Wednesday. He had gone to the midnight showing of the new Batman movie with his two teenage children, Cowden was the oldest of the 12 […]

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A visitor to the growing memorial to victims of last Friday's mass shooting at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater, walks past a chalk drawing of a heart and the "Batman" logo, Tuesday, July 24, 2012 across the street from the theater, where 12 people were killed and dozens injured when a gunman opened fire last Friday during a late-night showing of the latest Batman movie. Police have identified the suspected shooter as James Holmes, 24. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

AURORA | People continue to flock to the memorial to the 12 people killed in the Colorado movie theater shooting. On Tuesday, visitors included about two dozen people praying in a circle off to the side. Others left messages on a blank board. They included “Never forgotten, Wisconsin is praying” and “Our true heroes, we […]

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