Unexpectedly, it’s been the survivors and the rest of the city that have defined what that tragedy was. Mayor Steve Hogan marvels that the grisly theater shooting has not defined Aurora
I’m particularly upset about James Holmes, whom I think may have been transferred where he is closer to his family
Hickenlooper fails to understand that resorting to hiding humans is not only the wrong answer to the prison and prisoner safety dilemma, it’s the worst answer
Republicans long have complained about judicial secrecy. They cite the secret costs to taxpayers to prosecute and defend Aurora theater shooter James Holmes, who was sentenced to life in prison for killing 12 people and wounding 70 others in a 2012 attack at a suburban Denver movie theater
“I didn’t want any mistake that I was sensationalizing violence or romanticizing the killer in any way,” Sutton said. “There is no catharsis … you walk out of that movie still having to deal with the fact that an act of violence can happen at any time.”
The year saw a bevy of milestones, including a turnaround at the VA hospital, a wild election season, and a local chapter in the growing national controversy over how police interact with black residents
The Colorado Department of Human Services announced a new task force last week that will review the system and make recommendations about how to improve it.
State officials have repeatedly refused to tell the public where or how he is being held.
After being convicted last year of killing 12 and wounding 70 more in the July 2012 attack, James Holmes was moved from Colorado Department of Corrections custody to an undisclosed prison