The Aurora Theater Shootings
Aug 22, 2012 — Melissa Block talks with Denver Post reporter Kurtis Lee about a survey the city of Aurora, Colo., has put up on the Internet. It asks for thoughts on what should be done with the Century Aurora 16 Cineplex where 12 people were killed in a mass shooting last month. Lee also talks about what's become of other sites where mass shootings have taken place.
Jul 30, 2012 — It's widely assumed that prosecutors will file dozens of first-degree and attempted murder charges Monday against 24-year-old James Holmes, the lone suspect in the attack. Prosecutors may also seek the death penalty.
Jul 24, 2012 — The life of Petra Anderson, a promising young musician, was narrowly saved by a bullet's extraordinary trajectory.
Jul 23, 2012 — In the days since the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., there's been little discussion of the laws that allowed the gunman to acquire his arsenal. National politicians in both parties are generally wary of offending the powerful gun lobby.
Jul 23, 2012 — The man accused of the mass shooting in a Colorado movie theater appeared in court for the first time on Monday. James Holmes is a former University of Colorado graduate student. Police say he opened fire during a packed screening of the film, The Dark Knight Rises.
Apr 1, 2013 — James Holmes had offered to plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence. Prosecutors called that a publicity ploy. Twelve people died and another 58 were wounded in the attack.
Jan 8, 2013 — On a 27-second call to police, at least 30 shots can be heard in the background. James Holmes is charged in the murders of 12 people and the wounding of dozens in a movie theater.
Jan 7, 2013 — Moments after a deadly attack that turned an Aurora, Colo., movie theater into a scene of panic and tragedy, the police officer who found suspect James Holmes at first took him for a fellow police officer, due to the body armor Holmes was wearing.
Sep 28, 2012 — Documents released today indicate that school officials may have been more concerned about James Holmes' behavior before the July 20 massacre than has previously been known.
Aug 14, 2012 — While most materials remain sealed, those that have been made public contain a glimpse or two about the case being made against James Holmes for the attack that left 12 people dead and 58 wounded.