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The Aurora Theater Shootings

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Aug 13, 2012 — The judge also affirmed a gag order, keeping parties involved from talking about the case.
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Aug 7, 2012 — She had been treating James Holmes and became concerned enough to contact University of Colorado police, sources tell the news outlets. But it does not appear that the psychiatrist took additional steps that would have led to him being detained.
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Aug 3, 2012 — He was sheltering his girlfriend when he was shot and killed. Friends say the 24-year-old Arizona native had a passion for life and always put others first.
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Aug 2, 2012 — When 18-year-old Jarell Brooks saw a woman and her two children trying to crawl to safety, he got between them and the gunman. He says he couldn't have done anything else and lived with himself afterward.
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