Nearly three years have passed since James Holmes, wearing body armor, opened fire in a deadly attack at a packed Colorado movie theater, and survivors and relatives of the 12 moviegoers who died are still trying to make sense of the shooting.
Hundreds shed tears and some friends and family held each other tight as they paid tribute to the victims at Aurora’s Day of Remembrance ceremony. The community’s emotions are just as raw a year later.
A year later, tears still roll easily down the face of mother Theresa Hoover. The emotion of losing a son – so loved – so suddenly is a crushing burden.
Firearm restrictions pitched by Colorado Democrats advanced Monday, as the battle over them intensified with hundreds of gun rights supporters cramming the state Capitol and circling the building all day with car horns blaring.
Some family members who lost loved ones in the Aurora theater shooting are looking for changes in the gun laws at both a state and federal level.
A Colorado doctor who created a health care app will among those sitting with the first lady during President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday.
Colorado’s long-anticipated gun control debate is getting underway at the state Capitol.