Colorado government leaders marked the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks Tuesday with a service that also honored the victims of the Aurora theater shooting and wildfires this summer that destroyed hundreds of homes.
Between 2,000 and 5,000 people are expected at an event on Tuesday called Colorado Remembers 9/11, which will feature remarks by John Elway of the Denver Broncos and a musical performance by Hazel Miller.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock are hosting an event to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
The family of a man who was among 12 people shot and killed in a Colorado movie theater rampage is thanking the Aurora police chief and his staff for their “kindness and compassion” after the shooting.
Many students from the Aurora Public Schools were in the theater two weeks ago when the gunfire erupted and the district wants to make sure all its students, as well as teachers and parents, get the help they need as the new school year begins.
Police officers, firefighters and even FBI agents, gathered on Wednesday at the community memorial in Aurora to pay tribute to those killed and wounded.
James Holmes is being held without bond in the Arapahoe County Jail. Prosecutors will file formal charges against him next Monday. His apartment had been turned into a trap say authorities, loaded up with homemade bombs.
Many people have begun wondering how the legal case for James Eagan Holmes will unfold. The answer to that question may be months away.
Despair all around him, President Barack Obama on Sunday offered hugs, tears and the nation’s sympathy to survivors of the Colorado shooting rampage and to families whose loved ones were shot dead. He found hope in the heartbreak, insisting a brighter day will come.
The mayor of Aurora, the site of one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history, says some victims are still terribly injured and may not live.