The parents of a victim in the Aurora theater shooting are once again calling for action after a gunman opened fire in a movie theater in Louisiana.
Monday marks three years since the Aurora theater shooting when a gunman opened fire inside the crowded theater, killing 12 people and wounding another 70.
Each morning for nearly three months, Sandy Phillips would wake at dawn, drive seven minutes to the courthouse, down a cup of coffee and wait an hour to listen to testimony about why her daughter was shot to death in a movie theater.
Gunman James Holmes was found guilty in the Aurora theater shooting that left 12 people dead and dozens more injured, putting the death penalty option at the center of the courtroom.
Theater shooting survivor Marcus Weaver was brought to tears when the guilty verdict was read in court on Thursday afternoon.
Many of the victims of the Aurora theater shooting and families of those who were killed were in court on Tuesday for the closing arguments and reacted to the trial.
Attorneys in the Aurora theater shooting trial will have one last chance Tuesday to convince jurors that gunman James Holmes was either a cold, calculating killer or a man so overcome by psychosis that he could no longer tell right from wrong.
James Holmes believes he gained a specific amount of self-worth for each of the 12 people he killed in a Colorado movie theater, but he regrets that one of the victims was a child.
Before the Aurora theater shooting trial began, a lawsuit filed by the parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings, accusing four online retailers of improperly selling ammunition, tear gas, a high-capacity magazine and body armor used in the attack, was dismissed.
The death of promising sports journalist Jessica Ghawi was described in testimony Wednesday morning at the Aurora theater shooting trial.