Jurors struggled to hold back tears Tuesday as a grieving father described how he returns now and then to the Colorado theater where his son was murdered.
Theater shooting survivors reacted to Thursday’s guilty verdict for the gunman as they expressed relief and support moving forward for the sentencing phase of the trial.
Survivors and pubilc officials reacted after a Colorado jury on Thursday convicted 27-year-old James Holmes of killing 12 moviegoers and wounding dozens of others in a suburban Denver movie theater in 2012.
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.
Town officials have blocked a menorah from being displayed on the Routt County courthouse lawn because they said the legality of it is murky, and they wanted to head off any potential lawsuits.
It was two years ago when a gunman opened fire inside an Aurora movie theater, killing 12 people and injuring dozens of others. Friends and families gathered to honor the victims on the anniversary Sunday.
Two years after his son, Alex, was murdered in the Aurora theater shootings, Tom Sullivan paid tribute to his real-life superhero.
On July 20, 2012, a man wearing police-style armor killed 12 people and injured 70 during a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora.
The Aurora community is reacting to the news that Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates is leaving. He is likely taking a new job in Miami Beach.
The parents of two people killed in the Aurora theater shooting Wednesday criticized Republican Rep. Mike Coffman for not supporting a federal law to mandate background checks for all people who buy guns.