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Aurora Shooting

New photos have been released showing the inside of James Holmes' booby-trapped apartment.

Last week, James Holmes was found guilty of the massacre of 12 people at a theater in Colorado in 2012. Just a few days after the verdict, John Russell Houser allegedly opened fire in a theater in Louisiana.

Holmes was found guilty Thursday of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of 12 people at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, in 2012. The verdict means he is now eligible for the death penalty.

In a recorded interview played in court Friday, Holmes talked about why he chose to go on a shooting rampage during a screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado. He also said he pushed away friends as he prepared for the massacre.

Reporter Jana Winter refused to give up the names of sources after the July 20, 2012, mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater. Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed victory to Winter, saying she couldn't be forced to name names.

Jana Winter, a reporter for, has been involved in a 16-month case for refusing to identify her source in a story about the Aurora, Colo., shooting suspect.

The mass shooting during a screening of The Dark Knight Rises last July shut down the Century 16 multiplex for six months. One person who says she was working that night held a Reddit AMA to discuss the tragedy.

Jana Winter refuses to reveal who leaked information about the Aurora, Colorado, shooter. Judith Miller is "surprised and disappointed" at how little attention the case is getting.

Stephen Barton, who was shot in the face and neck, asks the presidential candidates for their plans to end gun violence.

Each week this summer has brought something terrible and new. What is going on?

12 of those murder counts are for "murder with extreme indifference." He appeared in a Colorado court room today to hear the charges.

Hear the clip from his performance last night at the Laugh Factory. Always keepin' it classy, Dane.

In the wake of the Aurora shooting, Romney says he doesn't support tighter gun control. Changing the law won't "make all the bad things go away."

Some experts say identifying and treating mentally ill men would prevent crimes like the Aurora shooting. But for some who have experienced mental illness directly, that argument misses the point.

Christian Bale, Anne Hathaway, Christopher Nolan and more react to the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado.

22-year-old Petra Anderson took a bullet to the brain in the Aurora shooting that killed 12 and injured 58. Her pastor explains the remarkable way she survived.

James Holmes, the alleged Aurora shooter, speaks at science camp about an illusion that allows you to change the past. Also revealed: his dream to own a Slurpee machine.

Although officials have not released details of the victims identities, several of them have been identified by their families and friends. Victim Jessica Ghawi's brother Jordan went to twitter yesterday to say "Let us remember the names of the victims and not the name of the coward who committed this act." Here's what we know so far about those who tragically lost their lives.

In his weekly address this morning, the President again mourned the victims in Aurora and offered federal resources to bring the shooter to justice. “Even as we come to learn how this happened and who’s responsible, we may never understand what leads anyone to terrorize their fellow human beings. Such evil is senseless — beyond reason. But while we will never know fully what causes someone to take the life of another, we do know what makes that life worth living.”

"Aurora," the Colorado town where a man shot and killed at least 12 people in a movie theater, is trending on Twitter. An online boutique had no idea why it was trending when they used the hashtag to promote their "Aurora" dress.

An unspoken rule, broken today by Mike Bloomberg. "The sad thing is that Obama knows better," says a gun control advocate.

The Aurora, CO mass shooting has already drawn comparisons to the crime that wounded Giffords last January. Now her husband Mark Kelly is offering his condolences.

Stars and public figures sent their condolences to the victims of the tragic shooting that took place in Aurora, Colorado late last night.


His Reddit posts from his Denver bedroom offered the best live coverage through the night and morning. "It feels like I'm helping out people who need to know this stuff."

Perhaps the wrong priorities while reporting on this tragedy.

Following the harrowing shooting at a midnight showing of the film in a Colorado theater, Warner Bros. has canceled the Paris premiere that was supposed to take place tonight. A crew has moved in to tear down what would have been a flashy display.

Mark Kiszla of the Denver Post urged his followers to retweet this video to remember Jessica rather than focusing on the shooter. Here she is interviewing hockey player Chris Summers, her first professional interview as an intern. It's incredibly endearing, and equally heartbreaking.

There is no sign that whoever posted this knew about the Aurora shooting when they tweeted it. UPDATE: The @NRA_Rifleman Twitter account has been deleted.

Horror and sorrow in the wake of the nightmarish attack in Aurora. Survivors and families of victims, gathered at Gateway High School near the theater where the shooting took place.

The two presidential candidates take time out of their contentious campaign to unite in their grief and shock over the mass shooting in Colorado.

Conservatives took to Twitter to denouonce ABC News reporter Brian Ross for passing off a simple Google search as proof that Aurora theater shooter James Holmes has ties to the Tea Party.


"My daughters go to the movies," he adds. "There are going to be other days for politics."

Here's the sequence of events at the Colorado movie theater where a gunman opened fire on a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises.

Campaigning on hold after national tragedy.

The box-office take of The Dark Knight Rises is probably the least important thing about this right now.

James Eagan Holmes is the 24-year old man in police custody for the shootings last night at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. Details about his life are slowly emerging.


Aspiring sportswriter Jessica Ghawi survived the Eaton Center shootings in Toronto, and wrote hauntingly about them. She died in a Colorado movie theater this morning.

Survivor thought the gunman — now in custody — was part of a "publicity stunt." "Alex is still missing."

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