James Holmes Targeted Theater Because "There'd Be A Lot Of People There"
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.
Aurora Victims Names And Stories Begin To Emerge
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.
President Obama: "Life Is Fragile"
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.”
Online Boutique Apologizes For Using #Aurora To Promote A Kim Kardashian Dress Knockoff
"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.
Video Of Colorado Shooting Victim Jessica Redfield
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.