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# aurora - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Two US police officers fired after photo emerges of them re-enacting chokehold used on black man who later died
# Aurora
# Aurora

Two US police officers fired after photo emerges of them re-enacting chokehold used on black man who later died

Jul 4th 2020, 3:20 PM 43,303 Views 44 Comments

The officers imitated a chokehold used on a black man who subsequently died last August.

# aurora - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Warner Bros defends Joker film after families of 2012 cinema shooting victims express concern
# Aurora Massacre
# Aurora Massacre

Warner Bros defends Joker film after families of 2012 cinema shooting victims express concern

Sep 25th 2019, 7:51 AM 24,819 Views 54 Comments

At a late-night screening of a Batman film in 2012, a gunman killed 12 and injured 70 people.

# aurora - Thursday 27 August, 2015

'Batman' cinema killer James Holmes jeered and slammed with 3,318-year sentence
# Aurora Massacre
# Aurora Massacre

'Batman' cinema killer James Holmes jeered and slammed with 3,318-year sentence

Aug 27th 2015, 9:38 PM 34,835 Views 62 Comments

“Sheriff, get the defendant out of my courtroom.”

# aurora - Monday 17 August, 2015

The best place to see the Northern Lights? From space...
# Aurora
# Aurora

The best place to see the Northern Lights? From space...

Aug 17th 2015, 11:44 AM 10,764 Views 10 Comments

The timelapse was taken during a sunrise.

# aurora - Saturday 8 August, 2015

'Batman' cinema shooter James Holmes spared death penalty
# Aurora Massacre
# Aurora Massacre

'Batman' cinema shooter James Holmes spared death penalty

Aug 8th 2015, 12:20 AM 20,027 Views 82 Comments

The jury spent two days deliberating after three months of evidence.

# aurora - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

"Airport or movie theatre" - Read the chilling diary of the 'Batman' cinema killer
# Aurora Massacre
# Aurora Massacre

"Airport or movie theatre" - Read the chilling diary of the 'Batman' cinema killer

May 27th 2015, 11:58 PM 25,612 Views 43 Comments

“Serial murder: Too personal, too much evidence, easily caught, few kills.”

# aurora - Monday 27 April, 2015

After years of delays, 'Batman' cinema shooting trial to get under way
# James Holmes
# James Holmes

After years of delays, 'Batman' cinema shooting trial to get under way

Apr 27th 2015, 6:00 AM 21,504 Views 0 Comments

James Holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

# aurora - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Amazing photo of a NASA rocket being fired into an aurora
# All Of The Lights
# All Of The Lights

Amazing photo of a NASA rocket being fired into an aurora

Mar 8th 2014, 10:30 AM 12,693 Views 24 Comments

Good work, science.

# aurora - Friday 10 January, 2014

Watch this polar bear cub taking his first steps at Toronto Zoo
# Aww
From The Daily Edge
# Aww

Watch this polar bear cub taking his first steps at Toronto Zoo

Jan 10th 2014, 8:35 AM 2,589 Views 1 Comment

This is too much.

# aurora - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Colorado shooting suspect pleads not guilty by reason of insanity
# Aurora
# Aurora

Colorado shooting suspect pleads not guilty by reason of insanity

Jun 4th 2013, 6:45 PM 6,463 Views 39 Comments

James Holmes will now undergo months of psychiatric testing to determine whether he was sane at the time.

# aurora - Monday 13 May, 2013

Colorado cinema shooting suspect may plead not guilty by insanity
# Aurora
# Aurora

Colorado cinema shooting suspect may plead not guilty by insanity

May 13th 2013, 7:32 PM 10,399 Views 0 Comments

James Holmes entered a ‘not guilty’ plea by default – but lawyers may now plead insanity to spare the death penalty.

# aurora - Monday 1 April, 2013

Prosecutors to seek death penalty in US cinema shooting
# Aurora
# Aurora

Prosecutors to seek death penalty in US cinema shooting

Apr 1st 2013, 7:00 PM 11,261 Views 69 Comments

“In all the information that is available to me, it is my intention that for James Eagan Holmes in this case, justice is death,” the prosecuting lawyer said today.

# aurora - Friday 11 January, 2013

Courtroom drama at Colorado cinema massacre trial
# Massacre
# Massacre

Courtroom drama at Colorado cinema massacre trial

Jan 11th 2013, 8:15 PM 21,950 Views 18 Comments

A shout of ‘rot in hell’ was heard as the judge delayed the official laying of charges against James Holmes.

# aurora - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Colorado court shown chilling images from suspect's iPhone
# Massacre
# Massacre

Colorado court shown chilling images from suspect's iPhone

Jan 9th 2013, 9:47 PM 15,871 Views 17 Comments

James Holmes’ lawyers declined to make their case today so a ruling on whether he can stand trial is awaited.

# aurora - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Court hears frantic 911 calls from US cinema massacre
# Shooting
# Shooting

Court hears frantic 911 calls from US cinema massacre

Jan 8th 2013, 8:41 PM 6,415 Views 10 Comments

More than 40 emergency calls were made in a 10-minute period on that fateful day in July 2012.

# aurora - Monday 7 January, 2013

Court hears of harrowing scenes at Aurora cinema shooting
# Murder
# Murder

Court hears of harrowing scenes at Aurora cinema shooting

Jan 7th 2013, 9:52 PM 10,213 Views 10 Comments

One police officer recalled finding the youngest victim, a six-year-old girl, with no pulse.

Court to hear details of Colorado theatre massacre
# Cinema Shootings
# Cinema Shootings

Court to hear details of Colorado theatre massacre

Jan 7th 2013, 12:02 PM 5,825 Views 14 Comments

A week-long preliminary hearing will determine whether James Holmes, 25, will stand trial for the fatal shootings of 12 people last July.

# aurora - Saturday 5 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added signs your childhood is over (sorry)
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added signs your childhood is over (sorry)

Jan 5th 2013, 7:53 PM 26,101 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Four shot dead in hostage situation in Aurora, Colorado
# Shooting
# Shooting

Four shot dead in hostage situation in Aurora, Colorado

Jan 5th 2013, 5:32 PM 14,445 Views 53 Comments

The gunman killed three people at the house in Aurora before he was shot dead by police.

# aurora - Friday 28 September, 2012

Court records show that Dark Knight shooter made threats
# Aurora
# Aurora

Court records show that Dark Knight shooter made threats

Sep 28th 2012, 8:35 PM 11,342 Views 10 Comments

James Holmes was barred from his university after allegedly making threats to someone on campus.

# aurora - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Sep 2nd 2012, 11:00 AM 145 Views 5 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# aurora - Saturday 11 August, 2012

# aurora - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Ohio man brings weapons to Batman screening for 'protection'.
# Ohio
# Ohio

Ohio man brings weapons to Batman screening for 'protection'.

Aug 8th 2012, 12:15 PM 4,702 Views 23 Comments

Scott A Smith brought guns, ammunition and knives into the theatre in Westlake in Ohio.

# aurora - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Man facing charges over fracas at Batman screening in Florida
# Florida
# Florida

Man facing charges over fracas at Batman screening in Florida

Aug 1st 2012, 12:42 PM 7,374 Views 21 Comments

Over 100 people fled the cinema after man shouted “This is it” and donned black gloves at screening.

# aurora - Monday 30 July, 2012

Colorado shooting suspect charged with 24 counts of murder
# Colorado
# Colorado

Colorado shooting suspect charged with 24 counts of murder

Jul 30th 2012, 9:04 PM 8,202 Views 42 Comments

The 24-year-old suspect has been formally charged with a total of 142 counts over the deadly shootings at a Colorado cinema earlier this month.

Dark Knight Rises composer writes song for Aurora victims
# Colorado Shooting
# Colorado Shooting

Dark Knight Rises composer writes song for Aurora victims

Jul 30th 2012, 1:50 PM 3,553 Views 2 Comments

Hans Zimmer recorded the song in the days following the tragedy which claimed 12 lives.

Colorado shooting: Suspect James Holmes to be charged today
# Colorado
# Colorado

Colorado shooting: Suspect James Holmes to be charged today

Jul 30th 2012, 8:20 AM 3,037 Views 5 Comments

Holmes is expected to be formally charged with committing one of American’s worst ever mass shootings over a week ago.

# aurora - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Ashley Moser, injured mother of 6-year-old Colorado victim, suffers miscarriage
# Aurora
# Aurora

Ashley Moser, injured mother of 6-year-old Colorado victim, suffers miscarriage

Jul 29th 2012, 7:52 AM 7,150 Views 31 Comments

The 25-year-old was critically wounded in the Aurora cinema shooting earlier this month.

# aurora - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Colorado shooting victims being laid to rest in Ohio, Texas
# RIP
# RIP

Colorado shooting victims being laid to rest in Ohio, Texas

Jul 28th 2012, 3:40 PM 3,106 Views 1 Comment

Matt McQuinn, who dived in front of his girlfriend during the shooting, and Jessica Ghawi, who survived another random shooting just months earlier, will both be laid to rest today.

# aurora - Friday 27 July, 2012

Colorado suspect 'was seeing university psychiatrist' before massacre
# Colorado
# Colorado

Colorado suspect 'was seeing university psychiatrist' before massacre

Jul 27th 2012, 9:58 PM 8,542 Views 32 Comments

A court in Colorado has seen disputes over whether medical privilege covers contact between James Holmes and his doctor.

Colorado suspected gunman 'can't remember' shooting spree
# Colorado
# Colorado

Colorado suspected gunman 'can't remember' shooting spree

Jul 27th 2012, 7:11 PM 8,411 Views 54 Comments

Alleged killer James Holmes is repeatedly asking guards why he is in prison – claiming that he has no memory of the shooting which took place in a packed Colorado cinema last week.

Graphic shows every piece of equipment carried by the Colorado shooter
# Colorado
# Colorado

Graphic shows every piece of equipment carried by the Colorado shooter

Jul 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 11,641 Views 37 Comments

James Holmes purchased thousands of rounds of ammunition in the months prior to the attack.

# aurora - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Colorado: Almost $300,000 raised online for shooting victim
# Colorado
From The Daily Edge
# Colorado

Colorado: Almost $300,000 raised online for shooting victim

Jul 26th 2012, 3:52 PM 7,364 Views 13 Comments

Caleb Medley lost his eye after being shot at in the Aurora movie theatre on Friday. His medical bills could reach $2 million.

# aurora - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Colorado massacre: Suspect 'sent warnings of attack to lecturer'
# Colorado
# Colorado

Colorado massacre: Suspect 'sent warnings of attack to lecturer'

Jul 25th 2012, 9:40 PM 14,823 Views 53 Comments

FoxNews.com says James Holmes sent a spiral-bound notebook with drawings of his plans to a college professor.

VIDEO: Batman star Christian Bale pays tribute to Aurora victims
# Shooting
# Shooting

VIDEO: Batman star Christian Bale pays tribute to Aurora victims

Jul 25th 2012, 1:11 PM 5,602 Views 18 Comments

The actor visited the devastated city to meet with survivors as they recover in the local medical centre.

Judge bans cameras from courtroom in Colorado movie shooting case
# Colorado
# Colorado

Judge bans cameras from courtroom in Colorado movie shooting case

Jul 25th 2012, 7:41 AM 3,663 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, Christian Bale visited survivors of Friday’s shooting and lays flower at memorial.

# aurora - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Families of Colorado shooting victims plan their goodbyes
# Colorado
# Colorado

Families of Colorado shooting victims plan their goodbyes

Jul 24th 2012, 10:42 AM 6,423 Views 28 Comments

Meanwhile, a Maine man has admitted to police that he brought a gun with him to a screening of the new Batman movie.

# aurora - Monday 23 July, 2012

Colorado shooting suspect appears in court ahead of formal charges
# Colorado
# Colorado

Colorado shooting suspect appears in court ahead of formal charges

Jul 23rd 2012, 5:46 PM 13,631 Views 81 Comments

James Holmes appears in court with bright orange-red hair, as prosecutors consider whether to seek the death penalty.

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