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Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Colorado

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Colorado suspected gunman 'can't remember' shooting spree
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
James Holmes purchased thousands of rounds of ammunition in the months prior to the attack.
Colorado: Almost $300,000 raised online for shooting victim
Caleb Medley lost his eye after being shot at in the Aurora movie theatre on Friday. His medical bills could reach $2 million.
Colorado massacre: Suspect 'sent warnings of attack to lecturer' 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
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
Meanwhile, Christian Bale visited survivors of Friday’s shooting and lays flower at memorial.
Families of Colorado shooting victims plan their goodbyes
Meanwhile, a Maine man has admitted to police that he brought a gun with him to a screening of the new Batman movie.
Colorado shooting suspect appears in court ahead of formal charges
James Holmes appears in court with bright orange-red hair, as prosecutors consider whether to seek the death penalty.
Injured mother of youngest Aurora victim learns of daughter's death
It has also emerged that Ashley Moser (25) is pregnant. Her unborn child survived despite Moser being shot in the throat and abdomen.
Obama cries with relatives of movie massacre victims
Meanwhile, suspect James Holmes is to appear before a US court for an initial hearing this morning.
Nauseating and conspiracies: The week in quotes
“I think throwing out conspiracies like a man standing at the bar in a pub is quite unacceptable.”
Colorado latest: victims named as police say suspect planned massacre for months
More on the suspect, the victims and police activities on the booby-trapped Paris Street.
Obama pays tribute to movie massacre victims
Meanwhile, police are still trying to work their way into the suspect’s booby-trapped apartment.
Booby-trapped: bomb squad to try and enter suspect shooter's apartment
As details about the suspect emerge this morning, vigils for the victims of the horrific shooting are held across Colorado.
Colorado massacre: Shooting suspect 'not co-operating' with police - source
A police sources tells AP that James Holmes, 24, is refusing to speak to police at all, or answer any questions.
The Evening Fix: Friday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
Obama, Romney suspending campaigning after Colorado cinema massacre
The Democratic and Republican candidates both called off campaign rallies after the deaths of 12 cinemagoers in Aurora.
Mother of Colorado gunman tells TV news that police 'have the right person'
24-year-old James Holmes was arrested outside the Aurora cinema where 12 people were shot dead.
Colorado gunman named as 24-year-old local man - update
The gunman killed 12 people and wounded 38 at the Century 16 cinema in Aurora during a Batman screening.
'He wasn't giving anyone a chance to get out' - witnesses recall Colorado cinema shooting
One witness has said he saw a little girl who had been shot.
Colorado shooting update: 12 dead, three-month-old baby among the injured
A suspect is in custody after the shooting at a Batman screening in Aurora. His apartment building has been evacuated because of concerns about explosives.
Autistic man survives 3-week ordeal in Utah desert
A local deputy who had recently completed training in search and rescue operations for people with autism helped to locate the man in the sprawling desert – using a very interesting tip.
Houses reduced to ash in Colorado after fierce wildfires
At least 346 homes were destroyed in this week’s blaze.
Dramatic photos of canyon wildfires as Colorado residents flee flames
Thousands of residents have been forced from their homes as Waldo Canyon fire grows.
Thousands evacuated and 250 homes lost in Colorado wildfire (pics)
Eight fires are now burning in Colorado as residents and tourists flee their homes.
Hundreds evacuated as wildfires spread in Colorado, New Mexico
Fire on Colorado grew to more than 80 sq km in one day.
Six-year-old schoolboy suspended... for quoting LMFAO song
The Colorado boy was disciplined for sexual harassment after repeating lyrics from Sexy And I Know It.
Explosives could be used to dislodge frozen cows from Rocky Mountains cabin
Authorities face a strange conundrum about how to remove the dead and frozen cows after they likely got stranded in an old ranger’s cabin during a snowstorm in Colorado.
Santorum campaign reborn as he beats Romney to take caucuses
“Conservatism is alive and well in Missouri and Minnesota.”
Man tells police his date is a burglar after his girlfriend shows up
Kevin Gaylor invited a woman he met online to his house, then his girlfriend showed up…
Colorado disqualifies champion goat over failed drug test
Two prize-winning goats – both raised by the same children – are banned from the State Fair after failing drug tests.
Five children, one adult killed in US truck smash
A number of children in foster care were aboard the people-carrier that collided with a truck in eastern Colorado.
Up to 16 killed by US outbreak of listeria
A batch of contanimated cantaloupes from Colorado has been blamed for 72 infections, and at least 13 deaths.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.
Trapped lumberjack cut off five of his own toes to free himself
Jon Hutt, 61, said the pain was excruciating, adding: “I would cut for a while and then I had to rest.”
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.
View from New York: the beautiful game, the American way
Our man in New York, John Riordan, endured FOX’s coverage of the champions League final last Saturday.
Untrained wife flies plane to safety after pilot husband takes ill
A wife with no flying experience is given radio guidance by other pilots after her husband developed breathing problems.