Unable to unanimously agree on the death penalty, a jury gave the Aurora movie theater gunman life in prison without possibility of parole in the killing of 12 people in the 2012 rampage.
Three people died and seven others were injured at a Lafayette theater Thursday night after a gunman opened fire during a screening of "Trainwreck." One of the dead was reported to be the shooter.
With lone wolf terrorists among us, the threat posed by ordinary citizens’ access to military-style weapons is no longer just a local problem but a very real national security risk.
Why don't we just accept the senseless killings that most developed countries don't experience as an inevitable fact of American life and stop trying to fix them?
Recent mass shootings have rightly sparked a national debate about gun control. Unfortunately, like so many political debates, this one has been loud, divisive and lacking in substantive analysis or reasoned compromise.Recent shootings have rightly sparked a debate about gun control. Unfortunately, it's been loud, divisive and lacking in substantive analysis or reasoned compromise.
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James Eagan Holmes was formally charged Monday in the Colorado movie theater shooting rampage that left 12 people dead and 58 injured.
We all know about Aurora. We know a lot less about Anaheim and the killing of Manuel Angel Diaz, shot in the back and in the head by that city’s police just a few short hours after the awful Aurora murders.