August 20, 2012 |
A Colorado woman who drowned while swimming in a lake in Iowa has been identified as an ICU nurse who had treated a victim of the Aurora theater shooting weeks earlier. According to the Dickinson County Sheriff's Department, 46-year-old Jennifer Gallagher had been swimming at night in West Okoboji Lake on Aug. 6. The following day, a family member discovered Gallagher under a nearby dock. Medical personnel pronounced her dead at the scene. University of Colorado Hospital spokeswoman Jacque Montgomery told the Los Angeles Times that Gallagher had specialized in treating head injuries and helped open the Neurological Intensive Care Unit.
July 20, 2012 |
The Web is lighting up with reaction in the aftermath of the shooting rampage that killed 12 and wounded dozens at a midnight showing Friday of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Colorado. On Twitter now, #theatershooting , #Aurora and Colorado are trending. Elements about the shooting suspect, James Holmes, are also trending, including his name and his alma mater, UC Riverside . Photos: ' Dark Knight Rises' shooting Some tweeting off the trending topics, however, found themselves on the receiving end of quite a bit of disgust and ire. Celeb Boutique saw the trend, but apparently didn't realize it was related to the shooting, not their collection of Kim Kardashian-inspired dress.
March 27, 2012 |
Fire officials were hopeful Tuesday that calmer winds would help them bring a wildfire under control that has burned more than 3,000 acres in the mountains southwest of Denver, killing at least one person, destroying a handful of homes and forcing about 900 residents to evacuate. It was not clear what sparked the fire Monday, although officials have said it may be related to a controlled burn. Conditions were prime for the blaze, following an unusually warm, dry March. The fire was not contained early Tuesday, but officials said their "current fire fighting strategy has changed from point protection to active fire suppression," according to the latest statement from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office.
January 8, 2013 |
CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- After a day of grisly and emotionally difficult testimony from those first on the scene of the Aurora movie massacre, a second day of details about the carnage is set to unfold Tuesday. Prosecutors are expected to continue methodically laying out their case against James E. Holmes, a 25-year-old former neuroscience doctoral student at the University of Colorado-Denver. They must prove there is enough evidence to proceed to trial. Holmes faces 166 counts of murder, attempted murder and weapons charges.
July 20, 2012 |
Broadcast and cable channels across the country, including NBC, CBS and ESPN, scrambled Friday to remove advertising for "The Dark Knight Rises" following the tragic shooting at a late-night screening of the film in Colorado. The advertisements were being pulled from national and local programs on broadcast and cable stations, according to people familiar with the matter but not authorized to speak publicly. PHOTOS: Colorado movie theater shooting Due to the sensitivity of the situation as the story dominated news coverage Friday morning, some networks were yanking advertisements for the film on their own accord, the sources said.
July 21, 2012 |
The day after a mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater killed 12 and injured 58 others, the investigation continues Saturday as authorities try to enter the suspect's booby-trapped apartment and family members receive word of their relatives' fates. Aurora, Colo., has been reeling in the aftermath of the shooting at the midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises,” in which police say 24-year-old James E. Holmes opened fire in the crowded multiplex theater, dressed in black and wearing bullet-resistant gear.
July 20, 2012 |
WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders set aside their partisan differences to pledge federal support for those in the Denver suburb where a gunman opened fire at a movie theater, killing 12 people. "Confronted with incomprehensible evil, Americans pull together and embrace our national family more tightly," said House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio). "I join President Obama, and every American, in sending my thoughts and prayers to the victims of this awful tragedy. " "We will all stand with them, as one nation, in the days ahead," he said.
January 11, 2013
UCLA AT COLORADO When: 11 a.m. Where: Coors Event Center, Boulder. On the air: TV: Pac-12 Networks; Radio: 570. Records: UCLA 13-3, 3-0, Buffaloes 11-4, 1-2. Update: Both teams have a quick turnaround after playing Thursday night, but this will be harder on the visiting Bruins. UCLA, which played Utah in Salt Lake City on Thursday, traveled Friday. Colorado has four players who average in double figures, led by guard Askia Booker, (14.7). The Buffaloes' Andre Roberson leads the Pac-12 in rebounding.
July 20, 2012 |
Warner Bros. canceled its Paris premiere of "The Dark Knight Rises" on Friday following the deadly shooting at an Aurora, Colo., screening of the Christopher Nolan-directed Batman movie. The studio issued a statement early Friday saying: "Warner Bros. is deeply saddened to learn about this shocking incident. We extend our sincere sympathies to the families and loved ones of the victims at this tragic time. " Nolan and stars Christian Bale and Anne Hathaway were expected to attend the red-carpet event.
July 24, 2012 |
At least three people have been arrested around the country in incidents connected to screenings of “The Dark Knight Rises,” authorities say. The arrests come amid fears of possible copycat attacks in the wake of Friday's shooting rampage at a midnight screening of the film in Aurora, Colo. Twelve people were killed and 58 were injured in that attack, and law enforcement agencies in numerous states have since stepped up security at theaters showing the latest Batman film. In California, a 52-year-old man was arrested Sunday evening after he allegedly shouted threats about a gun and Colorado at a Norwalk theater showing of the “The Dark Knight Rises,” authorities said. Clark Tabor is accused of grabbing his cellphone inside the theater and shouting: "I should go off like in Colorado" and "Does anyone have a gun?"