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2012 Aurora Shooting

Broward County Sheriff, Some Florida Chiefs Push for AR-15 Ban

“Congress messed up when they didn’t renew the assault weapons ban [in 2004]. I think that was problematic,” Lystad said. “We need to deal with assault weapons, background checks. It’s about finding common ground.”

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Officer Who Arrested Holmes Testifies in Colorado Mass Murder Trial

Another police officer, Aaron Blue, told jurors he asked Holmes if he had any weapons, and that he replied: "I have four guns. I have improvised explosive devices, and they won't go off unless you set them off."

Families Ask Media to Stop Publicizing Names of Mass Shooters

For families, it is a small way to fight back. Their hope is that refusing to name the actors will mute the effects of their actions, and prevent other angry, troubled young men from being inspired by the infamy of those who opened fire at Columbine High School, Virginia Tech or Newtown, Conn.

Judge Accepts Insanity Plea from James Holmes

A judge on Tuesday allowed Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity, ordered him to undergo a psychiatric examination and said authorities can inspect a notebook he sent to his psychiatrist.

Colo. Theater Shooter Wants Insanity Plea

James Holmes wants to plead not guilty by reason of insanity to the killing of 12 people and the injuring of 70 others in the Aurora movie theater attack. Holmes would need the judge's permission to change his plea.

Colo. Psychiatrist Told Cop About Theater Shooter's Threats

The Aurora theater shooter's psychiatrist alerted a campus police officer about her client's homicidal threats about a month before the attack, newly released documents show.

Prosecutors Seek Death for James Holmes

Arapahoe (Colo.) County prosecutors will seek capital punishment for James Holmes after concluding that "justice is death" for the man who allegedly killed 12 people and injured 58 in the Aurora theater massacre.

D.A. Rejects Aurora Shooting Suspect's Plea

Prosecutors in the Aurora theater shooting case say they are "extremely unlikely" to accept an offer from suspect James Holmes to plead guilty unless they hear more details from him.

Colo. Theater Shooter Wants Life To Avoid Death Penalty

The attorneys for James Holmes have offered a guilty plea in the Aurora, Colo., theater shooting in exchange for prosecutors sparing their client's life.

Judge Enters Not Guilty Plea for Colo. Theater Shooter

A Colorado judge entered a not guilty plea for suspected Aurora theater shooter James Holmes over the objections of his attorneys who argued they needed more time to respond to charges.