Fri July 20, 2012
The Aurora Theater Shootings

Aurora Theater Shooting: An “Act That Defies Description”

Screencap of the Friday evening press breifing. Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates is speaking, Governor Hickenlooper is in the background to the left.

Looking exhausted, Governor John Hickenlooper and Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates stood in front of reporters during a Friday evening press conference and recounted the day's tragic events.

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Fri July 20, 2012
All Tech Considered

'Techie Computer Programmer Guy' And The Website Reddit Deliver The News

Originally published on Fri July 27, 2012 7:45 am

Morgan Jones, an 18-year-old from Denver, gave minute-by-minute updates Friday on the movie theater shootings in nearby Aurora, Colo.
Courtesy of Morgan Jones

By the time a lot of professional journalists awoke Friday morning to learn about a mass shooting inside a Colorado movie theater, 18-year-old Morgan Jones had already been providing minute-by-minute coverage to a rapt audience for hours.

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Fri July 20, 2012
The Two-Way

'Dark Knight' Director: The Attack Is 'Devastating'

A policeman stands outside a movie theater in New York on Friday during a showing of "The Dark Knight Rises."
Mehdi Taamallah AFP/Getty Images

Director Christopher Nolan's newest film was supposed be the summer's blockbuster. Instead, after a shooting rampage that has left 12 dead, the last Batman film The Dark Knight Rises is now forever connected to one of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history.

After news of the shooting, the Paris premiere of the film was cancelled and a scheduled press junket was scrapped, reported The Hollywood Reporter.

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Fri July 20, 2012
The Aurora Theater Shootings

What Do We Know About The Theater Shooting Suspect?

A photo of James Holmes released by the University of Colorado Denver.
University of Colorado Denver

Early this morning, at a screening of the new Batman movie The Dark Knight Rises a gunman opened fire, striking 71 and killing 12. More details are starting to emerge about the background of suspected shooter James Holmes.

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Fri July 20, 2012
The Aurora Theater Shootings

Colo. Shooting Suspect Was Withdrawing From School

Originally published on Fri July 20, 2012 4:56 pm

We ask neighbors in Aurora, Colo., what they know about the suspected movie theater shooter, James Holmes.