| Jan 17, 2013
Political trends come and go in response to events. Gun control was the rage during the Clinton administration, but over the past decade or so it became an obsolete cause. After the horrific crimes in Newtown and Aurora, though, it's staging a comeback....
| Jan 17, 2013
President Barack Obama and the National Rifle Association do agree on something: No amount of legislation can prevent every evil act. In his remarks on gun violence Wednesday, Obama acknowledged what gun enthusiasts have been saying for decades:...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:54 PM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Relatives of the majority of people killed in a Colorado movie theater rejected an invitation on Wednesday to attend its reopening later this month, calling it a "disgusting offer."
The parents, grandparents, cousins and...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
And so the nail is driven in. This is isolation; this is the coffin. And there are so many ways of saying it.
The social context of being human has been shattered for far too many people, and one manifestation of this is the eerie rise in...
| May 13, 2013
| 3:18 PM
LAS VEGAS -- A fuller-faced O.J. Simpson walked slowly into a courtroom here Monday wearing wrist shackles and a blue jail jumpsuit as he seeks a new trial in his sports memorabilia robbery and kidnaping conviction that sent him to prison.
| May 7, 2013
| 4:08 PM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- James E. Holmes, suspected of carrying out the Aurora movie theater massacre that killed 12 and injured 70 last summer, will plead not guilty by reason of insanity in court next week, his defense lawyers signaled Tuesday in a court...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:49 PM
DENVER (AP) — The man accused in the deadly Colorado theater shootings wants to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity, his lawyers said Tuesday.
Attorneys for James Holmes said in a court filing they plan to formally ask for the...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Q: In my local newspaper today, there were articles about Jared Loughner, who shot and killed six people and wounded 12 more in Arizona in 2011, and James Holmes, who is linked to the fatal shooting of 12 people and wounding of an additional 58 in a...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:29 AM
DENVER (AP) — Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes has offered to plead guilty and serve the rest of his life in prison to avoid the death penalty — a deal that would bring a swift end to the sometimes wrenching courtroom battle...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 4:52 AM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. TEXAS DA'S DEATH PUTS PROSECUTORS ON ALERT
Law enforcement is beefing up security for Texas district attorneys after Mike McLelland and his wife...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:21 AM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — For James Holmes, "justice is death," prosecutors said Monday in announcing they will seek his execution if he is convicted in the Colorado movie theater attack that killed 12 people.
The decision — disclosed in...
| Jul 25, 2012
Politicians haven't always been allergic to gun control, not even Republicans.
In 1968, after the assassinations of John and Robert Kennedy and the Rev.Martin Luther King Jr., Congress — on a bipartisan vote — outlawed guns sales to felons...