| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:29 PM
James Holmes, the defendant in the Aurora, Colo. movie theater massacre, has been scheduled to stand trial Oct. 14, a judge ruled Thursday.
The date, however, may be delayed by pretrial actions over Holmes' psychiatric evaluations, according to the...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:58 PM
DENVER — Eerie self-portraits that Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes took with his cellphone hours before the attack could be shown to jurors after the judge ruled that prosecutors could use evidence from the phone at his trial....
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:47 PM
Another deadly shooting rampage has stunned our nation, this time in the quiet suburbs of Connecticut. Twenty-seven families have lost loved ones. Parents are preparing to bury their children. And hundreds of elementary school students in Newtown have...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Dawinder S. Sidhu's recent op-ed in The Sun echoed the first thing that I thought about after I heard about the recent attack at a Colorado movie theater and then began to wonder why our expensive and extensive anti-terrorist network did not pick up on...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 4:04 PM
Dozens of mourners gathered outside a Crystal Lake funeral home today as the remains of John Larimer were returned home after the Navy intelligence officer was killed in the Colorado movie theater shooting last week.
Some mourners stood with their...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:26 AM
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn is renewing a push in Illinois to ban assault weapons in the wake of the killings at a Colorado theater that left 12 dead and dozens more wounded.
The Democratic governor also revealed plans today to propose a ban on...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 10:31 AM
With each passing day, we live in a more and more disposable society. Be it food, jobs, relationships, or even sadly, horrific tragedies which deflate our national spirit.
If we want to be honest in this disposable society we now all inhabit, then we...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 9:27 AM
Megan Hyde arrived at her workplace the morning of July 20 and heard a surprise mention of her former hometown. The surprise was not pleasant.
A co-worker at United Auto Credit asked Hyde, a Huntington Beach resident since April, if she had heard about...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:54 PM
As authorities continued to investigate the shooting at Perry Hall High School, about two dozen students gathered at a church Monday night, recounting their fears during the incident — and a reluctance to go back to school.
"You just think, if it...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Like many of my friends and relatives, I attended a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises." It's a film that I, like many others across the world, had been looking forward to since the second installment of the trilogy was released four years ago....
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:50 AM
A lone 24-year-old masked gunman entered a Colorado movie theater playing the new Batman movie and opened fire early Friday, killing at least 12 people and wounding 50, according to police and local media. The suspect, a white male, was found in the...