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Finally some good news out of the tragedy in Aurora, Colorado:
Katie Medley, a movie goer who escaped unharmed from the horrific James Holmes last Friday, gave birth to a boy at the University of Colorado Hospital yesterday morning. He’s named Hugo and both child and mother are reportedly doing well.
Tragically, however, Katie’s husband Caleb was not as fortunate as his wife: also in attendance at The Dark Knight Rises showing, Caleb was shot in the head and remains in a medically-induced coma.
“He had some motion in his hands today,” Seth Medley, Caleb’s brother, told reporters atMore >
According to a new report, James Holmes actually alerted a psychologist at the University of Colorado to his plans to commit mass murder… only the recipient never opened the package in question.
Fox News says the Colorado shooting suspect mailed a notebook “full of details about how he was going to kill people” to the school’s mail room, which is where police and FBI agent found it this week.
“There were drawings of what he was going to do in it – drawings and illustrations of the massacre,” an insider with knowledge told Fox, adding that the photos drawn in a spiral-bound notebook’sMore >
While the country continues to mourn the losses incurred inside an Aurora, Colorado movie theater last week, and while new information continues to leak out about shooting James Holmes, a debate has also taken shape around America:
Considering the types of automatic weapons Holmes purchased legally, should the topic of gun control be more firmly addressed in light of the latest massacre?
Let’s focus on two because they possess such contrasting opinions.
In an interview over the weekend,More >
An X-rated dating site has confirmed that suspected Colorado shooter James Holmes was, indeed, a client, having made a profile for the service on July 5 and last logging in some time this week.
Adult Friend Finder tells TMZ that it traced the profile in question back to Aurora, Colorado – the town in which Holmes is accused of killing 12 people who were attending a showing of The Dark Knight Rises – and that the address and date of birth entered match those of the alleged murderer.
The profile lists basic information, such as Holmes labeling himself a “light/social drinker,” while alsoMore >
Amidst the sadness and shock over the fatal Aurora, Colorado shooting at a Dark Knight Rises screening early Friday morning, many celebrities have taken to Twitter to express their sympathy for the victims and their families.
Many have also used this as an opportunity to push for stricter gun laws, an area in which President Barack Obama has been considered a total failure by The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
Here is a sampling of star Tweets on the matter. Read through them and share your take with us now:
Cory Monteith: guns don’t kill people, people do etc.. but until we canMore >
For the time time since the deadly Colorado shooting that took 12 lives, someone associated with The Dark Knight Rises has spoken out.
And that someone is director Christopher Nolan.
“Speaking on behalf of the cast and crew of The Dark Knight Rises, I would like to express our profound sorrow at the senseless tragedy that has befallen the entire Aurora community,” Nolan said, adding:
“I would not presume to know anything about the victims of the shooting, but that they were there last night to watch a movie.
“I believe movies are one of the great American art forms and the sharedMore >
Our thoughts and prayer go out to all victims of the senseless shooting inside a Colorado movie theater early this morning.
But we take this time to recognize Jessica Ghawi, a 24-year old aspiring sportscaster who lost her life in the attack, because her tragic story is almost impossible to believe.
Ghawi, who wrote a blog under the name Jessica Redfield, posted a recent entry in which she detailed just how fortunate she had been to narrowly escape a fatal mall shooting in Toronto last month that left one person dead and seven injured.
“What started off as a trip to the mall to get sushiMore >
James Holmes has been identified as the suspect who opened fire inside a Colorado movie theater early this morning, injuring over 50 attendees and killing at least 12 people on hand to watch a screening of The Dark Knight Rises.
The 24-year old is in police custody.
Sources say Holmes is a former University of Colorado School of Medicine student who dropped out last month. He does not have a criminal record, nor does he appear to possess ties to any terrorist organization.
Authorities raided Holmes’ Denver-area apartment today andMore >