Hundreds gather at vigils for shooting victims

Hundreds of mourners are gathering at vigils for the victims of the shootings at a suburban Denver theater showing the latest Batman movie.

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 12:35am EDT

Security increased at movies following shootings

New York police posted officers at dozens of theaters around the city. Ticket-takers at a multiplex in Washington searched moviegoers' bags and purses. And one of the nation's biggest theater chains barred patrons from wearing masks or costumes.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 11:01pm EDT

Warner Bros. struggles with Colo. shooting

The movie industry grappled Friday with the deadly Colorado shooting at a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises," as one of the most anticipated films in years became enmeshed with a massacre.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 10:35pm EDT

Parallels between Batman film and the shooting

In "The Dark Knight Rises," a masked villain leads a murderous crew into a packed football stadium and wages an attack involving guns and explosives. It's just one of the more haunting scenes in what was one of the most anticipated movies in years.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 09:05pm EDT

Witness tried to keep door closed on Colo. gunman

An eager audience forgoing sleep to take in the midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" instead were witnesses Friday to a bloody mass shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater. Police said a man clad in black threw a canister that spewed smoke before he opened fire. Witnesses said that at first, they thought it was a prank or a stunt. Then the gunman shot steadily at the audience, not speaking. Some of their accounts:

Friday - 07/20/2012, 07:34pm EDT

Movie theaters are notoriously understaffed

Michael Greenberger, director, University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security

Friday - 07/20/2012, 06:41pm EDT


Colo. authorities removing shooting victim bodies

Authorities have started to remove the bodies of the 10 people killed early Friday at a suburban Denver movie theater.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 05:46pm EDT

AMC won't allow costumes after Colorado shooting

Movie giant AMC Theatres says it won't be allowing people to wear costumes or face-covering masks into its theaters after a shooting in Colorado that killed at least 12 people and injured dozens more.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 05:13pm EDT

Shooting cancels Paris premiere of Batman movie

The Paris premiere of the new Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises" was canceled Friday after a gunman killed several people at a Colorado opening of the same film.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 05:07pm EDT

Aurora police: Officers on scene in 60-90 seconds

The police chief in the Denver suburb where a gunman opened fire at a movie theater says the suspect was arrested soon after officers arrived.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 04:58pm EDT

Campus research buildings evacuated after shooting

Police have evacuated two research buildings at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus where the suspect in the Colorado shootings was a graduate student.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 04:23pm EDT

LISTEN: Police, fire radio traffic from movie theater massacre

Listen to initial radio traffic from fire and police regarding the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 02:55pm EDT

Suspect described as shy, a loner

The suspect in a mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater was in a doctoral program but was not in medical school.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 01:55pm EDT

Witness: Gunman like assassin 'ready to go to war'

One of the people witnesses to a mass shooting in a Denver suburb says the shooter "looked like an assassin ready to go to war."

Friday - 07/20/2012, 01:17pm EDT

Pentagon: Military casualties in Colorado shooting

Pentagon press secretary George Little says that it's not yet clear how many military casualties there were, or specifically whether they were killed or injured.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 11:36am EDT

WTOP Talkback: Will you still see 'Dark Knight'?

"The Dark Knight Rises" was one of the most anticipated films in recent memory, but now there's a very dark shadow over the film.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 11:20am EDT

Aurora shooting needs to be compared to others

Clint Van Zandt, former FBI profiler

Friday - 07/20/2012, 10:42am EDT


Witness accounts, scene of Colorado theater shooting (VIDEO)

See reported cellphone video from the scene of the shooting, along with reported witness accounts.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 10:32am EDT

Twitter reaction to movie shooting, victim's final thoughts

See reaction below to the shooting at a Colorado movie theater that left 12 dead and dozens more injured.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 10:31am EDT
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