News guide to the Colorado movie theater massacre

Here's a guide to some key questions in the wake of the mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater during a showing of "The Dark Knight Rises."

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 04:08pm EDT

Man behind Columbine crosses returns to Colorado

An Illinois man who placed 15 crosses near Columbine High School after the 1999 massacre there has returned to Colorado with 12 crosses for the victims of a theater shooting.

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 03:50pm EDT

Friend says suspect didn't study but still got A's

A California man who has known the suspect in the Colorado movie theater shooting for more than a decade says that in high school, he liked to play cards and video games.

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 01:13pm EDT

Lone gunmen always a law enforcement challenge

The lone gunman keeps law enforcement officers across the country awake at night.

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 01:04pm EDT

Colo. governor: Police learning more about Holmes

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says the mass killing of a dozen people and wounding of another 58 at a movie theater may not have been political terrorism, but it was the act of a deranged, demonic person who wanted to create intense fear.

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 11:52am EDT

In video, suspect is thin teen with a shy smile

A 6-year-old video shows Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes as a thin teenager wearing an oversized shirt and occasionally breaking into a slight, shy smile.

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 11:30am EDT

Mayor: Some Colo. shooting victims may not live

The mayor of a Denver suburb that was the site of one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history says some victims are still terribly injured and may not live.

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 10:38am EDT

Authorities: Colo. theater gunman acted alone

Authorities are insisting that the suspected gunman in the Colorado theater shooting acted alone _ even as they interview people they believe may have associated with him.

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 02:30am EDT

AP source: Rifle in Colo. theater shooting jammed

A federal law enforcement official says the semi-automatic assault rifle used in the deadly Colorado movie theater shooting jammed during the attack.

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 02:14am EDT

People identified as deceased in Colo. shooting

Twelve people who died in the Colorado movie shooting have been identified by the Arapahoe County coroner:

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 11:18pm EDT

Navy veteran, 2 service members killed in shooting

Navy officials say one of the people killed in a Colorado movie theater shooting was a Navy veteran.

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 09:21pm EDT

Father's emotion shows pain of Batman shooting

An overwhelming tragedy was distilled into one human moment by the agony of a father who outlived his son.

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 06:49pm EDT

Details released on Aurora suspect's studies

The University of Colorado-Denver released more information Saturday on the suspect in the Aurora movie theater shooting.

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 06:02pm EDT

`I don't want my friends to die on my birthday'

For the six friends, the movie was to be the kickoff to a day of celebration. Megan Saunders was turning 20, and her best buds were home from college for the summer. She had one particular birthday wish: that they all hit the midnight premiere of the new Batman flick, "The Dark Knight Rises."

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 05:49pm EDT

Aurora shooting suspect appointed public defender

The suspect in Friday's mass shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater has been appointed a defense attorney.

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 05:40pm EDT

Bomb squads disarm traps at Colo. suspect's apt

Details are coming out about how a bomb squad is taking apart the booby trapped apartment of the Colorado theater shooting suspect.

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 03:15pm EDT

AP Essay: Midnight terror's other wounds

Midnight movies are supposed to be fun.

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 01:59pm EDT

Feds advise local police no terror plot uncovered

The FBI and Homeland Security Department have advised law-enforcement officials around the country they've uncovered no information to indicate that more shooting sprees were being plotted for movie theaters around the country.

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 10:08am EDT

Police: Colo. shooting suspect bought guns legally

James Holmes is accused of carrying out one of the worst mass shootings in recent U.S. history, but police say there was nothing illegal about the guns and ammunition he allegedly used during a Colorado movie theater attack.

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 07:58am EDT

Basic timeline for suspected Colo. theater gunman

Timeline for suspected Colorado theater gunman James Eagan Holmes:

Saturday - 07/21/2012, 12:36am EDT
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