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Colorado shooting suspect had gun club membership rejected

July 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes applied to join a Colorado gun range but never became a member after the owner became concerned over his “bizarre” message and behavior. Continue Reading

Surviving the dark night: Survivors of Colorado’s theater shooting saw the worst of mankind, but also saw the best

July 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

AURORA, Colo. (AP) 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.” Continue Reading

Colorado’s dark night: 12 killed, 59 wounded in theater shooting

July 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

AURORA, Colo. (AP) A gunman wearing a gas mask and black SWAT gear hurled a gas canister inside a crowded movie theater during a midnight showing of the new Batman movie Friday and then opened fire, killing 12 people and wounding nearly 60 others in an attack so bizarre that some moviegoers at first thought they were watching Hollywood special effects. Continue Reading