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Stronger Gun Laws? Schumer Points to Lack of Political Will

Stronger Gun Laws? Schumer Points to Lack of Political Will

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Chuck Schumer was one of the biggest cheerleaders for the assault weapons ban back when it passed the House. The New Yorker helped usher it through Congress and in part built his senate campaign on passing t…

James Holmes’ Behavior Sign of Psychosis or Faking It, Expert Says

James Holmes’ Behavior Sign of Psychosis or Faking It, Expert Says

RJ Sangosti-Pool/Getty Images(AURORA, Colo.) — Accused movie theater gunman James Holmes was not on drugs when he appeared dazed in court, but experts are looking for explanations for his odd behavior that included turning evidence bags on his hands i…

Colorado Shooting Survivors Grieve for Hero Boyfriends

Colorado Shooting Survivors Grieve for Hero Boyfriends

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(AURORA, Colo.) — Of the 12 people killed in the Aurora, Colo., theater shooting, four of them were men who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect their girlfriends.  Now, each of these women are struggling to come t…

Marco Rubio to Campaign for Romney This Weekend

Marco Rubio to Campaign for Romney This Weekend

US Senate(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is set to make some high profile surrogate appearances on behalf of Mitt Romney this weekend in Colorado and Nevada, campaigning solo for the presumptive GOP nominee for the first time, ABC News has le…

Alleged Colorado Gunman’s Family Stands by Son

Alleged Colorado Gunman’s Family Stands by Son

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The family of suspected gunman James Holmes said they will support the Ph.D student accused of entering a movie theatre last Friday and not leaving until he had killed 12 people and wounded another 58.Asked i…

"Dark Knight Rises" to Help Victims of Colorado Theater Shooting

"Dark Knight Rises" to Help Victims of Colorado Theater Shooting

Ron Phillips | Warner Bros.(AURORA, Colo.) — Warner Bros. Pictures, the studio that produced The Dark Knight Rises, will make a “substantial” donation to a fund that supports charities helping the victims of the theater shooting in Aurora,…

In Wake of Colorado Massacre, Gun Control Supporters Seek Reboot

In Wake of Colorado Massacre, Gun Control Supporters Seek Reboot

David De Lossy/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, has no qualms about stating his view of the obvious: Efforts to enact gun control legislation aren’t working.So in the wake of the Aurora, Colo…

Colo. Shooting Suspect James Holmes Makes First Court Appearance

Colo. Shooting Suspect James Holmes Makes First Court Appearance

RJ Sangosti-Pool/Getty Images(CENTENNIAL, Colo.) — James Holmes, the gunman accused of opening fire at a Colorado movie theater, appeared dazed in court Monday, seen in public for the first time since he allegedly killed 12 people and wounded another …

Rep. Blumenauer Accuses NRA of Political Bullying on Gun Laws

Rep. Blumenauer Accuses NRA of Political Bullying on Gun Laws

US House of Representatives(WASHINGTON) — As the flags over the U.S. Capitol continue to fly at half-staff in honor of the victims of the shooting in Aurora, Colo., last week, one Democratic congressman says there is a renewed opportunity “to de…

Biden Avoids Politics in Speech to Police

Biden Avoids Politics in Speech to Police

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — In the wake of one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history, Vice President Joe Biden praised the victims of last week’s movie theater massacre for inspiring the nation with their acts of coura…

Romney Puts Partisanship Aside in Wake of Colorado Shooting

Romney Puts Partisanship Aside in Wake of Colorado Shooting

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — Mitt Romney Sunday evening pledged to be “less partisan” at a high-dollar fundraiser, the first he’s attended since the Colorado shooting that claimed 12 lives, telling a group of about 2…

Romney Puts Partisanship Aside in Wake of Colorado Shooting

Romney Puts Partisanship Aside in Wake of Colorado Shooting

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — Mitt Romney Sunday evening pledged to be “less partisan” at a high-dollar fundraiser, the first he’s attended since the Colorado shooting that claimed 12 lives, telling a group of about 2…

White House Suggests Obama Will Not Push for More Gun Control

White House Suggests Obama Will Not Push for More Gun Control

David De Lossy/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The White House signaled on Sunday that President Obama, who has seldom shown much appetite to fight with the powerful National Rifle Association, did not intend to make a push for stricter gun controls in the w…

Obama Meets with Victims, Families in Aurora, Colorado

Obama Meets with Victims, Families in Aurora, Colorado

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(AURORA, Colo.) — As the nation tries to piece together what drove the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, President Obama traveled to the town of Aurora, Colo., on Sunday to console the wounded and the loved ones of those …

Family of Colorado Shooting Suspect Faces Difficult Emotional Road

Family of Colorado Shooting Suspect Faces Difficult Emotional Road

University of Colorado Denver(AURORA, Colo.) — The family of Aurora, Colo., shooting suspect James Holmes faces a difficult emotional road in the days, weeks and months ahead as they struggle to cope with the enormous reality of his alleged actions, e…

Colorado Shooting Suspect Was Turned Away from Gun Range

Colorado Shooting Suspect Was Turned Away from Gun Range

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(AURORA, Colo.) — James Holmes, the man who allegedly killed 12 people and wounded 58 at a packed screening of the latest Batman movie, The Dark Knight Rises, applied to join a Colorado gun range last month, but was rejected by t…

Colorado Movie Theater Shooting: Suspect to Appear in Court

Colorado Movie Theater Shooting: Suspect to Appear in Court

University of Colorado Denver/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(AURORA, Colo.) — Prosecutors are considering pursuing a death penalty case against James Holmes, the alleged gunman accused of a movie theater rampage in Aurora, Colo., last Friday that left 12 dead…

Colorado Shooting Survivors Try to Heal

Colorado Shooting Survivors Try to Heal

Jamie Rohrs hugs Deidra Brooks. (Christina Ng/ABC News)(AURORA, Colo.) — In the wake of a deadly shooting rampage that has devastated Aurora, Colo., and shocked the nation, the shooting’s survivors are starting to try to put the pieces of their lives …

Gov. John Hickenlooper: James Holmes Would Have Created ‘Horror’ Without Guns

Gov. John Hickenlooper: James Holmes Would Have Created ‘Horror’ Without Guns

ABC News (AURORA, Colo.) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper suggested Sunday morning on “This Week” that even if Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes did not have access to guns, he would have found a way to create “horror.”&ldq…

Campaign Launched for ‘Batman’ Star to Visit Colorado Shooting Victims

Campaign Launched for ‘Batman’ Star to Visit Colorado Shooting Victims

TM and © DC Comics(NEW YORK) — A campaign that has spread through Facebook and Twitter is asking “Batman” star Christian Bale to make the trip in his Batman costume from Gotham City to visit children injured in the Aurora, Colo., thea…

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