An initial background check failed to detect a felony conviction that would have barred the man who killed five co-workers and wounded six others at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant from buying the gun.
By Don Babwin, Julie Watson, Associated Press
Police on Saturday identified five male employees of Henry Pratt Co. who were found dead Friday and the gunman, who was killed in a shootout with police after a 90-minute search of the sprawling warehouse.
By Associated Press
Colorado prison officials said an inmate assaulted Aurora theater shooter James Holmes and a prison officer at the Colorado State Penitentiary.
By Rialda Zukic
A judge formally sentenced James Holmes, who shot and killed 12 people and wounded 70 others at a movie theater in Aurora, C.O. in 2012, to life in prison with no parole on Wednesday.
By Corinne Segal
Family members and others respond to a jury's decision to sentence James Holmes to life in prison without the possibility of parole rather than the death penalty.
Prosecutors and defense lawyers will make their opening statements today at the trial of James Holmes, who opened fire and killed 12 people at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado nearly three years ago.
By PBS NewsHour
By Larisa Epatko
Stargazers this week were treated to a dazzling light show. Bright shades of green, yellow and red pulsated across the sky from Australia to Europe to parts of the United States as far south as Tennessee.
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