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6:17pm

Thu July 16, 2015
Law

Aurora, Colo., Theater Shooter Found Guilty Of First-Degree Murder

Originally published on Thu July 16, 2015 7:34 pm

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In Colorado, a jury has returned its verdict on James Holmes, the man on trial for killing 12 people and wounding more than 70 others in a movie theater three years ago.

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4:19pm

Thu July 16, 2015
Law

Verdict Reached In Aurora, Colo., Theater Shooting

Originally published on Thu July 16, 2015 7:04 pm

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2:42am

Tue December 24, 2013
Religion

Pastor Leads A New Brand Of Church For 'Sinners And Saints'

Originally published on Wed December 25, 2013 6:24 am

Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber, shown here officiating civil union ceremonies in Denver in May, wrote a book on faith that recently landed on the New York Times best-seller list.
Anna Hanel Colorado Public Radio

It's Sunday evening, and services are just getting underway at the House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver. Nearly 200 worshipers sit in circles of plastic chairs around a simple altar table. Together they follow traditional Christian rites. They sit. They stand. They sing.

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3:43pm

Fri December 13, 2013
NPR Story

Student Opens Fire At Colo. High School, Wounds 2, Kills Self

Originally published on Fri December 13, 2013 6:28 pm

A student armed with a shotgun opened fire at a Colorado high school, Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson said Friday. Police said the shooter injured two fellow students at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo., before killing himself.

4:11am

Sun December 23, 2012
U.S.

New Lives Emerge From Colo. Wildfire Ashes, Still Scarred

Originally published on Mon December 24, 2012 12:44 pm

Janet Wilson describes the charred hillsides above her old home as "a vast area of toothpicks." She found the scene too sad to return to.
Megan Verlee for NPR

West of the city of Colorado Springs, trees charred by the summer's wildfire scar the steep foothills. The Waldo Canyon fire destroyed more than 300 homes in June.

Now, that devastated neighborhood is coming back to life, with construction workers swarming over half-completed houses. While many of its former residents are preparing to move back, some just want to move on.

In the days after the fire devoured their homes, shell-shocked residents tried to wrap their minds around what had just happened to them.

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