Colorado’s unemployment rate edged up slightly to 8.2 percent in June with manufacturing, construction, education and health services among the major sectors losing jobs…

Several Colorado moviegoers who watched a masked gunman shoot 71 people at a screening of the Dark Knight Rises say they initially thought his entrance was part of the film…

The U.S. Department of Defense says three members of the Armed Forces were wounded in this morning’s movie theater shooting in Aurora and one is unaccounted for.

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