May 23, 2013 3:49 AM
Accused mass shooter James Holmes will be back in court today for a routine motions hearing.
Holmes is charged with 166 counts of murder and attempted murder for the shooting at an Aurora movie theater last summer. Yesterday a judge released search warrants in the case which show that... more »
March 28, 2013 1:22 AM
Defense attorneys representing shooting suspect James Holmes have offered to enter a guilty plea and accept a life sentence in exchange for immunity from the death penalty.
Details about the plea were publicly released Wednesday. However, the prosecution has yet to accept or decline the deal.
Earlier this... more »
February 12, 2013 11:54 AM
DENVER (AP) - Cinemark USA is asking a judge to dismiss lawsuits alleging the company failed to protect its customers from the July shootings at a Colorado movie theater that killed 12 and injured 70. The Denver Post reports Cinemark filed a motion in federal court Monday arguing the lawsuits... more »
November 14, 2012 8:36 PM
CENTENNIAL - Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes was hospitalized after trying to harm himself inside his cell Tuesday according to our partners at 9News.
9News reports that sources told them Holmes made three attempts at harming himself but described them as "unaggressive."
On the first attempt he... more »
November 2, 2012 6:41 AM
DENVER (AP) - Dozens of victims of the Aurora movie theater shootings have submitted claims to receive money from a fund set up to support them. Thursday was the deadline for submissions. The governor's office says 52 claims, including three duplicates, have been received so far. Claims postmarked by Thursday... more »
October 9, 2012 7:12 PM
DENVER (AP) - Eleven families of people killed in the shootings at an Aurora movie theater are asking state officials to investigate a charity that has collected $5.2 million for victims. They contend Community First Foundation and its affiliate Giving First broke state law by failing to get their permission... more »
September 12, 2012 7:19 PM
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - University of Colorado Hospital says it has discharged its last patient injured during the Colorado movie theater shooting July 20. The hospital says Caleb Medley was discharged Wednesday and will be going to a long-term care facility. The aspiring comedian was among the 58 people injured... more »
August 23, 2012 7:03 PM
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) - Prosecutors say the man accused in the Aurora movie theater mass shooting made threats and was banned from the University of Colorado, Denver after failing a key exam six weeks before the rampage. They made the claims about James Holmes in court Thursday in an attempt... more »
August 13, 2012 11:03 PM
DENVER (AP) - Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes was seated in the jury box during his first court hearing out of concerns for his safety. Court documents released Monday show that deputies seated Holmes away from the defense table during his July 23 hearing at the request of the... more »
August 10, 2012 7:04 PM
DENVER (AP) - The Colorado theater shooting suspect left a good impression with people he came into contact in his pursuit of a neuroscience career, with one person describing as having a "great amount of intellectual and emotional maturity." That description comes in recommendation letter sent to the University of... more »
July 27, 2012 6:49 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Funeral is scheduled for Friday in Austin for a Texas-born father killed in the massacre at a Colorado movie theater showing the new Batman movie. The funeral for Gordon Cowden will be held at Riverbend Church in Austin with burial in Austin Memorial Park. The 51-year-old... more »
July 23, 2012 7:02 AM
AURORA, Colo. (AP) - The suspect in the Colorado theater massacre is heading to his first court appearance. James Holmes has been held in solitary confinement at an Arapahoe County detention facility but will be moved Monday to a courtroom next door for a 9:30 a.m. MDT hearing. Authorities say... more »
July 20, 2012 5:39 AM
Aurora Police Chief says 10 people dead at the theater, 4 more died at hospital. At least 50 people are injured.
Police say the shooter acted alone and is now in custody.
Authorities evacuated nearby apartment complex after shooter told police he had explosive devices in his home.... more »
November 26, 2011 5:00 PM
Student and performer C.C. Wells remembers when her mom, Linda Weise, founder of the Colorado Springs Conservatory, used their basement as one of the locations for the conservatory.
Now, after seventeen years, it finally has a home to call its own.
Wells says, "It's very creative and very welcoming... more »
November 26, 2011 6:17 AM
News 5 will be going live from the Colorado Springs Conservatory in downtown Colorado Springs at their new location (415 S. Sahwatch).
We are getting a sneak peek of of the 10th annual production of a one-act holiday opera "Amahl and the Night Visitors," which will be held at Colorado... more »
November 19, 2011 9:12 AM
Non-profit Steel City Theater is inviting you to the Broadway Favorites show and dinner.
The fund-raiser helps keep ticket prices low for the theater performances, as well as keeping their kid's programs affordable for the community.
The dinner will be Saturday, November 19 at 6:00 p.m.... more »
June 3, 2011 2:21 PM
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - Singer Dolly Parton is hoisting the Jolly Roger in Myrtle Beach as she opens her new dinner theater this weekend.
Parton said Friday her western-themed Dixie Stampede show was very successful over 19 years but says it was time for a change and pirates... more »
August 19, 2010 10:02 AM
Bedbugs have attacked a popular movie theater in Times Square as New York battles the persistent pests.
The AMC Empire 25 in Times Square was sprayed overnight and reopened Wednesday.
A guest at the AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9 theater also reported a bite in late July. Spokesman... more »
May 2, 2010 11:41 AM
Freddy Krueger is raking in cash at the box office again. A remake of the slasher flick "A Nightmare on Elm Street" led the weekend with a $32.2 million debut. The movie features Jackie Earle Haley as Krueger, a psycho killer who stalks and slays victims in their dreams. Fright... more »
April 24, 2010 11:08 PM
For the third year the Indie Spirit Film Festival is letting movies goers in Southern Colorado see films they wouldn't see everyday. "Word's getting out about Colorado Springs and the festival so it's pretty exciting" says festival director Chris Loud, "This really gives an opportunity for those filmmakers who have... more »
April 19, 2010 9:09 AM
It's another close weekend at the box office, with the animated adventure "How to Train Your Dragon" and the superhero comedy "Kick-Ass" dueling for No. 1. According to studio estimates Sunday, "How to Train Your Dragon" took in $20 million, with "Kick-Ass" just behind at $19.75 million. With just $250,000... more »
April 18, 2010 10:11 AM
There are blowups and car chases, belly laughs and romance. Then there's the grown-up stuff that sneaks into movie theaters among all the big studio action thrillers and comedies.
Hollywood calls them counterprogramming, word-of-mouth or specialty films - nice ways of saying no one wants to put up the... more »
April 11, 2010 12:02 PM
The No. 1 spot at the weekend box office is too close to call between Steve Carell and Tina Fey's comedy "Date Night" and the action tale "Clash of the Titans." "Date Night" distributor 20th Century Fox estimates that "Date Night" debuted with $27.1 million. That's just ahead of the... more »
April 5, 2010 9:14 AM
The gods of Mount Olympus are the new rulers of the weekend box office. The ancient Greek action remake "Clash of the Titans" has debuted at No. 1 with $61.4 million. Adding Thursday night preview screenings, the movie has totaled $64.1 million. Opening at No. 2 with $30.2 million was... more »
March 28, 2010 12:06 PM
"How to Train Your Dragon" has breathed a bit of box-office fire with a $43.3 million opening weekend and a No. 1 debut. Yet the DreamWorks Animation adventure came in well behind the studio's last cartoon comedy, "Monsters vs. Aliens," which opened with $59.3 million over the same weekend last... more »
March 21, 2010 10:22 AM
Hollywood has had success turning popular comics into hit movies, but those works are usually based on muscular superheroes. Little Greg Heffley, the middle-school star of "Diary of a Wimpy Kid," is no Superman. But he's a popular enough wimp to be a fixture on The New York Times best-seller... more »
March 16, 2010 12:34 PM
Hollywood studios and movie theaters are trying to come to terms in a debate over how quickly films move from the big screen to DVD. The time between theatrical and home video releases gradually shrank as studios cashed in on booming DVD sales starting in the late 1990s. The average... more »
February 28, 2010 11:52 AM
"Shutter Island" remains the top destination for movie-goers. The psychological thriller from director Martin Scorsese and star Leonardo DiCaprio held the No. 1 spot for a second straight weekend with $22.2 million. "Shutter Island" raised its 10-day total to $75.1 million. Debuting in second-place was Bruce Willis and Tracy Morgan's... more »
February 22, 2010 12:51 PM
Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio's voyage to "Shutter Island" has landed them at No. 1 at the weekend box office. Their creepy crime thriller set at a remote insane asylum opened with $40.2 million. "Shutter Island" is the fourth collaboration for Scorsese and DiCaprio and the best opening yet for... more »
January 31, 2010 10:53 AM
It's been seven years since his last film, but Mel Gibson is still playing martyr.
One might fairly call Gibson "The Crusader," and not just because of his widely known religious views or because he directed "The Passion of the Christ."
For much of his career, Gibson has... more »
January 24, 2010 10:28 AM
Just weeks after something dubbed a "squeakquel," we have a movie advertised with the tagline: "You can't handle the tooth." One quakes for the marketing that awaits us for "Marmaduke."
Just as Hollywood has been digging through the superhero archives, it has also been marauding the cupboard of mythical... more »
January 11, 2010 9:50 AM
It may seem strange for a film that pits greedy humans against noble natives of a faraway moon, but the sci-fi hit "Avatar" is being criticized by a small but vocal group of people who claim it contains racist themes. They contend the latest blockbuster by writer and director James... more »
January 4, 2010 10:21 AM
James Cameron's science-fiction epic "Avatar" had another stellar weekend with $68.3 million domestically, shooting past $1 billion worldwide, only the fifth movie ever to hit that mark.
No. 1 for the third-straight weekend, 20th Century Fox's "Avatar" raised its domestic total to $352.1 million after just 17 days. The... more »
January 3, 2010 11:09 AM
No new films opened this weekend, but there are plenty on the way in 2010.
Iron Man's after more box office gold come mMay. This time, it's Mickey Rourke trying to lay a whipping on Robert Downey Jr.
And fans will find out when "Sex and the City... more »
December 28, 2009 11:47 AM
Hang on to your drink and popcorn, because there's a movie seat that wants to take you for a ride.
It's not often theater seats get an unveiling like this, but at Ultra Star at Hazard Center, the seats are part of the show.
Guy Marcoux of D-Box... more »
December 20, 2009 10:25 AM
James Cameron's space fantasy "Avatar" has launched with a solid $27 million opening day at the box office. Storms in the East likely will hurt the movie's prospects to approach the December opening weekend record of $77.2 million set by Will Smith's "I Am Legend." "Avatar" did almost as much... more »
December 5, 2009 10:41 AM
In Jim Sheridan's "Brothers," it feels like the film's three young stars are playing house.
Tobey Maguire, Natalie Portman and Jake Gyllenhaal have all previously played memorable teenage characters and each has maintained a youthfulness into their late 20s and 30s.
Here, they star in a suburban, domestic... more »
December 3, 2009 10:28 AM
If you're not ready for Christmas events, but still craving something cultural, there's a new play at the Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater--The Mystery of Irma Vep: A Penny Dreadful.
Time Magazine calls the play, "A true vaudeville tour de farce . . . a lush and loving parody... more »
November 30, 2009 11:29 AM
Vampires and werewolves continued to howl at the box office with a $42.5 million weekend for "The Twilight Saga: New Moon."
Summit Entertainment's "Twilight" sequel remained No. 1 over what proved a record Thanksgiving weekend for Hollywood. But "New Moon" was nearly blind-sided for the top spot by a... more »
November 22, 2009 10:32 AM
Vampires and werewolves have vanquished a dark knight. "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" took in $72.7 million in its first day to break the single day domestic box office record previously held by "The Dark Knight," which had a $67.2 million opening day last year.
The Friday haul for... more »
November 2, 2009 9:19 AM
"Michael Jackson's This Is It" is the No. 1 Halloween thriller for movie audiences. "This Is It" led the weekend box office with a domestic debut of $21.3 million and raised its five-day total worldwide to $101 million.
The low-budget horror sensation "Paranormal Activity" slipped from first-place to second... more »
October 25, 2009 12:28 PM
"Paranormal Activity" has won a weekend battle of fright films over part six of the "Saw" franchise. The upstart chiller "Paranormal Activity" went into nationwide release and took over the No. 1 spot with $22 million. That compares to just $14.8 million for the debut of "Saw VI," a franchise... more »
October 11, 2009 11:56 AM
Vince Vaughn and Jon Favreau have buddied up again to land their relationship comedy "Couples Retreat" at the top of the weekend box office. The movie pulled in $35.3 million to take over the No. 1 spot from "Zombieland," the horror comedy that slipped to second place with $15 million.... more »
October 4, 2009 12:10 PM
The undead are livening up the box office. Woody Harrelson's horror comedy "Zombieland" has opened as the No. 1 movie with $25 million. The family flick "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs" held up well again, slipping from first place to second with $16.7 million. The animated comedy raised its... more »
September 28, 2009 4:54 PM
Lewis-Palmer High School in D-38 has invested heavily in new technology and will show it off to parents and other taxpayers at an open house this evening. The new technology and interactive features were funded by school bonds.
According to district spokeswoman Robin Adair, the improvements include:
*... more »