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  1. 220 million FBI gun background checks since 1998Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    The debate -- again -- puts two sides in opposition. One argues there are too many weapons, and it's too easy for the wrong people to get their hands on them.


  2. 'No Notoriety' campaign to not name mass murderers sees progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    The family members of shooting victims who launched a campaign called "No Notoriety," aimed at discouraging news coverage of mass murderers, are starting to feel like they're succeeding. There has been a noticeable pullback in the amount of press attention being given to gunmen, most recently after Thursday's massacre at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.


  3. Walmart to stop selling AR-15s and similar gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    Generally speaking, gun sales have been strong this summer. The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted 1.6 million background checks in July for all gun sales, not just semiautomatic weapons.


  4. Aurora shooter's mom to victims: 'Pray for your peace'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    On Tuesday, the mother of a mass killer looked like the loneliest person in the world as she stood up in court and addressed the people her son has harmed. Arlene Holmes is the mother of James Eagan Holmes, the mentally ill 27-year-old grad student who fatally shot 12 people and wounded 70 others at a midnight show of "The Dark Knight Rises."


  5. James Holmes jury now weighs death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    For death penalty proceedings to continue, jurors must agree unanimously on at least one of Holmes' 24 murder convictions that mitigating factors don't outweigh aggravating factors. If not, the trial is over, and Holmes will spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole.


  6. Obama's biggest frustration: gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    One of President Barack Obama's greatest frustrations is his inability to pass stricter gun laws, he told the BBC Thursday just hours before a mass shooting in a Louisiana theater. "If you ask me where is the one area where I feel that I have been most frustrated and most stymied, it is the fact that the United States of America is the one advanced nation on earth in which we do not have sufficient, common sense, gun safety laws," Obama said.


  7. Lafayette theater shooter: Why did he do it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    The gunman in Thursday's movie theater shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, was a drifter with no obvious motive for his crime, police told reporters Friday. John Russell Houser, 59, blew into town in early July, Lafayette police Chief Jim Craft said.


  8. Holmes won't testify during penalty phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    James Holmes, who could be sentenced to death for killing 12 people in an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater, told the judge Tuesday he will not testify for himself during the penalty phase of the trial. The same jury that convicted him will deliberate during that phase.


  9. Jury reaches verdict in James Holmes murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    The man who opened fire inside an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater three years ago is about to learn his fate. James Holmes, who has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity, faces 165 charges in the July 2012 shooting that left 12 people dead and 70 injured.


  10. James Holmes murder trial: Case goes to the juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    The facts of that horrible night in July 2012 are not in debate. James Holmes went to an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater and gunned down 12 people.


  11. Aurora theater killer says he won't testifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    After more than six weeks and as the mass murder trial nears its end, accused movie theater shooter James Holmes told a judge Thursday that he won't testify. Arapahoe County Judge Carlos Samour advised Holmes of his rights and asked him a series of questions about testifying.


  12. Tears, then state rests in James Holmes trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    The capital murder trial of James Holmes reached a turning point when the prosecution rested its case this week, calling as its last witness a victim who survived the movie theater massacre but lost her pregnancy and her small daughter. Next Thursday, jurors will begin hearing the defense's case.


  13. James Holmes trial: 5th juror dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    Judge Carlos Samour on Wednesday dismissed juror No. 267, saying that person was not forthcoming with him about having recognized a witness who testified on May 5. This is the fifth juror to be dismissed in the trial, which has run for about seven weeks.


  14. 3 jurors dismissed from movie theater shooting trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    On Monday, shooting suspect James Holmes goes on trial for 165 counts, including murder and attempted murder charges. He has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.


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