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Widow of cinema shooting victim sues psychiatrist

Caption: Chantel Blunk, left, arrives for the third day of a preliminary hearing for James Holmes on January 9. Photo: AP

The widow of a victim of the US cinema massacre is suing a psychiatrist for neglect, for failing to have the alleged shooter arrested despite him having “fantasised about killing a lot of people”.

Thursday, 17 January, 2013, 11:00am

Horror of Colorado theatre massacre recalled at hearing

Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes. Photo: Reuters

The former graduate student accused of shooting a dozen people to death at a Colorado movie theatre last summer sat impassively in court on Monday as police recounted the nightmarish mix of blood, tear gas, screams and flashing strobe lights they found in the darkened cinema.

8 Jan 2013 - 11:22am

Talking points

Pope Benedict XVI

Catholics mark festival of Epiphany

5 Jan 2013 - 2:37am

Colorado cinema shooting victims' relatives angered by 'remembrance'

Denise Paba, relative of a Colorado cinema shooting victim, cries during a memorial service. Relatives have criticised the cinema owners for inviting them to its reopening. Photo: Reuters

Relatives of victims massacred by a gunman in a Colorado cinema have criticised the owners for inviting them to its reopening, saying it was a "ridiculously offensive" publicity ploy.

4 Jan 2013 - 5:46am

Detours: Natural high

Estes Park, a two-hour drive north of Denver, is a town where the majesty of the Rockies collides with the culture of miniature golf. But most people who make it to Estes go for the Rockies. Or, more specifically, they go to drive the Trail Ridge Road.

11 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Colorado avalanche


A huge avalanche, one of the largest ever seen in Colorado, hit a main highway, knocking two cars off a mountain pass. The highway is used to access one of the state's largest ski areas. It was 60-90 metres wide and 4.5 metres deep, with three separate paths.


9 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Aspen, Colorado

Have credit card, will travel. This is Aspen, Colorado, dahlink, and you can spend your time leaving drool marks on the outside of the town's shop windows or act like a celebrity and walk right in. Aspen is a shopping dreamland that just happens to be a ski haven to boot (Salomon, of course).

7 May 2006 - 12:00am

Grand Canyon

One of the seven natural wonders of the world, Arizona's Grand Canyon can be witnessed in this 37-minute omnimax spectacular. Zooming in on the wildlife native to the area, skimming across the terrain or riding on the rapids of the Colorado river, the beauty of the place is thrillingly captured in this combination of education and entertainment for all ages. Daily.

27 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

Dumbing down is name of the game

Savvy marketing executives and pirates are putting foreign audiences in the picture by cunningly reworking film titles to put their own spin on the movies.

On the mainland for instance, the raunchy Boogie Nights was subtly renamed His Powerful Device Makes Him Famous, according to Empire magazine.

19 Sep 2002 - 12:00am