1. AURORA

    Shooting Victims’ Names Released

    AURORA, CO - JULY 21:  Haley Zuyapa, 13, and her mother react as they pray for victims of the Century 16 movie theatre where a gunmen attacked movie goers during an early morning screening of the new Batman movie 'The Dark Knight Rises' on July 21, 2012 in Aurora, outside of Denver, Colorado. According to reports, 12 people were killed and 59 wounded when James Holmes allegedly opened fire inside the theater. Police have Holmes 24, of North Aurora, in custody  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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    The identities of the 12 dead after a shooting rampage in a Colorado theater have been released along with personal details. Among those killed are a 6-year-old girl, whose mother remains in critical condition, a U.S. Navy sailor, and a young man who was killed as he dove on top of his girlfriend to save her. In a horrible coincidence, one of the victims, Jessica Ghawi had just recently narrowly avoided a shopping-mall food-court shooting. On her blog she wrote that the experience had shown her "how blessed I am for each second I am given.”

    Read it at The Denver Post