At Least 12 Killed, 50 Wounded in Colorado Batman Shooting

Plus: A member of PSU’s board of trustees resigns, Cambodian gang threatens cops with retaliation killing, a fan gets the boot for his concert tweet, and more of what the city is buzzing about today.

At Least 12 Dead, 50 Wounded in Colorado Batman Shooting. A 24-year-old gunman reportedly wore a gasmask and threw a canister into an Aurora movie theater filled with people trying to see the midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises very early Friday morning. He then opened fire, killing at least 12 people and wounding 50-some more. The suspect is in police custody. [Denver Post]

PSU Trustee Resigns. Steve Garban—who served as chairman of Penn State’s board of trustees from 2010 through last year—has resigned. He does so after being singled out in the Freeh Report because he supposedly knew about looming indictments of Sandusky and Penn State officials, but did not share that information with fellow board members. Garban is the first member of the board to step down. [Inquirer]

Cambodian Gang Threatens Cops. Cambodian gang members in Olney and Logan supposedly had cops on high alert last after they supposedly promised to avenge the death of a man involved in a police shooting on Sunday. [Daily News]

Tweet Gets Fan Booted from Concert. MC Chris had a fan booted from a show at Union Transfer for sending a negative tweet about the opening act. [Philly.com]

Archdiocese Appoints Two Superintendents. Carol A. Cary and Jacqueline P. Coccia have been named as the new superintendents of Philadelphia’s parochial schools. Cary will run the high schools and Coccia will be in charge of elementary schools. [Daily News]

SEPTA Train Hits, Kills Pedestrian. A Regional Rail train heading from Center City to Lansdale and Doylestown struck and killed a pedestrian early Friday morning. Normal service resumed. [6 ABC]

Fifth Arrest in Rec Center Rape. Police have now arrested all five teenagers suspected of raping a 12-year-old girl in the stairwell of a rec center in Kingsessing on Monday. [NBC Philadelphia]

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