Aurora Movie Shooting

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Possible Jurors Ask To Be Excused From Theater Shooting Case

Prospective jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial presented a judge with a number of excuses on Wednesday for why they shouldn’t be on the panel that decides if defendant James Holmes was insane at the time of the deadly attack.

01/21/2015

James Holmes in court on Jan. 20, 2015 (credit: Jeff Kandyba)

Picking Jury For Colorado Theater Shooting Trial Goes Slowly

Three prospective jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial used their cellphones despite a judge’s order, one might have been sleeping and all of them endured a slow security screening as the long slog toward picking a jury got underway.

01/21/2015

James Holmes in court on Jan. 20, 2015 (credit: Jeff Kandyba)

James Holmes Returns To Court For Jury Selection

The first time James Holmes appeared in court, he wore chains and an orange jail jumpsuit and looked dazed, with his hair dyed a comic-book shade of orange.

01/20/2015

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Theater Shooting Case Draws Huge Pool Of Prospective Jurors

One of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history will be replayed in a Colorado courtroom – but only after an unprecedented jury pool of 9,000 people is winnowed to a handful.

01/19/2015

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Theater Sooting: Some Murder Defendants Get Freedom After Insanity Verdict

An Associated Press review shows 25 Coloradans have been found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity since 1998, and more than half of them are free to live away from the state hospital – some with limited or no supervision.

01/19/2015

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Key Issues As Aurora Theater Shooting Trial Begins

Jury selection in the trial of the man accused of killing 12 people and injuring 70 others in an attack on a Colorado movie theater is set to begin, with the first of 9,000 prospective jurors reporting to court on Tuesday.

01/19/2015

Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler (credit: CBS)

Political Questions Swirl Around Aurora Shooting Prosecutor

George Brauchler is overseeing the closely-watched prosecution of Aurora theater shooter James Holmes, and his hands-on style and speculation about his political ambitions have intensified the spotlight on his office.

01/18/2015

James Holmes with one of his attorneys, Daniel King, in September 2014 (credit: CBS)

Experts: If Holmes Found Insane, He’s Unlikely To Be Freed

If James Holmes is found not guilty by reason of insanity in the Colorado theater massacre, he would be committed indefinitely to the state mental hospital and could — in theory, at least — be released someday.

01/15/2015

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Judge Won’t Delay Aurora Theater Shooting Trial

The judge overseeing the Aurora theater shooting case is refusing to delay the trial despite defense attorneys’ requests for more time.

01/14/2015

James Holmes (credit: CBS)

Theater Shooting Lawyers Spar Over Gunman’s Volunteer Videos

Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are arguing over whether videos of James Holmes’ volunteer work as a teenager can be shown during sentencing if he is convicted.

01/08/2015

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