Aurora Movie Shooting

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

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

Theater Shooting Lawyers Seek Info From Each Other

Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are accusing each other of withholding key information again, just weeks before the trial is set to begin.

12/31/2014

James Holmes in court in June 2013 (credit: CBS)

13 Excused From Jury Pool In Theater Shooting Case

Twelve potential jurors in the Aurora theater shooting case have been excused because they are prosecution witnesses, and another was dismissed because she works for the district attorney’s office.

12/26/2014

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

Judge Bars Some Images From Aurora Theater Shooting Trial

The judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case said Tuesday he will let prosecutors show some photos of the bloody crime scene and the shooter’s apartment but not others.

12/23/2014

James Holmes (credit: CBS)

Parents Of James Holmes Plead For Him To Be Spared Death Penalty

The parents of James Holmes pleaded Friday for his life to be spared if he is convicted of killing 12 people and injuring 70 others after opening fire in an Aurora movie theater.

12/19/2014

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