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Aurora theater gunman James Holmes escorted out of court on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Aurora Theater Gunman Sentenced To 12 Life Sentences, 3,318 Years In Prison

The theater shooting trial came to an end Wednesday when the judge formally sentenced James Holmes 12 life sentences without the possibility of parole plus 3,318 years in prison to be served consecutively. It was the maximum sentence and one never seen before in Colorado.

08/26/2015

Aurora theater gunman James Holmes during his sentencing on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Judge Formally Sentences James Holmes To Life In Prison

James Holmes was an angry quitter who gave up on life and turned his hatred into murder and mayhem against innocent victims in a Colorado movie theater, the judge said Wednesday before formally sentencing him to life in prison.

08/26/2015

James Holmes in court on Aug. 24, 2015 (credit: CBS)

The Latest: Judge Gives Holmes The Maximum, Orders Him Away

The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial.

08/26/2015

An image from the courtroom during the sentencing hearing on Aug. 24, 2015 (credit: CBS)

Judge In Theater Shooting Trial Gives Unusual Speech From Bench

The judge who oversaw Aurora theater shooter James Holmes’ trial gave an impassioned defense of the jury and the process Monday after the mother of one of the wounded said Holmes’ life sentence showed more concern for Holmes than for the victims.

08/24/2015

James Holmes in court on Aug. 24, 2015 (credit: CBS)

Survivors Tell Of Deep Grief From Aurora Theater Massacre

At least 100 victims and witnesses are expected to testify about the July 20, 2012, attack’s impact on their lives during shooter James Homes’ formal sentencing hearing.

08/24/2015

District Attorney George Brauchler points at James Holmes, who sits with his defense team in court on April 27, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Sentencing Hearing Begins Monday For Aurora Theater Gunman

The sentencing hearing for the Aurora theater gunman will begin on Aug. 24 and is expected to include emotional testimony from the survivors and the victims’ families.

08/22/2015

District Attorney George Brauchler points at James Holmes, who sits with his defense team in court on April 27, 2015. (credit: CBS)

DA: Theater Shooter’s Life Sentence Came Down To 1 Juror

The district attorney who prosecuted Colorado theater shooter James Holmes says a jury’s refusal to give him the death penalty doesn’t mean the public is growing wary of capital punishment.

08/14/2015

Former Aurora Police Chief Daniel Oates (credit: CBS)

Former Aurora Police Chief: ‘Need To Accept Finding Of Court’

Miami Beach Police Chief Dan Oates, the former police chief in Aurora, reacted to Friday’s sentencing of the theater gunman and remembered the night of the attack more than three years ago.

08/08/2015

Aurora theater gunman James Holmes in court during the sentencing of his trial on Aug. 7. (credit: CBS)

Theater Shooter Gets Life; Death Would Have Been Uncertain

The life sentence delivered by a divided jury to Colorado theater shooter James Holmes averts an uncertain path to execution in a state that has put only one man to death in nearly a half-century.

08/08/2015

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A Look At The 12 People Killed In Aurora Theater Attack

Twelve people were killed and 70 were injured at a midnight movie premiere on July 20, 2012, in the Denver suburb of Aurora.

08/08/2015

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