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Group: Colorado Inmates Languishing Without Mental Evaluations, Care

Colorado inmates are languishing in local jails without mental health evaluations or mental health care because the state hospital is short-staffed, an advocacy group charged Tuesday.

08/25/2015

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A Look At Insanity Law At Heart Of Theater Shooting Trial

Jurors in the Aurora movie theater shooting trial must decide whether James Holmes met the state’s legal definition of insanity when he opened fire on a movie theater in the Denver suburb of Aurora.

07/13/2015

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Alzheimer’s Patient Won’t Be Charged In Killing

Prosecutors say they will not file criminal charges against an 87-year-old Alzheimer’s patient accused of killing his roommate at an assisted living facility in Lakewood.

05/22/2015

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

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Judge Sets Dates For Holmes Mental Records

The judge in the Colorado theater shootings says a mental hospital and a university must turn over their mental health records on defendant James Holmes on Sept. 30.

08/30/2013

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

Holmes Sanity Test Team Likely Will Have 3 Members

The sanity evaluation of Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes probably will be conducted by a psychiatrist and two psychologists, the state hospital chief said in a letter released Tuesday.

06/11/2013

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

James Holmes To Get Mental Evaluation

James Holmes, the former neuroscience graduate student accused of the deadly Colorado movie theater shootings, is headed to the state mental hospital for an evaluation of his sanity.

06/05/2013

Bret Thompson in court on March 5, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Thompson Doesn’t Testify In Kidnap, Sex Assault Of Child Case

Defense attorneys for Bret Thompson want the kidnapping and sexual assault case against him to be dismissed.

03/06/2013

Bret Thompson in court on March 5, 2013. (credit: CBS)

10-Year-Old Victim: Kidnapper ‘Pushed’ Himself On Her

A 10-year-old girl who was kidnapped from a Denver neighborhood in 2011 told a courtroom on Tuesday that she was forced to undress and was sexually assaulted during the incident.

03/05/2013

2 At State Mental Health Institute Go To Hospital

Two patients at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo have been taken to a hospital.

11/28/2012

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