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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.


File photo of James Holmes. (credit: Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


The Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo (credit: MySpace)

Colorado To Pay Family Over Mental Hospital Death

The state of Colorado has agreed to pay $775,000 to the family of a man who died at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo after suffocating while being restrained while face down.


Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Cuts To Colorado Agencies Weighed In Budget

Lawmakers are deadlocked over whether to cut spending at state agencies and potentially prompt layoffs in what has become the next flashpoint in Colorado budget negotiations.


Stephanie Rochester in court on Thursday, June 3, 2010. (credit: CBS)

No New Exam Of Superior Mom Accused In Baby’s Death

The Colorado Supreme Court has declined to hear a request from Boulder County prosecutors who wanted to have their own medical expert determine whether a mother accused in her baby’s death is legally insane.



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