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

Holmes Lawyers Again Cite Possible Plea Change

Lawyers for the man accused of the Colorado theater massacre are again suggesting he could withdraw his plea of not guilty by reason of insanity.

09/08/2014

Ashley Fallis (credit: CBS)

Attorney Says He Has New Evidence In 2012 Death In Evans

A Denver attorney says he has evidence that an Evans police detective tampered with witness statements in a 2012 shooting that was originally ruled a suicide.

04/10/2014

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

Battle Over Theater Shooting Evidence Grows Heated

The courtroom battle over what evidence can be used against Aurora theater shooting defendant James Holmes has grown heated.

10/18/2013

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

James Holmes’ Lawyers Want Car Evidence Thrown Out

A bomb squad commander says he was so worried about the possibility of explosives in the car of the Colorado theater shooting suspect that he ran when he spotted a green laser beam, thinking it might trigger a bomb if it was interrupted.

10/16/2013

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

Lawyers Debate Whether Holmes’ ‘Smirk’ Is Evidence

Minutes after the gunshots subsided in the deadly Colorado theater attack, a handcuffed James Holmes said nothing and only smirked when he was asked whether he had an accomplice, a police officer testified.

10/16/2013

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Hobby Lobby Calls Appelate Court Ruling A Major Victory

Hobby Lobby is calling the ruling from the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals a major victory.

06/28/2013

James Holmes in court on March 12, 2013 (credit: CBS)

Judge Delays Decision On Holmes Insanity Plea

Lawyers for the Colorado theater shooting suspect told a judge Monday he wants to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity, but the judge won’t rule on whether to allow that yet.

05/13/2013

An image of the community memorial to the Aurora shooting victims (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

‘Justice Is Death’ – Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty For Holmes

For James Holmes, “justice is death,” prosecutors said Monday in announcing they will seek his execution if he is convicted in the Colorado movie theater attack that killed 12 people.

04/01/2013

James Holmes in court on March 12, 2013 (credit: CBS)

Death Penalty Choice Looms In Aurora Shooting Case

Over the past several weeks, prosecutors in the Aurora movie theater shooting case have been speaking to the 70 people injured in the rampage and survivors of the 12 killed to ask whether they want suspect James Holmes to be executed if convicted.

03/14/2013

Officers escort Steve Hernandez to his car (credit: CBS)

Father Of Theater Shooting Victim Escorted Out Of Court After Outburst

A stunned silence settled over a courtroom Friday after the father of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings loudly cursed defendant James Holmes, prompting a sympathetic but firm warning from a judge.

01/11/2013

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