As the Aurora theater shooting case moves closer to trial, taxpayer-funded attorneys for defendant James Holmes have revealed little about their case, including how much it has cost to defend him.
A Vietnam veteran, an attorney and an art director were among the first people questioned directly about their views on the death penalty and mental illness as the second phase of jury selection began in the theater shooting case
Jury selection in the Aurora Theater Shooting trial has entered its second phase as attorneys began questioning potential jurors individually.
Prospective jurors in the running to serve in the trial of Aurora theater shooting defendant James Holmes will be grilled about their views on the death penalty, mental illness and aspects of the criminal justice system as the second phase of jury selection begins Wednesday.
Jury selection in the Aurora theater shooting case is going faster than expected, and attorneys will start questioning individual jurors Wednesday, about a week sooner than first thought.
A three-time convicted robber who helped engineer the biggest prison break in Texas history was executed Wednesday evening for killing a suburban Dallas police officer while the notorious gang was on the run.
Already a three-time felon with a violent history when locked up, convicted robber Donald Newbury was serving a 99-year prison term when he joined six fellow convicts in Texas’ biggest prison break ever.
More than 90 potential jurors were released during the fourth day of jury selection in the Aurora theater shooting case.
The first time James Holmes appeared in court, he wore chains and an orange jail jumpsuit and looked dazed, with his hair dyed a comic-book shade of orange.
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.