Death Penalty

Judge Carlos Samour asks the jury about the Boston bombing trial on Monday morning. (credit: CBS)

Theater Shooting Trial Jurors Unswayed By Boston Bomber Verdict

Lawyers for James Holmes are concerned the death penalty sentence delivered in the Boston marathon bombing case could impact the Aurora theater shooting trial.

05/18/2015

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Theater Shooter Asked Police If Children Were Hurt

A video played for jurors in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes includes a dazed-sounding Holmes asking detectives “There weren’t any children hurt, were there?”

05/04/2015

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The Effect Of The Aurora Theater Trial On Our Community

Even though we are only a few days in, it is clear that the Aurora Theater Trial is going to affect the Colorado community in deep and profound ways that we are just beginning to understand.

04/28/2015

Public defender Daniel King during opening statements at the trial (credit: CBS)

Theater Shooting Trial: Day 1 Surprise & What’s Next

Opening statements ended Monday evening in the trial of the man who opened fire inside the movie theater in Aurora. Both sides focused the jury on the key point of whether James Holmes was sane when he killed 12 people and injured 70 others.

04/27/2015

James Holmes with this defense team in court on Monday (credit: CBS)

Trial Tries To Look Inside Theater Shooter’s Unstable Mind

Two versions of the unstable mind of James Holmes were presented to a jury as lawyers revealed many more details about his conversion from a promising grad student to a gunman capable of opening fire on hundreds of unsuspecting moviegoers.

04/27/2015

District Attorney George Brauchler unveils a model of the theater during opening statements (credit: CBS)

Defense: 20 Doctors Agree James Holmes Has Schizophrenia

A prosecutor declared Monday that two psychiatric exams found Colorado theater gunman James Holmes to be sane as he meticulously plotted a mass murder, considering a bomb or biological warfare before settling on a shooting.

04/27/2015

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Holmes’ Attorney Says His Client Now Regrets The Rampage

James Holmes’ defense attorney, Daniel King, says his client “now regrets what took place in the theater.”

04/27/2015

Public defender Daniel King during opening statements at the trial (credit: CBS)

Defender Opens Trial Saying Holmes Was Insane During Attack

A public defender says James Holmes was insane when he opened fire in a crowded Colorado movie theater in 2012.

04/27/2015

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Prosecutor Says Holmes Mulled Biological Warfare

A prosecutor says James Holmes considered other locations and methods for his attack, including biological warfare, before deciding on a mass shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater.

04/27/2015

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Judge Addresses Jury In Aurora Theater Trial Before Opening Statements

A judge has started addressing jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial.

04/27/2015

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