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Aurora Theater Shooter Seems Calm, Is Tethered To Floor

Aurora theater shooter James Holmes appeared with close-cropped hair and a calm demeanor as lawyers made their final motions before Monday’s opening of the trial.

04/27/2015

James Holmes in court on Feb. 11, 2015 (Sketch by Bill Robles)

Cost Of Defending Theater Shooting Suspect Kept Under Wraps

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.

02/13/2015

James Holmes in court on Feb. 11, 2015 (Sketch by Bill Robles)

Potential Jurors In James Holmes Trial Asked Tough Questions

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

02/11/2015

James Holmes in court on Feb. 11, 2015 (Sketch by Bill Robles)

2nd Phase Of Jury Selection In Aurora Theater Shooting Trial Focuses On Insanity, Death Penalty

Jury selection in the Aurora Theater Shooting trial has entered its second phase as attorneys began questioning potential jurors individually.

02/11/2015

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Questioning Of Potential Jurors To Start In Theater Shooting

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.

02/11/2015

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Key issues For Jurors In Aurora Theater Shooting Trial

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.

02/10/2015

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Texas Inmate Caught In Colorado Loses Supreme Court Appeal, Put To Death

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.

02/04/2015

Donald Newbury (credit: TDCJ)

‘Texas 7′ Gang Member Caught In Colorado Set To Be Executed Wednesday

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.

02/03/2015

James Holmes in court on Jan. 20, 2015 (credit: Jeff Kandyba)

92 More Potential Jurors Released In Theater Shooting Case

More than 90 potential jurors were released during the fourth day of jury selection in the Aurora theater shooting case.

01/23/2015

James Holmes in court on Jan. 20, 2015 (credit: Jeff Kandyba)

James Holmes Returns To Court For Jury Selection

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.

01/20/2015

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