Death Penalty

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

Taping Of James Holmes Sanity Exam Mulled In Court, Trail Date Set

The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case said Tuesday he will rule this week on whether a psychiatrist will be allowed to video-record the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes.

07/22/2014

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

One of the infamous “Texas 7″ gang of escapees now has an execution date.

07/22/2014

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Officers Fight Subpoenas In Theater Shootings Case

The city of Aurora and two police officers who are potential prosecution witnesses in the Colorado theater shootings case are fighting attempts by defense attorneys to get the officers’ disciplinary records.

07/21/2014

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

Prosecutors: Holmes Defense Misleading Victims

Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case are accusing a representative of the defense team of misleading victims, offering to leak sensitive information to them and trying to line up opposition to the death penalty.

07/01/2014

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

Controversial Email Sent By James Holmes Prosecutors To Victims, Witnesses

Attorneys for Aurora theater defendant James Holmes are angry about an email prosecutors sent to victims and witnesses.

06/19/2014

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

Holmes Jury Selection To Be Open To Public, Media

Jury selection in the Colorado theater shootings case will be open to the public and the news media, the judge said Wednesday.

06/11/2014

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

Judge Rejects New Bids To Bar Execution For Holmes

The judge in the Colorado theater shootings case has rejected three more defense attempts to rule out the death penalty if defendant James Holmes is convicted.

05/31/2014

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Lawyers Discuss James Holmes Jury Selection

Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case are returning to court to discuss the logistics of jury selection.

05/29/2014

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

Justices Won’t Make Reporter Reveal Holmes Sources

The Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away an effort to force a Fox News reporter to reveal her confidential sources for a story about the man charged with killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater.

05/27/2014

Lester Vann Waters Jr. and Michael Keith Spell (credit: Williams County Sheriff's Department)

Prosecutors Won’t Seek Death In Oil Patch Killing

Prosecutors have dropped their pursuit of the death penalty for a Colorado man suspected of killing a teacher in eastern Montana’s oil patch, according to court documents filed Tuesday.

05/20/2014

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