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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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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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