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Death Penalty

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

Holmes Defense: Close Hearing On Jury Questions

Attorneys for the man charged with killing 12 people at a Colorado theater have asked the judge to bar the public and media from a hearing on a questionnaire that prospective jurors will fill out.

04/08/2014

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

More Arguments Filed Over James Holmes’ Sanity

Attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case have filed another round of arguments over whether defendant James Holmes should undergo a second sanity evaluation, but like the preceding arguments, they haven’t been made public.

03/24/2014

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

Judge Puts James Holmes’ 2nd Mental Exam On Hold

The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case has put a new sanity evaluation for defendant James Holmes on hold because defense lawyers have objected to it.

03/18/2014

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

Holmes Judge Sets Up Jury’s Death Penalty Process

Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting case will deliberate up to three separate times on whether defendant James Holmes should be executed if they convict him of murder, the judge said Friday.

03/14/2014

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

Holmes’ Lawyers Want To Talk To Hospital Staff

Attorneys for James Holmes, the man charged with the Colorado theater massacre, are asking the judge for an order allowing Denver Health Medical Center personnel to talk to the defense about psychiatric treatment Holmes received.

03/13/2014

Jaacob Vanwinkle (credit: Canon City Police)

Triple-Homicide Suspect Could Get Death Penalty

A man accused of killing a mother and her two young children has been told he could face the death penalty if he is convicted.

03/11/2014

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

Doctor Appointed For James Holmes’ 2nd Sanity Exam

A psychiatrist has been appointed to conduct a second sanity evaluation of the man charged with killing 12 people in a Colorado movie theater, but the doctor’s name hasn’t been released.

03/11/2014

Edward Montour (credit: CBS)

Edward Montour Pleads Guilty To Murder, Avoids Death

Edward Montour, an inmate being tried for the second time for the killing of a Colorado prison guard, pleaded guilty in exchange for a life sentence on Thursday.

03/06/2014

Sir Mario Owens, left, and engaged couple Vivian Wolfe and Javad Marshall-Fields (credit: CBS)

Judge Orders Death Penalty Case of Sir Mario Owens Unsealed

A judge has ordered the unsealing of files in the case of a Colorado death row inmate.

03/06/2014

Edward Montour (credit: CBS)

Judge Won’t Delay Colorado Prison Killing Case

A Colorado judge will not delay the death penalty trial of a man accused of killing a prison guard, despite prosecutors’ objections that they needed more time to respond to new questions about the suspect’s original conviction.

02/28/2014

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