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George Brauchler

An image of the community memorial to the Aurora shooting victims (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

‘Justice Is Death’ – Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty For Holmes

For James Holmes, “justice is death,” prosecutors said Monday in announcing they will seek his execution if he is convicted in the Colorado movie theater attack that killed 12 people.

04/01/2013

James Holmes in court on March 12, 2013 (credit: CBS)

Prosecutors Criticize Holmes’ Guilty Plea Offer, Call It A Ploy

Prosecutors said Thursday they are not ready to accept an offer from Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes to plead guilty in exchange for avoiding the death penalty.

03/28/2013

James Holmes in court on March 12, 2013 (credit: CBS)

Death Penalty Choice Looms In Aurora Shooting Case

Over the past several weeks, prosecutors in the Aurora movie theater shooting case have been speaking to the 70 people injured in the rampage and survivors of the 12 killed to ask whether they want suspect James Holmes to be executed if convicted.

03/14/2013

Conner Donahue enters court on Friday (credit: CBS)

Man Admits To Drinking And Driving Before Killing Police Officer

The man who struck and killed a police officer over the Memorial Day weekend in 2012 pleaded guilty on Friday.

02/22/2013

Nathan Dunlap (credit: CBS)

Supreme Court Refuses Chuck E. Cheese’s Killer’s Appeal

A Colorado judge can schedule the state’s first execution in 15 years after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal from an inmate who killed four people at a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in 1993.

02/19/2013

In this photo provided by the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office, James Holmes poses for a booking photo on Sept. 20, 2012 in Centennial, Colo. (credit: Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Hearing May Be ‘Mini-Trial’ In Theater Shootings

The suspect in the Colorado movie theater killings returns to court this week for a hearing that might be the closest thing to a trial the victims and their families will get to see.

01/06/2013

George Brauchler (credit: law.du.edu)

New District Attorney Can Review Holmes Case

The judge overseeing the case of accused theater shooting suspect James Holmes has approved a request from prosecutors to discuss the case with the new district attorney.

11/13/2012

Arapahoe County District Attorney Carol Chambers talks to members of the news media before heading into the Arapahoe County Courthouse July 23, 2012 in Centennial, Colorado. Chambers said the prosecutor's office would consult with family members when deciding whether or not to pursue the death penalty for James Holmes, 24, who is accused of killing 12 people and injuring 58 in a shooting spree July 20, during a screening of 'The Dark Knight Rises.'  (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

New DA To Prosecute Holmes Case Next Year

There will be a new district attorney looking to prosecute Aurora movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes next year.

07/30/2012

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