Jared Loughner

An image from the courtroom on July 7, 2015 (credit: CBS)

Expert: Theater Shooter’s Deadly Thoughts Became A Storm

A second defense expert testified Tuesday that the Aurora theater shooter was so mentally ill that he couldn’t tell right from wrong at the time he opened fire on a packed auditorium, killing 12 people and injuring 70.

07/07/2015

Dr. Raquel Gur on the stand (credit: CBS)

Holmes’ Life Could Depend On Prominent Schizophrenia Expert’s Testimony

A nationally known schizophrenia expert took the stand in James Holmes’ defense Monday and is expected to testify that he was legally insane when he killed 12 people at a crowded Aurora movie premiere.

07/06/2015

James Holmes with this defense team in court (credit: CBS)

Q&A: Defense Attorneys Try To Show Theater Shooter Insane

The first week of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes’ defense case has provided new details about his mental state around the time he killed 12 people and injured 70 more during a packed midnight movie premiere.

07/02/2015

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

Officers escort Steve Hernandez to his car (credit: CBS)

Father Of Theater Shooting Victim Escorted Out Of Court After Outburst

A stunned silence settled over a courtroom Friday after the father of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings loudly cursed defendant James Holmes, prompting a sympathetic but firm warning from a judge.

01/11/2013

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

James Holmes makes his first court appearance at the Arapahoe County on July 23, 2012 in Centennial. (Photo by RJ Sangosti-Pool/Getty Images)

Burden On Prosecutors To Prove Sanity In Holmes Case

If James Holmes pleads not guilty by reason of insanity, prosecutors wanting to prove that he methodically carried out a deadly Colorado movie theater shooting have a difficult task before them: They must prove he is sane.

08/30/2012

A photo of Jared Loughner from the 2006 Mountain View High School yearbook. (Credit: AP)

Loughner Could Have Gotten Gun In Any State

Alan Gionet answers the Good Question, “How can people with mental problems get a gun?”

05/25/2011

Colo. Delegates Release Statements About Giffords Shooting

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona was shot in the head Saturday by a gunman who opened fire outside a grocery store during a meeting with voters, killing a federal judge and five others in a rampage that rattled the country and left Americans questioning whether divisive politics had pushed the suspect over the edge.

01/08/2011

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