Karen Steinhauser

District Attorney George Brauchler points at James Holmes, who sits with his defense team in court on April 27, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Sentencing Hearing Begins Monday For Aurora Theater Gunman

The sentencing hearing for the Aurora theater gunman will begin on Aug. 24 and is expected to include emotional testimony from the survivors and the victims’ families.

08/22/2015

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Jurors Ask To Review Graphic Evidence In Theater Shooting Sentencing

Jurors in the Aurora theater shooting trial on Friday asked to review graphic crime scene video taken inside the theater after the shooting.

08/07/2015

Colorado's death chamber (credit: CBS)

Good Question: How Does The Death Penalty Work In Colorado?

How does the death penalty work in Colorado?

08/06/2015

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Victims’ Family Members Walk Out Before Defense’s Closing Arguments

Deliberations have started as jurors in the Aurora theater shooting trail will decide between life in prison or death. Those are the only two options for defendant James Holmes in the sentencing phase of the trial.

08/06/2015

James Holmes learns he was convicted of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder charges in the Aurora theater shooting (credit: CBS)

Jury Prepares For Final Arguments In Theater Shooting Sentencing

The jury will hear closing arguments in the final sentencing phase of the Aurora theater shooting trial on Thursday afternoon.

08/06/2015

James Holmes learns he was convicted of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder charges in the Aurora theater shooting (credit: CBS)

Prosecutors Launch Last Push For Theater Shooter’s Execution

The jury in the Colorado theater shooting trial will hear even more heart-wrenching testimony Tuesday from those who lost loved ones in the attack, as prosecutors begin their final push to have James Holmes sentenced to death.

08/04/2015

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Theater Shooting Trial Analyst: ‘We’re Going To Hear A Lot Of Sad Stories’

The jury on Monday kept the death penalty a possibility for theater gunman James Holmes.

08/03/2015

James Holmes learns he was convicted of first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder charges in the Aurora theater shooting (credit: CBS)

Theater Shooter Found Guilty Of First-Degree Murder

Gunman James Holmes was found guilty in the Aurora theater shooting that left 12 people dead and dozens more injured, putting the death penalty option at the center of the courtroom.

07/16/2015

CBS4 Legal Analyst Karen Steinhauser talks about the death penalty phase (credit: CBS)

Death Penalty Phase In Theater Trial Could Be ‘Several Weeks Long’

The sentencing phase of the theater shooting trial is expected to begin next week and could take several weeks, according to CBS4’s legal analyst.

07/16/2015

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With Theater Shooting Closing Arguments Set, Emotion Will Be Hard To Be Ignored

Attorneys will present their closing arguments in the Aurora theater shooting trial on Tuesday. On Monday attorneys worked out the final details for jury instructions.

07/13/2015

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