Karen Steinhauser

Public defender Daniel King during opening statements at the trial (credit: CBS)

Theater Shooting Trial: Day 1 Surprise & What’s Next

Opening statements ended Monday evening in the trial of the man who opened fire inside the movie theater in Aurora. Both sides focused the jury on the key point of whether James Holmes was sane when he killed 12 people and injured 70 others.

04/27/2015

This 30 March 1981 file photo shows John Hinckley Jr. (L) escorted by police in Washington, DC, following his arrest after shooting and seriously wounding then US president Ronald Reagan. A federal judge ruled 17 December 2003 Hinckley can make local visits with his family from St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, DC, where he has been held. AFP PHOTO/FILES (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

One-Time Evergreen Man Who Shot President Reveals Thoughts In Letters

Testimony continues as a court will decide on future freedoms for the man from Evergreen who shot President Ronald Reagan. CBS4 Investigator Rick Sallinger shares the letters he received from John Hinckley, Jr.

04/23/2015

Aurora theater shooting survivor Marcus Weaver (credit: CBS)

Theater Shooting Victims Will Be Called To Testify Very Early In Trial

Some of the survivors in the Aurora Theater Shooting will be called to testify early on in the trial. Opening statements are scheduled for Monday at 12:15 p.m.

04/21/2015

The courtroom (credit: CBS)

Jurors In Aurora Theater Shooting Represent Different Walks Of Life

The 12 jurors and 12 alternates seated in the Aurora theater shooting trial represent different walks of life.

04/15/2015

Richard Kirk (credit: Denver Police Department)

Marijuana Related Defense Possible For Man Accused Of Killing Wife After Ingesting Edible

There has been no denying that Richard Kirk fired the shot that killed his wife, but he had eaten part of a marijuana laced cookie, and his lawyer may very well argue he was not responsible for his actions.

03/14/2015

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)

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

James Holmes (credit: CBS)

Arapahoe County Sends Out 9,000 Jury Summons In James Holmes Trial

Summons have gone out to find jurors for the James Holmes trial in the Aurora theater shooting from July 2012. Nine thousand have been sent to potential jurors, the most ever for a criminal case in Colorado.

12/12/2014

Officer Darren Wilson, Michael Brown (credit: CBS)

In Michael Brown Case, Evidence Must Match Testimony, Legal Expert Says

It’s difficult for grand jurors to conclude that Darren Wilson’s actions in the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Mo., were criminal, a legal analyst told CBS4.

11/25/2014

James Holmes

Courtroom Cameras Sought In Aurora Theater Shooting Trial

Prosecutors and defense lawyers in the Colorado theater shootings case say witnesses would be vulnerable to harassment and threats if cameras are allowed in court during the trial.

09/22/2014

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