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Austin Sigg (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Austin Sigg’s Ridgeway Murder Confession Will Be Closely Analyzed

The teenager who confessed to killing Jessica Ridgeway set the stage for a potential court battle.

04/13/2013

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)

Judge Orders Reporter To Appear For James Holmes Case

The judge in the Colorado theater shootings is requiring a New York-based reporter to attend a hearing Monday, when he will hear arguments on whether she must testify about her confidential sources for a story on the suspect.

03/30/2013

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)

Pursuing Death Penalty Case Risky In James Holmes Trial

CBS4’s legal analyst says pursuing a death penalty case in the James Holmes murder trial could be risky for both the defense and prosecution.

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

Booking photo of James Holmes. (credit: Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office via Getty Images)

Attorneys Say James Holmes Might Plead Insanity

Lawyers for the Colorado theater shooting suspect have indicated their client might plead not guilty by reason of insanity.

03/01/2013

James Holmes (Photo by RJ Sangosti-Pool/Getty Images)

Colorado Lawmaker Wants It Harder To Use The Insanity Defense

A Colorado lawmaker wants to make it much harder for a defendant to plead not guilty by reason of insanity.

01/27/2013

James Holmes in court on Jan. 8, 2012. (credit: Bill Robles)

Judge Pushes Back Arraignment Date For Holmes

After deciding Thursday that there’s enough evidence for James Holmes to go to trial, a judge on Friday postponed the arraignment for Holmes despite objections from prosecutors and most of the victims and their families.

01/11/2013

James Holmes in court on Jan. 8, 2012. (credit: Bill Robles)

Judge Decides Holmes Will Go On Trial

A judge has decided there is enough evidence to continue with a trial for the man suspected of opening fire in a crowded theater.

01/10/2013

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