CBS4 Legal Analyst Karen Steinhauser said that competency is at the center of a hearing delay for Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes.
Investigators continued to search for evidence at the home of the teen who confessed to police that he abducted and killed Jessica Ridgeway.
The charges keep stacking up against the Aurora theater shooting suspect. James Holmes has been charged with 14 additional counts of attempted murder.
Jurors continue to deliberate the fate of a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman at Denver International Airport.
For the first time with hair that’s brown instead of a wild shade of orangish-red, the suspect in Colorado’s movie theater shooting appeared in court Thursday as prosecutors gave up their fight to see a notebook he sent to a university psychiatrist, saying they didn’t want to delay proceedings.
Defense attorney Karen Steinhauser, a former prosecutor and current adjunct professor at the University of Denver, says homicide charges in Colorado only apply to those “who had been born and alive.”
James Holmes will appear for a formal arraignment where he will be officially charged.
The Denver Broncos report to camp Wednesday with one of their key players under a legal cloud.
A pregnant woman run down in a hit-and-run accident in the Stapleton area last week is improving after the baby she was carrying died. Laurie Gorham is now listed in fair condition at Denver Health Medical Center.