The widow of a man killed in the Colorado movie theater shootings is suing a psychiatrist who once saw suspect James Holmes as a patient, saying the doctor should have asked police to detain Holmes before the shootings.
Attorneys for the Colorado movie theater shooting suspect plan to subpoena a Fox News journalist who was the first to report that James Holmes sent his psychiatrist a notebook full of violent descriptions.
A judge says prosecutors can have access to some university records of the man charged in the Colorado theater shootings.
Prosecutors say there is no evidence authorities violated a judge’s gag order after information was leaked about a package suspect James Holmes allegedly sent to a psychiatrist before a mass shooting at an Aurora theater.
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.
Professors at an Alabama university described James Holmes as an excellent candidate for their neuroscience program in February 2011, but rejected him anyway after his behavior raised concerns.
The suspect in the Aurora shooting rampage tried unsuccessfully to call his university psychiatrist 9 minutes before he allegedly opened fire during a Batman movie premiere, defense attorneys revealed in court Thursday.
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.
Newly filed court records allege that the man accused of opening fire on a Colorado movie theater in July told a classmate he wanted to kill people four months before the shooting.
Alleged Aurora shooter James Holmes met with not one, but at least three mental health professionals at the University of Colorado prior to the massacre.