Not Guilty By Reason Of Insanity

James Holmes in court on Feb. 11, 2015 (Sketch by Bill Robles)

Potential Jurors In James Holmes Trial Asked Tough Questions

A Vietnam veteran, an attorney and an art director were among the first people questioned directly about their views on the death penalty and mental illness as the second phase of jury selection began in the theater shooting case

02/11/2015

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Theater Sooting: Some Murder Defendants Get Freedom After Insanity Verdict

An Associated Press review shows 25 Coloradans have been found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity since 1998, and more than half of them are free to live away from the state hospital – some with limited or no supervision.

01/19/2015

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Use Of Theater Shooting Photos At Trial Debated

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) – Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case told a judge Tuesday that about 200 photos, many of dead and wounded victims, are too gruesome and would bias jurors if shown […]

11/18/2014

Ari Misha Liggett (credit: Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office)

Opening Statements Begin In Trial Of Man Accused Of Dismembering Mother

A trial has begun in a stunning murder case involving a man accused of dismembering his mother. Ari Misha Liggett, 26, is set to stand trial for killing and dismembering his 56-year-old mother, Beverly Liggett, at their home in Centennial in 2012.

10/22/2014

Ari Misha Liggett (credit: Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office)

Trial Starts For Man Accused Of Dismembering Mom

A trial is getting underway for a Centennial man accused of poisoning and dismembering his mother after she removed him from her will.

10/21/2014

Sandy and Lonnie Phillips (credit: CBS)

Theater Shooting Victim’s Parents Sue Ammo Sellers

The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing four online retailers of improperly selling ammunition, tear gas, a high-capacity magazine and body armor used in the attack.

09/16/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Theater Shootings Judge: Fingerprint Testimony OK

The judge in the Colorado theater shooting trial has rejected a defense motion to bar testimony about fingerprint analysis at James Holmes’ trial on murder and attempted murder charges.

09/15/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Defense: School May Have Withheld Holmes Records

Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case say the University of Colorado might have withheld records that raise questions about how the school handled defendant James Holmes when he was a student there.

08/19/2014

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Holmes Lawyers Question Firearms Analysis

Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shootings are attacking the reliability of firearms analysis, saying it’s subjective and lacks statistics to measure its accuracy.

07/23/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Taping Of James Holmes Sanity Exam Mulled In Court, Trail Date Set

The judge in the Colorado theater shooting case said Tuesday he will rule this week on whether a psychiatrist will be allowed to video-record the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes.

07/22/2014

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