James Holmes should be put to death for the Colorado theater shooting because he deliberately and cruelly killed 12 people, including a 6-year-old girl, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday.
Attorneys for Aurora theater shooter James Holmes are showing video footage of him looking sullen and dazed after the attack in their effort to show he was insane.
Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting trial are trying hard to keep jurors from knowing the worst details of the massacre.
An appeals court added Colorado to the list of states that can allow criminal suspects to search victims’ homes to bolster their defense — a move that raised concerns among prosecutors and victims’ advocates.
In 1998, 19-year-old Rene Lima-Marin and his friend robbed two Aurora video stores at gunpoint.
Rene Lima-Marin’s wife told her two young sons their father had to go to work the night in January when a team of police officers led her husband away in handcuffs.
The judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case agreed on Tuesday to give the state mental hospital until mid-September to complete an examination of James Holmes.
Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes asked a judge Thursday to clear away their legal questions so Holmes can plead not guilty by reason of insanity.
Seeking to avoid any delays in the Colorado movie theater shooting case, prosecutors gave up their fight to see a notebook the suspect sent to a university psychiatrist and instead argued for a palm print to compare with one found on the inside of a theater exit door.
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.