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James Holmes Defense

No Doubt Holmes Was Psychotic, Says Defense Expert

AP | By SADIE GURMAN | Posted 06.25.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Attorneys for Colorado theater shooter James Holmes began presenting their case Thursday by calling a psychiatrist who said...

Holmes' Defense Starts Thursday. Here's What You Should Know.

AP | By SADIE GURMAN | Posted 06.24.2015 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — Attorneys for James Holmes will open their case Thursday, offering a less emotional and more clinical assessment of the Colorado theat...

The James Holmes Trial Starts Monday. Here's What You Need To Know.

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.27.2015 | Crime

Early in the morning of July 20, 2012, a gunman wearing ballistic gear and carrying an assault weapon, three other guns and gas canisters stormed a so...

Indefinately Postponed

AP | Posted 11.21.2013 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shootings case on Thursday indefinitely postponed the trial of James Holmes so attorneys ...

Judge: 'Smirk' Not Allowed At Trial

Posted 10.25.2013 | Crime

The so-called "smirk" that Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes allegedly gave to investigators shortly after the shooting is too ambiguous ...

Bomb Techs Explain Why They Searched Holmes' Car

Posted 10.16.2013 | Crime

Police officials testified on Wednesday that the concern about whether or not explosives were inside Aurora theater shooting suspect James Homes' car ...

Death Penalty Standards Too Fuzzy, Say Shooting Suspect's Lawyers

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 08.17.2013 | Crime

DENVER -- Lawyers for theater shooting suspect James Holmes launched another legal assault on Colorado's death penalty laws Friday, arguing they don't...

A Year Later, Aurora Shooting Suspect Remains An Enigma

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 09.17.2013 | Denver

DENVER — His face was hidden behind a gas mask, and he was costumed from head to toe in a police-style helmet, black cargo pants and black vest....

Judge Scolds Defense

AP | Posted 07.11.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- The judge in the Colorado theater shootings has scolded defense lawyers for accusing him of having an improper conversation with the sheriff...

Defense: Don't Let Reporter See Holmes' Notebook

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 09.02.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Statements that Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes made to police shortly after his arrest should be admissible at his tria...

Aurora Theater Suspect Will Be Restrained During The Trial

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 08.27.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes will be restrained during his trial by wearing a harness under his clothes that will be ...

Lawyers Hint At Insanity Plea

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 06.29.2013 | Denver

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- Attorneys for the Colorado theater shooting suspect suggested in a court filing Monday that they might be considering entering a ...

Holmes' Lawyers Fight Fox Reporter's Request To Delay Testimony

AP | Posted 05.26.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Lawyers for Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes are objecting to a Fox News reporter's request to delay her court appearance...

Judge: Colorado Theater Shooting Suspect May Take Medication

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA and DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.11.2013 | Denver

DENVER — The defendant in the deadly Colorado theater shooting could be given "truth serum" under a court order issued Monday to help determine ...

Colo. Theater Shooting Suspect May Plead Insanity

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.01.2013 | Crime

DENVER — Attorneys for the suspect in the deadly Colorado theater shooting said for the first time that they're considering entering a plea of n...

Fox News Reporter Fighting To Shield Sources

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 04.02.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A Fox News Channel reporter will fight any attempt to force her to reveal her sources for a story about Colorado theater shooting suspect Ja...

Judge Rules Holmes Will Face Trial

AP | DAN ELLIOTT and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 03.12.2013 | Crime

DENVER — A judge ruled late Thursday that there's enough evidence for James Holmes to face trial on charges that he killed 12 people and injured...

James Holmes Planned Shooting For 2 Months, Police Say

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 03.11.2013 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The photos were chilling and enigmatic, just like their subject. In the pictures, taken on his IPhone hours before the Auror...

Defense: Mug Shot Leaked To The Media

Posted 10.04.2012 | Denver

The most recent mug shot of James Holmes and leaks about the contents of a package that he allegedly sent to his psychiatrist before the shooting were...