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James Holmes Trial

Jury Selection Begins In Colorado Theater Shooting Trial

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2015 | Crime

(Adds details on Holmes' appearance) By Keith Coffman and Daniel Wallis CENTENNIAL, Co., Jan 20 (Reuters) - A judge in C...

The State of Colorado vs. James Holmes: Why the Death Penalty?

Dr. Xavier Amador | Posted 01.13.2015 | Denver
Dr. Xavier Amador

I don't know the details of James Holmes' state of mind at the time of the tragic shootings, but I do know there is an evolving standard of decency in this country when it comes to exposing seriously mentally ill citizens to the death penalty.

Why Is James Holmes' Trial So Delayed?

AP | Posted 12.20.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) -- Defense lawyers acknowledge that James Holmes opened fire on an Aurora movie theater auditorium on July 20, 2012, killing 12 people and...

'HE IS NOT A MONSTER': James Holmes' Parents Plead For Son's Life

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 12.20.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain — a move that re...

Judge Won't Delay Colorado Theater Shooting Trial

AP | Posted 12.10.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — The judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case has refused to delay the trial despite defense attorneys' request for more tim...

Judge Summoning 9,000 Jurors For Theater Shooting Trial

AP | Posted 11.07.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case says he plans to issue 9,000 summonses to prospective jurors. Judg...

Accused Cinema Gunman's Lawyers Want Second Sanity Exam Barred

Reuters | Posted 12.31.2014 | Crime

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Defense lawyers in the Colorado theater massacre case want a second court-ordered sanity ...

New Date Set For James Holmes Trial

AP | Posted 12.27.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado judge has postponed the death penalty trial for movie theater shooter James Holmes so that Holmes' attorneys can...

Theater Shooting Trial To Be Delayed Under Certain Conditios

AP | Posted 10.23.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors would agree to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado theater shootings so defense attorneys c...

Judge Rejects Request For More Time From Accused Theater Shooter's Defense

AP | Posted 07.22.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case pleaded Tuesday for more time so they can interview a psychiatrist ...

James Holmes Lawyers Seek Officer's Disciplinary Records

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 08.23.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shootings want to see disciplinary records of a police officer from Aurora, the Denver subur...

Theater Shooter's Defense Lawyers Tried To Sway Potential Jurors: DA

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 04.30.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shootings accused defense lawyers of trying to influence potential jurors when they publicized Jam...

Trial Date Moving Again For Aurora Shooting Suspect

AP | Posted 02.27.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A judge is preparing to set a new trial date — the third — for the man accused of killing 12 people at a movie theater ...

Evidence From Aurora Shooter's Cellphone Can Be Used In Trial

AP | Posted 02.10.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shootings says prosecutors can use evidence from defendant James Holmes' cellphone, which included e...

Holmes Defense Wants Reporter To Reveal Sources

AP | Posted 02.01.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Lawyers for the man accused of killing 12 people at a Colorado movie theater say they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to requ...

What's Happening In The Aurora Theater Shooter's Private Court Appearance

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 01.27.2014 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes returns to court Monday for a closed hearing on whether he should get a se...

Sanity Hearing Will Be Closed To The Public, Media

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 12.21.2013 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — The public and the news media will be barred from a pretrial hearing in the Colorado theater shooting case that will include testimony...

Accused Aurora Gunman Deemed Mentally Competent For Trial

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2014 | Crime

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Dec 20 (Reuters) - The former graduate student accused of gunning down scores of patrons in a Colorado movie ...

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 ...

James Holmes' 1st Statements To Police Can Be Used In Court: Judge

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 11.01.2013 | Crime

DENVER -- DENVER (AP) — Police officers who arrested James Holmes moments after the Colorado theater shootings will be allowed to tell jurors that w...

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 ...

What Evidence Can Be Used Against James Holmes?

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 10.21.2013 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes returns to court for another round of skirmishes over what evidence can be used against h...

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 ...

James Holmes' Lawyers Spar Over His Statements To Police

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 10.15.2013 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Screaming gunshot victims were stampeding out of a Colorado movie theater after police arrested James ...

Prosecutors Demand Holmes' Mental Health Records

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 10.30.2013 | Crime

DENVER — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case said Thursday they want the mental health records of defendant James Holmes from the ...