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James Holmes Trial

Did the James Holmes Jurors Get It Right?

Kevin Sali | Posted 08.11.2015 | Crime
Kevin Sali

The law in this area requires decisions that are uniquely individualized -- not only as to the defendant, his offense, and his victims, but also as to each individual juror making the ultimate life-or-death decision.

James Holmes Sentenced To Life In Prison For Aurora Theater Shooting

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.07.2015 | Crime

"The death of a seriously mentally ill man is not justice, no matter how tragic the case is. Please, no more death." So said defense attorney Tamara B...

The Sentence Is In For Aurora Shooter James Holmes

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.07.2015 | Crime

Update: On Friday, the jury of nine women and three men sentenced James Holmes to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2012 t...

Victim's Daughter: Family 'Broken' By Colorado Movie Shooter

Reuters | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.06.2015 | Crime

 CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug 5 (Reuters) - The teenage daughter of a Colorado movie rampage victim broke down repeatedly on Wednesday as she describe...

Jury Moves Closer To Death Penalty In James Holmes Trial

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.03.2015 | Crime

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James Holmes Defense Make Final Appeal For Mercy

Associated Press | Kelly Chen | Posted 07.30.2015 | Crime

  CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense lawyers for James Holmes made one more appeal for mercy Thursday, urging jurors to consider mental illn...

James Holmes' Mom Sobs, Saying Psychiatrist Didn't Warn Of Bloodlust

AP | Andy Campbell | Posted 07.29.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- James Holmes' mother insisted Wednesday that she would "have been crawling on all fours" to reach him had she known he was ...

James Holmes' Dad Saw His Son Make The 'Wide-Eyed Smirk' Before

Associated Press | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.29.2015 | Crime

 CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes came home on winter break from graduate school looking haggard and making odd facial expression...

Sister Of Colorado Theater Gunman Breaks Down On Witness Stand

Reuters | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.27.2015 | Crime

The younger sister of Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holmes testified at his trial for the first time on Monday, telling jurors who will decid...

James Holmes Verdict Reached: Theater Shooter Found Guilty

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.16.2015 | Crime

James Holmes, the 27-year-old responsible for killing 12 people and wounding 70 others in a Colorado movie theater shooting in 2012, was found guilty ...

Jury Begins Deliberating Fate Of Shooter In Colorado Movie Theater

Reuters | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.15.2015 | Crime

  Jurors in Colorado's movie massacre trial began deliberating on Wednesday on the fate of gunman James Holmes, who has pleaded not guilty by rea...

Key Moments In The James Holmes Trial

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.16.2015 | Crime

The trial lasted 47 days, involved more than 250 witnesses and 1,500 photographs, and leaves a jury of 12 (winnowed down from a pool of 9,000 prospect...

Colorado Theater Shooting Jury Faces A Nearly Impossible Task

AP | By SADIE GURMAN | Posted 07.13.2015 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — They saw more than 1,500 photographs. They heard more than 250 witnesses. They listened to 10 psychiatrists. They handled three guns. ...

Colorado Shooter's Urge to Kill Could Set Him Free

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 07.07.2015 | Crime
Amy Dardashtian

A jury will soon decide whether James Holmes is guilty or not guilty by reason of insanity. Last week, one of his victims, Ashley Moser, took the stand in her wheelchair.

Theater Shooting Trial Reveals Strain In Shooter's Family

AP | By SADIE GURMAN | Posted 07.06.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — They show up in court every day, a visible reminder to jurors that even a killer has parents who love him and don't want hi...

Psychologist: James Holmes Not Faking Mental Illness

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2015 | Crime

By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 2 (Reuters) - A neuropsychologist who ran tests on Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holme...

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...

Holmes Prosecution Rests After Testimony From Mother Of Youngest Victim

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 06.19.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting trial rested Friday, concluding their argument that James Holmes methodically ...

Holmes' Psychiatrist Was So Worried, She Called His Mom

AP | By SADIE GURMAN | Posted 06.17.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The psychiatrist who treated James Holmes before he attacked a Colorado movie theater said she did not have enough evidence...

Psychiatrist: Holmes Never Revealed Murderous Plan

AP | By SADIE GURMAN | Posted 06.16.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The psychiatrist who treated James Holmes before he attacked a Colorado movie theater said Tuesday that she would have call...

Aurora Theater Shooter Intentionally Hid Details From Therapists

AP | Sadie Gurman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The person closest to the murderous thoughts of James Holmes before he carried out his attack on a Colorado movie theater is...

Theater Shooter's Ex Urged Him To See Therapist

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 06.11.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Months before James Holmes opened fire in a Colorado movie theater, his ex-girlfriend said she urged him talk to his therap...

Colorado Theater Shooter's Ex-Girlfriend Takes The Stand

AP | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 06.10.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A former girlfriend of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes testified Wednesday in his death penalty trial that they went ...

Three Jurors Dismissed From James Holmes Trial For Talking

AP | By SADIE GURMAN | Posted 06.09.2015 | Crime

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The judge in the Colorado theater shooting trial dismissed three jurors Tuesday after learning that one was exposed to news...