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Soggy Court Days

May 19, 2015

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CU Newscorps Reporter Lo Snelgrove asks "When will the rain end?" Answer: "Where is that voice coming from?" #camo...

Reporter by trade, human by nature

May 18, 2015

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By Lo Snelgrove CU News Corps The very people that the Aurora theater shooter maimed sit just a stone's throw away from him describing in as much detail as allowed the events of that day, the bodily wounds suffered and the lo...

Dead Man Walking and Deadly Marathons

May 18, 2015

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tl The defendant is now growing mutton chops - the latest in facial hair styles he's chosen since he was incarcerated nearly 3 years ago. Should the Jury Live Under a Rock? When Tsarnaev received the death ...

What? No attorney?

May 17, 2015

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Attached is the transcript of the theater shooter's second interview conducted the afternoon of the shooting. It happened at 3:34 pm and it ran 38 minutes. This is just a snippet to let you hear how hard it was to understand. It w...

NEW: Snapshots of the Shooter's Life

May 15, 2015

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Exhibits 5-5-15 Click on "exhibits 5-15" to see the actual document We’re learning more about James Holmes from previously secret documents now being made public as the trial moves along. We’ve gone through his trash, le...

From the Front Row: Eerie symbol marks tragic day

May 12, 2015

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James Holmes' calendar taken from the wall of his apartment. Note that July 20, 2012 is circled with a number 1 and the infinity sign. Already, some of the theater shooter's followers have been musing about getting replica tattoo...

The Intricacies of the Dangerous Man-Cave

May 11, 2015

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Quote of the day: "Welcome back. Did you have a good winter?" — Judge Carlos Samour to the jury after Mother's Day weekend temps hit below freezing. More explosion and incendiary talk from FBI bomb expert Christopher Rigopoulos. T...

From the Front Row: If Not for a Discerning Neighbor

May 9, 2015

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Kaitlyn Fonzi lived an apartment below James Holmes. At around midnight going into July 20, 2012, she was rudely awakened by a blast of techno music, so she went upstairs to complain. The door was ajar and she had no way o...

From the Front Row: Fireworks in the Courtroom — Literally

May 9, 2015

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IMG_2452 A police robot which has four cameras attached to it aired these first pictures inside of Apartment #10. These videos were captured the morning of Friday, July 20, 2012. The glass jar on the chair is a home-made napalm ...

From the Front Row: Quote of the Day

May 7, 2015

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During long-winded gunshot residue testimony: "Would you please explain to us how you use that high-tech gizmo?" — Dan King, Public Defender for defendant James Holmes...

From the Front Row: A mass-murder defendant's toys

May 7, 2015

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Court reporter disappeared under a mountain of JH's "toys" sealed in plastic. Later the jury passed it around. There was a helmet, guns, handcuffs, gun magazines, knives, a taser. How did he pay for it? Much of it he bought...

From the Front Row: Something Felt Weird

May 5, 2015

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Unbelievably, on the afternoon of one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history, Aurora police detective Craig Appel strolled into the Aurora City jail to interview the guy they had in custody. The man, James Holmes, was re...

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