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A peek into a shooter's mind

May 4, 2015

Filed under AURORA THEATER TRIAL, From the Gallery

In the hours after the shooting, the cops interviewing James Holmes in a tiny room at the Aurora Police department said to him, "You've seen this before hundreds of times. Do you have any questions?" His whacked-out answer...

Watch: Aurora theater shooting trial – week one in review

May 3, 2015

Filed under AURORA THEATER TRIAL, From the Gallery

By Lo Snelgrove & Carol McKinley CU News Corps CENTENNIAL, Colo. - ABC producer and CU News Corps contributor Carol McKinley discusses the first week of the Aurora theater shooting trial with CU News Corps reporter Lo Snelgro...

Does showing graphic images help the prosecution in its quest for the death penalty?

April 30, 2015

Filed under AURORA THEATER TRIAL, From the Gallery

By Carol McKinley From left to right: Defendant James Holmes (in glasses), Public defender Kristen Nelson and Public Defender Dan King react as photographs of 10 of the deceased victims in the Aurora Century 16 theater are shown to the j...

From the Front Row: Big Bad Media

April 29, 2015

Filed under AURORA THEATER TRIAL, From the Gallery

By Carol McKinley It’s getting easier to find a seat in the main courtroom. On Day 3 of the theater shooting trial, media outlets are starting to pull their reporters one by one. Which means more spots are opening up. The ...

WHAT? Change the Theater Shooting Trial NOW?

April 23, 2015

Filed under From the Gallery

No. Think again. This afternoon the judge in the #theatershootingtrial denied a last-minute gasp by #James Holmes' attorneys for a change of venue. Usually reading motions and files on the Colorado Judicial website is tedious,...

Trial Buzz

April 18, 2015

Filed under From the Gallery

I heard today that one of the prosecutors working on the #theatershooting trial is so afraid of being recognized once things get heated, that he’s growing a beard. The prospective jurors were really worried about notoriety too....

And Away We Go

April 15, 2015

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There’s a retired Army ICU nurse, a female explosions expert, and a victim’s advocate who, if she’d stayed with Aurora two more years, she’d have been counseling traumatized movie theater shooting survivors instead of...

Jury Selection or Crying Will Get You Nowhere

April 13, 2015

Filed under AURORA THEATER TRIAL, From the Gallery

By Carol McKinley Best moments: first day of group jury selection for the James Holmes murder trial: 1. The pastor who didn’t think he should sit on the jury because of his relationship with the grandmother of one of the vi...

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