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Screaming woman disrupts courtroom

July 30, 2015

Filed under AURORA THEATER TRIAL

About 10 minutes into the prosecution’s closing statement in the  mitigation phase of the theater shooting trial, an unidentified woman started climbing the seats in the gallery all the way from the back row toward Holmes'...

A Charmed Life: Mom testifies

July 29, 2015

Filed under AURORA THEATER TRIAL

One of the most anticipated defense witnesses in the trial of convicted movie theater shooter James Holmes took the stand today in hopes of saving his life. Arlene Holmes smiled at her son as she sat down in the witness box...

Will mental illness save the Aurora theater shooter’s life?

Lo Snelgrove, CU News Corps

July 27, 2015

Filed under AURORA THEATER TRIAL

Colorado has executed only one person in the last 40 years. The Aurora theater shooter's attorneys hope their client's mental illness will save him from being added to the state's death row. The trial is now in the second part...

You can’t make this stuff up

Carol McKinley, CU News Corps Staff

July 24, 2015

Filed under AURORA THEATER TRIAL, uncategorized

By Carol McKinley CU News Corps Staff One of the alternate jurors came to the capital murder theater shooting trial wearing a t-shirt with a picture of a person in an electric chair on the back of it. Though Juror #983 is...

Sentencing Phase in Theater Shooting

July 22, 2015

Filed under AURORA THEATER TRIAL

  By Peri Duncan CU News Corps Last week’s 165 guilty verdicts – including 24 counts of first-degree murder – against James Holmes distinguish the beginning of the next phase of his trial: sentencing. The jurors will now decide ...

Pop Quiz

July 21, 2015

Filed under From the Gallery

During the three sentencing phases in the coming weeks, the gunman’s lawyers will show a human side of him calling a former college roommate from UC Riverside, several teachers and family friends, one of whom has the initials “S.Z.”

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Experts: Sentencing phase to be ‘gut-wrenching’

Kelsey Ray

July 17, 2015

Filed under AURORA THEATER TRIAL

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Thursday's guilty verdicts — 165 in all against James Holmes, including 24 counts of first-degree murder — marked only the beginning in the what could be most taxing phase of the Aurora theater shooting...

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