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Theater shooter's makeover reveals new portrait of killer

June 5, 2015

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Clothing, hair may help jury decide if Holmes is mentally ill or a cold-blooded  murderer By Kelly Baines CU News Corps In 2012, Aurora theater shooter James Holmes appeared in court with unruly, dyed orange-red hair that match...

Just another day for Holmes, end of interview videos, psychiatrist reiterates diagnosis

June 4, 2015

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By Peri Duncan    CU News Corps When psychiatrist William Reid asked James Holmes if he had any notable thoughts when falling asleep the night before the shooting, Holmes replied: “No, it was kind of just another day.” On ...

Aurora theater shooting judge denies second request for mistrial

June 3, 2015

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By Peri Duncan CU News Corps CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Defense attorney Kristen Nelson delivered a bombshell on the courtroom Wednesday morning: The defense was calling for a mistrial. The news came before the jury reentered the courtr...

Halfway through 22 hours of psychiatric interviews with the Aurora theater shooter

June 2, 2015

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By Lo Snelgrove CU News Corps Before opening fire onto an Aurora movie theater in July 2012, shooter James Holmes made a phone call that lasted 18 seconds. In a video recorded interview with forensic psychiatrist Dr. William...

Psychiatrist: Victims’ families, jurors sit through third day of killer’s ‘psychobabble’

Kelsey Ray, Staff writer

June 1, 2015

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By Kelsey Ray CU News Corps CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Aurora theater shooter James Holmes didn't know any of the 12 people he murdered on July 20, 2012. But in an interview with psychiatrist William Reid last year, he made an...

People Vs. Points

June 1, 2015

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James Holmes is not ashamed to say that he killed for points. His mission on July 20th, 2012, based on his theory of human capitol, was to kill as many people as he could. Each life equaled a point and increases his value as a...

Side stuff you won't read about Anywhere Else

May 29, 2015

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When Juror # 706 asked to have a personal matter conference in the courtroom, we were shocked out of our Thursday morning blahs. Of course we've heard the word "diarrhea" before. But in all fairness, maybe never out loud in a...

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