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Evidence reveals CU neuroscience program "too social" for Aurora theater shooter

May 19, 2015

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By Peri Duncan CU News Corps Just three days after James Holmes quit CU’s Neuroscience program, he applied for federal unemployment. In the application he wrote that he dropped out of the program because it was “too socia...

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...

Objection overruled: The unseen second trial of James Holmes

Kelsey Ray, Staff writer

May 18, 2015

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By Kelsey Ray CU News Corps CENTENNIAL, Colo. — In the Aurora theater shooting trial, one of the only courtroom behaviors more persistent than defendant James Holmes' eerily interminable chair swiveling is the repeated ...

Week 4 of theater shooting trial reveals Boston Marathon bombing concerns, motorcycle training

May 18, 2015

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By Kelly Ragan CU News Corps CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Deputy District Attorney Rich Orman threw his hands up, and his face twitched in irritation as he approached the podium to respond to the defense’s request. The fourth week of the ...

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...

Book on theater shooting asks: what causes the mass-murder 'phenomenon'?

May 15, 2015

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By Lo Snelgrove CU News Corps Reporter Lo Snelgrove speaks with Stephen and Joyce Singular about their new book, "The Spiral Notebook," and the social issues surrounding the Aurora theater shooting. LISTEN BELOW:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v...

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...

Day 13: Aurora theater shooting trial prosecution delays bullet damage testimony, calls more victims

Kelsey Ray, Staff writer

May 14, 2015

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By Kelsey Ray CU News Corps CENTENNIAL, Colo. — On Thursday, like most days of the Aurora theater shooting trial, the heaviest testimonies came last. The day began with Aurora Police Crime Scene Investigator Maria Pe...

Day 12 — Aurora theater trial prosecution pushes through doldrums

Kelsey Ray, Staff writer

May 13, 2015

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By Kelsey Ray CU News Corps CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Wednesday's trial proceedings showed that it's possible to feel bored in the presence of a mass murderer. Now in its third week, the trial of James Holmes has begun to sett...

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...

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