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OPINION: The ‘benefits’ of mass killings

Lo Snelgrove, CU News Corps

August 7, 2015

Blood and horror. Senseless violence. Public death. Not many people would disagree that mass killings are awful occurrences. But some people benefit from them. Friday afternoon, Aurora theater shooter James Holmes was sentenced...

In the jury’s hands: Scenes from closing arguments

Carol McKinley, CU News Corps

August 7, 2015

1. George Brauchler pacing like a prize fighter before his closing remarks, looking over at the crowded victims’ families side. 2. James Holmes, who had his head on his hands during jury instructions while the jury is out,...

Down to the Wire

Carol McKinley, CU News Corps Trial Advisor

August 5, 2015

Wednesday, the prosecution wrapped up its victim impact section of the penalty phase with testimony from arguably the persons who suffered the most tragic loss in the theater shooting: Veronica Moser Sullivan's mother. Th...

7 things you didn’t see on the court monitor: Woman disrupts closings

Carol McKinley

July 31, 2015

1. Deborah Cave is in the back row.  She's been in the courtroom all week and suspicious deputies have already given her a warning about not making an outburst.  Still, just as DA George Brauchler is making his closing arg...

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