Lawyers for James Holmes have finally entered an official plea in the case: they're going going to mount a "not guilty by reason of insanity" defense, The Denver Post reports.
Today, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper issued a temporary reprive for death row inmate Nathan Dunlap. But it's not because of anything Dunlap has — or hasn't — done.
After a day full of criticism in the media, both of the situation and the coverage, Colorado district court Judge Carlos Samour Jr. decided to delay making a decision that would force Fox News reporter Jana Winter to reveal her anonymous sources or face jail time.
According to newly released court documents, the shooter's psychiatrist contacted University of Colorado authorities about his having "homicidal thoughts" 38 days before he shot and killed 12 people in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado.
Boldly rejecting a plea deal in a case of mass killing and setting up a showdown on mental health, prosecutors announced Monday they will seek the death penalty against James Holmes for killing 12 people in a movie theater last summer in Aurora, Colorado.
Accusing the Colorado movie theater shooter's defense team of drumming up publicity and seeking a plea deal bargain that takes advantage of his potential insanity, state attorneys prosecuting the movie James Holmes have rejected an offer by his attorneys earlier this week to plead guilty. But it may not work.
Lawyers for the Aurora shooter filed a motion in court Wednesday offering a guilty plea deal — acknowledging that Holmes is willing to spend life in prison without a chance for parole if it means avoiding the death penalty. Whether he can really avoid it will be determined very soon.
The man accused of shooting 70 people in an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater last summer was given an automatic not guilty plea in court today, but is holding off on claiming the insanity defense for now.
James Holmes' sanity is already an important issue in the Aurora movie theater shooting trial. And now the alleged shooter's mental health is at question in another lawsuit against his psychiatrist.
A judge has ruled there's sufficient evidence for James Holmes to stand trial for killing 12 people in an Aurora, Colorado movie theater this summer.
Preliminary hearings on the legal fate of accused Aurora movie theater shooter James Holmes wrapped today, after the revelation of disturbing images from Holmes' cell phone.
New evidence emerging from this week's hearings into the Aurora movie theater shooting paints a chilling picture of the meticulously laid bombs waiting for first responders.
Preliminary hearings on the Aurora movie theater massacre began today, and many expect accused shooter James Holmes to pursue an insanity defense. Considering Colorado's unusual laws, he could have a strong case.
James Holmes missed a court hearing in his murder case on Wednesday, and it was later revealed that he was sent to the hospital after slamming his head into a jail cell wall.
Adding one more layer of frustration to the Aurora, Colorado massacre, is the fact that accused shooter James Holmes apparently called a University of Colorado switchboard right before the movie theater shooting spree.
The actual news value of James Holmes' rejected University of Iowa application is questionable, but one thing it does provide is the first real look at the writing of the man accused of opening fire on a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, and that's fascinating.
On Thursday the prosecution in the case against alleged Colorado theater shooter James Holmes gave its most detailed picture yet about what was happening in Holmes' life when he allegedly burst into a theater and opened fire on July 20.
William Sylvester, the judge presiding over the criminal case against James Holmes decided on Monday that most of the documents in his case should remain sealed, but he did release some documents, which at least provide a clue to what evidence is going to come into play.
Offering the first hint of a defense strategy in the murder trial accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes, defense attorneys said on Thursday their client was mentally ill.
The newest wrinkle in the Aurora movie theater massacre is bound to elicit even more frustration and anger: According to "sources," alleged shooter James Holmes' psychiatrist warned University of Colorado police about Holmes' behavior weeks before the Aurora shooting.
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The mother of the Aurora shooting's youngest victim, who was also wounded by gunfire, has suffered a miscarriage, adding yet another heartbreaking twist to this horrible story.
This billboard got a lot of media attention this weekend for its meme-style juxtaposition of President Obama and Aurora-shooter James Holmes.
That story about the notebook James Holmes supposedly mailed to a psychiatrist, outlining his plans to shoot up the movie theater was a hell of a scoop for Fox News, but now Aurora prosecutors are saying in a court filing that it was probably all a big hoax.
There are a couple of unpleasant stories coming out Friday in the wake of last week's Aurora, Col. mass shooting.
Fox News is getting some attention for a bombshell report about a notebook supposedly sent to a University of Colorado psychiatrist that may outline Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes' plans for a massacre at a movie theater, but at least one local news organization, Denver's alt-weekly Westword, has doubts.
While the images from James Holmes' court appearance, and his mugshot, were naturally plastered on papers throughout America, the international press also took notice.
An FBI expert's comparison of Aurora shooting suspect James Holmes' booby-trapped apartment to a "house bomb" refers to a technique popularized by Iraqi insurgents in the Diyala Province but apparently never before used in the United States.
ABC News is standing by a Friday story in which it reported that James Holmes' mother identified him as the likely culprit in the Aurora shooting, after she contradicted that report earlier on Monday.
Wikipedia data shows that one of the first questions people had upon learning of Friday's shooting in Aurora, Colorado, was: what's that state's death penalty policy?
In the wake of last week's mass killing in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado, along with discussions of what went wrong, there's a growing debate as to how the media should handle these sorts of news stories.
On the first of what will likely be many appearances in an Arapahoe County courthouse, alleged Auroro, Colorado shooter James Holmes sported dyed orange-red hair and said nothing.
One thing that still continues to shock about Friday's massacre in Colorado is that the suspect, James Holmes, apparently bought his equipment legally, including 6,000 rounds of ammunition and a 100-round magazine.
News broke Saturday night that Aurora police were sent a message electronically threatening more violence if James Holmes wasn't released from prison. Police found and interviewed him on Saturday, but he hasn't been charged with anything in connection with the crime.
Law enforcement officials are starting the process of defusing booby traps set up in James Holmes apartment, though it could still take a few days to diffuse the massive network of tripwires and explosives he set up before leaving for the Aurora movie theater.
The first pictures of James Holmes, the 24-year-old who allegedly opened fire on a theater full of people in Aurora, Colorado, are making their way to the public, as a biography begins to emerge of the man accused in one of the nation's deadliest recent massacres.
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