Explosives found in Colorado shooter's home

2013-10-23 10:57

Three FBI experts say they found four types of explosives and other chemicals when they tested items found in Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes' apartment.

Holmes case: Insanity pleas constitutional

2013-05-30 11:02

A US judge has ruled that Colorado's laws on insanity pleas are constitutional, resolving a legal challenge ahead of accused Aurora cinema shooter James Holmes's expected plea.

US cinema shooter to plea insanity

2013-05-13 17:06

The suspect in the deadly Colorado cinema shootings, plans to ask a judge to enter a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity, a move that may be his best hope of avoiding the death penalty.

Holmes offers guilty plea

2013-03-28 08:13

Lawyers for Colorado cinema shooting suspect James Holmes have offered to have him plead guilty and serve the rest of his life in prison to avoid the death penalty.

Judge OKs 'truth serum' for Holmes

2013-03-12 12:01

The defendant in a Colorado cinema massacre could be given "truth serum" under a court order issued to help determine whether he is insane if he pleads not guilty by reason of insanity.

Psychiatrist sued over US cinema attack

2013-01-17 08:01

The widow of a victim of the US theatre massacre is suing a psychiatrist for failing to have the alleged shooter arrested, despite him having "fantasised about killing a lot of people".

Holmes took self-portraits before attack

2013-01-09 22:34

James Holmes used a cellphone to take self-portraits the night that police say he shot up a Colorado cinema last year.

Police choke up recalling US cinema attack

2013-01-08 10:32

Police have described grim scenes after the Colorado cinema shooting including blood "sloshing" in a car taking victims to hospital, while the gunman was strangely "out of it" when arrested.

Pre-trial hearing in US cinema attack case

2013-01-07 11:00

A suspect is set to appear in court, months after a rampage in a US cinema left 12 people dead, for a hearing that might be the closest thing to a trial the victims and their families will see.

US cinema shooter 'injures head' in jail

2012-11-15 10:02

A judge has agreed to delay a court hearing for alleged US cinema shooter James Holmes after the 24-year-old was hospitalised, having reportedly rammed his head into a wall, says a spokesperson.


Batman killer: Judge OKs insanity plea

2013-06-04 19:40

A Colorado judge accepted an insanity plea by James Holmes, who is charged with multiple counts of murder for a shooting at a screening of a Batman movie.

US judge to decide on insanity plea

2013-05-13 21:55

A US judge has ruled that accused movie theatre shooter James Holmes could plead not guilty by insanity, but says he would not yet formally accept the change of plea.

US wants death penalty for Batman killer

2013-04-01 19:29

Prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against the man accused in last year's movie theatre attack that killed 12, wounded 70 and spurred new gun control laws in Colorado.

Judge enters plea for Batman attack

2013-03-12 21:47

A US judge has entered a plea of not guilty on behalf of alleged Aurora theatre gunman James Holmes, after his lawyers said they were not ready to enter a plea.

US shooting suspect may plead insanity

2013-03-02 10:00

Attorneys for the suspect in a deadly cinema shooting have said for the first time in court papers that they are considering entering a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity on behalf of their client.

James Holmes not ready for plea

2013-01-11 16:03

A judge has ordered the suspected gunman in last year's Colorado cinema shooting to stand trial, but his attorneys say they're not ready to enter a plea.

US cinema attack 911 calls heard in court

2013-01-09 10:56

Relatives have wept in court as frantic 911 calls were played from a US cinema shooting, as prosecutors closed their case for the alleged gunman to face trial.

Batman killing case in court

2013-01-07 17:50

Prosecutors are in court to outline their case against the young US man suspected of shooting 12 people dead at a midnight premiere of the latest Batman film.

Medic declined offer to detain Holmes

2012-12-07 10:45

A psychiatrist treating alleged US cinema shooter James Holmes declined a police offer to detain him for mental health checks after he talked about killing "a lot of people", say reports.

Last photos of shooting victim stolen

2012-10-04 18:47

The grandfather of a 6-year-old girl killed in Colorado cinema massacre earlier this year implored thieves who stole a camera with the last photographs taken of her to return it to the grieving family.

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