ARTICLES RELATING TO US CINEMA SHOOTING

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.

'Joker' on trial for nursery killings

2013-02-22 14:00

A court in Belgium will hear a 53-page charge-sheet against a young man who disguised himself as Batman foe "The Joker" before going on a killing spree at a nursery that chilled the nation.

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.

Prosecutors give up on Holmes's notebook

2012-09-21 08:04

The suspect in Colorado's deadly cinema shooting has appeared in court as prosecutors gave up their fight to see a notebook he sent to a psychiatrist, saying they didn't want to delay proceedings.

Holmes was 'likely facing eviction'

2012-07-30 07:39

Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes was likely facing eviction from the Aurora apartment that authorities say he booby-trapped with explosives last week, neighbours say.

Christopher Nolan laments 'savage' attack

2012-07-23 13:19

The Dark Knight Rises director Christopher Nolan has spoken out against the "senseless tragedy" that left 12 people dead after a mass shooting at a midnight screening of the movie in Colorado.

US cinema attack 'planned for months'

2012-07-22 09:09

American police say the shooting suspect who went on a deadly rampage inside a Colorado movie theatre planned the attack with "calculation and deliberation".

Police focus on suspect's booby-trapped home

2012-07-21 15:46

After a gunman opened fire at a packed showing of the new Batman film in a Denver suburb, killing 12 people and wounding 59 more, police prepared to neutralise explosives in the suspect's booby-trapped home.

 

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.

US gun lobby takes aim at gun task force

2013-01-11 10:03

The top US firearms lobby has emerged from talks with Vice President Joe Biden on curbing violence saying he cares more about stamping out gun rights than protecting school kids.

'A little paranoia' keeps US vigilant: FBI

2012-11-19 14:01

More than a decade after the 9/11 attacks, "a little paranoia" on the part of the American people helps the country remain vigilant to terror threats, says a top FBI official.

Scepticism over Obama's gun plea

2012-08-08 13:12

Despite a rash of mass killings, many Americans are sceptical of calls by President Barack Obama and others for "soul searching" on ways to reduce gun violence in the United States.

Bizarre appearance for 'Batman' gunman

2012-07-23 22:42

His hair dyed orange, eyes staring out blankly or drooping shut, presumed Colorado gunman James Holmes seemed unhinged as he made a bizarre first appearance in court.

Dark Knight box office down after shooting

2012-07-23 10:35

The Dark Knight Rises has recorded strong ticket sales in its opening weekend, but well below forecasts as some moviegoers stayed away after a shooting rampage in Aurora, Colorado.

FBI: No info about more shooting sprees

2012-07-21 18:12

The FBI and Homeland Security Department say there is no information indicating plans for more shooting sprees at movie theatres around the country.

 
Traffic
Lottery
 
  • Tuesday Kuils River - 18:48 PM
    Road name: Polkadraai Road Eastbound
    ROADWORKS between the R102 Van Riebeeck Road and the R310 Baden Powell Drive exit
  • Tuesday Muizenberg - 10:59 AM
    Road name: Main Road Both Ways
    ROADWORKS with stop/go controls at Atlantic Road - expect peak time delays (until July 2015)
 
More traffic reports...
 

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

2 TV Series for R250

Get 2 TV Series box sets for R250 and save up to R148! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Pre-order the Xbox One

Get this all-in-one entertainment system with live TV, movies, social networking and gaming. Pre-order now!

Up to 50% off hair care products!

Save up to 50% on professional hair care products at kalahari.com. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

30% off academic books

Score a mind blowing 30% off academic books! Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Mind blowing deals on electronics!

Save up to 35% on electronics. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.